November 30, 2023


By Can Gazi…….

On Monday the 12th of October tune into Bayrak International Radio at 5pm (TRNC time) and listen to Northern Exposure.Can Gazi and Ismail Veli

Joining me in the studio will be Ismail Veli, a keen historian and columnist for He left the Cypriot village of Lurucina at the age of six and has been living in London ever since.

However for the past six years he has made extensive research about the village where he was born, and is currently in the process of writing a PhD thesis and also a book. This knowledgeable man has a lot to share, so be sure to listen to his fascinating story.

Tune into Northern Exposure on  87.8 or 105FM or click here

We have included below a video made by cyprusscene when they visited Lurucina (Akincilar) as a guest of Raziye Kocaismail the founder of Help Those With Cancer Association (Tulips) who also comes from this village.

For those local readers or future visitors who may like to visit this fascinating village with Help Those With Cancer Association (Tulips), please email for further information and dates of intended tours to the village or visit their Facebook page click here

Do also visit Ismail Veli’s website by clicking here for more information about the ancient village of Lurucina.

Happy viewing and do have a great weekend

For Radio lovers :

Do tune into Bayrak International Live where you can join me on a number of great radio shows that bring you great music and thoughts and comments of the day,

We are transmitting these shows on 6.150 MH/z. Short-wave, 87.8 and 105 FM Stereo. You can also tune in to live streaming of these shows on your PC by clicking here . These great shows full of entertainment, are as follows :

Northern Exposure: A tourism show that gives information about the history, geography and culture of North Cyprus. Mainly features local events that are of interest to the public.

Take 5: A request show dedicated to playing all types of music; requests mainly taken from Facebook.

The Breakfast Show: A weekend morning show with interesting world news, Facebook quotes and an affirmation slot read by a regular listener, Alice Smith.

Monday :          1700 to 19.00    Northern Exposure with Fatoş Baykal and Can Gazi

Tuesday :         1700 to 19.00    Northern Exposure with Fatoş Baykal and Can Gazi

Wednesday :    1700 to 19.00    Northern Exposure with Fatoş Baykal and Can Gazi

Thursday :        1700 to 19.00    Northern Exposure with Fatoş Baykal and Can Gazi

Friday :            14.00 to 16.00   Take 5 with Can Gazi

Friday :            1700 to 19.00    Northern Exposure with Fatoş Baykal and Can Gazi

Saturday :         07.00 to 10.00  The Breakfast Show with Can Gazi

Sunday :           07.00 to 10.00  The Breakfast Show with Can Gazi


Do join us and have a great week with the

special sounds from

Bayrak International Live.


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