European Union Youth Orchestras’ outstanding performance

Those of us volunteers who have an interest in classical music got our money’s worth last week. On Thursday, June 25th, the European Union Youth Orchestra played the last concert of their spring tour in the Thessaloniki Concert Hall and their performance was truly outstanding.  The orchestra is bringing music and politics together The theme […]

Corfu’s Easter: A Vibrant Celebration of Faith, Food, and Fireworks

Easter is one of the most important religious holidays of the Orthodox Church in Greece. And nowhere is this more evident than on the island of Corfu. Every year the Corfiots celebrate Easter with unique customs and traditions that people pass down from generation to generation. The traditions are even bigger, more pious and more […]

Veganuary — What’s the point of eating vegan for a month?

Veganuary is a plant-based food challenge during the month of January. It’s a campaign to encourage people to try veganism in January. It’s been run by a UK-based charity since 2014. The movement got its start out of a desire to protect the environment, stop animal suffering, and enhance the health of millions of people. […]

Are new year’s resolutions powerful or pointless?

As a child, I loved reading. In the following years I never completely stopped reading, but I struggled to finish the books I started. Obviously, there is nothing wrong with putting a book down when it really doesn’t tickle your fancy, but I was at a point where I couldn’t finish any book even though […]

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Tiff Reviews – Blue Jean

In this film review for the 63rd Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF), I will assess the plot of the movie Blue Jean (2022) directed by Georgia Oakley and I will evaluate which aspects the attention is focused on. The film presents the life of the high school PE teacher Jean in 1988 in Northern England. During […]

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