Connecting people & cultures across the Mediterranean (and beyond)
“People of the Mediterranean” is an innovative interview project and blog created in summer 2017. The project aims to connect people and cultures across the Mediterranean and beyond. The initiative focuses on young entrepreneurs and creatives from the 23 Mediterranean countries (1st Edition – Tunisia; Planned 2nd edition – Spain).
Why this project?
The project aims to give a voice to young people on both shores of the Mediterranean. They share their projects and stories and speak about the opportunities and challenges of their countries.
When I arrived with my taxi in front of the café ‘Le Journal’, I already saw Haythem sitting in the sun on the terrace. A few days before I had met him at his fancy and also cozy restaurant-bar called Le Tutu in La…
From Breakdance to Contemporary Dance – Interview with Selim (Dancer, Choreographer & Cultural Activist)
Selim Ben Safia is a young Tunisian contemporary dancer, choreographer, and cultural activist. He wanted me to meet him in Abdellia Palace, built in the 15th century, in La Marsa. It was a Saturday morning, and Selim ran a bit late to our interview…