October 1, 2008

Eldorado Gold Announces 2008 Third Quarter Financial Results Release Date and Conference Call

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 1, 2008) - Eldorado Gold Corporation (TSX:ELD)(AMEX:EGO) will release its 2008 Third Quarter Financial Results before the market opens on Friday, October 31, 2008. Following the release, Paul N. Wright, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, will host a conference call at 8:30 AM PT (11:30 AM ET).

The call is being webcast by Thomson Reuters and can be accessed at Eldorado Gold's website at www.eldoradogold.com or from www.earnings.com.

Teleconference call details are as follows:

Call in numbers are: Toronto: 416-641-6127 Toll Free: 1-866-226-1799 Chairperson: Paul Wright, President & CEO The replay numbers are: Toronto: 416-695-5800 Toll Free: 1-800-408-3053 Passcode: 3272241 Replay will be available until November 7, 2008.__

Eldorado Gold Corporation is a gold producing and exploration company actively growing businesses in China, Turkey, Brazil, Greece and the surrounding regions. With our international expertise in mining, finance and project development, together with highly skilled and dedicated staff, we believe that Eldorado is well positioned to grow in value as we create and pursue new opportunities.

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