Thessaloniki holding triple celebration

Thessaloniki holding triple celebration

undreds of people gathered at the waterfront in Thessaloniki on Thursday to watch a naval display, celebrating the northern city’s patron saint, Demetrius, and the 105th anniversary of its liberation from Ottoman rule. On Saturday, the city will host a military parade for Ochi (No) Day, marking Greece’s defiance of the Italian ultimatum that thrust it into WWII. [Sotiris Barbaroussis/ANA-MPA]

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