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Extensive Rainfall Causes Widespread Damage on Thasos Island

The Greek island of Thasos in the North Aegean Sea has been suffering from extensive damage since Friday, due to the enormous amount of rainwater that has fallen there in a short period of time. A total of six areas...

Photo Exhibition of the ‘Bell Bearers’ of Eastern Macedonia Shows Ancient Greek Ritual

Melbourne will be getting a glimpse of an ancient Greek tradition from eastern Macedonia as the renowned photographer Nick Vavdinoudis will be presenting photos in his exhibit Faces+Masks. The exhibit is scheduled to be showcased at the Hellenic Museum...

The House of Manos Hadjidakis Turns into a House of Culture

The house in which composer Manos Hadjidakis was born and raised in will become a house of culture which will open to the public. The preservable neo-classical building which was built in 1895, was renovated by the Region of...

Ormenio Village Evacuated After Evros River Levee Breaks

The Citizen Protection Agency of Evros region decided the evacuation of Ormenio village after an Evros River Levee Broke. The extreme rainfall in northern Greece, and particularly in Thrace, has caused the flooding of Evros River. The residents of Ormenio...

Greek Average Annual Income Down 5.9 Percent in 2011

A reduction of 5.9 percent in the average annual income per capita has been reported for the year 2011. Average income in Greece dropped to 1,171 euros per month, according to data published by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT)...

Rhinos and Giraffes In Drama: 9 Million B.C.

Rhinos, giraffes, gazelles, ponies and antelopes were living in the plain of Drama nine million years ago, as was revealed by the fossils found in the region Platania of the Municipality of Paranesti in the Regional Unit of Drama,...