SWEET AND BALKAN

A very basic sweet treat in the Balkans is common; mostly fruit (and vegetable or flower) can be turned into p...

Balkon 3 suggestion for a football snack: peppers and whey cheese salad

Football and beer. Why beer? There aren’t many explanations to that. It’s generally accepted that ...

WHEN CINEMA GOES GREEK ISLANDS

Time and time again, international movie-makers decided to use the beautiful landscapes of the Greek islands a...

A trip in Antep style

I vaguely remember Gaziantep, as I had visited the city for business purposes almost a decade ago. What remain...

Try it and regret it once; Don’t try it and regret it a thousand times

Try the magical Turkish cuisine that always has a little, fascinating surprise in store. This time it is a str...

You need to stir public interest in your books

Balkon 3 interview with Nermin Mollaoglu, a literary agent from Turkey Nermin Mollaoglu is one of the best lit...

Ramadan and 10 frequently asked questions about fasting

Before dawn I wait for the first smell of Suhoor from the kitchen. My mother is cooking. I can feel the smell,...

12 reasons to love Greek wine

Greece specializes on small-scale production of high quality wines. Around 5 million liters of wine are produc...

A Blasé World Cup 2014 – Watching the games in Greece

These days, crowds around the globe are talking a lot about the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. So, I was asked what...

Istanbul Sunset

Sunset, according to many, is the most romantic part of the day. A moment when dreams and colours intertwine, ...

Videos

  • Devil’s Wall

    The wastelands surrounding the town of Sveti Nikole resemble a remote valley in Afghanistan rather than a macedonian landscape, and hide an amazing legend. It hasn’t been in the...
  • Bouldering – the art of rock climbing

    It is very little known about bouldering in this part of the world. It is a sport which involves rock climbing without the use of ropes or similar equipment...
  • Balkon 3 presents: I am underground

    After many complications and confusion, after hundreds of kebebs and beers accompanied by heated but fruitful debates between the director, screenwriter, producer and sound technician, and after nearly a...
  • Postman who ran 220 kilometres

    All postmen are marathon runners. They travel tens of kilometres on foot day by day and the hero of this story is one such man. Everybody in Veles knows...
  • Church in Munich unites religions

    One of the most important churches to the citizens of Munich, Saint Margaret is located in the worker’s quarter of Sendling and serves the Catholic believers throughout the year....
  • Little Paco de Lucia from Strumica Conquers Europe

    This is a story about a guitar “desperado” from Strumica. Although Stojan Stojanov is just 12 years old, he has climbed the throne of many prestigious European competitions with...

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