ISMOSAV’s lecture on Santorini’s Volcano addressed to foreign visitors

The ISMOSAV (Institute for the Study and Monitoring of the Santorini Volcano) will present an open lecture on Sunday, February 7th at 18:30, at the Belloneio Cultural Centre, Fira on “The South Aegean Volcanic Arc. The volcano of Santorini and the Minoan civilization”. The professor of Geology Department of AUTH (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) Mr. […]

UO-led expedition probes undersea magma system

A team of University of Oregon scientists is home after a month-long cruise in the eastern Mediterranean, but this was no vacation. The focus was the plumbing system of magma underneath the island of Santorini, formed by the largest super-volcanic eruption in the past 10,000 years. The expedition — led by UO geologists Emilie Hooft […]

Concert of the Athens Symphony Youth Orchestra in Santorini

The winter cultural program of the Municipality of Thera, which is part of the “Santorini, all year round” initiative begins with the concert of the Athens Symphony Youth Orchestra on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 20:00 at Belloneio Cultural Center in Fira. The Athens Symphony Youth Orchestra was created both as a musical ensemble and a non-profit society […]

Kyrsanidis rules Red Bull Art of Motion once again

Local boy Dimitris ‘DK’ Kyrsanidis of Greece flipped, jumped, spun and dropped his way to an impressive freerunning victory at the Red Bull Art of Motion 2015 finals on Saturday, winning the title for the second straight year on a challenging natural track on Santorini, Greece. Winning the fifth annual event of urban artists on […]

4 days left to the Red Bull Art of Motion in Oia, Santorini

  Stunning, oceanside villas of Santorini, Greece become the canvas for the 5th edition of freerunning’s biggest contest. Watch the Picassos of parkour use the rooftops, railings, and stairs of this brand new course to perform astounding acrobatic tricks and jaw-dropping jumps. Don’t miss a minute of the aerial artistry! Stay tuned for Red Bull […]

Excellent rating for the Vinsanto of Estate Argyros

The Vinsanto of 1991 crop by Estate Argyros was rated with an excellent 97 out of 100 by Mark Squires on behalf of the Wine Advocate (Robert Parker). This leading Vinsanto was bottled in 2011, after a twenty year stay in barrels. It is consisted of 80% Assyrtiko, 10% Athiri and 10% Aidani varieties. The […]

Book Direct – Support Greece initiative

WebHotelier, Greece’s most popular online reservations system for hotels, has just launched a Support for Greece, Book Direct initiative. Hotels bearing the campaign’s logo onto their online booking engine are called to offer a Best Price Guarantee policy as well as other extra benefits to all guests that choose to book direct with them. The […]

Support Greece – A matter of perception

“How are you? How are things there?” My friend from Lebanon (who now lives in the USA) asks with real interest through Skype regarding the updates of the situation in Greece. After a while in she asks “is there any bombing?” “Hmm.. No..” “Then you are fine.” she answers. The side of earth that has […]

The famous “Fisherman” fresco is now exhibited in the Museum of Prehistoric Thera

The permanent exhibition of the Museum of Prehistoric Thera, Fira was enriched on June 25th, 2015 with the famous and well-preserved wall painting of “Fisherman”, found at western house the prehistoric town of Akrotiri. The “Fisherman” (1650 BC) is 147 cm high and is one of the most important works of the Aegean great painting […]