Speaking last night at the Cyprus Theatre Awards ceremony, President Anastasiades spoke about a series of decisions and projects that have been made during the past five years to shape the cultural character of the country.
He pointed out the collaboration and exchanges with the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Cyprus’ participation in the theatrical events of Greece with a presence in Epidaurus festival and elsewhere and the education in Greece’s renowned Drama Schools.
He also spoke about efforts and policies that encourage young people to participate and be co-creators in the cultural life of Cyprus.
The President also praised Cyprus Theatre Organization (THOC) that through the strengthening of artistic relations between the Cyprus theater and other countries, as well as through its activities and initiatives contributed significantly in the promotion and recognition of the theater in Cyprus, thus enriching the cultural tradition and heritage of Cyprus.
The Grand THOC Prize was awarded to Varnavas Kyriazis. Andreas Tselepos was given the award of the Creator of the Year and Elena Kotasvili was honoured with the New Creator of the Year Award.