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Winter hike – weekend in the mountains

Winter hike – weekend in the mountains

“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory” was written by famous high-altitude mountaineer Ed Viesturs, the first American to climb all 14 mountain tops higher than 8,000 meters in the world, in...

Thessaloniki: little surprises off the beaten track

Everyone wants to see the most important sights of the cities they visit. Grand buildings, squares, open spaces, bridges, towers, temples, statues … These are the reason why we travel and in many cases the... No landmarks
Alcatraz in Thessaloniki

Alcatraz in Thessaloniki

Were there cells with sea view? If you wanted to have a view from the highest places in Thessaloniki some 30 years ago, you had only two options: to break the law and be imprisoned... Were there cells with sea view?
Travelling by car from Skopje to Athens in seven hours

Travelling by car from Skopje to Athens in seven hours

“Be careful, when you get to the city the GPS may not work properly” – my cousin warned me before leaving for Athens, and my cousin is an experienced driver who has tried using GPS... Those who ask do not wander

Interview with Kostas Theodorou – Discovering life through music

“Borders are just visual reality. If you fly, from an airplane you don’t see those borders. We make them and build them inside of us.” Musician and composer Kostas Theodorou aka Dine Doneff is one...
European music day

European music day

Every year on the 21st  of June, the day of the summer soltice, music is the main topic of interest in many cities across Europe. The idea for an event of this kind is to encourage...
Tribute to Theo Angelopoulos in Athens, Thessaloniki and Larissa (24-30/1/ 2013)

Tribute to Theo Angelopoulos in Athens, Thessaloniki and Larissa (24-30/1/ 2013)

Commemorating a year from his death, Greece honors the great movie director by a series of special screenings of his complete works in cinema theatres of 3 major cities. The movie panorama will be hosted...
Thessaloniki hosts “Architectural Treasures from the heart of Medieval Serbia”

Thessaloniki hosts “Architectural Treasures from the heart of Medieval Serbia”

A unique photo exhibition (7.12.2012 – 3.3.2013) at the Museum of Byzantine Culture of Thessaloniki has been launched in cooperation with the Foundation for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of the city of Kraljevo (Zavod...
Neighbours solve problems together

Neighbours solve problems together

Municipalities near the border between Greece and Macedonia set an example that these neighbouring nations can raise the level of their relations above politics. Local self-government on both sides of the border are intensifying cooperation...
The Mayor of Thessaloniki proclaimed Mayor of the Month for October 2012 in international internet vote

The Mayor of Thessaloniki proclaimed Mayor of the Month for October 2012 in international internet vote

Yiannis Boutaris, the Mayor of Greece’s second largest city (just over 1 million inhabitants) has been voted by open public voting via the website citymayors.com as best Mayor for the month October 2012. During the...