This summer, soccer fans all over the world are coming together in stadiums and in front of televisions to watch their favorite teams play the world’s most popular sport. Last month’s Women’s World Cup was one of the highlights of this summer’s competitive schedule and featured strong performances by both the German Frauen-Nationalmannschaft and the newly-crowned champion US Women’s National team.
The Goethe-Institut Chicago is teaching kids about German language and culture while training the soccer stars of tomorrow at their German Soccer Camps. German trainers visited four schools across the country for three-day soccer camps – all held completely in German!
This summer, Spoonfuls of Germany is launching the summer edition of #AmericaCooksGerman to highlight tasty German delicacies found across the country. Readers are invited to post their own photos of German summer favorites with the hashtag #AmericaCooksGerman.
Recent US Census Data shows the diverse, multilingual nature of the United States. Beyond the two most commonly spoken languages, English and Spanish, Americans reported speaking a range of languages at home, from Haitian Creole to Tagalog. German topped the list in 9 states, more than any other language.
Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto is a multichannel film installation starring Cate Blanchett that uses excerpts from 54 political and social manifestos to create an immersive visual experience. This immersive exhibit can be viewed at the Hirshhorn Museum from now until January 5, 2020.