Anna Ioannidou

Anna Ioannidou

The Holy Light is arriving from Jerusalem to the old Larnaka Airport this Saturday

The Holy Light, the uttermost tradition for Orthodox people, is expected to arrive from Jerusalem to the old Larnaca airport on Saturday and from there it will travel all around the island’s churches. It has been reported that the Holy Fire will be transported to over 100 municipalities and villages in Cyprus For Orthodoz, this light is thought to be a miracle that occurs each year at the Church o...

Cyprus Airways is back – First route has just been announced

Charlie Airlines, who has the rights of Cyprus Airways trademarks, managed to get the 2 necessary licenses in order to be able to start running its flight program within the next months.  It has been announced that Cyprus Airways has scheduled mainly charter flights in four nearby tourist destinations by the end of June until mid-September. The very first route will be once a week from Larnaca to ...

Cyprus goes green for Ireland

By Leila Thanopoulos St Patrick’s day is a celebration of Irish conversion to Christianity that has become an iconic trend around the globe. For the third year running, the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, will have its town hall lit up green this evening. If you’re looking down at the world from above, you’ll notice major cities like Sydney, New York, and Paris will also light up the...

Cypriot hospitality welcomes you, each and every visit

By Leila Thanopoulos A story of the warm-hearted people in Cyprus I still remember the first time I visited Cyprus. I didn’t realise there was such a thing as entering a fully heated oven until I walked outside of the airport. There I was, with a suitcase bigger than my body in one hand, and a bottle of water in the other. I was told to wait outside for the bus, however, I wasn’t told ...

Ouzomezedopoleion

Amazing news: Cyprus made it in the list of  “52 Places to Go in 2017” as these are featured on New York Times. We are happy to the Number 21 on the list with the top 52 suggestions with top destinations for 2017. More specifically, the New York Times wrote: “A cultural and culinary renewal on a Mediterranean island. The Cypriot city of Paphos has prepared a slew of events for it...

The Ultimate Cypriot Cocktail for 2016!

By Stavros Poyiadjis Cocktails contain one or more types of liqueur , juice, fruit, sauce, honey, spices, or other flavours. Cocktails may vary in their ingredients from bartender to bartender, and from region to region. Two creations may have the same name but taste very differently because of variations in the making process. This cocktail is a great blend of Greek and Cypriot products. The basi...

Don’t Miss Out: The Out-Site Festival in Limassol

From the 22nd – 30th July 2016 in Limassol, the Out-Site Festival, organized by Cyprus New Movement dance groups, will take place.   A specific and unique festival is coming to give people the experience of new and fresh ideas in choreographies. The idea behind this project is that the dancer creates the choreography in comparison with the environment. Their aim is to make Cyprus a dest...

Breaking News: Three Million Tourists Expected This Year

Breaking news people! According to the Minister of Chamber, Commerce and Tourism Giorgos Lakkotrypis, this year the number of tourists to visit our island is expected to reach nearly three million people! “The calculations we have at this moment is that we will come close to three million tourists in 2016, barring the unexpected,” the minister told reporters after his meet-and-greet with the new m...

Don’t Miss Out Xarkis Festival!

Xarkis Festival will take place once again this year in the picturesque village of Lofou in the district of Limassol. For the fourth consecutive year, this is one of the long awaited summer happenings! The week of actions will take place between July 4-10 2016. Xarkis Festival has set the following goals for this year: The cultivation of a culture of collective action and qualitative collaboration...

Summer at Jimmy’s Kitchen. You have to try this!

Jimmy’s Kitchen in Engomi, Nicosia has opened its gates for exquisite summer tastes. The tables are out, the balconies are open and a brand new “summer-ish” menu is ready to awaken all your senses and please you. The new menu contains improved refreshing seasonal salads such as watermelon salad, served with Greek feta cheese and rocket and also the very cool Crete salad with traditional Cretan dac...

1st prize for the art project “Immigrants”, in the 2016 Saatchi Gallery/Deutsche Bank Art Prize in London

By Anna Ioannidou, CEO of Heart Cyprus Amazing news! The art project about the refugee drama, entitled “Immigrants”, has finally won the 1st prize in the 2016 Saatchi Gallery / Deutsche Bank Art Prize in London. The project has been selected by the Saatchi Gallery in London among 20 finalists (from a list of 22,000 projects) who have also exposed their projects at the British metropoli...

Cypriot students’ amazing art project “Immigrants”, selected by the Saatchi Gallery in London

By Anna Ioannidou, CEO of Heart Cyprus This is so touching news. An art teacher in Limassol together with her students, have created an amazing project that revolves around the refugee drama, the crisis of values ​​that we all experience nowadays and the desire of these people to stay alive!. and the desire to sail. The project included 30 children of St. Luke School at Colossi, Limassol – 8...