Nominations of deserving children and adults are now being accepted for the eleventh annual Hearts of Gold Cyprus Awards.
The awards nominations will close at midnight on Tuesday November 20, 2018.
This year’s ceremony will be held in Paphos on Saturday December 1, and successful nominees and a guest will be invited to attend the ceremony and buffet lunch.
Entertainment will include a spectacular performance by Romiosini dance ensemble and other performers. Father Christmas will hand out gifts to the children. The winners are chosen by a panel of judges.
Members of the public wishing to nominate deserving children and adults should request an application form and send it in to the address below.
The 2018 awards celebrate both children and adults that are making a difference in some way, either to the environment, within the community or for charities, are coping courageously with difficult situations, or are an invaluable support to neighbours, friends or family members.
“It is a pleasure to be the patron of these awards that highlight all of the wonderful children and adults living on the island. I encourage members of the public to nominate people they feel are special,” said the patron of the 2018 awards, Charalampous Theopemptou, MP.
The awards started in Paphos 11 years ago and since last year have gone island wide.
There are four main awards in the 2018 programme, along with a number of Honorable Mentions: The adult and junior Hearts of Gold Cyprus Awards, the Jasmitha award for courage, (open to youngsters under 18) and the lifetime achievement award, which may also be given posthumously.
The winner of the adult and junior Heart of Gold Award will receive a commemorative solid gold pin, hand crafted by Aphrodite Jewellers, a certificate, a bouquet of flowers and hand-crafted chocolates.
The adult winner will also receive a weekend stay and dinner at a five-star luxury hotel.
The British High Commissioner, Stephen Lillie, will be a guest judge at this year’s event.
The annual award is supported by Paphos municipality, the British High Commission, Aphrodite Jewellers, Massiva printers, Kivotos Gallery, the Cyprus Mail, The Paphos Post, In Focus films, Rock FM and Joulietta chocolatier and patisserie.
For further information: www.heartsofgoldcyprus.com
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