Arts / Culture / Critique
Youth organizations in the northern part of Cyprus have been protesting against the ratification of a convention on the establishment of a foreign coordination office on youth and sport ministry. This convention is basically transferring all the activities, administration of the ministry of youth sport and culture to an office and its bureaucrats appointed and run by Turkey.
Cyprus News Roundup is a new 3533 feature. Every week our team of volunteering editors will compile a summary of less covered news from the whole spectrum of the socio-political landscape of the island.
Paper sculptures by Li Hongbo can be found all over the interwebs recently, and if you haven’t seen any yet, here is your chance! Check out the following video and you will be surprised!
Look at this postcard painting we found in a Greek orthodox grandmothers cabinet, in a village of Cyprus.
Here’s one inventive way to deal with the student debt problem. Late last week, Chilean police arrived at Santiago’s Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral and removed a white bin of gray ash — allegedly all that remained of $500 million worth of student debt notes.
Squats have to be recognized and supported for what they are: vibrant social centers at the very heart of the ‘commons’, actively including the excluded. A few months ago one of the editors of an architecture magazine emailed me asking me to write a short piece about squatting, squatters and squats.
Greek Hiphop and Reggae artists UNITE on a mixtape in memory of Pavlos Fyssas who was murdered just months ago by Fascists of Golden Dawn. No Passaran!
A documentary about Monsieur Doumani, a band that fuses the Cypriot folklore with other contemporary styles (http://www.monsieurdoumani.com/). The band was formed in 2011 in Nicosia, Cyprus and has been gaining worldwide acclaim since then. The film was produced for the Press and Information Office Cyprus by Marilena Sofokleous and Christiana Pyrishi in 2014.