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Festival held in Akincilar village

8 May 2017

North Cyprus News - Akincilar Festival 2017

A festival was held in Akıncılar village on Sunday. The village is celebrating direct access with its new road to Ercan. For the past 40 years villagers have been obliged to access the village via a military camp, which has now been bypassed.

Live music and dance performances were attracting great interest at the event where local produce was on sale.

So many people took the opportunity on a sunny Sunday to flock to Akıncılar, there was a traffic jam.

North Cyprus News - Akinci at Akincilar FestivalPresident Mustafa Akıncı, Speaker of the Assembly Sibel Siber, several ministers and politicians attended the festival, where hundreds of young people were gathered.

President Akıncı said that it was much easier now to get to the village with the new road. “Our goal is to permanently create an island where we can live freely as free people, where we can travel freely in the land up to the remotest place in every part of Cyprus,” he said.

Kibris Gazetesi

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