Category: Community

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Britain’s finest Turkish Cypriots honoured at 2nd CTCA Awards

Last Saturday, 12 October, Britain’s Turkish Cypriots celebrated the leading lights of the community at a special gala dinner in Central London. Three hundred guests attended the event, at the Royal National Hotel in Bloomsbury, to learn about the community’s high achievers in a variety of fields including community work, philanthropy, the arts, activism, business, […]

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Public to decide Best UK Turkish Cypriot Community Activists

The Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations in Britain (CTCA UK) – the UK’s largest umbrella group for Turkish Cypriots – has launched an online public vote to decide who the People’s Choice Best Community Activist Awards of 2019 go to. The British Turkish Cypriot community is invited to choose two candidates – one male and […]

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Star of Turkishisms Eray Galip to present CTCA Gala Awards

The Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations in Britain (CTCA UK) has reveal the entertainment line-up for its 2nd Gala Awards night on Saturday 12 October. Social media celebrity Eray Galip will host the event, with live performances from legendary singer Osman Kelebek, Emrah Tak and band, and an Elvis impersonator. Taking place at the Royal […]

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Two legends – Selda Bağcan and Moğollar – to headline 30th Day-Mer Festival

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Day-Mer’s work supporting Turkish and Kurdish communities in Britain remains as valid as ever. It’s also the organiser of the UK’s oldest Turkish festival. This year’s festival promises to be the biggest yet, with two icons of Turkish music headlining: psychedelic folk singer Selda Bağcan and Anatolian rock legends Moğollar. […]

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Turkish Cypriot Cultural Festival 2019: “Bigger and better”

On Sunday, 30 June 2019, the third annual celebration of Turkish Cypriot culture will take place on Enfield Playing Fields, located on the aptly named Donkey Lane (Karpaz’s wild donkeys are the national animal of North Cyprus). Weather permitting, some 30,000 people are expected to pass through the gates of this family-friendly event. Ayşe Osman, […]