What is Irida My name is Magdaléna Kokonezis, I was born in Greece, to a Greek father and a French mother, but now I live in France. I finished my studies in 2019 and have now been volunteering for three months at Irida. This center dedicated to refugee women and their children is based on […]
Everyone who reads this blog, can easily relate to the assumption on which Ulrich Köhler’s and Henner Winckler’s movie A voluntary year is based. We are all familiar to leave everything behind and seize one of our possible futures. And the movie is exactly about that. The main character Jette is a twenty-something German girl […]
For 60 years, Thessaloniki has been hosting an event that welcomes the world of cinema. It ranges from directors to actors and distributors, with its eyes always set on the public. But if there’s one thing that makes this festival even greater, it’s the work of its volunteers. This is my experience from the inside […]
The 27th of February is World NGO Day. This day commemorates the actions and impact of non-governmental organizations on society.