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Village Scenes - Tales of Rural Life in Europe

Europe- it's not just about the big cities thronging with tourists. Europe is also about village life. Despite rural flight one in four Europeans lives in small communities where life has its own rhythm.


European Journal presents some very special villages like Kuskoy in Turkey - the whistling village. Loud, piercing and sharp...a whistle is hard to ignore.
Pfeifender Mann Vogeldorf Kuskoy Türkei

But whistling languages are in danger of extinction. However the villages of Kuskoy on the Black Sea coast still communicate by whistling.