Art-hotel Panorama Writers-in-residency

From May 7th till May 21st , 2019 Art-hotel Panorama will organise a writer-in-residency program in its premises in Pyrgadikia with the theme Hypostasis. Languages: Greek, English, German.

Pyrgadikia is a small fishing village in Sithonia, Chalkidiki, about 100km from Thessaloniki.

The minimum number of participants will be 5 and the maximum 12. During the residency period there will be no other guests in the hotel.

Communal spaces in the building and the garden will be adapted to offer workspace for the participants and an A4 printer will be available. On May 20th there will be a small event at the hotel, which will allow the participants to share the work they have produced.


The fee for the whole residency period is 560 Euro
This includes:
A room with 2 beds, bathroom, a balcony and a small fridge, but no TV (which can’t be found in the whole hotel)
The posting of a text, produced during the residency, on the website of Art-hotel Panorama.
A one-day excursion during the first week, and, maybe, this will depend on the weather and the number of participants, another one during the second week.

Not included :

Travel expenses
Transport during the residency period; for instance a taxi to Aghios Nikolaos (participants could lower these expenses by sharing a taxi in this case).

Useful information

In Pyrgadikia there is a choice of restaurants and cafes, one mini-market for daily necessities (with fruit and vegetables) and a bakery, but no bank, no ATM, no health centre and no pharmacy. Aghios Nikolaos, 17km away, provides a health centre, a pharmacy and a post office. Arnea, 25km away, provides a bank, a pharmacy, a supermarket and a post office.

How to reach Art-hotel Panorama

The nearest airport is Macedonia Airport located in the East of Thessaloniki. From the airport you can take a taxi to the KTEL-bus station Chalkidiki, this will cost 7-10 Euro. From the bus station you can take a bus to Arnea or Aghios Nikolaos; timetables you can find on From Aghios Nikolaos you can take a taxi to Pyrgadikia for around 25 Euro. If you wish to stay in Thessaloniki before travelling to Pyrgadikia, you can take bus No X1 to the city centre. You can also rent a car at the Macedonia Airport.

How to apply

Fill out the application form(download or copy the form below) and send it to our email . The deadline for applications is March 30th 2019.You will be informed by e-mail if you are selected or not by April 15th , 2019.

Application Form

First name Last name

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*City *state/province/region

*postal/zip code *country

* E-mail *website

*Social Media * Phone

* Special needs or requirements

* What is your motivation to participate in this residence program

* Brief biography
Who you are, what you do, shorter is better

List of publications

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