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A Tribute to the 60th Anniversary of the Republic of Cyprus by the Hellenic Cypriot Cultural Association.

Osia Sissy Sigioultzi-Rouka is the President of the Hellenic Cypriot Cultural Association (ΣΠΕΚ). She was born in Thessaloniki. She graduated the Experimental High School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Α.Π.Θ.) and holds a degree in French Language and Literature of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She majored in ‘Contemporary Letters’ at the University of Avignon in France and in ‘English Literature’ at DEI College, GR. In addition, she holds a Master's Degree in "Digital Media’’ for ‘Culture and Communication’ from the University of Sussex, UK. She is the author of the literary books "Naked Words" (Thermaikos publications 2010, 2012), "Masculine Words" (Pnoi publications, 2018) and of the poetry collection "Osia" (Archytas publications, 2020). For her literary work she has been awarded the ‘Muses Prize’ of the prestigious literary magazine "Kefalos" (2019). She is the scenario editor, coordinator and performer of a) the radio Programme "Portraits in Time", on the international digital radio station Radio1d, as well as, b) the column of the eponymous portal in www.radio1d.gr. She also coordinates and supervises the international website of the Hellenic Cypriot Cultural Association, www.cultural-association.org. She is an active member of the Association of Journalists of MEDIA and Electronic Press of Macedonia - Thrace (ΕΔΗΠΗΤ).

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The Cyprus High Commission in the UK celebrates the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Cyprus with a series of online cultural events in collaboration with Cypriot and British academic and cultural institutions, showcasing Cyprus’s cultural heritage as well as contemporary Cypriot culture. Join us for a week of concerts, performances, webinars, interviews, panel discussions, live streamings and film premieres.