Mighty Gods of unspeakable power. Strong heroes devoted to impossible quests. Sacred mountains, magical springs of water and, in the middle of them, woods inhabited by mysterious creatures. There’s no such land as Greece to let the fantasy lovers imagination running free. That’s why magic was brought back to life once again for the 2019 […]
From the 13th to the 17th of May 2019, ΦΙΞ in Art is hosting the “In Art Green Week Festival”, in partnership with #EUGreenWeek and promoted by EFFE. Find out more about it in this article!
Moldova has a strong and vibrant wine culture that dates back more than 7000 years. Join me on a trip to this country and its wonderful wines!
Today we will travel a bit and immerse ourselves in a world of orange, flea markets and parties. Why? Because in the Netherlands, this weekend, on Saturday, is King’s day! Every year on April 27th, the whole country fills up with orange crowns, boas and flags. What is this day and what is its history?
On a rainy Saturday morning, three unwary volunteers from Thessaloniki found themselves in Athens, willing to discover the beauties of the Hellenic Capital. But they hadn’t considered the stubborn rain that was also visiting the city that day. They found a pleasant surprise waiting for them at the Syntagma station: the exhibition “DEMOcrisis – Democracy in crisis”.
On the verge of a crucial electoral year for Greece, with the European and local elections taking place in May and the vote for the Parliament renewal coming in autumn, we tried to find out how the crisis affected the way Greeks look at politics, and their mood right before going to vote.
After its appearance in Berlin and Sundance Film Festivals, Shooting the Mafia has been presented in 21st Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. Battaglia’s story is one of a fierce woman in a dangerous world of men.
Since a few years, the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival provides a “Virtual Reality” (VR) space. In this edition, eight documentaries were accessible to the public. One of them – The Real Thing (Archi-Vrai) – questioned the concept of fakeness and imitation, through the depiction of Chinese reproductions of European cities.
During the European Week against Racism, Balkan Hotspot organised different events to highlight the issue, to raise awareness and to bring people together. Find pictures and videos here!
Finally, our 26th edition of Balkan Beats is now released! In this edition we also celebrate (and question) what makes us feel and look at each other as different instead of truly appreciating our similarities, our idiosyncrasies and resemblances.