The objective of the Foundation is the study, support and promotion of the arts of the theatre and cinema, across all eras, as well as the recording and safekeeping of works created.

The support of European cinema, via initiatives and proposals, as well as the promotion and strengthening of European culture and the cultural connection between European countries.

The above objective is achieved through:

The operation of a Cultural Centre which includes Theatre and Cinema Halls, exhibition areas and more.

Cooperations with other cultural institutions and foundations in Greece and abroad for the production and promotion of performances, events, exhibitions etc.

The organization of educational programs, workshops, seminars and more.

The introduction of new groups into Theatre and Cinema with an emphasis on the new generation of young artists and creators.

The establishment of scholarship programs for young artists-creators.

Members of the Committee

The Michael Cacoyannis Foundation is under the authority of a seven-member Committee, composed of a President, a Vice-president, and five advisors.

The current Committee composition:

Metaxia Tsirtavi (Xenia Kaldara), president

Georgios Georgis, vice-president

Vasilis Delikaterinis, member

Panayotis Cacoyannis, member

Amanda Cacoyanni, member

Ioannis Vlachos, member

Georgios Minoudis, member

Advisory Committee concerning Artistic Issues

The Advisory Committee concerning Artistic Issues provides counsel to the managing Committee in areas of artistic importance.  The members of the committee, offering their services without remuneration, are:

Minas Mavrikakis, President of the Advisory Committee concerning Artistic Issues, Artistic actions, Communications and Marketing advisor.

Elena Avramidou, Ph.D , Associate Professor, Peking University, Department of History, Center of Hellenic Studies.

Stella Angeletou, GNO Director of Production  –Coordinator of the Contemporary Theatre Festival “French Theatre à la Grecque”

Theodoris Angelopoulos, International Relations Consultant

Minas Vidiadis, Journalist – Author

Dora Vizovitou, Cultural Management, Communications and Public Relations Advisor

Nicole Dimitrakopoulou, (Actor – Director  MA Performance Making Goldsmiths University of London) – Coordinator of Sociocultural Interaction

Giannis Kondaxopoulos, Lawyer (Council of the European Union), writer, former Rapporteur to the Court of Justice of the European Union and Court of Auditors.

Giorgos Koumentakis, Composer

Constantinos Markoulakis, Actor – Director

Rodanthe Sendouka, Visual Artist – Creator of the Athens 2004 Olympic emblem, Creative Director of Red Design Consultants

Costas Charalambides, Technical Advisor

Polly Chrisanthakopoulou, Development Manager for the Society for the Promotion of Education and Learning

Alexandros Vasilakis
Consultant  / Technical and Development Projects | 
Business Planning


Acquaint yourself with the directors who make up the Management of the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation along with their contact details:

General Director

Metaxia Tsirtavi  (Xenia Kaldara)

E-mail: xkaldara@mcf.gr

Tel. 210 3418550

Fax: 210 3418570

Administration & Finance Department

Stavros Stavropoulos,

Administrative and Financial Director

E-mail: sstavropoulos@mcf.gr

Tel. 210 3418550

Fax: 210 3418570

Artistic Planning and Production Department

Alexandra Georgopoulou,

Artistic planning & International relations Director

E-mail: ageorgopoulou@mcf.gr

Tel. 210 3418550

Fax: 210 3418570

Pigi Pifea

E-mail: ppifea@mcf.gr

Tel. 210 3418550

Fax: 210 3418570

WebDesign – Communication & Digital Marketing

Project Design & Development Department

John Linas

E-mail: jlinas@mcf.gr

Tel. 210 3418550

fax: 210 3418570

Technical Advisor

Costas Charalambidis

Tel. 210 3418550

Fax: 210 3418570

Technical Advisor for Cinema

Christos Gartaganis

Tel. 210 3418550

Fax: 210 3418570

Technical Support

Giannis Michalopoulos- Manager

E-mail: techdept@mcf.gr

Tel. 210 3418550

Fax: 210 3418570


Grigoris Chaviaras

E-mail: ghaviaras@mcf.gr

Tel. 210 3418550

Fax: 210 3418570

International Communications & Intellectual Property Rights

Emily Brown

E-mail: ebrown@mcf.gr

Tel. 210 3418550

Fax: 210 3418570

House Manager

Constantinos Kourtaras

E-mail: reception@mcf.gr

Tel. 210 3418550

Fax: 210 3418570

Michael Cacoyannis Foundation Shop


Evi Chatzimihail, Manager

E-mail: info@gruppogemello.gr, shop@mcf.gr

Tel. 210 3418550, 210 3418552

Fax: 210 3418570