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SYMPRAXI - PARTNERSHIP FOR GENDER ISSUES

National Network: 
Greece
Address: 
29, POTIDAIAS STR.
54634 THESSALONIKI
Grèce
Telephone: 
+2310249614
Mobile Phone: 
+306999249000
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
2010
Fields of Activity: 
General Information: 

1) Structure: Non profit society with 12 members and 5 Friends, all volunteers. No employed staff.
2) Budged in a year: 5,000.00 Euros.
3) Sources of funding: Municipality of Thessaloniki, Embassies in Athens. Ticket of the annual film festival.
4) Modalities of action: The annual competitive «Thessaloniki International LGBTQ Film Festival», Discussions, painting and photograph exhibitions.
5) Main partners involved in the organization’s projects/activities: Thessaloniki Film Festival, Goethe Institut in Thessaloniki, Municipality of Neapoli – Sykies.

Mission and Objectives: 

Our long term goal is to contribute to the effort to end all discrimination against LGBTΙQ people.

Main Projects / Activities: 

An annual competition “Thessaloniki International LGBTΙQ Film Festival” is organized since 1999. We organize also discussions, art exhibitions, cooperation with the municipality and other organization, and we are part of the Council of Social Control of the Public Television - Radio in Central Macedonia ERT3 / Greece.
The film festival,  aims to
   ✓ Get us in touch with the international LGBTΙQ cinema and the ideas and subjects on which each film focuses.
   ✓ To bring together all the parts that are concerned with the LGBTΙQ cinema and issues.
Thus more contact and communication can be achieved. This coexisting and diffusion takes place successfully every year.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

We provide the opportunity to film directors, producers and actors from Greece and other countries to visit Thessloniki during the annual "Thessaloniki International LGBTQ Film Festival", to speak with Greek people and come into contact with film makers from other countries.We have the target to invide volunteers from other countries, especially from Mediteranean ones.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

we want to join ALF Network to enforce our contact with people from other countries.