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

Cypriot Diaspora

An introduction to my new series of videos titled ‘Cypriot Diaspora’ Tales from Cypriots Abroad. I’m hoping to give people who migrated or were born or raised outside of Cyprus the opportunity to tell their story, their feelings about their lives and their feelings about Cyprus. For many people, especially those who have left behind them poverty, or civil unrest in Cyprus, the prospect of a new life … Continue reading Cypriot Diaspora