Cape Kormakitis (Greek: Ακρωτήριο Κορμακίτη, Akrotírio Kormakíti, Turkish: Koruçam Burnu) is a promontory on the north-western coast of the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Named after the nearby Maronite village of the same name, the cape marks the northernmost extent of Morphou Bay (Güzelyurt Bay). It is the starting point of the Besparmak trail and other walking paths in the area.
Festivals and events 2016/2017
The Akdeniz Beach near Kormacit is one of the few spots in Northern Cyprus, where turtles (including Caretta-Caretta) lay their eggs between July and August. It is a fascinating show for nature and ecotourism lovers!
TULIP FESTIVAL 2017
Annual Tulip Festival in Tepebasi village. The Tulipa cypria is an endemic species that can only be found in the region around Kormacit and at some places in Karpaz and Akamas.
ST. GEORGE FESTIVAL
St. George is the patron of Kormacit village, so his name day is celebrated 2 days on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday evening there is a concert at the village square. Sunday is celebrated with a holy mass and folk dances.
Easter celebrations are very important for the village and start with a mass at Palm Sunday, a big bonfire on Saturday evening and a mass at Saturday Midnight. On Easter weekend Kormacit expects more than 2000 people, mostly from South Cyprus, to celebrate in the St. George Cathedral. On Easter Sundays or Mondays the Maronite archbishop from Nicosia is visiting the village.