If you are ever "Caught in a sea storm on Egnatia street, with Gales drifting you too far from the shore" look for Koza Mostra and Agathon and "embark on a ship heading towards Grevena"!!! Rebetiko rock, (a.k.a no. 21 of the grand final) will set you free!!!
Greek museums unite with the international museums community to celebrate the International Museum Day on May 18; this year’s theme "Museums (Memory + Creativity) = Social Development". Celebrative events are already under way all over Greece, and will culminate on May 18 with guided tours, special exhibitions, artistic events and conferences, as well as free entrance to all museums and archaeological sites. The central event is scheduled to be held at the iconic Archaeological Museum of Delphi, which is this year’s honoured museum, featuring two lectures, guided tours and choir performances.
Last but not least, Theocharakis Foundation will be open until 02.00 in the morning, hosting a special treasure hunt for children and a flamengo dance party.
In Thessaloniki, several museums join forces to host a unique cultural walk proposing a creative approach to the city’s numerous monuments, while special events marking the day will be taking place at the city’sArchaeological Museum, theByzantine Museumand all the city’s cultural institutions.
Arrivals and transit passage of tourists at Piraeus Port have increased by 24,69% in the first quarter of 2013, while the country’s major port will acquire two new passenger stations by the end of the year. According to data presented by Piraeus Port Organisation Chief, George Anomeritis, on May 15, the number of home porting passengers rose by 22.05% compared to the first quarter of 2012, reaching 8,120 passengers, while transit passengers have increased by 24,94%, amounting to a total of 88,948.
Anomeritis also announced that by the end of the year, Pireaus passengers served by three stations: the second, 60,800 square feet station will be inaugurated on May 27, while a third station measuring 37,680 square feet will be ready by the end of 2013.