Cypriot Diaspora – Apostolos Giannakas

Apostolos Giannakas (Απόστολος Γιάννακας) Today, I had the pleasure of being taken to a village called Koilani, in the Troodos mountains to meet a man called Apostolos Giannakas. He is exactly the type of person I am looking for to participate in my ‘Cypriot Diaspora’ videos. He left the village at 12 years old and went to Limassol to go to school then in 1955 aged … Continue reading Cypriot Diaspora – Apostolos Giannakas

A Replica Cypriot House

Watch full playlist here: This stunning replica of a Cypriot house was made by a talented lady called Dorothy Allen around 2001/3. It did immediately catch my eye as something special when I moved it to its new location on display at Lavdas Furniture, in Strovolos, Nicosia. However, it was not until I began to ask Dorothy about specific details that I realised just how … Continue reading A Replica Cypriot House