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Shanghai seduced by Cyprus on Pavilion day

August 30, 2010 by

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Dancers from the troupe ‘Diastansis’ marked the highlight of the events marking the National Pavilion Day of Cyprus at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai on  Aug. 28, 2010. Mr. Neoclis Sylikiotis, interior minister of Cyprus, made an official address marking the celebrations of Penintachronon of the founding of the Republic of Cyprus, Sylikiotis also […]

Synchronizing World Tourism Day with Local time in Cyprus – Acting for Biodiversity

August 22, 2010 by

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Each year World Tourism is presented with an opportunity to uphold a cause in benefit of positive impact to our local environment. The opportunity with these types of synchronized actions is that it permits to gain global scale through local engagement. As the world comes together on September 27th to celebrate World Tourism Day in […]

Cyprus, A Mediterranean Treasure

August 21, 2010 by

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Originally uploaded by Cyprus Mediterranean Treasure Blue skies and natural flowers in the wind, summer time is for sunbaking and getting charged up with sunlight and earthly pleasures that feed our bodies, our minds and even our souls. Not a surprise that legendary Cyprus has had its reputation forged by travelers and gods alike.

The crazy world we live in. Perspectives by artists in Cyprus

August 18, 2010 by

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“My dear child, are you crazy? World!… What is this other world! The world is right here where we are. Life is just as we have it… Samad Behrengi, The Little Black Fish. Swimming against the tide, breaching the oppressive barriers, going beyond our limits, leading the society and shedding light on the unimaginable horizons, […]

Experience the Lemesos Wine Festival with limitless elegance

August 17, 2010 by

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Cyprus has a winemaking tradition that goes back more than 5,000 years, its “kindly slopes” so fertile for the cultivation of grapes that it became a spiritual center for followers of Dionysus, the god of wine. That tradition serves as the foundation of the Lemesos Wine Festival, an annual wine event that connects ancient history […]

The Zenobia, Larnaka’s artificial reef for marine biodiversity

August 9, 2010 by

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The Zenovia shipwreck off the coasts of Larnaka has been the best contribution of modern shipping to the development of underwater biodiversity as an underwater reef, but could it's sinking could have been prevented? Read full account as to how this could have been achieved.

Underwater photography reveals the appreciation for Larnaka among divers

August 9, 2010 by

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The underwater world of Larnaka, offers every beach lover, an unexpected and open invitation to experience the surprising of the underwater biodiversity of Cyprus.  This special year celebrating the Aquatic theme for Excellent destinations of Europe, we believe Larnaka ought to receive a special consideration granted the spectacular effort of the Larnaka Municipality to entice […]