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''Cyprus in Paris'' cultural events held at UNESCO headquarters
2006-06-15 10:41:44

Nicosia, Jun 14 - A series of cultural events are being organized at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris from 6 -26 June 2006.

The aim of the events is to promote culture and Cypriot artists at the UNESCO headquarters and Paris in general. They are being held on the occasion of Cyprus' recent ratification of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Already, a concert was held on 6 June by Cypriot singer Alkinoοs Ioannides and violinist Miltiades Papastamou, at the UNESCO amphitheatre while from 15-26 works by Theodoulos Gregoriou will be presented at the UNESCO building as well as an exhibition by Philippe Delord which will be opened on 16 June by the UNESCO General Secretary in the presence of First Lady Fotini Papadopoulou.

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