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The 2020 Lighting Ceremony of the Olympic Flame in Ancient Olympia

The lighting ceremony of the Olympic Flame took place in Ancient Olympia on 12th March, 2020. According to the ritual, the High Priestess Xanthi Georgiou proceeded to the lighting at the Temple of Hera at the Archaeological site of Ancient Olympia. The ritual was inspired by the choreographer Artemis Ignatiou, while the music composition was […]

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Financial support to Olympionikis

Commercial Union of Ancient Olympia supports the local women’s volleyball team “Olympionikis”. Olympionikis represents Ancient Olympia in national women’s volleyball competitions and friendly matches. The volleyball team “Olympionikis” contests in the National B’ womens league ESPEP. [Source: @olympionikisvolleyballacademy]

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Philoxenia Exhibition 8-10 November 2019

Philoxenia –the Greek word for hospitality– one of the most significant tourism exhibitions will be held on 8th-10th of November, 2019 at Thessaloniki International Exhibition & Congress Centre. Trade visitor's invitation [Sources: Ancient Olympia Municipality, Philoxenia]

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Commercial Union “Hermes” supports Olympia Masters 2019

Ancient Olympia hosts for the second time matches of the Pan-Hellenic Championship Beach Volleyball OLYMPIA MASTERS Men & Women. Specifically this year hosts the great Masters category that gathers the most fans of beach volley. The event will take place on 19-21 July. Commercial Union of Ancient Olympia supports for second year the event. It […]

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Town twinning with Olimpia, Brazil

The Municipality of Ancient Olympia and the city of Olympia in Brazil decided to be twinned aiming to cooperate on issues of cultural and tourist development as well as to promote the great Olympic Ideas, Friendship and Coalition of the people. The official proposal for twinning between the two cities was made by the Ambassador [...]

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Commercial Union’s Elections

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, the members of the Commercial Union of Ancient Olympia “HERMES” voted for the new Board of Directors and the Audit Committee, as well as for the representatives at the Federation of Trade Associations of Ilia (OESI). The results are as follows: Board of Directors Nikos Zarokostas Nikos Kariotis Dimitris Mikelopoulos [...]

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day and as millions of people across the globe, the Greek people take the day as an opportunity to honor their mothers. By offering a bouquet of flowers, a drawing or just a kiss, they thank her for her efforts in giving them life, raising them and being their constant support and well-wisher. Mother’s […]

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Olympia Marathon

Hundreds of runners from all over the world lived their own moments of glory from the 30th of March till the 31st of March 2019. In the birthplace of the Olympics runners of all ages have experienced the joy of participation and their unique moments as they completed their race next to the Ancient Stadium [...]