Vox Pop on BRT Television 22/10/17 with entertainer Dominic Holmes

By Engin Dervişağa……..

For this Vox Pop show, I went along with my camera crew to Al Shaheen Restaurant in Karakum where I met up with entertainer Dominic Holmes who has been living in Northern Cyprus for around 1 year.

At the age of 7 Dominic moved with his parents to Hong Kong. and started to learn to play the guitar and his interest in music has continued over the years and he became an entertainer and played in a number of bands and on moving to North Cyprus, he  has become a registered entertainer and now can be seen at many venues where he performs the best of Rock, Pop and Country music. Continue reading

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Vox Pop on BRT Television 15/10/17 : TFR acting it up for KADS

By Engin Dervişağa……..

For this Vox Pop show, I went along with my camera crew to the Pia Bella Hotel to the first showing of the Kyrenia Amateur Dramatic Society (KADS) presentation of “The Complete Works of Shakespeare in 15 Minutes” and Ronnie Barker´s “Rub-A-Dub-Dub” bar sketch.

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Discovering North Cyprus 16/10/17, British Law Courts, Lefkosa

By Engin Dervişağa…….

By popular demand, I am delighted together with my colleague Qossay Eleyan to bring you a repeat of the interesting report on “Discovering North Cyprus” about the British Law Courts in Lefkosa.

The site of the building was historically occupied by the Lusignan Palace, the former residence of the Frankish kings of Cyprus in the Middle Ages and many years later the British colonial administration considered this building too weak and dilapidated and decided to demolish it. Continue reading

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Discovering North Cyprus 9/10/17, The Bedestan, Lefkosa

By Engin Dervişağa…….

By popular demand I am delighted together with my colleague Qossay Eleyan to broadcast again a short English and Arabic language programme on “Discovering North Cyprus” about the Bedestan (St. Nicholas Church), which is one of the main cultural heritage sites located within the northern part of the walled city of Lefkosa (Nicosia).

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Vox Pop on BRT Television 8/10/17 : Ceramic artist Masakazu Kusakabe

By Engin Dervişağa……..

For this Vox Pop show, I went along with my camera crew to the SOL Exhibition Hall in the walled city of Lefkosa to an exhibition being held by Japanese Ceramic artist, Masakazu Kusakabe

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Vox Pop on BRT Television 1/10/17 with Asal Salimi

By Engin Dervişağa……..

For this Vox Pop show, I went along to M Power Fitness Club in Girne,  to meet Asal Salimi who came to Northern Cyprus to study architecture at the Eastern Mediterranean University where she gained her Masters Degree.

Asal who was born in Iran and at the age of 15 years old she  started Kung Fu and has been awarded her black belt and is an instructor as well as being a personal trainer and spinning instructor in fitness centers here in Northern Cyprus.

My interview with Asal will be screened on  Sunday 1st October at 15.00pm  and it will be repeated on Tuesday 3rd October at 18.30pm so do tune in to join me on  my show, Vox Pop on BRT2 Television. Continue reading

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Discovering North Cyprus 2/10/2017, Mevlevi Tekke Museum, Lefkosa

By Engin Dervişağa…….

By popular demand I am delighted together with my colleague Qossay Eleyan to broadcast again an interesting report on “Discovering North Cyprus” about the Mevlevi Tekke Museum which is a tekke in Lefkosa near the Kyrenia Gate in Northern Cyprus. It has historically been used by the Mevlevi Order (Whirling Dervishes)  and now serves as a museum and is one of the most important historical and religious buildings on the island.

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Mevlevi Tekke Museum – Pictures courtesy of  TRNC Ministry of Tourism

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