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Every year hundreds of people meet in a small French coastal town to fly kites. Also: Something special for Easter: giant chocolate eggs from Rome. And: Heavy metal masses in Helsinki.
The "Rencontres internationales de Cerfs-volants" kite festival has existed for more than 25 years. It features all kinds of kites: from conventional ones to huge inflatable objects.
This year, confectioner Walter Musco from the Paticceria Bompiani in Rome is taking inspiration from the world of fashion. His large chocolate eggs appear in fashion outfits à la Dior, Balenciaga, Armani and Versace.
The metal masses Finnish pastor Haka Kekäläinen holds in Helsinki and across Finland are normal in every way - except for the hymns, which have been musically rearranged into heavy metal songs.
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