Demetra Hadjiyiannis

Demetra Hadjiyiannis Photo: Demetra Hadjiyiannis Name: Demetra Hadjiyiannis
Age: 19
Occupation: Amateur Actress / Political Scientist
Your part in the workshop: participant
 
How do you call yourself in terms of origin?

Cypriot
 
Why do you attend the project?

I found the project very interesting because of its bi-communal character and the improvisation techniques are very important to discovering yourself.
 
What did you learn so far about the „other side“?

We have more common characteristics than I thought. No differences.

What surprised you the most?

Koliva  – we use them for memorials (GC) and TC get them for new years!
 
What scared you the most?

The prejudices that were created during our up-bringing.
 
What did you learn about yourself?

I am much more tolerant than I thought.
 
Do you speak with your friends about these experiences?

It’s the highlight of my life fort the past two months.

And their reaction?

They love the fact that this project can be life-changing.

Where do you see Cyprus in ten years?

On the same spot on the map but re-unified.