By Ahmet Abdulaziz…….

Bircan Akçağil is known for her love for photography. She is a student of Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta.

She takes photos of everything that appeals to her and her love for photography won her first prize in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Prime Ministry Photography competition (for the 19-30 age category)

Her photograph exhibiting the cultural heritage of Cyprus, has won her right to partake in two exhibitions, at the  ‘Cultural Heritage’.

This first-time held competition/exhibition, as part of the 2018 Europe Cultural Heritage Year Events, aims to help more people (especially the younger generation) discover our country’s cultural heritage, develop an interest, enhance their knowledge and establish a sense of belonging to the land they live in.