FASI! Festival of Alternative Salonika’s Initiatives

FASI! Festival took place on 10th of October in Thessaloniki. The festival was promoting creative activities and workshops for all young people through games, dance and music. Several youth associations have cooperated together to encourage everyone to take part in their activities in the city. Most importantly, thanks to everyone the atmosphere was really powerful. […]

In pictures: Climate Strike in Thessaloniki

The Global Climate Strike took place in many countries from 20 to 27 September 2019 as part of the “Fridays for the Future” movement. These protests happened in 2,600 cities in 160 countries. Thereby, many climate activists took part in a global general strike on Friday. It was the largest ecological demonstration in the world. […]

SKGers Crew: dance as a way of living

SKGers Crew is a Thessaloniki-based hip-hop group that literally lives for dancing. Its B-boys and B-girls share daily their passion to spread the values of street culture. “Get on the good foot “ James Brown The B-Boys and B-Girls were born in the Bronx in New York during the 70’s. It is said that their […]

Mimonisa exhibition

From the 14th of January to the 8th of February, the Mimonisa exhibition takes place at the French Institute of Thessaloniki. You have three weeks to meet 11 artists from Thessaloniki and also from other countries (a few of them are refugees). The goal of the initiative is to unify people with common interests in painting by presenting their work through this exibition. Afghanistan, Iran, Congo, Greece… it is a perfect mix of techniques, influences and backgrounds.

7PLY Project Festival: Let’s celebrate urban culture!

During all the week at the French Institute of Thessaloniki, the urban culture was highlighted. 7PLY project is the name of this festival which exists since 2006. The objective is to unite artists, musicians and people who are interested in street art and urban culture. Workshops, a skateboarding contest, exhibition… Come with us to the backstage.

Acropolis, the citadel of Athens

Acropolis, the masterpiece of antiquity, the stunning walls on an ascent of the famous city includes several temples dedicated to the goddess Athena as well as Greek theaters, whose original ruins symbolize durability and testify to different epochs of human history, their creations, and their desire for survival.