What does the term “cultural appropriation” mean? Cultural appropriation refers to the use of a cultural element of a group dominated by a different, dominant group. The dominant culture takes symbols from other cultures, appropriates them, neglects their original cultures. It generally uses them without permission or knowledge and often for profit. The term “cultural […]
Our work was closed first and will be opened last. We can’t stay on the ice. We can’t pull the plug from one industry Giota Negka The art protest took place on the 13th of June 2020 in Thessaloniki. Art workers, technicians, musicians, actors and many more were protesting through dance, music and art performance. […]
If you are going to spend some time in Greece, be it for holiday, work, studies or anything else, here’s a list of things that will make you discover and enjoy the true Greek lifestyle! Go to taverna If you are living in Greece, going to taverna will become almost a ritual, not only to […]
How can we challenge norms through ‘weird’ art projects? How can these projects bring people together? Sacha shares some insights about queer and ‘weird’ art, as well as hopes for a brighter future.
Oradea is the capital city of the Bihor County and the Crisana region and one of the most important economic, social and cultural centers in the western part of Romania. It is located in the north-west of the country, nestled between hills on the Crisana plain, on the banks of the Crisul Repede River, that divides the city into almost equal […]
Moldova has a strong and vibrant wine culture that dates back more than 7000 years. Join me on a trip to this country and its wonderful wines!
Today we will travel a bit and immerse ourselves in a world of orange, flea markets and parties. Why? Because in the Netherlands, this weekend, on Saturday, is King’s day! Every year on April 27th, the whole country fills up with orange crowns, boas and flags. What is this day and what is its history?
Since a few years, the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival provides a “Virtual Reality” (VR) space. In this edition, eight documentaries were accessible to the public. One of them – The Real Thing (Archi-Vrai) – questioned the concept of fakeness and imitation, through the depiction of Chinese reproductions of European cities.
What if buildings could speak? What would they tell us? Thessaloniki has many fascinating buildings, and some of them have long and interesting stories. In this post, we focus on the Concert Hall of Thessaloniki. This complex with two buildings adds an interesting presence to the waterfront of Thessaloniki. Let’s explore the thoughts behind the design of the buildings.
I had passed this building many times before. It catches the attention of many people because of the large clock on the façade, which stands still at 11:05. Find out more about the Stoa Malakopi in this article!