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“alles mit maß und ziel” – Everything with measurement and goals

The German idiom “alles mit maß und ziel” is literally translated as “everything with measurement and goals” which is interpreted by some people to be the equivalent to the English idiom “everything in moderation.” What’s odd about that interpretation is that it doesn’t seem to reflect what’s commonly understood about German culture, society, and history.… Continue reading “alles mit maß und ziel” – Everything with measurement and goals

“Kuliko Jana – Eine neue Zeit” Performed by Oonagh and Helene Fischer in Swahili and German

Music Video Below is “Kuliko Jana – Eine neue Zeit” Performed by Oonagh and Helene Fischer in Swahili and German. [Video Date: 25 Dec 2019. Posted: 15 Mar 2021.] Lyrics (Original Swahili and German) (Swahili) Kuliko JanaKuliko JanaYesu nipende leoKuliko Jana (German) Eine neue ZeitFängt gerade erst an und ich kann sie schon sehenWie im… Continue reading “Kuliko Jana – Eine neue Zeit” Performed by Oonagh and Helene Fischer in Swahili and German

“99 Luftballons” by Nena – Original 1983 German Music Video

“99 Luftballons” is a song by the German band Nena from their 1983 self-titled album. Nena is the first album by the band and the second studio album of its singer, Gabriele “Nena” Kerner. Released on 14 January 1983, it’s been part of the music genre called Neue Deutsche Welle (meaning “New German Wave“) movement… Continue reading “99 Luftballons” by Nena – Original 1983 German Music Video