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Surreal Scene as Hellenic Navy Vessel Anchors Off Greek Beach Bar

A Hellenic Navy vessel made a surprise visit to a popular beach at Neos Panteleimonas, in Pieria Prefecture, northern Greece on Wednesday. Employees of...

Greek Police Find Bodies of Missing Mother and Daughter in Gorge

The bodies of a 45-year-old woman and her 17-year-old daughter who had gone missing on November 8 were found on Sunday in a remote...

The Priceless Ancient Treasures of Dion, Macedonia

In an Eden-like environment at the foot of Mount Olympus, featuring lush green vegetation, towering trees, abundant springs and a navigable river, lies Dion,...

Cyber-Crime Unit Forms File Against 17-Year-Old for Distributing Child Pornography

Greece’s cyber-crime unit formed a case file against a 17-year-old teenager from the regional unit of Pieria for distributing child pornography through the internet...

Greek High School Students Win Prestigious European Awards

The "Smileybin" team of the Alonia Pieria Junior High School won a prestigious award in student innovation and entrepreneurship in the "Company of the...

Greek Entrepreneurs Beat Crisis By Creating Wooden Bow-Ties

Wooden bow ties are the next big thing in the fashion industry and they are made locally at the foothills of Mount Olympus in...

After Amphipolis, New Ancient Burial Ground Found in Platamonas

Excavations in Platamonas, Pieria, northern Greece, have unearthed an ancient settlement and burial ground that belongs in the late Bronze Age, around 1500...

American Indian Village in Northern Greece

  Jomaqua is only 103 kilometers from Thessaloniki but it is an American Indian village. It is near Elatochori in the prefecture of Pieria in northern...

Scientists Search Wood Used for Ancient Triremes

Scientists from Greece and the US believe they are close to tracing the wood from which ancient triremes were made.  The scientists are searching...

Music Festival Marks Mt. Olympus’ 100th

A special festival of arts, music, ideas and gastronomy, entitled Olympolis Art Music Project, is taking place during these days at the foot of...

Norway’s Ambassador At Olympus Festival

The Ambassador of Norway Sjur Larsen attended the opening ceremony of Olympus Festival 2013, as Norway is the country of honor in the cultural...

300 Norwegian Tourists in Pieria

More than three hundred Norwegian tourists this year will visit the coast of Pieria for a ten-day vacation. Their families and many of their fans...

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