Two years ago in Anogeia, a village that lived firsthand the Nazis monster, Haimalina was born. An anti-fascist festival named after the poem by Michalis Stavrakakis / Nidiotis “Letter to an African” and has always been a symbol of solidarity, equality and peace.
The purpose of the festival is to promote the values of solidarity through events such as film screenings, sketch and photography exhibitions, graffiti, games (treasure hunting, theater play, soccer tournaments, chess tournaments) and music. offering, peace and respect.
At the same time, through the speeches we will try to analyze the phenomenon of war from the perspective of those who history usually goes beyond.
Getting to know the refugee women, walking with them from east to west, talking about the events in Gaza and listening to the Palestinian people’s right.
Finally, after analyzing the social basis of fascism, addressing the phenomena of extreme violence, the action and practices of the Neo-Nazis, and being informed of the three years of the Golden Dawn trial, at the same time weighing the burden of our individual and collective responsibility. .
This weekend, all activities will end with a great celebration with music and dancing from around the world. From the Mediterranean and the Middle East to the Balkans, through the tradition of every place, but also through experimentation and modern creations.
We hope that this festival will be an islet of many ideas and different cultural elements, with the aim of contributing to the practical establishment of peaceful coexistence, solidarity and humanity!
So we invite you on August 10, 11 & 12 to Anogia to join in, support our endeavor and all together through the festival’s activities to reflect, discuss, play, explore and of course sing against the war and fascism.