Cyprus Mail: Sharing the secrets and treasures of Famagusta. “The Famagusta New Museum (FNM) project, created by the Pierides Foundation and the community space KP10, is based around the online museum, which acts as a kind of lost and found platform; a repository where people who lived in and have memories from Famagusta will be able to upload photographs and materials to share with the wider public.” I did not know about the “ghost town” of Famagusta in Cyprus. Business Insider has an overview here.
Reuters: Cyprus COVID-19 cases hit record on Omicron. ” Cyprus registered a record high 5,048 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday in a surge largely blamed on the Omicron variant spreading throughout Europe. The island reported 3,851 new cases on Thursday, up from fewer than 2,000 cases at the start of the week.”
Cyprus Mail: Database set up of Cypriot Artists living abroad. “A new platform has gone live featuring Cypriot artists, curators and art historians under the age of 40 who live and work abroad. Launched by the Lefteris Economou Cultural Foundation, interartcy is a digital archive of young creatives and it aims to promote, support, and project cultural creativity through various forms of artistic expression.”