Greek Summer Festivals: Kalamata International Dance Festival

One of the wonderful things about Greece’s Summer Cultural Festivals is that it is a chance for performances of contemporary movements and works to take place in nation with an ancient cultural tradition. Even in the most cutting edge works, the inspiration of ancient Greece is fundamental.

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Greek Summer Festivals: Nafplion Festival

Every summer Greece is bursting with cultural events and festivals which take place in all corners of the country. The Greek Summer Festivals promise unique and refined experiences that will evoke profound emotions, taking visitors on a journey through a centuries-old culture. At the end of June and the beginning of July, the spotlight falls on the Nafplion Festival — a standout event which has been in existence for twenty-seven consecutive years.

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The Many Faces of Thessaloniki

When friends ask you where you’re going in Greece and you say “Thessaloniki!” you sometimes get a polite, blank smile in return. “Ah.” They say. Sometimes they add: “Where is that, exactly?” Then, you mention Alexander the Great, and the Ancient Kingdom of Macedonia, and maybe Mt. Olympus (it’s right across the bay), and a picture starts to form. The truth is, that popular travel cliché “A well-kept secret” really does apply here.

the many faces of Thessaloniki

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