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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EU sanction threat on Turkey fades after it accepts talks with Greece

The European Union is unlikely to follow through on a threat to impose sanctions on Turkey after Ankara agreed to talks with Greece over maritime claims...

U.S. ambassador says Turkey ignores pharmaceutical debt at its peril

The U.S. ambassador to Turkey has said companies will consider abandoning its market if it fails to fully meet debt payments to American pharmaceutical...

UAE, Israel discuss energy, infrastructure cooperation

The energy ministers of the United Arab Emirates and Israel discussed possible cooperation and investment opportunities, including natural gas exports to Europe, in a...

Mainly fine on Thursday, increased cloud in the afternoon

Thursday will be mainly fine in the morning with increased cloud in the afternoon and possible isolated showers in the mountains. Winds will be variable,...

Sheftalies

Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...