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everybody it's time for you oh daily dose of european culture and lifestyle here at euro max let's take a look at what's coming up in the show. knights of the stocks we present you the winners of this year's european film awards. talk of the town a new taste sensation arrives in london. and christmas is coming the german town of laotian is a winter wonderland. well let's start off with the european film awards which took place here in berlin over the weekend the german capital hosts europe's uncensored the oscars every second year and films from all over the continent competed of the last thirty years of awards ceremonies british and french films have scooped up the most honest but this year the three thousand members of the european film academy cost of a. different way. europe in comedy two thousand and seven
seem the square thanks. to thank. god we've come a bit repetitive here this square thank you the un doubted star of the evening with sweden's the square it took home prizes for best european film best actor best screenwriter best director and best comedy. director reuben aslan's work takes a satirical look at the art business. competition is fierce. if you place an object in a museum for instance if we took you bag and placed it here but that may get out.
ok. the awards are seen as europe's answer to the oscars winners are chosen by the more than three thousand members of the european film academy which is led by german cinema legend them vendors this year the ceremony took place in berlin. the best actress award was taken by alexandra barbie for her role in the one carrying romance on body and soul. thank you emotional both on and off the silver screen. thank you i can speak. thank you. german director focus on dog presented the achievement in world cinema work to french american actors julie delpy. thank you for. thank you we almost had to have the rose to international fame in
the one nine hundred ninety s. with before sunrise which costars ethan hawke. the first film of what would become a trilogy. her most recent role was as a teacher in the comedy drama the bachelor just as varied that. this year's winner of the lifetime achievement award is russian director of xander sokoloff thank. his film russian ark from the year two thousand and two was shot as one single sequence. loving vincent won best animation the polish british biography brings paintings by
artist vincent van gogh to life. to do so seen shot with real actors were painted over frame by frame with oil paints. a european film awards a gala event for europe spillman industry. and the dark comedy the square will be in the running for an oscar nomination next year to. now let's take a look at what else is happening around europe right now our express features a three ton christmas cake but first a look at some of the german nominees at next month's golden globes. german director. in the fade has been nominated for a golden globe in the best foreign language can't agree the film is about a woman who seeks justice for her kurdish husband and son killed in
a neo nazi attack. german film composer hans zimmer also has a good chance of winning another prize. his school for the war drama dung kirk is nominated for the best film music award he already has two golden globes. the nativity scene made from sand is now on display in the northern italian town of years alone. it took artists eleven days to create using some one thousand cubic meters of sand. little by little to very nice very beautiful last year there were a lot less sculptures this year there are many more years old up against the first time i come to gaze in a really good i'm amazed me that most exciting also because it's the first time for me the work with its traditional motifs will remain on show until february eleventh . done fest
a traditional christmas cake festival in today's. then took place last weekend thousands watched as a huge cake weighing almost three thousand kilos was paraded around the city afterwards the cake was sold for a good cause at the local christmas market. is the seventy's instead it's a giant stall and which is composed of three hundred seventy five different parts that's our christmas cake. the first huge down then was baked in today's then back in the seventeenth. now staying in germany we travel west to the city of bone for some beethoven it's almost two hundred fifty years ago that the composer was born in the city and his legacy is still celebrated to this day pianists from all over the world came together for the biannual beethoven competition for an incredible ten days they've played it out for the prize money thirty thousand euros the w.
is the competition's media partner so we took a closer look at the beethoven bonanza. and outstanding performance as alberto federal plays lou began beethoven's piano concerto number four. the twenty one year old italian wins one of the most prestigious awards for young pianists in the world the international telecom beethoven competition bon. didn't believe this year this is the final. it's like the dream for it's the first
and the first place in an international that you know from british always good to say this award but here it's it's even more satisfaction. a few hours earlier the tension was running high among the finalists. along with carol there was whole chong lee from south korea she would end up taking third. and japanese pianist tamaki kitamura he came in second. the jury was made up of nine experts from six different countries. both of. other clubs have taught federal has all the qualities needed to succeed
professionally as a musician. so good. it's his playing was wonderfully stable stability itself. from the first round to the last he was an excellent form in this to form. some of the most talented young players in the world who participated in the by annual beethoven competition that was created in two thousand and five. this year there were twenty four contestants from seventeen countries the competition takes place over ten days there are four rounds in all the finalists play for a full house the crowning achievement. will never get enough of it all right and it has its own atmosphere it's a magic i even if that sounds a little kitschy to say it's the truth i must but for those who are familiar with the house where beethoven was born i think about the kind of situation he was in when he ran these pieces i think it's a special experience it's
a privilege to experience this. lou big van beethoven was born in this house and barn in seventeen seventy today it's a museum the composer left bon when he was twenty two but he still ever present in bon statues employers commemorate him. there's even one at the end where he was a regular guest. the city puts on a music festival dedicated to his work every year in late summer. make a wagner directs the event which partners with the piano competition. trust yourself i think the public's general enthusiasm for it is very infectious and i have to say that i think that what these youngsters accomplished is simply center asked in surprise.
alberto farrow takes on thirty thousand euros in prize money and that's not all i think will get more concert and anyway. i just feel like playing a first floor for the audience and trying to enjoy its best for. the claim for a young pianist in bonn where once the young beethoven himself played. the craft beer trend here in europe has been taking beer brewing to the next level creative and innovative flavor combinations include chili porter chocolate stout and cucumber ale and the boundaries of what's possible are being pushed further than ever by so-called beer wrist and london's shoreditch district
a local brewery teamed up with a neighborhood cafe to create a blend of beer and coffee which they've dubbed la tale perhaps not suitable as a substitute for your early morning cup of joe. it smells of coffee here in the london to speak to shortage. and they certainly doesn't look like a down the list for us and. the something quite different about it it sounds a holic. level the hybrid be a coffee drinks and also here in the popular is not ale. the big coffee consumption was the brainchild of kieron gillen in the meantime for a it's a combination of espresso coffee porter that contains coffee and nine percent alcohol at the cold cream of the crop the full percent. of the idea behind this is that we've got a nice long beer with a little bit of luck has it which gives it the body and the feel of the milk to in
the cream is that. you a nice bit of a hazy view of it that's the moat and then there's just a quarter and this is what we have out of the coffee so we we work with. the suspect design this the being that's going into this to roast it ok to really discuss quarter. back in huge coffee roasters. this is where the tube is a combined in different ways to create family s.b. arista coffee. cane stanton is a risk stone and he thinks the coffee beans from el salvador optic he says. to the board. looking for coffee that had lots of body lots of power and chocolate flavors and the kind of compression the cool to do well. this is a band that should be enjoyed in moderation. not only didn't the espresso
a pull to have much more alcohol than your average pint it's also packs quite a caffeine punch. i would estimate around about two to three hundred milligrams so quite a lot of that will be a bit more than double espresso. but the customers he did seem worried about high now calling caffeine levels. i don't know if. you know what to call the. most made of what you know you can get like coffee stouts in the public and i know my still holds such a rush but what about i think use these to taste not really see me there but they can combine enough good way to get this is the only thing you drink i'm not going. to do that so you don't want to go to bed in which case the last sale is perfect it will certainly keep you going through the night.
now it's time for this week's series home for christmas we're taking you on a tour through europe hunting down the origins of some of the biggest christmas time traditions and we're starting off in germany by traveling to laos which is situated in the highlands of the state of tubing and the town was founded in fifteen ninety seven when two glass blowers full permission from the governing juke to build a village workshop amid all the resources in place the picturesque town became a hotbed for glass production. but it was christmas ornaments that really put laos on the map one hundred sixty years ago the christmas borehole was invented the becoming a huge success all around the world so let's take a look at the delightful decorations that are produced in the town to this day.
in lotion the bubbles are still blown by hand. in the run up to christmas the fragile art works can be seen wherever you go. the christmas tree decorations market takes place on the first two weekends of advent. visitors come from far and wide. it's an old and by it's a feast for the beach ball because more beautiful than the last it was johan's really beautiful. many customers prefer handmade christmas ornaments to mass produced industrial ones. thank you for now there's a lot of competition but these remain very popular many customers want reassurance that they really are made in laos. alongside bubbles glass birds are also extremely popular. but the gnocchi through its income puts on traditional i remember when they were put under the christmas tree when we offered
by. all kinds like these on the nuts as well. the friends tell you i think it's great here but we just need the snow adds to the lovely atmosphere. and your unusual items the m o g s which is his. name all the way from the north pole to see the real craftsmanship here if you. you know how the bottles are blown by hand the group. can be out and. crafts people have been working with glass for over four hundred years the village grew up around the glass works christmas ornaments were first made in the middle of the nineteenth century. the town's museum of glass art has many old treasures on display. exports began early many went to pennsylvania in the u.s.
. but why did the people here start making christmas ornaments. their legend has it that. apples on nuts that's what people back then used to decorate the tree. he couldn't afford to buy and so he made his own ornaments from . that and now it's out last christmas ornaments came about. because. today there are five glass blowers here who are specialized in christmas ornaments . just one of them. he still uses molds made by his grandfather. but if you know my grandfather made many birds in his life. my mother always said that if all those birds were to wake up and fly away it would darken the sky. a mixture of silver
and ammonia is put into the glass mold. then the works are dried and painted. on produces mainly birds but he has many other shapes as well. there's a huge variety of christmas ornaments on sale of the glass works in love and they're there all year round even when it's not cold and snowy outside. we've already found christmas bogle's these are the ones on the short list here for i'd like to send his best time to the glass plates in a special i don't anstice to get these and she wanted something from still a device you know a flower shop. christmas is coming and the glass blowers of lotion will help make it a season of light and good cheer. and
we'll be showing you plenty more of where christmas customs come from in upcoming programs now we'd like to know where you like spending the festive season have a look on our website d.w. dot com slash lifestyle and tell us where you'd most like to spend christmas at the end of the week one of you lucky participants will win this euro max wrist watch now you can also get in touch with us to find out more about european holiday destinations today euro max extra two seasons exploring the swiss city of zero. joycelyn from guyana told us she wants to know more about switzerland largest city which is situated in the north of the country with snow already falling now it looks like syria will be enjoying a white christmas this year. so we went and took a stroll through this winter wonderland.
zurich in december sparkles like a giant christmas tree the city's cathedral defines the skyline and at this time of year the atmosphere and switzerland's largest city is quaint and cozy. even the opera house is lit up for the occasion. for third year running the opera house is offering free daily christmas concerts in the late afternoon we do not see him or always trying to attract a new audience to the opera house and get them excited about what we have to offer and i thought about how it's too bad that with the christmas market and so many people right at our front door the door is closed but just come be so i thought about it and came up with the idea of a music oriented advent calendar. today french composer diaries mijo is on the program. the musicians choose the pieces themselves for the fifteen minute concert they might be short but they always draw in a big crowd. that's too bad it was super good everyone played really
well since so super it's a great way to relax after a hard day's work it's. just a stone's throw away from the opera house and the christmas market is the city circus which only takes place during the advent period. circus conelly has been performing for over two generations director rob augusta a former las vegas performer says his family circus has become something of a zurich tradition. with us our circus has been in the middle of the city on an island for twenty six years the bright lights and stars in the tent show the residents of zurich that it's almost christmas artists from all over the world take to the stage in various acts which last about ten minutes each one more impressive than the next.
for many people a visit to zurich isn't complete without cheese fondue the city's oldest fondue restaurant is located in the historic part of town. a town she has been working here for over twenty years preparing the restaurant signature fun to. the french make their fondue with just cheese and wine like i'm doing here to the cheese melts . the swiss we here at hotel adler add a bit of cornstarch and cherry liquor. the restaurant uses four different swiss cheese is in its fondue giving it a rich taste the cheesy treat dates back to the seventeenth century and has changed little since. then finally told us christmas tree belongs to the superior class of borel hotel which has turned its front yard into a winter wonderland the hotel dates back to eight hundred forty four and boasts
a long line of guests including german composer richard wagner but also does its part to give back to the community. and of course we do plus. we have a large douglas pine tree outside in our park which we decorate with many lights were these and this year we've installed a new technology which lets the light shine more brightly and beautifully. as there are now seventy thousand lights making it the biggest christmas tree in switzerland and on the friday before the first we offer a gifted circs residence and that is an open invitation to the hotel. festive lights in the center of spiced wine makes zero a truly magical place at christmas time. well looks like zurich is well. visit to get into the festive spirit that's all from us for today for more euro mike stories be sure to check us out on facebook where we
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