Tag: Kavala

In the age of the pandemic, Zeibekiko in the water

In the age of the pandemic, Zeibekiko in the water (VIDEO)

Concertgoers in Kavala found a way to enjoy in an unusual way the concert of famous singer Costas Makedonas, while adhering to the coronavirus measures. It is recalled the government extended a ban on…

Greece sees highest daily rise in coronavirus cases in weeks

Greece sees highest daily rise in coronavirus cases in weeks

Greece reported 121 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour reporting period, of which 12 are from incoming travellers. Geographical distribution of new cases: 5 were identified after checks at the country’s…

Despina Vandi

Xronia Polla to Despina Vandi who turns 51 today

Popular Greek singer Despina Vandi was born as Despina Malea on 22 July 1969, in Tübingen near Stuttgart, Germany. Vandi’s family returned to Kavala, Greece when she was six years old.  After moving to Athens in the early 1990s, Vandi signed with Minos EMI and…

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Fishermen catch massive 330 kg shark off Kavala

A basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) weighing 330 kilograms, was caught by fishermen off the northern port city of Kavala. The basking shark, also known as ‘pilgrim shark’ in Greece, is the second-largest…

Nikos Kourkoulis

Nikos Kourkoulis’ mother passes away

Nikos Kourkoulis and his wife Kelly Kelekidou have been through difficult times lately with the loss of her father five months ago, and more recently the death of his mother in the…

New Year Traditions from around Greece 1

New Year Traditions from around Greece

Wherever they are in the country, Greeks love to make the best of New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, with warm gatherings at home or at restaurants and bar/clubs that involve…

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…

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From Vienna to Kavala with Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines announced on Wednesday direct flights from Vienna to the city of Kavala in Northern Greece and the island of Samos taking off in 2020. The announcement was made at a…

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West Nile virus strikes Greece again

Greece’s National Public Health Organisation (NPHO) announced in its weekly report on Thursday that five cases of infection with the West Nile virus have been diagnosed in Greece in 2019, up until…

Airport upgrades completed in Zakynthos, Kavala and Chania 5

Airport upgrades completed in Zakynthos, Kavala and Chania

Fraport Greece announced it has completed works at the airports of Zakynthos, Kavala and Chania, and was moving full speed ahead with upgrade projects at the facilities on Samos, Lesvos, Rhodes, Skiathos, Aktion and Kefalonia – to be…

Snow and gale force winds sweep across Greece 8

Snow and gale force winds sweep across Greece

Temperatures dropped by around 10 degrees Celsius as the cold front “Oceanis” settled over Greece on Saturday, bringing icy cold weather that has disrupted both road and sea transport. Gale force winds…

Nikos Vertis new music video “Πρόσεχε Καλά” 15

Nikos Vertis new music video “Πρόσεχε Καλά”

One of Greece’s most popular performers, Nikos Vertis has released the music video to his song “Πρόσεχε Καλά”. Filmed in Kavala, one of the loveliest and prettiest cities of northern Greece, Vertis…