Greece News Weekly

Thousands gather for Greek Pontic celebration in Thessaloniki

More than 2,500 dancers participated in a celebration of Greek Pontic culture held on Saturday in Thessaloniki.

The event was organized by the Panpontian Federation of Greece to honor the hundreds of thousands of victims of the Pontian genocide.

Thousands of spectators gathered for a feast of traditional dances and songs at the PAOK arena.
Last May, the Pontic community throughout the world marked the 100th anniversary of the genocide which claimed the lives of up to 350,000 people.
Source: Greekreporter