Football club Benfica Lisbon is the most popular sports club in Portugal. Benfica are even one of the clubs with the most members worldwide. How did the club manage it? A story about fame, fascination and tricks. The sky over Lisbon is already dark as Vitoria floats in the centre of the floodlights. With a smooth flap of its wings, the mascot of the Portuguese … Continue reading How Benfica Lisbon became one of the biggest clubs in the world
After two courageous women speak out on sexual violence in Brussels, it has become increasingly clear that the incidents surrounding a bartender who allegedly drugged and raped women are not isolated incidents. How safe do women still feel in the Belgian capital? Already from outside the shouting and cheering of a crowd drown out the night. It is Tuesday evening, shortly before midnight. In the … Continue reading Sexual Violence in Brussels: two witness accounts shake nightlife
The new bond film “No time to die” is the hope in times of need for cinemas. But it also symbolises the competition with streaming services. Sam Bates’ path to cinema hall 11 leads up three escalators. Relaxed, he lowers himself into his red cinema seat, an M&M packet in one hand, his Fanta in the other. He casually rests his right foot on his … Continue reading James Bond saves the world, but can he rescue European movie theatres?
Dutch club DJs are trying to adapt to the new opening hours by putting on softer music, according to Olivier Meijs, professional DJ and founder of the DJ school in Amsterdam. Meijs believes that the new opening hours of clubs change the work for the majority of DJs in the Netherlands: “It’s more of a bar setting DJ and you have to get used to … Continue reading Party peak without Dutch DJs