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Very short videos, travel stories, songs, glimpses from a place of transit

The Indian kathak dancer in Termini

Rome Termini caput mundi. Train stations are a very multicultural place, for us they’re like squares where you have a chance to meet people from anywhere in the world. Like in this case, where we met Anurekha Ghosh, an Indian Kathak dancer who explains to us what traditional dance is …

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Termini memories, the centre of Esquilino

Rome Termini’s railway station sees 500.000 passengers passing by its hall everyday, compared to the 25.000 residents in its adjacent neighborhood Esquilino. A paradox that can be easily explained by its “atopos” status, a place of transit, where most people stay just for a short time. Therefore, the few residents …

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Ismail the invisible homeless in Termini

Ismail regrets coming to Italy, from Tunisia. He says “it was the worst decision” of his life. Here he had an accident, one year ago, that left him unable to work. Alone and broke as he is, he spends most of his time in Termini railway station, looking for some …

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Aurica, Italian from Moldavia

“I used to hate Rome and Italy, until I came back from my Erasmus in Paris, that’s when I started to appreciate the country I lived in”, tells us Aurica, a Moldavian born Italian activist and social worker that Francesco Conte interviewed in Termini for the Ymobility series.  YMOBILITY is the …

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From Moldova to Italy

TerminiTV these days is in Romania, near Brasov, for a week long education event called Online education camp, organised by a bunch of upcoming geeks from Moldova, Georgia and other Eastern European countries. So, in honor to Moldova and to Romania, and to all Eastern Europe, we publish a video …

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