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Wunderbar Together

  • Word of the Week: Partnerstadt

    Have you ever strolled around your city center, only to find a street, town square, or even public transportation seemingly honoring another city? Are there regular cultural festivals based on…

  • “Wunderbar together” with the South Carolina National Guard

    A delegation of the German Armed Forces Command, USA and Canada visited the South Carolina National Guard in Columbia from March 14-17, 2019 to support the good relations with their…

  • Looking back at 2018

    The year 2018 has been eventful and rewarding. Let’s reflect on a few highlights! Early in the year, Germany participated in the Winter Olympics, coming in second with a total…

  • “Better than Berghain”: German Embassy hosts “Wunderbar Goes Underground” alumni dance party

    What do you get when you mix DC’s coolest underground venue, the graffiti-covered abandoned trolley station/arts space Dupont Underground, with one of Berlin’s hottest DJs, psychedelic video projections, and hundreds…

  • Find Wunderbar Together events near you!

    You may have heard about Wunderbar Together, a year-long campaign celebrating German-American friendship. With more than 1,000 events in all 50 states, Wunderbar Together  may be coming to a town…

  • Building bridges, celebrating friendship

    What symbolizes the friendship of two nations better than a bridge between them? A slackliner walking across a highline between two hot air balloons, one featuring the German flag and…

  • Breakdance meets Bach: The Flying Steps perform at the Lincoln Memorial

    Four-time break-dance world champions the Flying Steps held a special performance at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. to kick-start our year-long campaign, Wunderbar Together – a celebration of the…

  • German astronaut Alexander Gerst sends us a message from space

    Last week, we received a very special message from space. German astronaut Alexander Gerst – the first German to command the International Space Station – sent a message to earth…