The 8th of March, this year, means Easter day for the Orthodox church. But every year, since 1990, this day is marked as the International Romani Day, celebrating the Roma culture and calling for attention to issues related to this group of people. The date was created as a way to distinguish the first international […]
On the 6th of February, Bord de L’eau hosted the first photographic exibition of Hande Yetkin: Dönüş/Return. The 22 year old photographer presented 10 beautiful black and white photos of two ballerinas around Thessaloniki. The project aimed to reveal what is invisible to naked eyes and minds:
«I will tell you a story that you cannot easily see on the surface, or that you have overlooked in the heart of the city»
Believing that fascism is still a big threat to the World, and Greece in particular, Antinazi Zone arose as an initiative to organize and coordinate actions against fascism, neo-Nazism and racism. As a result, this Saturday, Takim will receive the 1st Festival of Art Against Fascism in Thessaloniki, an event that brings together young people of city’s community.
The 27th of January is not like any other day. It is a day to remember all of those who suffered, in any way or form, in the Holocaust which occurred during the second quarter of the 20th century. It is globally known as the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and was founded by the United […]
In 1999, the 25th of November was designated by the United Nations the «International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women». Did you know… Female gender accounts for 71% of human trafficking victims? (UNODC ,2016) 125 million girls and women alive in 2015 had been subjected to female genital mutilation? (UN statistics) 35% of women […]
Rememberance March – 17th November, Thessaloniki by: Lorenzo Sciuca In Greece, the 17th of November is a remarkable date. It recalls the Athens Polytechnic Uprising, in 1973, against the Military Dictatorship (1967-1974) – also known as the Military Junta, or the Regime of the Coronels – that the country had been submitted to for over […]