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The Eurovision song contest: myth and reality

Every year in May, Europe has a spike of strange fever that leaves the Non-Europeans absolutely skeptical: the Eurovision, a ritual gathering of the kitsch, of the musical improbabilities, of the easy glitter, created in the middle of the fifties when it was necessary to gather Europe around peace and cooperation and dispel the spectre of the war. What about sixty…

Vue sur Pest depuis la Basilique Saint-Étienne de Budapest, Hongrie © Eurofluence

10 things to do in Pest

Budapest: two cities in one, Buda and Pest. So far, nothing difficult, but these two cities joined by History both have their own soul. Pest is teeming with the life of a European capital, Buda invites to strolls in its charming little streets on which the centuries left their mark. Discover a few ideas for itineraries through Pest thanks to…

Stade de France, Mick Jagger, 13 juin 2014 © Eurofluence.

June 13th, 2014: I saw the Rolling Stones at the Stade de France

It’s hard to imagine that this could be the Rolling Stones’ last concert, at least in this configuration, when it feels like just another reunion between old pals. Still, 75 000 people, the population of an average-sized French town, and tickets sold in less than an hour on March 28th, 2014. Almost three months later, fans are there and the…

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