We should remember the past to build a better future. Every single European country took the opportunity of cinema to tell the story of the atrocities of the last century.
Asterix and Obelix may well have been the first Erasmus students ever! The indomitable Gauls went to several foreign countries: having adventures with delicate Brits, irascible Spaniards, joyful Belgians and the fearless Norse!
The Easter period is a time of great celebrations for many Europeans. In some places you’ll be invited to read whodunnits, write anonymous letters, swing high, dress up as a witch... or get arrested for dancing.
Learn how to throw the Mölkky like the Finns, the Chinquilho like the Portuguese or the Pétanque balls like the French. Get to know how to hit the Croquetballs like the Brits or the Hornussen like the Swiss...
Let’s join the tomato fight in Spain or the sausage tossing in Switzerland! Let’s twist on the frog dance in Sweden or the Bear dance in Moldova! Let’s compete in the wife carrying race in Finland or the Naked run in Denmark!
European creatures are fascinating. They can make you rich in Ireland, bring you gifts in Italy, warn you of upcoming troubles in Turkey, dig you out of an avalanche in Switzerland, protect your city in Czech Republic, or… make roosters crow in Bosnia.
Once the national frontiers crossed, Europeans find in their neighbors cinema a huge variety of drama movies, always depicting the society as it is or revealing a passionate but impossible love story.
New Year’s Eve is approaching, and you are wondering how you could best celebrate it? All you need is Turkish red underwear, Danish old plates, Polish horse-drawn sleighs or Moldovan bear costumes.
There are all across Europe small creatures active in the weird business of collecting teeth. These mysterious creatures work under cover and usually strike at night, when everyone is already asleep. Their existence is a secret for most...
Europe is all about creativity. Think about great inventions such as the telephone, the printed press, cinema, the world wide web or the telescope… Or inventions of our daily lives such as eyeglasses or soft contact lenses...