Santorini Arts Factory’s 2016 festival: Program is now available

The Santorini Arts Factory (SAF) reaching two years of operation and hosting two widely successful summer festivals (2014 & 2015), presents the program for this summer, which is available here. In 2016, a rich arts festival takes place in Santorini, hosting aesthetic performances from Greece and beyond. Theatre, dance, music ensembles, concerts, classical and new […]

Santorini Experience 2016: Registrations are now open

The exquisite event “Santorini Experience” is ready to welcome the lovers of swimming and running on October 7-9, 2016! On Saturday, October 8th, 2016, runners of all abilities will have the opportunity to run at the exceptional routes of 5km (running and dynamic walking), 10 km and 15 km (total positive altitude: 834 m.) overlooking […]

“Santorini Experience” returns with an explosive mixture for 2nd year on 7-9 October 2016

The event that caught the attention of all sports friends and offered unique moments and emotions to professional and amateur athletes, returns for second consecutive year in the energetic volcanic island of Santorini at the second weekend of October (7-9/10)! The first announcement for the great organization of sports tourism “Santorini Experience” was held on […]

Red Bull Art of Motion returns to Santorini on October 1st, 2016

The ultimate freerunning event, Red Bull Art of Motion, returns to Santorini on October 1st, 2016, for the 6th consecutive year. The Online Qualifier, through video submissions, opened on May 16th until July 6th. Start filming and editing your submission! There are two ways you can take part in this year’s main competition: The first is through a […]

Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice 2016: Santorini is voted 2nd in the world, 1st in Europe

Santorini island is awarded once more from TripAdvisor members. This time, as 2nd island in the world, 2 places higher than last year. In a quick description about Santorini, TripAdvisor quotes: “Even if you’ve never been to this Cyclades island in the Aegean Sea, you’d still recognize it immediately – candy-colored houses carved into cliffs, […]

WINETOURISM congress to be held in Santorini

The 1st International WINETOURISM Congress (IMIC 2016) will be organised in Santorini, at the Petros M. Nomikos Conference Center, from the 14th to the 16th October 2016. The congress is organized with the scientific collaboration of the University of South Australia and the University of the Aegean. It has been also placed under the auspices of the […]

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 […]