Vandana Shiva – Portrait

Vandana Shiva, is born in Dehradun, India in 1952 she’s well-known as a physicist and a strong advocate for the environment. She is the founder and director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy. She is also one of the leaders and board members of the International Forum on Globalization. Portrait […]

2nd Language Tandem: Cinema and Music

Last Tuesday we successfully had our second language tandem! Our topic this week: cinema and music!From guessing movie titles to singing along to Disney songs, this week’s event made everybody laugh and become competitive. Congratulations to our winners of this tandem: the musical team! These lucky winners get a free beer at the next tandem, […]

The Chinese legends of the 8 immortals

In the Taoist religions there are many legendary personalities, among them there is a set of figures we know particularly well: the 8 immortals. They are people who in different ways discovered the secret of eternal life. These immortals enjoy mountainous and isolated places. Each of them represents a condition of life of the society: […]

Christmas and New Year traditions in Greece

Greece has many customs and traditions related to Christmas and New Year. Many of these are common throughout the country, but many others are local and little known. Although the celebration of Christmas has been heavily influenced in terms of decoration and gastronomy by Western countries, Greeks remain quite faithful to certain traditions, such as kalanta (Christmas carols), 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 […]

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Thessaloniki : in the shadow of the Greek tourism ?

Ali and I were eager to participate in this European Volunteering in Thessaloniki, both of us craving for this country full of beauty, culture and picture-perfect sceneries . We had received nothing but good feedback about Greece. So, we were looking forward to this short-term project in the summer. Well, even if it meant facing […]

THE TRACK REVIEW EPISODE 2: BALLIN’ LIKE A GREEK FREAK

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THE TRACK REVIEW EPISODE 2: BALLIN' LIKE A GREEK FREAK
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Welcome back to THE TRACK REVIEW, your favourite weekly radio broadcast Series created by Ali DAMPIED and Anna ZUKOWSKA. In this Episode, the main host is gonna make the weekly sports report, talk about basket-ball and focus especially on Giannis ANTETOKOUNMPO’s story and career with the first guest of the broadcast : Kostas ACHILE. You […]

THE TRACK REVIEW EPISODE 1 : MUTUAL INTRODUCTION

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New Weekly Episodes Radio Broadcast Series created by Ali Dampied and Anna Zukowska. Multiple topics about Sports, Music, World News and World Culture. For this first episode, hosts are gonna make a weekly motorsports report, share some good music with you and interview each other about their respective personal and professional backups. You will find […]