Journalist, Athens Voice, Greece
Born in Athens, Makis Provatas graduated from the Ampelokipi 3rd Lyceum.
Then he studied PreMed in Worcester St. College (Massachusetts).
Back in Greece, he graduated from the School of Dentistry (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki).
He has been presenting radio broadcasts on a daily basis since 1999.
During the last three years, he has been working in Athens Voice Radio 102.5fm.
Makis Provatas has interviewed more than 350 Greek and non-Greek scientists, writers, theater or film directors, artists and politicians such as Konstantinos Mitsotakis, Stephen Hawking, Dario Fo, Noam Chomsky, John Cleese, Irvin Yalom, Carlos Fuentes, Eduardo Galeano, Isabel Allende, John Malkovich, Mikhail Baryshnikov and others.
These interviews have been published in Greek newspapers and magazines: To Vima, VIMagazino, Athens Voice and Istoria.
He is the co-author of two books:
– “On the third rock far from Sun” (co-written with the theoretical physicist Mr. Dimitris Nanopoulos).
– “Just a few kilometers… Stories for History” (co-written with the historian Ms. Maria Efthymiou).
Both books have been edited by Patakis Editions.