Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
San Sebastián, Spain
The shell seekers
Who’s going to win the Concha de Oro, the Golden Shell, at the 66th San Sebastián Film Festival that begins September 21? Nominations include High Life by Claire Denis, starring Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche.
Pedro Estrellas and Filthy Luker need little more than ideas, fabric and air for the fantastical sculptures earning them international acclaim at clubs, corporate events and festivals, and as street art (here in Philadelphia, USA).
Millions of Hindus, mainly Tamils, celebrate the Thaipusam Festival in honor of the god Murugan and his victory over three evil demons at the tenth full moon in their calendar ( in 2019, it’s January 21). The colorful procession is also an amazing spectacle for tourists.
Ella Mai topped the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Chart in the U.S. in 2018 with the singles “Boo’d Up” and “Trip”, and even earned herself Triple Platinum with “Boo’d Up”. The young British singer will be wowing German audiences with her beautiful, rich voice at concerts in Cologne (January 16), Berlin and Hamburg.