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Greece Remembers the Emblematic Melina Mercouri

It has been 24 years since Melina Mercouri died this day in 1994 but her picture in front of the Parthenon that adorns the...

Passionate Greek Women Perform at a Renovated Old Train Wagon

Fascinating Greek women from mythology to Modern Greece all meet at a renovated train wagon known as "To Treno sto Rouf." The performance, in...

Top Greek Films You Must See, from the Classics to Modern Day

There are some Greek films that are classics and should be viewed by everyone. They are the stories of a country that over the...

Enjoy a Café in Athens: Where to Go

There is no shortage of cafeterias, or coffee shops, to choose from in Athens. You find them at the Acropolis Museum and around every...

Greek Ministry of Culture Evicts Melina Mercouri Foundation

The Greek ministry of culture has decided to evict the Melina Mercouri Foundation from its building in Plaka, Athens, in order to house one of...

Lesvos: The beautiful Greek Island and Refugee Harbor Wishes to Be the European Capital...

Now more than ever Mytilene and the whole Greek island of Lesvos is facing one of the turning points of modern history. Its geographical...

Google Celebrates 95 Years Since the Birth of Melina Mercouri

Today's google doodlle is dedicated to Melina Mercouri, with a sketch of the famous Greek actress and politician with the Parthenon serving as her...

European Music Day: More Than 500 Artists and Bands Performing Across Greece

This year, the European Music Day events will coincide with the 20th anniversary of the Charter of Budapest signing that created the European Network of...

Jean Paul Gaultier Creates Exclusive Pieces Inspired by Melina Mercouri

French Haute Couture and Prêt-à-Porter fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier gladly accepted the Melina Mercouri Foundation challenge to design two collectible garments inspired by Greek actress, singer and...

Lego Acropolis Exhibited in Athens

A model of the Acropolis built with 120,000 Lego pieces is being exhibited at the second floor of the Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece , and...

Celebrating Melina’s Immortal Spirit

Although Melina Mercouri died twenty years ago, on March 6, 1994, her memory remains very much alive in Greek hearts. Mercouri loved her country...

Clooney KO’s BoJo Over The Parthenon Marbles

Not since the late actress and Culture Minister Melina Mercouri; the eloquent writer and unbeatable debater Christopher Hitchens and his friend, Scottish Prof. Robert...

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