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“Greece-A 365 Day Destination” voted World’s Best Tourism Film 2018 (video)

One more award for the tourism film “Greece – A 365 Day Destination.” The film won the “People’s Choice” Award World´s Best Tourism Film 2018 of the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT), the biggest competition to reward the World’s Best Tourism Films and World’s Best Tourism Commercials. The …

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Oxi Day 28. Oct 1940: Watch Live the Military Parade in Thessaloniki

The Military Parade in Thessaloniki to commemorate the 28. October 1940 when Greece rejected the Italian ultimatum to allow troops enter and occupy the country. The Greek-Italian war became inevitable. In a highly symbolic gesture, Italian President Sergio Mattarella attends the Parade upon invitation of Greek Counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos. Read …

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Surfers defy warnings and tame waves of Medicane Zorbas (video)

Mediterranean Cyclone? A fear-morning cyclone? Rough sea and high waves? No problem. A couple of fearless surfers decided to tame Medicane Zorbas and its waves and enjoy their favorite sports. The surfers were spotted on Saturday morning in the bay next to the port of  Marathopoli in Messinia, one of …

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Power column explodes like fireworks due to gale force winds in Attica (video)

It was short after 7 o’ clock Thursday evening, when a power column started to explode like fireworks. A resident immediately called the Fire Service as the area of East Attica still suffers from the painful and deadly wildfires in July. Powerful winds blowing with intensity of up to 9 …

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Drones on the service of Greece’s tax inspectors again tax evaders (video)

High-tech drones on the service of Greece’ Independent Authority for Public Revenues. With Argus eyes, the little secret agents have been buzzing over the heads of tax evaders and their facilities screening and recording movements So far the drones have been deployed in Santorini, one of the most popular destinations …

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Vietnamese student pleas for Greek wife if Yiayia allows (hilarious video)

A hilarious video with Vietnamese student Simonn Nguen who loves everything Greek and would love a Greek wife. If he can only pass the yiayia test – that is that the Greek granny would give her blessing. “I love Greek girls but no yiayia will let me marry one,” says …

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Spiders of Aitoliko on video. Scientists explain unprecedented phenomenon

Three hundred meters of lagoon shore in Aitoliko, Western Greece,  have been covered by thick spider web. Thousands or even million of spiders of the Tetragnatha species have covered palm trees, bushes and all kinds of vegetation along the shore. Just vegetation? Spiders are no picky…. Inside the web, female …

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Tourists narrowly escape death as cliff collapses at Zakynthos shipwreck (videos)

People narrowly escapes death when the cliff collapses at the beach of Zakynthos shipwreck on Thursday morning. Three people sitting on a boat seem to escape the rock slide in the last moment. A woman tries to hold on an overturned boat. A man tries to reach her but nature …

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Cargo vessel ARSLANBEY runs aground next to sun beds and umbrellas (video)

It was just before Tuesday midnight, when the cargo vessel named ARSLANBEY run aground  on a sandy beach next to sun beds and umbrellas in the north coast of Evia. The vessel with a Turkish name under Panama flag was empty of cargo and was returning to Istanbul,  after having …

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Motor boat out of control after ‘captain’ and passenger fall into the sea (videos)

You just do not want want to be around when a motor boat is making the rounds without someone on the wheel. A chartered motor boat crashed on the rocks of Megali Ammos beach in Ammouliani, Halkidiki, after the ‘captain’ and the passenger abandoned it. The motor boat was chartered by …

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CCTV video shows the moment the deadly fire in East Attica starts

While investigation into the wildfires in East Attica on 23. July deepens, there is still no official position on whether the fire was started by negligent residents of Daou on Penteli mountain. There have been some media reports that a 65-year-old man had started the fire when he tried to …

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Danish tourist rescued by Greek Navy 4.5 NM off Mati wildfires (video)

The Greek Navy released a video footage showing the rescue of a Danish tourist who had jumped into the sea to escape the rushing flames in East Attica. The tourist  from Denmark was spotted swimming 4.5 nautical miles, some 7.5 km, off the coast of Mati, state broadcaster ERT reported …

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Local films sandstorm sweeping over beach in Central Greece

What if a sand storm is sweeping alone a beach and over the sea? Greeks are fearless… up to a certain point, of course. A woman recorded a sandstorm that swept along the beach of Stomio, between Lamia and Katerini in Central Greece beginning of the week. At first, swimmers …

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WRF-SFIRE system simulates spread of lethal fire in Athens

Wildfires in Athens, East Attica. A pilot implementation on the WRF-SFIRE forecasting system stimulates the spread of the deadly fire on 23. July 2018. The video shows the evolution of the lethal fire in East Attica, as predicted by the WRF-SFIRE forecasting system of the National Observatory of Athens. It …

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