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Nr. 144 - Winter (February/March) 2011  
Carnival is here!
One might be tempted to think that it’s all doom and gloom in Greece these days, but you don’t know much about this country if you’ve never experienced Greek carnival. And for a group of people who really know how to party, you need look no further than Naxos...
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What's On in February/March
Schedule of events – February & March 2011
Check the Paros & Naxos Life group on Facebook and Parosweb Community Events for regular status updates.
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The European Emergency Number
Imagine you are visiting an EU country or at home and you need to contact an ambulance, the fire brigade or the police. Would you know which emergency number to call?
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Editor's Note
Happy New Year and welcome to the first issue of Paros Life & Naxos Life of 2011.
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Recent Press Releases
Press releases from the Paros Municipality, the United Front of Citizens-United for the Future, Paros Value, the Trade & Business Association of Paros & Antiparos, Paros Public Library, the Nautical Club of Paros (NOP), Yiannis Vroutsis, Syriza, Ecological Wind and Kriton Arsenis.
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How can Paros, a small and inevitably provincial island, put on a solo concert of great classical music without import arrivals from the great city? Can we really have singers and musicians capable of this? Yes, and I doubt whether any other Greek island could do it.
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Jovanka Sztarcsevity 25.05.1951 - 18.12.2010
We are sad to announce the sudden death of Jovanka Sztarcsevity, known to us as Jovi Starc, in a car accident on Paros on 18 December 2010. She will be much missed by her close friends and family, especially her mother Eugenia and nephew John who reside in Arizona, USA.
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Animal Talk
News from the Paros Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) & the Naxos Animal Welfare Society (NAWS)
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Thea - Way More than Just the View
Granny had been back to England to torment the rest of the family for Christmas. They had got their own back by buying her a variety of bottled old lady smells and she was wearing a selection of them the night we went to eat at Thea.
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‘Le Livre de Poche’ vient de publier dans sa série ‘Références’ (n° 31778) une étude inédite de Bernard Holtzmann à propos de ‘la Sculpture grecque’.
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Welcome to Paros
Recently arrived on Paros at the Catholic Church are two Roman Catholic nuns from Italy, Sister Tecla and Sister Josefata.
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Swapmeet and Give away
We meet each Wednesday at the Wired Café (across from Mikro Café, where we all enjoy a post give-away libation). We offer CDs, DVDs, books, magazines, and, of course, clothing.
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It's All Greek to Me - Naxos
A summary of the main stories recently published in the local Greek papers.
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It's All Greek to Me - Paros
A summary of the main stories recently published in the local Greek papers.
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Make Money from the Sun!
As of 10 January, DEH (the public electricity company) offers clear incentives to home owners and small businesses in the Cyclades to install photovoltaic panels up to 5 Kwp on their rooftops, pergolas or on top of garages or storage rooms, in an effort to boost the amount of solar energy produced in the country.
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Earth Hour
Saturday 26 March at 8.30pm is Earth Hour 2011.
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The Paros Wetlands
Last September, Dr Nikos Georgiadis, representating the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), paid his third visit to Paros to complete the project of making an inventory of the island’s wetlands.
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Sports Events
Cyclades Football Tournament Update, AO Paros Women’s Team.
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Winter in the Cyclades
If we wish to render any human society, project, business or endeavour sustainable, we have to consider it from four distinct perspectives: environmental, economical, social and worldwide. All perspectives are interconnected and, in the long run, you cannot exclude anyone without jeopardising the overall sustainability of the system.
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Samples of some beautiful wild flowers of this Greek Island.
Paros Cookbook
Cooking recipes from Alice Meyer-Wallace's Cookbook.
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