Action Art and the Art of Storytelling

Action art is a non-profit company founded in 2009 by Rodanthi Dimitressi in Thessaloniki. The aim of the company is the promotion of the “Intangible Cultural Heritage” which, according to Unesco, is related to traditions or living expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on to our descendants, such as oral traditions, performing arts, social […]

While staying in STAY HYBRID HOSTEL

Whose hotel is this? It’s a hybrid hostel, baby. Whose hybrid hostel is this? Zeid’s. Who is Zeid? Introducing this special interview by a quote from Quentin Tarantino’s all time classic seems very proper, because the Stay Hybrid Hostel is exactly one of those places where high respect for pop-cultural nerdism meets affordable comfort and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Balkan Fest 2018

The Balkan festival is more than a special event with its folklore and traditions. It is an event where youth and elders gather together. Balkan fest is an annual event  which took place, this year, in Thessaloniki, between 16-17th of February and it attracted many local people and city guests. According to the organizers, this […]

Dönüş/Return – Hande Yetkin’s First Photographic Exhibition

On the 6th of February, Bord de L’eau hosted the first photographic exibition of Hande Yetkin: Dönüş/Return. The  22 year old photographer presented 10 beautiful black and white photos of two ballerinas around Thessaloniki. The project aimed to reveal what is invisible to naked eyes and minds: «I will tell you a story that you […]

1st Festival of Art Against Fascism – Saturday, 3rd February

Believing that fascism is still a big threat to the World, and Greece in particular, Antinazi Zone arose as an initiative to organize and coordinate actions against fascism, neo-Nazism and racism. As a result, this Saturday, Takim will receive the 1st Festival of Art Against Fascism in Thessaloniki, an event that brings together young people of […]