For most of the 20th century, the country of Georgia was under Soviet rule. A lot of Russian traditions flowed across the border–sometimes influencing–sometimes replacing native Georgian traditions. Now, 20 years after Georgia became independent, religious communities want to unearth one of those lost traditions: sacred song.
The East German government saw the rise of skateboarding as an unwelcome Western influence. It is all the subject of a new documentary “This Ain’t California.”
For the Geo Quiz, we are looking for the financial hub of Germany. In fact the city’s business district is referred to as “Mainhattan.”
An art installation in Berlin is aimed at getting Germans to think about cultural and ethnic differences.
A German composer set stock charts and financial data to music. The video became a YouTube hit.