BIRD WATCHING IN CYPRUS FRI, 15 JUN - MON, 31 DEC
Birdlife Cyprus arranges bird watching MOSAIC EXHIBITION
trips regularly. Organised by Birdlife By artist George Kepolas. The exhibition
Cyprus. For further information please will take place besides the world-
contact 22455072, 99059541. renowned Kanakaria mosaics. During the
WEBSITE: www.birdlifecyprus.org exhibition, the artist will be demonstrating
the different stages of the creation of a
mosaic. Under the auspices of the Cyprus
Presidency of the Council of the European
EVENTS IN LEFKOSIA Union.
Venue: Byzantine Museum, Archbishop
(NICOSIA) Makarios III Foundation
Visiting hours: 9:00-16:30 (Mon-Fri),
9:00-13:00 (Sat). Closed on Sunday.
THU, 22 MAR - MON, 31 DEC Free Entrance
EXHIBITION For further information please contact
“Our Lady of Lefkosia - The Church of 22430008.
Phaneromeni and its Relics”. A diachronic
account of the history and contribution of WED, 4 JUL - SUN, 30 DEC
the church of Our Lady Phaneromeni to ART EXHIBITION
the city of Lefkosia within-the-walls and to “In Crisis - Terra Mediterranea”
the wider island. Exhibits include portable The exhibition aims at detecting,
icons, post-Byzantine art woodcuts, investigating and presenting contemporary
carved stone reliefs, golden embroideries, artists’ reflections on today’s universal
metalworking and manuscripts dating from landscape of economic, political, religious,
the 12th to the 20th century as well as social, but also deeply existential crisis of
portable icons originating from identity. A dynamic group of 41 artists
Phaneromeni. Organised by the Bank of from Cyprus, the surrounding area and
Cyprus Cultural Foundation and the beyond (Greece, Egypt, Israel, Lebanon,
Ecclesiastical Board of Panagia Turkey, Bulgaria, Great Britain, United
Phaneromeni Church. Under the auspices States) will be scrutinising the current
of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of turbulence experienced globally,
the European Union. especially as viewed through
Venue: Bank of Cyprus Cultural “Mediterranean” eyes, from both a political
Foundation and a poetic stance. Curator: Yiannis
Visiting hours: 10:00-19:00 (Mon-Sun). Toumazis. Organised by the Nicosia
Closed on Bank Holidays. Municipal Arts Centre and the Leventis
Free Entrance Foundation in collaboration with the
For further information please contact Department of Antiquities of Cyprus, the
80000800. Centre de Recherche et de Restauration
WEBSITE: www.boccf.org des Musees de France and the Institut
Francais de Chypre. Under the auspices
of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of
the European Union.
Venue: The (Nicosia) Municipal Arts FRI, 21 SEP - FRI, 9 NOV
Centre (Old Power House) PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
Visiting hours: 10:00-15:00 and “The capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, in the
17:00-23:00 (Tue-Sat), 10:00-16:00 (Sun). beginning of the 21st century”. Organised
Closed on Monday. by Fotodos withing the framework of the
Free Entrance cultural events programme for the Cyprus
For further information please contact Presidency of the Council of the European
WEBSITE: www.nimac.org.cy Venue: Fotodos
Visiting hours: 16:00-20:00 (Mon-Fri)
WED, 4 JUL - SUN, 30 DEC Free Entrance
ART EXHIBITION For further information please contact
“[at Maroudia’s Exhibition]” (part of the “In 99537278.
Crisis - Terra Mediterranea” programme).
The exhibition, with 28 participating artists, THU, 27 SEP - MON, 31 DEC
and an affiliated series of events will EXHIBITION
include existing and new contemporary art “Beyond Dress Codes”
works as well as research, and have an A thematic exhibition produces by the
element of historical and museological Hellenic American Union (HAU) on the
reflection. The exhibition deals with the occasion of the launching of its editorial
unwritten feminine histories of Cyprus and programme, the publishing of 12 volumes
their private and public structure. A on Greece’s regional costumes (a special
number of performances and critical volume for Cyprus included) by sketch
workshops will be held within the museum artist Gissis Papageorgiou. Organised by
space. Curators: Re Aphrodite group. the Cyprus Fashion Designers Association
Organised by the Nicosia Municipal Arts and the Laiki Bank Cultural Centre within
Centre and the Leventis Foundation in the framework of the cultural events
collaboration with the Department of programme for the Cyprus Presidency of
Antiquities of Cyprus, the Centre de the Council of the European Union.
Recherche et de Restauration des Venue: Laiki Bank Cultural Centre
Musees de France and the Institut Visiting hours: 10:00-13:00 & 16:00-
Francais de Chypre. Under the auspices 20:00 (Mon-Fri), 10:00-14:00 (Sat).
of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of Closed on Sunday and public holidays.
the European Union. Free Entrance
Venue: Ethnological Museum - House of For further information please contact
Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios 99470415 (Ms. Christina Pitsillidou).
Visiting hours: 8:30-15:30 (Tue-Thu-Fri)
8:30-17:00 (Wed), 9:30-15:30 (Sat). SAT, 6 OCT - FRI, 30 NOV
Closed on Monday and Sunday. ART EXHIBITION
Free Entrance “Domenikos Theotokopoulos - From
For further information please contact Canada to Toledo. The footsteps of a
22305316. European Journey”. Organised by the
Leventis Munipical Museum of Nicosia
and the Benaki Museum (Athens). Under
the auspices of the Cyprus Presidency of SAT, 3 NOV
the Council of the European Union. JAZZ PERFORMANCE
Venue: Leventis Municipal Museum With the “Haris Lambrakis Quartet”.
(Temporary Exhibitions Hall) Organised by Louvana Records.
Visiting hours: 10:00-16:30 (Tue-Sun). Venue: Castelliotissa
Closed on Monday and public holidays. Time: 21:00
Free Entrance Entrance: €15 (including the new cd of
For further information please contact the group entitled “Meteora”)
22661475. For further information and tickets please
WED, 10 OCT - FRI, 16 NOV
EXHIBITION SAT, 3 NOV
“The protagonists - Cyprus 17c” FEMALE METAL ATTACK CYPRUS
A joint exhibition by artists Nikos FESTIVAL
Kouroussis and Lia Lapithi. Nikos The first female metal festival organised in
Kouroussis presents his video installation Cyprus. Participating bands: “Visions of
“Untitled” which is part of his latest project Atlantis” (Symphonic Metal), “Afterblood”
entitled “The protagonists” as well as a (Death/Thrash Metal), “Dimlight” and
series of etchings of love. Lia Lapithi “Whispers Circle” (Extreme Dark Metal).
presents her video installation “Κύπρος- Venue: Franky’s Live
Cyprus-Kibris 17c” and a series of wall- Time: 19:30
mounted works. Entrance: €20, €15 (presale)
Venue: Centre of Contemporary Art For further information and tickets please
Diatopos contact 99215490, 96302945.
Visiting hours: 17:00-20:00 (Mon),
11:00-13:00 & 17:00-20:00 (Tue-Fri), THU, 8 NOV
11:00-13:00 (Sat). MUSIC PERFORMANCE
Free Entrance “ENARXIS”
For further information please contact A music performance presenting the work
22766117. of Cypriot composer Olivios Karaolides
including instrumental music, musical
FRI, 2 NOV - SUN, 4 NOV theatre pieces, and Greek and English
CYPRUS FASHION DAYS contemporary songs. Featuring:
The programme includes 14 shows, of a Andreanne Athanasiou, Constantine
total of 40 designers and boutiques. Andronikou, Irene Antoniou and Stelios
Organised by Hope for Children and Yell It Mappouras. Direction: Melina
Venue: CFD Factory, Kaimakli Venue: Vladimiros Kafkarides Cultural
Time: 18:30-23:00 (2/11) Centre (Satiriko Theatre)
15:00-23:00 (3-4/11) Time: 20:30
Entrance: €20 (for all shows per day) Entrance: €15, €10. Tickets available at
For further information please contact www.tickethour.com.cy and in all ACS
99516537. Courier Stores.
For further information please contact For further information please contact
WEBSITE: www.OliviosK.com WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy
SUN, 11 NOV TUE, 20 NOV
CONCERT OPERA CONCERT
The 2nd Educational Concert with the “A night at the Opera”
Symphony Band of the Municipality of An opera concert with Antonios
Strovolos and the European University Koutroupis (tenor), Stavros Mantis
Cyprus. Organised by the Strovolos (baritone), Venera Melekki (soprano) and
Municipality and the European University Irina Zeniou (soprano). Organised by the
Cyprus. Under the auspices of the Cyprus Strovolos Municipality. Under the auspices
Presidency of the Council of the European of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of
Union. the European Union.
Venue: Strovolos Municipal Theatre Venue: Strovolos Municipal Theatre
Time: 11:00 Time: 20:30
Free Entrance Free Entrance
For further information please contact For further information please contact
22470470, 22313010. 22470470, 22313010.
TUE, 13 NOV FRI, 23 NOV
Presentation of the CTO’s edition entitled “The 3 Great Composers of the Classical
“Venice-Cyprus: Cultural Routes”. Main Period”
speaker: Prof. Gilles Grivaud, Université With soloist Martino Tirimo (piano).
de Rouen. Organised by the Cyprus Conductor: Julius Kalmar. Organised by
Tourism Organisation and the Lefkosia the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra.
(Nicosia) Municipality. Venue: Strovolos Municipal Theatre
Venue: Famagusta Gate Time: 20:30
Time: 19:00 Entrance: €12, €7 (18-26 years old and
Free Entrance pensioners). Free entrance vouchers for
For further information please contact students under 18 years old. Tickets
22691131. available at the theatre’s box office
SAT, 17 NOV For further information please contact
CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT 22463144, 22313010.
With musicians of the Cyprus Symphony WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy
Orchestra Ayse Karaoglan & Anna Wrobel
(violin), Ewa Bartman (viola) and Miranda FRI, 23 NOV - WED, 19 DEC
Papaneocleous (cello). Organised by the ART EXHIBITION
Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. “A Balancing Act”
Venue: Pallas Theatre A painting exhibition by artist Costas
Time: 17:00 Neophytides.
Free Entrance Venue: Famagusta Gate
Visiting hours: 10:00-13:00 and Guided bus and walking tour.
16:00-20:00 (Mon-Sat). Closed on 26/11, Starting point: CTO Information Office in
29/11, 12/12 and 18/12. Laiki Geitonia
Free Entrance Time: 10:00
For further information please contact Free participation
22797650. Booking in advance is necessary
SUN, 25 NOV Every Thursday
DANCE PERFORMANCE Discover the old Nicosia and its walls
“I Eat Me” Walking tour.
A dance performance with Rea Olympiou Starting point: CTO Information Office in
and Stavri Kalopetridou. Organised by Laiki Geitonia
Fibre Performing Arts. Time: 10:00
Venue: Vladimiros Kafkarides Cultural Free participation
Centre (Satiriko Theatre)
Time: 20:30 Offered by the Lefkosia (Nicosia)
Entrance: €10. Tickets available at the Municipality in collaboration with the
theatre’s box office (tel. 22421609). Cyprus Tourism Organisation and the
For further information please contact Cyprus Tourist Guides Association.
Organised by the Cyprus Tourist Guides
Association in collaboration with the
LEFKOSIA (NICOSIA) WALKS Cyprus Tourism Organisation.
Get to know the capital by walking
Within the framework of wider efforts to For further information and bookings (for
get foreign visitors better acquainted with Monday tour) please contact 22 674264.
the old city within the walls, the Lefkosia
(Nicosia) Municipality from 1987 HORSE RACES
established a series of thematic walking Organised by the Nicosia Horse Race
tours. These tours have been reorganised Club. For further information contact the
to present various new aspects of the old Nicosia Race Club tel. 22782727.
city as well as the city outside the walls. A
city like Lefkosia (Nicosia) with its 5000 OPEN AIR FRUIT AND VEGETABLE
yearlong history has much to offer. By MARKETS
walking, one gets a better feel for a place Every Wednesday and Saturday -
and its yearlong atmosphere, then and “OCHI” Square - (Lefkosia within the
now, and a better understanding of its walls)
continual cultural development. This is the Every Friday - Strovolos Municipality
philosophy upon which these walking (Industrial area, traffic lights).
tours of Lefkosia (Nicosia) are based. Organised by the Nicosia Municipality.
Pallouriotissa and Kaimakli: The Past
EVENTS IN LEMESOS For further information please contact
MON, 8 OCT - THU, 15 NOV
SUN, 2 JAN - SUN, 18 DEC MARE LIBERUM
MUSICAL SUNDAYS An exhibition centred on Navigation in the
Organised by the Cyprus Tourism Mediterranean Sea during the 16th to the
Organisation in co-operation with the 19th centuries. The exhibition focuses on
Agios Tychonas Community Council. Portolan charts and their history and
SUN, 4 NOV origins, illustrates the cities and the ports
Vocal music with the “Scent of a Woman” that flourished, examines the different
music ensemble types of ships that navigated, whereas
SUN, 11 NOV special attention is given to famous sea
Dances from all over the world with the battles and to piracy, both Christian and
“Rithmos” Dance Association Muslim; The last chapter of the exhibition
SUN, 18 NOV is dedicated to the Capitulation that the
Pop music with “The Eternity” pop band Ottoman Empire offered to the European
SUN, 25 NOV states, and to the origins and development
Re-enactment of traditional Cypriot of maritime law in the Mediterranean Sea.
wedding with the “Zedros” Dance Curator: Anna Marangou. Designer:
Association George Papadopoulos. Organised by the
Venue: “Onesilos” Seaside Theatre. Evagoras and Kathleen Lanitis Foundation.
Time: 11:00 Under the Auspices of the Cyprus
For further information please contact Presidency of the Council of the European
22691221, 25323211, 25362756. Union.
Venue: Evagoras Lanitis Centre
SUN, 1 JUL - THU, 15 NOV Visiting hours: 10.00-13:00 & 16:00-
NAUTILUS 2012 - 3RD INTERNATIONAL 20:00 (daily except Monday), 10:00-13:00
SEA FESTIVAL & 16:00-20:00 (Sat-Sun)
A unique initiative which includes events Free Entrance
inspired by the marine world and For further information please contact
promotes Cyprus’ important location as a 25342123.
bridge between history and contemporary WEBSITE: www.lanitisfoundation.org
naval reality. The programme includes art
and photography exhibitions, documentary TUE, 16 OCT - TUE, 6 NOV
screenings, workshops and music. Full ART EXHIBITION
programme available online at “Rust and Stones”
www.lanitisfoundation.org. Organised by A painting exhibition by artist Sotiris
the Evagoras and Kathleen Lanitis Sorogas.
Foundation. Under the Auspices of the Venue: Gallery Morfi
Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the Visiting hours: 10:00-13:00 & 16:00-
European Union. 19:00 (Tue-Fri), 10:00-13:00 (Mon & Sat).
Venue: Multiple locations Closed on Sunday.
Free Entrance Free Entrance
For further information please contact Visiting hours: 10:00-13:00 and
25378733. 16:00-19:00 (daily)
THU, 1 NOV For further information please contact
“20th Century Music (II)”
With soloist Marios Nicolaou (percussion). SAT, 10 NOV
Conductor: Kypros Markou. Organised by MUSIC PERFORMANCE
the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. With virtuosos Lefteris Gregoriou
Venue: Rialto Theatre (askomantoura (Cretan wind instrument),
Time: 20:30 bagpipe, percussion) and Stoyan
Entrance: €12, €7 (18-26 years old and Yankoulov (daoul, percussion).
pensioners). Free entrance vouchers for Accompanied by Dimitris Chiotis (Cretan
students under 18 years old. Tickets lyre and lute), Seraphim Marmarides
available at the theatre’s box office (kementze), Fotis Mylonas (electric bass,
(tel. 77777745) and online at keyboard) and Vassilis Economides,
www.rialto.com.cy. Paraskevi Alizioti and Marianna
For further information please contact Erkekoglou (daouli).
22463144, 77777745. Organised by Rialto Theatre.
WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy Venue: Rialto Theatre
WED, 7 NOV Entrance: €15, €10. Tickets available at
MUSIC PERFORMANCE the Theatre’s box office (tel. 77777745)
With composer and soloist Ilja Reijnfgoud and online at www.rialto.com.cy.
and Elizabeth Simonian in a mixture of For further information please contact
songs inspired from Greek and Armenian 77777745.
Organised by Rialto Theatre. WED, 21 NOV
Venue: Rialto Theatre CONCERT
Time: 20:30 “The 3 Great Composers of the Classical
Entrance: €12, €8. Tickets available at Period”
the theatre’s box office (tel. 77777745) With soloist Martino Tirimo (piano).
and online at www.rialto.com.cy. Conductor: Julius Kalmar. Organised by
For further information please contact the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra.
77777745. Venue: Rialto Theatre
WED, 7 NOV - SAT, 17 NOV Entrance: €12, €7 (18-26 years old and
ART EXHIBITION pensioners). Free entrance vouchers for
“Witnesses” students under 18 years old. Tickets
The second exhibition by the 4:4 group available at the theatre’s box office
consisting of artists Ioanna Kythreotou, (tel. 77777745) and online at
Thekla Papadopoulou, Elena Tsigaridou www.rialto.com.cy.
and John Warren. For further information please contact
Venue: Peter’s Gallery 22463144, 77777745.
WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy Booking in advance is necessary
SAT, 24 NOV Offered by the Lemesos (Limassol)
MUSIC PERFORMANCE Municipality in collaboration with the
A tribute to the Cypriot composer Manos Cyprus Tourism Organisation and the
Loizou, celebrating the 20th anniversary of Cyprus Tourist Guides Association.
the “Epilogi” Cultural Movement. With the
Mixed and Children Choir of “Epilogi” and Organised by the Cyprus Tourist Guides
solo singers Sotos Gonios and Ioanna Association in collaboration with the
Athanasiadou. Direction: Aggelina Cyprus Tourism Organisation.
Nicolaidou Spanou. Organised by the
“Epilogi” Cultural Movement. For further information on the walks
Venue: Rialto Theatre please contact 25362756.
Entrance: €7, €5. Tickets available at the GERMASOGEIA WALKS
theatre’s box office (tel. 77777745) and Every Wednesday (in English) -
online at www.rialto.com.cy. October to April.
For further information please contact Each walk will be organised on every
77777745. alternate week.
Each walk will be organised on every
LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) WALK
A stroll in Neapolis, Nemesos, 1. Germasogeia - A Village Blessed by
See the best of Lemesos in a Walking This tour aims to take visitors to the
Tour organised by the Municipality of peaceful, picturesque village of
Lemesos in collaboration with the Cyprus Germasogeia 15 minutes away from the
Tourism Organisation and the Cyprus beach, to stroll through its narrow streets,
Tourist Guides Association. The tour aims see its special architecture, visit its
to giving you the opportunity to get to churches, and feel the village life. Water
know the historical centre of Lemesos by has always been the most important
walking through its narrow streets which element in the development of
visually “narrate” its long history. Germasogeia. It is bounded by the sea in
Monuments of the past, traditional the south and on its north it has as a
workshops, unique architectural features, physical boundary, the water dam of
the bustling life of the old market and Germasogeia fed by the river Amathos
traditional shops all reflect the city´s coming from the mountains of Troodos.
atmosphere, the main element of this tour. The tour also includes a visit to the water
dam of Germasogeia.
Every Monday (in English)
Starting point: CTO Information Office, 2. Discover the Natural Environment of
142 Agiou Andreou Str. Germasogeia
Time: 10:00 This tour aims to discover the nature of
Free guiding and participation Germasogeia. The idea is to walk away
from the village to the serene Time: 9:00-18:00
surroundings of the area and enjoy a Organised by the “The City of Handcraft”
relaxing stroll wandering the hills of (Politexnies).
Germasogeia. The participants of the tour For further information please contact
will enjoy a ride in the old Bedford bus, 99073100.
which drives partly through an earthen
road. They will walk (there is some up hill
walking) for more than half an hour along EVENTS IN TROODOS
the nature trail of the area off Phinicaria
laid out by the Forestry Department and
enjoy the magnificent view of the water SAT, 3 NOV - SUN, 4 NOV
dam and river. In the winter colourful 4TH ANNUAL SEMINAR & EXHIBITION:
flowers and shrubs cover the valley. The AROMATIC AND HEALING HERBS OF
herbs and wild flowers and tree blossoms CYPRUS
give a variety of colours and scents. Organised by the Troodos Tourism Board.
Venue: Platres Cultural Centre
Starting Point: CTO Information Office, Time: 17:00-20:00 (3/11)
22 Georgiou A´, Potamos tis 9:30-12:00 (4/11)
Germasogeias, Eastern Entrance of Free participation but pre-registration is
Dasoudi Beach, Tourist area, necessary.
Germasogeia. For further information please contact
Time: 10.00-13.00 99352547.
Free guiding and participation
Booking in advance is necessary, SUN, 11 NOV
giving name and hotel. GRAPE FEAST - “OPENING OF THE
Offered by the Germasogeia Municipality The programme includes the revival of the
in collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism ancient custom of “pithigia”, a music
Organisation and the Cyprus Tourist performance as well as wine and a variety
Guides Association. of local products offered free of charge to
all visitors. Organised by the Koilani
Organised by the Cyprus Tourist Guides Community Council and the Troodos
Association in collaboration with the Tourism Board.
Cyprus Tourism Organisation. Venue: Koilani Village Square
The Troodos Tourism Board offers free
For further information and bookings transportation by bus to the event location
please contact 25323211. from Lemesos (Limassol). Departure
from the CTO Information Office in
OPEN AIR CREATIVE MARKET Germasogeia (Lemesos): 12:00.
Every 2nd Saturday of the month Departure from the Festival: 16:00. For
An art crafts market by independent reservations please contact 25323211
artistis and creative people. (CTO Information Office in Germasogeia).
Venue: Old Fruit and Vegetable Market Time: 13:00 onwards
(Pantopoulio) Free Entance
For further information please contact Closed on Sunday and public holidays.
99352547. For further information please contact
FRI, 5 OCT - THU, 10 JAN
EVENTS IN LARNAKA 4TH CYPRUS - MALTA CERAMICS
SUN, 8 JAN - SUN, 16 DEC A ceramics exhibition featuring various
MUSICAL SUNDAYS events and demonstrations by the
Organised by the Cyprus Tourism members of the Pottery and Ceramics
Organisation in co-operation with the Association. Organised by the Larnaka
Larnaka Municipality. Municipality and the Cyprus Pottery and
SUN, 4 NOV Ceramics Association.
“Jazz Moods”, with the “Sixth Sense” Venue: Larnaka Municipal Archives
music ensemble Museum
SUN, 11 NOV Visiting hours: 9:00-13:00 & 15:00-18:00
Traditional Cypriot and Greek dances with (Mon-Fri)
the Agia Napa Municipality dance group Free Entrance
SUN, 18 NOV For further information please contact
Music from all over the world with the “Trio 24629333.
Tico” music ensemble MON, 8 OCT - THU, 10 JAN
SUN, 25 NOV ART EXHIBITION
“The Classics”, well known Greek songs An art exhibition with works by artists
with the “Demetris Fanis” music ensemble Evros Evriviades, Andreas Paraskeva,
Venue: Larnaka Seafront Stage, Maria Tourou and Mikella Psara.
Foinikoudes. Organised by the Larnaka Municipality.
Time: 11:00 Venue: Larnaka Municipal Gallery
For further information please contact Visiting hours: 9:00-13:00 & 15:00-18:00
22691221, 24654322. (Mon-Fri), 9:00-13:00 (Sat). Closed on
SUN, 9 SEP - MON, 31 DEC Free Entrance
ART EXHIBITION For further information please contact
“A Meeting of Contemporary and Ancient 24658848.
An exhibition by well-known Cypriot artist
Theodoulos Georgiou. Organised by the LARNAKA WALKS
Laiki Bank Cultural Centre Within the Every Wednesday
framework of the cultural events LARNAKA-PAST AND PRESENT
programme for the Cyprus Presidency of This walk covers the history of Larnaka
the Council of the European Union. and its development by focusing on the
Venue: Pierides - Laiki Bank Museum role that the sea had throughout the
Visiting hours: 9:00-13:00 & 14:00-18:00 centuries.
(Tue-Fri), 9:00-14:30 (Mon & Sat). Starting point: CTO Information Office,
Vasileos Pavlou Square.
Time 10:00 Tours on the ‘Love Bus’ operate two times
Free guiding and participation a day during the winter and take in various
Booking in advance is necessary sites of interest within the city. Each tour
lasts two hours and includes stops at the
Every Friday following sites: Angeloktisti Church, the
SCALA - ITS CRAFTSMEN old aqueduct of Kamares, the Hala Sultan
Scala is around the area Larnaka Fort and Mosque, the Salt Lake and Phaneromeni
Agios Lazaros Church. The aim of this Church.
walk is to explore the area and visit the Starting point: Palm-tree promenade
Handicraft Workshops created by young ‘Phinikoudes’ (along Athens Avenue).
ceramic artist most of who are inspired by Time: 11:00, 15:00 (winter timetable:
ancient Cypriot art. November-February)
The Walk goes through picturesque Prices: €10 for adults and €5 for children.
streets of the Turkish sector of Larnaka, Operated by: “Love Buses Ltd”. For
where visitors have the chance to see further information please contact
traditional white washed houses, houses 97761761, 99761761.
with kiosks and the present use of this Website: www.larnakaregion.com
LARNAKA CITY CRUISERS (BIKING
Starting point: Larnaka Fort (Medieval TOURS)
Museum). Tourists and locals alike can view the
Time: 10:00 sights of Larnaka from a different angle by
Free guiding and participation renting a ‘City Cruiser’ biking tour. The
Booking in advance is necessary special passenger bikes - which look a
little like buggy carts with pedals - are
Offered by the Larnaka Municipality in already popular in other European
collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism destinations where riders (with very strong
Organisation and the Cyprus Tourist legs!) cycle with their passengers in the
Guides Association. back enjoying the sights. The bikes are an
Organised by the Cyprus Tourist Guides environmentally friendly way to travel as
Association in collaboration with the they use a solar-powered battery, meet all
Cyprus Tourism Organisation. European safety standards and are
operated by trained riders who know first-
For further information and bookings aid. They are also suitable for people with
please contact 24654322. disabilities.
There are three tours on offer: The City
LARNAKA LOVE BUS CITY Centre Tour (which takes in the town
SIGHTSEEING centre with all its shops), The Arts and
Larnaka City Tour with an open-air Culture Tour (which takes in the
double-decker Bus workshops and galleries of Larnaka), and
An open-air double-decker bus offers a Historical Tour Around the Town (which
tourists the opportunity to see the bustling takes in the museums, churches and
city of Larnaka! ancient monuments).
These are the first bikes of their kind on A group exhibition of painting,
the island and are certain to offer photography, sculpture by Dutch artists
something unique to anyone who wants to Jan de Beus, Joke Leicht and Paul
see Larnaka and its sights in a memorable Nassenstein. On 9/11 (Friday), at 20hrs,
way. artist Jan de Beus is going to talk about
Cost: €12 (45 - 50 minutes) per bike (for his works together with a documentary
two persons) with rider. about British artist Howard Hodgkin.
For further information contact 70005960 Venue: Chiaki Kamikawa Contemporary
or email@example.com. Art
Website: www.larnakaregion.com Visiting hours: 10:00-13:00 and
16:00-18:00 (Mon-Fri), 10:00-13:30 (Sat).
Closed on Sunday.
EVENTS IN PAFOS For further information please contact
SUN, 2 JAN - SUN, 18 DEC
MUSICAL SUNDAYS FRI, 2 NOV
Organised by the Cyprus Tourism CONCERT
Organisation in co-operation with the “20th Century Music (II)”
Pafos Municipality. With soloist Marios Nicolaou (percussion).
SUN, 4 NOV Conductor: Kypros Markou. Organised by
Re-enactment of traditional Cypriot the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra.
wedding wit the “Limassol Association of Venue: Markideion Theatre
Folkloric Researchers” Time: 20:30
SUN, 11 NOV Entrance: €12, €7 (18-26 years old and
Vocal music with the “Scent of a Woman” pensioners). Free entrance vouchers for
music ensemble students under 18 years old. Tickets
SUN, 18 NOV available at the theatre’s box office
Re-enactment of traditional Cypriot (tel. 26932571).
wedding with the “Aphrodite Geroskipou” For further information please contact
Folklore Association 22463144, 26932571.
SUN, 25 NOV WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy
“Let’s Rock” with the “Cold Shot” rock
band SAT, 3 NOV
Venue: Archaeological Park Entrance, COMEDY SHOW
Limanaki, Kato Pafos With Paul Lambis. The programme
Time: 11:00 includes stand-up, banter, and stories
For further information please contact from Lambis’ autobiography “Where is
22691221, 26932841, 26930521. home”.
Venue: Markideion Theatre
SAT, 20 OCT - SAT, 10 NOV Time: 20:30
ART EXHIBITION Entrance: €12, €10, €8
“Dutch Wonder” For further information and bookings
please contact 96343687, 26932571.
THU, 22 NOV Pafos Town Centre (Ktima) has so much
CONCERT more to it….
“The 3 Great Composers of the Classical Through historic references, linked with
Period” some very important historic phases
With soloist Martino Tirimo (piano). including Medieval, Ottoman, British and
Conductor: Julius Kalmar. Organised by modern times; one will ‘walk’ into the past
the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra. but will also get better acquainted with the
Venue: Markideion Theatre commercial centre of Pafos.
Time: 20:30 The walk is led by a licensed CTO
Entrance: €12, €7 (18-26 years old and qualified guide. It lasts about two and a
pensioners). Free entrance vouchers for half hours, including a half-hour break for
students under 18 years old. Tickets refreshments.
available at the theatre’s box office
(tel. 26932571) and online at Starting point: CTO Information Office,
www.rialto.com.cy. 3 Gladstonos Str.
For further information please contact Time: 10:00
22463144, 26932571. Free guiding and participation
WEBSITE: www.cyso.org.cy Booking in advance is necessary
Offered by the Pafos Municipality in
PAFOS WALK collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism
Every Thursday Organisation and the Cyprus Tourist
STROLLING AROUND PAFOS TOWN Guides Association.
CENTRE (KTIMA) Organised by the Cyprus Tourist Guides
In an effort to get visitors acquainted with Association in collaboration with the
Pafos Town Centre (Ktima), which is the Cyprus Tourism Organisation.
newest part of the city of Pafos as
opposed to New Pafos, the ancient For further information and bookings
Hellenistic and Roman Capital of Cyprus, please contact 26932841.
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 EVENTS IN AGIA NAPA
The walking tour Strolling around Pafos THU, 15 OCT - THU, 21 MAR
Town Centre (Ktima) aims to provide an AGIA NAPA CULTURAL WINTER
overall picture of Pafos and how Pafos Organised by the Agia Napa Municipality.
Town Centre evolved and developed THU, 15 NOV
from the late Byzantine and Medieval Traditional Cypriot and Greek dances with
times to what as it was called until recently the Agia Napa Municipality dance group.
Κtima. The Pafos Town Centre (Ktima) is THU, 22 NOV
associated with the local everyday life of
the population. For the Pafians though,
Violin and piano recital with soloists AGIA NAPA WALK - November
Andreas P. Nicolaou (violin) and Kyriakos (starting 14/11) to April.
Kyriakou (piano). Agia Napa and the Sea: A Different
THU, 29 NOV Dimension
Greek music and dances with the musical This “walk” interprets the historic
group of the “Cavo Greco” cultural club connection of the area of Agia Napa with
and the “Kimon Xylotymbou” dance group. the sea and the recent development of the
Venue: Agia Napa Municipal Conference village. The participants are driven to
Hall Cape Greco to walk up to the top of the
Time: 20:00 “tigani” (flat bottomed frying pan) where
Free Entrance they will have the chance to learn about
For further information please contact the archaeology of the area, its connection
23816307. with the sea, and get to know its natural
beauties. Then they will be driven to Ayii
TUE, 6 NOV - TUE, 26 MARCH Anargiri, a chapel in the northern part of
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES AND Cape Greco. After a coffee break, the
WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS “walk” continues along the coast to the
A variety of educational programmes, archaeological site of Makronisos.
workshops and activities for adults that
promote with great respect and admiration Every other Wednesday
Cyprus’ history and culture, archaeology, - in English and German
arts, marine and natural environment. The - in English and Swedish
participants have the opportunity apart Guided bus tour.
from theoretical aspects to active
participate and learn among others the art Starting point: CTO Information Office in
of clay and ceramic, glass hagiography, Agia Napa, 12 Leoforos Kryou Nerou.
basket making, mosaic, weaving and Time: 10:00
hand-made jeweller. Free guiding and participation
Organised by the Agia Napa Municipality. Booking in advance is necessary
TUE, 6 NOV
The art of clay and ceramic Offered by the Agia Napa Municipality in
TUE, 13 NOV collaboration with the Cyprus Tourism
Traditional basket making Organisation and the Cyprus Tourist
TUE, 20 NOV Guides Association.
The handmade jeweller Organised by the Cyprus Tourist Guides
Venue: Thalassa Agia Napa Municipal Association in collaboration with the
Museum Cyprus Tourism Organisation.
Free participation For further information and bookings
For further information please contact please contact 23721796.
Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and
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
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.