The Centre of Visual Arts & Research Nicosia starts
With: ‘What the Ancient Cypriots Ate’
By Heidi Trautmann
In the meantime most of the Cypriots and foreign
residents in the Northern part of the island will be aware of the opening of
the exciting bicommunal CVAR based on the Rita Severis Foundation.
Besides showcasing Cypriot art and culture in the
elegantly and logically structured building of a museum and inviting for
research in the well equipped sections for research with thousands of books, it
is the endeavour of the CVAR board to stir up and bring to the surface the
richness of Cypriot culture which includes also contemporary works and
There was the fantastic idea of bringing to life the
old Ermou Street which runs along the border line and where the CVAR is
situated, that was end of December.
Now they had initiated to organise an Turkish Cypriot
presentation of food in their Museum Café Balthazar, I announced the event on
my website on the 16th of January, and now I have just coming in the ....
....invitation of a lecture on the ancient Cypriot food on February 05 at 19.30 by Demetrius Michaelides,
Emeritus Professor of the University of Cyprus.
In my opinion, it is a very sensible way of showing
the common properties of Turkish and Greek Cypriots instead of insisting on showing and insisting on their