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Events and Traditional occupations in Laiki Geitonia Neighbourhood in Lefkosia – February 2019

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Organisers: Management Committee of Tenants in Laiki Geitonia – Nicosia (Lefkosia) Municipality

Laiki Geitonia is a traditional neighbourhood inside the city walls. A stroll in this pedestrianised area gives the perfect insight into life in the Lefkosia of yesterday with its buildings that date from the 18th century and its narrow winding streets lined with little shops and craft workshops.

EVENTS IN LAIKI GEITONIA – FEBRUARY 2019

Tuesday to Sunday
Tour of The Leventis Municipal Museum of Lefkosia
Exhibition on the history of Lefkosia (Nicosia)
The birth and the development of a capital, Byzantine – Medieval period
Time: 10:00 – 16:30

Tuesday
Exhibition – presentation – offer of Cyprus olives, olive oil and derivatives.
Venue:15, Aristokiprou Street
Laiki Geitonia
Time: 11:00

Wednesday to Saturday
The art of “Lefkaritiko”embroidery taught by Mrs Maria, a hand embroidery expert from Lefkara village.
Venue: 6, Aristokyprou Street
Laiki Geitonia
Time: 11.30

Wednesday to Saturday
Pasteli preparation
Join us as we make the traditional Cypriot “Pasteli”, healthy nutritious bars made from caramelised carob syrup or honey and nuts.
Venue: 35, Aristokiprou Street
Laiki Geitonia
Time: 10:30

Thursday
Presentation of Cypriot cuisine
Venue: 27, Aristokiprou Street
Laiki Geitonia
Time: 10.00

Friday 22/02/2019
Presentation and preparation of Bourekia (a traditional type of pastry).
Venue: 27, Aristokiprou Street
Laiki Geitonia
From Friday, February 01, 2019
To Thursday, February 28, 2019

Region : LEFKOSIA

City : LEFKOSIA MUNICIPALITY