Lydia Carras

Lydia Carras


ELLINIKI ETAIRIA - Society for the Environment and Cultural Heritage (ELLET), Greece

Studied Sociology, Ιnternational Relations, MA Byzantine civilization (Paris & London Universities).

1972: co-founded, with Costa Carras, ELLINIKI ETAIRIA 

Directed 16 internationally awarded documentaries (Chicago, Thessaloniki & MediMed Film Festivals, EU awards).

  • «Sinai God Trodden Mountain» sales financed Refectory restoration.
  • «Sir Steven Runciman: Bridge to the East»
  • «The Song of the Monk Seal», «Beyond the Βarbed Wires», «Voice of the Aegean»
  • «My Life and Times - Michael Cacoyannis»

Since 2004: Artistic Director - Panorama of Ecological Films. 

2015: curator «Marathon: Cultural Landscape», Unesco, Paris. 

2017: elected ELLINIKI ETAIRIA President.

2019: European Heritage Award for “Greek Paths of Culture”.

2021: Editor “Fragile Earth”. 2009: Academy of Athens life΄s work award (Heritage – Environment).

Friday 28

  • 13.05 - 13.45

    Cultural Heritage for the Integration of Western Balkans into the EU


    location_onExhibition Hall | European Cultural Centre of Delphi

    Programming Partner: Europa Nostra