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Europe at its best: from culture news to entertainment and glamor! Euromaxx – Lifestyle Europe is broadcast six times a week, bringing engaging insights into European culture and lifestyles to a global audience.

Europe at its best: from culture news to entertainment and glamor! Euromaxx – Lifestyle Europe is broadcast six times a week, bringing engaging insights into European culture and lifestyles to a global audience.
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Europe at its best: from culture news to entertainment and glamor! Euromaxx – Lifestyle Europe is broadcast six times a week, bringing engaging insights into European culture and lifestyles to a global audience.

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English


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Tim Raue: From gangster to top chef

3/16/2019
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He once belonged to a street gang, now he's one of Germany's best chefs: Tim Raue. The Berlin restaurant that bears his name has two Michelin stars and rates among the top 50 restaurants worldwide.

Duration:00:03:11

Take to the ski slopes - with "Snowfeet"

3/16/2019
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They're small, light weight and can be strapped to any boot or shoe: "Snowfeet" are part skis, part ice skates and allow you to almost fly down the ski slopes. It's fast becoming a popular new winter sport.

Duration:00:03:41

The Geneva Motor Show goes electric

3/16/2019
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This year, Switzerland's premier motor show is all about electric cars – from luxury vehicles to powerful sports cars. But is this really the stuff of the future or just a clever marketing strategy?

Duration:00:04:23

Traditional: Russia's "Maslenitsa" festival

3/16/2019
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It's said to drive out the winter and herald the start of Lent: the traditional "Butter Week" or "Maslenitsa". We visit one especially cheerful Maslenitsa festival, in a sculpture park two hundred kilometers from Moscow.

Duration:00:04:41

Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr

3/16/2019
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London’s National Portrait Gallery is showing a major exhibition of Martin Parr’s photos. With much talk about Brexit, it offers an insightful look at all things British - with a touch of British humor.

Duration:00:04:51

Mouth-Watering or Stomach-Churning?

3/9/2019
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Need ideas for dishes to serve to arch-nemeses? The Disgusting Food museum in Malmö, Sweden, has plenty, from casu marzu maggoty cheese to fruit-bat soup. Mouth-watering to some, stomach-churning to others.

Duration:00:03:40

Mountain Photos in a Mountain Museum

3/9/2019
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The history of mountain photography is presented on site: the new Lumen Museum, 2275 meters above sea level, is installed in an old cable-car terminal on Mount Kronplatz in South Tyrol. Ski boots are allowed.

Duration:00:03:53

An XXL Guitar

3/9/2019
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This is heavy metal taken literally: a guitar made of stainless steel and weighing 57 kilos. The average musician alone can hardly budge it. And it has to be tuned with a screwdriver.

Duration:00:02:52

Coffins to Customer Specifications

3/9/2019
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Any mortal wishing to undertake his final voyage in a railway car or a sailing ship instead of the usual oblong box may simply commission a custom hand-made casket from Crazy Coffins in Nottingham.

Duration:00:04:52

German carnival costumes in Venice

3/2/2019
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Horst Raack has won the "Concorso della Maschera più bella", the Venice Carnival's official costume competition, many times with his hand-made creations. He's hoping to repeat that success again this year.

Duration:00:04:53

The Eiffel Tower on a pencil tip

3/2/2019
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Salavat Fidai carves detailed miniatures out of pencil graphite. His figures from “Game of Thrones”, symbols and famous landmarks are just millimeters tall. But he's already amassed a huge following on social media.

Duration:00:03:58

Turning bird swarms into art

3/2/2019
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Spanish photographer Xavi Bou captures the patterns of birds in flight, using the old-fashioned technique of chronophotography and modern computer technology. In doing so he makes nature's hidden beauty visible.

Duration:00:04:02

Europe to the Maxx: Europe's coolest music festival

3/2/2019
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In winter, the Norwegian mountain village of Finse plays host to the Ice Music Festival. The musicians play instruments composed entirely of ice. Euromaxx reporter Hendrik Welling checks out this cool music.

Duration:00:05:03

A top chef with a taste for the sea

3/2/2019
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At his restaurant De Kromme Watergang in the Dutch province of Zeeland, Edwin Vinke whips up dishes using algae, snails and seawater. This winning recipe has resulted in his establishment receiving two Michelin stars.

Duration:00:04:04

Old Masters in Digital Collages

2/22/2019
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British artist Emily Allchurch re-interprets the works of old masters – not with paint and brushes, but with camera and computer. The resulting photo collages are impressive.

Duration:00:03:54

The Lemon Festival in Menton

2/22/2019
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People in southern France call lemons Golden Fruit. Every year, they celebrate the Fête du Citron. A highlight is the sculptures made of citrus fruits. Menton’s Lemon Festival is the only one of its kind in the world.

Duration:00:03:18

Food Trends for 2019

2/22/2019
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Food will be greener. This year’s menu includes freshwater algae. They’re rich in vitamins, protein and minerals. But that’s just one of many taste treats awaiting gourmets in 2019.

Duration:00:04:18

Quirky Customs: The “Glöcklerlauf” Procession

2/22/2019
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Some of Europe’s customs and traditions are a bit off-the-wall. One such is the Glöcklerlauf procession in Austria’s Salzkammergut region. The idea is to scare off evil winter spirits with bells and colored lights.

Duration:00:05:49

Cooking up a symphony

2/16/2019
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At Maguelone Vidal’s dinners, musicians and chefs use conventional instruments and kitchen utensils to cook up a symphony. A wonderful experience that addresses all the senses of the diners.

Duration:00:04:01

Timeless: Bauhaus fashion from Berlin

2/16/2019
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The Berlin-based fashion label Brachmann makes clothes for men and women inspired by the Bauhaus aesthetic. It was set up Jennifer Brachmann who studied architecture and fashion.

Duration:00:03:19