Athens fashion week showcases new talent

Thirty-seven new and established Greek and international fashion designers presented new trends for the upcoming season during the 26th edition of Athens Xclusive Designers Week, the capital's official fashion week, which ends on Monday. The annual event, which took place this year at Zappeion Hall, also includes a competition for best new designer.

Days of Korean Culture kick off in Bucharest

The Days of Korean Culture festival starts today in Bucharest, comprising tasting traditional products, workshops, exhibitions and film screenings. The event runs throughout November 28. According to the Embassy of Korea, the series of events begins with the fourth edition of the K-Lovers Festival, which takes place on Friday and Saturday.

Populism as a check for democracy but not for climate

The Athens Democracy Forum made me understand that populism has a positive side that acts as a warning bell for democracy from turning overly elitist. However, I also came to see that populism has contributed to the extreme polarization of society in several countries and has negatively impacted climate politics.