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News Greece » Peloponnese: Watch This Drone Video Capture Ancient Greek Site of Mycenae

News channel or source: http://greece.greekreporter.com/2018/04/19/watch-this-drone-video-capture-ancient-greek-site-of-mycenae/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Mycenae, located about 90 kilometres (56 miles) southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese, is regarded as the most important and richest palatial centre of the Late Bronze Age in Greece. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is renowned for its ...

News Greece » Peloponnese: Greek town ritually burns Judas as Orthodox celebrate Easter

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/greek-town-ritually-burns-judas-orthodox-celebrate-easter-article-1.3921842
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

ERMIONI, Greece (AP) — As Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, a town on Greece's Peloponnese peninsula observed the holy day by burning an effigy of Judas at sea. The ritual burning of Judas is a custom also observed by ...

News Greece » Peloponnese: Burning effigy of Judas an Easter tradition in Greek town

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/burning-effigy-judas-easter-tradition-greek-town-article-1.3922426
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

ERMIONI, Greece (AP) — A town on Greece's Peloponnese peninsula has observed Orthodox Easter by burning an effigy of Judas. A fleet of about 20 small boats circled around a raft bearing a wire model of the apostle who betrayed Jesus Christ, then set the ...

News Greece » Peloponnese: Lord Byron: The Romantic Poet Who Died for Greece

News channel or source: http://greece.greekreporter.com/2018/04/19/lord-byron-the-romantic-poet-who-died-for-greece/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

He spent a tremendous amount of his personal fortune to repair ships of the Greek fleet and set up his own military squad, composed of fighters from Souli. After staying for six months in Cephalonia, he decided to move to Morias (Peloponnese), but he ...

News Greece » Peloponnese: Greek towns ritually burn Judas as Orthodox celebrate Easter

News channel or source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/greek-towns-ritually-burn-judas-as-orthodox-celebrate-easter/
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

ERMIONI, Greece (AP) — As Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, a town on Greece’s Peloponnese peninsula observed the holy day by burning an effigy of Judas at sea. The ritual burning of Judas is a custom also observed by ...

News Greece » Peloponnese: Greek hotel industry improving as country recovers

News channel or source: http://hotelnewsnow.com/articles/284106/Greek-hotel-industry-improving-as-country-recovers
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Also this year, Greece has begun the partial selloff of its international airports, which includes American and Australian investors. The completion of the freeway between Patras—on the northern coast of the Peloponnese and Greece’s third-largest city ...

News Greece » Peloponnese: “Navarino Challenge” 2018 continues in Peloponnese, Greece

News channel or source: http://www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/31013-%E2%80%9CNavarino-Challenge%E2%80%9D-2018-continues-impressively-in-Peloponnese-Greece.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Athens, April 17 2018 – Registration is open for the 6th “Navarino Challenge”, the established sports tourism event and standard choice in the calendar of the fans, since 2013! This year’s event will take place on 12-14 October 2018, in Messinia ...

News Greece » Peloponnese: Greek power launches tender for Crete link project

News channel or source: https://steelguru.com/power/greek-power-launches-tender-for-crete-link-project/507124
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Reuters reported that Greece's power grid operator has launched an international open tender for a project linking the island of Crete to the mainland grid via undersea cables. The project linking Crete to the Peloponnese peninsula is part of a 2 billion ...

News Greece » Peloponnese: Drone captures awesome beauty of ancient Greek site of Mycenae

News channel or source: http://www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/culture/31025-drone-captures-awesome-beauty-of-ancient-greek-site-of-mycenae.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

in the north-eastern Peloponnese, is regarded as the most important and richest palatial center of the Late Bronze Age in Greece. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is famous for its technical and artistic achievements but also its spiritual wealth ...

News Greece » Peloponnese: Greek power grid launches tender for Crete link project

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/admie-islands-crete/greek-power-grid-launches-tender-for-crete-link-project-idUSL8N1RO626?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

The project linking Crete to the Peloponnese peninsula is part of a 2 billion euro ($2.5 billion), 10-year investment plan to connect some of Greece’s islands to the mainland. The tender, via an e-auction, will be awarded to “the most economically ...