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The Timeless Easter Traditions of Greece

The Timeless Easter Traditions of Greece The Greek Orthodox Church is blessed with rich, colorful and symbolic Resurrection and Easter traditions, even more so than the Catholic Church, and Greeks have followed these traditions faithfully for many centuries. The most important tradition begins on Holy Friday with the Epitaphios (a wooden bier-like structure holding an icon of Jesus) and...
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Archaeological Council Approves Environmental Study for ”The Hellinikon Project”

Archaeological Council Approves Environmental Study for ”The Hellinikon Project” The Central Archaeological Council of Greece (KAS) gave a green light on Wednesday to the environmental study for the project formally called the “Implementation of the Integrated Development Plan of the Metropolitan Pole of Elliniko – Agios Kosmas.” The plan, commonly referred to as ”The Hellinikon Project,” is a...
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Satellite Footage and Photos Capture African Sand Settling Over Greece (video)

Satellite Footage and Photos Capture African Sand Settling Over Greece (video) The atmosphere around Athens on Wednesday was full of sand and dust blown in from North Africa, leaving the skies over Attica cloudy, and visibility limited. Dust clouds containing fine sand have been blown over parts of southern and central Europe this week, with doctors warning vulnerable people — the elderly, children and those with […]...
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Greece Considers Legalizing Buildings Inside Ancient Sites

Greece Considers Legalizing Buildings Inside Ancient Sites The Greek parliament is considering a bill that will make the legalization of private structures located inside archaeological and historic sites easier, according to reports on Wednesday. The proposed provisions, brought forth for debate by the Greek Environment Ministry, will apply to areas including the medieval city of Rhodes, Hora on the...
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