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Thessaloniki Still Without Connecting Ships to Other Islands

People of Thessaloniki will be able to travel by boat to the Turkish coasts of the Aegean, but will not be able to do that for a great number of Greek destinations such as Crete, Dodekanisa and Kyklades. For another...

Train-Taxi: A New Way to Move Through Thessaloniki

Visitors of Thessaloniki now have a new way of transportation at their disposal. The ''train-taxi'' is a new service of the Greek railroad company OSE. Service consists of a combination of transportation between a train and taxi with one...

Thessaloniki Loses Chance to Become "European Green Capital 2014"

Thessaloniki tried really hard to advance to the final phase of “European Green Capital 2014” but efforts proved vain in the end. Bristol, Frankfurt and Copenhagen managed to go to the finals, leaving the Greek city disappointed. In his letter...

'Poseidon's Will' Saved Nea Potidea

Ancient Greek Historian Herodotus wrote about a tsunami wave that saved a region close to Thessaloniki, called Nea Potidea, from the Persian invaders in 479 BC. The enemy vanished because of "God Poseidon's will," according to the historian. "There came...

Greece Charges 3 People Over Illegal Download Website

Greek authorities say they have charged three people with allegedly running a website that allowed paying members to illegally download films, music and games. A police statement Tuesday said the suspects, all Greeks, allegedly cost copyright owners some 65 million...

"Use Your Brain or Lose It" Says Expatriate Neuroscientist N. Rompakis

The distinguished Greek neuroscientist has come to Thessaloniki for only a few lectures, but his contribution will be invaluable. Nikolaos Rompakis studied Chemistry at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and then won a scholarship to New York University. After tutoring for...

Will Act For Food: Greek Theater Aids Needy

Theater is meant to provide food for thought, but in a Greek city it also feeds the needy. In response to the country's acute financial crisis, the State Theater of Northern Greece has launched a series of performances where, instead...

Over 6,500 Athletes to Run the 7th International Marathon of Thessaloniki

Everything is ready for the 7th International “Alexander the Great” Marathon to commence this Sunday in Thessaloniki. The places available in both the marathon and the 10km and 5km distances have all been filled. A new record has been reached...

Russians Love Visiting Thessaloniki

Russian visitors have flooded Greece over the past years. According to today's announcement of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA), a further raise of 19% in Russian tourism is expected. Thessaloniki will be full of Russians this summer. This preference comes...

Thessaloniki Celebrates World Poetry Day Along with its 100 Years Liberation Anniversary

On the occasion of World Poetry Day, contemporary poets, students, and other citizens of Thessaloniki are going to recite poems by M. Anagnostakis (b. Thessaloniki 1925 - d. Athens 2005) during a special ceremony organized by the Publishers Association...