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Edessa: The Greek City of Water and of the Five Senses

Get to know Edessa, the Northern Greek city referred to as the “City of Water and of the Five Senses,” which is home to thermal springs and the famed Edessa Waterfalls. Edessa is the capital of Pella, located in the...

Greek Dancers Form Human Chain in Shape of Macedonia

One-thousand-five-hundred dancers have formed a human chain in the shape of Macedonia for an impressive aerial photograph. The dancers' difficult task took place during the 7th Convention of Greek Traditions in Edessa, northern Greece, entitled 'The dance is life'. An initiative of the...

Turks Search for Origins 90 Years After Treaty Of Lausanne

  “My aunt was 120 years old when she died in Turkey and she was really happy every time she heard the region’s songs on the radio. She used to stop praying every time that the radio was playing a...

Greek Cherries Extremely Good this Year

The Greek cherry season is in full swing again. Just like last year Greece profits from the late Dutch and Belgian harvest because of the cold weather. "The harvest in Greece is very good, but the cherries are small...

Edessa Cherries, Wine For Gastronomy Fair

Crunchy cherries, traditional jams and cheese will be featured at the 1st Gastronomic Fair of Edessa from May 17-19, a festival which draws the hungry aplenty. Local products will be showcased in hotels and accommodations of the area and will...

On the Trail of Ho Chi Minh in Edessa

According to the first Vietnamese Ambassador to Greece Vu Binh,who visited Edessa in response to an invitation from Mayor Dimitris Giannou to mark Oxi Day on Oct. 28, Vietnamese revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh served with the French army...

Doctor Sentenced to Community Service for First Time in Greece

The misdemeanors court of Edessa made an unprecedented decision when they decided to punish a 62 year-old doctor to community service after he was found guilty of a medical mistake. It is the first time that a Greek court reached...