Last year, I heard a group of French people complaining that Sziget Festival puts zero effort into making Szitizens eco-conscious, adding that they would never come back. Too bad for them - they would be surprised to see how much the organisers have done to make Europe’s biggest music festival greener, better, faster & stronger.
This year's Esperanzah ! festivalgoers were treated to the mesmerizing sounds of Refugees for Refugees, a musical ensemble of refugee artists from around the world. Cafébabel met and sat down with the band in what was a talk to remember, to say the least.
Whether you have a degree or you’re self-taught, cafébabel is looking for someone who can be multitasking, whether it’s working alone on a graphics tablet or with our development team and our army of volunteers!
The controversy over whether or not certain realities should be brought to the big screen is not a new debate, but would it not be more appropriate to reflect on what really causes our fear? Why are we more concerned by the representation of evil than by evil itself? Opinion piece.
He's been too often reduced to his Islamic faith and modest origins, yet by winning the London mayoralty, Sadiq Khan is well placed for a run at the country's top job in much the same way as his rivals: through building up a big political appetite, and showing his teeth.
Over the next seven weeks, we will be publishing cafébabel Berlin's Balkans & Beyond editorial project, showcasing original stories that beautifully illustrate life and politics in the post-Tito Balkans region. In our opening editorial, Kosovan playwright Jeton Neziraj discusses his memories of war in the region, and the continued trauma that burning books evokes in him.
Sometimes the (self)-(r)evolution is just around the corner - could it actually be this week end? Insights of a week end in Istanbul.
On Saturday 21st February, more than 1,000 Muslims gathered in Oslo and formed a symbolic protective ring around the Norwegian capital’s single functioning synagogue to show their support to the Jewish community.
The event, held after the terror attack in Copenhagen, emphasised the solidarity of Europeans in the face of violent actions by a few extremists.
Agele Moses Taban is an amusing young man that easily makes friendships thanks to his open approach and wide smile. The 26-year old youngster comes from Juba, which doubles as the capital of South Sudan and the South Sudanese state Central Equatoria, but currently lives and studies Business Management at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Lunzers Maß-Greißlerei, the first packaging-free grocery store in Austria, seduced youngsters on the lookout for healthier and more sustainable ways of consumption, as well as older people who can still remember such shops from their youth.
Would you take a ride on a crumbling, rusty, Soviet-era aerial tramway that is more than six decades old? It may seem crazy, exciting, or scary, but not for those who live in Chiatura in Georgia.