John Christodoulou honoured in Cyprus

John Christodoulou was honoured in Cyprus by President Anastasiades at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia. An inspirational story about John Christodoulou who came to the UK 46 years ago from Cyprus at the age of nine with his family as refugees after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus. Only speaking Greek he had to readjust to […]

Cyprus honours Singer Michalis Violaris

Michalis Violaris honoured by President Anastasiades at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, Cyprus Michalis Kyriakou (Greek: Μιχάλης Κυριάκου), known by his stage-name Michalis Violaris (Μιχάλης Βιολάρης) (born 9 January 1944 Agia Varvara, Nicosia Cyprus), is a popular singer and composer of modern Greek and Cypriot music who now lives in Greece. He is also a […]

The late Chris Lazari honoured by Cyprus

The late Chris Lazari was honoured by President Anastasiades at a ceremony in the Presidential Palace in Nicosia his oldest son Leonidas Lazari was there to receive the Award. Christos Lazari who was born in Dora, Limassol arrived in Britain at 16 years old with £20 in his pocket to seek a future here in […]

US Cypriot Dr Maria Theodoulou honoured by Cyprus

Dr Maria Theodoulou was honoured by President Anastasiades in Nicosia, Cyprus at the Presidential Palace for her achievements US Cypriot Dr. Theodoulou is one of the most highly ranked doctors in the United States. She is a board-certified oncologist who practices at New York Oncology Hematology in Albany and Hudson, New York. New York Oncology […]

Australian Cypriot Dr Stepan Kerkyasharian honoured in Cyprus

Australian Cypriot Stepan  Kerkyasharian was honoured in Cyprus by President Anastasiades at the Presidential Palace. Mr Kerkyasharian was born in Cyprus in 1943 where his parents had settled as refugee survivors of the genocide of the Armenians in 1915. In 1967 he migrated to Australia where he involved himself extensively and in a volunteer capacity […]

President Anastasiades honours overseas Cypriots for their work to promote the Cyprus cause

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has honoured overseas Cypriots for promoting the Cyprus cause in their home countries. The President hosted a reception on Thursday evening at the Presidential Palace grounds, on the occasion of the World Conference of Overseas Cypriots, during which he awarded overseas Cypriots for their overall contribution. The President said their struggles […]

Àustralian Cypriot Tony Mavromatis calls on Minister for Industry to revisit Australian anti-dumping laws

AMWU’s Tony Mavromatis calls on Minister for Industry to revisit Australian anti-dumping laws Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) Victorian State Secretary Tony Mavromatis has called on Federal Minister for Industry Ed Husic to overhaul Australia’s weak and outdated anti-dumping laws, following the Anti-Dumping Commission’s recommendation allowing notorious wind turbine dumper Chengxi Shipyard Co to export […]

UK Cypriot Christoforos Epaminondas to appear in Edinburgh Fringe

As he looks forward to his first stand-up show Christof Epaminondas and Friend(s): Too Much Encouragement at the Edinburgh Fringe from 4 to 28 August – Christof talks about the inspiration behind the show and being heckled by his yiayia, Melia Toumazis. Why do you do comedy? I just love the feeling of making people […]