Britain’s Royal Mint announced UK Cypriot singer-songwriter George Michael is being honoured with a personalised collectible coin.

Late British singer-songwriter George Michael is being honoured with a personalised collectible coin. Britain’s Royal Mint said on Monday the new coin, which depicts Michael wearing his trademark sunglasses, pays tribute to the music star’s 1987 hit solo single “Faith”. Officially approved by Michael’s estate, it was designed by artist and sculptor Sandra Deiana. These […]

The Australian Cypriot Lobster Fisherman Kyriacos Toumazos

South Australian rock lobster fisher Kyriakos Toumazos has emphatically shared the need to support the local market in addition to other secondary markets while the China ban on Australian exported rock lobster persists. Mr Toumazos, a Cypriot migrant, has spent over 30 years in the business of lobster fishing, an industry in which he and […]

Tennis stars, Tsitsipas, Kokkinakis, and Kyrgios reunite at Australian Cypriot restaurant

Tennis stars, Tsitsipas, Kokkinakis, and Kyrgios reunite over a Greek feast on High Street L-R: Greek tennis star, Stefanos Tsitsipas, seated, Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis and standing, behind restaurateur,Australian Cypriot Nick Evripidou who is from Nicosia and next to him tennis star Aussie Nick Kyrgios. Greek tennis stars were spotted dining together in Melbourne’s trendy northern […]

UK Cypriot Maria Antoniou appears on Dragons Den

The last entrepreneur to enter the den this week is a face we’ve seen before. Chelmsford-based UK Cypriot Maria Antoniou actually appeared on Channel 4’s Aldi’s Next Big Thing two years ago, pitching the very same sweet and savoury concoction – a milk chocolate bar stuffed with crisps. Launched in 2022, the bar of crisps comes in three […]

UK Cypriot Darren Behcet appointed Stoke City Goalkeeper coach

UK Cypriot Darren Behcet has been appointed Stoke City Goalkeeper coach. Darren was previously Yeovil and Plymouth goalkeeping coach. When Stoke City filled their vacant hot seat by hiring Steven Schumacher, the manager of Championship rivals Plymouth Argyle. Schumacher, who led the Devon side to the League One title last season, leaves Home Park with […]

Australian Cypriots leading as Cyprus representatives in Eurovision meet up in Sydney

Cypriot Australians making waves at Eurovision Sydney’s Silia Kapsis follows Andrew Lambrou’s lead as Cyprus’ representatives in Eurovision Andrew Lambrou, Cyprus’ Eurovision star in 2023, and Silia Kapsis who will perform in 2024 meet for the first time in Sydney. Andrew Lambrou, Cyprus’ Eurovision star in 2023, and Silia Kapsis, who will represent Cyprus in […]

Congratulations to UK Cypriot Michael Anastassiades awarded an OBE in King Charles III’s New Year Honours list.

UK Cypriot Michael Anastassiades has been awarded an OBE in King Charles III’s New Year Honours list. Michael recieved it for services to design. Michael Anastassiades is a Cypriot-born, London-based designer whose practice encompasses product, spatial interventions and experimental works, often transcending the distinctions between different fields of creativity. Anastassiades’ practice contemplates both industrial production and artisan […]

Happy birthday to the editor of the Cypriot Who’s Who Kyriacos Tsioupras

Kyriacos Tsioupras was born in Komi Kebir in 1932 and attended Komi Kebir Elementary School, then Famagusta Gymnasium before coming to the UK and attending the London School of Economics and Political Science where he obtained a BSc Economics (Honours). He was married to the late Pola Tsioupra from Lympia and has two daughters Roulla […]