- Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.
- According to the Greek mythology Greek goddess Aphrodite was born in Cyprus.
- The Archeological site of Choirokoitia with early remains of human habitation during Aceramic Neolithic period is an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- The traditional folk music of Cyprus has several common elements with Greek, Turkish, and Arabic music including Greco-Turkish dances such as the sousta, syrtos, zeibekikos, tatsia, and karsilamas as well as the Middle Eastern-inspired tsifteteli and arapies.
- There is also a form of musical poetry known as chattista which is often performed at traditional feasts and celebrations.
- Cypriot customs are rooted in antiquity and are closely tied to the country’s history and expression of Eastern Orthodox Christianity
- Cypriots generally pride themselves on their hospitality
Communication Skills for Integration of Migrants
The WelComm project aims at raising awareness of the importance of education for social inclusion of migrants from early age and promoting opportunities for equal start in education.