Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Centre of Cultural Heritage at Famagusta Gate
Celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Centre of Cultural Heritage. The event was held at Famagousta Gate, Saturday 11 of Decembre 2010 at 7.00 p.m. under the auspices of the Mayor of Nicosia, Mrs Eleni Mavrou, and the University of Nicosia.
The programme was opened by the Choir of the University of Nicosia which interpreted, under the direction of Solon Kladas, the religious chants “Ave Maria”, “Dona nobis pacem”, “O Holy Night” and “Alleluia”.
Opening addresses were made by Dr Emilios Solomou, Vice President for Administration, University of Nicosia and Deputy President of the Centre of Cultural Heritage; Dr Marina Tryfonidou on behalf of Dr Andreas Dementriou, Minister of Education and Culture, Dr Erato Kozakou-Markoulli, MInister of Communications and Works and Mrs Aigli Kammitsi on behalf of Mrs Eleni Mavrou, Mayor of Nicosia.
After the addresses, the documentary “CENTRE OF CULTURAL HERITAGE. 20 YEARS OF SERVICE (1990 – 2010)” was projected.
The Cyprus Operatic Stage presented a programme with extracts from famous operas of G. Verdi, G. Donizetti, G. Bizet, W.A. Mozart, interpreted by the solists Ioli Mousteri (Soprano), Panagiotis Theodorou (Tenor), Marios Andreou (Baritone), Tassos Konnaris (Bass), the Choir of Cyprus Operatic Stage and the Pianist Manolis Neophytou.
A reception was held at the end in the halls of Famagusta Gate.
During the reception students of the University of Nicosia presented on their laptops or projected on big screens projects done in the context of their participation in research programmes of the Centre of Cultural Heritage.