Category: Community

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New UK Turkish Cypriot community network group NOTCO launches

A new British Turkish Cypriot network has been formed to offer support to its five founding members, among them “two of the UK’s oldest and most active associations”, the Turkish Cypriot Community Association and the Turkish Community Football Federation. Called the Network Of Turkish Cypriot Organisations, or NOTCO for short, it sets out to “reinforce […]

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BTCA premieres its Nevcihan Oluşum “A Thousand Words” documentary – the story behind the iconic photo

The world premiere of the documentary ‘A Thousand Words; The Voice Behind the Image’ about Nevcihan Oluşum and her iconic photo took place online on Sunday, 20 December. The screening of the film by the British Turkish Cypriot Association (BTCA) occurred on the 57th anniversary of ‘Bloody Christmas’ – the start of the decade-long assault and […]

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Mehmet Veli ‘Kirlapo’: the original Cyprus rapper

The Mid Summer Ball (MSB) is one of the most famous club nights in modern Turkish Cypriot history, helping to bring a slice of the London underground to North Cyprus since 2004. Every summer, this mega event, attended by thousands of people, flies in dozens of leading House and Garage DJs and MCs to perform […]