Sequences of Europe

Europeans watch every day millions of short programmes. There are in all European countries very popular broadcasts followed by thousands of citizens. Sketchs and humoristic programmes are gaining every minute hundreds of viewers on YouTube. But, once again, European tend to watch only the production of their national culture. This could be done otherwise, as many European broadcasts are just hilarous and could reach a better audience on the whole continent. With the magic of subtitles, a huge amount of audiovisual content is now made available to everyone. This section compiles some of them.

European Easter Traditions

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.

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European Lawn Games

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…

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European Weird Traditions

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!

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European New Year Traditions

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.

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European Tooth fairies

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…

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European Inventions

Over the last centuries, Europe brought to humanity many of the greatest breakthroughs. Think about the telephone, the printed press, cinema, the world wide web or the telescope… Or inventions impacting our daily lives such as eyeglasses, toothpaste or soft contact lenses…

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European Stand-Up Comedians

Humor is all about language and culture. It seems logical then that Stand-Up comedians make a carrier in their country or the countries in which they share the same language. How much do we know about our neighbours’ sense of humour?

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