Cyprus – The Holy Island

A documentary mostly in Greek but with presentations also in English as well of the history of Christianity in Cyprus and a presentation of an exhibition of Icons at the Hellenic Centre, London by the Leventis Museum and the Ministry of Education in 2001. The setting up of the exhibition is described and the inauguration by the Minister of Education, Ouranios Ioannidis, is shown. Experts talk about the Icons presented in the exhibition.

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Speakers include:

  • Constantine Leventis, Chairman of the A.G. Leventis Foundation.
  • Gregory, Former Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain.
  • Kallistos Ware, Bishop of Diocleia.
  • John Stewart, Art historian.
  • Louisa Leventis, A.G. Leventis Foundation.

Presented by Louisa Leventis

Music: Nikos Papadopoulos and the Byzantine Choirs

Production-Direction by Doros Partasidis

Copyright and source:
PIK – Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation

Information and video from Digital Herodotus Archive

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