The 1st Athens Internet Cat Video Festival
Jan31

The 1st Athens Internet Cat Video Festival

On Sunday February 2, NGO Nine Lives Greece – οι Εφτάψυχες, in collaboration with the Walker Art Center, USA, and Six Dogs, presents Greece’s very first Internet Cat Video Festival: a chance to enjoy the most popular, hilarious, playful feline internet stars from around the world, in a one-hour compilation film. The Festival, which will be presented by MTV Greece VJ and cat-lover Jenny Theona, opens its doors at 5pm, at Six Dogs, for...

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Protecting the ancient olive trees in Crete
Jan03

Protecting the ancient olive trees in Crete

“These trees helped our parents put clothes on our backs and send us to university. It is thanks to these trees that Crete is what it is. Its cultural development is thanks to them. Yet no one cares for these olive trees that have fed millions of people for thousands of years, that have been worshipped and adored.” Aris Koutakis becomes emotional when he talks about the destruction he has witnessed around his home in Amari, a district...

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Reviving an industry on the Greek silk road
Jan03

Reviving an industry on the Greek silk road

SOUFLI – Silk had never been high on the list of fabrics Electra-Yvonni was used to working with. For the Larissa-born fashion student with a penchant for the Aztec civilization and a tattoo to prove it, it was more about latex, for instance, and less about the finer fabrics with a higher price. Things changed when the 24-year-old recently joined a group of 18 aspiring and young fashion professionals from public and private fashion...

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