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Annual Chestnut Party begins in Eastern Macedonia.

The chestnut season is celebrated every October in many regions across Greece with special events organized to promote the chestnut’s nutritional value.     In antiquity, the chestnut tree was regarded in Greece as the tree of Zeus. Mount Olympus, home of the gods of the ancient Greeks, was said to have had an abundance of chestnut trees producing this sweet, […]

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Richard Gillespie – Mediterranean Politics

Quote: The Bulgarians in their turn wanted to exploit the dense presence of Slavonic-Speakers all over Macedonia to support their own irredentist aspirations in the region. A leading part in achieving their national goals was to be played by the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO) and the Bulgarian presence and influence throughout Macedonia, particularly in the controversial middle linguistic zone, […]

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