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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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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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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Startup at methodical, innovative and effective ideas along with the “maître” of the genre

More and more are the young people (or eldest) who think about starting up their own business that will be based in Greece or in another country (mainly European countries). The “humanstories” are having as guest-star Dimitris Tsingos who is one of the innovators of the "start-up" ecosystem in ...

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A “Sunbeam” of alternative tourism illuminates the port of Tristomo at Karpathos Island

  Tristomo is a tiny natural port. It is one of those areas which pirates used to choose for hiding places. Placed at the north side of Karpathos, Tristomo is the natural port of Vroukounta. As the traveler passes through this well hidden place, with the two huge stones and the three big ...

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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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When holding a map in your hands you hold the message!

In our memories, usually, maps and classrooms are connected... What if we live in a digital world! Classrooms conserve a priceless accessory coming from other  seasons of our lives, the more romantic and less hi-tech; the maps! The using of a map gives orientation to somebody who arrives in a ...

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Drops of “CHRISOMELO” trickling out of his lips as he talks about the Greek land!

Paulo Coelho has written at his novel “The Alchemist”: “Somebody asked him: “How could I predict the future?”, and Coelho replied: “Through the signs of the present. The secret is in the present… If you have an eye for the present, then you are going to have a better future”.  John Tampares is one ...

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A CrazyCello with Humour and Originality

  Music brings people closer together and joins cultures. It also relaxes the mind. The pictures clear thoughts. It leads us to places that are far and near. It leads us to the absolute azure blue, to places that we strongly desire. Alexandros Botini combined melody with the strength of the ...

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The Greek Woman Who “Enchanted” the New York Times

  Recently there has been talk that a lot of remarkable young adults have been moving abroad, thereby leading to a brain drain, because Greece is incapable of helping or of making good use of its youth. Such talk is based on fact. According to an unofficial opinion poll about 800,000 ...

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In the “Endless Azure” of a Greek Soprano

Greece has been a proud country for many and various reasons throughout the ages. Greece produces important people, scientists and artists. Greek-Cypriot Katerina Mina, whose father was born in Xanthi and mother in Larnaka, is a strong example of “the good results” that Greek passion, magnanimity, ...

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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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The «Greek Sun» Rises in Japan

It is because of the sun that Greece has the gift of food. The sun shines on Greece, the land of light. It is a source of energy and inspiration and energy. Aris Karambas cannot imagine a world without the sun. This is why he gave his company the name HeliosGreekProducts and chose to live with his ...

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Greek women who revolutionized the American baby food industry

Zoe Marouda-Tziola is a wonderful person. She lives in distant Anchorage,Alaska, which is the largest city In Alaska. She studied medicine, but her love of cooking, raw materials, and people won her over. She loves people and has learned to make contributions. She loves life and smiles regularly ...

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They Offer Human Dignity through Cloth Remnants

I met her during the premiere of “Amphipolis Project.” She was one of the speakers who spoke about the role and function of KinSEp, which is known as the Social Partnership Business… Sophia Haitidou, representative , inspirer and vice-president of kinSEp, meaning ‘’co-operate socially’’ Humans...

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The «World Cyclist» Who Does Not Compress the Time of His Life

Who is the “world cyclist”? Who is this handsome and creative “crazy” person who wants to ride his superproduction bike all over the world spreading the value of fellowship and friendship because only then, sisters and brothers, will we be able to cope in these hard times… We met colleague, ...

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The Greek Who Sent Olive Oil to Bill Gates, Mark Zoukerberg,and Jeff Bezos

  “Every business is like a child: first it crawls, then it  walks and finally it runs. However, everything grows if done with love, vision and high spirits.” That is the motto of philologist and owner of Modern School in Athens IoannisKampouri. He is also executive adviser for the firm ...

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A couple from Greece who keep their Honey in a luxurious packaging

A couple from Greece full of dreams, ambition and a vision for progress through the natural elements given to us daily in abundance in the “Greek paradise”. Nikos Vlachoudis, 31, and Rania Gaitanou, 26, besides being a blissful couple, decided (even though they come from diverse professional ...

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Icaria: Follow Your Own Myth

  The poorest island on the Aegean Sea became well known all over the world for its quality air and water.It is also  known  for  the longevity and relaxed  of living of its citizens. A traveler in Icaria has the chances to live the myth of his or her liking.  The people of Icaria did not ...

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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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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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The visual representation of Sufferings (in Easter) at Marpessa of Paros

Greek Easter mystic, unique, full of religious traditions and events. Kids and adults use to wear their best clothing to celebrate the renaissance of nature and the Resurrection of our souls. Let’s welcome the most beautiful season of the year, the Spring! At least  let’s wander mentally on the ...

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