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September 2013 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 SAT, 21 SEP - SUN, 29 SEP EUROPEAN HERITAGE DAYS 2013 A series of various events under the theme title for 2013 “Re-cycling Culture”. Participants: Lefkosia (Nicosia) Municipality, Milikouri Community Council, Geri Municipality, Mitsero Community Council, Strovolos Municipality, Galata Community Council, Platres Community Council, Kato Polemidia Municipality, Kato Drys Community Council, Athienou Municipality, Larnaka Municipality, Trachipedoula Community Council, Polis Chrysochou Municipality, Agios Statos Agios Photios Community Council, Pafos Municipality, Karavas Municipality Keryneia Municipality, Society of Cypriot Studies and Potamia Community Council. Organised by the Town Planning and Housing Department. Venues: multiple locations Free Entrance The full programme of events is available online at www.moi.gov.cy/tph. For further information please go to contact 22408173.

EVENTS IN LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) WED, 24 APR - SUN, 6 OCT ART EXHIBITION “The World of Cyprus”

An exhibition of the famous painting composition by artist Adamantios Diamantis. The artwork consists of 11 panels and was created in Cyprus between 1967 and 1972. It features 67 figures, sitting and standing one next to the other, like bringing the people of Cyprus together. The artwork will be exhibited at Leventis Museum until the beginning of October, when it will be transported to its new home, the A.G. Leventis Gallery, as part of The Cyprus Collection. Venue: Leventis Museum (Temporary Exhibition Hall) Visiting hours: 10:00-16:30 (Tue-Sun), 10:00-22:00 (Wed). Closed on Monday. Free Entrance For further information please contact 22661475. MON, 10 JUN - THU, 19 SEP ART EXHIBITION A group exhibition of paintings, sculptures, engravings and installations. Participating artists: Angelos Antonopoulos, Stass Paraskos, Pavlos Samios, Andreas Karajan, Panos Stefanidis, Nikos Papaloukas, Theofilos Katsipanos, Andreas Makariou, Fotos Demetriou, Antonis Rizopoulos, Erato Hadjisavva, Toula Mala, Myriam Maconon, Zacharias Koumblis, Marios Varellas, Andreas Efstathiou, Panagiotis Pasantas, Constantinos Stephanou, George Erotokritos, Christakis Polydorou, Christina Christofi, Vasilis Prapas, Elena Crhysanthou, Michalis Mozoras, Myro Psara, Paula Hadjipapa, Christos Christou, Katerina Vavlitou, Athena Bettini, Luna Hamad and Panagiotis Lambrianides. Venue: Apocalypse Gallery

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September 2013 Visiting hours: 10:30-13.00 and 16:30-20:00 (daily), 10:30-14:00 (Sat). Closed on Sunday. Free Entrance For further information please contact 22300150. 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 TUE, 3 SEP CHARITY GREEK CONCERT With singer Natasa Theodoridou and composer Giorgos Theofanous. All proceeds will be donated to charity. Organised by Radio Proto. Venue: Arch. Makarios III Amphitheatre Time: 21:00 (doors open 20:00) Entrance: €20. Tickets available online at www.tickethour.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777040. TUE, 3 SEP - MON, 26 SEP OPEN AIR GERMAN FILM DAYS Organised by the Goethe Institut Cyprus. English subtitles available. Screenings: 1) Tuesday 3/9: “I was nineteen” 2) Thursday 5/9: “Run if you can” 3) Tuesday 10/9: “Die Ehe der Maria Braun” 4) Thursday 12/9: “M-A Town is looking for a murderer” 5) Tuesday: 17/9: “Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss” 6) Thursday 19/9: “The life of others” 7) Tuesday 24/9: “The murderers are among us” 8) Thursday 26/9: “Lola” Venue: Goethe Institute Time: 21:00 Free Entrance 2


September 2013 For further information please contact 22674608. TUE, 3 SEP - SUN, 20 OCT KYPRIA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL Organised by the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture. TUE, 3 SEP “Mozart - The Life of a Legend who has Marked the History of Music”. Concert with the Cyprus Youth Symphony. Venue: Strovolos Municipal Theatre WED, 11 SEP “Atitlo”. Dance performance with Carolina Constantinou. Venue: THOC Central Stage WED, 18 SEP “A Misunderstanding Concerning the Sweet Land of Cyprus”. An original play by Kyros Papavassiliou. Venue: Arch. Makarios III Amphitheatre FRI, 20 SEP - SAT, 21 SEP “Carmina Burana” with the Spellbound Contemporary Ballet from Italy. Venue: THOC Central Stage MON, 23 SEP “Swan Lake” with the Russian Star Ballet Theatre. Venue: Arch. Makarios III Amphitheatre THU, 26 SEP - FRI, 27 SEP “Faust”. An adaptation of J.W. Goethe’s tragedy by Stephanos Droussiotis. Venue: THOC Central Stage Entrance: €10, €5 for all performances Time: 20:30 for all performances Ticket Sales: SoEasy Kiosks islandwide, Time Out Kiosk in Pafos and online at

www.soldoutticketbox.com. For further information please contact 70002212. WEBSITE: www.kypria.org.cy THU, 5 SEP MUSIC PERFORMANCE & PAINTING EXHIBITION A live acoustic performance by Greek songwriter/singer Thanos Anestopoulos and a painting exhibition entitled “Remember your mortality” with works by Anestopoulos. Venue: Neverland Rock Bar Time: 22:00 Entrance: €10 For further information and reservations please contact 99021362, 99436512. THU, 5 SEP GREEK MUSIC PERFORMANCE With singer Giorgos Tsalikis. Venue: Occhio Lounge Time: 22:00 Entrance: €35, €30, €15 For further information and bookings please contact 22255111. FRI, 6 SEP GREEK MUSIC CONCERT With singers Despoina Vandi and Elli Kokkinou. The concert is part of the 21st Milk Festival. Organised by the Chalkanoras Idaliou Association and the Dali Cultural Committee. Venue: Chalkanoras Idaliou Football Field Time: 20:30 Entrance: €50, €35, €15. Tickets available at all “Zorbas” bakeries islandwide. For further information please contact 99934560.

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September 2013 FRI, 6 SEP - SUN, 8 SEP FLYING AWAY ART AND MUSIC FESTIVAL 2013 The festival features various food stalls, arts and crafts exhibits and tech house, reggae and indie rock music performances. Participating artists: Friday 6/9: Cousin & Co, Wanderlust, J. Kriste Master of Disguise and Konstantinos Vita. Saturday 7/9: Pol Em, Mario Chris & Shadow, The Vinyl Mafia, Babamat (feat. Walk of Art), Manic Mike and Michel Fialas. Sunday 8/9: Portiero, Atoutaleme, GAD. and Mr. Pakman. Venue: Orfeas Stadium Time: 18:00-0:00 Free Entrance For further information please contact 96670494. SAT, 7 SEP THE 1ST CITY MARKET FESTIVAL An open-air market where one can find vintage clothes and shoes, jewellery, old books, herbs, handmade creations and more. Part of the proceeds will be donated to charity. Venue: Acropolis Park Time: 9:00-18:00 Free Entrance For further information please contact 96857865. WEBSITE: www.citymarkets.net SAT, 7 SEP PERFORMANCE AND LIVE ART PLATFORM The day-event programme includes screenings, performances, workshops, visual installations, a conference about “Artistic definitions of Performance Art” as well as debates about “Performance as a document”. Venue: Point Centre for Contemporary Art

Time: 11:00-21:30 Free Entrance For further information please contact 22662053. MON, 9 SEP CHARITY CONCERT “Memories” A music event with Avra Siati and Katie Economidou (voice), Marios Ioannou (piano) and Marios Pavlou (violin). Organised by the Alzheimer Patients’ Association. Venue: Presidential Palace Time: 20:00 Entrance: €10. All proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimer Patients’ Association. For further information and tickets please contact 97723456, 99427540. TUE, 10, WED, 11 AND THU, 12 SEP SHORT FILM FESTIVAL “Short Matters” The festival presents for the 7th consecutive year the best European short films of the European Film Academy. Greek and English subtitles available. Organised by the Ministry of Education and Culture, the European Film Academy and the Artos Foundation. Venue: Artos Foundation Time: 21:00 Free Entrance For further information please contact 22445455. WEBSITE: www.artosfoundation.org/shortmatters FRI, 13 SEP GREEK MUSIC CONCERT “A Tribute to the Legends” The sons of four legendary Greek singers, Yiannis Parios, Stratos Dionysiou, 4


September 2013 Gregoris Bithikotsis and Stamatis Kokotas team up to pay tribute to their fathers as part of the “Tribute to the Legends - Songs of our Fathers tour”. The lineup consists of Demetris Kokotas, Gregoris Bithikotsis Jr., Haris Varthakouris and Stelios Dionysiou. Organised by the Lakatamia Municipality. Venue: Lakatamia Municipal Amphitheatre Time: 21:00 Entrance: €12 For further information please contact 22380905. FRI, 13 SEP GREEK MUSIC CONCERT With Cypriot composer, lyricist, singer and orchestrator Alkinoos Ioannides. Venue: Skali Aglantzias Amphitheatre Time: 21:00 (doors open at 20:00) Entrance: €18 (pre-sale), €15 (at the door), €10 (children under 12 years). Tickets available online at www.tickethour.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777040. SAT, 14 SEP 7TH CYPRUS-RUSSIA CHARITY GALA The programme includes performances by Russian and Cypriot opera divas Aida Garifullina and Zoe Nicolaides with the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, Valery DiDula with his virtuoso live band, Russian pop artists Vladimir Presnyakov and Natalia Podolskaya and more. All proceeds will be donated to the Radiomarathon Foundation. Venue: Presidential Palace Time: 20:15 Entrance: €90. Tickets available online at www.tickethour.com.cy. For further information please contact 22867400.

MON, 16 SEP - WED, 2 OCT AGLANTZIA FESTIVAL 2013 Organised by the Aglantzia Municipality. MON, 16 SEP Music performance by teachers of The Art of Music music school. Venue: Skali Aglantzias Cultural Centre Time: 20:30 WED, 18 SEP Two shadow theatre shows by Pambos and Andreas Charalambous. Venue: Spyros Kyprianou Park Time: 19:00 (1st show) & 20:00 (2nd show) SAT, 21 SEP Theatre workshop for children (ages 7-10) (in Greek) with actresses Demetra Demetriadou and Elena Pavlidou. Venue: Skali Aglantzias Cultural Centre Time: 10:00-13:00 SUN, 22 SEP Theatre performance (in Greek) entitled “Ta proxenia”. Adapted and directed by Pitsa Antoniadou. Venue: Skali Aglantzias Amphitheatre Time: 20:30 MON, 23 SEP Folklore/ethnic performance by the “Makam” music ensemble and performer Sophia Papazoglou. Venue: Skali Aglantzias Amphitheatre Time: 20:30 TUE, 24 SEP “Rembetika” and folklore songs by the “AENAON” compania of the “Aphrodite” Geroskipou Folklore Association. Venue: Skali Aglantzias Cultural Centre Time: 20:30 5


September 2013 THU, 26 SEP Theatre performance (in Greek) entitled “To mpoufan tis Harley i pali kala” with actress Annita Santorinaiou. Directed by Giorgos Mouaimis. Venue: Skali Aglantzias Cultural Centre Time: 20:30 Free Entrance for all events For further information please contact 22462058, 22462142. TUE, 17 SEP - SUN, 22 SEP SEPTEMBERFEST - NICOSIA BEER FUN FESTIVAL The festival includes a variety of 60 beers from all around the world, food stalls and various music performances. Participating artists: Pantelis Thalassinos, Rallia Christidou, Mple, Minus One, 40+ Rock Band, Zilla Project, Papigion, Asmation Live and many more. Organised by the Nicosia Tourism Board. Venue: Costantza Moat Time: 19:00-0:30 Entrance: €5 (including 1 drink). Free entrance for children. For further information please contact 22485420. FRI, 20 SEP GREEK MUSIC PERFORMANCE With Cypriot singer / songwriter Michalis Hadjiyiannis. Venue: Arch. Makarios III Amphitheatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €25, €20. Tickets available online at www.tickethour.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777040.

MON, 23 SEP - MON, 28 OCT POP UP FESTIVAL 2013 The festival aims at promoting young Cypriot artists whilst rejuvenating the “neglected” Makariou Avenue. The programme includes various exhibitions, workshops, screenings, performances and concerts. Within the framework of “Project Nicosia” organised by the Lefkosia (Nicosia) Municipality. Venue: Makariou Avenue (multiple locations) Free Entrance For further information please contact 22797216. WEBSITE: www.projectnicosia.com SAT, 28 SEP ICE CREAM FESTIVAL “A Scoop of Nicosia”. The programme includes free ice cream, ice cream related food stalls, children’s activities and music performances. Organised by the Nicosia Tourism Board. Venue: Famagusta Gate Moat Time: 17:00-23:00 Free Entrance For further information please contact 22889600. SAT, 28 SEP - THU, 3 OCT PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION A photography exhibition with images from the Lefkosia (Nicosia) old city centre by photographer Panikos Neokleous. Organised by the Nicosia Tourism Board. Venue: Famagusta Gate Visiting hours: 10:00-13:00 and 17:00-20:00 Free Entrance For further information please contact 22889600.

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September 2013 MON, 30 SEP PIANO RECITAL With pianist Hayk Melikyan. The programme includes works by Stockhausenm Cowell, Akshelyan, Fénelon, Górecki, Jarell, Feldman, Kurtág, Simaku and Barber. Within the framework of the 5th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival. 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. FLEA MARKET OF NICOSIA The first indoor flea market in Lefkosia (Nicosia) where one can find new and 7


September 2013 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) ART EXHIBITION TUE, 2 JUL - MON, 30 SEP A group exhibition of paintings, sculptures and ceramics by Cypriot and Greek artists. Venue: Gallery Morfi Visiting hours: 10:00-13:00 and 16:3019:00 (Tue-Fri), 10:00-13:00 (Mon & Sat). Closed on Sunday. Free Entrance For further information please contact 25378733. THU, 29 AUG - SUN, 8 SEP WINE FESTIVAL During the 11-day festival, wine will be offered free of charge from 19:00 hours until 23:00 hours. Visitors can also watch the traditional pressing of the grapes. Music, dance and theatre performances, take place in the open-air theatre within the Lemesos (Limassol) Municipal Gardens. Organised by the Lemesos (Limassol) Municipality. Venue: Lemesos (Limassol) Municipal Gardens.

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation in co-operation with the Lemesos (Limassol) Municipality offers free transportation to the Wine Festival in Lemesos (Limassol) Municipal Gardens. Entrance fee and other expenses are to be paid by the participants. Transportation Dates: ● Friday 30/8  Saturday 31/8 ● Sunday 1/9 ● Friday 6/9  Saturday 7/9 ● Sunday 8/9 Meeting Places: From Lefkosia (Nicosia): Cyprus Handicraft Centre at 18:30hrs From Larnaka: Vasileos Pavlou Square (CTO Information Office) at 19:00 hrs From Agia Napa: Agia Napa Monastery (Parking Place) at 18:30 hrs From Pafos: Municipal Parking Place (near the mosaics) at 18:30 hrs Departure from the Wine Festival at 23:00hrs. Reservations: As there is a limited number of seats, advance booking is necessary at least two days before the tour. The system will operate on a first come, first served basis. For further information for the excursions and bookings please contact your nearest CTO Information Office at: Lefkosia (Nicosia): tel. 22674264 Larnaka: tel. 24654322 Pafos: tel. 26930521 Agia Napa: tel. 23721796 Time: 19:00-23:00 (daily), 19:00-23:30 (Fri-Sat) Entrance: €6 (adults - including one free bottle of Cypriot wine), €5 (13-18 years old), €4 (children up to 12 years old)

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September 2013 For further information regarding the Wine Festival please contact 25344402, 25344952, 25745919. TUE, 3 SEP - SUN, 20 OCT KYPRIA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL Organised by the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture. SAT, 14 SEP & MON, 16 SEP “Atitlo”. Dance performance with Carolina Constantinou. Venue: Rialto Theatre THU, 19 SEP “Carmina Burana” with the Spellbound Contemporary Ballet from Italy. Venue: Rialto Theatre MON, 23 SEP “A Misunderstanding Concerning the Sweet Land of Cyprus”. An original play by Kyros Papavassiliou. Venue: Municipal Gardens Theatre TUE, 24 SEP “Swan Lake” with the Russian Star Ballet Theatre. Venue: Municipal Gardens Theatre SUN, 29 SEP “Faust”. An adaptation of J.W. Goethe’s tragedy by Stephanos Droussiotis. Venue: Rialto Theatre Entrance: €10, €5 for all performances Time: 20:30 for all performances Ticket Sales: SoEasy Kiosks islandwide, Time Out Kiosk in Pafos and online at www.soldoutticketbox.com. For further information please contact 70002212. WEBSITE: www.kypria.org.cy

WED, 4 SEP SUMMER MUSIC PARTY Sfera 96.9 radio station celebrates its 10th anniversary with 10 artists; Giorgos Tsalikis, Giorgos Sambanis, Giorgos Papadopoulos, Claydee, Knock Out, Amaryllis, Sakis Arseniou, Kyriakos Kyanos, Demetris Yiotis and Sasa Basta. Presenter: Natalia Germanou. DJs: Nikos Souliotis and Valentino. Venue: Dolce Club Time: 22:00 Entrance: €10 For further information please contact 22744455, 25314900. WEBSITE: www.sfera.com.cy FRI, 6 SEP MUSIC PERFORMANCE & PAINTING EXHIBITION A live acoustic performance by Greek songwriter/singer Thanos Anestopoulos and a painting exhibition entitled “Remember your mortality” with works by Anestopoulos. Accompanied on stage by Cypriot band “Lopodites”. Venue: Ravens Time: 22:00 For further information and reservations please contact 99614100. SAT, 7 SEP 3RD ROCK FESTIVAL Participalting bands: Tiflopontikes, Lazerock, Terirem, The Coop Band, Prospectus, Almpatros and Akoustikoi Epivates. DJ’s: Fanis Krigkos, Sosis Theodosiou. Organised by the Limassol Co-Operative Savings Bank in co-operation with Kanali 6. Venue: Heroes Square Time: 19:30 Free Entrance 9


September 2013 For further information please contact 77777745. WED, 11 SEP GREEK CONCERT With singer Kostas Makedonas and the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Mesa Yeitonia Municipality. Conductor: Anastasios Arampatzis. Organised by the Mesa Yeitonia Municipality. Venue: Rialto Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €10, €8 Tickets available at the Theatre’s box office (tel. 77777745) and online at www.rialto.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777745. SAT, 14 SEP GREEK MUSIC CONCERT With Cypriot composer, lyricist, singer and orchestrator Alkinoos Ioannides. Venue: Kourion Ancient Theatre Time: 21:00 (doors open at 20:00) Entrance: €18 (pre-sale), €15 (at the door), €10 (children under 12 years). Tickets available online at www.tickethour.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777040. MON, 16 SEP GREEK MUSIC CONCERT With singer Haris Alexiou and the “Nouveau Sextet”. Nouveau Sextet: Thomas Constantinou (oud, guitar, mandolin, lute, tzouras), Sotiris Lemonides (piano, keyboards, tzouras), Alexandros Arkadopoulos (clarinet, flute, kaval), Demetris Tsakas (saxophones (soprano & alto)), classical guitar, flute), Costas Constantinou (douple-bass, bow)

and Costas Meratakis (multi percussion set). Venue: Kourion Ancient Theatre Time: 21:00 Entrance: €20 For further information please contact 96206362. TUE, 17 SEP - WED, 18 SEP SHORT FILM FESTIVAL “Short Matters” The festival presents for the 7th consecutive year the best European short films of the European Film Academy. Greek and English subtitles available. Organised by the Ministry of Education and Culture, the European Film Academy and the Artos Foundation. Venue: Cyprus University of Technology Time: 21:00 Free Entrance For further information please contact 22445455, 25002481. WEBSITE: www.artosfoundation.org/shortmatters THU, 19 SEP FULL MOON OPEN AIR CONCERT An open air concert with the Lemesos (Limassol) Municipality Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Thanasis Athanasiou. Organised by the Lemesos (Limassol) Municipality. Venue: Enaerios Seafront Time: 20:30 Free Entrance For further information please contact 25342153. THU, 19 SEP SONG AND DANCE SHOW With Matthew Edmondson featuring Michelle May and the TOTT events team. Venue: Pissouri Amphitheatre 10


September 2013 Time: 19:00 Entrance: €10 For further information and bookings please contact 99151996. SAT, 21 SEP GREEK MUSIC PERFORMANCE With Cypriot singer / songwriter Michalis Hadjiyiannis. Venue: Municipal Gardens Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €25, €20, €15. Tickets available online at www.tickethour.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777040. WED, 25 SEP DANCE PERFORMANCE “Parkin’son” The D’Annas, father and son explore their relationship on stage; a collection of personal events, through the skin lines and the bodies connected through blood. Concept and direction: Giulio D’Anna. Performance: Giulio and Stefano D’Anna. Original soundtrack: Maarten Bokslag. Light and set design: Theresia Knevel and Daniel Caballero. Within the framework of the Open House Festival of Dance House Lemesos. Venue: Rialto Theatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €12, €8. Tickets available at the Theatre’s box office (tel. 77777745) and online at www.rialto.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777745. FRI, 27 SEP CHORAL MUSIC “Choral Crossroads 2013 - Singing the Bridges II” A 4-day festival exploring choral music as a medium for peaceful coexistence and Euro-Mediterranean collaboration with

youth choirs from Estonia, Hungary, Egypt, Lebanon, Croatia and Cyprus. Organised by Cultural Movement Epilogi in collaboration with the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat. Venue: Rialto Theatre Time: 20:30 Free Entrance For further information please contact 77777745.

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 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. 11


September 2013 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 SUN, 8 SEP GALATA PASTRY AND BAKING GOODS FESTIVAL The programme includes an optional sightseeing tour around the village (Greek/English), demonstration of traditional Cypriot bread and other baking goods production using a wood oven, exhibition of traditional flour products, sample testing of traditional delicacies, demonstration of traditional professions, a photography exhibition as well as a Cypriot folk music and dance performance. The Folk Art Museum and the Byzantine churches of the village will remain open to visitors throughout the festival. Organised by the Troodos Tourism Board and the Galata Community Council. Venue: Galata village The Troodos Tourism Board offers bus transportation to the event location from Lemesos (Limassol). Departure from the CTO Information Office in Germasogeia (Lemesos): 16:00. Departure from the

Festival: 21.15. Participation fee: €5 per person. For reservations please contact 25323211 (CTO Information Office in Germasogeia). Time: - 17:00 (sightseeing tour) - 18:00 (festival) Free Entrance For further information please contact 25421020, 99352547. SUN, 22 SEP GRAPE FEAST - LOFOU PALOUZES FESTIVAL The programme includes Palouzes’ preparation, exhibition of local products, demonstration of old traditional professions and music and dance performances. Palouzes will be offered free of charge to all visitors. Organised by the Troodos Tourism Board and the Lofou Community Council. Venue: Lofou Elementary School Free Entrance For further information please contact 99352547. SUN, 29 SEP GRAPE FEAST - ARSOS PALOUZES FESTIVAL The programme includes Palouze’s preparation, open-air market with Cyprus delicacies, exhibition of local products, music and dance performances and visits to the Byzantine church of St. Philip, the icon museum of St. Mariamni and the Folk Art Museum. Palouzes will be offered free of charge to all visitors. Organised by the Arsos Community Council and the Troodos Tourism Board. Venue: Arsos village square Free Entrance For further information please contact 99352547. 12


September 2013 EVENTS IN LARNAKA

An original play by Kyros Papavassiliou. Venue: Pattichion Municipal Amphitheatre

WED, 10 JUL - TUE, 10 SEP GALLERY KYPRIAKI GONIA - 20TH ANNIVERSARY Gallery Kypriaki Gonia celebrates its 20th anniversary in the field of art (1993-2013) with a group exhibition including paintings, sculpture, ceramics, etchings and photography with works of art by 70 Cypriot and foreign artists. Venue: Gallery Kypriaki Gonia Visiting hours: 10:00-13:00 and 16:30-20:00 (Mon-Sat), 11:00-14:00 and 15:00-18:00 (Sun). Free Entrance For further information please contact 24621109.

WED, 25 SEP “Swan Lake” with the Russian Star Ballet Theatre. Venue: Pattichion Municipal Amphitheatre

SUN, 1 SEP EXHIBITION & MARKET “All about arts and crafts” An exhibition and market by local artists showcasing mosaics, glass, ceramics, jewelry, cards, fabric and more. Organised by All Glass Gmt Ltd. Venue: Europe Square, Foinikoudes Time: 16:00 onwards Free Entrance For further information please contact 24532305, 99461812 or matsia@cytanet.com.cy. WEBSITE: www.allglass.com.cy TUE, 3 SEP - SUN, 20 OCT KYPRIA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL Organised by the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture. SAT, 21 SEP “A Misunderstanding Concerning Sweet Land of Cyprus”.

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MON, 30 SEP “The Mermaid of Porto Bello”. An original performance with music, narrative, dance and multimedia by George Papageorgiou. Venue: Larnaka Municipal Theatre Entrance: €10, €5 for all performances Time: 20:30 for all performances Ticket Sales: SoEasy Kiosks islandwide, Time Out Kiosk in Pafos and online at www.soldoutticketbox.com. For further information please contact 70002212. WEBSITE: www.kypria.org.cy WED, 4 SEP CHARITY EVENT A charity Cheese and Wine music event dedicated to famous Greek composer Manos Hadjidakis with Vassilis Socratous (piano), Dorotheos Socratous (guitar) and Stavri Papagapiou (vocals). Narration and direction: Maria Christou. Texts: Vassilis Socratous, Maria Christou. Curator: Georgiou Christou. Organised by the “Iliaktida Zois” Foundation. Venue: Asteria Reception Hall Time: 20:30 Entrance: €15, €10 For further information please contact 24823882. SAT, 7 SEP - SUN, 8 SEP ROCK AND REGGAE FESTIVAL “Ultimate Music Festival” The programme includes rock (7/9) and reggae (8/9) performances, light shows, 13


September 2013 fireworks, Miss Rock Out and Miss Reggae competitions and more. Organised by Act Big in collaboration with the “One Dream, One Wish” foundation and the Larnaka Municipality. Venue: Pattichion Municipal Amphitheatre Time: 19:00-0:00 Entrance: €7 For further information please contact 97845514. WED, 11 SEP GREEK MUSIC CONCERT With Cypriot composer, lyricist, singer and orchestrator Alkinoos Ioannides. Venue: Pattichion Municipal Amphitheatre Time: 21:00 (doors open at 20:00) Entrance: €18 (pre-sale), €15 (at the door), €10 (children under 12 years). Tickets available online at www.tickethour.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777040. FRI, 13 SEP GREEK MUSIC CONCERT With singer Haris Alexiou and the “Nouveau Sextet”. Nouveau Sextet: Thomas Constantinou (oud, guitar, mandolin, lute, tzouras), Sotiris Lemonides (piano, keyboards, tzouras), Alexandros Arkadopoulos (clarinet, flute, kaval), Demetris Tsakas (saxophones (soprano & alto)), classical guitar, flute), Costas Constantinou (douple-bass, bow) and Costas Meratakis (multi percussion set). Organised by the DromolaxiaMeneou Municipality. Venue: Dromolaxia-Meneou Municipal Amphitheatre Time: 21:00 Entrance: €20 For further information please contact 24422414.

SAT, 14 SEP - TUE, 17 SEP 8TH MEDITERRANEAN FOLKLORE DANCE FESTIVAL Performances with folklore dance groups from various countries. Organised by the Cultural Heritage Association of Nicosia in collaboration with the Larnaka Municipality. Venue: Finikoudes Seafront Stage For further information please contact 77777181. WEBSITE: www.reamadellaioannidou.com SUN, 22 SEP GREEK MUSIC PERFORMANCE With Cypriot singer / songwriter Michalis Hadjiyiannis. Venue: Pattichion Municipal Amphitheatre Time: 20:30 Entrance: €25, €20, €15. Tickets available online at www.tickethour.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777040.

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. 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 14


September 2013 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.

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

Organised by the Cyprus Tourist Guides Association in collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism Organisation.

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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.

FRI, 6, SAT, 7 AND SUN, 8 SEP 15TH PAFOS APHRODITE FESTIVAL The Pafos Afrodite Festival in co-operation with lyric organisation Opera Futura Verona with the participation of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra present the popular, romantic, comic opera “L’ Elisir” (“The Elixir of Love”) by Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti. Organised by the Pafos Aphrodite Festival Cyprus Ltd. Venue: Pafos Medieval Castle Square Time: 20:00 Entrance : €70, €50, €40, €25 For further information and tickets please contact 80008005, 26822218. WEBSITE: www.pafc.com.cy

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September 2013 TUE, 10 SEP GREEK MUSIC CONCERT With Cypriot composer, lyricist, singer and orchestrator Alkinoos Ioannides. Venue: Pafos Ancient Odeon Time: 21:00 (doors open at 20:00) Entrance: €18 (pre-sale), €15 (at the door), €10 (children under 12 years). Tickets available online at www.tickethour.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777040. WED, 18 SEP MUSIC PERFORMANCE “Rembetika” songs and dances with the “AENAON” compania of the “Aphrodite” Geroskipou Folklore Association. Organised by the Geroskipou Municipality. Venue: Geroskipou Square Time: 20:30 Free Entrance For further information please contact 99647435.

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.

EVENTS IN AMMOCHOSTOS TUE, 3 SEP - SUN, 8 SEP 1ST PROTARAS SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL The festival will feauture the films “Skyfall”, “Despicable me 2”, ‘Upside down”, “Life of 16


September 2013 Pi”, “The Great Gatsby” and “Silver Linings Playbook”. Organised by the Paralimni Youth Council. Venue: Protaras Square (in front of Odessa Hotel) Free Entrance For further information and the complete programme of the screenings please contact 23819300, 99330609,. MON, 9 SEP GREEK MUSIC CONCERT With Cypriot composer, lyricist, singer and orchestrator Alkinoos Ioannides. Venue: Paralimni Municipal Amphitheatre Time: 21:00 (doors open at 20:00) Entrance: €18 (pre-sale), €15 (at the door), €10 (children under 12 years). Tickets available online at www.tickethour.com.cy. For further information please contact 77777040. FRI, 27 SEP - SUN, 29 SEP 29TH AGIA NAPA INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL The programme includes amongst others a dance and musical performance with Panagiotis Lalezas (27/9 at 20:50hrs), a a concert with Marios Frangoulis (28/9 at 21:30hrs), a musical-dance tribute to Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis with “Cavo Greco” Cultural Association, the “Rymvos” dance group and the Sotira Municipal Choir (29/9 at 19:55hrs), other music and dance performances, exhibitions of Cypriot arts and crafts, maps and engravings, photography, painting, icon painting, mosaic, pottery, sculpture, art glass and agriculture as well as shadow theatre performances. Organised by the Agia Napa Municipality. Venue: Agia Napa Square Time: 19:30 onwards

Free Entrance For further information please contact 23816300.

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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