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Wedged between the Alps and the Adriatic Sea, Croatia and Slovenia oscillate between the desire for more togetherness and the borders in people’s mindsMany things unite Slovenia and Croatia, the two former socialist republics of Yugoslavia that together stretch along nearly 2,000 km of the Adriatic coast – although politicians often seem determined to emphasize the differences. Since the...
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The Impulstanz festival sweeps you off your feet with the best of choreography’s past, present and futureWhen you add a pinch of ballet, a drop of jazz, a dash of creative freedom and ably dismantle the linear principals of classicism, a new spirit is born: contemporary dance.Constantly playing with new forms of expression and often pushing the very limits of physicality,...
“Welcome to a new world of work.” A 3-minute animated video with this feel-good title was published on June 18 by the Austrian Economic Chambers (WKO), attempting to sell online audiences on the benefits of (potentially) working 12 hours a day, 5 times a week. The Youtube video uses catchy lyrics and cute human and animal characters to translate...
Putin visits Orban
Ahead of his state visit to Austria on June 5, the first since his reelection, Russian President Vladimir Putin gave ORF news anchorman Armin Wolf an exclusive interview.Over 52 minutes, the exchange tackled a wide array of topics, from Crimea to Syria, North Korea, the US elections and Russia’s relations with Europe – including hard-hitting questions and some tense...
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Register for our June METROPOLE Salon! Join us for an evening of food and drink and a chance to meet other METROPOLE readers, editors and the international community of Vienna! We'll be discussing our June issue with the theme The Danube, with special thanks to our wine Sponsor Weingut Brindlmayer. Meet our special guest speaker,Nick Thorpe who is the Central Europe Correspondent for BBC...
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