Tag: Dr Fazıl Küçük

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Turkish Cypriot leader Küçük to be ‘immortalised’ on souvenir banknote

Dr Fazıl Küçük, who led the Turkish Cypriot people’s struggle for existence in the mid-20th century, will be featured on a special “euro” banknote, it has been announced. The face of the late leader will appear on a limited edition souvenir banknote printed by a company in Turkey, which recently produced notes featuring Mustafa Kemal […]

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Mixed fortunes for host TRNC as 19 nations compete at the 18th International Dr. Fazıl Küçük Sports Games

North Cyprus has successfully hosted another international sporting event. 431 sportsmen and women from 19 countries took part in the 18th International Dr Fazıl Küçük Sports Games, which ran from 10-28 October 2018. Prime Minister Tufan Erhürman welcomed the athletes at the official opening ceremony at the Acapulco Hotel televised live on BRT 1. Alongside those […]

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Profile: Dr. Fazıl Küçük Turkish School, Catford
 

  If you live in southeast London and are looking for a place where your child can learn Turkish, and explore their cultural heritage through art, dance and theatre, look no further than Dr. Fazıl Küçük Turkish School. Established in 1984 and named after the founding father of Turkish Cypriot nationhood, Dr. Fazıl Küçük is […]

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How we celebrated 23 Nisan Children’s Day around the world

Last weekend, Turks around the world celebrated 23 Nisan (April) – Children’s Day. The day was initially established in 1923 as National Sovereignty Day to commemorate the country’s move from Sultanate rule to Parliamentary governance in the newly created Republic of Turkey. Four years later, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk gifted this public holiday to children around the world. […]

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Turkish Cypriots disrespect memory of Dr Fazıl Küçük

Turkish Cypriots have been criticised for showing a due lack of care to the memory of Dr Fazıl Küçük on the 30th anniversary of his passing. On January 15, the TRNC government led the annual memorial service to Dr Küçük, who dedicated his life to championing Turkish Cypriot rights. The day started with a service […]