Romantso: Creative Hub & Cultural Center

  Romantso, characterized by the public and important institutions as an innovative venue that during the last ten years continuously forms the artistic life of Athens, welcomed the young participants of the Agora Erasmus + Program (2019). They were informed about this successful creative enterprise with ongoing positive social impact and as an outstanding example

Kinitiras: A Case Study on Encouraging Sustainability and Growth of Social and Creative Entrepreneurship

Fotoessa decided to include the internationally recognized Artistic Network for Performing Arts ‘Kinitiras’ in the last international Agora Erasmus + training (2019) in Athens, as it is an excellent case study on encouraging sustainability and growth of social and creative entrepreneurship during challenging sociopolitical times. Kinitiras connects professionals and amateurs, people from different racial, ethnic, socioeconomic,

Municipal Kypseli Market: The First Market of Social Entrepreneurship

Elena Lambrou, from Impact Hub Athens, welcomed the Agora Erasmus+ Program (2019) participants in the first market of social entrepreneurship and urban regeneration in Greece, the bold community prototype Δημοτική Αγορά Κυψέλης – Municipal Kypseli Market. Following a participatory model of management and revival of the urban commons, the Municipality of Athens chose through an open

Sociality: The Importance of Online Presence

Living in the era of social media implies reaching the audience and customers through websites and different social accounts. Spyros Tzortzis from Sociality (the cooperative for digital communication that provides services for the online world) delivered an informative and educative presentation for the Agora Erasmus+ Program (2019) participants. They were given a useful insight into digital communication,

Funding for Young Entrepreneurs

Funding was considered to be the most difficult step in the project development by the majority of Agora Erasmus+ Program (2019) participants. For that reason, Fotoessa invited Mrs. Katerina Balamoti, the Senior Project Coordinator in The Heritage Management Organization and Representative of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture in Iran. She held an unconventional, profound and

Orange Grove: Support for Startups

Within the scope of educational and practical activities of the Agora Erasmus+ Program (2019) in Athens, Fotoessa arranged a visit to the Embassy of Netherlands where Ms. Natasha Apostolidi introduced the Orange Grove program for startups. Orange Grove supports young people and young companies, enables them to exchange ideas, cooperate and get help from mentors

Opportunities in European Funding for Young People

  In cooperation with the awarded scientist Dr. Zoe Cournia, Fotoessa organized an educational session for the participants of the Agora Erasmus+ Program (2019). Dr. Cournia held a very helpful lecture on opportunities in European funding for young people, as the majority of the participants face that issue in the initial phase of their personal