Monthly Archives: June 2011

Local impact

What do the new austerity measures mean for an agricultural village like Xirokambi? Life in the village offers more escape routes to the deep financial crisis in Greece than life in major cities like Athens, Patras or Thessaloniki. The area … Continue reading

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Summer festivals despite crisis

Summer in the Lakedaemon Valley – as elsewhere in Greece –  means local festivals, fairs, outdoor cinema, concerts in the many old and new open-air theatres. It will not come as a surprise that the continuation of these activities is … Continue reading

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