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Earth hour 2019

  SATURDAY, 30th MARCH At 20.30, local time.  For 1 hour – 60 minutes.  Greece will be taking part in Earth Hour for 2019, celebrating 11 consecutive years, the first time they took place was in 2009. The ministry of Environment and Energy is also taking part and is urging …

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Island FM Radio interview – Seismology and earthquakes

  This morning Bobby Gee interviewed seismology researcher Giannis Kopanas, and local  Zakynthians Giannis Agalianos and Maria Drogitis. Listeners also joined on the line from Athens, Kefalonia and Zakynthos to ask questions. The purpose of the interview was to discuss the large earthquake, and subsequent tremors that took place at the …

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Chicago ‘nearer’ to Athens

American Airlines launches a direct flight this summer, joining the two cities and boosting their tourism. Athens-Chicago will become ‘a short flight’ this summer, thanks to American Airlines who will begin a new daily, direct, connection between the two cities, as announced at a special event held by the company …

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Hollywood comes to Athens this weekend!

  This weekend Syntagma Square and roads leading to and from it, will be closed to allow filming of a joint Italian/American film to take place. The Hollywood film is Called Born to be Murdered, features John David Washington and is scheduled for release in 2020. Filming of Called Born to be …

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First automatic vending machine – selling cannabis

On Tuesday, 05/12, the first automatic vending machine selling cannabis /hemp was set up on Panepistimiou Street, in Athens. It is a machine of a company operating in the field of industrial cannabis / hemp, the use of which has been legalized here for several years. Products of industrial cannabis …

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Zakynthos’ Loggerhead Turtles (Caretta Caretta)

Situated at the south of the island of Zakynthos is the National Maritime Park of Zakynthos. It runs from Laganas all the way across to Gerakas on the most south eastern tip of the island. It also includes the island of Marathonisi (Turtle Island). The park is home to endangered …

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Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2019

  Where: Various venues around Athens & Epidaurus When: 4th June – 10 August 2019 Why Go: For an extensive line up of music, theatre & dance Why Athens Tip: All theatre performances will be accompanied by English subtitles unless otherwise specified The Athens and Epidaurus Festival is the citys …

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Thousands turn up for Rally in Athens

Yesterday,  Sunday the 20th of January, will certainly be remembered in Greek history as one of the days that Greeks rallied together against a decision their Government took part in,  on the 17th of June, 2018.  The act known as the Prespa Agreement,  sent thousands of people from every corner …

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