This week we will stay in Latin America and, following up on last week’s tour through Brazil, we will visit another beautiful country - Venezuela. Did you know that Venezuela got its name from the Italian city of Venice and that it means "Little Venice"?

Another week has passed, and we are providing our fortnightly bulletin of upcoming festivals around the world. With our regular listings you won't  miss the unique opportunity to participate in one of the approaching events. Check out the first half of October.

In our new series about University cities we are going to link the universities with the visual features of each host city. First in line is Brno - the second largest city in the Czech Republic, and one which truly has the status of a student town. Check out all that you can visit while studying in Brno.

Doctor Zhivago, Pride and Prejudice, or Romeo and Juliet. It is a well known fact that all these were based on literary works. The link connecting the films from this weekend‘s movie picks with books is the same - they are all film adaptations from books, except the literary derivations are less known in these instances.

Do you like foie gras, pastry with poppy seeds, salmon, or chewing gum? These and many other food items are forbidden in certain parts of the world. Which ones and why?  There are many different reasons, as you will now learn.

Bread has been an important factor in the human diet since the earliest times. Bread also appears in many idioms and sayings, and bread exists in most cultures in various forms. The importance of flour as the crucial ingredient in making bread is obvious, and it isn’t limited to bread. Today we examine the usual and unusual uses of cereal grains.

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