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A Visit to the Bregenz Festival In Austira (#730)

Bregenz Festival - We look at the annual celebration of opera in Bregenz, Austria, where every two years a new, impressive set is built on Lake Constance. The Bregenz stage is the largest waterfront stage in the world, with seating for 6,400.

Coffe Bike - Coffe to Go - Two young Germans have set up a company selling cups of coffee on ā€˛coffee bikes". Tobias Zimmer and Jan Sander built a coffee-bar on a 3-wheeled bike using hybrid technology that works on gas and batteries. The water in each tank of a coffee bike is heated up with a gas heater and then pumped into the coffee machine by battery power.

Fifty Years of the Renault 4 - The Renault 4 first came out on Aug. 28, 1961 as a 5-door vehicle with a tailgate and modular cabin. The Renault 4 was built in 28 countries and sold in more than 100. Altogether, more than 8 million Renault 4s have been sold around the world, making it the most successful French car ever exported.

Artist Stefan Strumbel - Strumbel has gone from being an illegal graffiti sprayer to an internationally recognized artist. He first made his mark - literally - on public buildings, bridges, etc. -whatever was fair game for a graffiti artist. But then things changed. He won a scholarship in 2007. Now he has had his first official public exhibition.

Chelsea Physic Garden - The Chelsea Physic Garden is London's oldest botanical garden and the second oldest in Britain after Oxford Botanic Garden. It was established in 1673 as a instructional garden for apothecaries in training. The property has changed owners several times throughout its history and nowadays it's home to some five thousand plant species. [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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