The Season for Book Lovers

Recently, Thessaloniki wants to promote literature and trying to be book friendly. Some organisations are collaborating with each other to promote books and spring is the best choice for this kind of activities. The book bazaar that I have visited on 26th of April was the first book bazaar that is organised by a group […]

8th of April – the International Romani Day

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 […]

Presentation of Diploma Works in Alatza Imaret

Last Saturday, March 31, eight graduate students from different departments of theatre organized a unique group presentation of their diploma works inside of the Alatza Imaret, in Thessaloniki. Even though each of these students graduated in a slightly different field, all of their works were more or less connected to the theatre. In the main […]

The 13th International Marathon “Alexander the Great”

Balkan HotSpot’s team in the 13th International Marathon “Alexander the Great” The first International Marathon “Alexander the Great” was established on the 16th of April, in 2006, as a result of perspective of people who represented athletic and cultural institutions all over Greece. It aims the promotion of a healthy lifestyle as well as the […]

Flea market and sustainability movement in Thessaloniki

Meanwhile scientists arguing about an emission prevention and who should take responsibility of reducing amount of ‘plastic soup’ in the ocean I have met an enthusiastic group of young people who have chosen to act. Sofia and Maikis invited me to visit the Thrift Store, the mecca of second hand goods. When I opened the […]

Nature for Water: 25th Year of World Water Day

Water is a vital part of life and it deserves to be used properly by every single living being on planet. Every year on 22nd of March, World Water Day is celebrated all around the world to create awareness about the importance of water. This year, this date has an extra significancy, since it is […]