Our Stories

  • When Traditions Meets Innovation

    A project born to empower women though handicrafts helped revitalizing the Bandabuliya (Old Market) of Famagusta and turn it into a women's centre

  • Working on shared heritage brings Cypriots across borders together

    Conservation projects across the island, led by the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, with EU and UNDP support, are not only re-establishing community links between villages and their former residents, but also encouraging cross-community exchanges.This is perhaps most evident in the journey of Ismail and Christina, whose stories has become linked following the restoration of the church of their village.

  • Working together to protect our heritage

    Ali Tuncay and Glafkos Constantinides are two of ten (5 Greek Cypriot and 5 Turkish Cypriot) custodians of cultural heritage in Cyprus. Appointed by their respective leaders in 2008 to be members of the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, their role is to watch over the proper safeguard and conservation of Cyprus’ rich historical and archaeological patrimony.

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