Turkish Cypriot wins Turkeys version of The Voice

first_imgProminent figures in the north have congratulated Turkish Cypriot singer Lutfiye Ozipek for winning the singing competition The Voice, Turkey or O Ses Turkiye.Ozipek, on Sunday, became the first female winner of the competition since it started in 2012, beating scores of hopefuls in a several month-long process. She was chosen as the winner by the public who voted by sending text messages.“I want to thank my country Cyprus and everyone that supported me from my beautiful island. I thank those in every corner of Turkey who rooted for me, who gave me their love and congratulated me,” she said through Facebook.Ozipek was congratulated by ‘prime minister’ in the north Tufan Erhurman, who wished her every success through his post on Facebook.‘Minister of foreign affairs’ Kudret Ozersay and ‘finance minister’ Serdar Denktash also took to Facebook with the latter saying “Cyprus was proud, Turkey was left awestruck.”Ozipek was born in Cyprus in 1990 and went to school in Nicosia, playing the piano from a young age. She studied jazz at the University of Nicosia and also went to the UK for further education. She is currently working on releasing her solo album.You May LikeDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoSecurity SaversWindows Users Advised To Do This TodaySecurity SaversUndo Turkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoConcern over falling tourism numbersUndoPensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more