Tag: Turkish Cypriot

Justice for Turkish Cypriots: Embargoed! Secret Chalk Walk and Greek Embassy Protest in London this Saturday

Respected human rights group Embargoed! is holding a ‘Secret Chalk Walk Protest’ in central London on Saturday afternoon, 15 July, to draw attention to the plight of Turkish Cypriots and their internationally isolated homeland of North Cyprus. Posting on social media, Embargoed!’s new chairperson Azize Solman described the peaceful creative action as an “unforgettable and […]

Turkish Cypriot Cultural Festival 2023: everything you need to know

This Sunday, North London will see one of its largest community events take place as the Turkish Cypriots from across the capital and beyond come together for a one-day cultural festival at Enfield Playing Fields on Donkey Lane. Around 25,000 people are expected to attend the festival, which will include live music, folk dancing, DJs, […]

Singer TruBlue’s South London ‘Cypriot Delight’ launch party to raise funds for Turkish earthquake relief

British-born Turkish Cypriot TruBlue’s pioneering Turkish-Garage fusion sound has been getting airplay on national and dance music radio for the past few years. Her infectious tracks ‘Like That’ and ‘Crazy Love’ have been on playlists for the likes of BBC1 Extra, Kiss FM, and Heart, and Reprezent Radio. The bi-lingual singer-songwriter from Hackney is now […]

Kenan Nafi is the new President of the Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations

The UK’s biggest umbrella body for Turkish Cypriots, the Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations UK (CTCA), has a new head. Kenan Nafi’s candidacy was unopposed and he was formally elected President of the voluntary managed organisation at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday, 14 May. Nafi will serve a two-year term as President. He […]