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Greek Culture Ministry Declares 2020 ‘Year of Melina Mercouri’

The Greek Culture Ministry is dedicating the year 2020 to the internationally-acclaimed Greek actress, activist, and former culture minister Melina Mercouri.

Acropolis Museum to Screen Video of Melina’s Campaign for Return of Parthenon Sculptures

The Acropolis Museum on Monday, March 6, will screen a video about the removal of the Parthenon sculptures by Lord Elgin and Melina Mercouri’s international campaign.

European Capital of Culture 2021: 14 Cities in Greece Running for the Title

Corfu, Delphi, Eleusina, Ioannina, Kalamata, Larissa, Lesvos, Messolonghi, Piraeus, Rhodes, Salamina, Samos, Tripoli and Volos are candidate cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021.

Rhodes Vies for European Cultural Capital 2021

Rhodes is officially in the running for the title of European Cultural Capital 2021, after municipal authorities submitted the Dodecanese island’s bid last week.

Delphi to Bid for 2021 European Capital of Culture Title

The Region of Central Greece announced on Monday that it officially supports the bid of Delphi to claim the title of European Capital of Culture 2021.

“Melina Mercouri Returns to Hydra”

The Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots is paying tribute to the charismatic personality of Melina Mercouri to mark the 20th anniversary of her passing.

Greek City Ioannina Sets Sights on European Cultural Capital 2021

The city of Ioannina in northwestern Greece is vying for the title of European Cultural Capital 2021, the municipal authority announced on Wednesday, saying it would submit its bid by October 23 under the title “Ioannina-Epirus: Cultural Capital of Europe 2021”.

South Aegean Region Supports Syros Bid For 2021 European Capital of Culture Title

The Region of the South Aegean and the Cyclades Cultural Network FORUM20.21 have launched a three-year cooperation aiming for the Greek island of Syros to be named European Capital of Culture for 2021.