The Kyrenia Award

At the Inaugural Gala on December 2nd, 2012, Kyrenia Opera was honored to present the first Kyrenia Award. This award honors an outstanding individual who demonstrates a commitment to the arts and their impact on humanity and to the ideals represented by Kyrenia. We are honored to have presented the first Kyrenia Award with the Municipality of Kyrenia in Cyprus and Mayor of Kyrenia Glafkos Cariolou to His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America in recognition of his commitment to the impact of the arts on humanity. 

  • Award Presentation
  • Award Presentation
  • Kyrenia Award

From left, George Iliopoulos, Consul General of Greece in New York; Iakovos Giragosian, Cyprus Consul General in Toronto; Koula Sophianou, Consul General of Cyprus in NY; Constantinos Yiannoudes, baritone and General Director of Kyrenia Opera; Dr. Nicholas Emiliou, Ambassador of Cyprus to the United Nations; Archbishop Demetrios of America; and Philip Christopher, President of the Pancyprian Association of America.