Christmasworld is the largest trade fair for Christmas articles in the world. In 2012 it attracted more than 31,000 visitors and was attended by some 900 exhibitors.
In less than six months, Indonesia is going to be the Guest of Honour Country at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Goenawan Mohamad, chairman of the National Committee, talks to DW about his hopes and the major drawbacks so far.
"Music is the key to technology," Brian Eno once said. And true to this maxim, Frankfurt is set to become the home of Germany's first museum for electronic music. But a stereotypical museum this most certainly is not.
As exhibitors at this year's Hanover Fair are showing, networked production is becoming a reality. But it's not yet clear which countries will benefit from what many are describing as a new phase in industrialization.
Indian Premier Narendra Modi has arrived in Germany, where he opened the world's biggest industrial trade fair in Hanover - along with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Modi is hoping to woo potential investors.