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International Summer School on Geoparks in Mytilene

The International Summer School on Geoparks that took place on the island of Lesvos under the title, Earth heritage site assessment ─ Geoparks management and Geotourism Development, was well received by the public. The Sanin Kaigan National Park of Japan...

Κalloni Soccer Makes Big Leagues

Kalloni, a small town in the west-central part of the island of Lesvos, will see its soccer team play next year in the Greek Super League only five years after the club came into existence. The team plays in a...

Bookings from Turkey Doubled

The number of visitors from the neighboring country is expected to rise by 50 percent this summer after the EU eased the visa endorsements for the Turks and those who travel to Greece through Turkey. According to the Turkish...

Original Easter Traditions in Greece

Spending Easter time in Greece is probably as well advertised as summer holidays on a Aegean island. The colors and warm spring weather are already sweeping across the country, while people have begun preparing for the Holy Week and...

Children’s Dreams Win First Prize

During the 9th International Poetry Competition Castello Di Duino, which was held in Trieste,  Italy, sixth grade students of Papados elementary school in Lesvos, won the first prize for the poem Children’s Dreams. The award ceremony will take place on...

Two Children, Woman Drown Off Lesvos

According to the Greek daily newspaper Kathimerini, the body of a woman and two children were recovered on the eastern island of Lesvos on March 15, from different parts of the island’s coastline. The body of the woman and...

The Unluckiest Player in the World: Greek Striker's Shot Hits the Woodwork FOUR Times

A Greek footballer has become an internet phenomenon after probably the most agonising miss ever seen in a football match. Egeas Plomariou was taking part in a league match for the island of Lesvos against Papnikolis when he fired a...

Turkish Investors Eye Greek Ferry Companies

Just as Greek seamen were ordered back to work after a six-day strike and the government is reconfiguring how many workers are needed on ships, Turkish investors are reportedly interested in Greek ferry companies and launching new routes from...

Police Close Lesvos Pikpa Migrant Camp

Greek police closed a volunteer-run migrant camp on the island of Lesvos after Bloomberg News reported that local authorities failed to help the refugees fleeing conflicts in Afghanistan and Syria. Undocumented immigrants living at the camp were given notice to...

Search For Immigrants Lost Off Greece

A Burmese survivor of the sinking of a ship off the Greek island of Lesbos in which 20 immigrants were drowned, included four children, told officials the boat overturned in bad weather. The unidentified man was picked up by...