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Sam Mendes’ ‘1917’ tops Greek box office

With 258,770 tickets sold, Sam Mendes’ World War I drama “1917” was Greece’s biggest box office hit in 2020, a devastating year for the country’s cinemas, which saw admissions collapse by close to 70% compared to 2019, according to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency.

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Thessaloniki Concert Hall gets new director

After two years without the guidance of an artistic director, the Thessaloniki Concert Hall (OMMTH) has been appointed a new chief who will be responsible for revamping its cultural identity and designing its program over the next three years.



First signs of Leandros appear


A woman walks along a snow-covered street in Chortiatis, near Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on Friday. The Leandros cold front arrived on Friday, bringing heavy snowfall mainly to the northern regions of the country and a significant drop in temperatures nationwide. The frosty weather will continue Saturday, with the snow expected to continue unabated, even in Attica. According to the Athens Observatory’s network of meteorological stations, the lowest temperatures recorded during the daytime on Friday were in Vlasti, Kozani (-8.3C), Vounasa, Grevena (-7.2C), Kleisoura, Kastoria (-7C) and Metsovo (-6.2C). [Yiannis Papanikos/Intime News]