"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
Democratic Republic Of Congo
In Portugal, young people are renewing the concept of Fado houses, reinventing traditional cuisine, mixing contemporary and traditional architecture.
The fourth edition of the International World of Mugham Festival has come to a close in Baku. One of Azerbaijan’s many forms of folk music, Mugham
Some 20 years after his death, famous Brazilian composer "Tom" Jobim has his very own statue overlooking the Rio beach he immortalized in his
They call him “the Elvis of Afghanistan”.
Singer-songwriter Farhad Darya is also an award-winning UN ambassador and peace activist.
More than 3,000 people climbed Switzerland’s Mount Tracouet for the world’s largest alp-horn festival. The traditional instrument, orignally used by
The Gabala Music Festival in Azerbaijan has attracted 200 musicians to the country’s oldest city, situated around 200 kms northwest of the capital
The city of Cannes on the French Riviera has been playing host to a special kind of guest – the republic of Azerbaijan, sometimes referred to as the
In Madrid, hundreds of fans of Spanish flamenco guitar legend Paco de Lucia came to pay their final respects on Friday.
The 66 year old died on
Millions of beer drinkers from around the world will come to the Bavarian capital over the next two weeks for the 180th Oktoberfest.
Three hundred dancers organised a flashmob to celebrate their county’s folk dance tradition. The dancers were dressed in red, yellow and blue
Mentoring is a teaching tool widely used in schools and universities. An increasing number of businesses are also relying on mentorship as a way to
Balkan Trafik continues for seventh year its trip to the capital of Europe bringing together traditional with modern sound with a perfume of the
Peru drummers attempt a new world record for largest number of Cajon players.
The celebrated musician who introduced traditional Indian music to Western audiences, Ravi Shankar, has died at home in California aged 92 after a
The celebrated musician who introduced Indian music to much of the Western world, Ravi Shankar has died at his home in California at the age of 92.
Iranian musician Mohsen Namjoo is currently touring Europe with his own style of music which has not always gone down well with the authorities in
A musical education does not just produce musicians. Researchers say it also boosts young people’s self-esteem. The film “Buena Vista Social Club”
In a single decade, Mariza has sold a million records and played over a thousand concerts worldwide. After a break to become a mother, the Portuguese
It is one of the greatest accolades for any musician to play in one of the world’s most famous venues: the Royal Albert Hall in London. Now it has
Interview with guitarist Miloš Karadaglić.