The man who made the refugees happy!

Agony, refugees’ permanent companion around the world. Agony, the only companion beside the steps of every refugee either he had passed through Idomeni, or had passed through our country, even for every refugee who has passed and has remain, here, in our country. One of their agonies is the ...

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A Greek family takes a different direction in life (takes the reverse way of many others in nowadays)

Spyros Soulis and Yanna Papasava are citizens of the globe. They belong to a special category of Greeks who left the choice of immigration, and came back in Greece; they left Australia to come in Greece. They came back home to keep in touch with their family, their friends, to feel the sun, to live ...

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A Greek-Australian nurse that goes where help is needed

From the earthquakes of Nepal, to Lesbos and then to Idomeni.  And from there, to Iraq. And from there, wherever, help is needed. This is the life of the Greek-Australian nurse, Helen Zachos. I met Helen in Idomeni. In November 2015. As soon as she had come from Lesvos as a volunteer for the ...

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Vassilis Prasinos and his small paradise at Donoussa

Donoussa belongs to small Cyclades. Seated where seaways are joint Donoussa from times to times has been destination for passengers. During the 18th and 19th  century navigators used it for mooring as they were sailing from Naxos to Patmos, or the reverse direction. This rocky island had had more ...

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Our Own Mt Olympus Documentary for an Oscar!

  “A lot of people have tried to present Mt. This film started its Olympus but this documentary has done the best job ever,” according to the proud and happy people present at the Dion World Premiere of ‘’Mt Olympus, the Creation’’ which is a production of ELLOPIA FILMS. This film started ...

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«I have never felt like refugee, but i have faced a lot of racism»

“In the refugees I see the common struggle all people have. They want a better future for their children, not one filled with suffering and worries. People can withstand anything: hunger, and authoritarian regimes. However, it is extremely difficult to accept the idea that you and your children may ...

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Creating (Cartoulespress) in the “global village” through the Greek culture

 “The new electronic interrelationship recreates the world by giving the icon of a global village” Marshall McLuhan the Canadian communications expert had said. In the “global village” we are able to meet and communicate with others, and learn as well about their projects. This is the charming ...

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“Inspired Life in Greece” by Dina Argyropoulou

Dina Argyropoulou is one of those special persons who don’t compromise their lives. She is one of those people who have simply being tired of living their lives by the conformist rules of their society ... Dina has followed her heart. She left America to return at Greece and live its original life. ...

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Londoners experience an awesome tasty trip by the …”The Athenian”

Everything begins from the word “inspiration”. On that word we add “meraki” (Greek word which means a creative view full of joy and love) and “work”. And accordingly to our grade of try, we touch the success point. Efthymi’s and Neofyto’s  source of inspiration for cooking comes from a village of ...

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Hamdi, the smallest kid with the biggest clothes

He was the littlest fellow, with the biggest clothes. Big boots, Big pair of pants and a fleece. However, there was a sparkle in his eyes which showed his desire to play football. There have been two football fields set up on the grassfield of the EKO gas station, 20kms before Eidomeni... Refugees’ ...

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«Οne quarter Greek» by Nicoletta Barbata

Cinema: a magical world. We believe that it is a world which could be copied by every one of us. Although, in real life, happens the opposite; Cinema copies life. Let’s travel back to the past of times to a specific period of 1942 to 1945. Yes, you got it! This is it; the period of Nazi occupation. ...

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Isle of olive in between Greece and London

Polina Fillipou is a psychologist, and Gregory Vaitsas is a physicist. They are both coming from the capital of Greece, but they have been in London since the beginnings of their studies, 20 years ago. Polina and Gregory had met in London for the first time, and have been living together since ...

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The most powerful experience of his life…

George Gregoriadis, a Greek journalist, lived for weeks, all that evolved in Idomeni's field before the final evacuation. "Idomeni, was a school for me. It was a school for the rest of my life, "George told on Humanstories.gr. Every day, in the mud of Idomeni, he was also looking for human ...

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