Cyprus: Shakespeare's Othello Tower reopens after renovation

19 June, 15:02

    14th century Othello Tower in Famagusta reopens after renovation 14th century Othello Tower in Famagusta reopens after renovation

    NICOSIA - The tower that consisted the fictional setting of Shakespeare's play "Othello," originally built by Lusignan conquerors in the 14th century in the medieval city of Famagusta in Cyprus, will be available to the public next month after undergoing emergency renovation in an effort to protect it from rainwater decay. The restoration, that cost over 1 million euros, was carried out by the bicommunal technical committee, the European Commission and the United Nations Development Program Partnership for the Future (UNDP-PFF) as GreekReporter website writes. "Othello Tower" will be open to visitors in July 2 hosting a performance of the Shakespearean drama, in which young Greek and Turkish Cypriot actors will take part.(ANSAmed).

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