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Varosha a silent town, Vangjush Vellahu
Varosha a silent town, Vangjush Vellahu
Varosha a silent town, Vangjush Vellahu

Varosha, a silent town, 2016

 

The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is a self-declared state, recognized only by Turkey. A coup d'état in 1974 that was performed as an attempt to annex the island to Greece, caused the Turkish invasion of Cyprus. A unification or a coexistence solution hasn’t been determined yet, leaving the conflict frozen.

 

12 min 05 sec

Video, color, sound, aspect ratio 16:9

 

Interview with: A conscript soldier

Camera, sound, subtitles, editing: Vangjush Vellahu

Many thanks for their assistance and support: Ioana Mitrea, Antje Majewski

Language: Audio - English, Subtitles - English

Locations: Varosha, Famagusta, Girne, Nicosia - Famagusta

Music: Recorded during Salah times at Lala Mustafa Paşa Mosque in Famagusta