Refugee Day 2015
Future Worlds Center – Humanitarian Unit is organizing a one-day festival on the 17th of June at Phaneromeni Sq in Nicosia, with the active participation of refugee and migrant communities, on the occasion of World Refugee Day.
More details to come….
Refugee Day 2014
On the occasion of World Refugee Day 2014, Future Worlds Center, in cooperation with Cypriot and Refugee communities, local civil society organizations, and the UNHCR representation in Cyprus, organized the first annual Cross Cultural Street Festival on 18 June, 2014 in Faneromeni square, old Nicosia. Organized as part of the Strengthening Asylum project, this event celebrated and supported the cultural diversity of refugee communities in Cyprus, and promoted solidarity between Cypriot society and these refugee communities.
The Cross Cultural Street Festival included arts and crafts exhibitions from Cypriot and refugee artisans, traditional ethnic foods from Cameroon, Afghanistan, Iran, and Syria, a kids corner, and information stands hosted by participating civil society organizations and independent authorities.