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epirus music, celebrating the new year in eptahori

traditional carnival in eptahori village on the first day of the year...We are wearing goat skins and masks made from coal colour. Tasis halkias is playing epirus music for us...At New Year, every year, in mountainous Eptachori, an ancient custom takes place, a custom that "culture" and modern c ...

Migrant arrivals to Greece's Lesbos rise after days of bad weather | Reuters

Feb 09, 2016    

ON BOARD THE AGIOS EFSTRATIOS, Greece They waved, cheered and let out sighs of relief as their rubber boat, packed with dozens of mainly Syrian and Afghan refugees, approached the Greek coast guard ship that would rescue them at open sea near the island of Lesbos.

After being pulled aboard one by one, the men, women, and children staggered, exhausted and relieved, to the boat's rear, where they huddled...

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