Category Archive: Heritage

Catalkoy 5th Besparmak Festival

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Çatalköy 5th Beşparmak Festival   By Chris Elliott The Çatalköy Municipality have just announced the great news that they will be holding the 5th Beşparmak Festival on the 20th and 21st of September… Continue reading

Dogankoy Church – Wedding Joy

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Wedding Joy again at Dogankoy Church By Margaret Sheard… Having been watching the refurbishment of the old Doğanköy Church, we have already written to show readers how this was renovated and made ready… Continue reading

Dogankoy Church Refurbishment

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Doğanköy Church Refurbishment September 2014 By Margaret Sheard…. On Sunday 7th September 2014 I went along to the old Doğanköy Church (Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary) to meet with Paula Shirley and… Continue reading

Dogankoy Church – Richard Chamberlain photography exhibition

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Doğanköy Church – Photography Exhibition The work of Richard Chamberlain By Margaret Sheard We recently made the long trip to Famagusta to meet up with Richard Chamberlain and attend the opening of his… Continue reading

Richard Chamberlain – Photography Exhibition in Famagusta

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Richard Chamberlain – Famagusta Exhibition By Margaret Sheard Photographs by Chris Elliott Many people have visited Richard Chamberlain’s previous exhibitions to see his wonderful photography of Cyprus in 1954/55 and he wanted to… Continue reading

Murder of a Priest – Lurucina 1924 – History uncovered.

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Murder of a Priest – Lurucina 1924 The history uncovered   By Ismail Veli ‘Kirlapo’ The events surrounding the murder of Papa Charalambous Michelides and the hanging of Mustafa and Yusuf Bairam in 1924 had… Continue reading

Newman’s Farm – BRT2 TV and Radio interviews with Pat Newman

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Newman’s Farm welcomes Pat Newman Interviews with BRT Vox Pop TV and The Main Event radio programmes   By Margaret Sheard After doing so much research and writing so many articles about Newman’s… Continue reading

Vox Pop on BRT Television 31/08/2014 – Newmans Farm

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VOX POP tête-à-tête Newmans Farm By Engin Dervişağa Summer has arrive and it’s now very hot, so readers do take care if you venture out into the sun. BRTK have also changed their schedules… Continue reading

Richard Chamberlain – Famagusta Photography Exhibition

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Richard Chamberlain Photography Exhibition in Famagusta Change of Venue for event By Margaret Sheard… We are delighted to tell our readers that Richard Chamberlain the great photographer will shortly return to the TRNC… Continue reading

Frozen Cypriots on Facebook help cyprusscene.com

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Frozen Cypriots on Facebook help cyprusscene.com   By Chris Elliott When you are interested in history, you need to know where to find research material and also meet other people who have the… Continue reading

Vox Pop on BRT Television 17/08/2014 – Cyprusscene.com

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VOX POP tête-à-tête Cyprusscene.com By Engin Dervişağa For my next Vox Pop show I  visited  Margaret Sheard and Chris Elliott to find out how their news and review website, cyprusscene.com was progressing since we… Continue reading

Ismail Veli – My Roots 1750s to 2014 – History of the Mehmet Katri family of Lurucina/Akincilar

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Ismail Veli – My Roots 1750s to 2014 History of the Mehmet Katri family of Lurucina/Akincilar By Ismail Veli The origins of the Mehmet Katri family in Lurucina goes back at least 11 generations.… Continue reading

Erenkoy – 50 years On – The Truth is Told

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Erenkoy – 50 Years On By Margaret Sheard video by Chris Elliott As last year in 2013, I  again made the trip to Erenkoy on Friday 8th August which on this occasion was… Continue reading

Vox Pop on BRT Television 10/08/2014 – Richard Chamberlain

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VOX POP tête-à-tête Richard Chamberlain By Engin Dervişağa For my show Vox Pop, I visited the fascinating Old Round Tower In Kyrenia High Street just below the Boldokan Car Park where I met up… Continue reading

Be very careful what you wish for – By Roy Oswick

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Be very careful what you wish for   By Roy Oswick Following the granting of independence to the island of Cyprus, the role of the military police changed and reverted to the usual… Continue reading

Melbourne, Australia celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Turkish Peace Operation in Cyprus

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Melbourne, Australia celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Turkish Peace Operation in Cyprus News continues to be received in support of the Turkish Peace Operation in Cyprus which has resulted in peace in… Continue reading