Category Archives: Entertainment

CYPRUS: Hollywood producers eye famous Paphos locations

Hollywood movie makers have taken a keen interest in Paphos as producers and their representatives met with the town’s Mayor in an effort to explore possibilities of filming at some of the resort’s famous landmarks.

Producers visiting Paphos Mayor Phedon …

CINEMA: ‘Olympia’ to feature at Limassol docfest

A feature documentary on Olympia Dukakis will be one of the highlights of this year’s week-long 14th Limassol International Documentary Festival featuring 21 productions that opens at the Evagoras Lanitis Centre on Thursday.

The feature-length ‘Olympia’, that has been labelled …

Turkey Dismisses EU Sanctions, as Tensions Escalate over Cyprus

Turkey’s dismissal of recently imposed European Union sanctions as “valueless” puts the country on a collision course with the EU. Ankara believes it has the upper hand over Brussels in an escalating dispute over energy rights on Cyprus.

Turkey and …

Cypriot author awarded Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Cypriot author Constantia Soteriou’s Death Customs was awarded the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, it was announced on Tuesday evening, in Quebec.

According to a press release published at the international competition’s website ‘Death Customs’, was translated from Greek into English …

Contest for funding of Short Fiction Film Productions by the South Eastern European Cinema Network (SEE)

The Ministry of Education and Culture announces that the South Eastern European Cinema Network (SEE) launches a contest between its member-states for the funding of Proposals for Short Fiction Films.

According to an official announcement issued here today by the …

CYPRUS: Jiu Jitsu is make-or-break film for Olivewood project

A Hollywood film starring Oscar-winner Nicolas Cage to be entirely filmed in Cyprus is seen as a test case for whether the island can become a destination for world-class cinema productions.

With Cage sprinkling some Hollywood stardust on Cyprus, the …