2 months left

Is it because it’s a New year and I can’t avoid making a balance sheet about the previous one or because my project in Athens is near the end than I try to draw a draft about it ? In deed, only 2 months left… 2 months left is like being now a short term…

Christmas Break in Spain!!!

Christmas arrived quite fast and it felt soooo good to be back home! I must admit that at first, as it’s logical, being back after having lived for 3 months abroad, in a different house and environment, is very weird… Everything back home seems strange: You don’t remember which one was your toothbrush, the fridge…

The adventures of Alexander

Part 1 Hi, my name is Alexandre, I’m 22 years old and it’s the first time that i travel to Greece (Athens).Today I would like to talk to you about the scams that are taking place in Athens, I was tricked twice and I was lucky enough to escape from the third one.It is important…

TOP 8 unusual facts about the theater

Hi! I am Anastasia and a theater Director by education. I am happy to be in Greece because this is where the theatre was born. The oldest theatre in the world – Dionysus. It was built in the VI century BC, but about 2.5 thousand years did not function at all. So today I want…

Christmas chances

I love Christmas! I really like this party more than anything. I am one of those people who decorate their house at the end of October and of course the more it shines and the more there is, the better. Garlands, lights, hot chocolates, decorations, Santa Claus … I absolutely love everything. Christmas has a…

LIVING AND LEAVING

We are almost on the peak of our ESC, in the middle of these six months in Athens and once again, just like on the first week, I sit in the large table next to the window of the white room of HYP office to think about and write a new post. There is a…

An approach to poetry through painting

Greek artist, Jannis Psychopedis, converses with poets and their poetic discourse through his paintings. Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is currently hosting the exhibition “Painting meets poetry”, featuring the art work of Jannis Psychopedis, a Greek painter deriving inspiration from the literary work of not only Greek, but also foreign poets. Born in Athens in…

* ARTHINA *

When I arrived in Athens, I wasn’t sure about what to expect from the art scene of the city where happened in the midst of the worst economic catastrophe in the history of the European Union. But surprisingly, the city hosts many art spaces and from an experimental warehouse in Exarcheia to a posh gallery…

Today it’s raining

First of all, I have to say than this day no begin by the traditional sunrise. No, today have begun in the middle of the night, when a storm was deeply shouting in the shadow of Athens. The sound was so loud that it wakes me up in the middle of the night and strangely,…

When will autumn come?

People in Athens are angry. But who are they angry at? The new government? People around them? Themselves? In the metro, I overheard a woman talking about African migrants. “There is no war in these countries, I don’t understand why they’re here”. Ignorance. “I just don’t like these races”. I was recently told that the…