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Blooming peach trees in Veria: Photo Contest March 16-17

Carpets of pink blossoms transform the rolling hills of Veria each spring. The blooming peach trees are perhaps among Greece’s best kept “secrets”. In recent years, the local community tries to turn Veria’s famous peach farms into a tourist attraction and organizes photography contests as well as other events in …

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“Robins of DEH” – Activists Reconnect Electricity to the Poor

After the movement “I Don’t Pay” a new movement appeared this time in Veria in Northern Greece and it carries the name “Connect Electricity”! It is a civic movement consisting  by ‘anonymous’ citizens who reconnect the electricity to needy households that had their electricity cut due to unpaid bills. The reconnection is done …

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