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Operation Olive Tree: Greece Saves Centuries-Old Trees from Destruction

More than 500 olive trees, some of which are centuries-old, have been saved so far by the almost unknown efforts of ERGOSE. ERGOSE is a subsidiary company of TRAINOSE, the Greek Railway Operator, and its role is to construct and...

Greece's First ''Floating'' Home

The seaside tourist hotspot of Lagonissi in Greece's Attica is now home to one of the country's most peculiar yet intriguing private residencies. The project dubbed ''House 6°'' was created by the architectural office of Mado Samiou from Athens and...

Europe's Largest Christmas Nativity Scene Displayed in Thessaloniki

The largest Christmas nativity scene anywhere in Europe for 2020 is in Greece's second-largest city of Thessaloniki, in Central Macedonia. The impressive display, the creation of famous Greek artist Vasilis Michailides, is located inside the Cultural Center of a well-known hotel...

Hellenic American Union to Host Online Christmas Workshops for Children

The Hellenic American Union and the Museum of Greek Children’s Art are joining forces to hold two online hands-on creative workshops the weekend before Christmas. The two organizations are inviting primary school children to make Christmas tree decorations and cards...

Greece in Shock as Country Records 121 New Deaths from COVID-19

Another grim record broke on Saturday in Greece, as the country recorded its highest death toll in a period of 24 hours since the beginning of the pandemic. A total of 121 people died in the past 24 hours, with...