Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
China, Korea, Mongolia, Taiwan
The fire rooster cometh
East Asians celebrate New Year on January 28, and for the Chinese, it’s the most important holiday of the year. Leaving windows and doors open and lights on all night is said to bring good luck; fireworks and firecrackers scare away evil spirits.
An exhibition called “Night Fever. Designing Club Culture 1960 – today” opens at the Vitra Design Museum on March 17. The total works of art displayed there will transport you back to the glitzy world of legendary discothèques.
Even on a rainy day, Klara and Johanna Söderberg, aka First Aid Kit, evoke sunny feelings with their folk and country tunes influenced by Emmylou Harris, June Carter and Johnny Cash. The sisters from Stockholm are launching their new album, Ruins, in Berlin (March 8) and Hamburg (March 10).