“Desks in the Aegean”: The 4th issue of the inter-island newspaper

The fourth issue of the inter-island newspaper, titled “Desks in the Aegean,” has been released, featuring work by young editors from Agios Efstratios, Astypalaia, Kasos, Lipsi, Nisyros, Fourni, and Psara. These young journalists, guided by the non-profit organization iMEdD, present insightful tributes to the history of their islands, summer traditions, and explore the region’s Olympic connections.

Browse the fourth issue here

Readers can explore the unique cultural and historical narratives that have shaped these Aegean communities, gaining insight into their rich heritage. In addition, they can learn about the Holocaust of Kasos and Psara, explore the so-called Cave of the “Negro”, the unknown cave of Astypalaia, but also the Koukania, a custom of the Feast of the Assumption on 15 August that has continued since the period of Italian rule in Astypalaia. They can also explore the role of sport in local history and culture, and learn about the Fourniada, an event inspired by the Olympic Games and established in Kasos, which takes place after the end of the school year.

“Desks in the Aegean” is the first inter-island school newspaper brought to life in the framework of the civil non-profit-making organization Regeneration & Progress’ programme, “Sports Paths”, with the journalistic guidance and support of iMEdD’s team.