Carnival season is getting under way in Germany. In Cologne, even immigrants love to join the fun.
Up-and-coming music stars are performing on the streets of the German capital. Berlin Music Week hopes to draw music lovers and industry insiders in a city oversaturated with talent.
Cologne's c/o pop fest always features international artists. In this year's edition, an impressive number of Danes are in the line-up. Singer-songwriter Agnes Obel is joined by five acts from Germany's Nordic neighbor.
For DW host Katty Salie, Carnival in Cologne means dressing up, dancing and singing for six days straight. She shares some hints for getting the most out of the festivities. Alaaf!
Alexandra Kalle discovered her olfactory talent in her late twenties and gave up her career as a marketing expert.
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