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Old and New Christmas Traditions in Greece

One of the most important celebrations in the Christian calendar is the annual commemoration of the birth of Christ. Each country has its own unique traditions and each region of Greece has a different history, along with different myths...

Top Greek Winter Destinations

Greece is known around the world for its sunny summers, white sand beaches and crystal clear waters, but there is another equally magical and exciting side to the country. There are many winter destinations that will make anyone drop...

Christmas 2021 Celebrations Planned Throughout Greece

Christmas celebrations in theme parks have been very popular in recent years and this holiday season will be special as they were closed last year because of the pandemic

Greece’s Beautiful Mount Ziria, Birthplace of Hermes

According to the legend, the Pleiad known as Maia gave birth to Zeus' son Hermes in a cave near the lake Dasios, on Mount Ziria, near the village of Trikala. Also known as Mount Kyllini or Mount Cyllene, this mountain...

Greek City of Trikala Tests Drone Delivery of Medicines

The city of Trikala in the Thessaly region has become the first Greek city to complete a successful test of delivering medicinal drugs via an unmanned drone. The red drone, with four rotor blades, took off from the northwestern...

Couple Revives Greek War of Independence on Wedding Day

A couple from central Greece's Trikala region decided recently to celebrate in the most special way the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence on the most important day of their lives: their wedding.

“Flying Priests” Mark Holy Saturday’s First Resurrection in Greece

The tradition of the “Flying Priest” from the Greek island of Chios has now spread in many parts of Greece and Cyprus

Buildings Collapse as Powerful Earthquake Strikes Central Greece

An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale shook central Greece near the town of Elassona at 12:16 local time on Wednesday.

Dozens of Cats Poisoned in Central Greece

More than twenty stray cats were found dead in the town of Trikala, central Greece on Sunday morning, apparently poisoned by a local person, an animal welfare group announced in a Facebook post. A video posted on a Facebook page...

Newly-Renovated Greek Synagogue Defaced with Anti-Semitic Graffiti

A newly-renovated historic synagogue in the town of Trikala in central Greece was vandalized on Tuesday by someone who painted anti-semitic slogans on an outside wall. The words “Jewish Snakes Out” were among the slogans painted with a brush on...