Having troubles falling into Morpheus' arms? We have the medication you need: a compilation of the best nursery rhymes across Europe! From soft and relaxing lullabies to enthusiastic and vivid children's songs, the choice is yours!
Cocorococo! Kikeriki! Kukkeliky! Gaggalagaggalagó! Cocorico! Cock-a-doodle-doo! Europeans are so multilingual that even their roosters speak several languages. Or at least, they believe...
If there is one characteristic all Europeans share across the continent, it is certainly their love for football! But by “football” Europeans don’t mean American football, that you actually play with a rather suspect ball, using your hands and not foot. No! European football!
What is the oldest national anthem in the world? Which anthem can't be sung because it has no lyrics? Which country adapt its anthem to the gender of its monarch? Anthems in Europe are full of surprises...
Ão Ão! Guau Guau! Voff Voff! Bau Bau! Dogs make undoubtedly exactly the same sound all over Europe. But surprisingly Europeans do not hear the same sound... Discover how dogs bark across the continent!
We say “uh…” or “um…” in English, “euh…” in French, “äh…” in German and “yyy…” in Polish. A two-person conversation can sometimes be like a tennis match and filler sounds are typically the most common default sounds in each language.
Beurk! Yuck! Eca! Bleah! It is quite funny to discover that all European languages developed their own words to express disgust in front of a dirty mark, a distasteful meal or a horrible smell.
Achoo! Atchoum! Atchim! Atsjú! Hatschi! Etcì! Why does the same body reaction produce different sounds all over Europe? Europeans use a different onomatopeia to transcribe into words the act of sneezing.
No tradition is observed as consistently as the Christmas Carols – with each country having its own twist, of course. Have a look at the Ukrainian, Norwegian and Czech songs, they will lead you directly to Christmas fairy.
Europeans unfortunately face a desert audiovisual landscape, which doesn’t lack of content but of network. This is all the more a pity, if we just consider that some European music hits would be willing to make the whole continent dance.