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Mental Health Without Borders: Ep.1 – Addictions

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Mental Health Without Borders – Episode 1: Addictions This series of podcast will focus on different aspects of mental health such as addictions and loneliness and combine the different stories from Georgia, Greece and Finland. In this first episode we introduce ourselves and we talk about addictions: phone, cigarette and gambling and how they all […]

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Discovering the precious art of wood: interview with Yannis Tomis.

I’m visited Μονάδα Πρασίνου ΨΝΘ and I had the chance to interview Yannis Tomis. I understood what inspired him to carve wooden sculptures, his journey in the creative process and how art has become a healing tool for him. Look here the full interview! Video Credit: Vasiliki Arkoumani

Balkan Beats 40 – Art Is

Art is something that needs to have a meaning, a message. “Why?” I would ask. Personally I don’t think so, I think you can find art everywhere, and the perception we have about the world around us is extremely subjective: something that has a meaning for me can be totally empty and meaningless for someone […]

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Thessaloniki Pride: Photogallery of the Parade

The 10th Thessaloniki Pride started on June 20th and, through a series of events, culminated on June 25th with a big parade starting at the White Tower. A long week dedicated to LGBTQ+ rights and acceptance, to fight against discrimination, prejudices and stereotypes. A lot of organisations participated as partners for the event: United Societies […]

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Balkan Beats 39 – Terra

“Planet is burning!” This is a sad and alarming statement that comes to our ears every day now. From our perspective, it looks like every aspect of the environment is falling apart. And it is true: the earth is attacked. Its forests are burned. Its children are suffocating. Its waters are poisoned. There is a […]

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Balkan Beats 38 – The Shock of Generations

Growing up in the 50′, an entirely different world, and being the spectator of all the changes that occurred, until not being able to adapt anymore. On the other hand, people are constantly being born on earth, and grow up without ever knowing what it was like before they came; That is what causes the […]

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Balkan Beats 37 – European Cultural Heritage

Cultural heritage is a complex, multi-faceted concept and, like culture itself, it is immeasurable and difficult to define clearly. It is above all a testimony to the way in which successive generations have lived. Heritage is also the landscape transformed by man. Thus, heritage can be considered as the history of places and the people […]