Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Something Stylish on This Week's EuroQuest

Dutch Minister of Justice Piet Hein Donner as "The Don" rapping his anti-marijuana message. Amazingly, the mayor of Maastricht did the same thing, only he pleaded for an even more open drugs policy.

Segment 1 - Chic in a Day- in Milan
It seems that many 21st century signorine are losing their flair for elegance, replacing sleek and chic with brash and trash. That’s why four Milanese women have decided to give courses in chic. Dany Mitzman has more...
They don't have a site so here's a link to what you get when you type in Milan Fashion. Go on. You know you want to.

Segment 2 - Atomium Reopened
The atomium, a giant metal molecule, was built for the World’s Fair back in 1958, but it very quickly became the symbol of Belgium. It has just been refurbished and reopened. Remco de Jong went for a visit.
The groovy Atomium site.

Segment 3 - Kurdish Singer Conquers Turkey
Kurdish culture in Turkey has more or less always been suppressed. Kurdish singer Aynur Dogan is among the first of those starting to break down barriers. Dorian Jones has more from Istanbul.
She has her own sound rich site.

Segment 4 - Dutch Politico Hip Hop Showdown
Straight laced and conservative Dutch minister of Justice Piet Hein Donner duels Dutch drug policy with Maastricht mayor Gert Leers in the form of competing hip hop songs. Hans Andringa explains…
Want to hear "De Don"? Click here...
Maastricht Mayor Leers' tune was harder to track down. Here's an article about the whole thing.

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