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Food From the heart features on Sigma tv

Video in Greek audio

4th September 2013

A representative of the Stelios Philanthropic foundation speaks about its new Food From the Heart initiative and how the idea derived from the economic problems surrounding Cyprus.

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Deadline Extended until August 31, 2013 for the Stelios Award for Business Cooperation in Cyprus!

Deadline Extended until August 30

21st August 2013

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has announced the extension of the deadline for application for the Stelios Award for Business Cooperation in Cyprus. Bi-communal teams now have 10 more days - until August 31 - to refine and submit their applications.

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Stelios: Poor solution Eurogroup

16th August 2013

Sir Stelios shares his views on the solutions proposed to solve the problems with the Cypriot banking system.

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The Guardian features the philanthropic thinking behind FFTH and easyFoodstore

8th August 2013
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Stelios Award for Business Cooperation in Cyprus 2013 Application deadline confirmed for August 16th 2013

18th July 2013

PRESS RELEASE

easyJet founder and serial entrepreneur Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has announced the 2013 launch of the Stelios Award for Business Cooperation in Cyprus – now in its 5th year. His philanthropic foundation will reward ten dedicated entrepreneurial teams - comprising at least one Greek Cypriot and one Turkish Cypriot businessman or woman – with a 10,000 euro prize for their work in promoting business cooperation on the island.

To download the full Press Release, please click HERE

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Cyprus Award criteria for application

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A TOTAL GIVING OF €2.75M SINCE 2009
TO PROMOTE LASTING PEACE ON THE ISLAND
THE CYPRUS BI-COMMUNAL AWARDS
NOW BIGGER THAN EVER AT €750,000 FOR THIS YEAR
GOING TO 75 TEAMS (€10,000 EACH)


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Food from the heart

Food From The Heart



28th May 2013

easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has taken action to help alleviate the hardship arising from the current economic crisis in Cyprus. His food from the heart (FFTH) programme gives a helping hand to people in need - the poor, the hungry, the elderly as well as the disabled, the unemployed and those struggling on reduced incomes. The programme is operated on a strictly non-discriminatory basis and the only obligation of beneficiaries is to give their name, date of birth as well as a telephone number or email. (This is a requirement to eliminate fraud and ensure efficient stock ordering).

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Stelios Award for Business Co-operation 2013 kicks off in Cyprus

Stelios Award for Business Co-operation 2013 kicks off in Cyprus

20th May 2013

Greek and Turkish Cypriot entrepreneurs met last week for the inaugural of this year’s Stelios Award for Business Co-operation. This prestigious competition is now in its fifth year under the sponsorship of the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation, the education-to-entrepreneurship charity headed by easyJet founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou.

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Stelios honours one million euro promise for peace in Cyprus

Cyprus Awards 2012

15th October 2012

Cypriot entrepreneurs from both sides of the island were out in force today (15 October) to see the fulfilment of a promise to give €1 million to select partnerships from the island's two business communities. Over the last four years each of 20 joint ventures comprising one Greek Cypriot and one Turkish Cypriot entrepreneur have received €50,000 each in cash – a total of €1 million pledged to peace on the island.

At a packed prize ceremony held at lunchtime at Limassol's Stelios House (a listed neoclassical building belonging to Stelios mother's family), finalists in the Stelios Award for Business Co-operation in Cyprus and other VIP guests witnessed the handing over of cheques worth €250,000 to this year's winners. Sponsored by the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation, the education-to-entrepreneurship charity headed by easyGroup founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the awards have become a major landmark in the Cyprus business calendar with a total of €1 million awarded as prize money since 2009.

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Entrepreneurs line up for final stage of annual Stelios awards in Cyprus

11th September 2012

Finalists have been selected for the last remaining stage of the Stelios Award for Business Co-operation in Cyprus - 2012. This prestigious €250,000 competition is now in its fourth year under the sponsorship of the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation, the education-to-entrepreneurship charity headed by easyJet founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou.

The Award, aimed at promoting harmonious business partnerships between the island's Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot entrepreneurs, attracted close to 30 applications by the deadline for entry on August 31. The final stage involves in-depth assessment of the entrepreneurial partnerships by Stelios and his team before five winning partnerships are presented with a €50,000 cheque by Sir Stelios at a ceremony at the newly-minted Stelios House in Limassol on October 15. Teams must consist of at least one Greek-Cypriot and one Turkish-Cypriot entrepreneur working together for the benefit of the whole island.

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