Old Archbishopric Palace Nicosia The Society of Cypriot Studies and the Embassy of Germany in Cyprus present the exhibition “CYPRUS – GERMANY - 800 years of history and culture” at the Old Archbishopric Palace (Cyprus Folk Art Museum) Nicosia.
Centerpieces of this exhibition will be metal bowls, which have been in use in Cypriot churches since the Middle Ages and which had been imported from the region of Nuremberg (Germany), the then center of metal luxury goods. The presented objects – some are being shown in public for the very first time – have been collected from churches, museums and private collections from all around Cyprus.
This exposition is part of the official cultural program of the Cypriot EU-presidency.
The opening will be on Tuesday, 4th December 2012 at 7.00 pm in the presence of the Foreign Minister of Cyprus, the Archbishop, the German Ambassador and other personalities. A reception will follow (by invitation).