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Invitation to the screening of the documentary “On the footsteps of the Venetian: traces of Venice in Cyprus"

Date:

11/14/2016


Invitation to the screening of  the documentary “On the footsteps of the Venetian: traces of Venice in Cyprus

PRESS RELEASE

Celebrating the Venetian heritage in Cyprus

Thursday 24 November 2016, at 6.30 PM at the Nicosia Municipal Multipurpose Center (Nikiforou Foka 40, 1016 Nicosia – near Famagusta Gate), the Italian Embassy, in partnership with the Rotary Clubs of Nicosia-Aspelia and Nicosia-Ledra, will screen the premiere of the newly filmed documentary “On the footsteps of the Venetian: traces of Venice in Cyprus”, commissioned by the Province of Rovigo, with the support of the Veneto Region.

The 30 minute film, in Italian with English subtitles, is focused on the centuries-old ties between Cyprus and Venice, the Venetian walls of Nicosia and the current division of the Cypriot capital. It features interviews with writer Lina Ellina and Cypriot architects George Tsangaritis (Nicosia Masterplan), Nayia Savvides, Christis Loizides, Konstantinos Maratheftis and Zenon Sierepeklis.

The event, which will be opened by the Italian Ambassador, H.E. Guido Cerboni, and the President of the Province of Rovigo, Mr. Marco Trombini, is organized in the context of the “1st Week of Italian Cuisine in the World”, and will also include wines and finger food from the Veneto Region.


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