Larnaka Municipality organized with great success and participation its first public activity for the support of the social integration of refugees and immigrants after the restrictions of the pandemic.
As a part of the “Open Society” program, Larnaka Municipality organized an educational excursion and guided tour to get acquainted the Cypriot culture.
The excursion took place on Sunday 14th of June 2020 and gave the opportunity to the participating refugees, asylum seekers and economic migrants to tour Lefkara and then to visit cultural sites and get informed about the sights of Larnaka.
They left by bus on Sunday morning from Finikoudes and went on tour to up and down Lefkara.
They were guided to the mountain area of Larnaka District and were informed about the architecture and traditional art of Lefkaritika and the local delicacies.
A lunch was offered in Vavatsinia and returned to Larnaka, salt lakes, the Hala Sultan Mosque, and the Bronze Age settlement of Choirokitia. The refugees and migrants were guided to the area of Finikoudes, the Medieval Castle, the Church of St. Lazarus and the Mosques of Zachouri and Kepir.