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Festival date clash ‘disaster’ averted as row exposes rifts within Turkish Cypriot UK community

Competing plans to hold separate June festivals celebrating Turkish Cypriot culture on the same day in north London have been averted after one of the camps decided to postpone its event by a week. In a surprise move, the UK-based Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations (CTCA), an umbrella organisation representing nearly 30 non-governmental organisations, announced […]

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Date for 2nd Turkish Cypriot Cultural Festival in London is confirmed

  Last summer, the UK’s first major Turkish Cypriot Cultural Festival took place and it was epic! Over 20,000 people attended the event at Chingford Rugby Club – a superb day out for all the family, with many people running into relatives and friends they had not seen for years. This year the organisers, the […]

Exhibitions
One-day V&A exhibition charting 100 Years of Turkish Cypriot Migration to the UK

  The Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations in Britain (CTCA UK) continues to celebrate the community’s centenary year in Britain with a special event at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in South Kensington on Saturday, 9 December. Film, a photography exhibition and Turkish Cypriot folk dancing all form part of this one-day extravaganza at […]

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Touker Suleyman, Selin Kiazim and Kem Cetinay among the winners at Turkish Cypriot 2017 awards gala

  The Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations in Britain (CTCA UK) has scored its second big success of the year. After hosting a huge outdoor cultural festival in June that attracted 20,000 people, on Sunday night the national body representing the UK’s 300,000 Turkish Cypriots held the community’s first ever awards event to celebrate its high […]

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“Alarm and dismay” over silence on new Ercan regulations

  Since June 1st, passengers flying Pegasus between North Cyprus and the UK have been forced to undergo a new security regime that requires them to get off the plane and be re-screened in Turkey. The new measures have been forced on Cyprus’ largest tourist carrier by UK authorities concerned about a growing range of security […]

Community
Save the date for first ‘Turkish Cypriot Cultural Festival’ in June

  The Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations UK (CTCA UK), or KONSEY as it is more commonly known, is gearing up to one of its biggest ever events this summer. On Sunday 25 June, they will be hosting the Turkish Cypriot Cultural Festival at the Chingford Rugby Club in East London. This all-day event promises […]