Santorini News (96) - Page 6
Oia has always been revered for bringing the traditional Greek weaving mill into the 21st century. Having been home and representative to the weaving technique for 22 years the past four years have also elicited support from the Communal Development Office of Oia.
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.
Analysis of findings dating back to 17 B.C. has revealed that viticulture was a well established institution on Akrotiri in the ancient times.
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.
A puzzling fact is that during the Bronze Age, the delectable wine of Thera was produced only for export.
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.
The end of one of the greatest Mediterranean civilization, the Minoans, seems to have been discovered from a miniscule olive branch.
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.
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.
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.
Disaster came knocking in Santorini, as the remains of a 1,000 square meter roof, at an archaeological site in Arkotiri, collapsed.
Singer Babul Supriyo chose the island of Santorini as a background for his new video clip.
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.
The study Plan for the Future of Santorini A model for Environmental Tourism was presented in Santorini by Professor Michael Romanos, who is leading a Sustainable Development Group
Nikos Papantoniou, Treasurer Civil Engineer with The Society for the Promotion of the Studies on Prehistoric Thera, will be presenting a lecture at the Bellonio Cultural Center.