I took advantage of my ESC in Thessaloniki to do a lot of travelling in the Balkans and much more. In this article, I’d like to share my favorite spots with you, and I hope I’ll be able to whet some people’s appetites for travel and discovery! I chose to travel almost all the time […]
Our volunteer Anthony had the opportunity to follow Dylan, the volunteer responsible for communications at 2023 Thessaloniki Pride. Check also thess_pride Instagram page!
RAINBOW SLOGANS In this photo gallery I have tried to capture the energy and powerful messages of the 2023 Thessaloniki Pride march. Posters and slogans are a fundamental part of this, and any such social event. They reflect the diversity, the struggle for LGBTQ+ rights, and the spirit of the community. This is intended as […]
By engaging in volunteer projects, individuals are exposed to different cultures, traditions, and perspectives, which challenge stereotypes and cultivate mutual respect. In Balkan Beats 45 – Volunteers’ Life we try to present this powerful tool that allows people to break down cultural barriers, to foster empathy, and to promote dialogue among diverse communities. Volunteering is […]
Maxime Ricaud This photo gallery: Thessaloniki night and yellow, is focusing on lights, characters, shapes, textures. Trying to put in light this color that is familiar to everyone going out at night. Check out all our photo galleries here!
Giusy Carfora The photo gallery: Narrating Emotions, a Common Ground across Borders, of Giusy Carfora is a collection of street photographs taken in different countries: Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria. The photos narrate emotions that show we are all humans, all connected and not divided by imaginary borders. “Are the feelings that unite us across borders. […]
A Photo Gallery from the ThessFringe Festival by Maxime Ricaud Sysiphos: A trial The Room of Our Childhood Camgirl Chronicles Read here our interview with the creator and performer of Camgirl Chronicles, Maud Madlyn & Andrés Montes Zuluaga! Anastasis kats
There are no special people, everyone is unique and special! An European Solidarity Corps project is an opportunity for everyone! One of our former volunteers is a proof of this.Despite the fact that she is deaf and that at the beginning it was complicated, she managed to integrate, find a way to communicate and live […]
Come on our tour of Thessaloniki with a little budget! Ezgi and Elena, two of our volunteers from Balkan Hotspot, will take you on a tour through the city. Including the most important sights/monuments: Rotonda, Anopoli castle etc. Fun activities: cute coffee shops, museums, nice places and much more. Everything you must see and do […]
For the international women’s day we ask the women around us to share unwanted comments they received and their experiences with sexism in their daily life. TW: The following stories contain descriptions of rape and harassment.