Euromaxx

Europe in all its diversity and fascination – that's what Euromaxx brings to the screen. Once a week, DW's magazine offers its international viewers absorbing insights into European culture and lifestyle.

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Wrapped from Head to Toe in Straw


What exactly is a straw bear? Euromaxx reporter Max Merrill investigates an old German custom. He had to have himself completely wrapped up in 40 kilograms of straw. Could he even move around in it?


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A Signature Dish from St. Petersburg


This dessert called Mama’s Favorite Flowers looks like a potted plant that fell onto the floor. In fact, it’s a scrumptious creation of chef Igor Grishechkin from St. Petersburg.


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Optical Illusions with Make-up


Italian make-up artist Luca Luce is a master of illusions: He transforms his own face and head with geometric shapes, stairs and cracks. They look amazingly realistic.


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Tickling the Ivories: Pianist Maksim Mrvica


Croatian Pianist Maksim Mrvica lays into the keys with a vengeance. His crossover interpretations of classical and popular melodies are full of character and power. Seeing him live on stage is a captivating experience.


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Traditional: Russia's "Maslenitsa" festival


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.


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Take to the ski slopes - with "Snowfeet"


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.


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The Geneva Motor Show goes electric


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?


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Tim Raue: From gangster to top chef


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.


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Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr


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.


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Mouth-Watering or Stomach-Churning?


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.


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