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NEW Shows and more with BeamZ this week!


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­NEW Shows Travel The Ottoman Heritage of Israel Friday, December 2nd This is Anna again, greetings from Tel Aviv. I’m fascinated with the diversity of Israel, as well as with its best history. Throughout Summer 2022, I travelled to different towns of Israel to find the ruins of pre-Mandate times. This time I focused on the South of the country… I’m inviting you on my live-from-home show, to share with you the footage I made and the history I learned. We’re going to see ruins that date back to the period from 1400’s through the 1950's. We will stop by such towns as Ashkelon, Yavne, and Ashdod…

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­Snap it Up Game For the last couple weeks we have been facing some issues with the snap feature and we are aware that those problems make watching shows at BeamZ not that fun. It’s hard to be a live-streaming platform, and we have to deal with tech issues almost daily, but we promisse you, our team work very hard and we make an extra effort to deliver the best service to you beamers. So, with that being said, the snaps are back working! We did some tests this week and everything is back on track. There’s also a new update on the platform. When you take a snap during a show, while the snap is being captured the snap button will desapear from your screen. Like we said before, the snaps take about 15 seconds to process, so that’s the amount of time the button will vanish from your screen, but after it will appear normally and you will be able to take another snap. You can see below how it will look on your screen.

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We appreciate everyone’s patience and we hope you have fun taking snaps and playing the Snap it Up Game!

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Running down a 14-story building with Patrick Twomey Friday, December 2nd You do not want to miss this heart-attack show! Patrick will run/walk/leap/fall??? down the side of a 14-story building, oh!!! I am anxious to be able to see. In La Paz, the highest-altitude capital in the world. No tricks. Live. The real thing. Only on BeamZ!

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Trinity College Ireland's most celebrated university Tuesday, December 6th Trinity is recognised as a top international centre for research and a world leader in many fields of study. But there is much more to it, the university has a great amount of history and one of the most beautiful campuses of the country. Join in and explore the place with our local host, Dave!

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Christmas Sweepstake! Krakow's Christmas Market & Fun Lottery with Prizes! Monday, December 5th How about receiving a Christmas gift from Poland? Zuzanna is doing a special show where you will have a chance to receive a genuine Take part in Zuzanna's Christmas Lottery, every show viewer can take part. First we will buy 2 prizes together from our local handicraft. Then, among the viewers who leave a payment for the show, we will draw 2 winners to whom I will send the prizes. Krakow's Christmas market, on the largest market square in Europe, offers an abundance of local traditions and genuine handicraft. Crib-making, Christmas carols, how genuine is it? Let's look at photographs taken at Christmas markets 100 years ago, and see how much of the real tradition is left today.

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Christmas is coming! Magic X-Mas in Paris with Patrick #12: Samaritaine Fairies Thursday, December 1st The Samaritaine has unveiled their new Christmas theme. This year, dance is given pride of place! In the windows, a heady piece of music seems to make mannequins dance and fill the store, transforming this emblematic shopping spot in Paris into a huge dancefloor!

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Magic Xmas in Paris with Patrick #1: City hall Xmas village Friday, December 2nd Let’s explore another Christmas village with Patrick in front of the City Hall including a mini-Christmas market and free merry-go-rounds. Some cabins will enlighten this lovely village. On the menu, delicious delights, mulled wine and craft products labelled Fabriqué à Paris (made in Paris) are also available. Also, the trees decorating the square in front of the city hall have been chosen by the city to respect the environment, they come from the horticultural production center of Paris or in Morvan forests and come from sustainably managed plantations!

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Magic X-mas in Paris with Patrick #5 : Fairies of Auteuil Saturday, November 3rd Les Féeries d'Auteuil is surely the Christmas market with the most sense of Christmas celebration. Indeed it is the one of the Apprentis d'Auteuil, it is a solidarity market that brings together young apprentices who receive assistance from the Apprentis d'Auteuil foundation for starting a career in manual professions. And part of the profits from this show will be donated to the young apprentices of Auteuil Foundation. As a reminder, the Apprentis d'Auteuil is a foundation which supports more than 30,000 young people and 6,000 families in difficulty. It supports young people in difficulty through reception, education, training and integration programmes in France and abroad.

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Berlin’s Christmas Market at Charlottenburg Palace Sunday, December 4th Let Olga take you to Berlin's most romantic Christmas market - says Condé Nest traveller: Charlettenburg palace! Join Olga on this live stream tour to get in a holiday spirit together with Berliners. Stroll around the Christmas market, enjoy the delicious variety of food and pay a visit to a Ukrainian food stall, this year’s new addition to the market. Moreover, Olga will share with history of this Berlin’s neighborhood and the story of Charlottenburg palace. This is a one-time event and not to be missed if you want to join Berliners getting into the holiday spirit at one of the city’s iconic places.

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Old Jaffa - Christmas in Israel Monday, December 5th Greetings from Tel Aviv, this is Anna! Have you ever wondered how Christmas is celebrated outside the Christian world? I'm inviting you to see what it's like in Israel, the melting pot of the Middle East. We're going to walk Old Jaffa - the ancient part of Tel Aviv, to enjoy the big Christmas tree, beautiful decorations and lights. We can also talk about the specificity of this holiday in this country and some unique traditions. Gonna be fun! Merry Christmas everyone!

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Cooking Discover Italy in America at Your Table - Struffoli Saturday, December 3rd It's time to cook! Join John & Patty to make two delicious recipes. This time we will make Italian Struffoli and Mulled Wine. Learn the ingredients and the step by steps to make these delicious dishes!

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Discover Italy in America at Your Table - Lemon Cookies Saturday, December 3rd Why not bring a piece of Italy to your house? On this show, John & Patty will show you how to make Italian Lemon Cookies and Tiramisu. You’ll definitely want to make these for your family and friends. Come cook with us!

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Support Ukraine Ukraine Crucified Sunday, December 4th Hello this is Olga, live from Kiyv. Let's step into this new testimonial to the ongoing war of Russia against Ukraine. The food of Russian soldiers, propaganda newspapers, fragments of rockets, and real bomb shelters where people spend horrific days waiting for liberation. I was able to film this newly-built museum/memorial. Hopefully I will be able to show these films to you. Hopefully the ware will not cut off power during the show.

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­Series - NEW Episodes My Tel Aviv Stories Saturday, December 3rd Let’s travel back in time to trace the history of foundation of State of Israel without two tours in one day. We’ll start in 1909 with the foundation of Tel Aviv, the first modern day Hebrew city and By the end of the second tour will find ourselves in 1948 when the Jewish state was finally established. The so-called Independence Trail includes the first homes and buildings of Tel Aviv built on sand dunes, the monument commemorating the state’s founders. We’ll walk on the central streets of modern Tel Aviv to enjoy the rhythm and vibe of the city that never sleeps.

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Spirit of Japan Tuesday, December 6th In this episode, we will explore Tokyo's best kept secret, Kuhonbutsu temple. This temple was established in 1678 and still maintains buildings erected in the Edo period. We will witness beautiful gardens, Tokyo's oldest Gingko tree, and amazing 9 Buddha statues. Find out more on the tour!

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Coming Soon Christmas is Coming! Christmas Special - a walk along the River Liffey Thursday, December 8th A stroll along the Liffey River in the heart of Dublin is bound to take you to the places steeped in Irish history. This time during Christmas! So it will be extra special. Enjoy a relaxing walk with spectacular views of the river and get to know one of the most touristic places of Dublin, Temple Bar. Join in and let Dave show you everything!

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Birmingham Christmas Markets and Lights Thursday, December 8th Birmingham celebrates Christmas in style - and early! The Christmas markets open in the first week of November and are hugely popular with locals and visitors alike. Join Ian to enjoy the atmosphere, sights and sounds of the largest German-style Christmas market outside Germany, which extends throughout the city centre. See our main squares and pedestrianised streets transformed into a carnival of lights with iconic buildings lit up for the season. Explore the local craft markets around St Phillip's Cathedral and find out how Birmingham gave us some of our best known modern Christmas songs.

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Haarlem: Holland's Best Christmas Market Friday, December 9th This is Mark. Let's go and visit Holland's best Christmas Market. It's in Haarlem, the capital of North Holland, a city even older than Amsterdam. No fairground rides and no ice rinks here. Haarlem is more old fashioned than that, with orchestras and choirs and many old-world stalls. Dive back in time with me, Mark, and see locals in traditional costumes keeping old crafts alive and selling 19th century snacks!

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History A walk back in the History of Spain Wednesday, December 7th After having showed you around Santander, Lillian figured you may want to understand the history of Spain better so that you can appreciate the country in-depth. Spain has had a trepidating history full of archaeological discoveries shaping our understanding of the very distant past. However it has also had a fair share of war, trauma and hardship culminated by 2 dictatorships in one century. Through this talk Lillian walks you through the motions and help you see how Spain became the country that you know it as, while digging under the surface so you get the truth behind it.

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­Culture Gods of India Wednesday, December 7th Looking for an immersive Indian experience? Our host Roopak Agarwal is opening the doors of his house to all Beamers virtually out there. Learn more about Hindu, holy chants, and some very popular Indian Gods with Roopak. This definitely is an eye-opening experience and a different way to take in a new culture. You don’t want to miss it!

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Our Picks for the Next Days Friday, December 2nd Venice's most famous promenade Let's walk the most famous promenade in Venice. From the busy area around St. Mark's, strolling towards the quiet districts of Giardini and Sant'Elena. Join Giacomo in this breathtaking city!

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Dublin: a walk along the Grand Canal Built in the 19th century, the Grand Canal developed from an important trade route to a relaxing haven. Connecting the capital city westwards with the River Shannon, this genteel, old engineering marvel winds through the centre of Dublin, on towards fertile farmlands, charming villages and past the tumble-down remnants of the midlands’ historic past. Join us and explore one of Dublin’s greatest landmarks and its history with Dave!

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Sunday, December 4th Olga of Kiev: The Amazing Kievan Rus Princess Lillian has been studying Olga of Kiev as part of her MA and Doctoral thesis since 2012. She is a formidable woman not very well known in English speaking societies but that was crucial for the development of Ukraine, the Viking Rus and Christianity in Eastern Europe. Through this talk you will learn things about the Vikings you didn't know before such as their colonies in the east, the role of women in their society, the struggles of medieval queenship and why Olga is such a remarkable person.

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Monday, December 5th Building Bridges Between Jewish Berlin and Jewish Odessa Join Olga as she heads to Berlin to explore the fascinating history of Jewish Berlin. On this live-stream tour Olga (yes, Olga of Odessa will be going live from Berlin’s Jewish quarter) will focus on the Berlin Jews - a once vibrant and large reformed community. Explore the Jewish Enlightenment movement that appeared in Berlin in the late 1,700's and marvel at the beauty of the New Berlin Synagogue and discover its fascinating story.

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Meet a Roman Soldier! with weapons and armour This show is totally unique! I never knew this even existed, seeing Roman soldiers in 2022. Let's meet a Roman soldier - James the Roman, a historian and re-enactor. He will be re-enacting for us a bit and of course is going to show us his armor and weapons!

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