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Mercouri

Melina . 1925--94, Greek actress and politician: her films include Never on Sunday (1960); minister of culture (1981--85 and 1993--94)
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As the Elgin Marbles become more the 'soul of the Greek people', as Melina Mercouri put it, they will become less the cultural heritage of the West.
Further support for its creation was provided at that time by Melina Mercouri, patroness of the 1st edition, and by Jack Lang, French Minister of Culture at the time and current President of the Prize.
Portrait of Melina Mercouri (2004), 60 min, directed by Laszlo Hartmann
The Dogathon will take place at the Garaffa Moat behind the old city of Nicosia, below the Melina Mercouri Hall behind Famagusta Gate.
In 1995, in the framework of the European Cultural Month, it was renovated and named the Melina Mercouri Hall.
Culture Minister Ms Elisavet Papazoi urged that May 5 be set aside each year for "freedom of expression and dialogue" in honour of the late politician and actress Melina Mercouri.
30am, at the Melina Mercouri Hall in Nicosia, the seminar will be hosted by the Reconstruction and Resettlement Council (RRC) and attended among others by President Demetris Christofias, economic and development experts from Belfast and Nicosia Mayor Eleni Mavrou.
A Portrait of Melina Mercouri (2004, 60min) documentary by Laszlo Hartmann
The Capital of Culture was an initiative of former Greek Minister of Culture Melina Mercouri in the eighties.
Probably the best- known vocal version was by Melina Mercouri (HMV 7EG 8701).
Freddie was Melina, after Greek actress Melina Mercouri, who played the prostitute in Never On Sunday.