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Blakes Lounge Bar and Bistro – Tony Wand on 10th March

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By Margaret Sheard ….. Apologies to Tony Wand and all Blakes Lounge Bar and Bistro fans.  On the recently published article of forthcoming events in March at Blakes I omitted to include the… Continue reading

TRNC News 28.2.2017 Akinci: “Not right to say negotiations collapsed completely”

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Akıncı: “It is not right to say that negotiations collapsed completely” President Mustafa Akıncı has said that it is not right to say that negotiations have collapsed completely, adding “Now, we are waiting… Continue reading

Blakes Lounge Bar and Bistro, Alsancak – March events

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Blakes Lounge Bar and Bistro in Alsancak is a lovely venue to visit for a drink, and a bite to eat in a nice atmosphere with background music.   In addition there are music… Continue reading

Concert at Ataturk Cultural Centre by Lefkoşa Belediye Orchestra

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For music lovers, there is to be a concert at the Ataturk Cultural Centre on Tuesday 7th March starting at 8pm, which has been arranged jointly by the Lefkoşa Municipality and the Rotary… Continue reading

TRNC News 27.2.2017 Çavuşoğlu: “Enosis is the basis of all problems in Cyprus”

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Çavuşoğlu: “Enosis is the basis of all problems in Cyprus” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu reacted to the recent Enosis decision of the Greek Cypriot Parliament, stressing that Enosis, which aims to unite… Continue reading

Roots Bar, Kucuk Erenkoy, Fun Dog Show

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By Margaret Sheard ….. People love to show off their dogs, so for all dog lovers there will be a Fun Dog Show at Roots Bar in Kűçűk Erenköy on Sunday 26th March. … Continue reading

North Cyprus : the Canakkale POW Cave

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By Chris and Fred (alias Kuzey Kibris and Nord Zypern) The Canakkale POW Cave.  Or:  How to get fooled by the Ministry of Tourism I had heard some rumours about a POW cave… Continue reading

Richard Chamberlain – Cyprus Scenes and Way of Life in 1954

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By Richard Chamberlain … I was only 18 years old when I arrived in Cyprus on 28th May 1954 and landed at the old Nicosia International Airport.  There were about 100 soldiers on… Continue reading

TRNC News 24.2.2017 Burcu to Greek Cypriot side – stop distorting the truth

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Burcu to the Greek Cypriot side: “Try to understand Turkish Cypriot people, stop distorting the truth” The Presidential Spokesperson Barış Burcu called upon the Greek Cypriot authorities to try to understand the feelings… Continue reading

TRNC News 23.2.2017 Yildirim: Four freedoms must be provided

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Yıldırım: “Four freedoms must be provided if there is to be an agreement” Emphasizing that the full and effective guarantee of Turkey is essential, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said that the four… Continue reading

7th Hisarkoy Orchid Festival Update

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By Margaret Sheard … The 7th Hisarkoy Orchid Festival is taking place on the 4th and 5th March and we have now been provided with the programme for this 2-day event by Dervise… Continue reading

North Cyprus Events Calendar from 23rd February 2017

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A list of events you can look forward to in North Cyprus.  For those charity fund-raisers, venues etc. which would like to include an event in the Events Calendar, contact www.cyprusscene.com    The Events Calendar is… Continue reading

Ozankoy Gardeners Forum at the Courtyard, Karakum 22nd February

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Introduction by Margaret Sheard ….. When we have time we try to keep up with the many events happening in North Cyprus and many people send their news as they know it will… Continue reading

The Funeral of Cathy Jackson, a tribute from Tulips

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By Carole King and Sue Tilt ….. On Monday morning, 20 February, at Lapta Cemetery on a brilliantly sunny morning over 150 people gathered to say a sad farewell to Cathy Jackson. What… Continue reading

TRNC News 22.2.2017 Negotiations stalled by Greek Cypriot refusal of political equality

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Akıncı: “Negotiations have stalled due to the Greek Cypriot side’s refusal to accept political equality” President Mustafa Akıncı has stated that the reason negotiations have stalled is due to the Greek Cypriot side’s… Continue reading

Food Lodge, Catalkoy – Pancake Day

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By Margaret Sheard ….. The annual tradition of Pancake Day is drawing close and the Food Lodge in Çatalköy will be offering pancakes of many different types to suit your taste on Tuesday… Continue reading

TRNC News 21.2.2017 – Çavuşoğlu in TRNC for working visit

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Çavuşoğlu in the TRNC for a working visit Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu arrived in the TRNC for a working visit yesterday. Çavuşoğlu, who was welcomed by Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu at Ercan… Continue reading

The Soulist – Coffee and Music House in Alsancak

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By Roland Eyerich  (DJ at Bayrak International Radio) ….. If you drive along the coastal road west from Girne you arrive in Alsancak, and will see the Coffee and Music House “The Soulist”… Continue reading