13 February and its significance for Dresden
Historical background and guidelines

  Historic Background World War II in Germany and Europe The second world war lasted 6 years (1939-1945) and represented the largest military conflict in history, involving all of the great powers of the 20th century and killing millions of people from many different countries across the world. It was the first time in recorded history that the civilian population was effected more severely than that of the military. For the first time entire urban areas were destroyed using air attacks. Cities like Warsaw (Poland), Rotterdam (Netherlands), Coventry (United Kingdom) and Dresden (Germany) became symbols of this destruction. In addition to Dresden, many big and […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(13 February – 19 February 2015)

Before we dive right into our tips, we’ll start with a pointer to our upcoming Chinese Cooking Event, taking place next Friday, 20 February from 5 p.m. We have a talented Chinese “chef” who would like to prepare a Chinese dinner with you. So if you’re interested in Chinese cooking traditions and would like to learn something on Chinese New Year festivities along the way, sign up for this event! The fee is €6 and will need to be paid in advance at the Welcome Center. Friends and family are very welcome, too. If you would like to attend the Chinese […]