Tag: Kalamata

Freediving World Record in Kalamata

Freediving World Record in Kalamata

French freediver Arnaud Jerald broke the world record in the constant weight freediving modality with bifins, by descending to 112m in Kalamata. The CMAS European Cup was hosted by the Freediving Club…

GARBAGE BIN KALAMATA

Newborn baby found in garbage bin in the centre of Kalamata  

Greek police announced on Wednesday they had arrested a 25-year-old Georgian woman on suspicion of attempted infanticide after a passer-by found a days-old baby abandoned in an underground garbage bin in the…

Armenian Genocide Monument in Kalamata

Armenian Genocide monument unveiled in Kalamata

A monument dedicated to the Armenian Genocide of 1915 was unveiled in Kalamata, Messinia on Sunday. The ceremony was presided by His Holiness Archbishop Kegham Khatcherian, Prelate of the Armenian Apostolic Church…

International dance festival kicks off in Kalamata 13

International dance festival kicks off in Kalamata

Known for the world’s best olives, the city of Kalamata has been also host to an international dance festival that has been attracting the best acts and huge crowds for the last…

Temperatures set to soar across Greece this weekend 14

Temperatures set to soar across Greece this weekend

Temperatures are set to soar across Greece this weekend, as the atmospheric instability gradually subsides, the weather service of the National Observatory of Athens, meteo.gr, said on Friday. Very hot air masses…

Greece's Top 5 Destinations to Experience Greek Easter 19

Greece’s Top 5 Destinations to Experience Greek Easter

There is something extra special about Greece over the Easter period, with so many religious festivities taking place and centuries-old traditions and customs coming to life during Greek Orthodox Easter. Holy Week is…

Amazing Springtime Destinations in the Peloponnese 33

Amazing Springtime Destinations in the Peloponnese

There is so much to see and do in this beautiful mainland region of Greece – and this is Part 2 of our tribute to the Peloponnese, one of the most ideal…

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