Europe is my home and the European Union is destroying it. I have never thought I would even imagine those words. I am writing from my tiny room in Thessaloniki – north of Greece – where people don’t talk about the European Union that much, but they do know it well. From this room, I’m […]
Here we are, celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Treaty of Lisbon: on 1st December 2009, the Treaty that put an end to years of negotiations entered into force. The Treaty of Lisbon, telling the truth, in some way represented a step backwards. At least, for the many Europeanists who strongly believed in the birth […]
Moldova has a strong and vibrant wine culture that dates back more than 7000 years. Join me on a trip to this country and its wonderful wines!
On 23 February, the Ukrainian Eurovision National Selection Vidbir took place. In the end, the singer MARUV won the competition with 11 points: 5 from the jury and the maximum of 6 from televoting. And look, all was perfect. Awesome song, amazing performance but… the Ukrainian government put a stop to this. The Eurovision song contest: it’s a contest for music, not for politics.
“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.”
Are you a European citizen? If so, you will be able to vote in the European elections this year! They take place between 23 and 26 of May. To encourage people to vote, the European Parliament launched the portal ‘What Europe does for me’. This portal, also called #EUandME, gives clear, concrete examples of how […]
Nowadays, taking a picture is something commonplace. We all have smartphones, different cameras, we add different filters… but do we really know what photography is? And what about black and white photography?
Let’s go back in time a little! This episode is about Italo disco, a music genre from the 1970s and 1980s, that was mainly produced in Italy and successful in Europe during the 1980s.
Today, the 9th of August, is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This day is about centering the indigenous peoples of the world. The United Nations has identified indigenous peoples as one of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable groups of people in the world. In Europe, the Sami people are the only recognized indigenous population. In this article, I will tell you a bit more about this day and the Sami people.
Music in France, music with an amazing, very long history. Since Medieval times till now, France is one of the leading countries when it comes to trends in music. But how is it today? What do young people in France listen to these days? If you want to know the answer, listen to our podcast!