The Prehistoric ‘Human Skull’ Cave of Greece
The Petralona Cave and museum in Halkidiki, northern Greece, will reopen to the public by June 2023, following restoration works
Thessaloniki Among Best World Destinations to Visit in 2023
Thessaloniki, Greece's second-largest city, is among the best destinations to visit in 2023, CNN travel experts say. There’s been no shortage of reasons to visit Greece’s second city in recent times, with a UNESCO-endorsed local food scene that recently celebrated...
Greek Basketball Legend Nikos Galis Presented with Honorary Doctorate
Legendary Greek basketball player Nikos Galis was presented with an honorary doctorate in sports by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki on Tuesday. He was honored both for his contributions to sports and culture and for his invaluable contributions to society...
11-Year-Old Evangelia Siskou Crowned a Chess World Champion
11-year-old Evangelia Siskou from Thessaloniki has been crowned chess world champion in the category for girls up to 13 at the World Championship held in Rhodes over the weekend. She achieved 7.5 points in 9 matches (7 wins, 1 loss,...
Six Reasons to Visit Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, is both historic and avant-garde, and an ideal destination for a short city break.
History of Mermaids and their Origins in Ancient Greek Sirens
Mermaids, folkloric creatures with the head and upper body of a woman and lower body of a fish, appear in many cultures across the world. Many have traced the contemporary conception of a mermaid to the ancient Greek figure...
Greek Basketballer Elena Tsineke Selected for WNBA Draft
Greek female basketball player, Elena Tsineke, was drafted by the Washington Mystics on Tuesday and will now play in the WNBA – the top women’s basketball league in the world. Born in Thessaloniki, Greece, Tsineke was selected out of the...
Oil Spill at Thessaloniki Port Alarms Greek Authorities
An oil spill from a cargo ship in the Port of Thessaloniki on Thursday has alarmed authorities who are racing against time to prevent pollution from spreading further. Although the spill is relatively small, covering an area of approximately seventy...
Greece Commemorates Thessaloniki Jews Murdered in the Holocaust
On Sunday Greece commemorated the first deportations of Greek Jews from Thessaloniki to the Nazi camps where thousands perished during the Holocaust. Holding white balloons captioned ‘Never Again’, around a thousand people of all ages marched to the old railway...
SKY Express Offers Free Tickets to Students Following Train Tragedy
On Friday, the Greek airline SKY Express announced that it is offering members of Greece's student community free air travel tickets between Athens and Thessaloniki in the aftermath of the Tempi train tragedy. Free flights for students in Athens and...