02 July 2012 15:19

 CURIUM - Curium will host the inaugural ceremony of the Cyprus EU presidency on Thursday (July 5).
The outgoing president of the Council of the EU and current Prime Minister of Denmark,Helle Thorning-Schmidt will give an overview of the Danish EU Presidency and will subsequently hand over the EU Presidency reins to President Christofias.
Notable guests include the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso and the Vice President of the European Parliament, Anni Podimata, who will attend on behalf of the President of the European Parliament Martin Shulz.
The audience will number just over 500 and will include ministers from the presidency trio partners Poland and Denmark, the College of Commissioners and local dignitaries.
The event will be broadcast live on television.