Photo: Kristaps Selga for WCE

It’s already been two days of intense competition in Round One of the 2019 Cezve/Ibrik Championship (CIC)! 9 competitors have earned the chance to represent their National Body on stage in the CIC, which celebrates the history of the cezve or ibrik, and the skills and understanding needed to prepare and present each cup.

Congratulations to the 6 finalists who will continue on to the finals tomorrow, from 9:15 AM CEST:

Turkey – Koray Erdoğdu
Russia – Sergey Blinnikov
Greece – Dimitris Karampas
Germany – Sinan Muslu
Ukraine – Tetiana Tarykina
Romania – Filip Valentin 

You can join us at the World Cup Tasters & Cezve/Ibrik Stage in Hall 2.1 at World of Coffee. Cheer along from home with the hashtags #BerlinCIC and #BerlinWCC, and stream the competition routines in full at

The 2019 Cezve/Ibrik Championship is brought to you thanks to our sponsors:

Title Sponsor: Loumidis Papagalos
Event Sponsors: Compak, JOHNY