Eco-Festival in Kalochori Lagoon with the Company of Pink Flamingos

The Eco-festival of Gallikos River overlooking Kalochori lagoon, near Thessaloniki was held on Sunday. The main feature of the eco-festival was the pink flamingoes and other water birds.

The festival which was held for seventh consecutive year by the managing authority of Axios-Loudias-Aliakmonas delta, the Delta municipality, the cultural association of Kalohori and the voluntary organisation Actions for the Wildlife will start at 10:00.

Craftsmen and biological food producers presented their products while a series of events as workshops for children and adults, traditional dances, birdwatching and horseback riding were included in the festival’s programme.

The Axios-Loudias-Aliakmonas National Park is amongst the most important wetland systems both in Greece and throughout Europe. Beginning just 10 kilometres south-west of the city of Thessaloniki, the park extends as far as Pieria, an area of 38,800 hectares.
(Source: AMNA)