Kefalonia News (17)

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5.8 earthquake leaves only minor damages

• Ionian, Kefalonia
A powerful earthquake shook the island of Kefalonia yesterday afternoon, January 26th, 2014. The earthquake with 5.8 magnitude occurred at 3:55 pm, with the epicenter located near the town of Lixouri. Fortunately only minor damages were reported.
Posted on Jan 27, 2014 Category: News

EasyJet launches flights from Gatwick

• Ionian, Kefalonia
EasyJet launches a new route to the Greek island of Kefalonia from London Gatwick Airport. Flights will operate from April 28th, 2012 till the end of October 2012.
Posted on Oct 03, 2011 Category: News

Silver prize for San Gerassimo wine

• Ionian, Kefalonia
Among 812 wines that were tasted in the 9th International Wine Competition that took place in Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, a few days ago, the Kefalonian wine San Gerassimo took the silver medal, proving once more the high quality of the island's wine.
Posted on Mar 12, 2009 Category: News

Unfortunate farce for bomb in ship

• Ionian, Kefalonia
A strange man called yesterday morning in the Port Authority of Argostoli, kefalonia, and said that a bomb had been put in the ferry Andreas Kalvos.
Posted on Feb 19, 2009 Category: News

A new base for summer cruises

• Ionian, Kefalonia
A new project of the shipping company Hollandian Lines and the local authorities of Kefalonia is expected to bring more American tourists on the island.
Posted on Oct 23, 2008 Category: News

Quake hits the island

• Ionian, Kefalonia
Earthquake with a magnitude of 5 in Richter scale hit the island of Kefalonia this morning at 08.02 a.m., with an epicenter beneath the seabed southeast of the island
Posted on Jul 30, 2008 Category: News

Young whale found dead

• Ionian, Kefalonia
A young whale, from the very few of its kind that still remain in the Ionian Sea, was found dead last Friday in the Bay of Sami, Kefalonia Island
Posted on May 26, 2008 Category: News

Honoring two Kefalonians who taught in Moskow

• Ionian, Kefalonia
A statue of the Leihoudis brothers, two famous 17th century Greek monks from Kefalonia, was unveiled by Greek President Karolos Papoulias on May 30, 2007 in Moscow
Posted on Jun 01, 2007 Category: News

Aftershocks jolt Kefalonia residents

• Ionian, Kefalonia
From Sunday's 5.9 magnitude quake, a series of aftershocks hit the Ionian island of Kefalonia yesterday. Sunday's earthquake caused widespread damage to roads and buildings
Posted on Mar 27, 2007 Category: News

Army called to heat up island

• Ionian, Kefalonia
Yesterday the government called upon the army to help warm up the Ionian island of Kefalonia as most of the area is under darkness since the spell of bad weather on Tuesday.
Posted on Jan 28, 2006 Category: News

Tourism arrivals from the US

• Ionian, Kefalonia
Since the Athens Olympics held in August 2004, tourism arrivals from the US are showing clear signs of increasing.
Posted on Dec 16, 2005 Category: News

Is Kefalonia Odysseus' Home?

• Ionian, Kefalonia
Recently a study conducted by Robert Bittlestone, John Underhill and James Diggle has shown evidence that the home of Odysseus could in fact be Paliki, a peninsula located to the west of Kefalonia
Posted on Sep 30, 2005 Category: News

Organic products being sold over the internet

• Ionian, Kefalonia
With the growth in consumer and producer interest in organic products, an Organic Farmers Cooperative is formulating plans to market and sell organically raised livestock products over the Internet.
Posted on Jan 05, 2005 Category: News

Israeli Navy back to Kefalonia

• Ionian, Kefalonia
Admiral Shlomo Erel must have been a very proud man when he walked into the Kefalos theater in the town of Argostoli, the capital of the Ionian island of Kefalonia, on Aug 17, 2003.
Posted on Aug 16, 2003 Category: News

Anniversary of Earthquakes

• Ionian, Kefalonia
To honor the efforts of countries that offered significant help during the massive earthquake that shook the Ionian Islands exactly 50 years ago this month, representatives from these countries will be honored at a ceremony
Posted on Aug 16, 2003 Category: News

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