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the seeds of civil rights. peace moves in one. thousand nine hundred sixty eight the global revolt starts september first column d w. i may want to welcome to a new week of euro max with me your host megan lee from prolific productions to vito we've got a packed show in stores as a here's a look at what's coming up. gentle giants a renowned french spirit or group brings huge topics like. speed wheels and you're in touch with my r.
and his wheelchair stunt. company exile following in napoleon's the footsteps on the island of elba. the dutch city of was overrun by giants last weekend now they were part of a production by the french street theatre group royal deluxe the event was a three day interactive experience involving a pub a girl in search of her father or participants on the streets helped her in her search and a we of course were also on hand for the action and to see if the story had a happy ending. a little looking for have father. he's not really hot to most standing and never meet his tone and wearing a diving suit. still she wanders through the streets of new.
i think it's magic yes yes grace mystery and that's it show huge it's amazing how yeah how they get the mold to sing out in syria listening i love to see it it makes me feel like a little child again i think it's more a fairy tale. why is she looking for her father. and what does the don't have to do with this. morning and the fun to the sleep with a busy day ahead. as one of europe's capitals of culture this year. invited the royal deluxe street theater troupe to come and perform claudia will guy is the producer she has to make sure everything goes off smoothly local volunteer students will help keep the public safe. crew in the costumes half of them a film roles allows half of the local people. stay in over the last two weeks to
learn how to make that movement and then up in the crane you'll see there are more people manipulating their heads but you know what you forget you get lost in them as giants that mean. that. the extras are called lilliputians by all by the dolls. they wake up the giant and get ready. he's made a board where he's close to three times he's suspended from a huge crane with cables and machinery and lots of heating and then the fusion is will make him look like a man. was found just by itself to stick directors or move coke or in one thousand nine hundred seventy nine in front of. his giants have since traveled the world. in two thousand and nine they were in berlin to celebrate the anniversary of john. and reunification. should be he can get us through.
the difficulty for a show such as the giants. is to create scenarios that reflect the history of the city where it's playing. in a word and that was not so hot the people in this region have always had to battle the north sea and keep the water at bay so cuckoo concocted a story in which a giant comes down to one hundred fifty thousand humans came to watch the story unfold as the giant divers do for a look for him accompanied by her playful puppy. philippine troops have their work cut out for them two teams take turns jumping off a platform clinging to cables to raise the fees of the giant he maintains a speed of one kilometer per hour. others have to move.
the people remove the feet they have to make sure that they don't jump into the audience because it's quite a problem sometimes because the audience is quite close and you don't want to knock people over all something like that so it's very challenging to make sure that we jump straight forward. and that you don't run into people. like me take the girl and her dog take a rest in front of her over her from the famous leaning tower of labor. and then dole lose their people and that's extraordinary thing about rosa lux that's why people love them because they stop being pop they stop being marionettes and you just look at the munich at their face you look at their emotions and their movements you watch and take in their story. the family drama
enthralls the townspeople and goes to the light while into the evening. finally a huge happy ending father and daughter are really you know he says. the troops next adventure will be in the poll in october. so you did have a happy ending are you turning now to a brief look at other stories making headlines on the cultural scene including a new cafe in london dedicated to the doc sent but first as dirty as a broken out in song last week and more on the reason why at the top of today's express. one super sized choir gathered in the estonian capital tallinn on sunday they sang for exactly one hundred minutes nonstop to celebrate one hundred years of the estonian republic famous singers actors and choirs joined in singing traditional
folk songs sweden's crown princess victoria and her husband prince daniel also attended the event the estonian song festival dates back to one thousand sixty nine every five years thousands gathered to sing together in one of the world's marja just amateur choral events. the enya will festered us a new order to our going to has drawn to a close in northern portugal each year we honored a customer hosts the colorful three day festival one of its highlights is the more do me a parade over six hundred thirty women showcase the traditional costumes of the region and where great quantities of gold many of the pieces are actually heirlooms dating back centuries and are only shown in public on this day. and the cafe designed especially for ducks one dog. opened in london on sunday.
for a nose and the back of popcorn were handed out to the canine visitors but that had to pay an entry fee. the one they didn't control she was a runaway success the dogs wrapping up both the treats and the movie attention the organizers had previously hoped pompom cafes for the french bulldogs. moving on now to an inspirational story about a young man who knows what it's like to overcome obstacles at the age of nineteen a car accident cost bjorn patrick meyer a part of his leg but that didn't stop him from pursuing sports with a passion now at thirty three meyer is a wheelchair skater athlete competing in events all over europe we caught up with him at a skate park and how mark. overcoming limitations starts in the mind.
to run patrick meyer is one of germany's leading wheelchair skaters but today he's struggling to reach the top of the half pike. i can't get as high as i want to. wheelchair skating is a relatively new discipline it began at the start of the millennium in the us the thirty three year old has been a serious wheelchair skater for four years and is passionate about the sport skating skating is a very free thing you don't go by rules but my feeling is. it's true to life it's fun and liberating five. that some things young patrick particularly treasures at the age of nineteen he was involved in a serious car accident he spent months in a coma his right leg was amputated above the knee but he refused to give up watching videos of wheelchair skaters inspired him as he fought to rebuild his life
. does s.r.u. always does and when i saw the first video i was still in the hospital. i knew that walking and running wouldn't be possible anymore. and then i thought this is a goal i can pursue i want to do this but if. patrick meyer competes regularly in tournaments for wheelchair motocross known as w.c. m.x. . two years ago he came in sixth at the world championships in texas points are awarded for each trip according to the level of difficulty and the standard of performance. just like regular skateboarding wheelchair skating is not without its risks. to doing this is sure it hurts a bit it always hurts when you fall but you know immediately what mistakes you made so you don't say annoyed for a long fight the best thing to do is get right back up and carry on which is what
i'd better do now. you know those might have been with you. once a month patrick meyer gives courses in wheelchair skating even those who don't want to enter competitive sport find the wheelchair training helps increase their independence. it's a form of self determination pursuits but it makes a real difference if you can get up onto a sidewalk yourself without help from others. that's something that skating does for you it gives you confidence. everybody needs to be able to move around movement is everything. in the lead up to a tournament patrick meyer is out on the halfpipe every day he trains for up to six hours a day skating is clearly much more than a hobby for him. to skate me. but if i didn't have skating i wouldn't be able to get out of bed so it inspires me to keep going. and that doesn't only apply to skating but also two other day to day problems i have to face i take the same
approach there as in skating i might not make it tomorrow but eventually i'll get there. and eventually he makes it to the top of the half pipe. the singer and songwriter can frankie is actually known for melancholy slow beats tunes of blood on her latest album called bad behavior she stands up the tempo notch and has created music that fits more into the pop and dance of genre well frank is all strongly and but she relocated to berlin about fourteen years ago and our next report she tells us about the change she's made in her musical direction. frankie first made a name for herself with melancholy songs in the manner of folk music now she's reengineered herself.
to respond. to her latest album is more pop than folk with electronic elements and much more energy. she recently performed in the german city of you know. that it had seen a shift folk music xanga shading i've written a lot of folk music and i didn't want to repeat myself and it makes no sense for an artist to bring out yet another record of mournful ballots with a guitar accompaniment now want to be direct speak my mind and have fun. and it's. all made me very danceable but it's also a critical political song against racism and homophobia. says. she.
was. living here in germany may have played some part in god frankly reinventing herself . i come from sydney and australia is the slave life is good there on the whole people don't go out and demonstrate so well not often and so here it was in berlin that i encountered protests i lived in courts back for six years old in that neighborhood i felt there was a demo just about every weekend. if i was. she came to berlin for a year abroad in two thousand and four rent was cheap when people were refreshingly different she got her first recording contract here when she went home to sydney she says she found a conservative in saudi. mrs
cat frankie version one sad poetic upbeat cluny. her music is rarely political but always has presence. and it did she feel she had to turn to pockets to awaken her inner rebel. i really do wish i were a total rebel unfortunately i'm not. i am a bit defiant and i have strong opinions. that i'm not a rebel i know it's sad but i am trying. i was was a. can't frank you know works with loops songs and fragments of song she combines and layers them. it's six.
six. these. things. like this with only her voice. for she had times does sound like the ballad singers of your. broaching dread but around the bad behavior once more it's not an invitation to passive pretty and resignation there's too much drier energy for that. there's all of us in this bit wanting it and we all know we're living in complicated times like many people who lost their opinions at very high volume on the internet there's lots of outrage perhaps we need to see it the more action i. see on t.v. . talking about
action the energy proved infectious and you know the audience abandoned their seats and started to jump around. cranky has come a long way. when thinking about our carbon footprint you probably don't consider that the food you eat also contributes greatly to it in fact by some estimates food production including growing farming processing transporting cooking and so on accounts for at least one fifth of global carbon emissions so how can we reduce our so called food print one company cafeteria in sweden has an interesting idea.
from a hearty meal to deep fried foods to a healthy salad most campaigns offer a range of dishes but here in golf inboard every meal comes with information on its carbon footprint head chef says it's more appetising than it might sound and we don't change so much to try to when we were buying our meat to try to buy meat on the food it makes money for a moment like beef and more fish more speaking on. the production of food generates a considerable amount of c o two. dotted bring those on advises campaigns in restaurants on how to make their menu more climate friendly. that is that you should be able to find troubling information where you find food basically and to make a dent in the climate sort of missions across europe and hopefully the world. just opting for more fruit and vegetables and occasionally forgoing meat can help but
does the extra information really change diners eating habits i usually take this favorite dish but i think you can be said to show you from a same time how can you. help me to show support for something basically. i tend to go for the vegetarian option anyway and knowing that it's better for the environment as well means it makes sense to choose that more often take my notes are you seeing this it will probably give me remind me one more time. it's about the numbers and so sometimes he would expect. so these small reminders could help consumers lean towards a healthier and more climate friendly choice. and finally it's time to take a trip and today we're going to explore the italian island of elba thanks to a viewer request from guatemala daniel wrote in to us wanting to know more about
this part of the tuscan archipelago now it's no secret that italians are generally proud of their country but the people around this region love to talk about their traditions and heritage. summertime is high season for tourism on the island but that didn't stop us from packing our bags and exploring the sights. the ferry to alba takes an hour. time enough to look forward to the beautiful beaches and crystal clear water. when you stroll through capital port affair you will find plenty to remind you that the island's most famous resident was napoleon bonaparte. riparian lived in exile in the. ten months in eight hundred fourteen and fifteen. a group of local history enthusiastic like to dress up in the polling. for special occasions they're proud that the former french m for
a change this island for his exile. was ruler of the tiny principality napoleon had ten thousand subjects and an army of one thousand men. and in the few months that he was here and managed to give the capital city porto for iow an administrative structure and night the island as his little empire. turned porter for io into a miniature. life here. in eight hundred fifteen napoleon return to france and try to reestablish himself that ended at waterloo. today most visitors to the island of vacationers elba has large beaches but also many small coves accessible only by boat or long hikes.
hike you have the feeling of having truly accomplished something like climbing a mountain peak but of course it's very nice in a canoe or on a ship. if you are looking for a comfortable bed. never the less ringing way to reach the top of the elvis highest mountain take the cable car in mary qana in the northwest of the island in just twenty minutes it will take you to the peak of money take up on e one thousand nine hundred meters the highest point on. it has a view over the entire twenty seven kilometer long island. from here you can see the italian mainland it to rain or coast with. the town closest to. fair i set off for puerto rico i continue on from here. from there you can see corsica. a perfume or in the
harbor town has made it his goal to capture the sense of the island with the person . several shops on elba sell it as a souvenir tourists like the idea that they're taking a bit of a seat back home with them and not just because of its color. sense we use only plants from the mediterranean region like curry plant. also known as madonna or strawberry tree of rosemary lavender and many other indigenous plants but. when we want to watch the scent of the sea there was the death of bill and seaweed and then of course the sea breeze that transports the salty scent. the town of cap only very on the south of the island is great for an evening stroll
. seanie has operated his restaurants here for more than forty years. he specializes in fish and seafood. surprising on an island. there's sort of a little bit of everything you find here is a traditional mine and you keeps its feet firmly on the ground a little but mostly i bake fish in the oven or barbecue it that's what people like shit. after the heat of a summer day the cool evening allis are a pleasure on elba. and you can count on the sun shining again and again throughout the high season in july and august. and with that it is time to say goodbye but before we go i want to let you in on this week's draw now says most of europe is experiencing some of the hottest temperatures on record we would like to know if you have any tips on how to survive
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