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Photography Exhibition "Inventing Hope"
Until 10 January 2012
Don't miss the photography exhibition "Inventing Hope" by Tania Frakaki- Mpalampanidi which will be hosted at the Technourgeio Art Café.

Animation Festival in Corfu

March 29th – April 1st

Great celebration will begin on March 29th, when "Be there!" will reach Corfu's port! The audience will have the opportunity to watch new short films and movies, wandering into the magical world of animation! Read all about it here.

Soufli Tsipouro Festival
Mid November 2011

The City of Soufli organizes for the tenth year, the Tsipouro Festival, where producers and distilleries of tsipouro- a traditional local spirit of multiple distillation- await you to show you the secrets of tsipouro creation in traditional and modern distilleries, while the local women prepare delicious traditional recipes and flavors from grapes, must and wine.

Athens Bicycle Film Festival
December 8-11, 2011
Bicycle Film Festival travels in more than 30 countries around the world every year. For the second time in Athens, the program includes bike rides, movie shows, bicycle races, MBX shows, open forums, parties, concerts and an artistic exhibition based on what else? bicycle. As an original grassroots festival, BFF intends to discover the creative bicycle spirit of every city it visits.
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Heraklio Kastrino Carnival


Join Kastrino Carnival in Heraklion which celebrates the carnival season with many events and special activities including music concerts, carnival street singing, barbeques, the big carnival parade and a hidden treasure hunt.

More info here


Excursion to Astrakiano-Kounaviano Gorge

12 December

The Greek Association of Mountain Climbers of Rethymnon in cooperation with the Mountain Climbing Club of Heraklion, organize an excursion to the stunning Astrakiano-Kounaviano Gorge, a route full of natural, historical and cultural characteristics. Enjoy a landscape of extreme natural beauty with natural springs, rivers, small waterfalls and rich vegetation.

The Island of Rhodes is well-known for its cosmopolitan way of life having as a consequence the plenitude of entertainment venues. The Island of Rhodes contains a far more than satisfactory eatery option to choose from, presenting international dishes from all around the world. On restaurant menus, visitors can await for a representative style of Mediterranean cuisine. Read more

In Rhodes you will find some of the best hotels in Greece. The Island offers a large number of accommodation facilities as it is a large tourist resort. There are many different hotel types that provide for all styles, budgets and tastes. The room variety in combination with the great amenities that are available will impress the most demanding visitor.

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Limanaki Agios Pavlos beach at Lindos: It is located 48 km south of the city of Rhodes, very close to Lindos village. The beach is partly sandy with rocks and crystal turquoise waters. View LImanaki on the map and on satelilte image here

Ladiko beach: it is located 20 km south of the city of Rhodes. It has nice sand although it is near Faliraki it is not crowded. It is an organized beach and it has a nice tavern. Nearby there is a small cove where the famous actor Antony Quinn used to swim.View Ladiko on the map and on satelilte image here

Kallithea beach: It is located 8 km south of the city of Rhodes it is a very nice beach with palm trees and turquoise waters. View Kalithea on the map and on satelilte image here

Tsambika beach: It is located 25 km of the city of Rhodes. It is a sandy beach, near the monastery (see the churches and Byzantine monuments section) there are water sports facilities a mini market and the beach is accessible with public bus leaving from Rhodes town. View Tsampika on the map and on satellite image here.

Afandon beach: It is located 19 km south of the city of Rhodes, it is sandy and long, in front of Afandon village with its golf course, not much crowded, deep waters. There are accommodation facilities and taverns by the beach. View Afandon on the map and on satellite image here.

Faliraki beach: It is located 16 km south of the city of Rhodes. It is a well organized beach, watersports facilities as well as windsurfing facilities are available. It is one of the most famous and crowded spots in Rhodes. View Faliraki on the map and on satellite image here.

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New Balance Mountains Cup 2011
20 November 2011-Penteli
04 December- Ymittos

The main aim of the New Balance Mountains Cup 2011 is to promote and develop mountain running to new runners, inviting you to get acquainted with the natural beauty of the mountains and discover the unique experience that running in nature offers.

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