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Drama Short Film Festival 2016

Posted on 19 Sep 2016 | Category: Events

The small town of Drama in Northern Greece is hosting its 22nd International Short-Film Festival and 39th National Film Festival, drawing worldwide attention and a variety of artists who do not only compete for the monetary prize but wish to stand out and start off their career in the world of cinema.

AegeanDocs International Documentary Film Festival

Posted on 05 Sep 2016 | Category: Events

From September 25 to September 29, a very interesting festival that wishes to promote great documentaries that mainly focus on historical, political and social matters is going to take place in the North Aegean Region.

Endorphin Festival

Posted on 23 Jun 2016 | Category: Events

Musicians, djs, music producers and music maniacs will be gathered again in the exotic location of Chani Chatzigogou in the 65th km of the highway connecting Larisa with Kozani in northern Greece.

River Party at Nestorio, Kastoria

Posted on 23 Jun 2016 | Category: Events

The festival takes place every summer, usually in the beginning of August, in a paradoxically remote village near the borders of Greece, in Nestorio, Kastoria.

Sardine Festivals in Greece

Posted on 15 Jun 2016 | Category: News

Following the tradition, the Greeks have established various feasts that are dedicated to the connection with the sea, one of which is the sardine festival.

2nd Avaton International Comedy Festival

Posted on 03 Jun 2016 | Category: Events

The International Comedy Festival is here for you bringing you loads and loads of genuine laugh.

Discovery of Aristotle's Tomb

Posted on 27 May 2016 | Category: Greeka News

The news is true and the world of archaeologists, philosophers and academic professionals is finally excited to announce the discovery of the tomb of the most recognisable and important philosopher of Ancient Greece who has changed the course of science and philosophy: Aristotle.

Matala Music Festival

Posted on 23 May 2016 | Category: Events

Matala Music Festival in Crete will become again the paradise for all those who seek a unique fun pastime in the summer.

Tsipouro Festival in Pelion

Posted on 19 May 2016 | Category: Events

There are many celebrations dedicated to this famous Greek beverage. In Katihori of Pelion, a village near Portaria there is the famous annual feast of tsipouro called the “Tsipouro Festival”.

Olympia Culture Festivals & International Folk Dance Festival in Katakolo, Peloponnese

Posted on 16 May 2016 | Category: Events

The Olympia Culture Festivals are a new series of three festivals which combine different acts and aim at highlighting the local tradition and history of Greece, from June 10th to September 4th.

Athens & Epidaurus Festival

Posted on 16 May 2016 | Category: Events

The Athens & Epidaurus Festival is mainly a joint festival that takes place every year and has a long tradition of bringing very famous and big artists from Greece and all over the world.

Balloon flights start in Kalamata

Posted on 20 Apr 2016 | Category: News

Flights with hot-air balloons start this summer from Kalamata, giving passengers the amazing chance to see the region and the Aegean Sea from above.

365 Greek beaches with blue flag for 2015

Posted on 19 May 2015 | Category: News

The international Blue Flag Program officially announced that 395 Greek beaches and 9 marinas are awarded the prestigious Blue Flag recognition for 2015.

Ruins of glorious sites in an ebook

Posted on 22 Apr 2015 | Category: Interviews

Triantafyllos Lazarides needed two years of research to complete his book Archaeological sites in Greece- Ruins of a glorious era and talked to about the entire process.

Antikythera mechanism maybe even older

Posted on 09 Dec 2014 | Category: News

New studies of the world famous Antikythera mechanism might alter our knowledge of this mysterious object. Two researchers concluded that the starting point of the mechanism's astronomical calculations had been 100 years before the previously estimated date.

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