A Human tour of Thessaloniki

A Human Tour of Thessaloniki

A Human Tour of Thessaloniki is a simple Anthropological map, marking the most interesting persons I got to meet during my stay in the city. It includes a picture of each, plus a description of how one can find them and suggested motivations to do so. It is, of course, very personal – but always […]

Street art Thessaloniki

Street art walk in Thessaloniki

“Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don’t come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they’re having a piss.” Banksy When walking in the street, around us we see many writings and paintings drawn on the […]

walk tour in the upper town

Walking through the Uppertown

Uppertown. The most beautiful part of Thessaloniki. Štěpán Vranešic, reporter for Balkan Hotspot seted out there to make an podcast about Free Walking Tours, which interest many visitors every week. Listen his audio reportage to know more about this event that can make you understand Thessaloniki better. Walking through the Uppertown might be the next […]

Thessaloniki and the greek tourism

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 […]

Traditional Greek Music Radio Podcast

Episode 10: Μακεδονικά (Central-West Macedonia)

Balkan Hotspot Radio
Episode 10: Μακεδονικά (Central-West Macedonia)
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Αγάπη, Τσίπουρο, Μπουζούκι & Roll doesn’t cease to travel! This time, the Dear Listeners are invited to get to know the brass wonders hiden in the Μακεδονικά traditional music of Central-West Macedonia. Land of many empires, notably the one built by Alexandre The Great, and with a very rich history, Macedonia was a beloved tresure […]

glad film festival thessaloniki

The 22nd edition of GLAD international film festival

Today marks the start of GLAD International Film Festival, an annual event that aims to promote the values of tolerance regarding sex, race or social status. The festival is supported by many sponsors including the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Consulate General of France in Thessaloniki and the French Institute, as well as a […]

Pfizer vaccine Greece

Albert Bourla, the greek CEO of Pfizer who spends the summer in Halkidiki

The pharmaceutical community seems to be involved in a fast race to get the most effective vaccine to fight the spread of Covid-19. The first company to release a high rate of efficacy was the American Pfizer. It was announced that the vaccine they are developing together with the German BioNTech is over 95% effective in adults. […]

TAFestival 2020

Thessaloniki Animation Festival, 6th edition.

Every year, the Thessaloniki Animation Festival is organized in the city of Thessaloniki. It showcases artists and animated film enthusiasts from the Balkans. 2020 is no exception. Despite the current health crisis, the festival will take place. From the 22nd of October to the 30th of October, you will be able to access online the […]