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May 2014 BIRD WATCHING IN CYPRUS Birdlife Cyprus arranges bird watching trips regularly. Organised by Birdlife Cyprus. For further information please contact 22455072, 99059541. WEBSITE: www.birdlifecyprus.org

EVENTS IN LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) WED, 12 JUN (2013) - SAT, 30 JUN (2014) EXHIBITION “Cyprus and Geology. Science Environment - Culture” The exhibition presents the genesis and the emergence of the island of Cyprus. With the use of photographs, diagrams, minerals, fossils, artefacts etc., the visitor learns about the geological processes which gave birth to an island with unique geology, topographic features microclimatological conditions and fertile soil covered with thick forest and a great variety of flora and fauna and with abundant water and mineral resources as well as hydrocarbons. All these elements together with its geographical position at the crossroads between three continents formed the basis for an excellent habitat for people and of a ten thousand years long history of art and civilization. The exhibition is not only for geoscientists but also for many other scientists such as historians, archaeologists, agronomists, mining and civil engineers, hydrologists,

doctors for the evolution of medicine and pharmacology in Cyprus, teachers and professors for teaching purposes as well as for everyone who wants to know Cyprus. Organised by the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation. Venue: Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, Phaneromenis Str. Visiting hours: 10:00-19:00 (Mon-Sun). Closed on bank holidays. Free Entrance For further information please contact 22128157. WEBSITE: www.boccf.org SAT, 29 MAR - SUN, 4 MAY ART EXHIBITION “Art at Home” A silkscreen exhibition of 70 collectible works by 25 different artists including renowned Cypriot and Greek artists such as Adamantios Diamantis, Andreas Ladommatos, Stass Paraskos, Glyn Hughes, Stavros Kikas, Opi Zouni, Dimitris Mytaras, Alekos Fassianos, Costas Averkiou, Panagiotis Tetsis and many more. Venue: Zmart Gallery (Loukia and Michael Zampelas Art Museum) Visiting hours: 10:00-13:00 and 16:00-19:00 (Mon-Thu), 10:00-13:00 and 16:00-20:00 (Fri), 10:00-19:00 (Sat). Closed on Sunday. Entrance: €6, €4 (senior citizens, students). Free entrance for children (under 12) and members. For further information please contact 22456099. WEBSITE: www.zampelasart.com

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May 2014 MON, 7 APR - MON, 30 JUN ART EXHIBITION “Aspects of Armenian Art - The Kalfayan Collection” Venue: The Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia Visiting hours: 10:00-16:30 (Tue-Sun). Closed on Monday. Free Entrance For further information please contact 22661475. WEBSITE: www.leventismuseum.org.cy THU, 24 APR - SAT, 10 MAY ART EXHIBITION “Four” The forth solo painting exhibition by artist Philippos Theodorides. Venue: Apocalypse Gallery Visiting hours: 10:30-13:00 and 16:30-20:00 (Mon-Fri), 10:30-14:00 (Sat). Closed on Sunday. Free Entrance For further information please contact 22300150. WEBSITE: www.apocalypse-gallery.com.cy FRI, 25 APR - SUN, 8 JUN PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION “Impressions from a Mediterranean Island” An exhibition of 140 photographs taken over an 18 month exploration of the whole of the island of Cyprus by UK/Cyprus based photographer James Blake. Venue: Elefsis, Aischylou 7 Visiting hours: 18:00-00:00 (daily) Free Entrance For further information please contact 99859344. WEBSITE: www.jamesblakephotographer.co.uk

SUN, 27 APR - WED, 7 MAY CINEMA ITALIANO Organised by the Friends of Cinema Society in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Cyprus. Programme 1) “Venuto al Mondo” - 27/4 & 2/5 (Italian language with Greek subtitles) 2) “Matrimoni ed altri Disastri” - 28/4 (Italian language with English subtitles) Free Entrance 3) “La Prima Cosa Bella” - 29/4 & 1/5 (Italian language with Greek subtitles) 4) “Corpo celeste” - 30/4 (Italian language with English subtitles) Free Entrance 5) “La Grande Bellezza” - 4/5, 5/5, 6/5 & 8/5 (Italian language with Greek subtitles) 6) “La Dolce Vita” - 7/5 (Italian language with English subtitles) Free Entrance Venue: Cine Studio (University of Nicosia) Time: 21:00, 20:00 (on Sundays) Entrance: €8, €4 (members) unless otherwise specified For further information please contact 96420491. WEBSITE: www.ofk.org.cy WED, 30 APR - THU, 1 MAY MUSIC PERFORMANCE With Cypriot singer/songwriter Michalis Hatzigiannis. Venue: RED Music Stage Time: 22:30 (30/4), 21:30 (1/5) Entrance: €25 For further information and bookings please contact 22767711. WED, 30 APR - WED, 7 MAY PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION “Unexpected Beauty: Landscapes and Nature of Cyprus” 2


May 2014 A photography exhibition by Panayiotis Kyriakou. Venue: House of Arts and Literature Visiting hours: 18:00-21:00 (Mon-Sat). Closed on Sunday. Free Entrance For further information please contact 99304738. WED, 30 APR - SUN, 11 MAY THEATRE (in English) “Wilde Conversations” Four actors will perform the sharpest, most rich and entertaining dialogues from four Wilde plays: “The Importance of Being Earnest”, “An Ideal Husband”, “A Woman of No Importance” and “Salomé”. Actors: Alexia Paraskeva, Nedie Antoniades, Paul Stewart and Andreas Araouzos. Director: Andreas Araouzos. Venue: Point for Contemporary Art Time: 20:30. Performances on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Entrance: €15 (including a glass of wine) For further information and tickets please contact 70001140. FRI, 2 MAY OPERA “Electra and Berenice” With soloist Katerina Mina (soprano). The programme includes works by A. Moustoukis, J. Haydn, W. A. Mozart and L.V. Beethoven. Conductor: Yiorgos Kountouris. Organised by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. Venue: Pallas Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €12, €7 (18-26 years old and pensioners). Free entrance vouchers for children under 18 years old. Tickets available at the theatre’s box office (tel. 22410181).

For further information please contact 22463144, 22410181. WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy FRI, 2 MAY MUSIC PERFORMANCE With Greek singer Nikos Vertis. Venue: Pavilion Hall Time: 23:00 Entrance: €80, €70, €60, €50, €35 For further information and reservations please contact 22322222. WEBSITE: www.pavilionhall.com SAT, 3 MAY - SUN, 4 MAY ART EXHIBITION AND PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK PRESENTATION The 4th exhibition titled “Visual Act” and the latest photography book titled “Crisis and Comments” by artist Maria Christoforou. Venue: Kastelliotissa Hall Visiting hours: 19:30-22:30 (Sat) and 11:00-22:30 (Sun) Free Entrance For further information please contact 99415511. SAT, 3 MAY - FRI, 16 MAY ART EXHIBITION “In harmony” A new series of artwork by artist Marlen Karletidou presenting the relation and coexistence of man with nature, others and himself, through an internal journey of self knowledge. The series of artwork is divided into three entities: The Family Group, The Journey and The Fairy-Tale. Venue: To Phytorion Visiting hours: 10:00-13:00 and 16:00-20:00 (daily) Free Entrance For further information please contact 22681088. 3


May 2014 SUN, 4 MAY WORLD LAUGHTER DAY - CYPRUS 2014 Join thousands of people in over 65 countries laughing together for world peace, health and joy. Bring along your friends, family and a picnic. The event programme includes fun and free activities, a Cypriot cartoonist exhibition and lots of laughter. Organised by Joy Project Social Club. Venue: Athalassa Park Time: 11:00 Free Entrance For further information please contact 99312722. WEBSITE: www.joyproject.com.cy TUE, 6 MAY CONCERT With Greek singer George Dalaras and the Nicosia Music Lyceum. The concert, performed on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Turkish invasion, will present the songs of “Epitafios” by Yiannis Ritsos and Mikis Theodorakis as well as songs from the repertoire of the singer. The net proceeds will be donated to support students in need of the Pancyprian Gymnasium. Venue: Strovolos Municipal Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €20:30 For further information and tickets please contact 22466711, 22343518. WED, 7 MAY CHARITY FASHION SHOW Under the auspices of the First Lady Mrs. Andri Anastassiades. All proceeds will be donated to the Cyprus Association of Cancer Patiens and Friends (PASYKAF). Venue: Presidential Palace Time: 19:30

Entrance: €10 For further information and tickets please contact 22345444. WED, 7 MAY MUSIC AND DANCE PERFORMANCE With the Strovolos Munipal Folkore-Dance Association and the Strovolos Municipal Choir. Organised by the Strovolos Municipality. Venue: Strovolos Municipal Theatre Time: 20:30 Free Entrance For further information please contact 22470470, 22313010. WED, 7 MAY - THU, 8 MAY ROCK MUSIC PERFORMANCE With Greek singer/songwriter Pavlos Pavlidis and the B-Movies band. Venue: Diachroniki Music Stage Time: 21:00 For further information and tickets please contact 99783455. FRI, 9 MAY CONCERT “My soul, listen to what I dream” With soloist Manolis Neophytou (piano). The programme includes works by S. Barber, C. Saint-Saens, A. Schoenberg and F. Mendelssohn. Organised by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. Venue: Pallas Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €12, €7 (18-26 years old and pensioners). Free entrance vouchers for children under 18 years old. Tickets available at the theatre’s box office (tel. 22410181). For further information please contact 22463144, 22410181. WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy 4


May 2014 FRI, 9 MAY - TUE, 20 MAY CINEMA ESPAÑOL Organised by the Friends of Cinema Society in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain in Cyprus. Programme 1) “Blancanieves” - 9/5 (Spanish language with Greek subtitles) 2) “Mientras duermes” - 12/5 (Spanish language with English subtitles) Free Entrance 3) “Salvador (Puig Antich)” - 13/5 (Spanish language with Greek subtitles) 4) “No tengas miedo” - 14/5 (Spanish language with English subtitles) Free Entrance 5) “Agnosia” - 15/5 (Spanish language with Greek subtitles) 6) “No habrá paz para los malvados” 16/5 (Spanish language with English subtitles) Free Entrance 7) “Una Pistola en Cada Mano” - 18/5 (Spanish language with English subtitles) Free Entrance 8) “Carmina o revienta” - 19/5 (Spanish language with English subtitles) Free Entrance 9) “Arrugas” - 20/5 (Spanish language with English subtitles) Venue: Cine Studio (University of Nicosia) Time: 21:00, 20:00 (on Sundays) Entrance: €8, €4 (members) unless otherwise specified For further information please contact 96420491. WEBSITE: www.ofk.org.cy SAT, 10 MAY CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT With violinists of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra Janna Sargerson, Anna Wrobel, Ayşe Karaoğlan and Varvara MerzlovaPeneva. The programme includes works

by Th. Christides, G. Ph. Telemann, G. Bacewicz, L. Spohr, J. Haydn, G.F. Handel, G. Donizzetti, A. Boildieu, and G. Meyerbeer. Organised by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. Venue: Pallas Theatre Time: 17:00 Entrance: €5. Free entrance vouchers for children under 18 years old. Tickets available at the theatre’s box office (tel. 22410181). For further information please contact 22463144, 22410181. WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy

THU, 15 MAY COMMUNITY OUTREACH CONCERT “Musical Bouquet” The programme includes works by M. A. Charpentier, D. Cimarosa, P.I. Tchaikovsky, G. Faure, E. Grieg, E. Elgar, L. Anderson, E. Morricone, H. Chr. Lumbye, M. Theodorakis and Y. Hadjiloizou. Conductor/Presenter: Alkis Baltas. Organised by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. Venue: Pallas Theatre Time: 18:30 Entrance: €5. Free entrance vouchers for children under 18 years old. Tickets available at the theatre’s box office (tel. 22410181). For further information please contact 22463144, 22410181. WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy SAT, 17 MAY - SUN, 18 MAY 1ST COFFEE FESTIVAL During the festival, visitors will be able to find anything related to coffee. A journey through different scents and flavours form all corners of the globe that visitors will have the opportunity to try going through 5


May 2014 the various booths, such as coffee chains, coffee shops, retail canned coffees and products associated with coffee, like tea, water, natural juices and food. The festival programme includes music by Cypriot Djs, musicians and bands such as Dj Hari, Chris Blenda, Salto Mortale Viva, Zilla Project, Minus One, Prospectus etc, stilt walkers, face painting and arts and crafts. Venue: Famagusta Gate Moat Time: 10:00-00:30 Entrance: €4. Free entrance for children under 12 years old. For further information please contact 99698173. WED, 21 MAY CYCLING RIDE “Ride of Silence 2014” The international “Ride of Silence” (www.rideofsilence.org) is dedicated to all cyclists who have been injured or lost their lives on the roads. The event in Cyprus is organised by the Podilates Lefkosias cycling club. Starting point: Kolokasi parking area Time: 19:00-21:00 (meet at 18:30) Free Participation For further information and the exact route of the ride please contact 99956528 (Podilates Lefkosias). WEBSITE: www.podilateslefkosias.com FRI, 23 MAY 14TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL PIANO RECITAL With François-Frédéric Guy. The programme includes works by F. Liszt, C. Debussy and L.V. Beethoven. Organised by the Pharos Arts Foundation in collaboration with the Institute Français Chypre. Venue: The Shoe Factory

Time: 20:30 Entrance: €10. Tickets available at the Box Office (tel. 70009304) and online at www.pharostickets.org. For further information please contact 22663871. WEBSITE: www.pharosartsfoundation.org FRI, 23 MAY VIOLIN CONCERT “Richard Strauss: Tribute to his 150th birth anniversary” With soloist Wofgang Schroeder. The programme includes works by R. Strauss, G. Ligeti and R. Martinu. Conductor: Alkis Baltas. Organised by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. Venue: Pallas Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €12, €7 (18-26 years old and pensioners). Free entrance vouchers for children under 18 years old. Tickets available at the theatre’s box office (tel. 22410181). For further information please contact 22463144, 22410181. WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy SAT, 24 MAY 14TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL HARPSICHORD RECITAL With Mahan Esfahani. The programme includes works by T. Merula, G. Frescobaldi, B. Storace, J. Kuhnau and A. Scarlatti. Organised by the Pharos Arts Foundation with the support of the Embassy of Iran. Venue: The Shoe Factory Time: 20:30 Entrance: €10. Tickets available at the Box Office (tel. 70009304) and online at www.pharostickets.org. 6


May 2014 For further information please contact 22663871. WEBSITE: www.pharosartsfoundation.org

For further information please contact 22663871. WEBSITE: www.pharosartsfoundation.org

SAT, 24 MAR CONCERT “Ludwig van Beethoven: Complete works for violin and piano” - Concert IV” Beethoven’s sonatas for violin and piano by Cypriot soloists Nikos Pittas (violin) and Nikolas Constantinou (piano). Part of a series of four concerts. Organised by Ledra Music Soloists. Venue: Pallas Theatre Time: 19:30-21:00 Entrance: €15 (single concert), €25 (two concerts), €35 (three concerts), €40 (four concerts), €12 (concessions). Free entrance for children up to 15 years old. Tickets available at the theatre’s box office on concert nights and online at www.ledramusic.org. For further information please contact 22352355. WEBSITE: www.ledramusic.org

FRI, 30 MAY CONCERT “Young Artists Platform (1) - The first step” With soloists Stavroula Thoma (piano), Marios Ioannou (violin), Savvas Lagou (violin) and Anna Economou (violin). The programme includes works by W.A. Mozart, J. S. Bach, P. Sarasate, G. Rossini and C. Saint-Saens. Conductor: Roland Melia. Organised by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with the Youth Board of Cyprus. Venue: Pallas Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €12, €7 (18-26 years old and pensioners). Free entrance vouchers for children under 18 years old. Tickets available at the theatre’s box office (tel. 22410181). For further information please contact 22463144, 22410181. WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy

SUN, 25 MAY 14TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL CONCERT With the Amarcord Ensemble. The programme includes works by R. Schumann, C. Steinacker, A. Mühling, A.E. Marschner, H.A. Marschner, F. M. Bartholdy and C. F. Zöllner. Organised by the Pharos Arts Foundation in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut Zypern and supported by the EU. Venue: The Shoe Factory Time: 20:30 Entrance: €10. Tickets available at the Box Office (tel. 70009304) and online at www.pharostickets.org.

FRI, 30 MAY MUSIC PERFORMANCE With Cypriot singer Anna Vissi. Venue: Blinkers Club Time: TBA Entrance: €50, €40, €30 For further information and reservation please contact 22351550. FRI, 30 MAY MUSIC PERFORMANCE A “swing, shuffle and soul” performance with Greek singer Panos Mouzourakis.. Venue: Downtown Live Time: 23:00 Entrance: €20, €17 (pre-sale) 7


May 2014 For further information and reservations please contact 99810011. SAT, 31 MAY 14TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL RECITAL With Yevgeny Sudbin (piano) and Alexander Chausian (cello). The programme includes works by J. S. Bach, F. Chopin, A. Scriabin, C. Franck, S. Rachmaninov. Organised by the Pharos Arts Foundation. Venue: The Shoe Factory Time: 20:30 Entrance: €10. Tickets available at the Box Office (tel. 70009304) and online at www.pharostickets.org. For further information please contact 22663871. WEBSITE: www.pharosartsfoundation.org

LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) WALKS Get to know the capital by walking Within the framework of wider efforts to get foreign visitors better acquainted with the old city within the walls, the Lefkosia (Nicosia) Municipality from 1987 established a series of thematic walking tours. These tours have been reorganised to present various new aspects of the old city as well as the city outside the walls. A city like Lefkosia (Nicosia) with its 5000 yearlong history has much to offer. By walking, one gets a better feel for a place and its yearlong atmosphere, then and now, and a better understanding of its continual cultural development. This is the philosophy upon which these walking tours of Lefkosia (Nicosia) are based.

Every Monday Pallouriotissa and Kaimakli: The Past Restored Guided bus and walking tour. Starting point: CTO Information Office in Laiki Geitonia Time: 10:00 Free participation Booking in advance is necessary Every Thursday Discover the old Nicosia and its walls Walking tour. Starting point: CTO Information Office in Laiki Geitonia Time: 10:00 Free participation Offered by the Lefkosia (Nicosia) Municipality in collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism Organisation and the Cyprus Tourist Guides Association. Organised by the Cyprus Tourist Guides Association in collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism Organisation. For further information and bookings (for Monday tour) please contact 22674264. HORSE RACES Organised by the Nicosia Horse Race Club. For further information please contact the Nicosia Race Club tel. 22782727. OPEN AIR FRUIT AND VEGETABLE MARKETS Every Wednesday and Saturday “OCHI” Square - (Lefkosia within the walls) Every Friday - Strovolos Municipality (Industrial area, traffic lights). Organised by the Nicosia Municipality. 8


May 2014 FLEA MARKET OF NICOSIA The first indoor flea market in Lefkosia (Nicosia) where one can find new and used books, toys, furniture, electronics, appliances, clothes, household items, collectibles and antiques as well as a coffee shop. Every Saturday and Sunday Venue: 2, Yianni Koromia Street, Kaimakli Time: 9:00-20:00 Free Entrance For further information please contact 22432478.

EVENTS IN LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) SUN, 16 FEB - SUN, 28 DEC MUSICAL SUNDAYS Organised by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation in co-operation with the Agios Tychonas Community Council. SUN, 4 MAY Pop-rock music with the “40+ Rock Band” SUN, 11 MAY Greek and Cypriot songs with the “Ariones Lemesou Choir” SUN, 18 MAY Contemporary and Latin dance performances with the “Impulse Dance Group” SUN, 25 MAY Greek dances with the “Alexandra Dance Group” Venue: “Onesilos” Seaside Theatre. Time: 11:00 For further information please contact 22691247, 25323211, 25362756.

THU, 1 MAY LOST SUMMER OPENING PARTY The programme includes sessions by Sishi Rösch from Barcelona, Christopher Noble from Hamburg/Osnabruek and Markus Eden and Michel Fialas (LOST’s residents). Venue: Oceania Beach Bar - Lady’s Mile Beach Time: 14:00-03:00 Entrance: €14 (door), €10 (presale) For further information and tickets please contact 96496855, 99212610, 99656593. SAT, 3 MAY VOCAL CONCERT With mezzosoprano Agnes Thornsteins from Iceland. Accompanied by pianist Agnes Löve also from Iceland. The programme includes works by A. H. Sveinsson, G. Fauré, F. Schubert, J. Brahms, S. Rachmaninoff and more. Organised by the Nefen Michaelides Professional Music School. Venue: Nefen Michaelides Professional Music School Time: 19:00 Free Entrance For further information please contact 25335795. WEBSITE: www.drnefenmichaelides.com SAT, 3 MAY STREET LIFE FESTIVAL 2014 The festival programme includes music, graffiti (local and European graffiti artists), painting, jugglers, handcrafts and food and drinks. Organised by Gifts and Gadgets and The Copy Shop. Venue: Saripolou and Athinon Streets Time: 9:00-19:00 Free Entrance For further information please contact 25353573. 9


May 2014 SAT, 3 MAY MUSIC PERFORMANCE With Russian singer Stas Kostunshkin and his new project A-DESSA. Venue: Dolce Club Time: 23:00 Entrance: €20 For further information please contact 25314900. SUN, 4 MAY GUABA OPENING FIESTA A fiesta celebrating the Guaba Beach Bar’s opening for the 2014 summer season. The programme includes performances by YVES V, Gregori Klosman, Tristan Garner, Dj Janus, Swordfish and Dj Monday. Venue: Guaba Beach Bar Time: 10:00-21:00 Entrance: €10. Free entrance before 12:00. For further information and bookings please contact 96682865. THU, 8 MAY CONCERT “My soul, listen to what I dream” With soloist Manolis Neophytou (piano). The programme includes works by S. Barber, C. Saint-Saens, A. Schoenberg and F. Mendelssohn. Organised by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. Venue: Rialto Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €12, €7 (18-26 years old and pensioners). Free entrance vouchers for children under 18 years old. Tickets available at the theatre’s box office (tel. 77777745) and online at www.rialto.com.cy. For further information please contact 22463144, 77777745. WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy

FRI, 9 MAY MUSIC PERFORMANCE With the “Silver Voice of Russia” award winner Oleg Pogudin. The programme includes famous love songs of Russia, France, Italy and Greece. Organised by Rialto Theatre. Venue: Rialto Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €20, €15 Tickets available at the Theatre’s box office (tel. 77777745) and online at www.rialto.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777745. SAT, 10 MAY ROCK MUSIC PERFORMANCE With Greek singer/songwriter Pavlos Pavlidis and the B-Movies band. Venue: Ravens Time: 22:30 For further information and tickets please contact 99614100. SAT, 10 MAY - SUN, 11 MAY FLOWER FESTIVAL (ANTHESTIRIA) “Anthestiria” is a celebration for the coming of Spring and the renewal of nature and life dating back to Ancient Greece. The programme includes a flower exhibition, a flower open air market as well as various song and dance performances. Organised by the Germasogeia Municipality. Venue: Potamos tis Germasogeias Parking Place For further information please contact 25879898, 25323211. WED, 14 MAY CHARITY AFTERNOON COCKTAIL The programme includes a fashion show, a dance show and a bingo game with 10


May 2014 many gifts for the winners. All proceeds will be donated to the Pancyprian Organisation for Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons (P.O.A.A. Limassol). Venue: Carob Mill (Richard and Berengaria Ballrooms) Time: 16:00-19:00 Entrance: €10 For further information please contact 25877878. THU, 15 MAY - FRI, 16 MAY CHARITY CONCERT “Until now” A concert by young Cypriot composer Andreas Anastasiou. Choreography: Antigone Tasouri. Performances by Christos Gregoriades, Mariella Savvidou, Christos Nicolaou, Andreas Christoforou, Andria Angeli and Irene Papas. Host: Constantina Neophytou. Productions Christina Ioannou and Stavros Pogiatzis. Presented by HEARTCYPRUS. All net proceeds will be donated to the Cyprus Anticancer Society. Venue: B Municipal Market (Theatro Ena) Time: 20:00-21:30 Entrance: €10 For further information please contact 96846418. WEBSITE: www.andreasanastasiou.com FRI, 16 MAY CHARITY CONCERT With Greek singer Melina Aslanidou. Accompanied by musicians Manolis Androulakis (guitar, vocals), Andreas Karantinis (bouzouki, vocals), Leonidas Kyries (bass, voice) and Vasilis Bacharides (cymbals). All proceeds will be donated to the Cyprus Association of Cancer Patiens and Friends (PASYKAF). Venue: Rialto Theatre Time: 20:30

Entrance: €20, €16 Tickets available at the Theatre’s box office (tel. 77777745) and online at www.rialto.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777745. MON, 19 MAY MUSIC PERFORMANCE “Crack In my Soul” A music performance with Elena Anayiotou and Perro Neggro. Organised by Rialto Theatre. Venue: Rialto Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €15, €10 Tickets available at the Theatre’s box office (tel. 77777745) and online at www.rialto.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777745. SAT, 24 MAY VIOLIN CONCERT “Richard Strauss: Tribute to his 150th birth anniversary” With soloist Wofgang Schroeder. The programme includes works by R. Strauss, G. Ligeti and R. Martinu. Conductor: Alkis Baltas. Organised by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. Venue: Rialto Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €12, €7 (18-26 years old and pensioners). Free entrance vouchers for children under 18 years old. Tickets available at the theatre’s box office (tel. 77777745) and online at www.rialto.com.cy. For further information please contact 22463144, 77777745. WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy

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May 2014 SAT, 24 MAY - THU, 31 JUL PRINTMAKING EXHIBITION By artist Nota Siotropou. Venue: Hambis Printmaking Center Visiting hours: 10:00-13:00 and 16:00-18:00 Free Entrance For further information please contact 25222772 (Wed-Sun). WEBSITE: www.hambisprintmakingcenter.org.cy WED, 28 MAY OPERA & CONTEMPORARY THEATRE “Fear Industry” The performance combining opera/aria (works by Händel, Purcell, Schumann, Pärt etc) and contemporary theatre (contemporary literary works) explores a society increasingly preoccupied with real and manufactured fear and threat. With actors Marios Ioannou and Elena Kallinikou and soprano Marianna Suri. Organised by Rialto Theatre. Venue: Rialto Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €15, €10 Tickets available at the Theatre’s box office (tel. 77777745) and online at www.rialto.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777745. THU, 29 MAY - SUN, 1 JUN 47TH FITASC EUROPEAN SPORTING CHAMPIONSHIP - EUROPEAN CUP FINAL Organised by the Cyprus Shooting Sport Federation. Venue: Limassol International Shooting Range, Armenohori village For further information please contact 22449822. WEBSITE: www.fitasc.com

FRI, 30 MAY - SAT, 31 MAY MUSIC PERFORMANCE With Cypriot singer/songwriter Alkinoos Ioannides. Accompanied by George Kaloudis (cello, Cretan lyra, vocals). Organised by Rialto Theatre. Venue: Rialto Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €15, €10 Tickets available at the Theatre’s box office (tel. 77777745) and online at www.rialto.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777745. SAT, 31 MAY MUSIC PERFORMANCE A “swing, shuffle and soul” performance with Greek singer Panos Mouzourakis. Venue: MOV Musig Stage Time: 23:00 Entrance: €20, €18 (pre-sale) including 1 drink For further information and reservations please contact 99536060.

LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) WALK A stroll in Neapolis, Nemesos, Limassol….Lemesos. See the best of Lemesos in a Walking Tour organised by the Municipality of Lemesos in collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism Organisation and the Cyprus Tourist Guides Association. The tour aims to giving you the opportunity to get to know the historical centre of Lemesos by walking through its narrow streets which visually “narrate” its long history. Monuments of the past, traditional workshops, unique architectural features, the bustling life of the old market and 12


May 2014 traditional shops all reflect the city´s atmosphere, the main element of this tour. Every Monday (in English) Starting point: CTO Information Office, 142 Agiou Andreou Str. Time: 10:00 Free guiding and participation Booking in advance is necessary Offered by the Lemesos (Limassol) Municipality in collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism Organisation and the Cyprus Tourist Guides Association. Organised by the Cyprus Tourist Guides Association in collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism Organisation. For further information on the walks please contact 25362756. OPEN AIR CREATIVE MARKET Every 2nd Saturday of the month An art crafts market by independent artistis and creative people. Venue: Medieval Castle Square Time: 9:00-18:00 Organised by the “The City of Handcraft” (Politexnies). For further information please contact 99073100.

EVENTS IN TROODOS SAT, 10 - SUN, 11 AND SAT, 17 - SUN, 18 MAY 8TH AGROS ROSE FESTIVAL The programme of the festival includes among others a painting competition, a recipe competition with rose as the main ingredient, demonstration of traditional Cypriot professions, an open air market, folk music and dance performances, active participation in rose-picking, the distillation process of roses and rosebush planting at a designated space. During the festival the village’s small train will provide rides along the venues of the festival whilst all the local rose workshops will be open to visitors. The festival is organised by the Agros Community Council and the Troodos Tourism Board. Venue: Agros village (various locations) The Troodos Tourism Board offers guided excursions from Lemesos and Lefkosia to the events’ locations. Bus transportation fee: €5 per person. From Lemesos (Limassol): Departure point: CTO Information Office Germasogeia Departure time: 9:00 (11/5), 10:00 (18/5) Return time: 16:00 (11/5 & 18/5) For reservations please contact 25323211 (CTO Information Office Germasogeia) From Lefkosia (Nicosia): Departure point: Cyprus Handicraft Centre Departure time: 9:00 (11/5), 10:00 (18/5) Return time: 16:00 (11/5 & 18/5) For reservations please contact 22674264 (CTO Information Office Lefkosia). For further information please contact 25421020, 25521333, 99645575. 13


May 2014 EVENTS IN LARNAKA SUN, 16 FEB - SUN, 30 NOV MUSICAL SUNDAYS Organised by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation in co-operation with the Larnaka Municipality. SUN, 18 MAY Popular Greek songs from the 1930s1960s with the “Michalis Hadjimichael Music Ensemble” SUN, 25 MAY Cypriot and Greek songs with the “Neophytos Rousos Vocal Ensemble and Mandolinata Orchestra” Venue: Larnaka Seafront Stage, Foinikoudes. Time: 11:00 For further information please contact 22691247, 24654322. SAT, 3 MAY MUSIC PERFORMANCE With Greek singer/songwriter Yiannis Aggelakas. Accompanied by musiciangs Dinos Sadikis (baglamas, guitar), Titos Kargiotakis (electric guitar, keyboards), Stathis Arabatzis (guitar) and Christos Harbilas (percussions, electronics) Venue: Savino Live Time: 22:00 Entrance: €15 For further information and bookings please contact 99860304, 99426011. SUN, 11 MAY ESSENCE LAUNCH PARTY A deep/tech house and techno party with Nic Fanciulli, Dave Mothersole, Fantis, Aristodemos and Harry Borg. Venue: Silly Festival Bar Time: 18:00-00:00

Entrance: €15 For further information please contact 96290920. THU, 29 MAY CONCERT “Young Artists Platform (1) - The first step” With soloists Stavroula Thoma (piano), Marios Ioannou (violin), Savvas Lagou (violin) and Anna Economou (violin). The programme includes works by W.A. Mozart, J. S. Bach, P. Sarasate, G. Rossini and C. Saint-Saens. Conductor: Roland Melia. Organised by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with the Youth Board of Cyprus. Venue: Larnaka Municipal Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €12, €7 (18-26 years old and pensioners). Free entrance vouchers for students under 18 years old. Tickets available at the theatre’s box office (tel. 24665794). For further information please contact 22463144, 24665794.

SAT, 31 MAY MUSIC PERFORMANCE With Greek singer Natasa Bofiliou. Venue: Pattichion Municipal Amphitheatre Time: TBA For further information and tickets please contact 22388322.

LARNAKA WALKS Every Wednesday LARNAKA-PAST AND PRESENT This walk covers the history of Larnaka and its development by focusing on the role that the sea had throughout the centuries. 14


May 2014 Starting point: CTO Information Office, Vasileos Pavlou Square. Time 10:00 Free guiding and participation Booking in advance is necessary Every Friday SCALA - ITS CRAFTSMEN Scala is around the area Larnaka Fort and Agios Lazaros Church. The aim of this walk is to explore the area and visit the Handicraft Workshops created by young ceramic artist most of who are inspired by ancient Cypriot art. The Walk goes through picturesque streets of the Turkish sector of Larnaka, where visitors have the chance to see traditional white washed houses, houses with kiosks and the present use of this residential area. Starting point: Larnaka Fort (Medieval Museum). Time: 10:00 Free guiding and participation Booking in advance is necessary Offered by the Larnaka Municipality in collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism Organisation and the Cyprus Tourist Guides Association. Organised by the Cyprus Tourist Guides Association in collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism Organisation. For further information and bookings please contact 24654322. LARNAKA CITY CRUISERS (BIKING TOURS) Tourists and locals alike can view the sights of Larnaka from a different angle by renting a ‘City Cruiser’ biking tour. The special passenger bikes - which look a little like buggy carts with pedals - are

already popular in other European destinations where riders (with very strong legs!) cycle with their passengers in the back enjoying the sights. The bikes are an environmentally friendly way to travel as they use a solar-powered battery, meet all European safety standards and are operated by trained riders who know firstaid. They are also suitable for people with disabilities. There are three tours on offer: The City Centre Tour (which takes in the town centre with all its shops), The Arts and Culture Tour (which takes in the workshops and galleries of Larnaka), and a Historical Tour Around the Town (which takes in the museums, churches and ancient monuments). These are the first bikes of their kind on the island and are certain to offer something unique to anyone who wants to see Larnaka and its sights in a memorable way. Cost: €12 (45 - 50 minutes) per bike (for two persons) with rider. For further information contact 70005960 or info@mycitycruisers.com. Website: www.larnakaregion.com

EVENTS IN PAFOS SUN, 16 FEB - SUN, 28 DEC MUSICAL SUNDAYS Organised by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation in co-operation with the Pafos Municipality. SUN, 4 MAY Traditional Cypriot dances with the “Chloraka Folklore Association” 15


May 2014 SUN, 11 MAY A different take on music by famous Greek composers and popular world music with the “Scent of a Woman Music Ensemble” SUN, 18 MAY Traditional Cypriot songs and dances with the “Konia Cultural Folklore Workshop” SUN, 25 MAY Well-known songs from the theatre and cinematography with the “Annini and Marios Music Ensemble” Venue: Archaeological Park Entrance, Limanaki, Kato Pafos Time: 11:00 For further information please contact 22691247, 26932841, 26930521. SAT, 10 MAY 3RD INTERNATIONAL PAFOS CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL The festival programme includes and art exhibition titled “Magic World”, a photo exhibition themed “ The Magic World of Nature”, an award ceremony and a Gala Concert. Organised by the CyprusRussian Association of Pafos, the International School of Pafos, the Pafos Municipality and the Pafos Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Venue: The International School of Pafos Time: 11:00 Free Entrance For further information please contact 99194995, 99877250. SAT, 10 MAY BIRD LIFE CYPRUS FIELD TRIP “Resident raptors, recent migrants and water birds” A field trip organised by Bird Life Cyprus. Venue: Kannaviou Dam and Pafos Forest Departure point: Stroumbi village, Esso Petrol Station, opposite turn off to Polemi

Departure time: 9:30 For further information please contact 26946682 (Colin Richardson - Field trip Leader). WEBSITE: www.birdlifecyprus.org THU, 15 MAY COMMUNITY OUTREACH CONCERT “Musical Bouquet” The programme includes works by M. A. Charpentier, D. Cimarosa, P.I. Tchaikovsky, G. Faure, E. Grieg, E. Elgar, L. Anderson, E. Morricone, H. Chr. Lumbye, M. Theodorakis and Y. Hadjiloizou. Conductor/Presenter: Alkis Baltas. Organised by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with the Polis Chrysochous Municipality. Venue: Polis Chrysochous Municipal Cultural Centre Time: 20:30 Free Entrance For further information please contact 22463144. MON, 26 MAY - FRI, 30 MAY 14TH INTERNATIONAL PHAROS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL FIVE CONSECUTIVE CHAMBER CONCERTS With François-Frédéric Guy, Yevgeny Sudbin and Ashley Wass (piano), Daishin Kashimoto, Tanja Becker-Bender, Boris Brovtsyn and Levon Chilingirian (violin), Diemut Poppen (viola) and Alexander Chaushian (cello). Organised by the Pharos Arts Foundation. Venue: Royal Manor House, Kouklia village Time: 20:30 Entrance: €10. Tickets available at the Box Office (tel. 70009304) and online at www.pharostickets.org. 16


May 2014 For further information please contact 22663871.

PAFOS WALK Every Thursday STROLLING AROUND PAFOS TOWN CENTRE (KTIMA) In an effort to get visitors acquainted with Pafos Town Centre (Ktima), which is the newest part of the city of Pafos as opposed to New Pafos, the ancient Hellenistic and Roman Capital of Cyprus, the Municipality of Pafos would like to invite everyone to visit Pafos Town Centre (Ktima) and get to know this part of Pafos, incorrectly considered as merely a shopping area. The walking tour Strolling around Pafos Town Centre (Ktima) aims to provide an overall picture of Pafos and how Pafos Town Centre evolved and developed from the late Byzantine and Medieval times to what as it was called until recently Κtima. The Pafos Town Centre (Ktima) is associated with the local everyday life of the population. For the Pafians though, Pafos Town Centre (Ktima) has so much more to it…. Through historic references, linked with some very important historic phases including Medieval, Ottoman, British and modern times; one will ‘walk’ into the past but will also get better acquainted with the commercial centre of Pafos. The walk is led by a licensed CTO qualified guide. It lasts about two and a half hours, including a half-hour break for refreshments. Starting point: CTO Information Office, 8 Agoras Str. Time: 10:00 Free guiding and participation

Booking in advance is necessary Offered by the Pafos Municipality in collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism Organisation and the Cyprus Tourist Guides Association. Organised by the Cyprus Tourist Guides Association in collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism Organisation. For further information and bookings please contact 26932841.

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May 2014 USEFUL TELEPHONES Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture 22800933 Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation 22128157 Cyprus Theatrical Organisation 22492900 Nicosia Municipal Theatre 77772717 Pallas Theatre 22410181 Strovolos Municipal Theatre 22313010 Lemesos Patticheion Municipal Theatre 25343341 Larnaka Patticheion Theatre 24629300 Larnaka Town Hall Theatre 24665794 Pafos Markideion Theatre 26932571 Rialto Theatre 25343900, 77777745 State Gallery of Contemporary Art 22304947 Famagusta Gate 22430877 The Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre 22797400 Lefkosia Municipality Cultural Services 23816300 Anastasios Leventis G Foundation 22667706 Pierides Foundation 24651345 Skali Cultural Centre 22336363 Paralimni Municipality 23819212 Agia Napa Municipality 23816307 Polis Chrysochous Municipality 26321321 Pafos Aphrodite festival Ltd 26822218 Pharos Arts Foundation 22663871 Artos Cultural and Research Foundation 22445455 Theatre ENA 22348203 www.cyprus-tickets.com 7000-9303 NOTE: The Cyprus Tourism Organisation cannot accept responsibility for any changes in any of the events listed above, that may occur due to unforeseen factors. Please contact the organisers by phone for confirmation.

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