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A Massive Mural Has Contemporary Artists Buzzing (#717)

Art in XXL - Gerwald Rockenschaub - Rockenschaub is one of Austria's most renowned contemporary fine artists. We report from his exhibit in Wolfsburg where he installed a 66 meters long and 11 meters high wall covered with hundreds of symbols made of colored adhesive film.

Easter Goodies - European Specialties - Europe boasts a wide variety of Easter traditions. In Germany, the Easter bunny brings colorful eggs, Italians eat pannetone and colomba, a dove-shaped bread, the French indulge in chocolate fish and flying bells, and Easter wouldn't be Easter in Russia without kulich, a tall, cylindrical cake.


Kite Buggying in Denmark - When the wind blows, the beach on the Danish island of Romø is full of buggy riders, and those who, with Sarah Bluhm's help, are dreaming of becoming one. For two years the instructor from Hamburg has been running a kitebuggy school. Kite Buggying is centuries old, but remains an adrenaline pumping sport that offers an unforgettable experience when you race at up to 80 km/h across the sand.

Felder and Felder - Designers in a Twin Pack - We portray Daniela and Annette Felder, two award-winning fashion designers originally from Germany who launched their label while they were still studying in London a few years ago. The identical twins soon developed a following with their signature bold, yet sensual aesthetic that attracts modern-day self-confident women and as well as internationally famous stars.

Luzius Ziermann's Mirror Installation - In November 2010 Ziermann set up an installation that consisted of 2500 car wing mirrors to recreate his trademark sign depicting the sun and the moon and the rotation of the earth in the red desert sands of the Canary Islands. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: DW-TV's euromaxx provides an insight into the cultural side of Europe and the people who live there with colorful stories that reflect the rich variety of cultural life in Europe. From architecture and design to pop culture and fashion, euromaxx explores the region's new trends as well as its old traditions. euromaxx is as multi-facetted as Europe itself: an entertaining kaleidoscope of people, places and lifestyle. Each half-hour is packed with features focused on the latest in music, movies, fashion, food and travel. euromaxx always has a fresh take on today's culture - it's what's happening today and this week. It's topical, relevant, and as fresh as this week's Sunday newspaper.

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