In 2012, seven brave friends founded a “social business” consisting of a bike kitchen and a cosy little bar in Novi Sad, northern Serbia. Anna, Suzzy, Lani, Danny, Mary, Pavel and Simon spend their time teaching others how to repair their bikes, organising workshops and language courses and most of it for free.
On the curvy roads of Armenia I feel sick and lost, waiting to get to the destination.
In the last 10 years, Armenia joined in the Museum Night events, and has been celebrating it with great verve. This is a unique year for Armenia as 100 museums over the country joined the event, 39 of which are located in Yerevan. On May the 17th, the museums are free and open to all visitors, from 6 pm till 12 am. So, I took my camera and walked through as many museums as I could in the limited time I had.
Who has never dreamt of spending a night in a museum? Would you like to know what the paintings, the works of art and, the sculptures look like when seen in the moonlight? Meeting Halfway’s Culture group tried this for you. Well, they did this during the European night of the museums. They didn’t visit every single one of the thousands of museums which took part, but from Greece to Siberia, from Spain to Hungary, let’s have a look at what they saw!
“Youth is like diamonds in the sun and diamonds are forever” go the words of Alphaville’s song “Forever Young”. One girl in the Balkans shines just like a diamond even when she’s often surrounded by stones. She refuses to belong. She’s herself. Meet Andrea Petrović, the painter, the musician, the artist.
Maybe it’s his foreign accent when he speaks that melts your heart. Maybe it’s the way he holds you, or undresses you, or whispers in your ear, that makes you go crazy. Maybe it’s the way his skin color mixes with yours in such a perfect way, that nothing can compare with it. This is how I like my men. How do you like yours?
“Translating in Russian is not the same as in Spanish/ Translating between the two languages/ Doubly impossible”. With these verses, Natalia Litvinova summarises her stance towards life as a Spanish writer and a Russian translator, two literary worlds that have met, for a fraction of a second, at Meeting Halfway. Thinking about Natalia Litvinova is like remembering those childhood moments where we discovered, for the first time, that...
Meet the ‘the most politically incorrect’ chef in Portugal, Ljubomir Stanišić. Born in Sarajevo and raised in Belgrade, he is now showing the world what he has learned from his mother, including some of the most typical dishes from the former state of Yugoslavia.