Kollwitz’s artwork on display in Dublin focuses on war and, in particular, the grief felt after the death and destruction caused by it.
People in Leipzig have been pitching in to help its sister city of Houston as it reels from Hurricane Harvey’s devastation, amid a partnership that has lasted over two decades.
On 24 August, the community center at Leipzig East will spotlight Irish culture.
The beauty of the project is that it can be actively enjoyed, with not only the sight and intellectual senses being awakened, but with the possibility of hearing music samples at each location, or imagining the songbird in a Leipzig park which inspired one of Mahler’s melodies.
The irony of the situation we see today is that the party helping Theresa May fulfil her Brexit promises conforms in several ways to the definition of right-wing extremism from the Verfassungsschutz.
If St. Patrick’s Day is about celebrating Irish culture, and Irish culture is drinking, then we are doing a pretty good job. Saint Patrick, however, may be turning in his grave.