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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

Spontaneous work stoppage at Reference Hospital

Dozens of employees at the Famagusta General Hospital, which operates as a reference hospital for COVID-19 patients, proceeded with a spontaneous work stoppage in...

AKEL: The President and his government must resign

AKEL spokesman Stefanos Stefanou said that the party’s position regarding the proposal for dissolution of the Parliament is crystal clear. President Nicos Anastasiades and...

Anassa Hotel suspends operation due to coronavirus-infected staff

Exclusive Anassa Hotel in Akamas region, Paphos, on Thursday suspended operation due to an outbreak of 13 coronavirus cases among its staff, the management...

‘Active Citizens’ call for mass participation at anti-corruption protest

A fledgling group calling itself ‘Active Citizens’ are staging a protest march in Nicosia on Thursday evening to demand an end to an alarming...

Investors are optimistic about Cyprus’ attractiveness-EY survey

Investors are optimistic about Cyprus’ attractiveness over the coming years but state that there is room for improvement, according to the EY Attractiveness Survey...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...