Our Stories

  • A new generation of Cypriots uncovers the missing
    Sep 4, 2018

    Healing the wounds of a divided island.

  • Working together to protect our heritage
    Mar 8, 2018

    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.

  • Athina and Ilkay: two women, one common heritage
    Jul 4, 2018

    Athina Papadopoulou and İlkay Feridun are two conservation architects from Cyprus..

  • Ravelin/Landgate: cultural heritage brings a message of peace.
    Jul 4, 2018

    Hundreds of Greek Cyopriots and Turkish Cypriots came together on 19 June 2018 to celebrate completion of conservation works to the Ravelin/Land Gate in Famagusta.

  • Working on shared heritage brings Cypriots across borders together
    Mar 8, 2018

    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.

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