105 episodes

Upbeat, engaging and on a mission to showcase the best of Cypriot, Cyprus-based or diaspora talent, each episode immerses viewers in the broad – and ever-growing – network of the island’s movers and shakers, whether their ties to Aphrodite’s Island come through their roots, their birth, or as their home of choice. Paul Lambis' podcast is based on his interviews for Culturescope, a Cypriot lifestyle and entertainment web TV show, featured on Cyprus Mail, NGTV USA, NGTV Canada, Hellenic TV UK, and social media platforms reaching the Hellenic Diaspora across the globe.

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Upbeat, engaging and on a mission to showcase the best of Cypriot, Cyprus-based or diaspora talent, each episode immerses viewers in the broad – and ever-growing – network of the island’s movers and shakers, whether their ties to Aphrodite’s Island come through their roots, their birth, or as their home of choice. Paul Lambis' podcast is based on his interviews for Culturescope, a Cypriot lifestyle and entertainment web TV show, featured on Cyprus Mail, NGTV USA, NGTV Canada, Hellenic TV UK, and social media platforms reaching the Hellenic Diaspora across the globe.

    Episode 105: Silia Kapsis on representing Cyprus at the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest

    Episode 105: Silia Kapsis on representing Cyprus at the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest

    Culturescope host, Paul Lambis, chats to Silia Kapsis, a singer of Cypriot and Greek descent, born and raised in Sydney, Australia, who has already made waves across the entertainment industry. When it comes to Eurovision inspiration, Silia looks up to another legend from Cyprus: Eleni Foureira. Kapsis regards her Eurovision participation as a pivotal moment in her life, "a dream come true," as she heads to Malmö, Sweden to become the youngest Australian to ever grace the Eur...

    • 22 min
    Episode 104: Marilena Shyama Shakti on combining ancient practices and modern science

    Episode 104: Marilena Shyama Shakti on combining ancient practices and modern science

    Culturescope host, Paul Lambis, chats to meditation and yoga teacher, Marilena Shyama Shakti, who uses her spiritual skills to direct her energies to gain higher levels of achievement. Since 1995, when she first began practicing yoga, and after thousands of hours of training in the fields of yoga, tantra, meditation, mindfulness, Vedic Art, Shaktism, fine arts, and more, she is now a qualified master teacher, offering space and time to individuals in Cyprus who wish to discover the benefits o...

    • 12 min
    Episode 103: Helena Kidd on sharing her mother's hidden story, and breaking the silence

    Episode 103: Helena Kidd on sharing her mother's hidden story, and breaking the silence

    Ten years ago, Helena Kidd, a first-generation Australian of Greek Cypriot origin, came across her mother’s handwritten Greek diary. When it was translated, a very different woman emerged from the pages than the one who had brought her up. The hardships Maria Avraam experienced as a Greek Cypriot woman forced into a loveless, abusive marriage, immigrating to a foreign country, coping with marital abandonment, and raising three children as a single parent were glossed over.Featured on Cultures...

    • 8 min
    Episode 102: The American University of Beirut in Cyprus has placed Pafos on the map of higher education cities

    Episode 102: The American University of Beirut in Cyprus has placed Pafos on the map of higher education cities

    The signing of the agreement with the Municipality of Pafos in Cyprus to establish the American University of Beirut – Mediterraneo’s first campus outside Lebanon, took place on April 8, 2022, marking a watershed moment in the realisation of the university’s global vision. Paul Lambis meets Professor Wassim El Hajj, who discusses the founding of the American University of Beirut in Cyprus, which has allowed Pafos to 'join' the map of higher education cities.Featured on Culturescope - Season 3...

    • 13 min
    Episode 101: The Columbia Hotel Academy, a game-changer for the hotel industry in Cyprus

    Episode 101: The Columbia Hotel Academy, a game-changer for the hotel industry in Cyprus

    When Swiss traditional quality and youthful enthusiasm come together in a partnership between Winsedswiss Education Group (WEG) and Columbia Hotel Academy, great things are to be expected. Culturescope host Paul Lambis meets Stelios Kizis, Managing Director of the Columbia Hotel Academy, an oasis of opportunity where students can reap the fruits of inspiration through a meticulous selection of highly accredited courses as part of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) by École Hôtelière ...

    • 5 min
    Episode 100: Pavlos Michaelides on his first solo album 'Dances of Cyprus'

    Episode 100: Pavlos Michaelides on his first solo album 'Dances of Cyprus'

    Paul Lambis chats to Pavlos Michaelides, one of Cyprus' most gifted and charismatic violinists of his generation. Featured on Culturescope - Season 3Air date: Friday, 28 April 2023Produced by Silver Thespian Ltd.Watch the video interview on Culturescope: PAVLOS MICHAELIDESMore about Culturescope: www.culturescope.euMore about Paul Lambis: www.paullambis.com

    • 19 min

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