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Underwater Wedding ceremony held in Alonnisos for the first time (video)

Petros and Myrto exchanged vows of eternal love and loyalty in a truly unique and  original environment: underwater, at the bottom of the sea off the island of Alonnisos. The first underwater civil wedding ceremony took place in the Sporades island took pplace on Monday, August 29, upon the initiative …

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Wines aging underwater in Halkidiki are a hit in Japan

Wines aged in the underwater cellar at the bottom of the sea in Halkidiki have landed at restaurant tables in Japan, where they enjoy a huge popularity. Sushi and Greek wine aged underwater, is the new trend in Japan. The bottles of the underwater cellar from Ierissos, were sunk in …

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Original marriage proposal in Alonisos: Underwater (video)

A groom kneeing on hard ground in front of his loved one, holding a ring and asking her to marry him? Boooooring! An original proposal took place in the biggest Natural Sea Park off Alonissos: underwater. Wearing diving gear, Vangelis and Aphrodite dived in a depth of 3 meters accompanied …

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First underwater archaeological museum inaugurated off Alonisos (video)

The first underwater museum in Greece was inaugurated off coast of the island of Alonisos, Sporades, on Saturday. Shipwreck Peristera is now the oldest marine archaeological site that can be visited. The inauguration ribbon was cut in the clear blue waters of the Aegean Sea at a depth of 25 …

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VirtualDIVER: Innovative platform for underwater experience around Santorini

The innovative platform VirtualDIVER for virtual underwater experiences targeting the cultural and tourism industries has been developed in cooperation of Greek academics and private companies. VirtualDIVER will allow people to “travel” and “explore” the magical terrestrial and underwater environment of the island of Santorini, while they comfortably sit on their …

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Greece to open its first underwater archaeological site in Alonissos

Greece’s culture ministry has announced plans to open to visitors some of the country’s vast heritage of ancient shipwrecks, aiming to boost the economies of nearby islands. “The aim is to open important underwater monuments to visitors in the next two years,” the ministry said in a statement. “Developing underwater …

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Inauguration of power supply to Mykonos with underwater cable

The island of Mykonos is officially connected to the power interconnection system with mainland Greece. The official inauguration of the island of Mykonos power interconnection with the Independent Power Transmission Operator (ADMIE) was held on Wednesday at the Public Power Corporation’s substation on Mykonos. Present was Energy and Environment Minister …

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Electrification of four Cyclades islands to be inaugurated on Mar 19

Time has come: the linking of Cyclades islands to the mainland’s electricity network will be inaugurated on Monday, March 19, 2018. Syros, Paros, Mykonos and Tinos, four of  the largest islands of the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea will be supplied with power via an underwater cable. The inauguration  …

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