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Event Description
Pagkosmion Asma (Universal song)

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Pagkosmion Asma (Universal song)

Friday 15th December & Saturday 16th December
From:
20:30 

The European Capital of Culture Pafos2017 will close its curtains with a significant theatrical production on a work by the former Mayor of Pafos,
Christodoulos Galatopoulos.  By honouring Galatopoulos and his social, political as well as poetic achievements, Pafos2017 wishes to bring forth the spiritual activity of the city in the first half of the 20th century. This particular work has been selected as Galatopoulos’ most ambitious venture, one that successfully indicates the island’s contribution to modern Greek literature.

Japanese Eyes on Cyprus

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Japanese Eyes on Cyprus

Thursday 14th December
From:
08:00 - 17:00 

Japanese photographer Masahiro Usami is invited to photograph the people of Cyprus. The programme is a collaboration between Pafos2017, the Home for Cooperation and the EU-Japan Fest Japan Committee. It has existed for several years now, with photographers from Japan capturing different countries in Europe, creating a bridge between Japan and the European continent. The photographs will be exhibited in Pafos (Ibrahim’s Khan) and in Nicosia (Home for Cooperation), spaces which serve exactly the purpose of uniting people through various cultural events. Curated by Kaori Otake.

Peri Poleos

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Peri Poleos

Saturday 9th December
From:
19:00 - 23:00 

The project aims at awakening and recording the memory of people from Pafos with various activities such as the collection of photographs and narratives through an open call addressed to all of the community. The data collected will be archived and presented in exhibitions, publications and a documentary. The main purpose is to restore and document the historical memory of the past, but also to see how the past is reflected in the city today, making its people proud of their city and its achievements.

Musical events or events with references to the past social, political and economic life of Pafos and its residents, regardless of ethnic origin or religion, will round off the programme. Coordinator: Eliza Christoforou.

Salon d’Automne in Pafos

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Salon d’Automne in Pafos

Friday 1st December to Friday 15th December
From:
10:00 - 13:00 & 16:00 - 19:00

The Salon d’Automne is a historical exhibition of great significance held on an annual basis in Paris. Michèle julie Ansermet Papadopoulos brings this exhibition to Pafos linking the European Capital of Culture with Paris and its great tradition in the arts, with the sponsoring of French Institute of Nicosia.

Salon d’Automne was founded in 1903 by a group of artists, amongst them Édouard Vuillard, Pierre Bonnard, George Rouault, Albert Marquet and Henri Matisse as a counter-movement to conservatism in art. The exhibition takes place in Paris every Autumn, with a part of it travelling abroad.

Europa Transit

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Europa Transit

Tuesday 28th November
From:
20:00 - 23:00 

The project Europa Transit by the European Capital of Culture in DSS2016,in Spain, has travelled to ten European cities that are or have been witness to wars or conflict. On behalf of the Lighthouse of Peace and the mission to spread the values of empathy and mutual understanding, Europa Transit has visited Ceuta, Belfast, Dresden, Wroclaw, Sarajevo, Moscow, Pristina, Plovdiv, Thessaloniki and Pafos. The journey started in January 2016 and stopped for some days each site. During that time, a documentary has been made which combines a journalistic account of the conflict with an overview of the cultural references behind it. The goal was to obtain a digital mosaic on European identity that highlights the multiple identity constructs of a pluralistic Europe, and which can continue to be added to in the years to come. Ten views on ten conflicts in the search for empathy and mutual understanding. Ten stories defending culture for the transition to coexistence.

Ways to Meet Αgain

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Ways to Meet Αgain

Sunday 26th November
From:
16:00 - 19:00 

In line with the Open Air Factory, this exhibition focuses on an examination of what constitutes boundaries, borders and territories and how these are expanded or overcome. Through opening up their own memories, the artists test how identities are formed by local and international mechanisms. The participants explore ways to document and classify information and how to record it in archival form. As a location, Cyprus functions inter-culturally, bringing to light new ideas, works of art and forms of writing. The artists are alumni and graduate students of the Fine Arts postgraduate programme of Frederic University.

Invitation to Cypriot Composers

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Invitation to Cypriot Composers

Saturday 25th November
From:
20:30 - 21:30 

The European Capital of Culture Pafos2017 and the Centre of Cypriot Composers invite composers from Cyprus to produce musical works drawing on the Open Air Factory and its motto “Linking Continents – Bridging Cultures” and its programme lines (Myth and Religion, World Travellers, Stages of the Future). Six of these works will be performed during a concert given as part of the closing ceremony of the European Capital of Culture.

Letters to the Others

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Letters to the Others

Wednesday 22nd November
From:
19:00 

Writers from Pafos exchange correspondence with other writers living in Aarhus (Denmark) and Plovdiv (Bulgaria), European Capitals of Culture in 2017 and 2019 respectively. These letters are not just a way of introducing or presenting one’s city of residence, but they are also ways to exchange ideas about literary expression and getting acquainted with the other. Letters were preferred in this case, with e-mails however not excluded, in order to revive epistolary literature and integrate it in today’s condition where the need to communicate is more urgent than ever. These writers will then visit Pafos and, along with the local writer with whom they had exchanged correspondence, they will present their work on stories of social particularities as well as similarities.

 

Weaving Europe: The World as Meditation

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Weaving Europe: The World as Meditation

Saturday 18th November
From:
16:00 - 19:00

Being one of the oldest art forms in the world, this project refers to the art of weaving, its history and its semiotics. What can the historical language of weaving offer to modern visual art practices, like digital technology, new media and Internet art? Art History has neglected weaving, knitting and embroidery as well as other domestic forms of art, classifying them as feminine and not equal in value compared to the Fine Arts. This exhibition explores female labour and the role of women in the history of art. Comparing weaving to Plato’s political philosophy, the metaphor of “Weaving Europe” poses the issue of European identity and its construction and the need to examine the threads that “weave” Europe. The project includes an exhibition of contemporary art by Cypriot and international artists whose work involves the use of new media and digital technologies. It also includes lectures and discussions, workshops about knitting as a form of therapy, film and documentary screenings and a journal publication.

The Clarinet-Piano Music of the East Meets the West

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The Clarinet-Piano Music of the East Meets the West

Friday 17th November
From:
20:30 - 23:30 

This event takes us on a journey of traditional Cypriot and Greek music where the East will meet the West. The music has been written for piano and clarinet and will be performed by Czech clarinetist Karel Dohnal and the Cypriot pianist Kyriacos Kyriacou.

Tales of Two Cinemas

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Tales of Two Cinemas

Thursday 16th November
From:
19:00 - 23:00 

The cinema theatres Attikon in Pafos and Kino Kosmos in Plovdiv (Bulgaria) share common memories and stories from the past as well as future challenges. For years, the two cinemas were landmark locations with cutting-edge technology at the time of their construction, only to fall into disrepair in later years. The European Capital of Culture initiative brings them back to life and re-integrates them into the urban and social landscape of their respective city. Two members from the citizens initiative Kosmos Collective who are trying to breathe new cultural life into the building have been invited to Cyprus to present the restoration processes accompanied by the director of the Night of Museum and Galleries held in Plovdiv annually. In addition, an exhibition entitled The Color of Kosmos will show images and visions for the future.

Re:Mains

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Re:Mains

Saturday 11th November
From:
20:30 - 23:30

An audiovisual performance combining contemporary music with animation. A concert with music by the composer Christina Athinodorou, including the first performances of the composition Re:Mains for Multi-Pianist (2013-15) to be performed by the pianist Annini Tsiouti and accompanied by the animation of Charalambos Margaritis. A small chamber ensemble with the soprano Margarita Elia will present Athinodorou’s song collection Ángel Inmenso, also in a world first performance.

Τhe Animattikon Project

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Τhe Animattikon Project

Saturday 4th November
All Day 

The project aims at establishing and pursuing the art of animation in Cyprus and setting up an annual event around this art form. For this event, Pafos2017 hosts a series of workshops, film screenings and interactive animation installations. The screenings involve films to be created in the workshops as well as an artists’ selection of animation masterpieces. The venue chosen is the Attikon cinema, a landmark and a point of reference in Pafos for people of all ages – and the name of the project is in fact a connection of the word “animation” and the name “Attikon”.

Charalambos Margaritis is the curator of the programme and Vincent Rioux and Juliette Marchaud, professors at the National Superior School of Fine Arts in Paris will also take part in the project with the organising of workshops. Benjamin Efrati and Diego Verastegui from the Miracle Collective in Paris as well as other famous animators from Cyprus and abroad will contribute to the events.

Referring to Aphrodite

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Referring to Aphrodite

Friday 3rd November
From:
16:00 - 17:00 

A series of events around the Goddess of Beauty and the rich cultural dimension of the myth. Sotiris Karagiorgis has written music for prose and poetry on Aphrodite, edited by Professor Giorgos Georgis of Neapolis University of Pafos, which will be presented through screenings, recitals and discussions. Ass. Professor Erato Hatzisavva of the Athens School of Fine Arts attempts an innovative and contemporary approach to some of the most famous masterpieces of European art, works which deal with the Goddess of beauty, love, fertility and sacred harlotry. Through an interactive representation of the Goddess, Erato Hatzisavva creates 3D on-wall works and videos, and 15 graduates of the Athens School of Fine Arts offer their own renderings of Aphrodite of the Homeric works, curated by Leda Kazantzaki

Remote Pafos - Rimini Protokoll

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Remote Pafos - Rimini Protokoll

Friday 3rd November
From:
15:30 - 17:10 

Performances:  3/11 – 8/11 

The Rimini Protokoll group is considered one of the most important, pioneering and influential theatre groups in Europe during the last few years. It consists of Helgard Haug, Stefan Kaegi and Daniel Wetzel, who have been working together since 2002 and have been constantly developing new theatrical forms. In 2017 the great artists will include Pafos in their programme, with an en-route-performance in the city centre for 50 viewers at a time. A special soundtrack will accompany the performance in streets, parking spaces, churches and courtyards, thus, changing the way we view and experience our city.

In Greek and English.

Free transportation from the Pafos Youth Organisation Building to the Fabrica’s Cave and back.

Open Living Library

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Open Living Library

Thursday 2nd November
From:
17:00 - 23:00 

Stories, recollections and memorabilia from the Ibrahim’s Khan, the surrounding area and the lives of its people is what this project aims at gathering and making accessible for the present and future. The entire process and an exhibition-documentary will be presented to the public after the restoration of the historic site.

Several parallel activities will take place including a Living Library of oral history, with the presentation of live or recorded storytelling and narratives, connecting the area again with the life and the people who used to live here. An outdoor memorabilia collection site will be set up near the Table of Unification, creating a library of objects that visitors can leave behind in the form of photos and messages.

Writer Ulus Irkad as well as other Turkish Cypriots, who lived in Pafos before 1974 will share their stories with the audience.

Between Regularity and Irregularity – Audiovisual Art and Culture

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Between Regularity and Irregularity – Audiovisual Art and Culture

Tuesday 31st October
From:
20:30 

The International Short Film Festival of Cyprus is an important event which includes multiple activities and takes place in Limassol annually. As part of the exchanges for the European Capital of Culture, Pafos will host a two-day screening event of awarded short films, animation films inspired by the poetry of one of the most important poets of Greek language in the 20th century, Constantine P. Cavafy, video art and documentaries. The aim is to present to the Cypriot audience the locally less known audiovisual art and culture of Japan and its rich tradition. Curated by film directors Ioakeim Mylonas and Alexia Roider (under the general direction) in collaboration with the Tokyo Video Art Center and the Musashiro Arts University Japan and Short Shorts Film Festival Tokyo.

The Table of Unification

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The Table of Unification

Monday 30th October
From:
16:00 - 19:00 

An installation that will become a reference point in the restored Ibrahim’s Khan. Inspired by the importance the Khan used to have for socialising and trading, British artists and academics Anthony Heywood and Uwe Derksen along with volunteers and emerging artists set up the Table of Unification at the Ibrahim’s Khan. The table-installation is part of the international intervention by the two artists under the general title Tabula Fortis in Pace and it was made with wood collected from buildings abandoned after 1974 and from neighbouring countries.

The installation will remain at the Khan beyond the end of the European Capital of Culture Pafos2017. The installation will contribute to reviving the Khan, turning it again into a meeting point for dialogue and events for the years to come. The design of the installation began in 2015 and was completed in 2016.

Meeting of Two Cultures

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Meeting of Two Cultures

Friday 24th November
From:
20:30 - 23:30 

Two pianists, two different artists from Cyprus and Turkey join in a musical journey and coexist through works of Greek, Turkish and Russian composers, demonstrating that the power of music is stronger than our differences. Manolis Neophytou and Canan Kocaay Camurtas give a joint concert that unites cultures.

Carte Blanche

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Carte Blanche

Tuesday 24th October
All Day 

Carte Blanche theatre company – based in Viborg, Denmark – presents productions of international interest, characterised by innovation, experiential theatre and viewer interaction. Their performances are brilliantly linked to the locations in which they are shown as well as with other forms of expression, connecting with theatres, libraries and educational institutions. For the company it is crucial to integrate the audience into the performance as active participants. Carte Blanche leads the audience into poetic encounters that allow them to explore and stand on the edge of what can be understood and explained.

International Monodrama Festival

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International Monodrama Festival

Monday 23rd October
From:
20:00 - 21:30 

Pafos2017 aims to establish an annual International Festival of Monodrama in 2017. The experience acquired through the Platform of Monodrama and its international participants (2015) and the corresponding Competition Platform for Cypriot Productions (2016) were carried out to support this endeavour. As a place at the crossroad of cultures, Pafos is in a privileged position to create an initiative which will prove to be beneficial at an artistic, touristic and financial level. Critically acclaimed international performances are invited to Pafos, establishing Monodrama as an autonomous theatre genre in our country, with an increasing popularity and aesthetic value.

11th Cyprus-Russia Charity Gala

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11th Cyprus-Russia Charity Gala

Sunday 15th October
From: 19:30

The 11th Cyprus-Russia Gala will take place in the Presidential Palace in Cyprus on the 15th October 2017 under the high patronage of the First Lady of the Republic of Cyprus, Mrs. Andri Anastasiades. Initiated by Ensemble Productions and the Administration of the Cypriot government 11 years ago the Gala has become one of the most significant events in Cyprus and one of the most important events related to Russia outside the country; it brings together cultural, political and business figures from both countries.

As usual, the entire proceeds will be donated to the leading Cypriot charity, Radiomarathon Foundation, which helps children with special needs and their families.

The 2017 Cyprus-Russia Charity Gala will be another significant cultural experience, a unique opportunity to appreciate the spirit of Russia and the hospitality of Cyprus. This memorable event at country’s most prestigious venue – the Presidential Palace – is dedicated to the cultural, political and business relationship between Cyprus and Russia.

“Town Musicians of Bremen”

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“Town Musicians of Bremen” 

Sunday 15thOctober
From: 12:00

“Magic Theatre World” and  Children’s Drama “Theatre at the Narva Gate” from St. Petersburg will present a musical play the “Town Musicians of Bremen” as part of their Cyprus tour.

For residents and guests of Paphos the actors of the theatre and the cheerful four of the strolling musicians (Donkey, Dog, Cat, Rooster) prepared a joyful performance with the favourite songs, fun dances and real circus tricks. Young spectators and their parents will have a chance to meet forest bandits, help characters to outwit the royal guards and convince the King to allow Troubadour to marry his only daughter Princess.

Do not miss the opportunity to embrace the atmosphere of an old local theatre, and to sing along with the familiar songs composed by Gennady Gladkov with the poems of Yuri Entin

Duration: 1 hour without intermission.

Recommended age: from 3 years old

Homo Urbanus Europeanus

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Homo Urbanus Europeanus

Sunday 15th October
From:
08:00 - 17:00

The French photographer Jean-Marc Caracci has travelled to 37 European Capitals and has recorded everyday scenes. This exhibition presents differences and similarities between these cities and their people. After Pilsen, European Capital of Culture in 2015, Caracci came to Cyprus to photograph our own Capital, the city of Nicosia.

Street Art Square

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Street Art Square

Sunday 15th October
All Day
 

Street art is a form of art which has developed rapidly worldwide. Its dynamism, immediacy, its critical dimension and acute humour are all elements that have given it life and have turned it into an elemental part of the urban environment. Especially in the western world, street art and the modern city now seem intertwined, making this art form an integral part of the aesthetic, social, historical, and existential associations of contemporary urban culture. The absence of street art from the public space of Pafos until very recently poses a very interesting challenge for artists to produce street art works adapted to the aesthetics of the surrounding buildings. Through this event – which has been held for the last three years – street art will permeate areas of the city, converting them into landmarks of the Pafian landscape and rearranging the mapping of our daily life. The participating artists come from Cyprus, Greece, Europe, Asia and elsewhere. The idea and curatorship belong to Yiannis Sakellis.

Cementography in Public Spaces

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Cementography in Public Spaces

Saturday 14th October
All Day
 

Cypriot artist Christoforos Savva was the first to work on cementography as an autonomous art form during the 1960’s. His close friend and associate Costas Economou tried to extend cementography as an artistic expression and has been encouraging young artists from various backgrounds and genres to continue working with this art form. Cementographies have been created by established and upcoming artists in Pafos and will be permanently exhibited in public spaces in the centre of Pafos, creating an interesting visual stroll with references to an art form which carries a Cypriot identity of international artistic appeal.

Forbidden Stories

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Forbidden Stories

Friday 13th October
From:
20:30 - 23:30 

A project based on the conflict of 1963-64 between Greek and Turkish Cypriots and the Turkish invasion of 1974. A performance will be created using true stories of solidarity, friendship and love during this period. Forbidden Stories also incorporate folk stories and songs from both communities in order to highlight the rich cultural heritage of Pafos.

The project showcases the framework of prosperity and solidarity between the two communities who shared spaces, thus creating overlapping and connections. Pafos’ history includes countless forbidden stories that were created from the close coexistence of both communities.

Kingdoms of Pafos

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Kingdoms of Pafos

Thursday 12th October
From:
15:00

Pafos is a city of myths and legends. Theatres, agoras, mosaics, ancient tombs, catacombs and churches are some of the elements of this cultural palimpsest, with Palaipafos and New Pafos being acknowledged by the UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Pafos, the birthplace of Aphrodite and Capital of Cyprus during the Hellenistic and the Roman periods, carries the imprint – one that is both grand and tragic – of the entire history of the island. Archaeologist Claire Balandier and her associates have compiled a series of tours and visits based on the city’s history and local myths. The centre of these tours is Fabrica Hill where excavations have brought to light one of the best preserved quarries of the Hellenistic years, the theatre, the ruins of a temple, hidden worship sites and the remnants of an aqueduct.

New Pafos and Western Cyprus

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New Pafos and Western Cyprus

Wednesday 11th October
From:
08:00 - 17:00 

The Department of Antiquities organises an international conference about all the excavations in the Pafos district.  Archaeological teams from all over the world who have worked on these excavation sites for years will attend the conference,  presenting findings from Fabrica Hill, Palaipafos, Geroskipou, Agios Georgios in Pegeia and other places.

Ikebana

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Ikebana

Saturday 7th October
All Day
 

Ikebana is a Japanese art based on principles and laws of balance and symmetry, combining colours and materials from nature such as flowers, roots, braches, shells, etc. These artefacts are placed in both exterior and interior spaces and even though at times they are ephemeral, they are of exquisite beauty and craftsmanship. There will be presentations open to the public with Ikebana instructors from Japan who, along with members of the Ikebana association of Cyprus, will create a series of Ikebana arrangements as well as a large temporary installation. The creation process will be open to the public.

Stone and Sea

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Stone and Sea

Friday 6th October
From:
09:00 - 15:00

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot photographers and poets come together and produce work with stone and sea as their points of reference, with both elements being of paramount importance in Cypriot identity and culture. The project combines a path through deeply rooted stones, statues and shells found at the coastline with the sea and its cultural value as a place of happiness and open to diversity.

Dr. Nandia Stylianou, is responsible for the general concept and planning of the project, while the photography exhibition is curated by Platon Ribellis.

Whose Karagiozis is this?

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Whose Karagiozis is this?

Wednesday 4th October
From:
16:00 - 19:00 

Karagiozis (Karagöz) is a central figure in the theatre of shadows in Greece,

Cyprus and Turkey, and recognised by the UNESCO as intangible world heritage. The performances featuring the figures of Karagiozis and Hatziavatis

(Hacivat) and the rest of the classical repertoire of characters was a very popular form of entertainment, with many creators actually contributing to enriching this art form over the centuries and keeping it alive. This programme includes presentations, exhibitions and performances on the theatre of shadows from Cyprus and abroad, either in its traditional or its contemporary version. Through these activities, the visitors will be able to trace the course of the theatre of shadows in time and the local particularities of the countries in which it flourished. Amongst others, the programme will present figures and sets from popular performance of the past as well as works made by famous artists and creators from Cyprus, Greece and neighbouring countries.

The World of the Karagiozis

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The World of the Karagiozis

Wednesday 4th October
From:
10:00 - 15:00 

The famous Christodoulos Paphios, grandson of the legendary shadow theatre puppeteer Paphios, will offer a workshop on how the figures used for the theatre of shadows are made and present a series of performances.

Primary school children and their teachers will be shown how to make figures such as Karagiozis/Karagöz (central figure of Cypriot, Greek, and Turkish theatre of shadows) and they will get to learn all the secrets of this traditional craft. The adventures of Karagiozis, his misfortunes and funny incidences with the humour and wit they entail make the theatre of shadows and its heroes a timeless source of fun and entertainment for young and old.

Zentralkapelle in Lemona

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Zentralkapelle in Lemona

Monday 2nd October
From:
18:00  20:00

The music ensemble Zentralkapell (Berlin), is coming in Cyprus for a musical celebration. A day after Zentralkapell & Windcraft’s performance in Pafos the German band will be playing in Lemona Village. Zentralkapelle aims to excite their audience with a rich music programme including sounds from Blasmusik, funk and pop songs, Latin & traditional dances, in an attempt to bring people closer through music.

* The German band Zentralkapelle will appear also on Sunday 1st October at Pafos Castle Square at 8pm with the Cypriot band Windcraft.

Travellers from Australia

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Travellers from Australia

Monday 2nd October
All Day

Groups of archaeologists from the University of Sydney have been carrying out excavations in Cyprus for the past decades, bringing to light the Hellenistic-Roman theatre of Nea Pafos. This is the most ancient theatre in Cyprus which was in use from 300 BC until earthquakes led to its ruin in 365 AD. With this landmark location of antiquity as their starting point, architects and artists have worked together in compiling a collection of accurate copies, art books and photographs of great Australian artists who have been inspired by the cultural heritage of Pafos. Curated by Diana Wood Conroy and Craig Barker.

Zentralkapelle & Windkraft Band

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Zentralkapelle & Windkraft Band

Sunday 1st October
From:
20:00 - 22:00 

The music ensembles Zentralkapelle (Berlin) and Windkraft Band (Cyprus) come together in a musical celebration. The two bands played together for the first time in Cyprus in October 2015. After working together in Berlin, they made another appearance in Cyprus in July 2016. Now for the third time, the bands will excite their audience with a rich music programme including sounds from
Blasmusik, funk and pop songs, Latin and traditional dances, in an effort to bring people closer through music.

* The German band Zentralkapelle will perform on Monday 2nd of October at Lemona village at 6pm.

José María Jiménez

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José María Jiménez

Saturday 30th September
From:
20:30 - 21:30 

José María Jiménez’s ensemble is composed of musicians, singers and dancers who present a tribute to the top guitarist Paco de Lucia, as well as a composition of flamenco and gypsy jazz. The great musician of gypsy origin, a virtuoso of the flamenco guitar, was born in San Sebastian. Ever since he was 16 years old, he participated in the most prestigious flamenco school with Emilio Maya. He accompanies famous flamenco dancers and singers like Chonchi Heredia, Titi Flores, El Lebrijano, José Mercé, Potito, Mario Maya and Antonio Canales. He has also composed music for the performances of the dancer Nuria Cazorla with flautist Omar Acosta, and the Flamenco ballet of Angela Cruz, based on the poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca.

Tours and Traces - Kedares

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Tours and Traces - Kedares

Saturday 30th September
Starting Point: Pafos2017 Headquarters 08:30 & Return: 14:30

The Tours and Traces programme visits, Kedaresa small village with special natural beauty and history.  According to myths, during ancient times, King Nicocles (Kinyras) had his summer home in Kedares.  During Frankish and Venetian rule, Kedareswas owned by important feudal lords of Cyprus and members of the Lusignan House.  Participants in this European Capital of Culture Pafos2017 programme will visit the renovated Cultural Centre, they will get information on the old church of the village, the ancient caves and they will pay a visit to the famous “Trypimeni”(pierced) stone, which in the pastwas thought to have healing properties.  There will also be a visit-tour at the glass factory of artist George Papadopoulos and the famous women’s coffee-shop.

Oreka TX - From East to West

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Oreka TX - From East to West

Friday 29th September
From:
20:30 - 21:30 

This extremely dynamic ensemble of Basque musicians, whom we met at the ‘Roots’ dance performance last June, returns to showcase the Txalaparta not only as a music instrument but also as a linking factor uniting the musicians with the audience. Oreka TX use improvisation and explore the potential of this instrument in music, rhythms and forms that go beyond the strictly local Basque tradition. The group was created in 2001 and its main members are Harkaitz Martinez de San Vicente and Mikel Ugarte. In their 15 years of work, Oreka TXhave worked with important musicians and bands from all over the world and have won various awards, such as the Latin Grammy Award.

The Venus Paradox

The Venus Paradox

The Venus Paradox

Friday 29 September 2017 – Monday 15 January 2018
(Every day except Tuesday 10:00-17:00, Wednesday 10:00-22:00)

A contribution of the A. G. Leventis Gallery to the European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017: An ode to Cyprus’ absolute – and enigmatic – goddess through a series of events in various fields, including literature, dance, theatre and contemporary Cypriot artistic creation. The Cypriot Venus, goddess of mortals and immortals, comes to life through the art of the great masters from the Renaissance to the Baroque and from Realism to Impressionism and beyond. Entitled “The Venus Paradox”, this exhibition focuses on Venus as mother, woman, mistress and seductress, amidst love, life and death – through enticing stories of passion, envy, strife and deception.

This is an unprecedented collaboration with 17 leading museums and private collections in Europe and America.

Remote Pafos - Rimini Protokoll

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Remote Pafos - Rimini Protokoll

Wednesday 27th Septmeber
From:
17:00 - 18:40

The Rimini Protokoll group is considered one of the most important, pioneering and influential theatre groups in Europe during the last few years. It consists of Helgard Haug, Stefan Kaegi and Daniel Wetzel, who have been working together since 2002 and have been constantly developing new theatrical forms. In 2017 the great artists will include Pafos in their programme, with an en-route-performance in the city centre for 50 viewers at a time. A special soundtrack will accompany the performance in streets, parking spaces, churches and courtyards, thus, changing the way we view and experience our city.

In Greek and English
Free transportation from the Pafos Youth Organisation Building to the Fabrica’s Cave and back. Performances will be given in two periods, from 27/9 - 4/10 (17:00) and 3/11 - 8/11 (15:30)
 

Remote Pafos - Rimini Protokoll

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Remote Pafos - Rimini Protokoll

Wednesday 27th September
From:
17:00 - 18:40 

Theatre company Rimini Protokoll is considered one of the most influential and innovative theatre companies in Europe. It consists of Helgard Haug, Stefan Kaegi and Daniel Wetzel who have been working together since 2002. They have been constantly developing new and innovative theatrical forms and methods in an attempt to shed a different light on how we perceive our reality. Their 2017 programme under the title Remote X will include Pafos with an en-route-performance in the city centre for 50 viewers at a time. A special soundtrack will accompany the performance in streets, parking spaces, churches and courtyards, changing the way we view and experience our city through different senses.

Performances will be given in two periods, from 27/9 till 4/10 (17:00) and 3/11 till 8/11 (15:30).  In Greek and English.

Omar Faruk tekbilek - From East to West

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Omar Faruk tekbilek - From East to West

Tuesday 26th September
From:
20:30 - 23:30

Pafos will welcome one of the greatest personalities of oriental music and one of the most charismatic musicians of the Mediterranean. Omar Faruk Tekbilek has been active in the music world for over thirty years and has been influenced by the Middle East and the Mediterranean region. His music is deeply rooted in tradition, but combines elements from contemporary musical idioms.

Tekbilek is inspired by religious mysticism, tradition, romance and imagination. Considering himself a messenger of peace, he collaborates with musicians from different countries and cultures. Greek and Cypriot musicians will also participate.

Lines of Production / Producing Lines

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Lines of Production / Producing Lines

Opening: Thursday 28th September
From:
19:00 - 20:00
Duration: Tuesday 26 September – Tuesday 3 October 2017 (16:00-19:00)

 Within the frame of the “Architecture as a Tool for Reshaping” project, the Neapolis University Programme in Architecture and the Postgraduate Programμε in Landscape Architecture, present student projects that focus on Pafos and its wider area. With respect for the environment and history, future architects select spaces in the city and the district of Pafos and transform them into venues of encounter and play, venues for the development and exchange of ideas, venue where democracy is applied and culture is produced. The exhibition also includes the projects of the “Second Nature” artistic project, which was also organised by Pafos2017 Organisation.

The Khoury Ensemble - From East to West

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The Khoury Ensemble - From East to West

Saturday 23rd September
From:
20:30 - 23:30

Three musicians, three brothers, famous for composing and performing original works of contemporary music of the East. The ensemble explores music of the Middle East adding elements from other cultures. These three artists have surpassed the limits and possibilities of their instruments and are considered top musicians of their generation. The Khoury brothers underpin their music in the great tradition and heritage of Arabic oriental music mixing in the contemporary music scene. They combine the oud, flute, qanun and violin with flamenco, Celtic, Indian and jazz, gaining admirers amongst performers and composers all over Europe and the Middle East, such as the great flamenco teacher, Enrique Morente, opera tenor Roberto Alagna and many more. They have appeared in Europe, the Arab world, Africa and in many other countries giving live performances that have been described as “nothing less than musical events par excellence.

Cyprus International Food Festival #CIFF2017

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Cyprus International Food Festival #CIFF2017

23rd – 24th September
From: 4pm till Late

Designed by Apollon International Connections, the Cyprus International Food Festival in collaboration with the Limassol Tourism Company, strives to showcase the diverse, international kitchens which can be found in Cyprus – a crossroad of cultures from the Mediterranean, Middle East, Europe and with links to the Far East.

An event programme which includes over 15 international chef demonstrations, local and international wineries and breweries, a children’s area, a diverse range of exhibitors with food to purchase and the #CIFF2017 Best Cocktail competition.

Alkinoos Ioannidis

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Alkinoos Ioannidis 

Friday 22nd September
From:
20:30 - 22:00

The Open Air Factory hosts two artists whose musical journeys are full of lyricism and originality, full of broader social and philosophical connotations. Alkinoos Ioannides shares the stage with Karine Polwart from Scotland bridging Cypriot, Greek and Celtic sounds. The Cyprus Youth Symphony Orchestra will also take part in the event which resounds the motto “Linking Continents– Bridging Cultures”.

Natassa Mpofiliou @ Curium Ancient Theatre

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Natassa Mpofiliou @ Curium Ancient Theatre

Friday 8th September
From: 21:00 - 23:30

Natassa Mpofiliou, with the unique style and the enchanting voice, arrives in Limassol, in an exceptional show that traveled in Greece and abroad.

At Curium Ancient Theatre, with passion, intensity and energy, Natassa performs favourite songs and she is accompanied by a remarkable band with original orchestrations.

Songs Without Borders

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Songs Without Borders

Wednesday 20th September
From:
20:30 - 23:30

Cypriot songwriter and singer Vakia Stavrou is based in Paris and has a significant career in the international music world. Her own compositions as well as the other songs she performs carry the distinct mark of her voice and her musicality. As she sings in many languages, Vakia Stavrou is greatly loved amongst musicians and audiences around the world. She has worked with great musicians such as Carlos Bernardo in Paris who works with the Theatre du Soleil and Toda Via, the great percussionist Inor Sotolongo and the Cypriot cellist Stelios Pittas. For this performance, she has prepared songs combined with colours, feelings, vivid imagination and light.

Coming Together in Mouttalos

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Coming Together in Mouttalos

Wednesday 20th September
From:
19:00 - 20:35

The Mouttalos area does not “belong” to anyone; neither to the Turkish Cypriot owners who left their houses after the 1974 invasion, nor to the Greek Cypriot refugees who settled there afterwards. It is precisely this situation that the project Coming Together in Mouttalos aims to present in the neighbourhood inhabited by the Turkish Cypriots during the period from Cyprus’ independence in 1964 until 1974 – through tracing the narrative of people from the two communities. Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot artists will set up installations trying to reconnect past and present, bringing the two communities closer. Austrian artist Victoria Coeln approaches this sensitive issue very carefully by lighting spaces in Mouttalos such as deserted phone booths and a courtyard with flowers which will be used as small stages for small-scale events, so that the area can reconnect with the rest of the city. As part of the general rebirth of Mouttalos, henna and terebinth trees will be planted along the streets and photographer Ercenc Mehmet Korkmanzel will be the curator of the events organised during the planting of the trees. 

Janus

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Janus

Sunday 17th September
From:
20:30 - 23:30 

The inspiration behind this project has been drawn from the Ibrahim’s Khan and its history. It includes musical adaptations, compositions for violin and cello, sound programming, animation screenings, and installations. For this project, the Khan acts as an allegory for the political and social reality and the coexistence between the Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot communities it used to represent, and the desire for this state of affairs to return. This audio visual presentation focuses on the Khan and its transition from a meeting point to a deserted site and the possibility of it returning to its original state. Different techniques are employed in the project as a metaphor for the possibility of the co-existence between people of a different background.

Cassandre

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Cassandre

Saturday 16th September
From:
20:30 - 21:30

Based on the work by Christa Wolf, the opera presents the moment just before Cassandra, defeated by gods and people alike, falls in the hands of the Achaeans. In the little time she has left, Cassandra from Troy tells her story and her sufferings as a child, a lover, a prisoner and a woman.
Director Hervé Loichemoi showcases the strength of his heroine, while composer Michael Jarrell dresses the performance with different music genres. Fanny Ardant, who has worked with some of the most distinguished European directors, takes on the role of Cassandra and her exquisite performance confirms her reputation as one the best French actresses.
In French with Greek and English subtitles.

Territories

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Territories

Friday 15th September
From:
16:00 - 19:00 

The exhibition features works by two visual artists, Asli Bolayir and Christine Chiorboli, the one from the Turkish Cypriot quarter of Pafos, Mouttalos, and the other from Corsica. Issues such as identity and cross-border movement or confinement are explored in their work, which in turn reflects the internal struggle of the artists trying to find their own place, or to become a part of the place in which they live. Likewise, their projects reflect the concern of being somewhere or nowhere between national policies and natural identity policies and the conflict of being “somebody” or “nobody”.

The 7th Rock Festival in Limassol

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The 7th Rock Festival in Limassol

Saturday 9th September
From: 7.45pm

The Heroes Square in Limassol will host the 7th Annual Rock Festival.

Participating rock bands:  

  • Terirem
  • Lazerock
  • The Delirium Elephants
  • The Fabulous Dillingers
  • The Coop Band
  • Prospectus
  • Vyronas Potsos 
Myth and Sculpture Park

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Myth and Sculpture Park

Saturday 9th September
From:
00:00 - 23:59

The past meets the present in everyday locations of Pafos and Geroskipou. Geroskipou has a wealth of antiquities, legends, traditions and natural beauty. In 2017, Geroskipou acquires its own sculpture park inspired by local legends. With particular reference to the history, myths and traditions of Geroskipou, ten Cypriot and foreign sculptors will be invited to create works drawing on the history of the area. In this way, the artists will contribute to the European Capital of Culture and will create the necessary conditions for growth in a large sculpture park of international interest that will claim its space on the map of public art exhibitions. The creators will be selected through an open call for projects and the artworks will be placed in a specially designed space in Geroskipou in 2017. The project is curated by Katerina Foukara and the opening is scheduled for 24 September 2017 at 19:00.

Volunteers from Japan

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Saturday 9th September
From:
00:00 - 23:59

Pafos2017 will become a bridge to facilitate communication between people, countries and cultures. The creation of bonds and the promotion of mutual understanding and acceptance of differences are the incentives behind the invitation addressed to five young volunteers from Japan who will be hosted in the private homes of volunteers in Pafos. They will all work together to create the first park of Myth and Sculpture in Geroskipou, with the prospect that in this way will start a long tradition of urban intervention and cultural growth in Cyprus.

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The Alien Trail

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The Alien Trail

Friday 8th September
From:
16:00 - 19:00

Pafos has always welcomed foreigners from all over the world, many of whom have been assimilated into its society. There are also those who remain invisible and anonymous, still in the status of the immigrant. Following their traces, this project aims at bringing them to light and fostering their social assimilation. Some well known European photographers will wander in the neighbourhoods of Pafos and other cities and will record the adventures of a world unseen. Sociologists, anthropologists and art educators will also contribute to the work in which children of minorities will get involved in order to surpass their linguistic or social limitations. When the project is concluded, a photographic exhibition, a documentary and a publication, producing material against racism and social exclusion, will record all these activities

The Untold Story of Women in Jazz

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The Untold Story of Women in Jazz

Thursday 7th September
From: 20:30

World renowned, Award winning, Multi-Gold and Platinum recording artist, Alexia Vassiliou, pays tribute to some of the greatest female voices of Jazz - Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Doris Day, Anita O’Day, Betty Carter, Abbey Lincoln and many others, through their more obscure songs, shedding light on who they were, and how they felt about the World around them. Their Authenticity is their story.

Alexia is accompanied by a 10-piece International orchestra made up of some of the most highly acclaimed Jazz musicians from Europe, under the direction of world renowned Jazz pianist, orchestrator/arranger, Antoni Donchev from Sofia, Bulgaria. The band comprises of members from the Bulgarian National Radio Big Band, as well as a selection of talented musicians who are versatile both, in Jazz and classical music, with their sound influenced by the Blues, the Gospel and Improvisation.

Narrative Festival @ Kolossi

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Narrative Festival @ Kolossi

Saturday 2nd Septmeber to 3rd September
From: 18:00 to 00:00

The Narrative Festival gives the opportunity to those who love to narrate stories of any kind, to meet together in a great atmosphere, and share their stories. 

This year's festival is titled "Stories from castles" and will take place in the beautiful botanical garden "Myristiko" in Kolossi.

Die Entführung aus dem Serail (19th Pafos Aphrodite Festival)

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Die Entführung aus dem Serail (19th Pafos Aphrodite Festival)

Friday 1st September to Sunday 3rd September
From: 8 pm

The 19th edition of Pafos Aphrodite Festival is included in the Programme of Events of Pafos 2017 European Capital of Culture and opens its curtain with W.A. Mozart’s masterpiece Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio) on September 1, 2 and 3 at the square of the Pafos Medieval Castle in co-production with the Italian lyric organization Parma Opera Organization C.E.F.A.C. and the Theatre of Pisa with the participation of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra.

The Abduction from the Seraglio is in the genre of «singspiel», a comic opera in the German language combining music with spoken dialogue. This genre influenced the subsequent development of German opera which until that time was overshadowed in the German-speaking part of Europe by the Italian opera.

The opera is in three acts with a libretto, based on the theatrical comedy “Belmont and Constanze”, by Christoph Friedrich Bretzner and adaptations by Gottlieb Stephanie. It premiered at the Burgtheater of Vienna on July 16, 1782 and was a huge success establishing Mozart’s reputation with the public.

There will be a simultaneous translation into Greek and English via subtitles

The Abduction from the Seraglio

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The Abduction from the Seraglio

Friday 1st September to Sunday 3rd September
From:
20:00

The 19th Pafos Aphrodite Festival presents W.A. Mozart’s popular and romantic opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The abduction from the Seraglio)

The 19th edition of Pafos Aphrodite Festival is included in the Programme of Events of Pafos 2017 European Capital of Culture and opens its curtain with W.A. Mozart’s masterpiece Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio) on September 1, 2 and 3 at the square of the Pafos Medieval Castle in co-production with the Italian lyric organization Parma Opera Organization C.E.F.A.C. and the Theatre of Pisa with the participation of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra.
The Abduction from the Seraglio is in the genre of «singspiel», a comic opera in the German language combining music with spoken dialogue. This genre influenced the subsequent development of German opera which until that time was overshadowed in the German-speaking part of Europe by the Italian opera.

There will be a simultaneous translation into Greek and English via subtitles.

 

The Many Faces of Venus

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The Many Faces of Venus

Friday 1st September
From:
10:00 - 17:00

This international exhibition will bring together artistic treasures from the greatest museums of Europe to Cyprus. The works’ common theme is their representation of myths and legends related to Aphrodite of Pafos. The exhibition will showcase western perceptions about the goddess, mainly from the Renaissance until Modernity. A series of activities and events will encourage the audience to get involved and participate actively in the exhibition. Visits and guided tours will take place in Nicosia and there will also be a lecture presenting the exhibition at the Pafos Municipal Gallery on the 6th of June 2017.

Kypria International Festival 2017

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Friday 1st September
From:
00:00 - 23:59 

Kypria is the largest state-organised performing arts festival in Cyprus. In 2017, in Pafos following the motto of the Open Air Factory “Linking Continents – Bridging Cultures”, it invites important performances of music, dance and theatre to take place all over Cyprus, showing that Pafos2017 is the European Capital of Culture for Cyprus as a whole.

 

Limassol Wine Festival 2017

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Limassol Wine Festival 2017

From Thursday 30th August to Sunday 10th September

Working hours:

  • Working days from: 19:00 until 23:00
  • Friday – Sunday from: 19:00 until 23:30

“The Limassol Wine Festival 2017″ will customarily take place in the Limassol Municipal Gardens during the first week of September.

The Wine Festival is held in Limassol since 1961 and it is one of the most popular events of the island which turns the city into the wine capital of Cyprus.

The festival revives the festivities dedicated to the god of wine Dionysus and to the goddess of love and beauty Aphrodite. During such celebrations people did not really worship the gods as much as they enjoyed the delicious wine, food and fun atmosphere.

The guests of the festival will have an opportunity to taste Cyprus wine originating from different parts of the island, as well as to taste the Cypriot dishes and sweets.

The following wineries will participate in the festival this year: Athenodorou & Sons, Hadjiantonas Winery, Makkas Winery, The Anama Concept, Vouni Panayia Winery, Ktima Christoudia, Kostas N. Erimoudis, Vasiliadis Winery, Tsiakkas Winery.

Five Pianos, Five Days, Five Places

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Five Pianos, Five Days, Five Places

Wednesday 30th August – Sunday 3rd September
All Day

Five pianos will be exhibited for five days at a different location every day. A travelling interactive installation that will amount to a total of 2,017 minutes of music! Pianists, students and the general public will be able to test them and play on them. On the first day the pianos will be exhibited at Pafos Town Hall Square, on the second day they will be in Pegeia, on the third at Geroskipou Square, the fourth at Makarios Avenue and the fifth at the Castle Square.

The Septemberfest Beer Festival in Nicosia

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The Septemberfest Beer Festival 

Tuesday 29th August to Monday 4th September
From: 7pm - 12am

The festival, which is organized for the 7th year in a row, will give its visitors the opportunity to taste various types of beer as well as to attend at the concerts of the popular bands and singers form Cyprus and Greece.

Moving Screens /The Intouchables

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Moving Screens /The Intouchables

Monday 28th August
From:
20:30 - 22:30

In Paris, the quadriplegic eccentric aristocrat Philippe is interviewing candidates for a caregiver position when the rude African Driss literally invades his home asking him to confirm his presence there in order to receive his unemployment benefit from Social Insurance. Philippe challenges Driss, offering him a trial period of one month to gain experience, which changes the lives of Phillipe and those around him.

In French with Greek and English subtitles

Lingua Franca Ensemble

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Lingua Franca Ensemble

Saturday 26th August
From:
20:30 - 23:30 

Musicians from Cyprus, Greece and Germany form the ensemble Lingua Franca that will appear on the Travelling Stage in the summer of 2017 in Pafos. Members of the ensemble carry with them their geographical and musical experiences on a musical quest, during which the traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean meet and create a visual landscape through music. The fresh sound of the tarhu – a fiddle developed only ten years ago – mixes with the intense and brilliant sound of the violin creating a unique blend. The oud with its emotional and yet dynamic character connects perfectly to the strong character of the percussion instruments lead and supported by amazing vocals. The Lingua Franca Ensemble composes and performs music with respect to the character of local tradition and music. With expressive intensity and joyful drive they lead the audience on an emotional and euphoric journey.

Traditional Lullabies from Cyprus, Greece and Asia Minor

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Traditional Lullabies from Cyprus, Greece and Asia Minor

Friday 25th August
From:
20:30 - 23:30

Trio NeRo is a music group that focuses on the re-definition of lullabies from

Cyprus, Greece and Asia Minor through a blend of traditional elements and those of contemporary classical music, funk, rock, jazz, as well as samples of recorded lullabies. Trio NeRo will also present an original song written by composer George Rodosthenous and poet Aphroditi Zacharia-Rodosthenous.

Traditional Routes

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Traditional Routes

Friday 25th August to 26th August
From: 19:30-23:00

Two days filled with traditional sounds, images and flavours, dedicated to the folklore culture of Cyprus and other countries. In 2017, the European Capital of Culture welcomes music and dance from Cyprus, Pontus, the Mediterranean Sea and other European Capitals of Culture.

Focussing on folklore creation, the festival stages a shadow theatre will be set up, traditional games, fairy tales and presentations of tools, musical instruments as well as food and wine. The “Ktima” Folklore Association organises this event with the participation of music and dance ensembles of foreign residents as well as a folklore group from the Basque Country.

3rd Folklore Festival of Ktima

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3rd Folklore Festival of Ktima

Friday 25th & Saturday 26th August  
From: 7.30pm

During the 2 days, visitors will have the opportunity to discover traditional Cypriot festivities and to take part in the music, dancing and gastronomical events.

The festival will include music and dancing of Cyprus, Crete, Greece and San Sebastian, traditional games, performances using traditional instruments, story-telling, the traditional production of zivania and the production of traditional delicacies, a photographic exhibition, the making of traditional objects, and the tradition of Cypriot occupations, as well as dishes traditional Cypriot cusine. 

Moving Screens /The Intouchables

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Moving Screens /The Intouchables

Monday 21st August
From:
20:30 - 22:30

In Paris, the quadriplegic eccentric aristocrat Philippe is interviewing candidates for a caregiver position when the rude African Driss literally invades his home asking him to confirm his presence there in order to receive his unemployment benefit from Social Insurance. Philippe challenges Driss, offering him a trial period of one month to gain experience, which changes the lives of Phillipe and those around him.

In French with Greek and English subtitles

Mίsia – The Soul of Fado

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sia – The Soul of Fado

Saturday 19th August
From:
20:30 - 23:30

Mísia is one of the best performers of fado music, a distinct music genre of Portugal. She was born in Οporto in Portugal and belongs to a musical family that goes three generations back. She borrowed her name from Misia Cert, Stéphane Mallarmé’s muse, a friend of Proust and Picasso and model of Toulouse Lautrec and Pierre Bonnard. Taking traditional poems as a starting point and basis of her musical creation, Mísia combines these with new material always in the style and form of fado, but removed from the folklore element and fused with the fado of today. Her last album refers to Amalia Rodrigues, the eternal soul of fado.

Danish Un Veterans

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Danish Un Veterans

Friday 10th November
From:
17:00 - 23:00 

After spending many years as members of the United Nations, veterans from Aarhus (Denmark) visit Cyprus for the European Capital of Culture and they bring with them their memories from their days in Cyprus. A photography exhibition about the presence and actions of the UN in times of conflict, will be telling the story of the violent separation of the two communities. During the opening, Danish Peacekeepers, who served on the island right after its Independence in 1960, will share their experience of those times with the audience.

European Eyes on Japan - Japan Today

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European Eyes on Japan - Japan Today

Friday 18th August
From:
16:00 - 19:00

Starting from 1999, Japan Today has been inviting photographers from two

European Capitals of Culture to Japan each year to document peoples’ lives in different areas. The aim is to re-familiarise the Japanese with aspects of their lives which tend to be lost. By looking through the “filter” of a foreigners eye, or rather camera lens, the Japanese audience is invited to rediscover the hidden gems of their own culture as well as gaining a more global perspective. At the same time the project acquaints Europeans with Japanese Culture through photographs which go beyond stereotypical representation.

Uniting the Mediterranean Sea

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Uniting the Mediterranean Sea

Tuesday 15th August to Friday 18th August

From: 20:00

At the sea caves of Pegeia, by the sunken EDRO III, the famous actor Marios Ioannou, together with a large international creative team, creates a breathtaking theatrical world that bridges the Mediterranean and its people. Actors from Alexandria, Barcelona, Izmir, Marseilles, Pafos, and Tangier, will find themselves tied to each other on a stage at the bay of Pegeia, and, together, will explore the meanings of the common sea and of the common homeland.

Terra Mediterranea: in Action

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Fabrica’s Cave, Pafos 
Opening: 8 April 2017, 11:00
Duration: 8 April – 25 November 2017,  10:00- 19:00
Installation: Chiharu Shiota
*Α collaboration between European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017 and the EU-Japan Fest Committee


Pafos Medieval Castle
Opening: 8 April 2017, 12:00
Duration: 8 April – 25 November 2017
Opening hours: Winter (16 September – 15 April) – Sunday: 08:30 – 17:00 & 
Summer (16 April – 15 September) Monday – Sunday: 08:30 – 19:30
Participating artists and theorists: Ana Adamović, Tom Dale, Elina Ioannou, Panayiotis Michael in collaboration with Pascalle Burton, Isabel Carvalho, Peter Eramian, Erden Kosova, Flavia Malusardi, Iordanis Papadopoulos, Christopher Rey Pérez, Maria Petrides and Liv Strand, Erkan Özgen, Alexandros Pissourios