In this highlights edition: Royal street parties, soprano Mojca Erdmann, church builder Justo Gallego, artist Markus Lüpertz at 70 and urban gardening.
Royal Street Parties
Euromaxx experiences the Royal Wedding in Britain from the perspective of one of many street parties taking place up and down the land.
Soprano Mojca Erdmann
Although the 35-year-old singer has been enjoying a successful career in opera and in the concert hall she has only recently been ”discovered” by the critics and propelled to the very top level. Now everyone wants to hear her sing.
Church Builder Justo Gallego
For fifty years Justo Gallego, a former Benedictine monk, has been building a church in Mejorada del Campo, twenty kilometers east of the Spanish capital Madrid. The huge building attracts large numbers of visitors to the town and is financed by donations.
Markus Lüpertz Turns 70
Markus Lüpertz is one of Germany's most renowned artists of the second half of the 20th century. Euromaxx looks back on his often controversial career.
More and more people in large cities are becoming keen gardeners. They either have a garden or a roof terrace or perhaps just a balcony. But they all have one thing in common, a passion for plants and shrubs.