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Dinos Christianopoulos, “The Poet of Thessaloniki,” Was Rebetiko Scholar

The poet of Thessaloniki and rebetiko scholar Dinos Christianopoulos died in August of 2020, but he left behind him a rich and diverse poetic legacy that will never be forgotten in Greece. He was born in Thessaloniki in 1931 --...

Inspiring Antetokounmpo Mural Adorns Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki street artist Elias Stylos, aka "Hayate," completed a 5 x 5 meter (16 X 16 foot) mural of Greek basketball phenomenon Giannis Antetokounmpo on the wall of a private company in the eastern part of the city, "to...

Prof. John Kazazis of Aristotle University Dead by Suicide

Professor John Kazazis, the Head of the Center for Greek Language at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, has committed suicide by hanging at the age of 74. Kazazis' body was discovered on Tuesday in an office basement in Kalamaria, Thessaloniki....

The Oldest Wine in Europe Was Just Discovered in Greece

The oldest wine in Europe was discovered recently in ancient Philippi, northern Greece, the Department of History and Archaeology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki announced. The University presented research that indicates that making and drinking wine in Europe originates...