Tag: Turkish Cypriot

New exhibition ‘Living-Fading’ at Karavil Gallery in London

Two contemporary artists – Iranian Azadeh Ghotbi and Turkish Cypriot jewellery-maker and sculptress Aida Bergsen – have combined their artistry to showcase the inherent beauty and wonder of nature’s cycle of life. The exhibition titled Living – Fading represents the artists’ perceptions of aesthetic elements from nature. Each uses different methods and mediums to magnify […]

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Pioneering Turkish Cypriot medic receives award in Dubai

A doctor based at Near East University Hospital in Lefkoşa has been given the Young Researcher Award at the 11th International Healthcare and Biological Research Conference (IHBRC) following her innovative approach to microsurgery. Dr Ülvan Özad’s MicroNEU device offers an ethical solution to teaching medicine as it removes the need for learning using live animals. […]

Mother’s cancer battle propels Mazlum Kortas into acting

Mazlum Kortas mixes with the celebs and has done stunts for various films. The Gods are Playing Ninepins was his first proper acting job and after the show, he told T-VINE’s İpek Özerim what inspired him to get into this competitive field. How old are you and where do you live in London? I’m 28, […]

TV & Radio
Selin Kiazim on today’s episode of Saturday Kitchen on BBC1

A Turkish Cypriot chef will be appearing on BBC 1’s weekly food show Saturday Kitchen this morning. Selin Kiazim, tipped as “one of London’s hottest up-and-coming chefs”, will be appearing alongside programme host James Martin, fellow top chef Bryn Williams and an as yet unrevealed celebrity guest. The show starts at 10am. The long-running weekend […]

Grup SOS live in London for the first time with special guest Arif Edizer

Two of North Cyprus’ best loved artists will be performing in a special double-bill at Cyprus Garden in East London. On Sunday 20 March, veteran rockers Grup SOS will make their debut appearance in Britain, taking to the stage with folk-rock singer Arif Edizer in what is sure to be a sell-out concert. Both Grup […]

Dr. Tözün İsa, my friend

I heard the bad news on a cold November night. 17th November 2015 to be exact. Two friends had gone to see him at Croydon Hospital. They rang to tell me in floods of tears that we had lost him. I had visited him a few days before, and was planning to go and see […]

Celebrating the life of Dr. Tözün İsa, 7/09/1956 – 17/11/2015

Next Saturday, London’s Turkish community will honour the life and work of Dr. Tözün İsa, who sadly passed away in November aged 59 following his battle with cancer. Organised by the Turkish Language Education Consortium, community members are invited to attend the memorial night, which is being held at Dr Fazıl Küçük Turkish School. The […]

UK premiere of Talat Gökdemir’s Haftasonu / Weekend

Turkish Cypriot filmmaker Talat Gökdemir brings a visual flavour of North Cyprus to London next week. Supported by the TRNC London Representative Office, the young director will debut his new short drama Haftasonu/Weekend at the Yunus Emre Cultural Institute on Thursday. Written and directed by Gökdemir, the film was shot over the course of eight […]