When the crowd sings "Hatikvah" after Barak announces the UN vote to partition Palestine, which takes place in 1947, they sing the new lyrics which were rewritten after Israel became independent in May 1948. See more
The island of Cyprus, madame. World famous for beauty, and long, tragic history. Been conquered many times, conquered by Phoenicians, Assyrians, Persians, Macedonians; also conquered by Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Turks. Purchased from Turkey by your esteemed self, the British Empire. All Cyprus most wanted the British.
I'm an American.
Fond of Americans, also; we Cypriots are fond of everybody.