Press Releases

Jordanian film "Theeb" won the Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer in the 69th British Academy Film Awards.

"Hymn to Jordan"ένας-οπτικός-ύμνος-στην-ιορδανία
by Athens Voice Journalists Team

"Sweden's Queen Silvia presents children's rights advocacy award to Jordan's Queen Rania"
By Nicole Rojas

Jordan: A trip full of contrasts made in the Middle East 
by Valsamis Doukakis

One thousand and one colors in Jordan
by Ifigenia Virvidaki and photoreporter Clairy Moustafellou

Jordan: Alluring and hospitable 
by Deppy Chiotopoulou

Jordan and Queen Rania
by Deppy Chiotopoulou

Jordan: The Charmer of Middle East
by Katerina Karamfilidou

Jordan: The rose red country of bedouins and Moses
by Tonia Maniatea

Greek-Jordanian Symposium for the tourist promotion and development

On Wednesday the 17th of December 2014 took place the Greek–Jordanian Symposium in Xenia-Helios Hotel, which was an event co-created by the Honorary Consulate of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Municipality of Thermaikos in Thessaloniki. The main incentive of the event was the projection and the promotion of Jordan as a tourist destination. For this goal, on the behalf of Jordan, spoke the journalist Deppy Chiotopoulou, an agent of the largest newspaper in Northern Greece and the magazine <>, and also one of the speakers was Father Grigorios, the head of the school of Theology in Thessaloniki. When it came to her speech, the journalist promoted all the tourist destinations that can be found in Jordan, depicting each city for its interests and its picturesque beauties. She also stressed the exceptional hospitality of the Jordanian people and the security that the visitor feels when visiting the country. Father Grigorios, on his behalf, having already participated on a mission organized by the Jordan Tourism Board, he presented the religious sites of Jordan which still remain unknown to most of the Greek pilgrims.

The Municipality of Thermaikos, during the symposium presented the area and expressed the desire for the organization of a second event, which would have as an incentive the meeting and the creation of professional relations between Greeks and Jordans.

In this event, there was a participation of at least 150 people, who at the ending of the presentation expressed the desire to learn more about Jordan through their enquiries to the presenters. A reception was followed that was offered by the municipality.

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