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 […]
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.
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.
Mighty Gods of unspeakable power. Strong heroes devoted to impossible quests. Sacred mountains, magical springs of water and, in the middle of them, woods inhabited by mysterious creatures. There’s no such land as Greece to let the fantasy lovers imagination running free. That’s why magic was brought back to life once again for the 2019 […]
From the 13th to the 17th of May 2019, ΦΙΞ in Art is hosting the “In Art Green Week Festival”, in partnership with #EUGreenWeek and promoted by EFFE. Find out more about it in this article!
As part of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, a screening of Salonika – A city with amnesia took place. It retraces the history of Thessaloniki through the 20th century. In this article, I will guide you through the stories that have been hidden or forgotten.
“The strong, chilling wind that blew over the Paralìa felt like the last attempt of winter to hold on a little longer. It was as if it just didn’t want to let the spring in. Suddenly, a loud and rhythmic sound started to awake the people standing in front of the sea. One after another, the masks showed to the public repeating their millenary rite one more time.”
The metro of Thessaloniki is a project that has been in people’s minds for a long time. Now, an end-point seems to be on the horizon: in 2020, the first part of the Thessaloniki metro should open. Why has it taken so long, and what is the progress so far? And where will the stations of the metro be? Find all this, and some pictures of one of the first metro stations open to the public, Efklidi, here!
It was a bright Sunday morning when I left my bed, packed my gears and took a walk up to Ano Poli. I had just arrived in town and I was looking for a miracle…