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Pottery

Pottery-making in Cyprus is an old craft, going as far as back as the Neolithic Age. The fame of the island's pottery and pitharia...

Phyti weaving

The origins of Phyti weaving are lost. It has evolved through time, having undergone changes brought about by the history of the island. Geometric...

Lefkara Lace

Lefkara lace, perhaps the best known Cypriot traditional embroidery, enjoys a worldwide reputation. It has evolved through the ages, having undergone changes brought about...

Urban House

The transition from the rural to the urban type of dwelling began toward the end of the 19th century, almost coinciding with the end...

Traditional Rural House

The rich history of Cyprus, from the dawn of human civilization to the end of the Middle Ages, is punctuated by significant monuments. But...

Giulio Filippo D’Errico

The famous actor reveals his favorite restaurants and bars, as well as a well-hidden secret in the city center. By Diana Aza   - Where do you...

Constantinos Kouyialis

Constantinos Kouyialis, the owner of The Boys at Number Five, reveals his favorite corners of the city. - Where do you like to enjoy your...

Theodoros Eleftheriou

Theodoros Eleftheriou, Limoncello’s Deli- Bar executive chef, loves night wandering in the old city of Nicosia and Protaras as well, mostly for its crystal-clear...

Georgia Moditi

 This young cypriot designer is one to look for all the time for unique clothing taste, but especially every season, since she always keeps...

Eleni Sidera

The Cypriot actress and Sfera radio producer enjoys nature and wildlife tours, especially in Troodos Mountains, an inspiring wanderlust that stems from many wonderful memories. Diana Aza -Where...

Chrysaliniotissa Crafts Centre

This complex of eight workshops is situated near Chysaliniotissa Church, the oldest Byzantine church in Nicosia. The workshops nestle around a central courtyard, in...

Top Stories

Anastasiades unveils new package to boost economy

  President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday announced a new package of 10 measures to help the economy through the coronavirus crisis that includes liquidity, guarantees...

NPLs in the Cyprus banking system decline below €9 billion

Non-performing loans (NPLs) in the Cypriot banking system declined to €8.97 billion in the end of 2019, with the NPL rate amounting to 27.9%...

Prodromou says no intention to discriminate against disabled pupils, asks parents to work with experts on solutions

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou addressed anew on Wednesday the backlash that followed an announcement on May 20 that children with disabilities were not to...

No new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday

  There were no new Covid-19 cases in Cyprus on Wednesday the Health Ministry said, only the second time of zero cases since the start...

Paphos most booked holiday destination for Britons in April, May 2021

  Paphos is the most booked destination for British holidaymakers in April and May next year, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday citing data collected...

Taste

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...

Honey Balls

As you stroll down Onasagorou street in the old city of Nicosia and suddenly feel the need for something sweet, follow the smell of...

Octopus with Oregano

Ingredients: (Serves 4) 1 kg octopus ½ tsp dry oregano Pepper 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice Preparation: Clean the octopus thoroughly under cold running water. Place the octopus...

Fish meatballs

In a bowl, mix the finely chopped onion and parsley. Boil the fish, cut into small pieces and add to the bowl. Add salt...