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Thessaloniki’s Patron Saint & Ochi Day Celebrations to Go Ahead

Greek Interior Minister Makis Voridis confirms that public celebrations in Thessaloniki to mark St. Demetrius Day and Oxi Day will go ahead as planned.

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Deal for New Thessaloniki Park to be Signed

The establishing of the new park at a former military base will ensure a 35-hectare area of the seaside city will remain green.

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Mt Olympus Designated a National Park

The epicenter of an entire religion and of the ancient Greek world, and a spectacular place of natural beauty, Mount Olympus is finally, officially, a National Park.

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British Historian Mark Mazower Granted Greek Citizenship

Acclaimed historian Mark Mazower, whose current interests include the 1821 Revolution, has been granted honorary Greek citizenship for the promotion of Greece.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Mother and Brother Honorary Greeks

Veronica and Alex Antetokounmpo, the mother and brother of Nigerian-Greek basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo, have been granted honorary Greek citizenship.

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Delphi Economic Forum to Return to Delphi in 2022

The seventh edition of DEF will return to the European Cultural Centre of Delphi in 2022 to discuss themes related to the post-pandemic world.

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Athens Metro Extension’s Groundwork Gets Started

Exploratory digging gets under way on the Line 4 extension of the Athens Metro, setting up excavation sites at Katehaki and Galatsi.

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The Port of Thessaloniki: A Future Hub for Cruise Tourism

Plans for a stronger cruise industry presence in Thessaloniki will benefit tourism in Central Macedonia and promote destinations across northern Greece.

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