Tag: Turkish Cypriot

Community
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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Number 10 praises British Turkish Cypriots’ achievements

aaNumber 10 has praised the achievements of Britain’s Turkish Cypriot community. In an unprecedented first, Downing Street has sent “warm wishes” and “congratulations to all the nominees and winners” at the Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations UK’s (CTCA UK) 2ndAwards Gala in a message on behalf of Prime Minister Boris Johnson after the group invited […]

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Cypriot MEP under fire for opening an office in North Cyprus

A CYPRUS MEP has followed through with his plans to open an office in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). The decision by Niyazi Kızılyürek, an MEP for the Greek Cypriot communist party Akel, was slammed by South Cyprus parties. The office, located on Muzaffer Paşa Caddesi, near the Ledra Palace crossing, was formally opened […]

Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs should “look beyond price” for the best insurance

Ender Yavaş Upton of Fairweather Insurance Services is reaching out to the Turkish community in Britain, both established entrepreneurs and those who have arrived more recently via the Ankara Agreement, to ensure they have the right insurance cover for their existing business or new venture. Fairweather Insurance, established 35 years ago, prides itself on finding […]

Community
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 […]

Entrepreneurs
“Denim king” British Turkish Cypriot businessman Şükrü Ahmed dies

On Saturday, 21 September, Turkish Cypriot businessman Şükrü Ahmed passed away in London aged 83 following a heart attack. He had been receiving treatment for an infection at Whipps Cross Hospital in the month leading up to his death. His family said they are “heartbroken” by this “huge loss” of Mr Ahmed, who was a […]

Cabaret
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 […]

Art
Hussein Chalayan puts spotlight on “isolated North Nicosia” as guest editor of Wallpaper* Magazine

The latest edition of Wallpaper* – the world’s leading publication for architecture, design, fashion, art and interiors – sees Hussein Chalayan MBE as one of two guest editors. The fashion designer uses the opportunity to put the spotlight on his hometown of northern Nicosia in Cyprus, which remains internationally isolated due to the ongoing dispute […]