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Exhibition in Thesprotia Celebrates 50 Years of Asterix

Courageous and smart Asterix le Gaulois and his best friend Obelix with the magic powers are still fighting against Julius Caesar’s legions in the Archaeological Museum of Thesprotia. The periodical exhibition entitled “50 Years of Asterix” is being hosted at...

Fires in Thesprotia and Rethymno

The fire service is working hard to battle more outbreaks of fire in Thesprotia and Rethymno. In Filliates, in Thesprotia two outbreaks of fire are raging, while in Rethymno, in Adraktos, in the municipality of Agios Vasileios and in Kato...

The Ancient Greek Sanctuary of Dodona

The ancient Greek sanctuary and theater of Dodona are part of a uniquely historic site in the country, home to the oldest oracle, which even predated that of the more universally-known Delphi. Known in Doric Greek as Δωδώνα, or...

Paxos: The Greek Island of Serene Beauty in the Ionian Sea

Paxos, also called Paxoi and Antipaxoi, offers another side of Greek culture, full of art, history, and stunning landscapes.

The Magic of Greek Dancing: Greece’s Greatest Traditional Dances

Thursday is International Dance Day and how better to celebrate than by discovering five of the most popular Greek dances! 

Coronavirus: Greece Restricts Movement to Within 1.2 Miles from Home

Greece restricted movement to within 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) radius from home on Thursday in a new effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Ancient Greek Theaters Honored in New Postage Stamp Series

The Hellenic Post (ELTA) recently revealed a new series of commemorative stamps which showcase both the famous and the lesser-known ancient Greek theaters in the region of Epirus. ''Greece’s ancient theaters are magnificent silent witnesses of the spirit of our...

Some Areas in Greece Still Untouched by Coronavirus

While Covid-19 continues to spread across Greece, there are 11 prefectures that have not reported any cases as of yet, according to a comprehensive report released by the National Public Health Organization (EODY) on Sunday. There are no confirmed cases...

Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Strikes North-Western Greece

Several old buildings collapsed from a 5.6 magnitude earthquake that hit Northwestern Greece in the early hours of Saturday. There have been no reports of injuries from the tremor which struck at 02:49. According to the Geodynamic Institute of Athens, it's...

Bella Vraka: The Majestic Greek Beach in Epirus

The landscape looks like it belongs to another place, not mainland Greece. But the Bella Vraka beach in Epirus, washed by the waters of the Ionian Sea, is a place full of splendor and summertime magic. Looking more like an...

Australian Flies to Greece to Get Baptized at the Birthplace of 'Eleni'

Converted to Greek Orthodoxy, an Australian woman was baptized at a river in north-western Greece. The ceremony took place in the wild mountains of Murganas in the prefecture of Thesprotia, in the icy waters of river Lagavitsa. A 52-year-old woman, Anna...

Greek Police Thwart Attempt to Smuggle Rifles and Grenades from Albania

Rifles, grenades, explosives and ammunition were abandoned by a group of three people who attempted to cross the Greek-Albanian border on Sunday. The suspects abandoned their attempt after they were spotted by Greek police in the area of Mavromatio, in...

Greek Foreign Ministry Reacts to Albanian Provocation Over Greek Lands

Greece's foreign ministry on Monday sent a letter of complaint to the Albanian government over a provocative act that challenges Greek lands. The reason for the foreign ministry was an irredentist act at the central square of Tirana, which was...

Albania Provokes Again Claiming Greek Land as Part of Chameria

The Albanian government along with the party of Chams has made a provocative move, branding Greek lands as Cham lands, according to Epiruspost.gr. According to the report, Mayor of Tirana Erion Veliaj, who belongs to the Socialist Party of Prime...

Continuing Tremors Force Ioannina Citizens to Spend Night Outdoors

Several aftershocks that followed the 5.3 magnitude earthquake that shook Ioannina on Saturday night forced most citizens to spend the night on the streets and city squares. The main earthquake was followed by 4 more powerful aftershocks, 4.2, 4.4, 4.5...