“Santorini” by Achilleas Christides from July 13th until September 15th in Pyrgos

The Crossroad Gallery, in Pyrgos, will be hosting this summer a painting exhibition by Achilleas Christides under the title “Santorini”. Achilleas Christides is one of the most important contemporary Greek painters. The “volcanic” character is omnipresent in all his exhibitions with the intense alternations and the bold look in a perfectly harmonious composition. Santorini as […]

Demanding running and swimming routes at Santorini Experience

Santorini Experience continues its preparations in anticipation of the races that will be held between October 5th and 7th, in the enchanting island of the Cyclades. At the same time, the successful event continues to be distinguished, as another prize was added to its collection. “Santorini Experience” won the gold award at the Sports Marketing Awards […]

The 3rd Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride in Santorini

On Sunday, September 30, Santorini will host the 3rd Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, a one-day motorcycle charity event aiming at raising awareness about prostate cancer issues, men’s health, as well as money for this purpose.The event initially started in Australia in 2010, and has gradually become global, held simultaneously in about 600 cities and 90 countries […]

Giannis Antetokounmpo: “Visit my beautiful country, Greece”

Greek NBA star player Giannis Antetokounmpo features in the new video campaign of the Greek National Tourism Organization (EOT) for the promotion of Greece, released a few days ago. The video includes some stunning images of the country’s natural beauties, archaeological sites, gastronomy, leisure and sporting events, while the famous basketball player invites everybody to […]

40th International Music Festival of Santorini, on September 7th-21st, 2018

The Cultural Associaton “The Friends of Santorini” presents for the 40th consecutive year the International Music Festival of Santorini to be held under the artistic direction of Athena Capodistria from 7th to 21st of September at the Petros M. Nomikos Conference Centre in Fira, including six concerts of different musical genres. This year’s festival opens on Friday, […]

What do you know about the traditional “koufeto” sweet of Santorini?

“Koufeto” is the most famous traditional spoon sweet in Santorini, which in the old days was served during weddings and engagements. It is made from honey and almonds to symbolize the young couple’s sweet life and fertility. According to the custom it was served by the mother of the bride on a platter and each […]

First place for Santo’s chimney

The Serenade for a Chimney performed at the Santo Factory in Monolithos won the first place in the #Ode2Joy Challenge, a social media initiative celebrating Europe’s cultural heritage, held in May. In the context of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, 2018, May was dedicated to the protection of historical industrial chimneys, landmarks of their areas, in […]

Hope-ing Around: Character restaurant in collaboration with Moji Sushi in Fira

The well-known Character on the caldera in Fira decided this year to put some touches of Japanese cuisine apart from the Italian Mediterranean and created the “Moji Sushi Menu”. Moji means Character in Japanese and they have a rich menu with nigiri, maki, inside out, sashimi and usuzukuri. Do not worry .. I always try […]

Santorini Experience 2018: Tempting offers and special accommodation packages

Registration and special offers for Santorini Experience 2018, that will be held in Santorini on October 5-7, continue with an undiminished pace. The local community offers its very best, as hospitality sponsors are loyal to their “appointment” this year, offering dynamic support to the island and special accommodation prices to those participating in Santorini Experience. […]