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Aeschylia Festival in Elefsina kicks off with ancient tragedies, concerts, artistic performances

The Aeschylia Festival at Elefsina, west Attica, will kick off with music concerts, artistic performances, plays and an open air cinema. The annual and much beloved festival with a history of 47 years was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic. This year it will run from August 22 until …

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Bus routes for tourists through “cultural Athens” to be launched again

Nine years after the abolition of  touristic buses operating through the cultural monuments in the Greek capital, the Athens Transport Organization said it is planning to relaunch the routes. The plan foresees two routes that will be called “cultural” and not “touristic” as in the past. One route will operate …

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Greek Coast Guard arrests Turkish sailor for spying

A Turkish sailor is facing charges of spying following his arrest at the port of Elefsina, western Attica, the Hellenic Coast Guard said on Friday. According to a statement from the Hellenic Coast Guard, the 51-year-old, a member of the crew of the Turkish cargo vessel M/V Makbule Ana, was …

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Elefsina becomes European Capital of Culture in 2021

The European Commission announced today that the city of Elefsina has been selected to become a European Capital of Culture in 2021. In a message on its Facebook Page, the EC wrote: Congratulations to Elefsina (Greece) which has been selected to become a European Capital of Culture in 2021! The …

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(Upd) Grieving Dog of murdered owners in safe hands and good care (picture)

The dog grieving at the door step of his brutally murdered owners is in safe hands and good care. The traumatized dog  is currently in the hands of a specialized dog trainer who tries to comfort him and make him overcome his grief and the bad memories. He is still …

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