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Thessaloniki’s New Christmas Market Makes Entire City Sparkle

 Thessaloniki, Greece's second-largest city and the capital of Macedonia, donned its festive Christmas wear this past weekend and the opinions on this year's decorations are overwhelmingly...
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Hellenic Diaspora Medical Forum Underway in Thessaloniki

A host of prominent Greek doctors and academics from all corners of the globe have gathered in Thessaloniki for the two-day Hellenic Diaspora Medical...

Thessaloniki Has Finally Located its Santa for 2019

Authorities in Greece's great city of Thessaloniki announced on Thursday afternoon that they had finally found the Santa for whom they had been searching...

Thirty-Three Arrested, Fifty-Three Detained During November 17 Protests

Thirty-three people were arrested and fifty-three more were detained during protests in the Athens district of Exarchia late on Sunday night, the anniversary of...

Blind Greek Student Initially Rejected by University Graduates With Distinction

A blind Greek student graduated, tasing a degree in Physics -- with distinction -- from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki last week, despite being...

”Macedonia the Great”: Greece’s New Official Trademark for Macedonian Products

The new, official commercial trademark which will be used for all products originating from Macedonia, Greece was presented during the Thessaloniki Summit on Thursday. This move...
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Syrian Leader: We Must Respect Greece, We Are Not in the Caliphate Anymore

As a nationalist group staged a beer and pork barbecue outside the migrant camp of Diavata, near Thessaloniki, on Sunday to protest against increasing...

President Pavlopoulos Officially Opens New Wing of Jewish Museum in Thessaloniki

The President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos officially opened the new wing of the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki on Sunday afternoon. In his remarks, President Pavlopoulos...

Greeks Mark “Oxi Day” with Spectacular Military Parade in Thessaloniki

Thousands of people gathered in the center of the city of Thessaloniki on Monday to watch the military parade to commemorate ”Oxi Day,” when...

Thessaloniki Celebrates Liberation Day; President, PM Among Attendees

With a glorious doxology at the church of Saint Demetrios, Thessaloniki celebrated its 107th anniversary since the city's liberation from the Ottoman Turks and...

The Unknown Cart Maker Who Contributed to the Liberation of Thessaloniki

Sometimes history is made of footnotes; little unknown details that turn out to be of great importance. Like the case of an unknown peasant...

Saint Demetrios: The History of Thessaloniki’s Beloved Patron Saint

Saint Demetrios (or Dimitrios) is one of the most popular Christian saints not only in Greece but across the Orthodox Christian world, with millions...

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