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euromaxx highlights

Euromaxx Highlights

2013 DW euromaxx highlights

2013 DW euromaxx highlights

In this edition:

Insects a la Carte

Edible insects may not be viewed as a delicacy in Europe, but for many cultures they are an everyday culinary ingredient and a key source of protein. Now a Michelin-starred restaurant in the southern French city of Nice has put crickets and mealworms on the menu. Rather than shock customers, the aim is to raise awareness of insects as a sustainable source of food.

 

The Shoes of Kobi Levi

They've got hair, legs, and sometimes even teeth. Kobi Levi's extravagant creations push the boundaries of footwear design. The products are so outrageous, they're going on display at the Dutch Leather and Shoe Museum in Walwijk.

Calligrapher Nicolas Ouchenir

Nicolas Ouchenir's beautifully crafted handwriting has made him one of France's most successful calligraphers. The 35 year old is a business studies graduate with no training in graphics. But he has turned his hobby into a profession, writing invitations for an impressive list of clients that includes luxury brands like Louis Vuitton.

Midnight Sun Film Festival

Sodankylä, in northern Finland is home to 8,000 people and a sizeable reindeer population. An unlikely location, perhaps, for an increasingly high-profile international film event - the Midnight Sun Film Festival.

Spiritual Values

The Buddha is a religious symbol revered by hundreds of millions of people around the world. In recent years the figure has gained popularity in western homes and gardens, where people see it as a meaningful way to establish an atmosphere of harmony.

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