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Distrato: Greece’s Magnificent Mountain Village That Keeps Growing

Distrato is an exquisite mountainous village that has managed to remain unknown to the majority. As we all know, Greece is dotted with small mountainous villages, however, most of them have been seeing a rapid decline in their population over...

Distrato: Greece’s Magnificent Mountain Village That Keeps Growing

Distrato is an exquisite mountainous village that has managed to remain unknown to the majority. As we all know, Greece is dotted with small mountainous villages, however, most of them have been seeing a rapid decline in their population over...

Greek Child Piano Prodigy Stelios Kerasidis Releases Modern Version of Famous Greek Folk Song

Stelios Kerasidis, a seven-year-old Greek piano prodigy and composer, has brought a traditional Greek folk song from the region of Epirus into the modern era. Kerasidis' Isolation Waltz, which he wrote in March of 2020, went viral as people around...

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...

Greece Restores Historic Epirus Stone Bridge to its Former Glory

The Plaka Bridge in Epirus, the largest single-arched span in all of Europe, which had collapsed due to heavy rain more than five years ago, has now been restored to its former glory, engineers working on the project announced...

Greece to Propose Epirus’ Zagori Villages as UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Greek Culture Ministry announced recently that it intends to officially propose the traditional villages in Epirus’ Zagori district in northwestern Greece as a Greek “cultural landscape” to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. After a meeting for...

Low Temperatures Cause Rivers in Epirus, Greece to Freeze Solid

The extremely low temperatures which have prevailed in large parts of Greece over the last several days have caused not only traffic disruptions and physical damage, but also phenomena that are rarely seen in a Mediterranean country such as...