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A new era of symbolism sending the right messages

A new era of symbolism sending the right messages

PRESIDENT Anastasiades has come under a lot of criticism for his decision to attend tonight’s concert at the recently renovated Othello tower in Famagusta. The attendance of both leaders was confirmed by Espen Barth Eide yesterday, sparking the familiar reaction from the opposition parties. House President Yiannakis Omirou said that “symbolism is often more important

Music at Othello tower continues to draw fire

PRESIDENT Nicos Anastasiades’ plans to attend a concert at the recently-renovated Othello Tower in Famagusta in the north on Tuesday night has drawn fire from the home political arena. On Tuesday night, Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci are expected to attend a bi-communal concert ‘Music under the moonlight’ performed by ‘Kyprogeneia’, at the Othello Tower. The

[Event]”Our Music Under the Moonlight”

The newly formed Bi-communal Technical Committee on Culture, aiming to promote and facilitate cultural events, which will bring the two communities closer together is happy to announce the organisation of its first event, Our Music Under the Moonlight, a concert by the bi-communal music group «Kyprogenia». The concert will take place at the Othello Tower

Leaders to attend concert in Famagusta

THE NEWLY restored Othello Tower in Famagusta is to host the first joint music event organised by the bi-communal technical committee on culture called “Our music under the moonlight”. The concert, performed by the bi-communal group Kyprogenia, is to take place on Tuesday July 28 at 9pm. Entrance is free. Read the rest on: http://cyprus-mail.com/2015/07/22/leaders-to-attend-concert-in-famagusta/

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

Cyprus stages play for peace at reopened landmark #AFP

  Cyprus’s Othello Tower, named after the ill-fated Shakespearean hero, reopened Thursday after a facelift with a performance of the tragedy that organisers hope will spread unity among long-divided communities. The year-long, EU-funded project to renovate the mediaeval tower in the port of Famagusta’s 14th century castle comes as Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders are

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,