POETRY & ART ABOUT RUNNING!

Check out this collaboration between two avid runners, a poet and a visual artist, about their experiences, contemplations and perceptions while running. Truly fascinating!

https://cyprusinfocus.org/gallery/pola-hadjipapa/

THE ART OF RUNNING

THE ART OF RUNNING

Poetry & Illustrations

Check out the poetry of Sophocles Sophocleous with Illustrations by Eleni Lambrou at https://cyprusinfocus.org/eleni-lambrou

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Check out the caricatures of Giorgos Mavrogenis in the Gallery

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“POETRY IN POETRY” ANTHOLOGY PRESENTATIONS

POETRY IN POETRY” ANTHOLOGY PRESENTATIONS

On January 30th and 31st presentations were held in Nicosia and Limassol respectively of the monumental anthology published by the Cyprus PEN Centre “Poetry in Poetry.” 

The volume was edited by the poet, prose writer, anthologist, and general secretary of the Cyprus PEN, Mona Savvidou-Theodoulou.

In his address at the event on January 30th in Nicosia, the president of the Cyprus PEN, Mr. Panos Ioannides, said inter alia:

“The anthology, which we are presenting here tonight, is the product of love, knowledge and labour. 

It is the product of the life-long love of literature, and especially of poetry, of the distinguished poet, prose writer, anthologist and educator, Mona Savvidou Theodoulou. 

It is a product of a profound and comprehensive knowledge of Cypriot literature. 

Finally, it is the product of many years of reasearching, locating and gathering the enormous amount of material on the topic of poetry that Cypriot poets have produced.” 

 

CYPRUS STATE PRIZES FOR LITERATURE 2013

The award ceremony of the State Prizes of Literature for 2013 was held on January 10, 2014, at Casteliotissa Hall. 

The prizes were awarded as follows:

Poetry: Efrosyne Manda-Lazarou for Noah in the City, (Planodion Publications)

Novel: Panos Ioannides for his book Koazinos (Armida Publications)

Short story/novella: Marios Michaelides for The Interrogator (Gavrielides Publications)

Essay/study: Savvas Pavlou for There at the umbrellas… Rainproof kai evilproof texts about Cyprus.

Literature for young children: Marina Michaelidou-Kadi for Nicholas and Elli (Parga Publications)

Literature for older children and adolescents: Andri Antoniou for the work Peladomagnitis (Psychoyios Publications)

Illustration of a book for children/youTH: Sandra Eleftheriou for the illustration of the book Wheat (Livanis Publications)

 

“AMERICA ’62: DE PROFUNDIS” IN TURKISH

 

Panos Ioannides’ novel AMERICA ’62: DE PROFUNDIS (Armida 2008), which was published in 2010 in a German translation by the publishing house Verlag auf dem Ruffel, was also recently published in Turkey in a translation by Lale Alatli.

The translation of the book into Turkish, as well as the previous one into German, was sponsored in part by the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus and published by OPM & RUFFEL.

A joint presentation of these two foreign language editions by the translators and  publishers will take place on May 14th in Nicosia. The Union of the Writers of Cyprus, the PEN Cyprus Centre, and the Union of Turkish Cypriot Writers will cooperate in the organisation of the event, which will be held at the Goethe Institute.

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TWO NEW “LITERARY PROFILES”

Two more volumes have been recently added to the existing 55 in the Cyprus PEN’s Literary Profiles series. They are dedicated to the novelist Ivi Meleagrou and to the poet Lefkios Zafiriou.

The literary profile of Ivi Meleagrou, the 56th of the series, was written and edited by the well-known researcher, critic, editor and historian of Cypriot literature, Leontios Papaleontiou.

The literary profile of the poet and prose writer Lefkios Zafiriou, the 57th of the series, was written by Costas Nikolaides, philologist and regular collaborator of the Cyprus PEN Centre. In the issue at hand we feature a selection of poems by Lefkios Zafiriou taken from his Literary Profile.

 

A Truly Unmissable Look at Cyprus of the 1920s and 1950s! Complete with Illustrations.

A Truly Unmissable Look at Cyprus of the 1920s and 1950s! Complete with Illustrations.

GLADYS PETO-ATHENA TARSOULI: DETAILS OF CYPRUS
by Eleni Antoniadou

A fascinating, humorous and intriguing look at the Cyprus of the 1920s and of the 1950s through of the eyes and art of two women visitors to the island, one English and one Greek…

https://cyprusinfocus.org/gladys-peto-athena-tarsouli-details-of-cyprus/

Check out the work of Andreas Karayan on In Focus

Check out the work of Andreas Karayan on In Focus

MARCH 14 “IN FOCUS” IS OUT!