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Cyprus Chamber Orchestra Presents

Cyprus Chamber Orchestra Presents

The Cyprus Chamber Orchestra (CCO), following its recent establishment is having its first concert, taking place at Pallas Theatre in Nicosia on the 29th of December, at 19:30. Cyprus Chamber Orchestra is a non-profit organization bringing together around 20 Turkish and Greek Cypriot musicians to produce music of the highest level and perform around the island

Courage: A keyword in bicommunal business

By Flora Alexandrou As Abraham Lincoln once said, “It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong”. Indeed, courage is perhaps the missing ingredient in the limited business relations between the two communities on the island, according to Turkish Cypriot businessman, Esin Esmen. Esmen is one of the

View: Bicommunal teacher get-together a grand idea, but so very late

  REPRESENTATIVES of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot teaching unions attended a conference at the weekend to discuss the part education could play in cultivating a culture of peace and co-existence. As one participant said, this was the first time teachers from the two communities discussed their role in the efforts to find a settlement.

Bicommunal conference on federal policing to take place in February

The Technical Committee on Criminal Affairs organizes in February a bicommunal conference titled “Policing a federal country: challenges and benefits”. Experts from Australia and the USA will be invited to participate and share their experience on the issue. In a statement to CNA, the Greek Cypriot co-chair of the Commission, Andros Kapardis said that the

Teachers from both sides welcome new education technical committee

The ‘United Cyprus’ Teachers Platform made up of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot teachers have welcomed the joint-decision of both President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to set up an education technical committee. Read the rest on: http://in-cyprus.com/teachers-from-both-sides-welcome-new-committee/

Editorial: We need daring leaders

This week, the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders will embark on a two-month journey whose final destination will either be a peace agreement or establish beyond doubt that the Cyprus problem cannot be solved within the current model of a bicommunal, bizonal federation. Nicos Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci have until the end of December

Bi-communal peace concert in Nicosia

Photo: Marilena Evangelou Hundreds of people from both sides of the divide came together at the historic Çentinkaya stadium last night to listen to songs of peace by famous singers Zülfü Livaneli and Maria Faranduri. Among those who were at the concert located in the UN buffer zone was President Mustafa Akıncı and First Lady

Farantouri – Livaneli sing together for peace in Cyprus

Maria Farantouri and Zulfu Livaneli are two artists with a great contribution to the culture of their two countries, Greece and Turkey respectively, but they are also well known and popular worldwide. They have become a symbol of friendship between Greek and Turkish people, as both associate their lives with the struggle of their people