Author: T-VINE

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North Cyprus qualifies for 2018 CONIFA World Cup finals in London

  On Sunday, the Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) announced details about its next major tournament: the 2018 CONIFA World Cup. The Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) is among the 16 nations to have qualified for the finals, which will be played in the British capital next year. The 2018 World Football Cup […]

Culture
10 good reasons to help save the London Turkish Film Festival

  Last month, the long-running London Turkish Film Festival announced it was turning to crowd-funding to help keep it going. So far the campaign has raised just under £1,500. As we enter the last week of the fundraising campaign, we give our readers ten good reasons to support this important festival. 1) LTFF programming puts spotlight […]

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Celebrating Kurban Bayramı / the Feast of Sacrifice
 

  Today, Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, or Kurban Bayramı as we say in Turkish. It is an important religious holiday, which in Muslim-majority states such as Turkey will mean a public holiday that runs until 4 September. Eid al-Adha is a time when many will undertake a holy pilgrimage (hajj or ‘hac’ […]

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Father dies a day after son passes away
 

  A family in North Cyprus are facing double heartache after losing Cem Besim Özgöker and his father Besim within 24 hours of each other. On Wednesday 30 August, the family were plunged into grief after 49-year-old Cem Özgöker died in Ankara. The well-known and liked worker from Mağusa Harbour had gone to Turkey for […]

Entrepreneurs
Have you booked your place to South East Property Expo 2017?

  The South East Property Expo is the region’s must-attend event for buyers, sellers, landlords and investors. Organised by local law firm Thackray Williams Solicitors, this free one-day show brings together property experts and trusted suppliers to provide help and assistance to those with an interest in all things property. Taking place in October, the South […]

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Turkish Cypriot actor Arman Mantella set to appear in Eastenders

  Rising star Arman Mantella from North London has bagged himself a small role on Eastenders. The episode will be screened in early September. There are currently no details about Arman’s part, and whether it is a one-off appearance or has the prospect of being turned into a regular character. The actor told T-VINE: “Although it’s […]

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Political “legend of Green Lanes” Nilgün Canver dies aged 59

  The British Turkish community is in mourning today following the sad news that one of its most popular personalities has died. Nilgün Canver passed away at University College Hospital in London late last night following a short battle with cancer. One of the first British Turks to take up a political post, Canver paved […]