Video Active presents a vast collection of television programmes and stills from audiovisual archives across Europe. It also provides articles and comparative analysis on European TV history. Video Active makes available resources to explore the development of television in Europe, but also the televising of cultural and historical events within and across nations.
The Matthiae meal in Hamburg is the world's oldest feast dinner which was celebrated the first time in 1356. It was named after the Matthiae day, 24 February, the first day of spring in medieval times.