Interviews

Jul 05
Manolis Limpertas: Ceramist in Damalas

Manolis Limpertas is a fourth-generation ceramist who has carried on the family tradition of pottery-making. This art form originated with his father’s grandfather, and Manolis continues to uphold the family legacy. At his workshop in Damalas, he creates ceramic objects that can be found in households across the island, offering visitors a wonderful opportunity to […]

Jul 05
Shashi Chopra: The colours of Naxos

When did you start painting, and why choose Naxos and the smaller Greek islands as your subject? I’ve painted all my life, it’s almost like “I have to paint.” I went to art college and university, studying fashion design. I worked as a designer for many years, designing ranges for various companies such as Jerry […]

Jul 05
Konstantinos Votanos: Executive Chef at Barozzi Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

What prompted your interest in the culinary arts?My passion for cooking was ignited at a young age while assisting my grandmother, who hailed from a village near Kalamata. She created recipes based on the ingredients from her own garden, always using pure and top-quality produce. Please share the trajectory of your culinary career.At the age […]

Jul 05
Fasolas in Naxos: Reviving a 19th Century Neighborhood by a Former Accountant

Fasola district stands as the historic commercial hub within the village of Filoti in Naxos. With its charming whitewashed cobblestone streets and quaint shops, this picturesque neighborhood transports visitors back to the traditional way of life experienced by the island’s inhabitants in the 19th century. Over the past 12 years, this small, traditional community has […]