International Day of HIV

A vast amount of citizens in Thessaloniki and people from the suburbs attended the event against HIV and AIDS prevention every year. There is also one organised in Athens, Amsterdam and other European cities, as well as American. It proves to be a successful event as it’s raising awareness concerning HIV and AIDS issues. So […]

A kind International day of Volunteering!

5th of December is the International Volunteer day since 1985 and the date is connected not only with celebrations, but also to show that by volunteering work, we changing the world. This year for the International Volunteering day, volunteers from Ethelon  (a network of volunteers) made a huge event with the name “Kindness Revolution”, which was […]

A walk in the 2nd Thessaloniki Contemporary Art Fair

The last weekend of November saw Thessaloniki taking a leading role in the contemporary art market all around Balkans. The city has in fact hosted the 2nd International Contemporary Art Fair in the pavilions of International Exhibition center (HELEXPO), attracting visitors from all around Greece and also neighboring countries. The expo was not just about […]

#Open House Thessaloniki 2017

#OpenHouseThessaloniki2017 (or a way to see Thessaloniki from the bottom till the edge) For this event, that took place on the 25th and 26th of November, 98 buildings opened their doors to the people, showing them other parts of the city full of interesting stories. It guided us from places under the ground, untill the […]

Thessaloniki Biennále: 6 of Contemporary Art

  If you live in Thessaloniki, it is impossible not to have heard about Biennále: 6 of Contemporary Art. It is one of the most successful Art events that, alongside the Thessaloniki International Film Festival (one of the biggest Southeastern Europe’s cinema events), brings thousands of visitors to this promising european city. Also, it was […]

United Against Violence Towards Women

In 1999, the 25th of November was designated by the United Nations the «International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women». Did you know… Female gender accounts for 71% of human trafficking victims?  (UNODC ,2016) 125 million girls and women alive in 2015 had been subjected to female genital mutilation? (UN statistics) 35% of women […]


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17th of November 1973 – The beginning of the end

Rememberance March – 17th November, Thessaloniki by: Lorenzo Sciuca In Greece, the 17th of November is a remarkable date. It recalls the Athens Polytechnic Uprising, in 1973, against the Military Dictatorship (1967-1974) – also known as the Military Junta, or the Regime of the Coronels – that the country had been submitted to for over […]

Scupi. Skopie. Üsküb. Skoplje. Skopje.

Since the first moment that you put your feet in Skopje, you perceive that is a place with history. Skopje is the city of the references and the heart of the Balkan Peninsula. Maybe your first impression will be about the chaotic mix of this influences. They are all around, they are from different periods […]