|Today is Monday, 16th September 2019|
Happy Name Day to Eyfimias
|The aim of 'Ikaria - Past and Present' is to share with you the wonders of Ikaria - our beautifully green island in the North Aegean Sea. We will be presenting stories from the past and introducing you to the island, and its people, as it is today.|
|We have Three exciting events to bring to your notice:
Firstly, on the 5th June 2019 the Naeras Hybrid Pumped Storage Power Station went online. This uses wind power to raise water to a level where a hydroelectric plant can use it to generate electricity - when it is needed. It is expected to be able to provide almost 30% of Ikaria’s energy needs. Full details can be found here.
The second exciting event is that Topsy Douris and Irini Karimali, both very interested in family trees, are organizing an Ikarian Genealogy Convention on Ikaria in May of 2020. Preliminary discussions with other genealogists suggest that there are likely to be attendees from the USA. In view if the importance of this event, Ikaria Past and Present has set up a website dedicated to it: www.genealogy.ikaria-pnp.com, where full details will be posted as they as they are finalized.
Now we can announce that the Ikaria Webcam is back in action! Link here or on the Hotlist.
Help Us If we are to keep the website up to date, we need people to let us know what is going on on the island. There are two ways you can help. If you know of an Event due to take place you can tell us about it using the Post Event page. If you know of anything you feel ought to be in the directory you can use the Add to Directory page. In both cases a Manager will check the information before it appears on the site.
|We would be delighted to hear from you with your ideas or comments about the site. If you have any of your own stories, experiences or photographs of life on Ikaria that you would like to share with us please do get in touch.|
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