Author Archives: Machi Synodinou

New unique finds from the prehistoric city of Akrotiri

Significant new finds were revealed during the ongoing excavation at Akrotiri Thira, under the auspices of the Archaeological Society and the direction of Professor Christos Doumas. The excavation is carried out subject to the supervision of the Cyclades Ephorate of Antiquities and sponsored by the Kaspersky Lab  In 1999, the famous golden ibex exhibited at […]

SantoWines is reviving and rewriting history with IRINI

A unique wine by SantoWines is here! IRINI 2016 is a dry white wine, PDO Santorini, partly barrel-fermented and aged for 18 months in Vinsanto barrels. It is the only PDO Santorini wine that is aged in barrels that for the last 10 years were used to age Vinsanto wine.  IRINI, which means Peace in Greek, […]

Exhibition “Pompeii and Santorini: Eternity in One Day” in Rome

An exhibition called “Pompeii and Santorini: Eternity in a Day (L’eternità in un giorno)” opened, at the beggining of October, at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome, Italy. The exhibition connects two major residential complexes destroyed by volcanic eruptions, featuring murals, pottery, jewelry, and other works of art created by younger and contemporary creators, inspired […]

19 foreign Masters of Wine become acquainted with the taste of the Santorini wines

19 members of the Masters of Wine Institute visited Santorini, from Thursday, October 3 to Saturday, October 10, as part of their seven-day trip to Greece following an invitation from Enterprise Greece. The distinguished guests from different countries of the world travelled to Santorini after visiting Athens and Crete. The purpose of their visit was […]

A student from Santorini wins an international painting competition

The traditional Klidonas Festival in Santorini inspired Anna Antoniadis, a 10-year-old student who participated at the end of last year in the 20th Biennial World Children’s Art Exhibition, held every two years in Japan.    In a note accompanying her painting entitled “Traditional Festival of Santorini”, Anna, a  sixth grade student this year at Kamari […]

“An upside-down world” in Oia Vineyart

From October 3rd until October 17th, Oia Vineyart, in Oia, will host its latest exhibition for this year’s art fair. Entitled An upside-down World, the collage artist Zoi Kontou presents a series of collages where she attempts to capture you in her surrealistic world. An enigmatic landscape, a landscape of compositions, a landscape that disrupts logic […]

Free entrance to museums and archaeological sites on September 28th-29th

On 27-29 September 2019, the Ministry of Culture and Sports celebrates the 23rd year of the European Heritage Days. A common theme throughout Europe for this year is “Arts and Entertainment”. Entrance to the state’s archaeological sites, museums and monuments is free on Saturday and Sunday, September 28 and 29.

Photo exhibition “Oia-Portrait of a Village 1977-1979”

A unique collection of photographs by Pamela Browne from the 1970s in Pano Meria, Santorini (Oia & Finikia), entitled Oia-Portrait of a Village 1977-1979, will be inaugurated at the “Panigirospito” Community Centre opposite St. George’s church in Oia, on Saturday September 7th at 20:00. The photographs depict the lives of the few inhabitants and their […]

The Santorini Volcano is “erupting” again on September 21st, 2019

Fireworks in Santorini

Following the previous years’ tradition, Santorini island will remember the eruptions that made it what it is today. This year’s “Ifestia Festival” (or the “Volcanoes Festival”) will be again held on the 21st of September, 2019, with a spectacular compilation of fireworks and fires that will make the volcano “erupt” in a simulation of the […]

“Submerged” contemporary art exhibition in Oia

In collaboration with Oia Vineyart Gallery, the FEW collective presents the contemporary art exhibition “Submerged“. The exhibition is inspired by the ambiguity of the concept of submersion in the contemporary world. The possibility of its meaning to correspond to a broad field of sometimes diverse interpretations, unwraps the core quests of the exhibition. Each and […]