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Cyprus Chairmanship of the CoE organizes a colloquy on the protection of cultural heritage

By   /  11/01/2017  /  Culture, CY Culture, CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics  /  No Comments

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High-level representatives from international organisations and national governments, as well as academic experts, will gather in Strasbourg on 13 January for a colloquy aimed at strengthening cooperation to protect cultural heritage from wanton destruction and preventing the illicit trafficking of cultural goods. Organised jointly by the Cypriot Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the […]

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Archaeological dig in Kouklia reveals ancient rampart

By   /  02/01/2017  /  Culture, CY Culture, Cyprus  /  Comments Off on Archaeological dig in Kouklia reveals ancient rampart

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Archaeological excavations taking part in the area of Ancient Paphos at Kouklia in 2016 have revealed, among others, an ancient rampart dating as far back as 6th century BC. The Department of Antiquities of Cyprus has announced the completion of the University of Cyprus 2016 field project in the economic-administrative citadel of Ancient Paphos at […]

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CNA launches campaign to collect signatures for the return of the Parthenon Marbles

By   /  02/01/2017  /  Culture, CY Culture, CY Social, Cyprus, GR Culture, GR Social, Greece  /  Comments Off on CNA launches campaign to collect signatures for the return of the Parthenon Marbles

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This year marks the bicentenary since the theft of the Parthenon Marbles by Lord Elgin, who smuggled them to the United Kingdom. The marbles have since then been in the British Museum. Many efforts have been made and several international campaigns have been launched for the return of the marbles to their natural environment, the […]

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Pafos starts countdown for European Capital of Culture opening ceremony

By   /  27/12/2016  /  Culture, CY Culture, Cyprus  /  Comments Off on Pafos starts countdown for European Capital of Culture opening ceremony

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Pafos assumes next year the title of the European Capital of Culture for 2017 and the countdown until the opening ceremony, scheduled for January 28, has begun. As Christos Patsalides, the President of the Organization “Pafos 2017” said, preparations are well underway with daily meetings, in order to take care of all the details. Speaking […]

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University of Sydney concludes archaeological excavations to Nea Pafos for 2016

By   /  19/12/2016  /  Culture, CY Culture, Cyprus  /  Comments Off on University of Sydney concludes archaeological excavations to Nea Pafos for 2016

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The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announces the completion of the 2016 season of archaeological investigations at the site of the Hellenistic-Roman theatre of Nea Pafos by the Australian Archaeological Mission to Kato Pafos from the University of Sydney, under the direction of Dr Craig Barker. The Australian team have been […]

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British MPs condemn the pillage of cultural heritage in occupied Cyprus

By   /  03/11/2016  /  Culture, CY Culture, Cyprus  /  Comments Off on British MPs condemn the pillage of cultural heritage in occupied Cyprus

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The pillage of religious and other cultural sites in the northern part of Cyprus, occupied by the Turkish military since the summer of 1974 invasion, was discussed during a debate in the House of Commons on a new bill submitted by the UK Government regarding cultural property. The bill will enable London to implement the […]

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Leaders send own messages at Greece – Cyprus – Egypt Trilateral Summit

By   /  12/10/2016  /  Business, Culture, CY Business, CY Culture, CY Energy, CY Finance, CY Politics, Cyprus, Energy, Finance, GR Business, GR Culture, GR Energy, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Leaders send own messages at Greece – Cyprus – Egypt Trilateral Summit

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The successful continuation of the Trilateral cooperation between Greece, Cyprus and Egypt, and the extension of cooperation between the three countries to more and more areas are the foundations for security, stability and development in the region. This was the outcome of the 4th Trilateral Summit in Cairo on Tuesday, October 11th. However the Summit […]

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The Greece – Cyprus – Egypt Trilateral Summit, a Pillar of Stability and Growth

By   /  11/10/2016  /  Business, CY Business, CY Culture, CY Energy, CY Finance, CY Politics, CY Social, Cyprus, Finance, GR Business, GR Culture, GR Energy, GR Finance, GR Politics, GR Social, Greece, Headlines, Politics, Social  /  Comments Off on The Greece – Cyprus – Egypt Trilateral Summit, a Pillar of Stability and Growth

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The fourth Trilateral Summit between Greece-Cyprus-Egypt starts at 09:00 GMT Tuesday in Cairo. First on the agenda is a bilateral meeting between the President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and his counterpart Abdel Fattah el- Sisi and at 09:30 GMT a bilateral meeting between the Greek Prime – Minister Alexis Tsipras and the Egyptian President. At […]

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The fifth season of excavations at the site of Ayios Tychonas-Klimonas completed

By   /  12/07/2016  /  Culture, CY Culture, Cyprus  /  Comments Off on The fifth season of excavations at the site of Ayios Tychonas-Klimonas completed

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Nicosia, July 12, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Haris Stefanatos The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announces that on the 4th of June 2016, the fifth season of excavations at the site of Ayios Tychonas-Klimonas in Lemesos District was completed. The excavations were directed by François Briois (EHESS) and Jean-Denis […]

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Archeologists unearth a new part of the ancient city near Larnaca Tekke

By   /  16/12/2015  /  Culture, CY Culture, Cyprus  /  Comments Off on Archeologists unearth a new part of the ancient city near Larnaca Tekke

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Nicosia, December 16, 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency A new part of the ancient city, close to Hala Sultan Tekke, in the proximity of Larnaca airport, was unearthed by the Swedish expedition of the University of Gothenburg. According to an announcement by the Department of Antiquities of the Ministry of Transport, archaeological excavations took place between […]

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