NEW Shows and more with BeamZ this week!
NEW Shows Travel Legends & Tales of Jewish Krakow Friday, January 13th Join Zuzanna in Poland! Let the illuminated old buildings, legends, and heroes of Kazimierz enchant you. Before World War 2, Kazimierz (now a district of Krakow) was one of the most important Jewish cities in Europe. The old walls of well-preserved tenement houses and synagogues have an abundance of amazing stories to tell. Let's walk on the cobbled streets of one of the best preserved old Jewish Quarters in Europe and find out all about its history!
Assisi's secret Upper District Friday, January 13th Let's explore this charming city once more. On this show Patrizia will bring you to the upper part of the world famous pilgrimage city of Assisi. So this time we are not seeing Saint Francis or Saint Clare but Roman remains, a very picturesque corner and the San Rufino Cathedral are on our programme today. See you there!
Uganda's Botanical Beach Friday, January 13th Come hangout with Karol at one of the Uganda's "indoor" beaches without sand or stones but with an enjoyable quite green view of flowers and swimming pools! This is a very unique show so I would not miss it if I were you, besides Karol is always a good company.
Snap it Up game! No, this picture was not taken from a book! With so many destination options, only a true beamer can guess: where was this snap taken? *the answer will be at the bottom of this newsletter, good luck!
Assisi, Italy: The home-town to Saint Francis Friday, January 13th For those who want to enjoy the classic Assisi, this is the show for you! Assisi is famous as a pilgrimage town thanks to the presence of Saint Francis who lived there 800 years ago. We will get to understand why Assisi is Unesco World Heritage when we will walk the wonderfully preserved medieval streets. The tour starts at the birthplace of Saint Francis and will take us to the main square, the main street and some little backroads. We will end in front of the majestic Saint Francis Basilica.
Dancing House and Dirty Stories of Prague with Olga Saturday, January 14th The Dancing House, with its burst of dynamism, has become a bridge between tradition and modernity. Shifting, whimsical, and unexpected. It is in complete contrast to its surroundings. It is an absolute revelation among the harmonious, traditional, eighteenth- and nineteenth-century, neo-Classical edifices around it. Let's explore this unique sight with Olga!
Stanton - Unspoilt Cotswolds Sunday, January 15th Escape the Winter weather and join me in beautiful Stanton. No tea rooms, no souvenir shops, just authentic Cotswolds village life. Stanton is one of the most picturesque locations in the Cotswolds. Somehow it has remained untouched by the region's popularity with visitors. Join me to stroll through the peaceful streets, enjoying fantastic views of "chocolate box" cottages with colourful gardens, and exploring inside the ancient village church. An absolute must for any fans of traditional England!
Saarburg's 60-foot waterfall Monday, January 16th Let's join Juliane in this unique and charming tour. She take us you tou our own little Venice in Germany. We will visit the small town of Saarburg that is also called little Venice by the locals. Highlights will be the waterfall in the middle of town and the area around the market. I'm sure this show has something for everyone!
Celebrating Old New Year: One-Time Event Monday, January 16th
Let’s celebrate the end of this holiday season in style, talking about Winter holidays in Odessa, holiday food and local traditions. Olga of Odessa is excited to invite you to share with her a holiday meal in her newly rented apartment in Krakow. In Ukraine people celebrate two Christmases and two New Years: the New Year on December 31 and the Old New Year on January 14. During this live-stream show, Olga will present you the food that is traditionally served during the winter holiday season. She’ll share with you exciting stories about the origin of the Old New Year. Moreover, she’ll take you back to her hometown Odessa during the winter holiday season on a virtual show, and show her the old town in holiday lights. This is a one-time event that is not to be missed if you want to celebrate the end of the holiday season with Olga and get a feel and a taste of her hometown Odessa. Do not miss it!
Art The masters of painting: GERICAULT - The raft of the Medusa Saturday, January 14th
Let's explore the life and works of fiery and tormented personality, Théodore Géricault (1791-1824) with Patrick. He is also the author of one of the most famous works of the 19th century: The Raft of the Medusa, which revolutionised history painting under the Restoration. The painter, fascinated by morbid themes, was also a great lover of horses, which he depicted in numerous works.
A History of art with Lilian 1:1 - Michelangelo Friday, January 13th
Everybody knows Michelangelo is one of the great masters of art history. Let’s join Lillian or Dr. Lillian in this case for a crash course on Michelangelo, we will learn everything about his greatest pieces of work, alongside lesser known achievements.
Food Join me in the Kitchen... Saturday, January 14th Why not bring a piece of Italy to your house? On this show, John will show you how to make Pappardelle. You’ll definitely want to make this fresh pasta for your family and friends. Come cook with us!
Join me in the Kitchen - Plant-Based Foods Saturday, January 14th It's time to cook! Join John to make another delicious recipe. This time we will make a plant-based dish with our special guest chef Carla. Learn the ingredients and the step by steps to make this delicious dish!
Support Ukraine Stories Written by Blood on Ukrainian Land, Part 1 Sunday, January 15th Join Olga in support of Ukraine and get to know the unknown heroes of the war, those who don’t get to be in the newspaper headlines, ballet dancers, cameramen, champions, sportsmen, and businessmen who became soldiers for Ukraine. Many of them died for the victory and freedom of their country. So Olga wants to bring their faces and names to you in honor of them. They deserve to be seen and heard so join this show.
War in Ukraine Monday, January 16th This is the perfect show to join if you want a quick recap on how the war in Ukraine started, from the very beginning, not only 2022, and by a true Ukrainian, our host Olena. She will take us back to 1991, the year Ukraine proclaimed independence. Step by step, she will tell us the most important historical events that led us to the all-out war.
Series - NEW Episodes Hermitage Museum - Residence of Czars of Russia Saturday, January 14th I invite to a series of walks around the glorious Hermitage Museum in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. A series of nostalgic shows in my home town. 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? For me, as I am now far from my beloved city because of the war, this series will be very nostalgic. This show series is live from home. I will be using the video recorded for this tour by a friend of mine. And it is for viewers who are willing to separate out culture, history and politics.
Italy's Most Beautiful Villages -A series to please the eye Monday, January 16th The title of Most beautiful Village in Italy is an official label given to villages with specific characteristics that you will never find outside of Italy. For example, the village needs to have less than 15,000 inhabitants. And a minimum 70% of the buildings must have historical value. 70%, that's right. Next week let's visit the charming village of Trevi!
Spirit of Japan Tuesday, January 17th Azumayama park is one of the first places you can feel the arrival of Spring in the Tokyo region! It features the early-blooming canola flower and a 360-degree view of Sagami Bay. Let’s enjoy a relaxing stroll around the park. It will be a treat for the eyes!
Coming Soon Travel Explore Oaxaca, Mexico! Wednesday, January 18th Let's visit the breathtaking Oaxaca to the South of Mexico with Patrick. Do you know that Oaxaca features some of the best street food in the world? against a background of rich history, scenic rooftops, Spanish colonial history, and picturesque parks. Let Oaxaca and our host surprise you, let's head out there, away from winter and into exotic, vibrant Mexico.
A Salt Mine - that's right! 300 feet below ground Wednesday, January 18th Join Zuzanna to go about 100 meters below the surface and discover an underground world full of amazing salt sculptures, enormous chambers and impresive wooden constructions. That's 330 feet below ground. Explore the most beautiful mine in the world*, created by the two most amazing powers on Earth. Man and nature. Over the 750 years of the mine's tradition, there have been times when man and nature worked together, and there have been times when they fought each other. The effect is absolutely mind-blowing.
The World of the Unexplained Wednesday, January 18th Let’s explore London with Gerard in a different way in these shows, we will visit different locations of the city while he tells us all about various famous unexplained events and mysteries. This show is for everyone who enjoys a little mystery in their lives. And with some different locations, some not seen in his other shows, we'll get to experience some great views of London.
Coventry - City of Peace and Reconciliation Thursday, January 19th