Europe Day 2017 Celebrated in Famagusta!
Europe Day 2017 was celebrated with enthusiasm during the event organised by the European Commission on 10 June at Namık Kemal Square, Famagusta with the theme of “United in Diversity”. The opening speeches of the event were made by Mr.George Markopouliotis and Mr.İsmail Arter. The visitors had the opportunity to experience the original tastes at the various EU Member States stands such as France and Netherlands. They also had the chance to get information at the stands of EU-funded projects about the role of the EU in the Turkish Cypriot community's development. In addition to the Acoustic 4, Papageorgio String Quartet, Sublife, DAÜ-SEM Ada Işığı Children’s Choir and Eda Bingöl Orchestra concerts, The Karpaz Community Folkdance and Choir Group and GMB Folfdance Group performed folk dances and songs. Furthermore, little visitors had amusing time at the puppet corner, science corner, painting corner and face painting activities. Celebrated in 28 European countries by more than 500 million European citizens, Europe Day 2017 was celebrated in Famagusta for the first time this year after the celebrations held in Nicosia on 20 May.