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2 / Waiting for #StreetsOfBudapest / The protagonists

In introducing to you Hungarian urban artist Gergely Void, the first protagonist of the documentary “Streets of Budapest”, we told the story of the city’s most artistic side, one of the attributes that make the capital famous the world over.

Budapest is also the repository of another equally picturesque and deeply rooted local artistic tradition. We are talking about coffeehouses, the offspring of strong Turkish and Austro-Hungarian influences that left their imprint on the city in the early twentieth century.  At first social gathering loci and meeting places for poets, artists and politicians, some of these cafés gave life to the most revolutionary and yet enlightened ideas and concepts.

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Internationality in the town of coffee: the WCIGS Champion delights everyone in Trieste!

Would beginning with “Dear diary…” be considered too cloying? Perhaps, but for us this one in Trieste remains an intense adventure, one which we must absolutely tell you about. As a matter of fact, from October 20 to 22 a large part of the Team Astoria transferred itself to the extreme northeastern part of Italy to best get ready for the incipient TriestEspresso, one of the most interesting and stimulating exhibitions on the coffee scenario. Continua →

#WOC2016: the passion of a great champion

I can’t imagine what my life would be like if I didn’t work with coffee.” Here we are in leafy Dublin, which this year provided the backdrop to the sixteenth edition of the famous itinerant World of Coffee fair organised by the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE).

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