Euromaxx: Lifestyle Europe

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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      A taste of Greece in Berlin


      At Taverna Ousia, Athanasios Gortsas delights his guests with traditional Greek fare. He shows you how to make a delicious dish of lamb shoulder in red wine.


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      At home with Santa


      Way up in the Arctic Circle, near the city of Rovaniemi, there's an amusement park with all the trappings of Christmas. DW heads north to meet Santa in his very own village.


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      DIY: A copper pipe newspaper rack


      Sari Hansen shows you how to make a unique newspaper rack from basic copper pipes. All the steps are explained in a simple video.


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      The Star Wars Saga – So Far – in 3 minutes


      The Star Wars saga from episode I to VII in just 3 minutes – for those who want to join the party chat, and who want to know what came before Episode VIII, without sitting through over 15 hours of galactic swashbuckling.


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      An ark on the slopes of the Carpathians


      This house has a second roof whose ridge digs into the ground. Polish architect Robert Konieczny received a Design Award from Wallpaper Magazine for his "ark" in Brenna, Poland.


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      Greccio: Where the nativity scene originated


      The first nativity play, or re-enactment of Jesus' birth, was staged in Greccio, Italy, in 1223. Saint Francis of Assisi had the idea. The nativity play is still one of the year's highlights there today.


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      Christmas tradition: Nuremberg gingerbread


      The southern German town of Nuremberg has been known for its gingerbread since the Middle Ages. It’s a Christmas specialty that can be enjoyed at the local festive "Christkindlesmarkt".


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      Unique wooden self-assembly toys


      The mechanical toys by Ukrainian company Ugears have fans all over the world. The 3D models are made entirely from wood and are slotted together – no glue is needed. The result: delicate retro-looking contraptions.


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      Zurich at Christmas time


      During advent in Zurich, the city lights up like a Christmas tree. It's a magical place, with its market, circus, and of course, cheese fondue. And what better way to digest than a stroll through the brightly-lit city?


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      A piano competition to honor Beethoven


      The final of the International Telekom Beethoven Competition took place in Bonn last weekend. The event takes place every two years and pays tribute to the piano works of Beethoven, who was born in the city.


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