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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,...

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...

Christmas Market in Episkopi

The residents of Episkopi invite everybody to their Christmas Market! Live Music, Festive Food & Drinks, Market Stalls, Santa and much more! When Saturday, December 14 ...

Charity Christmas Fair at St. Raphael

St. Raphael Hotel cordially invites you to their Christmas fair offering arts and crafts, handmade creations, natural products, homemade artisan sweets, Christmas goodies, workshops...

Christmas Bazaar 2019 in Nicosia

"World without borders" (Cosmos xoris synora) invites everybody to their Christmas Bazaar on December 14 at the downtown Nicosia and promises warm and charming...

Christmas Art Market in Paphos

Technopolis 20 invites everybody to their 6th Christmas Art Market which will take place on Saturday, December 7 from 10 am until 5 pm....

7+ Designers’ Popup at Prozak Café

Prozak Café will host 7+ designers and artists with illustrations, collages, original artworks, textiles, bags and more for two weeks. Participants: BrainFKR  Oh Deer Design Studio  Ermina Emmanouel   Whale...

“Once Upon a Christmas Time” Bazaar in Larnaca

Apothiki 79 invites everybody to the "Once Upon a Christmas Time" Bazaar which will take place in Larnaca from 11:00 - 19:00 on December...

A very Merry Charity Party – 6th edition

Christmas is just around the corner and Moondog's Bar and Grill is getting into the festive mood by hosting «A very Merry Charity Party»...

Traditional Christmas Market 2019

Cyprus’ biggest and best Christmas market will take place on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th November between 17:00-22:30. Is there a better way to welcome...

Pumpkin Decoration in Tala

During older times, pumpkins were used as vessels for the keeping and carriage of water, wine, and oil. To make them more resistant, they would...

The craft of wood carving in Tala

The craft of wood carving in the community of Tala was limited to the making of several agriculture / farming tools and various furniture...

Traditional Weaving

The “voufa” (weaving machine) is known in many places of Cyprus. In old times being a (female) weaver was a very good profession since textiles...

The plough manufacturer

The manufacture of plough is related to the increased agricultural needs of the area, especially in the past. The contribution of the plough manufacturer...

The manufacturer of wooden

This is traditional profession, which today survives at village of Linou. It was actually the manufacturer of wooden-carved furniture. This profession was extremely difficult...

Craft of Caning Museum – Livadia

Livadia village is home to a unique basket weaving folkart using cane and reeds, and the preservation of this significant part of the village’s...

Athienou Lace

The village of Athienou is a large community found midway between Larnaka (33 km) and the capital Lefkosia (38 km). The town can be...

Livadia Basketry

The village of Livadia is a large community found on the north side of Larnaka city (15 minutes away), where the settlement of Tridaton...

Pottery Sessions in Larnaka

Nestled in little streets that branch off from the main seafront; around Agios Lazaros (Saint Lazarus) Church and the nearby old neighbourhoods and city...

Flasou: Production of silk and linen fabrics in the old days

The production of silk was another occupation of the inhabitants of Flassou. The silkworm had three phases or stages: warm, moth, chrysalis The eggs of...

Platres artists and craftsmen

The main profession of the villagers of Platres was, as aforementioned, the process and decoration of wood, and sometimes of pots with the turning...

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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...