Australian Cypriot Poet, writer and performer Koraly Dimitriadis has been awarded a second grant from Creative Victoria for her first non-fiction book

Poet, writer and performer Koraly Dimitriadis has been awarded a second grant from Creative Victoria for her first non-fiction book, Not Till You’re Married. The project will examine how the cultural pressures of strict parenting in a migrant and/or religious family manifests in the modern adult. Australian-born Cypriot Dimitriadis will lay down her own personal […]

Australian Cypriot Margaret Thanos making a name for herself

22 year old daughter Margaret Thanos is gaining tremendous recognition in the Arts world in Australia and within the Cypriot Australian community. Margaret Thanos: The Cypriot Australian giving people a masterclass in film directing Margaret Thanos is an award-winning Cypriot Australian director for theatre and film ABOUT MARGARET Margaret Thanos is an award-winning Cypriot-Australian director […]

UK Cypriot Touker Suleyman will be appearing on the 20th series of Dragons Den 

UK Cypriot Touker Suleyman will be appearing on the 20th series of Dragons Den  Suleyman was born in Famagusta on 4 August 1953, into a Turkish Cypriot family. In 1958, he moved to England with his family and settled in Bermondsey, South London. He arrived not speaking English and attended Peckham Manor secondary school. Suleyman helped out working at his family’s restaurant in Camberwell. […]

UK Cypriot Yiannis Kyriacos Maos named in King’s New Year honours

UK Cypriot Yiannis Kyriacos Maos Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Birmingham Tech CIC. Recognised with an MBE in the Kings New Year’s Honours List 2023 For services to the Technology Sector. (Solihull, West Midlands). Britain recognised Queen guitarist Brian May, several English “Lionesses” who won the European women’s soccer championship and diplomats involved in the […]

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 […]