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The cat is out of the bag at last in Kassel. For a long time the theme of documenta 13 was a well-kept secret, but now the final preparations for this major international art event are underway. The art world will be gathering in Kassel again from 9 June 2012. Every five years, the city in the middle of Germany is transformed in a museum of contemporary art for 100 days.
Experience the African zest for life: the spotlight is on music stars from the Cape Verde Islands and Senegal at the “International Afro Music Festival”, better known as the “Africa Festival Würzburg”. This year’s event will be taking place from May 25 to 28, 2012 on the “Mainwiesen”. Würzburg, the university town in Franken, will be hosting the festival for the 24th time, again uniting thousands of fans of African music and culture, and of course numerous artists from Africa and the Caribbean.
A journey through the music and culture of Africa
They develop a pocket-size medical microscope from a smartphone, analyze the behaviour of football fans in the stadium based on the principle of swarm intelligence, or invent a mucking-out machine for horse stables – in other words, original solutions for everyday activities.