The french villlage Mellionnec was Cultural Village in 2000.
Mellionnec has 500 inhabitants. In order to be able to receive delegations from 10 countries, Mellionnec was looking for cooperation with its neighbour villages. So villages from different countries has been also the guests of Glomel, Canton de Maël-Carhaix, Lescouet-Gouarec, Languëlan, Plouguernevel, Rostrenen, Silfiac and Trémargat.
In june the year has been opened with a international conference about Countrylife and environment. Representatives of eleven European villages where present.
In august an international summercamp for the youth has been organised.
Programme in Kreizh-Breizh in 2000
7. June. Visit to the European Parlement in Brussels.
8. June. Opening ceremony of Cultural Village 2000.
Reception of the delegations in Mellionnec and a first contact with the villages who will extend hospitality to them.
9-10. June. Conference about country and environment.
Topics were recycling, tourism, managment of country space, agricultural production, habitat, potable water, accessibility from villages to public services like transport, post and so on.
• Contributions of the representatives of the villages: Aldeburgh, Paxos, Porrúa, Killingi-Nõmme, Wijk aan Zee, Ströbeck, Mellionnec, Pergine Valdarno, Bystré, Tommerup.
3-4. August. Summercamp for youth from 10 countries.
16. September - 12. November. Kizellan Exhibition of sculptures and with paintings made by children.