“Jugend Musiziert”: Young Talents Impress Jury With Professionalism and Sensitivity

Zwickau (dpa) – At the end of the national competition “Jugend musiziert” the jury chairman Ulrich Rademacher praised the high level of the young musicians. They had deeply impressed the federal jury and left them speechless often enough, Rademacher summed up on Saturday. “Here, 13 and 14-year-olds play music with a sensitivity and professionalism that […]

Saxony focuses on improving early childhood education in kindergartens

Dresden (dpa/sn) – Saxony wants to improve the quality of early childhood education in kindergarten facilities. “If, on the one hand, we complain that it is becoming increasingly difficult to teach basic skills such as reading, writing and arithmetic in primary school, then we must not only look at primary schools, but also put day-care […]

Police seek witnesses with video evidence of ATM explosion in Wilsdruff

After the ATMs were blown up in Wilsdruff at the end of April, the police are looking for witnesses with a video. This was announced by the authority. The video shows how the unknown perpetrators load the loot and race away in the getaway car, a dark Audi. It was apparently taken from a house […]

“Treetop Path Without Trees: The Controversial Attraction in Nyírmártonfalva”

The small town of Nyírmártonfalva, just under 30 kilometers from Debrecen, has a new attraction that is now nationally known: the treetop path without trees. Like the Hungarian investigative portal Transparent reports, the municipality received the equivalent of around 160,000 euros in EU funding for the project, which, in addition to the “treetop path”, also […]

Meyer Burger Raises 230 Million Euros in Convertible Bond for Production Expansion

Hohenstein-Ernstthal (dpa) – The solar manufacturer Meyer Burger is collecting more money to expand its production. The Swiss company with production sites in Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt announced a convertible bond for 230 million euros on Wednesday. It will be issued via the German subsidiary MBT Systems, it said in a statement. The aim is to […]

Study Reveals the Most Polite and Impolite Cities in Germany: Bochum Takes the Top Spot

In which major German cities don’t you get bumped into on every street corner? Where in Germany do you only get snotty answers to polite questions or no answers at all? In which municipality is there still something like basic civil decency? The British market research consultancy Censuswide investigated these and other questions in order […]