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A Brazilian girl that used to live in China, who is now studying American Studies in Leipzig and interning for LeipGlo. Has an interest in everything and anything, especially unconventional life stories. Here she will share her view of the world, encounters, and opinions

Lichtfest 2019 and the Peaceful Revolution

in Culture / Entertainment/History/Society
Lichtfest 2019, Augustusplatz
Lichtfest 2019 (Photo: George O'Connor)

Couldn’t make it to Lichtfest 2019? Visit some sites in the city center that celebrate and remember the Peaceful Revolution.

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5Ā common mistakesĀ on InstagramĀ 

in Business/Society
Instagram workshop
Francis MĆ¼ller and Edwin Schmierer at Instagram workshop. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

As LeipGlo spruces up its own Instagram account, here are some helpful tips for how to gain more followers and increase your engagement on the platform, if you’re trying to channel it into growing your own business.

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Life back then: Former GDR residents tell their story

in History/Leipzig/Philosophies
Former GDR residents Michael and Anne Dietrich
Photo courtesy of Michael and Anne Dietrich

Michael and Anne Dietrich are father and daughter, both born during the GDR. On this German Unity Day, they share their story and view of the Peaceful Revolution with The Leipzig Glocal.

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The Peaceful Revolution through a politician’s eyes

in History/Leipzig/Politics
PetraĀ Kƶpping
PetraĀ Kƶpping (Photo from Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA 3.0)

PetraĀ Kƶpping, Minister of State for Equality and Integration of Saxony, shares her experience as a young politician in the GDR during the Peaceful Revolution.

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Just how Bauhaus is your house?

in Cityscapes/History/My Leipzig
Bauhaus exhibit Grassi
BAUHAUS_SACHSEN Exhibit, GRASSI Museum. Photo: Esther Hoyer

Today you probably came into contact with at least one piece of Bauhaus. A brief history, examples and images from the legendary movement, whose 100th anniversary is being celebrated here in Leipzig with a GRASSI Museum exhibit.

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Jewish Week Leipzig: a time to remember

in Culture / Entertainment/What's on
Jewish Week
Age is not an issue, when it comes to celebrating Jewish culture. Public domain photo

This week, Jewish people from all over the world with roots in Leipzig have been coming over to celebrate their culture and remember their past. Here are some event tips for whoever is interested in participating in JĆ¼dische Woche in Leipzig.

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