GIC News Archive

Photokina: World's Largest Imaging Trade Fair Takes Place in Cologne

Sep 27, 2016 |

The world's largest imaging trade fair - Photokina - took place in Cologne this month, bringing in over 191,000 photography enthusiasts from around the world. The fair showcased new technology in the field of photography.

Thousands Celebrate German-American Culture at the 2016 Steuben Parade

Sep 21, 2016 |
Steuben Parade

Every year, New York City's Steuben Parade marks one of the biggest German-American gatherings in the world. This year, German Ambassador Peter Wittig was named a Grand Marshal.

Ambassador's Residence Features New Exhibit on Influential German Jews of the 19th Century

Sep 15, 2016 |

The Residence of the German Ambassador is featuring a new exhibit that portrays influential German Jews from the founding og the German Empire in 1871 until the seizure of power by the National Socialists in 1933. The exhibit, which was produced by the Leo Baeck Institute, profiles well-known Jewish artists, scientists and thinkers of 20th century Germany.

German Submarine Discovered Off North Carolina Coast

Sep 7, 2016 |
Wreck of submarine U352

After a seven-year-long search, the German submarine U-576 was found underwater off the coast of North Carolina, where it sank in 1942.

Germany Wins Bronze Medal Men's Skiff Sailing

Aug 19, 2016 | Courtesy of Lisa Gabrielson
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First-Time Olympians Erik Heil and Thomas Plößel won the bronze medal in the men's 49er Skiff class at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro. The pair earned their place on the podium in the final race.