With it finally looking like spring in Aarhus, everyone has started shedding layers of clothes that firmly covered people during the harsh winter months. And the Danes are a culture that are comfortable with shedding more layers than perhaps other places in the world. This is visible if you’ve ever taken a shower in a public swimming pool or used the sauna – Danes are pretty comfortable with being nude. Our reporter Anne-Kristin Berger explores this fascinating aspect of Danish life.

(Featured image: The exhibition at Steno Museum by Gulnari Guinashvili)

Turmoil in Peru post President’s resignation

Former President of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski.

Peru is going through a political turmoil after Pedro Pablo Kuczynski resigned to the Presidency. He was accused of involvement in a corruption scheme and stepped down a day before the Senate voted his impeachment. The details of this shake up and what may come next in this South American country is the focus of this week’s Slow News.

 

 

 

The influence of Tejano “Madonna”, Selena Quintanilla

Selena Quintanilla.

This week on ‘Music and Society’, Shubham Kaushik talks about the legendary Latina musician who has been credited with bringing Latin American music into the American mainstream, especially the Tejano genre. Listen to some impressive feats of the talented songstress and one of her iconic tracks!

 

 

 

Events this week:

Exhibition: Nudes and Street art at Dome of Visions – April 4 to April 30

Talk on “Wasting the Best Years of Their lives?” Single Women and the Commodification of Time at Interacting Minds Centre (Nobelparken), Building 1483 – April 5 – 14.00 – 15.30

Beer and Gourmet festival at Aarhus Bryghus – 7 April – 12.00 to 20.00

Grooveground Underground Deep House Music at CasaV58 – 7 April – 22.00 onwards

Tune in to the Planet Mundus Show at 6pm! Livestream is available here or on aasr.dk.

 

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