In cooperation with American and German radio producers and broadcasters the Goethe-Institut USA produces roughly 50 radio features for the program The Big Pond. A US-German Listening Series. Features are being broadcasted nation-wide in the United States on a weekly basis. All are available for free download in podcast format.
In this episode of The Big Pond: Germany’s beer influence has spread around the world, and one of the epicenters of this trend may be found in New York City. The city is now home to more than two dozen beer gardens and halls and every year Oktoberfest celebrations spanning several weeks are held in each of the five boroughs.