December 10, 2023

By Engin Dervişağa…….

I am delighted together with my colleague Qossay Eleyan to bring you our interesting report on “Discovering North Cyprus” from the Turunçlu Mosque, also known as Turunçlu Fethiye Mosque which s a mosque in Kadinlar Pazari Sokak in the Iplik Bazaar–Korkut Effendi quarter in the walled city of Lefkosa.

Before the 19th century, a small masjid or mosque stood  here and  in 1825, Seyyit Mehmed Agha, the governor of Cyprus, had the mosque built in the place of the masjid. Historically, the mosque was known as Fethiye Mosque and was located at the Mertek Market.

This show will be transmitted on BRT2 on Monday 15th January at 19.00pm and repeated on Thursday 18th January at 19.50pmThis programme was edited with Turkish subtitles by Kut Adali

To go direct to BRT2 TV to watch these shows by live streaming on your PC, Smart Phone or Tablet at Cyprus local time click here  and select the BRT2 channel in the viewing screen.

I also produce the Vox Pop TV show which features interviews with many people living in North Cyprus and this is screened on BRT2 on Sundays at 15.00pm and again on Tuesdays at 18.30pm and Friday at 20.00pm If you wish you can also watch a number of my past Vox Pop shows which can be selected for viewing by clicking here

For Radio Lovers do also tune in and join me on BRT Radio on Saturday  at 19.00pm for my programme Top Twenty which is compiled by DJ Bora and this show is repeated on Sunday at 15.00pm. We are transmitting this on 87.8 and 105.0 FM stereo.

You can also tune in to live streaming of this radio show on your PC by clicking here and select FM105 Bayrak International.


For those local readers who have interesting hobbies or interests who think it could make an interesting subject for my Vox Pop TV show, do please send me a message.

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