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Festivals

Melt! walks fine line between alt and mainstream

ImageIt's 30 degrees in the shade - in Thuringia, people are dancing, listening to sound experimenters at work and then cooling off in the lake. Melt is an electronic music festival in a unique setting.

Music

Culture for hope: The Salzburg Festival

Open-air theater with an imposing backdrop: the Salzburg Festival shifted into gear on July 19 with the performance of "Jedermann." More superlative performances follow, up to the finale on August 31.

Society

Crowded out by hipsters, Berlin's elderly keep smiling

The Berlin they grew up in was completely different, run by either the Nazis or the communists. As the Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood now gentrifies, DW's Leah McDonnell speaks with those who were there first.