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Larissa Jewish Cemetery Desecrated

Vandals desecrated the Jewish cemetery in the central Greek city of Larissa, spraying swastikas and threats on the cemetery wall. A swastika was sprayed on the gates of the cemetery, while the word “Juden,” the Nazi SS symbol, and the...

Greek Farmers to Launch Protests on November 1

Greek farmers have decided to launch mobilizations on November 1, with their participation in a protest rally called by the PAME labor union in downtown Athens' Syntagma Square, it was announced in a press conference held on Tuesday. They also warned...

2,500 Years Later, Larissa's Ancient Theater Comes to Life

Saturday, September 20 was a dramatic day for the city of Larissa in central Greece. After 2,500 years of inactivity, its ancient Greek theatre was once again opened to spectators. In honor of the archaeologist Athanasios Tziafalias, chorals from the "Electra" of Euripides were presented...

Reuters: Greek Dairy Producers in War with Middlemen

According to Reuters, intermediaries in Greece are part of an inefficient and bureaucratic system that encourages corruption. Using as an example the milk vending machines in Larissa, Reuters sheds light on the activities of intermediaries in Greece, but also the...

Larissa: The Greek City of Coffee

Many Greeks believe that Larissa is the city of coffee, but until recently this notion was mostly based on a feeling rather than facts. According to statistical date released by the Larissa Chamber of Commerce, until June 30, 2014 there...

Johannes Hahn Satisfied With Absorption Rate of EC Funds

European Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn on Thursday stated from the city of Larissa in central Greece that future investments in the country should be well-targeted, especially in two vital sectors - energy and SMEs, “the backbone of...

Wild Fires in Greece

Fire fighters are battling against fires that burst on Thursday noon in two regions of Central Greece. A Fire broke out at 12:55 pm in a forest in Agiokampos, Larissa. Two planes, eleven fire fighting vehicles, the fire brigade  and two...

ZEN Soap: Multi-functional Soap Made from 100% Olive Oil

Katerina Gounaris, an impressive young woman from Greece is behind the successful business of ZEN multi-functional soaps which are made of 100% olive oil, water and sodium hydroxide (caustic soda). A few years ago, Katerina decide to move from...

Greek Gold Medalist in National Mathematical Olympiad

Dimitris Aletras, a third grade student of the 10th Lyceum of Larissa, Central Greece, won the gold medal in the 31st National Mathematical Olympiad "Archimedes," which was held on Saturday, February 22 in Athens. According to the local press, this was...

Artfools Video Festival Begins in Larissa

The 6th Artfools Video Festival of Larissa is being held from February 14 until February 23, with the support of Novacinema satellite channel and Forthnet store of Larissa. This year, the festival is expected to be more upgraded and creative....