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Irish diaspora all over the world celebrates St Patrick’s Day on March 17

Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick"), is a cultural and...

Gujarat Day, Holi and Indian Food Festival in Nicosia

High Commission of India, Nicosia invites everybody to attend the celebrations on the occasion of the Gujarat Day*, Indian Colour Festival - Holi along...

6 Limassol – Lossamil 6: art exhibition in Nicosia

After 35 years of creative work in Germany and America, Klaudios presents part of his work in Nicosia at the Gloria Gallery from February...

Aphrodite’s rock: place where the legend was born

A Cyprus' must-see Petra tou Romiou which means "Rock of the "Roman" - that is East Roman or Byzantine as Byzantines referred to themselves...

Cartoon Workshop: Learn to draw with Gilbert Simon!

Cartoon Workshop: Learn to draw ASTERIX & OBELIX with Gilbert Simon, creator of the Limited Edition 35th album Cover of Asterix & the Picts,...

Lefkaritika: Venetian Heritage of Cyprus

Lefkaritika or Lefkara Lace is a handmade lace from Pano Lefkara Cyprus. Notable characteristics are the hemstitch, satin stitch fillings, needlepoint edgings, white, brown,...

Diabetes Management and Control Workshop at Londa Hotel

There is a lot of conflicting and often confusing information regarding diabetes and related issues but it is a fact that 1 in 10...

Language Exchange Meeting in Limassol

Welcome to the free Limassol Language Exchange Meeting. A group of people meeting every month to exchange languages while having a drink or coffee....

Limassol Castle: the city’s first cathedral

The medieval Limassol Castle is situated near the old harbour in the heart of the historical centre of the city of Limassol. The castle...

On the floor: artistic performance at Leventis Gallery

Live performance by visual artist PASHIAS and poet Daphne Nikita in conversation with works from the artistic practice of Michael Michaeledes. On the occasion of...

Piano Recital by Tatiana Stupak at Rialto

The classical pianist Tatiana Stupak, in a departure from her usual concerts, is to play a full piano solo recital on Thursday, January 30...

Paint & Wine: discover your inner artist!

Are you ready for a new experience? Painting in Paint & Wine is a great  way to have fun and meet new friends. Relax...

Paralimni: a hidden gem of Cyprus

Paralimni is a town within the Famagusta District of Cyprus, situated slightly inland from the island's east coast. Since the Turkish invasion in 1974...

Larnaca Castle: from fortress to garrison, prison and museum

Larnaca Castle is located on the southern point of the coastal avenue known as “Foinikoudes" (palm trees). It was constructed to defend the southern...

Choirokoitia: exploring Neolithic settlement

Photo Cyprus Alive  Choirocoitia is known as one of the most important and best preserved prehistoric sites of the eastern Mediterranean dating from the Neolithic...

Venetian Walls of Nicosia

The Venetian Walls are a series of defensive walls which surround the capital city of Nicosia in Cyprus. The first city walls were built...

China Spring Festival Show at Strovolos Theatre

The Embassy of The People’s Republic of China in Cyprus, proudly presents the Chinese Spring Festival on Thursday, January 16 at Strovolos Municipal Theatre....

Landmarks of Paphos

Paphos Castle, originally a Byzantine fort built to protect the harbour, stands by the harbour.  It was rebuilt by the Lusignans in the 13th...

Coppelia – Royal Ballet in Limassol

Charming and funny, Coppélia tells a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls. A classic of The Royal Ballet’s repertory, the ballet was choreographed...

Hambis Municipal Museum of Printmaking

The Hambis Municipal Museum of Printmaking in Nicosia opened its doors to the public in December 2019 and is the second such museum in...

Buy a Book – Save a Stray

P.A.W.S. (Protecting Animals Without Shelter) organizes the biggest book bazaar at Sweet-h-Art Cafe (next to Hamam, opposite the Mosque parking) on Saturday and Sunday...

Top Stories

Forty-year-old man wanted in relation to dog theft case (photo)

Police are seeking information that could help locate Kufi Tulga, 41, against whom an arrest warrant is pending in connection with an investigated case...

Two men wanted in relation to theft and arson cases (photo)

Police are looking for two persons, other details unknown, in relation to car theft and arson cases under investigation, offenses committed between the dates...

PM Mitsotakis: Greece-Egypt’s agreement on maritime zones a national success

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Friday that the agreement between Greece and Egypt for the delimitation of their maritime zones, reached on Thursday,...

Cyprus’ President calls on Cypriots to donate food for Lebanon

Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades has called on Cypriot citizens, companies and businesses to contribute by donating generously to the campaign for collecting specific kinds...

Cyprus rescue teams begin operations in Beirut

Cyprus rescue teams which are in Lebanon began their operations since 7 am on Friday, in cooperation with a team from Qatar in Beirut`s...

Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...