Atatürk: Father of Freedom and Independence

The picture that you can see above is standard equipment in every law office, public school and sometimes even houses in the state of Turkey. Every year on November 10th, you can still see people crying on the streets and being in a state of mourning for the whole day. He was given the name […]

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Have we found our 10th art?

Art is everywhere. It can take so many different shapes, and adapt to so many different people. We like to give names to it, to make it fit into different categories. That can seem quite frustrating, regarding the freedom and the wildness of such a concept : but nothing is set in stone, particularly not […]

A Potential Problem

Many are the problems we have to face in this world. There are social, political, economic, religious, biological problems, which in turn are divided into others of a different kind. We can be unable to distinguish between good and evil, we can lack sufficient money in order to satisfy our necessities, we can feel lost or confused […]

Traditional Greek Music Radio Podcast

Episode 2: Ethnic Jazz & Fusion (special)

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Episode 2: Ethnic Jazz & Fusion (special)
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Μάρκος Χατζηαθανασίου was the chosen surgeon for the second episode of Αγάπη, Τσίπουρο, Μπουζούκι & Roll, in order to dissect what Ethnic Jazz and the Hellenistic musical roots have been up to. This Ethnic Jazz & Fusion special episode will open a Pandora’s Box filled with the most surprising combinations of musical influences. Additional material for […]

When buildings speak: Las Incantadas

Rotonda, the Galerian Arch of Kamara or the celebrated White Tower. There are many landmarks worth of sightseeing in Thessaloniki that are intimately connected with its image. But for century a different one has amazed visitors as well as its residents, becoming the most prominent symbol of the city’s identity. Mirroring the multi-cultural, linguistic puzzle […]

75 years after Auschwitz

January 27th, 1945. The Red Army liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp. This was the chosen day to honor and remember the victims of the holocaust, the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Jews, Soviet civilians and prisoners of war, Polish civilians, Sinti and Roma, Jehovah witnesses, criminals, homosexuals, and political opponents or from the resistance. These were […]

7 shocking historical facts

Those historical facts will let you speechless! Let’s check your history knowledge. The popular name “Jessica” was created by playwright William Shakespeare “Jessica”, as it’s currently spelled, was first found in William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice in 1598 where Jessica is the name of Shylock’s daughter. The name is an anglicization of the biblical […]