Image default
GREEK NEWS

Thousands Gather for Greek Pontic Celebration in Thessaloniki (video)

More than 2,500 dancers participated in a celebration of Greek Pontic culture held on Saturday in Thessaloniki.

The event was organized by the Panpontian Federation of Greece to honor the hundreds of thousands of victims of the Pontian genocide.

Thousands of spectators gathered for a feast of traditional dances and songs at the PAOK arena.

Last May, the Pontic community throughout the world marked the 100th anniversary of the genocide which claimed the lives of up to 350,000 people.

Posted by Παμποντιακή Ομοσπονδία Ελλάδος Panpontian Federation of Greece on Saturday, October 12, 2019

 

 

Related posts

Giannis Antetokounmpo Returns to Greek National Team with 19 Points and 8 Rebounds (video)

banksnews

Greece Halts Visa Applications from China as it Prepares to Tackle Coronavirus

banksnews

Border Crisis: Opposition Leader Tsipras Says Greece is Facing a “Dead End”

banksnews

Leave a Comment