Oradea is the capital city of the Bihor County and the Crisana region and one of the most important economic, social and cultural centers in the western part of Romania. It is located in the north-west of the country, nestled between hills on the Crisana plain, on the banks of the Crisul Repede River, that divides the city into almost equal […]
Now that I am leaving Greece soon (for now), I am thinking of what kind of things I want to bring back ‘home’. Do I want to bring things back to my family? What about things to remember my stay here?
What happens when you attempt to hitchhike from Thessaloniki to a specific beach in Chalkidiki with seven people? Is it doomed from the start, or is it doable? And what do you do when it starts storming while you are on your way? Join me on a trip down memory lane and find out more about Slavic spirit, Greek hospitality, and unexpected encounters.
Baklava Mag, a brand new youth magazine, a cultural bridge between Turkish and Greek youth, is looking for your support! Baklava Mag is getting prepared to welcome volunteers who are between 18 and 30 years old, with knowledge and interest in art, pop culture, languages, social relations, sports and global issues. It is going to […]
Take a shower, pack my things – wallet, phone, do I need my sunglasses too? – and rush out home. The parade is starting in a couple of minutes and I still am a few kilometers away. Could I ever be there on time? Luck is on my side though, as the first bus approaching […]
On the 13th of June, a screening of some of Marco Castelli’s work took place in To Pikap. Marco is an Italian artist from Firenze currently volunteering in Fix in Art as part of the European Voluntary Service program. The money raised during his exhibition, on the theme of migration, went to Οικόπολις, a social […]
Who has never dreamed of climbing the mythical Mount Olympus? We did it and we share with you this incredible experience. After an early awakening, direction the bus station to catch the bus who goes to Litochoro, the closest city near Mount Olympus. From there, we walked 200 meters to go to the last parking, […]
Sometimes, things suddenly fall into place, as if someone was planning it all along. I had this feeling when I watched the documentary The Fig House at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival in March.
Cheap flights worked. I bought a ticket. I flew and saw the blue of the sea from the window of the plane. From that moment I did not think about anything else but to immerse myself in this water and have my first swim in the sea this year. Already at the airport, just after […]
On the 14th May, a projection of the documentary “Aegean” took place in Balkan Heart. Two former volunteers of Balkan Hotspot, Tomás Barão da Cunha and Raul Fretes, directed and filmed the documentary in 2018.