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The Regional Development Fund of Central Macedonia, in collaboration with the Ephorate of Antiquities of Kilkis and the kind support of the Municipality of Kilkis, is organizing a cultural event titled: «The impregnable Byzantine fortress of Gynaikokastro» aiming to promote the historical, archaeological and cultural heritage of the region for the development of tourism on Friday 30 June 2023 at Old Gynaikokastro, Kilkis Commencement at 6:30 p.m.

The event includes:

  • Welcome at the foot of the fortress hill
  • Tour of the Archaeological site of Gynaikokastro
  • Music event with Dinner

The event is organized within the context of the project «Europos – Palatiano – Stobi – European past and future cultural values» with acronym «EuroP@St & future», of the Interreg IPA CBC Programme “Greece – Republic of North Macedonia 2014-2020”

The «EuroP@St & future» project aims to develop a global approach to promote the cultural and natural heritage in the cross-border region of Greece – Republic of North Macedonia, and in particular the geographical area of Kilkis and the neighboring region of the Republic of North Macedonia in order to strengthen its attractiveness to visitors. 

The project partnership consists of the following beneficiaries:

  1. National Institution for Management of the Archaeological Site of Stobi (Republic of North Macedonia – Lead Beneficiary)
  2. Ephorate of Antiquities of Kilkis / Ministry of Culture & Sports (Greece – PB2)
  3. I.S.S. International Cooperation South South Branch office Skopje (Republic of North Macedonia – PB3)
  4. Regional Development Fund of Central Macedonia (Greece – PB4)

The analytical Event Programme:

 17:30 Departure from White Tower (Thessaloniki) (Θεσσαλονίκη)

18:30 – 19:00 Arrival at the foot of the fortress hill and welcome by the organizers, beneficiaries of the «EuroP@St & future» project

19:00 –20:30   Tour of the Archaeological site of Gynaikokastro

20:30 – 22:00 Music event with dinner με γεύμα

22:30 Bus departure for Thessaloniki

The event is open to the public, there is however a limit to the number of attendees. To confirm your participation and book a bus seat, please call 6972312398 up to Friday 30 June 2023.

 For more information about the project and its activities you can visit the project web-page https://europast-future.eu