LEFKARA MUNICIPALITY: EDUCATIONAL EXCURSION FOR TCNs FOR ACQUAINTANCE WITH CYPRIOT CULTURE IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE PROGRAM “OPEN SOCIETY
In the framework of “Open Society” program, Lefkara municipality organized yesterday, Sunday 21st June, a successful excursion for Third Country Nationals to Larnaka district after the restrictions of the pandemic.
Participants enjoyed the educational excursion and were introduced from a guide to the Cypriot culture. This action aimed to facilitate the smooth integration of TCNs in the local community.
The bus departed on Sunday morning from Finikoudes and toured to many sites in Larnaka. Firstly, refugees, asylum seekers and migrants participants were guided to the mountain area of Larnaka district and were informed about the architecture and traditional art of Lefkaritika and other delicacies.
Then, lunch was offered in Vavatsinia village. Participants returned to Larnaka, walked to Larnaka Castle and church of St. Lazaros.
While in the bus, a Palestinian singer participant sang Greek and Arabic songs in an atmosphere of fun and joy among the participants.
The program is co-funded by Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund and the Republic of Cyprus.
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