Tourism in Greece
An outdoor exhibition with live painting, music and a shadow theater was inaugurated on Tuesday as part of an initiative by local authorities in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, to establish the Garbola pedestrian path in the Roman Forum as "an artistic promenade." The event runs through Friday. [Intime News]
The antithesis of business-driven events, the Syros International Film Festival (SIFF) invites the public to discover restyled venues and get lost in moving pictures in the cool of the evening after hot summer days between July 16 and 21 in the capital of the Cyclades, and to explore the connections between nature and film.
In northern Greece, was declared a red code for very dangerous rainfalls in the regions of Central and Eastern Macedonia for the next 24 hours. The regions include the Halkidiki peninsula, the island of Thassos and the region of Kavala, where many Bulgarian citizens are staying.
The warning is about very dangerous rainfall and strong thunderstorms.
According to the first police findings, six people lost their lives in a violent storm.
Two elderly Czech nationals were killed when strong winds swept away their travel trailer in Halkidiki, police said.