Was the reformer Martin Luther a new media pioneer? The exhibition "On the 8th day God created the Cloud" at the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz gives a modern twist to the relation between book printing and Reformation.
This weekend marked the beginning of the 136th annual Tree Blossom Festival in Werder, a small town west of Potsdam. Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to attend this year's event, which runs until 3 May.
On the Arber mountain in the Bavarian-Bohemian mountain ridge the members of mountain rescue service celebrate the end of the winter season with a special tradition: They melt the leftover snow with torches and fires.