Tag: traditional professions

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...

The vraka dyer

The vraka dyer is one of the oldest profession in Linou and it was related to the traditional apparel of Cyprus. This profession has...

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Veterinary services deny they refused assistance to ship with cattle

Christodoulos Pipis, director of the Veterinary Services denied claims that the Republic of Cyprus refused assistance to “Elbeik” ship which is carrying 1,776 cows...

250 scholarships to Cypriot students from Bolton University

During a news conference today, the Education Minister announced that the British University of Bolton will give 250 scholarships to Cypriot students within the...

Theologians request immediate withdrawal of Cyprus’s song for Eurovision

The OELMEL Theologians Association is requesting the immediate withdrawal of the song that is going to represent Cyprus to the 65th song competition of...

UK top court says IS schoolgirl can’t return

A British-born woman who went to Syria as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State should not be allowed to return to Britain because she...

Policeman suspended after found playing poker

At the orders of the Chief of Police, a policeman found playing poker in a house in Ypsonas with another seven people, has been...