Category Archive: Heritage

Heritage – Conservation Works at Ayios Panteleimonas Monastery in North Cyprus

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Conservation Works at Ayios Panteleimonas Monastery in North Cyprus The Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage and the United Nations Development Programme Partnership for the Future have launched a tender for conservation works at… Continue reading

Komi Kebir and its legends by Ismail Veli

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Komi Kebir and its legends   By Ismail Veli…… The village of Büyükkonuk/Komi Kebir in North Cyprus lies about 4-5 miles north-east of Boğaz in the lowland foothills of the Beşparmak Kyrenia mountain range, which is the… Continue reading

Cyprus Conflict in a Nutshell by Dr Christian Heinze

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Cyprus Conflict in a Nutshell With the start of 2015 we are heading into the 41st year since the Turkish intervention in Cyprus to stop the communal bloodshed which was followed by the… Continue reading

Cyprus Past and Present by Ismail Veli

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Cyprus Past and Present By Ismail Veli….. The ending of Venetian rule in Cyprus in 1571 was followed by 306 years of Ottoman rule. For the ordinary Cypriots life was often hard and brutal.… Continue reading

Dogankoy Community Association – Kebab and Quiz Night

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Doğanköy Community Association By Margaret Sheard…. The Doğanköy Community Association continue with their fundraising events for the upkeep and maintenance of the beautiful Doğanköy church in the heart of the village and their… Continue reading

A brief history of Arodez/Arodhes in Paphos/Baf, Cyprus By Ismail Veli

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A brief history of Arodez/Arodhes in Paphos/Baf, Cyprus By Ismail Veli Arodhes/Arodez was a double village called upper and Lower (asagi.Kado/Yukari/Pano) the upper part being Christian, the lower the Moslem area. The medieval… Continue reading

Richard Chamberlain – Photographic calendar

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2015 – New Year – New Calendar By Margaret Sheard…. We are now into another New Year – 2015 and I have put up my lovely calendar “Yesterday and Today” produced by Richard… Continue reading

Frozen Cypriots are 1 year old and a new year has arrived

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Frozen Cypriots We are now 1 year old … Happy birthday to all of us Dear friends, I once had a clock, and on it was written, “Time flies when you’re having fun.”… Continue reading

Heidi Trautmann receives Order of Merit

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Heidi Trautmann receives award from the President of the German Federal Republic By Margaret Sheard…. The name Heidi Trautmann is well-known in the art and culture scene in North Cyprus and as well as… Continue reading

Doganköy Community Association – Christmas Lunch at Al Shaheen

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Doganköy Community Association Pre-Christmas Lunch at Al Shaheen By Margaret Sheard…. The Doganköy Community Association held a pre-Christmas lunch on Wednesday 17th December at Al Shaheen Restaurant in Karakum which was a very… Continue reading

North Cyprus – St Andrew´s Ball 2014 or Bavaria meets Scotland

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St Andrew´s Ball 2014 or Bavaria meets Scotland by Ralph Kratzer Scots and Bavarians have some things in common! First, we are mountain people. What the Scottish Highlands mean for the Scots it is… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Alashia Reborn and 2nd International Terracotta Workshop

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Alashia Reborn and the 2nd International Terracotta Workshop at the Bedesten in November 2014 By Heidi Trautmann…. Alashia or Alasia….when you spell it out loud….there is some mystic tone to it.  Alashia, an… Continue reading

Cyprus – The Highway Robbery – No-one has said this to them for 20 years

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Cyprus – The Highway Robbery   “No-one has said this to them for 20 years so they think they can run away with the highway robbery they have committed.”   By  Chris Elliott and… Continue reading

Cicero The Most Famous Governor in Cypriot History!

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Cicero The Most Famous Governor in Cypriot History!   By Ismail Veli If I was to choose the most famous Governor in Cypriot history I would choose the great Marcus Tullius Cicero, a… Continue reading

Vox Pop on BRT Television 23/11/2014 – Tina Luckhurst and the Roots Ramblers

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VOX POP tête-à-tête Tina Luckhurst and the Roots Ramblers   By Engin Dervişağa For my latest Vox Pop, I visited the Roots Bar in Kücük Erenköy, Tatlisu to meet up with Tina Luckhurst and some… Continue reading

The Cyprus Crisis – Looking back at the Truth By Dr Christian Heinze

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The Cyprus Crisis  Looking back at the Truth By Dr Christian Heinze   By Chris Elliott Cyprusscene.com receives many messages asking questions and also giving information and a recent message was from Dr Christian Heinze… Continue reading