"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
At the age of 94, Belgian jazz musician and harmonica player Toots Thielemans has died in his sleep. He will be remembered as the Jazz Master.
Montreux this year includes veterans Randy Weston and John McLaughlin, new talent Alina Engibaryan and electro stars Petit Biscuit.
No conventional biopic: actor-director Don Cheadle chose to tap Miles Davis's years of self-imposed seclusion and musical muteness.
Istanbul in Morocco. The band that is – “Istanbul Sessions”. They were in the city of Rabat to present their work at the “Visa for Music” fair. And
Allen Toussaint, one of the giants of New Orleans music, has died after suffering a heart attack. The 77-year-old songwriter collapsed backstage
Lizz Wright has released her new album, Freedom and Surrender, and says it’s a blend of different styles although it’s still her own distinctive
One thing Hurricane Katrina could barely disturb was New Orleans’ Musical heartbeat. The flooding may have devastated the city a decade ago but
Sun, sea and sounds were on the menu at the Black Sea Jazz festival in Batumi. Every July the quiet seaside resort in Georgia is transformed into a
After three decades in the business Lionel Richie shows no sign of slowing up as his sold-out concert at the “Montreux Jazz Festival”
Over 250 local and international artists took the stage at the 22nd edition of the Istanbul Jazz Festival (June 27 – July 15, 2015). Joan Baez, Jools
Sinead O’Connor hit the stage at the Montreux Jazz Festival. The prestigious event is celebrating its 49th year. O’ Conner delivered an eclectic set
US saxophonist Kenny Garrett , considered to be one of the best jazz musicians of his generation, played at the Gnaoua Festival in Essouira,Morocco
They audience can identify to our songs because we are trying to denounce what's wrong, sometimes with irony, sometimes seriously
Kenny G is releasing his 14th studio album. ‘==Brazilian Nights==’ is a tribute to bossa nova – a blend of samba and jazz, which is very popular in
It is jazz time in Baku. The capital of Azerbaijan will host jazz musicians from all four corners of the planet, among them American pianist Craig
‘Nostalgia’ is the new solo album from Scottish singer-songwriter Annie Lennox. It is a collection of the former Eurythmics star’s favourite songs
Andrew Neyman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, who enrolls at a cutthroat music conservatory under the tutorship of an instructor equally known
She may only be 20, but Canadian jazz sensation Nikki Yanofsky has already worked with the likes of Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock and
A group of 11 young musicians take to the streets of Cairo with upbeat tunes, reviving a tradition by a band called “Hassaballa”, which is the
Montreux`s famous jazz festival is well underway, with many of its remaining gigs already sold out. Among the highlights so far have been the British