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Rare Spring Snow Blankets Large Parts of Northern Greece

Millions of Greeks from the northern parts of the country woke up on Thursday, April 2, only to see a completely white and wintry scene outside of their houses, amid the strict coronavirus lockdown. Not only mountainous villages but also...

Carnival in Naoussa, The Unique Tradition With Ancient Greek Roots

Greece is a country where the annual Carnival season is closely linked to its rich and very ancient folklore tradition. Dozens of beloved local festivities take place each late Winter across the entire country. However, very few have as deep...

City of Naoussa to Organize Greece's First Winter Event for Disabled People

The municipality of the city of Naoussa in Central Macedonia announced recently that it will organize the first ''Know The Snow'' event to offer a unique winter experience to one hundred disabled people. The event will take place at the...

Kaimaktsalan: Northern Greece's Winter Mykonos (videos)

Palaios Agios Athanasios or Tsegani is a traditional village at the foot of Mount Vorras or Kaimaktsalan, on the Piperitsa summit, next to Lake Vegoritida in Western Macedonia. When people refer to the village and the general area, however, they...

Thick Blanket of Snow Covers Mountains of Northern Greece

Most of the ski resorts and villages in northern Greece's mountainous regions woke up on Wednesday under a thick white blanket of fresh snow. Ski resorts and villages in the counties of Imathia, Florina, Kozani, and Grevena as well as...

Former Google Executive Steve Vranakis Created ”Macedonia the Great” Logo

Former Google executive-turned Greek government adviser Steve Vranakis has been credited for the creation of the new, official commercial trademark which will be used for all products originating from Macedonia. Vranakis, who was hired recently by the conservative government as...

''Macedonia the Great'': Greece's New Official Trademark for Macedonian Products

The new, official commercial trademark which will be used for all products originating from Macedonia, Greece was presented during the Thessaloniki Summit on Thursday. This move is part of 2018's Prespa Agreement and the resulting implications it caused in commerce, as...

The Tombs of Vergina: When Definitive Proof of Macedonia’s Greek Origin Was Uncovered

Forty-three years ago today, one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the world, and the definitive proof of Macedonia’s Greek origin, was announced by Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos. On November 8, 1977, Andronikos discovered a pair of royal tombs...

2019 Set to Be Best Wine Production Year in a Decade for Northern Greece

Experts recently announced that 2019 will be one of the best -- if not the best -- year in a decade in terms of the quality of Greek wines produced in the northern part of the country. As is widely known,...

Outraged Air Passenger Berates Former PM Tsipras Over Macedonia (video)

A Greek lawyer launched a verbal attack against former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras over the Macedonia issue during a flight from Brussels to Athens on Thursday. In a video uploaded on Facebook, Georgia Bitakou, who was among the organizers of...