“Almost every underground DJ has a job on the side”

“Almost every underground DJ has a job on the side”

Luka Kostic (23) – who prefers to use his artist name Depra – is a DJ and producer in the underground techno and house scene in Belgrade. At age 15 he started experimenting for the first time with electronic music. Depra lives currently at his parents and can’t live off his work as a musician and producer. However, he keeps a positive spirit. As a kid, Depra listened a lot to Rick James, a musician…

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The hopeful youth of the government

The hopeful youth of the government

In January 2015, the Greek youth went on the streets and celebrated the win of the radical left party, Syriza, in the elections. Several months later, the youth wait impatiently for the promises to be fulfilled but they remain hopeful. Euroviews spoke to the youth of Syriza, now called by some the “youth of the government”, about their hopes and dreams for the near future and the prospect of leaving the EU. Karim Al Amin…

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The Greek Youth’s Fight for a Better Future

The Greek Youth’s Fight for a Better Future

They used to called it “Generation 700 Euro”, but nowadays young Greeks only wish their monthly income was as high. As unemployment rates soar and salaries drop, many young students are leaving the country causing a terrible brain drain. A bright future is what Greeks are fighting for but the deck is still stacked against them. However young students we interviewed reveal that they have no intentions of leaving their country forever. Therefore the battle…

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“It is possible to make it anywhere if you have the quality”

“It is possible to make it anywhere if you have the quality”

Multi-instrumentalist David Maxim Micić (24) couldn’t make sufficient money with his music in the local scene in Belgrade. Turbofolk – a popular Serbian genre – and cover bands dominate the musical landscape in the capital. In the United States and other countries in Europe his art is more appreciated, but even then it’s sometimes hard to get visa’s for gigs. Micić played himself out of isolation through the internet and is able to live off his music…

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Crowd funding dreams: The wolf waiting to howl

Crowd funding dreams: The wolf waiting to howl

  Berlin, Germany- A crowdfunding project, WOLF, is due to open its doors in December in the Neukölln neighbourhood, right in the heart of Berlin. Once building work is complete, the 360 square meter premises will be a cinema- café bar hosting workshops and events for local, international and prospective filmmakers. The project has received just over €46,000 from online contributors and other small investors but will it be a breath of fresh air for the neighbourhood? Euroviews caught…

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Athens’ 15,000 Euro Idea

Athens’ 15,000 Euro Idea

Athens, Greece – A young Greek businessman is just five seconds away from finishing presenting his startup idea and potentially winning €15,000. But one of the judges in the panel has a quick, final question to ask him before they consider giving him a prize. Evan Przesiecki

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