Week Against Racism

Ph: Ahmet Sahin In order to aware people about anti-racism campaign between 17-25 March, there will be many events related to the topic.We protest agaisnt all types of racism and xenophobia, support diversity by focusing on values which make our world more livable. This week initially referred to the brutal murder of anti-apartheid demonstrators, as […]

Balkan Fest 2018

The Balkan festival is more than a special event with its folklore and traditions. It is an event where youth and elders gather together. Balkan fest is an annual event  which took place, this year, in Thessaloniki, between 16-17th of February and it attracted many local people and city guests. According to the organizers, this […]

Lego-robot competition in Xanthi

Xanthi is a lovely city in the eastern part of Greece with fifty thousand inhabitants. On 21st of January 2018, this city hosted the first annual competition of lego-robots, inside of the Philippos Amiridis Arena. Luckily enough, USB volunteers found their way into this place in order to take some footage and explore the details of […]

International Mother Language Day

In 1999, UNESCO declared the 21st of February as the International Mother Language Day in tribute to the students and political activists that formed the political movement, known as the Language Movement. The movement was developed in East Bengal, known today as Bangladesh, advocating the recognition of the Bengali language as an official language of […]

Photographs, Traditions and Wacky Bells: Bell Roads

From February 6th till 18th, the Photography Center of Thessaloniki held the “On the Bell Roads” exhibition. This exhibition showcases the combined effort and initiative of both locals and photographers to preserve the rich old tradition of where both shepherd and peasant communities share common things, such as fear of a poor harvest or the […]

Dönüş/Return – Hande Yetkin’s First Photographic Exhibition

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 […]

1st Festival of Art Against Fascism – Saturday, 3rd February

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 […]

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki

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 […]