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Macedonia News – Thessaloniki Artists to Exhibit their Works in St Petersburg

Macedonia News – Thessaloniki Artists to Exhibit their Works in St Petersburg

By Areti Kotseli Macedonia News – 172 painting works from the National Gallery of Thessaloniki municipality will be put on display for the benefit of Russian audiences during an exhibition at the MANEGE Central Exhibition Hall in St Petersburg. The works will be exhibited from August 2 to September 3 in the framework of the events marking the 100-year anniversary of […]

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Macedonia – Thessaloniki And Its Surroundings 1915-1917

Macedonia – Thessaloniki And Its Surroundings 1915-1917

[sws_blue_box box_size=”630″] Salonika (Thessaloniki), Macedonia, Greece during World War One. [/sws_blue_box] People stroll in park next to harbour, large houses in background. Another view with ancient fortress in background. Shot of a few young men standing beneath large arch, pan up to show top of arch. Another huge arch straddling a street, electric tram and various pedestrians. Unidentified soldiers (uniforms similar […]

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Macedonia News : 7th International Alexander the Great Marathon was held today

  Athens Macedonia News Agency–The 7th International Alexander the Great Marathon was held in Macedonia on Sunday, with Teklu Geto Metaferia from Ethiopia placing first, finishing the 42.195 kilometer course in 2 hours, 18 minutes and 44 seconds. The Marathon, which sets off from Pella, birthplace of Alexander the Great and finishes near the White Tower in Thessaloniki, the last […]

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Macedonia News :14th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

Macedonia News :14th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

Macedonia News 14th TDF: Opening Ceremony (3/10/2012) OPENING CEREMONY  The curtain rose on the 14th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Images of the 21st Century on Friday, March 9, 2012 in the packed Olympion Theater. The simple ceremony, with musical accompaniment, was followed by the screening of Tony Gatlif’s documentary Indignados, a cinematic homage to the Occupy movement. The percussion group […]

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Macedonia News : Nimetz in the Archaeological Museums of Pella and Thessaloniki

Macedonia News : Nimetz in the Archaeological Museums of Pella and Thessaloniki

Macedonia News – The UN Mediator, Mr Matthew Nimetz, had the chance to visit the most famous Archaeological Museums of Macedonia during his stay in Greece. The American Diplomat had a visit to the Archaeological Museums of Pella and Thessaloniki. He was accompanied by the Greek Ambassador to UN, Mr Adamantios Vasilakis and his close friend, Mr Nikos Efthimiadis. Mr Nimetz […]

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Brainwash in FYROM’s Schools

Brainwash in FYROM’s Schools

Some years ago i went to a school her, and i asked the kids where their country ends and all the kids told me names that exists in Greece. They told me their country ends in Thessaloniki, in Kavala, and in Giannena”

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Macedonia 1916 – Rare photo of the Public Meeting from 30,000 Macedonians in Thessaloniki

Macedonia 1916 – Rare photo of the Public Meeting from 30,000 Macedonians in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Macedonia 1916 – A call for the Greek government from to take action against Bulgarians by a massive crowd of 30,000 Macedonians who gathered in Thessaloniki. The Macedonians, Proud of being Greeks had erected a big Greek flag. Similar public meetings against Bulgarians took place in other cities of Macedonia in Greece. The public meeting of the thousand Macedonians was so massive for the […]

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Macedonia News – Thessaloniki the European Youth Capital for 2014

Macedonia News – Thessaloniki the European Youth Capital for 2014

Macedonia News – The city of Thessaloniki has emerged as the winner in the competition for European Youth Capital for the year 2014. “Thessaloniki built the strongest application, with a profound program that is packed with creative ideas,” said Peter Matjašič, President of the European Youth Forum. The Thessaloniki candidacy is themed on the word and concept of “time,” aiming […]

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Edessa in Macedonia (Northern Greece) – A naturally cool haven

Edessa in Macedonia (Northern Greece) – A naturally cool haven

Edessa in Macedonia (Northern Greece) : Mini-Amsterdam, criss-crossed by canals and aqueducts, can be dubbed a ‘water city’ By Haris Argyropoulos   According to the celebrated late novelist Menelaos Lountemis, Edessa, the main town in the border region of Pella, Macedonia, was “a stepping stone for God to the heavens.” Best known for its waterfalls, including Greece’s highest at 70 […]

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Macedonia : Thessaloniki Rediscovers Its Byzantine Walls

Macedonia : Thessaloniki Rediscovers Its Byzantine Walls

Author :  Apostolos Papapostolou Macedonia -In a recent survey held in Thessaloniki – Greece’s second-largest city with its 400,000 inhabitants – seven out of 10 interviewed responded that the White Tower with its unique silhouette is ”the symbol of the city.” Nine out of ten responded mistakenly that the tower ”used to be a prison,” apparently mistaking it for the also famous castle […]

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