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A Festival Dedicated to Soup

The Aradippou Soup Fest is a culinary event held in Apostolou Square on December 27, showcasing a variety of local soups and festive beverages. Alongside food stalls and live performances, the festival celebrates the region’s culinary heritage and offers a warm community experience during the winter season.

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Nicosia Turkish Cypriots Stand United Against Racism

The Nicosia Turkish Municipality has joined the European Coalition of Cities Against Racism to combat discrimination and uphold international human rights standards. Their membership signifies a united front in Nicosia and emphasizes their dedication to fostering an inclusive society and protecting human rights locally.

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The Nutcracker: A Timeless Christmas Tradition

“The Nutcracker” ballet has become a cherished Christmas tradition due to its festive storyline set on Christmas Eve, featuring the magical adventure of a young girl and her Nutcracker doll. Tchaikovsky’s enchanting music and the dance’s portrayal of holiday wonder and youthful imagination captivate audiences, making it a seasonal spectacle enjoyed by all generations. The Lefkosia Youth Ballet and the Cyprus Youth Symphony Orchestra are set to bring this enchanting tale to life at the Nicosia Municipal Theatre, promising a feast for the senses and a celebration of the youth’s role in the perpetuation of the arts.

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A Symphony of Sounds: Live Music Galore

Get ready to be captivated by a symphony of sounds this winter season! From a fusion of baroque and contemporary music at the House of Arts and Letters in Larnaca, to the raw power of dark metal and hard rock at DownTown Live in Nicosia, and the soulful melodies of jazz at Yfantourgeio the Workplace, these live music events offer a diverse array of genres to delight every music lover. Don’t miss out on the chance to experience the magic of live music and let it warm your heart during the coldest evenings of the year.

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Diplomatic Dinner at Ledra Palace Sparks Discussion on Cyprus Resolution

The diplomatic dinner at Ledra Palace, attended by Greek Cypriot President Nikos Christodoulides and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, marked their first meeting in over a year, raising hopes for renewed dialogue on Cyprus’ division. With the appointment of a new envoy, Maria Cuellar, there is cautious optimism that the dinner was a prelude to potential reconciliation and progress in finding a solution to the longstanding Cyprus issue.

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Enhanced Security Measures for Public Events in Cyprus

In response to a foiled terror plot targeting Israelis and Jews in Cyprus, the country has implemented enhanced security measures for public events. Police presence has been increased at large gatherings, additional officers are being deployed in highcrime areas, and comprehensive strategies are being implemented to ensure national safety without causing panic.

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A Heartwarming Pitch Invasion: Teddy Bears for a Cause

The teddy bear pitch invasion at the football match in Cyprus was part of the “No Child Without a Teddy Bear” initiative, aimed at supporting children in need. Fans threw 1,800 teddy bears onto the pitch to show solidarity with underprivileged children, collect toys for the “Adopt a Family for Christmas” campaign, and raise funds and awareness for sustainable giving within the community. The event, organized by the Pancyprian Volunteer Coordinating Council, brought together fans, volunteers, and local businesses to create a heartwarming display of community spirit and charity, emphasizing the importance of supporting children in need and creating a brighter, more inclusive future.

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Nicosia International Festival Continues to Enchant in 2024

The Nicosia International Festival in Cyprus is a cultural extravaganza that showcases diverse performances in various genres and languages. In 2024, the festival continues to awe audiences with productions like Thomas Ostermeier’s “Hamlet” and the popular children’s musical “The Lazy Dragon,” demonstrating its unwavering dedication to the arts and fostering creativity.

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Christodoulides and Tatar to attend UN reception in Nicosia

President Nikos Christodoulides and Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar will be attending a UN reception in Nicosia, which aims to bring together key figures in Cyprus and showcase international support for resolving the island’s divide and advancing peace efforts. This informal platform could potentially lead to significant diplomatic interactions and pave the way for progress in peace talks.

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Festive End to an Eventful Year at Rialto Theatre

The Rialto Theatre in Limassol is hosting a series of cultural events in December, including a Greek adaptation of “Wuthering Heights,” a Christmas concert by the Limassol Music School, a live broadcast of Andre Rieu’s “White Christmas” concert, an operetta called “Satanerie” by the Epilogi Cultural Movement, a preChristmas concert by Kyrenia Opera, a live broadcast of “Florencia en el Amazonas” by the MET, and a contemporary dance piece titled “Say Yes! Again and Again” by Evie Demetriou. Tickets and event details are available on the Rialto Theatre’s website.

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