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Cypriot actor lands role in Downton

A CYPRIOT actor from Nicosia, Ioannis Charalambous, will be playing in the popular British period drama television series on ITV Downton Abbey in season four, which will begin in September. 

Charalambous, 27, has already had an appearance in the Christmas special at the end of season three, which aired on Christmas day, 2012 in which he played an unnamed ‘period dancer’. 

He got the part after receiving a phone call from one of his teachers at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) about an audition she thought he should attend.

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Two dead in car accident 

TWO people aged 21 and 22, died in an accident in the early hours yesterday and another 21-year-old, the driver, is in critical condition.

According to police at around 4.30am the car being driven by Panayiotis Vlachos on the Astromeriti–Evrychou road, close to the Atsas area, veered off course, hit a tree, flipped over and landed on the road.

Vlaxos and his passengers, George Chrisis, 21, and Christoforos Christoforou, 22, from Galata were trapped in the car. They were freed by members of the fire department and taken to the Nicosia general hospital where Chrisis and Christoforou were pronounced dead on arrival. Vlaxos was said to be in critical condition yesterday. 

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Limassol solidarity concert a ‘message of optimism’

THE LIMASSOL Solidarity concert that took place at the Enaerios parking place on Wednesday from 5pm until around midnight was attended by around 25,000 people and collected 160 tonnes of food and essentials to be distributed among the municipality markets in Limassol.

The concert had a similar theme as the CyprusAid concert held in Nicosia on April 1. Instead of paying for your ticket with money, you contributed essential food and items to be given to the needy.

Limassol Mayor Andreas Christou said yesterday that apart from the collection of food and essentials, the messages that were sent were just as important. “Messages of confidence, optimism, and faith show us that these difficult times will also pass.”

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‘The Meeting Point’ launches a unique photo contest

THE MEETING Point, an initiative supported by the Representation of the European Commission in Cyprus and operated by the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR), is organising a photo contest on the theme of Cooperation.

‘The Meeting Point’ housed at the Home for Cooperation, invites people to enter into the “true spirit of cooperation” entering the competition.

Through a call for entries open to photographers worldwide, the aim of the competition is to create an uninterrupted visual journey made from exquisite imagery, navigating around the notion of ‘cooperation’. The competition is open to both professional and amateur photographers of any age group. 

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