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American Company Takes Ownership of Historic Greek Shipyard

The official handing over of the reins of ownership of Syros Island's venerable Neorio shipyard to the company "ONEX Syros Shipyards" was marked by an official inauguration ceremony held on Wednesday. Established in 1861, the Neorio Shipyard was the very...

International Classical Music Festival of the Cyclades Underway on Syros

This year's International Classical Music Festival of the Cyclades began in Hermoupolis, on Syros Island on August 10 and will continue through August 17. Hermoupolis is the capital city of the Cyclades island archipelago. For more than 15 years now every...

Greece's Syros Ready to Swing to Tango Rhythms in International Festival

The beautiful Aegean island of Syros is ready to be swept away by tango music and dancing between June 14 and 17, as world-renowned international performers and artists are set to participate in the fifth annual Syros Tango Festival. The...

Syros Airport and Port Upgrades Bring Cycladic Tourism to Next Level

Syros, the capital of the Cyclades islands archipelago, is focusing on the tourist industry and is taking positive action to increase visitation to the islands ahead of the imminent tourist season. Speaking to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency earlier in April,...

Greek Island Cat Shelter Offering Feline Lovers' Dream Job

Cat lovers now have another reason to come to Greece, as a sanctuary on the island of Syros is offering a job to someone who can care for dozens of felines. God's Little People Cat Rescue posted the vacancy on...

$2M Per Week Yacht Dazzles Greece's Syros (photos)

Residents and tourists on the Greek island of Syros have been gathering to snatch a glimpse of a luxurious yacht rumored to be for hire for a whopping €1.8 million per week ($2.15 million). The 301.84ft /92m Queen Miri was actually...

Neorion Shipyards on Syros in Operation Again, Soon to Change Hands

The Neorion Shipyards on Syros is in operation again after being inactive for one year and is soon to be transferred to ONEX Shipyards, a Kathimerini newspaper report says. Αccording to Kathimerini, the necessary procedures for the submission of the...

Ferry Passenger 'Jumps', Drowns in Aegean

The body of a ferry passenger has been recovered by Greek rescue crews from the sea area near the island of Syros. The man, aged around 60, was last seen jumping late on Tuesday evening from the Blue Star Naxos...

Greek Fishermen Catch Giant 63kg Sea Bass (video)

Two Greek fishermen caught more than they bargained for this week, with an epic offshore battle eventually netting a monstrous sea bass. The pair -- caught on video broadcast by Cyclades24.gr -- netted the giant fish off Syros island on...

Hollywood Producers Discuss Production Studios and Film School on Syros

A project to build a production studio and establish a film school on the island of Syros, is being discussed by movie industry executives, and Aegean regional governors. During a joint press conference in Athens on Monday, Hollywood director-screen writer...