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Scientists probe the most famous volcanic eruption

• Cyclades, Santorini
Some new data has been discovered about the explosion on Santorini, in the 17th century, which had resulted in a tsunami, which is said to have wiped out the Minoan civilization.
Posted on May 17, 2006 Category: News

Discovery of an ancient press in Akrotiri

• Cyclades, Santorini
Analysis of findings dating back to 17 B.C. has revealed that viticulture was a well established institution on Akrotiri in the ancient times.
Posted on May 13, 2006 Category: News

Ancient people also enjoyed Santorini wine

• Cyclades, Santorini
Professor of archaeology and head of the Akrotiri excavations, Christos Doumas while talking about the island's viticulture and wine production remarked about the presence of these practices in bygone eras.
Posted on May 13, 2006 Category: News

Tourism could destroy tradition and environment

• Cyclades, Santorini
A puzzling fact is that during the Bronze Age, the delectable wine of Thera was produced only for export.
Posted on May 13, 2006 Category: News

Radiocarbon Studies Push Back Date of Thera Eruption

• Cyclades, Santorini
Said to have occurred 3,500 years ago, the volcanic eruption had caused ash to settle in faraway places like China, western North America and Greenland.
Posted on Apr 28, 2006 Category: News

How Minoans were wiped out

• Cyclades, Santorini
The end of one of the greatest Mediterranean civilization, the Minoans, seems to have been discovered from a miniscule olive branch.
Posted on Apr 28, 2006 Category: News

Santa Barbara Museum of Art on a tour exploring Santorini

May 10, 2006 — May 19, 2006 • Cyclades, Santorini
A 10 night tour, sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, has been announced. The tour takes participants on an archaeological discovery which explores the islands.
Posted on Feb 13, 2006 Category: Events

Santorini and Ariadnes Thread

• Cyclades, Santorini
Tayla Rubin's journey from Montreal to the Greek island of Santorini and Melbourne has resulted in the five star show, Ariadne's Thread coming to Adelaide Fringe.
Posted on Dec 13, 2005 Category: News

The truth about Akrotiri accident

• Cyclades, Santorini
Three weeks after disaster struck the archaeological site at Arkotiri, Professor Christos Doumas, the Director of Excavations, wrote a long letter to the press stating his views on the project.
Posted on Oct 18, 2005 Category: News

Government not responsible for Akrotiri disaster

• Cyclades, Santorini
Denying any responsibility in the unfortunate incident last Friday, where a section of the huge steel roof over the Arkotiri site in Santorini collapsed, the Culture Ministry has vowed to investigate the cause of the tragedy.
Posted on Sep 27, 2005 Category: News

Fishermen Festival

Sep 19, 2005 — Sep 19, 2005 • Cyclades, Santorini
The Greek island of Santorini celebrated its annual Fishermen Festival on September 19th at the charming fishing port of Vlihada.
Posted on Sep 25, 2005 Category: Events

Disaster on Santorini

• Cyclades, Santorini
Disaster came knocking in Santorini, as the remains of a 1,000 square meter roof, at an archaeological site in Arkotiri, collapsed.
Posted on Sep 24, 2005 Category: News

Supriyo video clip filmed on Santorini

• Cyclades, Santorini
Singer Babul Supriyo chose the island of Santorini as a background for his new video clip.
Posted on Aug 31, 2005 Category: News

First International Piano Competition

Aug 26, 2005 — Aug 26, 2005 • Cyclades, Santorini
The 1st International Piano Competition, aimed at bringing talented young pianists on to a common platform is all set to begin on the beautiful island of Santorini.
Posted on Aug 26, 2005 Category: Events

Hollywood movie filmed on Santorini

• Cyclades, Santorini
The island of Santorini was the shooting location for a particular sequence of the Hollywood movie The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, which was released around the world in June 2005.
Posted on Aug 23, 2005 Category: News

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