Creative minds

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A booming creative scene

Cinema, art, games, music, 
design: Germany’s cultural scene is rich, diverse, vibrant, full of ­surprises and international 

IT trade fair CeBIT

What can the latest smartphone do? 
How does a popular tablet PC lie in the hand? 
The specialist trade fair CeBIT attracts more than 200,000 interested visitors to Hanover every year. There you can try out the latest innovations, hands-on.

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Germany is a fascinating x games industry hub.
. . . that a Frankfurt-based com­pany did the animation for the dragons in the US fantasy series Game of Thrones?


The Rap song that sold the most in Germany is
“Au Revoir” by Mark Forster in cooperation with Sido
Germany’s best-selling Rap album ever
“Stadtaffe” by Peter Fox
The most-streamed song in Germany
Cheerleader by OMI, in the Felix Jaehn remix version
German-language artists with the most no. 1 singles in the German charts
Nena and Xavier Naidoo
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Great idea: Mengting Gao set up her own business with a start-up.
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Germany guarantees freedom of the press and expression – the no. 1 medium for young people is the Internet.
Would you like to find out more about culture and the creative industry? Then simply visit one of the following links.
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The creative industry is gaining in importance and offers plenty of exciting jobs.
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Street artists and Hip-Hop musicians say what they think with wit and gravity.