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Tuncay and Hadjidemetriou gave a conference about the protection of Cultural Heritage in Cyprus

Tuncay and Hadjidemetriou gave a conference about the protection of Cultural Heritage in Cyprus

The co-chairman of the Cultural Heritage Technical Committee Ali Tuncay and Takis Hadjidemetriou gave a conference titled ‘the protection of Cultural Heritage in Cyprus.’ During the conference Mr. Hadjidemetriou spoke about the progress made by the committee within the past 7 years. He said that the committee was working in accordance with peoples’ dreams and

Red carpet inauguration for Othello’s Tower

AROUND 300 people turned out for the inauguration of the reopening of the Othello Tower in Famagusta on Thursday night where Shakespeare’s Othello was performed by a bi-communal amateur group. The tower and citadel, which is the biggest restoration work of the bi-communal Committee for Cultural Heritage, was co-funded by the United Nations Development Programme

‘Abandoning the climate of conflict’. Interview of Tuncay and Hadzidemetriou

The Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, set up in 2008, is one of the most successful examples of how Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots can effectively co-exist and function together, turning its chairmen, Takis Hadjidemetriou and Ali Tuncay, into custodians of the island`s cultural heritage. The two men, two generations apart, are at the forefront

Cypriot parties visit ancient sites in Famagusta on a “mission of peace”

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot party representatives visited on Wednesday the sites of ancient monuments in the Turkish-occupied area of Famagusta, in a bid to convey the peaceful message of preserving the island’s cultural heritage. The visit, organized by the Slovak Embassy in Cyprus, started with the Othello Tower in the walled city of Famagusta,

European Citizen 2015 award for Hadjidemetriou and Tuncay

Takis Hadjidemetriou and Ali Tuncay, the respective Greek and Turkish Cypriot heads of the joint Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage are being awarded the European Citizen 2015 prize for their work in preserving the island’s cultural heritage, both Christian and Muslim, it was announced on Thursday. The two men were chosen from a list of