NEW Shows and more with BeamZ this week!
NEW Shows Travel Mystery Birthday at Lake Trasimeno, Italy, with Patrizia Wednesday, January 4th This is Patrizia, from beautiful Umbria, greetings! Lake Trasimeno is one of the largest Lakes in Italy. Several charming villages offer beautiful viewpoints. Plenty of Snap opportunities. I will decide where I will go on the moment depending on weather and events. Also I will reveal whose Birthday it is today!
Jewish Odessa Tour - Part 1. The City of Dreams Wednesday, January 4th Let's join Olga and stroll around Odessa’s old town to uncover the history of the Jewish community from the city’s founding till the late eighteen hundreds. You’ll marvel at the Brodsky and the Main Coral Synagogues, and follow in the footsteps of the Ephrussi family described in the “Hare with Amber Eyes” novel.
Let's explore the oldest town in Luxembourg Friday, January 6th Juliane is taking us to the charming old town of Echternach in Luxembourg! Known for its preserved medieval centre, its historic market, its beautiful lake and more. We will get a feel of the city in this tour, and even cross borders between Luxembourg and Germany!
History Kristina of Norway: Norwegian Princess in Medieval Spain Thursday, December 5th Let's travel to the village of Covarrubias in Spain to discover the history of Kristina of Norway! Kristina descended from the Vikings herself. She has a mysterious past that links her with the kingdom of Spain and the Spanish medieval royal household. Let's unfold this mystery with Lillian!
After Christmas Specials Christmas in Prague with Olga . King On an Upside-Down Horse Wednesday, January 4th We are about to discover Olga's favorite sculptures in this show! From the streets of Prague, our lovely host will explore the city searching for the best street art and galleries. We will walk through the National Museum and discover more about the town's history and culture. You don't want to miss it.
Christmas in London - Twelfth Night Lights Thursday, January 5th London's West End is always bright, but at this time of year it goes into overdrive! Join Gerard as we take a different path each show and see just how London is illuminated. It'll be beautiful. And we'll hopefully all share it together. This will be the last of the lights this year, as sadly they'll be coming down on 12th Night just after my show! At this time of year, the differences between rich and poor, of those who have everything and some who have barely anything, are all too clear. So with that in mind Gerard shall be making a donation from each show to Crisis at Christmas, the homeless charity which provides meals, warmth and company to those less fortunate in London.
Cooking and Caroling during the Ukrainian Christmas Season Friday, January 6th Traditional Christmas in Ukraine starts on January 6 and lasts until the Feast of Epiphany on January 19. During this time of the year the country enters into a beautiful festive mood and the streets are filled with life! Come with us and let Olga show you some of the most incredible local traditions, foods and carols!
Series - NEW Episodes The Prague Ghost Series Thursday, January 5th A bridge full of statues of saints - could it be for a reason? Because demonic powers come together right at Prague's medieval river crossing. The fire of hell, which wanted its toll from the bridge's architect. The water of the Vltava river, home of Vodník, the people drowning green man. The stone of the bridge towers, decorated with demonic faces by the gothic sculpturers. The sounds of apparitions in the air. A fine line between two cities, between two realities, a node positioned carefully acording to astrological principles.
Coming Soon Travel The oldest Synagogue in Europe Saturday, January 7th Let's explore the famous Prague Jewish Quarter with Olga. Explore the Old-New synagogue, one of the oldest in Europe. The early Gothic building dates from the end of the 13th century with rich stonework and antique furnishings. Besides it, we will also visit the Jewish Cemetery, founded in the fifteenth century, it is one of the most important cemeteries in the Jewish quarte. And we will see even more places, so tune in!
Hermitage Museum - Residence of Czars of Russia Saturday, January 7th Let's enjoy Anna's new series of walks around the glorious Hermitage Museum in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Hermitage was once the official residence of the Romanov royal dynasty. How did the emperors of Russia live there? Just what levels of luxury did they attain? What art, what jewelry, what furniture did they surround themselves with? Explore this beautiful and interesting show with us!
Dublin Castle - seat of British Government for 700 years Monday, January 9th Let's join Dave at the breathtaking Dublin Castle! If you care of Ireland's independence, or if you are interested in the British empire, Dublin Castle was the seat of British Government in Ireland for over 700 years. The castle was first built under a Viking settlement in 1204 and served mainly as a defence of the City. The British ruled here at Dublin Castle till 1922, when Ireland finally got its independence and home rule. And not only that, we will also discover the site where Dublin got its name, the charming Dubh Linn Gardens.
Norman Art & Architecture in Southern Italy Monday, January 9th Lillian is gracing us with another show and this time she is going to chat with us about one of her favorite topics! Let's explore discover impressive art styles of the Middle Ages, learn about the Normans and their lesser-known ventures in the Mediterranean and understand the cultural mix of people in medieval Italy.
Azerbaijan: Light Up the Night Tuesday, January 10th The Flame Towers can be seen from most parts of the city. It is an iconic structure worth seeing both at day and night. But it is definitely even more impressive at night. The lights display transform the towers into a magical experience, making Baku truly into the city of lights. Come with us and see it for yourself with Nurana!
History The Impact of the Black Death in Europe Saturday, January 7th Let’s join our host Lillian, or in this case, I should say Dr. Lillian, since she has a PhD in history and is going to come in handy for this show. She will tell us all about the famous and dreadful Black Death. The Black Death of the Middle Ages was one of the greatest tragedies of mankind. We will learn about what this epidemic actually entailed, how it happened and the impact it had on European civilizations.
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