Bundesliga Total! is a contest held every year by the Goethe-Institut that invites middle and high school students from across the country to compete in challenges that test participants’ soccer knowledge and language ability during the Bundesliga season.
After impressing coaches while on loan from FC Dallas in 2018, American Chris Richards recently penned a permanent transfer deal to play with the reigning Bundesliga champions FC Bayern Munich until 2023.
The Goethe-Institut has partnered with the Public Radio Exchange (PRX), the RIAS Berlin Kommission, KCRW Berlin, and other radio stations and producers in the US and Germany to bring you THE BIG POND, a collection of 50 unique audio pieces released on a weekly basis.
The German-American friendship was on display at SXSW last week. Wunderbar Together, in conjunction with the German Haus and the Sequencer Tour, promoted an entire week of programming that highlighted close ties between the two countries in digital innovation, entrepreneurship, music and art.
Moritz Simon Geist and his robots performed at several venues at this year’s SXSW, including a set at the opening of the festival and a headlining performance entitled “Tripods One” at WUNDERBAR: German Music Night held at the German Haus.