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German “bread sommelier” becomes UNESCO cultural ambassador

Holger Schueren loves everything about bread. And he has now been tasked by Germany’s UNESCO commission with spreading his obsession as far as possible in order to keep his country’s world-famous bread tradition alive. Renowned German baker Holger Schueren has an unusual mission in life: Recently named a cultural ambassador …

Mannheim bicycle festival

German city celebrates 200th anniversary of the bicycle

A two-day street festival in Mannheim celebrates 200 years since the ever-popular bicycle was first invented in the south-western German city. A number of stalls were set up to provide information as street musicians and performance artists enlivened the scene. At the historic city’s Water Tower landmark new bicycle models were …