George Manos was born in Greece in 1980. He graduated from the Department of Automotive Engineering (School of Technological Applications of the Alexander Technological Education Institute of Thessaloniki) in 2006. Since 2009 he has been working as a freelance photographer.
A lefty and an introvert since ’73. A fan of trivial knowledge and sarcasm ever since he can remember himself. A reader, movie aficionado and shortsighted since ’79. A copywriter since ’03. He considers J.L.Borges, G.I.Gurdjieff, S.Kubrick and W.J. Sidis some exceptional (with every sense of the word) specimens of our species.
Dimitris Papadopoulos is an actor who lives and works in Thessaloniki. He graduated from Andreas Voutsinas Drama School and is currently performing in “ A piece for two” by Alexander Michael.
Chris was born in Thessaloniki. He graduated from the School of the Environment of the Aegean University, where he discovered his love about birds. An environmentalist and an eco-guide by day, an English tutor by night, he lives a double life. Feeling comfortable both outdoors and in the heart of a big city, he is ready to live his next adventure.
Nina is an actress, art conservator and a storyteller. She studied theatre and film at Iasmos Drama School of Vasilis Diamantopoulos in Athens and art conservation in Thessaloniki. Over the last years she is involved with drama games for kids and adults by giving seminars in schools, activity centers etc.
METAICHMIO Publications was founded in 1993. According to the official records of the National Book Centre of Greece (EKEBI), METAICHMIO is one of the most important and leading publishing companies in translated and Greek fiction as well as in children’s and educational books, academic books, biographies, contemporary comment and graphic novels.
METAICMHIO’s successful course has ensured its strong presence in the overall market. Today, the company is in full growth and the valuable experience gives confidence for the future. Aims are high, while quality remains the common feature of all METAICHMIO’s titles.
1st Floor is a group of people who promote and support experimental and electronic music by organizing concerts in Thessaloniki.
Gamecraft is a team that helps plan, schedule and realize innovative events, based on modern techniques and hands on activities like live role playing and interactive games, both indoors and outdoors. These techniques are enriched with other artistic elements such as theater, staging and other fun and well known games that everyone has played.
The team was founded in August 2009 and within a very short period has presented their work in museums, archaeological sites, and other public spaces. Its members specialize in role playing as they are founding members of many gaming clubs and so are experts at storytelling, bringing life to role playing etc.
Granny Records is a group of musicians based in Thessaloniki that promotes the work of contemporary Greek musicians, through the release of CDs and LPs in limited editions and moreover supports the act of innovative artists, both Greek and foreign by organizing concerts in Thessaloniki.
Handpeak came into being in the summer of 2014 in Thessaloniki. Its goal is the presentation, emergence and, by extension, support, promotion and development of selected, local and independent, contemporary creators (or creative groups), that have an active presence in Thessaloniki, both professional and amateur.
It offers the greater public the chance to become acquainted with the creative community of Thessaloniki, electronically via its Internet platform, as well as personally through walks and visits to the workplaces of the creators and also through a variety of actions that always have the creators as their focal point.
Little Big House is a modern guesthouse that opened in 2011, at Ano Poli, Thessaloniki. It is ideal for travelers looking for a quiet refuge to relax, meet people and experience all interesting aspects of Thessaloniki, its rich culture, its colorful history, its relaxed day life and its vibrant never-ending nightlife.