Tag: May

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,…

Sweltering heat set to hit Greece this weekend 3

Sweltering heat set to hit Greece this weekend

As temperatures are expected to hit and even exceed 40 degrees Celsius in many parts of the country this weekend, a National Observatory of Athens (NOA) scientist said Greece may be in…

Christos Staikouras

Greece looks to ‘save’ summer and hospitality industry

Greece’s Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said the government will focus its efforts in May on supporting the restaurant and hospitality sectors while it will also support real estate owners who collected a…

Protomagia

‘Protomagia’ traditions and customs

Protomagia (May 1st) is International Labour Day in Greece and it is a holiday where people traditionally go to the countryside for picnics, to fly kites and to gather flowers. Today, Greeks…

coronavirus

Greece to lift restrictions in May and June

Greece’s Civil Protection Deputy Minister for Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias in his televised briefing on Thursday announced the gradual lifting of restrictions from May. Hardalias clarified that although the restriction measures to…

coronavirus

Australian lab will initiate COVID-19 vaccine trial

A research lab in Australia has announced that it will begin phase one testing for a COVID-19 vaccine, the third such trial in the world. The Phase I trial of the NVX-CoV2373…

Greek PM honours Labour Day 5

Greek PM honours Labour Day

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras paid homage to International Labour Day on Wednesday 1 May, referring to the importance of labour protections and the fact that 2019 was the first anniversary “after…

Lovely traditions and customs of Protomagia 7

Lovely traditions and customs of Protomagia

Protomagia (May 1st) is International Labour Day in Greece and it is a holiday where people traditionally go to the countryside for picnics, to fly kites and to gather flowers. Today, Greeks…

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