Tag: Ioannina

Lyngiades massacre victims remembered

Lyngiades massacre victims remembered

Over the weekend, the 77th anniversary of the Lyngiades massacre was remembered. The Lyngiades massacre, which took place on October 3, 1943, was a Nazi German war crime perpetrated by members of…

Turkish media caught making fake news about Greek mosque 5

Turkish media caught making fake news about Greek mosque

In the last few days, Turkish media became incensed over a mosque in Greece that had displayed a Greek flag on a minaret. Akşam Gazetes, even called this “provocative.” Many social media…

Erdoğan: Not a single mosque left in Athens 8

Erdoğan: Not a single mosque left in Athens

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has once again been caught out lying to stoke ultra-nationalistic and ultra-religious fanaticism to discredit Greece in a speech he made yesterday. “Hagia Sophia was beautified and…

Zagori, Ioannina

Zagori, Ioannina under a blanket of snow in late May

Less than a week until summer and Zagori in Ioannina, has been covered by snow. On Tuesday afternoon, the landscape in the area looked completely wintery. According to residents of the area,…

LIBERATION OF IOANNINA

Celebrating the Liberation of Ioannina

Ioannina, the largest city of Epirus was incorporated into the Greek state on the 21st of February 1913, after the Battle of Bizani in the Balkan Wars. The city’s formal name, Ioannina,…

METSOVA

The Best of Greece’s Snowy, Cozy Alpine Freshness

Surrounded by lovely alpine scenery as it is in the heart of the Pindos mountain range, Metsovo is a popular and rewarding stop-over for skiers heading to Mt Parnassos. Metsovo is also…

Mitsotakis

Greek PM in Metsovo on Christmas Day

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will visit the island of Kassos today (Christmas Day), where he will attend the liturgy and meet with the island’s mayor and inhabitants. In the afternoon, Mitsotakis will…

THESSALONIKI ARISTOTELOUS SQUARE

10 reasons to visit Greece during winter

Greece is among the top summer destinations worldwide, but you may be surprised to learn that it’s also a great winter holiday spot. Keep reading to find out ten reasons why visiting…

airport

More than 35 million passengers move through Greek airports

According to the Civil Aviation authority, Greek airports saw a 4.7% increase in passenger traffic reaching over 35 million passengers. Passenger traffic at airports increased by 4.7% in the first seven months…

Zeus records 10,000 thunderbolts over Greece 20

Zeus records 10,000 thunderbolts over Greece

The National Observatory of Athens said over 10,000 thunderbolts occurred throughout Greece in 12 hours on Sunday, according to their ZEUS monitoring system. According to the Observatory the combination of hot and…

Ioannina elects first ever Jewish Mayor in Greece 22

Ioannina elects first ever Jewish Mayor in Greece

Moses Elisaf, the head of a small Jewish community in the northern Greek city of Ioannina, was elected mayor in local elections on Sunday, becoming Greece’s first-ever Jewish mayor. Elisaf received 50.33…

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