Current News

A birthday present for “Momo”

Thursday, 15. August 2013 - 10:32

After 40 years of “Momo” her magic ist still unbroken. What better occasion than this joyous anniversary to give Michael Ende's website a commemorative, yet fresh new look?
Stay tuned for more news on “Momo”'s anniversary as well as event information and a fantastic announcement!

Jim Button goes Bundesliga!

Saturday, 13. August 2011 - 19:15

Football fans might know it already: From this season, FC Augsburg play in the Bundesliga – the top league! And it is not only the club that was promoted but Jim Button as well. After every goal Augsburg score the tune „Eine Insel mit zwei Bergen“ (“An Isle with Two Mountains”), will be played, the song from “Jim Button”, the famous classic from Augsburger Puppenkiste. In the ARD sports programme “Sportschau” on 6 August, the Jim Button puppet was even shown after a goal by Augsburg! Jim Button became a symbol and mascot for FC Augsburg when the club started cooperation with the puppet theatre of Augsburger Puppenkiste, probably the most famous attraction of the city. Jim and Luke are thrilled. And so are we!

The official website of Michael Ende — Now available in English!

Monday, 16. May 2011 - 14:59

Dear Fans of Michael Ende all over the world,

Because of the huge interest during the last few months, we have decided to translate our Website about the life and work of Michael Ende into English and go online with it under the address "".
This means that for the first time comprehensive information about the fantastic storyteller and explorer of inner worlds are available in English.
Where current news is concerned, this will in future also be translated into English and published on the English website as quickly as possible.

We hope with this step we have helped all the fans of Michael Ende who cannot read German to satisfy their curiosity.

Have fun exploring!
Roman Hocke