Elton John + Two Croatian Cellists = A Fabulous European Tour (#729)
The Duo 2Cellos Team up with Elton John - The Croatian cellist duo 2Cellos have recorded cover versions of famous rock and pop songs and achieved fame after posting one of their songs on the internet. Not only did they land a deal with a major record label, but they also got noticed by Elton John - who asked 2 Cellos to join him on his European tour.
German Rock Band The Scorpions on Tour - The Scorpions are one of Germany's most successful rock bands. On a break from their three-year farewell world tour, the group gave a concert in Berlin as part of the 2011 Classic Open Air festival. The Scorpions performed classic ballads accompanied by the Babelsberg Film Orchestra.
The Wonderful Attractions of Slovenia - Slovenia is a small country nestled between the northern Adriatic and the Alps and has prospered since it attained independence in 1991, even adopting the euro in 2007. While the country was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire, its coast was a popular destination for the nobility and wealthy families. Slovenia also boasts castles, caves and the home of the original Lipizzaner horses.
Wall Tattoos to Brighten Up Your Home - Wall tattoos are thin vinyl patterns that you can put up on your walls as an alternative to pictures or tapestries. They're self-adhesive like stickers but can be easily removed without damaging the wall surface.
Reverse Graffiti that is Created with Water and a Stencil - Reverse graffiti is an increasingly popular form of advertising, but unlike conventional graffiti, it eventually disappears and isn't illegal. Instead of spray paint, reverse graffiti involves removing filth from building walls and achieving a color contrast. Oliver Bienkowski from Germany is one of the top artists in the field. [26 minutes]
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