The Green Unit’s rock band wanted to thank the volunteers in their own way by performing a small private concert. Join along to learn more about the band and how music contributes to our health!
A new interview with Yannis Tomis about his passion: Music. For him, music is the real life and the espression of his soul. We come with him in his world to understand how he finds inspiration and how Covid changes the way he makes music.Take a look!
Hip-Hop addresses the social injustice We all heard that : the rap is violent, it only talks about sex, drugs and alcohol, but do you really think it’s just simple violence? Seriously? No, it’s not only that. To understand better why rap music can look so violent, we need to understand better how and when […]
Has it ever happened to you to watch a movie and feel yourself changed? “They say we are two people. We are the person we are with the memories we keep. And we are the person we are with the memories we have forgotten” This is the phrase that embodies the essence of the film “Man in the Attic” made by the Director and screenwriter Costantino Venetopoulos, screened at the 62nd edition of the Thessaloniki film festival. This film is about an aspiring writer, Sebastian, who suffers from psychomatic problems that prevent him from writing. From this disorder, the protagonist will start his personal journey and with the help of a therapist will try to relive childhood memories and find what holds him back and creates fear. Some films, through an intelligent work of writing, have the power to put the viewer in […]
The excitement was real after two years without the biggest music contest in Europe. And the audience voted for the “rock live concert” clear contender: Italy’s young band Maneskin. With this victory, Italy is back on track on Eurovision after years of scoring top 10 songs, and brings back the interest on Eurovision in a […]
Let’s talk about gender! This episode of Music Odyssey features songs that give off ‘gender bending vibes’. Volunteers Filip, Dovilė and Sacha discuss the songs, as well as some theory related to gender, sexuality and norms in society. If you want to find out more, listen to this interesting episode of Music Odyssey!
Rebetiko is a popular genre of Greek urban music, which was formed at the beginning of the 20th century. In 1923, Greece was faced with the resettlement of over 1.5 million Greeks from the Asia Minor area. Greek poor class of workers had a strong contact with the refugees and their culture. The musicians of these two cultures were spontaneously exchanging musical ideas and as a result – Rebetiko was born.
By interviewing a modern Rebetiko musician from Thessaloniki, George Semkos, we found out more about this musical genre.
Water is fascinating for many people. It is ever-changing, can take various forms and can give people both positive and negative feelings. In this episode of Music Odyssey, Filip, Kuba and Sacha explore how the sound of water can be expressed through music.
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 year, the festival lasted longer and also offered more diverse music bands than before.
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!