Tag: Turkish Cypriot

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Leyla Kazim to make debut appearance as food critic on BBC’s MasterChef

Food presenter and writer Leyla Kazim has announced she is to appear on BBC One’s hit cooking show MasterChef as a food critic in the episode airing on Friday, 11 November 2022. Posting on her social media page, The Cutlery Chronicles, Leyla wrote, “There’s a new MasterChef UK critic in town”, adding that she will […]

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Turkish Cypriots to lay wreaths in tribute to their fallen at four Remembrance Sunday services

For years, Turkish Cypriots who fought, served and died for Britain have been ignored in the annual Remembrance Day services, but not anymore. Last year, after extensive campaigning by T-VINE Magazine, this small nation finally participated in remembrance services to commemorate the contribution of Turkish Cypriots to Britain during times of conflict. Wreaths were laid […]

Community
November networking opportunity for British Turkish Cypriot professionals

The BTCP (British Turkish Cypriot Professionals) are back with their first function since the coronavirus pandemic, promising “another fun-packed evening, where you can meet like-minded professionals while enjoying a welcome drink on arrival and a fabulous 2-course meal.” The event returns to French eatery La Petite Auberge, which is located in Cockfosters at the most […]

Guest Views
The dangers of identifying as “Turkish-speaking Cypriot”

The identity of Turkish Cypriots is complex and multi-faceted, and it is often at the epicentre of the Cyprus Problem. Social media platform the Young Turkish Cypriots (Y.T.C) has recently given its two cents worth on the issue, with several posts dedicated to the importance of our unique identity and the dangers of portraying ourselves […]

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North Cyprus announced as hosts of CONIFA European Football Cup 2023

The Turkish Republic of North Cyprus will host next year’s CONIFA European Championship. Twelve teams from politically non-recognised nations and territories in Europe will compete for the right to lift the trophy. The tournament is being organised by the Confederation of Independent Football Associations, or CONIFA for short. It serves as an alternative to FIFA, […]

Cabaret
See Turkish musical comedy ‘Elmanın Öteki Yarısı’ at Edmonton’s Millfield Theatre

Turkish Cypriot thespian Osman Balıkçıoğlu has made it his life’s mission to spread Turkish Cypriot culture to the younger generations and others interested in the heritage of his ethnic homeland. The Lefkoşa-born, London-based veteran actor and playwright’s career spans over 60 years. During this time, he has taken to the stage, and appeared on television […]

Art
Colour, culture and wellbeing: interview with Turkish Cypriot artist Ayten Nightingale ahead of her new solo exhibition

If you’re looking to discover and support Turkish creative talent outside of London, then head to theUrban Arts Studio in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, where works by painter and tapestry weaver Ayten Nightingale are currently on display as a group exhibition. From September, even more of Nightingale’s art works will be on show at the […]