International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Today, the 9th of August, is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.  This day is about centering the indigenous peoples of the world. The United Nations has identified indigenous peoples as one of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable groups of people in the world. In Europe, the Sami people are the only recognized […]

Recycling in Thessaloniki: Urgent question?

Thessaloniki is the second biggest city of Greece. It’s an important business, political and industrial center. Near the city, people enjoy hot weather,  beaches and Freddo espresso.  They can spend their free time in front of beautiful landscapes. But, sometimes people don’t pay attention to what is going on around them and once they are […]

Action Art and the Art of Storytelling

Action art is a non-profit company founded in 2009 by Rodanthi Dimitressi in Thessaloniki. The aim of the company is the promotion of the “Intangible Cultural Heritage” which, according to Unesco, is related to traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants, such as oral traditions, performing arts, social […]

While staying in STAY HYBRID HOSTEL

Whose hotel is this? It’s a hybrid hostel, baby. Whose hybrid hostel is this? Zeid’s. Who is Zeid? Introducing this special interview by a quote from Quentin Tarantino’s all time classic seems very proper, because the Stay Hybrid Hostel is exactly one of those places where high respect for pop-cultural nerdism meets affordable comfort and […]

Agia Kyriaki is Awarded in Europa Nostra 2018

Greece’s 8th Century Byzantine Church Agia Kyriaki located on Naxos island has been awarded by 2018 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, which is in fact one of the Europe’s top honors in the field of cultural heritage. The restoration of the Byzantine church of Agia Kyriaki has been awarded in the category of  […]