Culture

Babylon in Berlin – Delphi the old Silent Movie Theater

Babylon Berlin – the German TV series provides a glimpse behind the scenes of the Golden Twenties to the audience – an age which, parallel to the world economic crisis, gave birth to the myth of teh so called dance on a volcano. The scenery for the interior shots of the nightclub Moka Efti, with the central dance scenes and stage shows of the television series, is the former silent film theatre Delphi in Berlin-Weissensee.

Veterinary Anatomical Theatre Berlin

The Veterinary Anatomical Theatre Berlin is the oldest preserved academic teaching building in the German capital. Today exhibitions are shown where animals used to be dissected for academic purposes. Built in 1789/1790 by Carl Gotthard Langhans on behalf of King Friedrich Wilhelm II, the building served as part of the Veterinary Pharmaceutical School.

Oktoberfest in Munich – heavy horses, dirndls and barrels of beer

Oktoberfest, the Wiesn in Munich attracts countless visitors from all over the world every year with typical culinary delicacies such as pretzels and obazda, Steckerlfisch and of course, with products of local brewing art. The Oktoberfest offers people from Munich and the surrounding area a good two weeks of exuberant celebration of their traditions, wearing traditional costumes – dirndls and leather trousers.

Iceland Lovely Home – a very beautiful book

Iceland – Lovely Home is the title of a book with personal stories of German women in Iceland. Not all of them emigrated to Iceland because of love or because of horses. However, the Icelandic horse has a very high status in its homecountry. The horses belong to the Icelandic culture and every traveller to Iceland will encounter them sooner or later.

Icelandic Horses in Art and Design

Inspiration Icelandic horses. It was a remarkable exhibition in 2013 in the Felleshus of the Nordic Embassies Berlin and later in the Kulturhaus in Berlin-Karlshorst on the occasion of the Icelandic World Championships in Berlin. The Nordic Embassies showed the Icelandic horse in the mirror of art and design. The fine and practically inspiring exhibition shows exciting exhibits from various media.