Tag Archive: Cyprus

Cyprus has never been this close to unification… or permanent division

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By Esra Aygin…….. Almost 50 years on since the start of negotiations to solve the Cyprus problem, the island has never been this close to being reunified… or being permanently divided… For many Cypriots… Continue reading

Joint Statement of the Religious Leaders of Cyprus on International Women’s Day : St Andrews

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News from St Andrews Church, Kyrenia…….. Reading the newsletter from St Andrews Church, Kyrenia, it was good to note that on International Women’s Day, March 8th 2017, the Rev. Wendy Hough was honoured to… Continue reading

Rugby and Last Gasp Try Thwarts Cyprus In Andorra

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Andorra 15 – 14 Cyprus Rugby news from Ian Fell…….. With Seyhan Fell and Burhan Torgut (back from injury) representing the TRNC in the Moufflons team in Andorra, Cyprus were hoping to put their… Continue reading

Let down by the Cypriot leaders

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By Esra Aygin…….. The storm over the controversial Enosis vote, that not only virtually derailed the negotiations process, but also created a huge loss of faith in a solution, demonstrates the grave lack of… 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

Enosis and is Cyprus changing its mind yet again?

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By Chris Elliott……. The Presidents of South Cyprus and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus have been meeting each other with their respective teams at meetings promoted by the UN to try to find… Continue reading

Jack Straw said “We made a big mistake by allowing Cyprus to become a member of the EU”

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Straw: “We made a big mistake by allowing Cyprus to become a member of the EU, which put more cards into Greek Cypriots hands” Former UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has criticised the… Continue reading

The Cyprus lies continue and when will the truth start?

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By John Aziz Kent…….. Dear Chris and Margaret, I follow your articles and others printed on your cyprusscene page and it is very refreshing to see an English couple who have discovered the… Continue reading

Cyprusscene – reuniting old Cyprus friends

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By Margaret Sheard …. We recently had a comment from a reader who had viewed an article written nearly 3 years ago by Carrie Langford which was about her childhood memories of Newman’s… Continue reading

Cyprus Veteran Richard Gofton and his Calypso for the Dome Hotel

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Introduction by Margaret Sheard ….. I love writing about the Cyprus Veterans who did their National Service in Cyprus, they have so many wonderful memories of those days of their youth and the… Continue reading

Cyprus Regiment at the British Governors House Nicosia, 1947 to 1950

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By Sermen Erdogan……… Cebbar Eyyam who is originally from Chryschous, Altıncık or Hirsofu village near Polis village in Paphos migrated to Australia in the early 1950s. He lives in Melbourne and is about… Continue reading

Cyprus Veterans visit to North Cyprus November 2016 – Part 2

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By Derek Chilvers …… Derek and Terry’s Cyprus Holiday – Part 2 with some nostalgic trips. We made our way to Catalkoy and we soon arrived at a smart looking building which was… Continue reading

TRNC Public Information Office online exhibition of photographs

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To commemorate the 5th year anniversary of the death of Rauf Raif Denktaş and the 33rd year anniversary of the death of Dr Fazıl Kűçűk, the TRNC Public Information Office have put together… Continue reading

St Andrew’s Church – Thank you from the Mission to Seafarers

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By Margaret Sheard ….. We were very pleased to be able to contribute to the campaign to provide some Christmas cheer to seafarers who were far from home during Christmas 2016 in the… Continue reading

Kyrenia, Cyprus Walking Tour (Oct 19, 2013)

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By Chris Krzentz……. This is one of my most popular Cyprus videos that is posted on my global youtube channel. It is my one hour Kyrenia documentary with my very dear friend retired… Continue reading

Can Gazi Interviews Chris Krzentz on BRT North Cyprus TV

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By Chris Krzentz Hello everyone. I am Chris Krzentz. I am a Cypriot American of Greek and Armenian descent, who likes to film videos all over Cyprus, and all around the world. I… Continue reading

A Happy New Year on board flight 2017 with cyprusscene.com

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A Happy New Year on Board I would like to thank all of those contributors old and new for the news and reviews which we have shared on cyprusscene and other websites and… Continue reading

Childhood Memories 1950-1962: The Cypriots who worked at Government House

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By Sermen Erdogan……. There is a whole lot of stories written about the building or history of Government House of Cyprus, now the Presidential Palace. Probably the reason for this is the political… Continue reading