Return to the home we had never known- Exhibition

In the year 1946, the civil war broke out in Greece, during which, more than 300 000 people had to escape into the socialist countries of the so-called “eastern block”.12 000 sought refuge in the Czechoslovakia. Most of them were placed in the towns and villages in the north-eastern part of the country. There were […]

A walk for peace

We believe in peace . We believe in love. We believe that everything can be solved with dialogue.We firmly stand with the victims of the war. Every war. For this reason, Balkan Hotspot decided to start a solidarity campaign. On February 26 we held, along with our partner organizations, a Walk for Peace. All our […]

Football For All !

United Society of Balkans and Refugee Trauma Initiative organized ‘’Football for All’’ event on February 5th at the All Star Sport Center. During this event held between the organisations,  young refugees and volunteers played football together. With the football for all project, United Society of Balkans wants to show that everyone can play football, everywhere, […]

FRIDAYS FOR FUTURE in Thessaloniki

Friday is a great day, not just because it‘s the start of the weekend, but also because it is the day when people from all kinds of backgrounds unite in order to protest for sustainable climate policies. This Friday, the 24th of September, the “Fridays For Future” movement was at one of its peaks when […]

“Planet Heat”: a photo contest to celebrate World Photography day

To celebrate World Photography day on 19th of August, Balkan Hotspot team is releasing a photo contest. Since this summer the whole world is experiencing extreme heatwaves, the topic of the contest is “Planet Heat”. The submitted photos must feature something related to this but participants should not be afraid to use creativity with the […]

Saving our beaches: a day cleaning in Neoi Epivates

World Environment Day, celebrated on the 5th of June, is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. The theme of this year’s World Environment Day is Ecosystem Restoration. Litter, plastics, and other pollutants cover our beaches. They affect the environment, destroy marine life, and even make people sick. It is important […]

The legacy of the Jewish community in Thessaloniki

The International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust takes place every year on January 27, after the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp by the Soviet army. This is a important day especially for a city like Thessaloniki. The Jewish community has represented the majority of the population for centuries. […]