Latest News for: Ancient thessaloniki


UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greece 2021

Greek City Times 16 Nov 2021
Athens sits under the watchful eye of the Acropolis where ancient buildings including the Parthenon, an ancient temple, the Erechtion with its beautiful stonework and the stunning theatre and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus sit ... Dating back to 356 BC, the walled city of Philippi is located on the ancient route connecting Europe and Asia.

THESSALONIKI PHOTOBIENNALE: The return of one of the oldest photo festivals in Europe

Greek City Times 07 Nov 2021
From ancient archaeological sites to contemporary art exhibitions, Thessaloniki -Greece’s second-largest city- has it all ... Sound Portraits from Southeast Europe 1962–1987”, curated by Ivo Hadjimishev, all hosted in landmark venues of Thessaloniki city ... visit the Thessaloniki Photobiennale official website.

Antiquities’ repositioning in metro station under fire

Ekathimerini 01 Nov 2021
The process that began in September to reposition ancient finds from the Byzantine period at a metro station in Thessaloniki has so far been met with skepticism by archaeologists ...

Feast Day of Agios Dimitrios

Greek City Times 25 Oct 2021
October 26 is the Feast Day of Agios Dimitrios, who was born in Thessaloniki, in 270 AD ... The most ancient icons of Agios Dimitrios may be found in his temple in Thessaloniki where he is the patron saint ... Previous Article Thessaloniki was liberated by the Greek Army from the Ottomans on this day in 1912.

Greek President inaugurates new International Olympic Academy in Ancient Olympia

Greek City Times 17 Oct 2021
The President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou inaugurated the renovated facilities of the International Olympic Academy in Ancient Olympia, highlighting the importance of the Academy, which has evolved into a body of international recognition always aiming at the protection and the scientific foundation of the Olympic ideal.

A family holiday in northern Greece: From Zeus to Zagori

The Jerusalem Post 30 Sep 2021
For families with kids of any age, it offers an abundance of activities appealing to all – hiking, extreme sports, Instagram-worthy destinations, excellent food, quaint towns, friendly locals, and great shopping in Thessaloniki ... VIEW FROM White Tower, Thessaloniki.

Koulouri, Greece’s favourite breakfast on the run

Greek City Times 28 Sep 2021
Koulouri is enjoyed by people of all ages around the country and is most popular in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece’s largest city’s where you are guaranteed to come across a Koulouri stand ... It then became popular in Thessaloniki, when the Greeks from Asia Minor brought it to the Macedonian city around 1922.

ACT: The Road Less Traveled, The Experience of a Lifetime

The National Herald 18 Sep 2021
Founded in 315 BC, historic Thessaloniki is now a modern seaport city at the heart of a region of over one million inhabitants, renowned for its wide avenues, quaint squares, tree-lined streets, neoclassical buildings, Byzantine monuments, historical museums, modern theaters, ancient ruins, and warm hospitality.

Greece Will Produce Drones for Border Surveillance, Military Payloads

The National Herald 16 Sep 2021
The report said a meeting was held at EAB and included officials from the Ministry of Finance, and the universities of Thessaloniki, Thrace and Thessaly who will do the research and development of the drones. It's being named Archytas – for the ancient Greek philosopher, ...

Thessaloniki antiquities being restored to metro

Ekathimerini 08 Sep 2021
As a number of ancient artifacts uncovered during excavations for the Thessaloniki metro started being returned as showpieces to the downtown Aghia Sofia ...

THESSALONIKI: Foreign national busted in possession of 13 kilos of heroin

Greek City Times 02 Sep 2021
Greek police have arrested a 33 year old Georgian national for possession of 13.5 kilos heroin in Nikopoli, Thessaloniki ... It is suspected that the heroin was destined for trafficking in the urban complex of Thessaloniki ... READ. Pella. 54-year-old Man Arrested For Possession Of Ancient Objects ... Tags. greece, Greek news, Heroin arrest, police, thessaloniki.

The ancient Thessalonians are here

Ekathimerini 30 Jun 2021
“We have in our hands 4,500 skeletons of citizens from ancient Thessaloniki, dating from the founding of the city to the post-Byzantine era ... From the preliminary findings of the study, researchers have already identified some basic characteristics of the ancient population of Thessaloniki.

Greek High Court OK's Removing Antiquities from Metro Dig

The National Herald 30 Jun 2021
The temporary removal and repositioning of ancient underground finds during excavation for Thessaloniki's metro system has been approved by Greece's highest administrative court, the Council of State.

Greece Announces Mammoth €1.76Β Firefighting Plan

The National Herald 15 Jun 2021
"A few days ago we flew over Attica with Mr ... (Access by municipal bus is under discussion with the Marathonas mayor.) Three forested areas in Attica - Tatoi, Hymettus and Ippokratios Politia - and another three in the rest of Greece - Seich Sou in Thessaloniki, Ancient Olympia and at the Halkidiki peninsual - will also fall under the program ... .

Greece to recruit 3,000 firefighters, invests 1.76 billion euros in fire protection

Greek City Times 15 Jun 2021
(Access by municipal bus is under discussion with the Marathonas mayor.) Three forested areas in AtticaTatoi, Hymettus and Ippokratios Politia – and another three in the rest of GreeceSeich Sou in Thessaloniki, Ancient Olympia and at the Halkidiki peninsula – will also fall under the program ...  .  . READ MORE ... .