Category Archives: Entertainment

CYPRUS: Olivewood needs investment to be like Hollywood

Cyprus’ attempt to become a destination for world-class cinema has kicked-off with two productions with a Hollywood influence, but the island has to heavily invest if it wants to see its film industry grow.

Oscar-winner Nicolas Cage and fellow star …

CNA News – CNA – Evie Mitsidou Phillips – Cyprus/NICOSIA 02/08/2019 13:34

President convenes meeting with political party leaders on August 5

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will convene a political party leaders council on Monday August 5 ahead of an informal meeting he is set to have with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa …

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 …