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Return to Antikythera (news)31/07/2014 |
Cue all-round excitement when in October 2012 our team of divers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Hellenic Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities went back for a proper look. The divers used James Bond-style closed circuit rebreathers and diver propulsion vehicles equipped, with high-resolution video cameras. In eight operational days, we circumnavigated the island at about 40 metres depth. At the wreck site, we found artifacts scattered over a wide area of the steep, rocky sea floor. These include intact pottery, the ship’s lead anchor and some puzzling bronze objects. The team believes that hundreds more items could be buried in the sediment nearby.
Fly over Kythera (news)31/07/2014 |
Everybody wants to fly over the lands. Everybody wants to have his own wings! Manolis Panaretos thinks in an alternative way. He is flying his small helicam over the beaches, the castles, the sea e.t.c. He offers to the internet society a very nice video! Enjoy it, responsibly!
The Financial Times about Kythera and Claire Lloyd (news)31/07/2014 |
The Financial Times write about Kythera on July the 25th 2014. The writer Carl Wilkinson posted an article presenting small islands of Europe like Dragonera(Spain), Kornati(Croatia), Bozcaada(Turkey, greek:Τένεδος) Kythera(Greece).
The article is based on the authors of books related to the islands like Claire Lloyd. Claire Lloyd is the author of ‘My Greek Island Home’, and runs a guesthouse on Lesbos (mygreekislandhomeguesthouse.com).
Wine Festival in Mitata (events)Myrtia Asocciation announces the Wine Festival for the August 9th, 2014.
Zacharis Spyridakis participates the music line up, followed by Papatzanis, Kyriakou, Hinos and the local kytherian band. The entry price is €5 and the wine will be available for free until the end!
Festivals and Dances on Kythera (events)We are proud to announce the kytherian festivals and dances (paniyiri) that will take place on the island this summer, 2014! See you there, dancing, drinking, digging!