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Archive - Oct 2014

October 18th

The Macedonian tomb in Xanthi opens for visitors

18 October 2014 / 17:10:26  
Organised by the Archaeological Service, the event is designed to draw the public's attention to what it does. The rest of the time, due to staff shortages, the greatest monument of its kind in Thrace can only be visited by tourists by prior appointment.

October 17th

Alexander the Great in a rock mood verging on kitsch

17 October 2014 / 18:10:09  
Тhe State Theatre of Northern Greece is putting on the musical theatre super-production "Alexander the Great. Rock opera", composed by Constantinos Atiridis, who is also its co-director along with Yiannis Vouros, and Alexandra Charanis its libretto author.

Greece handed a protest note to Albania for the nationalist attacks after the match with Serbia

17 October 2014 / 15:10:25  
Albanian nationalists invaded Dervitsana village in northern Epirus shouting "Out, Greeks" and "We will burn you, Christians!"

Outbreak of mushroom poisoning cases with two victims so far

17 October 2014 / 11:10:10  
42 people have been poisoned by wild mushrooms in Greece over the course of one month alone, a 43-year-old woman from Halkidiki and a 63-year-old monk from Mount Athos have died, a two-and-a-half-year-old girl is fighting for her life in a hospital in Thessaloniki.

October 16th

High seasonality hinders the development of Greek tourism

16 October 2014 / 17:10:55  
The main influx of tourists is in the summer months, this limits the development of tourism in Greece, which is also a key factor of the national economy.

Young red-haired Persephone shines from the mosaics in Amphipolis

16 October 2014 / 15:10:36  
Having removed the last layers of soil from the mosaic in the tomb on the Kasta hill archaeologists recognized the scene of the abduction of the girl by god of the underworld Hades.

What comes into our lives for free and without any effort?

16 October 2014 / 14:10:28  
In the horoscope, the fifth house is one of the happiest and the most favourable areas. The symbolism of this house, and what it controls, actually includes all the most beautiful and free things in life.