Kormakitis (Kormacit) Koruรงam
Kormakitis (Kormacit) /Koruรงam
museum Kormakitis (Kormacit) /Koruรงam
The objects are on display in two rooms recently renovated and faithfully furnished with traditional antique furniture. The cosy sitting room with traditional wardrobe, traditional kitchenware and wooden cupboards, together with the sleeping area, and two traditional poster beds covered with preserved silk linens, allow the visitor to step back in time and experience the traditional lifestyle of Maronites in Cyprus.
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The EU funded, and UNDP-PFF implemented restoration and rehabilitation works included extending the building to create new functional spaces and allowing the access of persons with disabilities. The community shared some of the expenses of the project, such as the installation of staircases, and the restoration of the courtyard.
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OPENING HOURS MON-FRI 10:00 -15:00 SAT 10:00 - 18:00 SUN 12:00 - 16:00
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Kormakitis (Kormacit) / KoruĂ§am folkloric museum was opened in February 2012 in the rooms of the former school of the village. The building has been recently restored and converted into a cultural centre and museum by the United Nations Development Programme - Partnership for the Future (UNDP-PFF), thanks to funding from the European Union with contributions from the Maronite Welfare Foundation and the Kormakitis Community Council. The Museum brings together a collection of everyday objects from vintage clothing to farmersâ€™ tools, craftsmanship, etc. The materials exhibited were voluntarily donated by the inhabitants of the village to the NGO Kormakitis Trust which, in cooperation with the Maronite Welfare Foundation, was responsible for the design and setting up of the museum.
traditional potteries and handicrafts
Published on Jul 29, 2012
The first Maronite cultural centre in the northern part of Cyprus has been inaugurated in the village of Kormakitis (Kormacit) / Koruçam on...