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WELCOME TO CYPRUS

Welcome to Cyprus, the island of beauty and cultural history! With its stunning beaches, ancient ruins, and warm hospitality, Cyprus offers a unique blend of Mediterranean charm and rich heritage. Cyprus, an island nation in the eastern Mediterranean, boasts a rich history, stunning natural beauty, and a vibrant culture. The island’s warm climate, beautiful beaches, and crystal-clear waters make it a popular tourist destination. Visitors can explore ancient ruins and picturesque villages, experiencing the unique blend of Greek influences that define the island’s identity.

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Jobs in Cyprus

Comprehensive Guide to Job Hunting in Cyprus

Cyprus, a Mediterranean gem known for its stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and strategic location, offers a range of job opportunities for both locals and expatriates. Whether you’re planning to relocate or are already living on the island, here’s an extensive guide to help you navigate the job market in Cyprus.                                                                                                           Read More

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TEAM CYPRUS GEARING UP FOR THIS SUMMER OLYMPICS IN PARIS

As Team Cyprus gears up for the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics, the nation’s athletes are demonstrating immense dedication and passion. With a mix of experienced Olympians and promising newcomers, Cyprus is set to showcase its sporting talent on the global stage. Fans and supporters eagerly anticipate the performances of these athletes, who carry the hopes and pride of their nation as they compete in Paris.

As the countdown to the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics continues, Team Cyprus is gearing up with rigorous training and preparation. The athletes, coaches, and support staff are all focused on achieving their best performances on the world stage. This article highlights the key aspects of Cyprus’s preparation, the athletes to watch, and the overall outlook for the team in Paris.  Read More

The Theatriki Omada Fosithoi Comes to Pyrgos Limassol

I symbethera i nekatostra

The Theatriki Omada Fosithoi is set to perform in Pyrgos, Limassol, on July 19. The Fosithi Theatrical Group presents the Cypriot Ethnography of Chystalleni Pantelis I symbethera i nekatostra. This event promises to be a highlight for local theatre enthusiasts and a wonderful opportunity for the community to engage with high-quality theatrical performances.

Event Details

Date: July 19
Location: Pyrgos, Limassol
Venue: The venue in Pyrgos will take place in the Community Hall of the Municipal Building of the village. Read More

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Why Cypriot still are using landmarks for directions

In Cyprus, the practice of using landmarks for giving directions is deeply rooted in cultural, historical, and practical contexts. This method, while seemingly old-fashioned in the age of digital maps and GPS, remains prevalent for several reasons.

Fidias Panayiotou Dominated Sunday’s Elections for the European Parliament

Politics With no Limits

Fidias Panayiotou, widely known as Fidias, is a prominent Cypriot YouTuber and a newly elected Member of the European Parliament (MEP). Born on April 10, 1996, in Cyprus, he rose to fame through his engaging and often audacious YouTube content, which includes vlogs, challenges, and prank videos. His channel, which started in 2019, has amassed over 2.6 million subscribers, making him one of the most influential digital creators from Cyprus. Read More

Cyprus Culture

The Cyprus Folk Dance “The Syrtos”

The Cyprus Folk Dance “The kouza”

The Cyprus Folk Dance “The Potiri”

The Traditional Cyprus Pithkiavli

The Drepani Folk Dance of Cyprus

The Tatsia Folk Dance of Cyprus

What's On

Watermelon Festival in Frenaros

On July 12

Tom Jones is Coming to Cyprus

Tom Jones to Perform at Larnaca Marina on July 18

Bonnie Tyler in Larnaca

For One Night Only in Larnaca On July 19

MedFest – Limassol Beer Festival

On July 23-27

AfroBanana Festival in Lefkara Village

on July 4, 5, 6 and 7

The Windcraft Music Festival Celebrate its Tenth Anniversary

on July 14 and 15

THE CHOSEN MUKHTAR

The New Mukhtar of Pyrgos Limassol

Finally the Community of Pyrgos Limassol has Chosen their new Mukhtar. As from the 1st of July the new mukhtar Neoklis Christoforou assumes duties as the new mukhtar promising a better life to the villagers and many basic projects for the needs of the community. We all wish you success and a fresh start for a bright future. Read More    

Driving in Cyprus

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A Unique Blend of Mediterranean Charm

Driving in Cyprus offers a unique blend of Mediterranean charm and modern convenience. Roads here are generally well-maintained, with clear signage in both Greek and English. Read More

10 Things you Shouldn’t Do When Driving

Driving in Cyprus

No Driving and Texting

No driving and texting. Don’t use your mobile phone while driving. Driving and texting, calling, or using social media can distract you from the road and increase the risk of accidents. Read More

Cyprus Music Ta Rembetika

Cyprus Music ta Rembetika

Rembetika, the soulful music genre of Cyprus, captures the essence of the island’s rich cultural tapestry. Originating in the early 20th century, rembetika blends elements of Greek, Turkish, and Middle Eastern musical traditions. Musicians and composers, often marginalized and living on the fringes of society, used this genre to express their hardships, joys, and everyday experiences. Read More

Discover the Wines of Cyprus

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Get to know Cyprus’ vineyards and producers

Cyprus boasts a rich history of winemaking that dates back over 6,000 years. The island’s vineyards spread across diverse regions, each offering unique terroirs that contribute to the distinctiveness of Cypriot wines. Read More

Cyprus Smell and Aromas

The Smell of Cyprus

Symphony of Natural and Cultural Aromas

Cyprus, an island with a rich tapestry of history and culture, offers a sensory feast. The smell of Cyprus is a vibrant symphony of natural and cultural aromas that envelop visitors as soon as they step onto the island. Read More

Commandaria the King of Wines

Cyprus Commandaria Sweet Wine

Commandaria, a sweet dessert wine

Commandaria wine originating from Cyprus holds the distinction of being one of the oldest named wines still in production. It boasts a rich history dating back over 5,000 years, making it a true embodiment of tradition and legacy   Read More

Commandaria the King of Wines

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Commandaria, a Sweet Dessert Wine

Commandaria wine originating from Cyprus holds the distinction of being one of the oldest named wines still in production. It boasts a rich history dating back over 5,000 years, making it a true embodiment of tradition and legacy.

Commandaria, a sweet dessert wine, has a historical connection with King Richard the Lionheart. It is believed that during the Crusades, King Richard the Lionheart was so impressed by the Cypriot Commandaria wine that he dubbed it “the wine of kings and the king of wines.”  Read More

Karseras Family Winery

Karseras Family Winery

Karseras Family Winery is situated in the small picturesque village of Doros, in Limassol region, within the Commandaria region, just 25km from Limassol on the road to Platres. It is next to the 16th century church of Agios Epifanios. For the past 18 years, we have been specialising in producing Commandaria, “the world’s oldest named wine still in production”, a product of controlled origin. The winery is owned by the Community President of the village, Mr Panagiotis Karseras. The winery is producing 100 000 bottles annually. Half of which is produced for large winery ETKO.  The winery uses grapes from vine growers from Doros.

In 1998, Panayiotis Karseras, the village’s community president, his wife Lenia, and their four children refurbished the old winery. They recommenced the production of Commandaria, “the world’s oldest named wine still in production”, a product of controlled origin.

Our winery is the only independent family winery that specializes in Commandaria. We are open daily all year round for free wine tasting and tours around the winery.

The Role of Speeding Cameras in Cyprus

Cyprus Speed Cameras

Speed Cameras to Improve Road Safety

Speeding cameras, also known as speed cameras, are playing an increasingly important role in Cyprus to enforce speed limits and improve road safety. These automated devices are designed to capture photographic or video evidence of vehicles exceeding the speed limit at specific locations. The use of speeding cameras has sparked debate among the public, with some arguing that they are essential for reducing accidents and fatalities, while others believe they are merely a revenue-generating tool for the government.

 

Mobile Speed Camera

Kataklysmos Festival in Cyprus 2024

KATAKLYSMOS in Cyprus

A Variety of Events And Concerts on The Waterfront

Celebrated early June 50 days before Easter, Kataklysmos is one of the most anticipated holidays in Cyprus. This year Katakysmos is celebrated on 21 -24 of June It’s a unique festival with its origins tied to ancient Greek mythology and Christian traditions. The holiday involves a lot of water-related activities, music, dancing, and delicious local food.

The Flood Festival known as “Kataklysmos”, is a watery festival with an ancient historical background which represents the Old Testament tale of Noah’s Ark and the Greek myth of Deukalion. Read More

The Village Life of Cyprus

Life in Cyprus

If you are considering a move to a new country, Cyprus is a great place to be your potential new home. The country’s stunning Mediterranean island offers a high quality of life, a warm climate, and plenty of cultures to explore.

However, before packing your bags, it’s very important to know what living in Cyprus is actually like. This guide aims to give you a clear picture of what to expect living in Cyprus.                Read More

Cyprus Custome Vraka

Exploring the Rhythm and Passion. A Deep Dive into Cyprus folk dancing

Cyprus folk dancing is a vibrant and dynamic expression of the island’s rich cultural heritage, blending elements of tradition, rhythm, and passion. The traditional dances of Cyprus are rooted in the island’s history and reflect the diverse influences that have shaped its identity.  Read More

Bank

Banking in Cyprus

Since the the years of 2009 – 2013 economic crisis and subsequent EU bail out Cyprus’ Banking and Finance sector has been transformed.  Read More

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Investing in Property in Cyprus

By today’s standards the real estate market in Cyprus is very active with a good response from buyers in the field of buying both houses and apartments.  Read More

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Artefacts in Pyrgos, Limassol, Cyprus

Pyrgos is a picturesque village located in the Limassol district of Cyprus. This charming village is not only known for its beautiful surroundings and traditional architecture but also for the rich history and archaeological artefacts that have been discovered in the area.  Read More

The Ancient Water Mill of Pyrgos Limassol

The Medieval Water Mill in Pyrgos Limassol is a captivating glimpse into the past. This ancient structure is one of the medieval water mill which was constructed by the Cistercian monks who employed groundbreaking technology for that time. Read More

PANAGIA PYTGOTISSA CHURCH

Panagia Pyrgotissa

 Panagia Pyrgotissa is a historic church located in the village of Pyrgos Limassol in Cyprus. The church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and it is a significant religious and cultural landmark in the area.  Read More

Panagia Neroforousa

Panagia Neroforousa Pyrgos Limassol

Panagia Neroforousa is a beautiful and historic church located in the village of Pyrgos Limassol, Cyprus. This church is a significant religious and cultural landmark in the region, attracting visitors from all over the world.  Read More

Pyrgos Municipal Park

Pyrgos Limassol Municipal Park

It is situated at the entrance of the village, opposite the municipal offices of the Pyrgos.  Read More

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