Media and Press

01/02/2018

The Walled City of Famagusta: A Compendium of Preservation Studies, 2008-2012

by WORLD MONUMENTS FUND

This publication contains three reports on studies undertaken on behalf of World Monuments Fund since the Walled City of Famagusta, an intact fortified town on the east coast of the island of Cyprus, was included on the World Monuments Watch in 2008 and 2010. The volume contains proposals for balancing heritage preservation, economic development, urban design, and social sustainability goals within the Walled City, and also brief assessments of conditions for some of Famagusta’s most remarkable structures and their surviving wall paintings.

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13/09/2015

Organisers say 3,500 attended Hippolytus performance at Salamis

by CYPRUS MAIL

The Cyprus Theatre Organisation’s (THOC) performance of Hippolytus by Euripides at ancient Salamis in the north at the weekend was a huge success and was attended by over 3,000 people, organisers told the Cyprus News Agency.

Hippolytus was performed on Friday night in Greek, with English and Turkish subtitles. It was organised in collaboration with the Famagusta Walled City Association (MASDER) and was under the auspices of the Bi-communal Technical Committee on Culture.

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02/07/2015

Design Courses from EMU Architecture Faculty in Bandabulya, Castle.

by CYPRUSUNI.COM

Chair of the Famagusta Walled City Association Rifat Yalınç stated that they are ready to host any kind of activity that would bring positive outcomes for the Walled City and expressed his belief that students of EMU Architecture Faculty will be more creative and interact positively when they design in a venue with historical qualities. Yalınç added that the collaboration of Famagusta Municipality and Eastern Mediterranean University in this respect will definitely yield positive outcomes.

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25/04/2015

Series of upcoming events sets festival season in motion

by NEW CYPRUS MAGAZINE

Festival season is getting in to full swing, with events lined up across the country to showcase local culture and traditions over the next two weeks.
Next Saturday, May 2, sees the Famagusta Walled City Association stage its Seventh Children’s Festival in the walled city of Gazi Magusa between 10am and 6pm. The day will include dance shows and musical entertainment, face-painting for children, pony rides and a range of fun activities.

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27/01/2015

Serdar Atai: “My dream is to see Famagusta Walled City as a UNESCO Site”

by UNDP

In the last few months, a local team in Famagusta has been creating good kind of trouble. Today, we’re talking to Serdar, one of the team members of Renewal, about the work they are doing there and his dreams about the region for the future.

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15/01/2014

Nearly 100 Participants to Launch the Famagusta Ecocity Project

by GREEK REPORTER - A. Makris

Close to 100 participants will take part in the five-day Famagusta Ecocity Project Design Studio launching tomorrow to draft a range of design proposals for turning the ghost town of Varosha and the wider Famagusta area into a model reunited ecocity, fit for the 21st century.

On Sunday morning the design teams will work within the Walled City at the MASDER building, and on Monday at 2pm the students and team members will return back inside the Walled City where the student-led design teams will make their presentations at a public discussion inside the beautiful building of St Peter & Paul (Bugday Cami).

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27/07/2010

Expeditio visited by the delegation from Famagusta Walled City from Cyprus

by EXPEDITIO

On 26 July 2010, representatives of this associatin visited our organization within their study tour through Montenegro and Croatia. The aim of their visit was to become acquinted with the examples of good practices in the field of cultural heritage in these two countries.

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10/04/2010

Second Annual Children's Festival Attracts Thousands

by EMBASSY OF UNITED STATES

With support from USAID, the newly created "Famagusta Walled City Association" made up of local leaders, residents and business people organized its second annual Children's Festival on April 10. Over 5,000 people spent the day touring, shopping and walking in the open air museum that is historic Famagusta. The festival was one of the many activities planned to increase appreciation for the cultural assets of the City and to improve conditions for residents and visitors.

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