June 1 - 6
13-е Игры малых государсвт Европы - Кипр 2009
XIII GAMES OF THE SMALL STATES OF E JROPE - CYPRUS 2009
The Cyprus Olympic Committee has undertaken to host the 2009 Games of the Small States of Europe. In the context of CYPRUS 2009 numerous side events of a cultural and educational nature will be organized.
For further information: www.cyprus2009.org.cy
June 6 - 8
PENTECOST-KATAKLYSMOS (Flood Festival)
"Kataklysmos" is a religious and popular feast celet rated only in Cyprus. "Kataklysmos", which means flood, is found in the book of Genesis and in the Greek myth of Deukalion. In both cases it refers to the destruction by flood of almost all living creatures in order to give birth to a new and moral generation. The ceremonies last for a few days and take place in all seaside towns. Celebrations include various games folk dances, swimming competitions and boat races.
Festivities in all seaside towns:
LARNAKA: 5 - 10/6/09 (music, dance, poetry, theatre, competitions) at the Laaka Palm Trees Promenade organised by the Laaka Municipality, tel. 24657745
LEMESOS: 6 - 8/6/09 at the Seafront Promenade (west of the Municipal Gardens), organised by the Lemesos Municipality, tel. 25745919 or 25343120
AGIA NAPA: 6 - 8/6/09 at Agia Napa harbour, organised by the Agia Napa Municipality tel. 23816307
PAFOS: 6 - 8/6/09 at Castle square, Kato Pafos, organised by the Pafos Municipality, tel. 26932014
POLIS: 6 - 8/6/09 at Latsi fishing shelter, organised by the Polis Municipality, tel. 26321321
Organised by the Performing Arts for Cyprus Charities, at the Kourion Ancient Theatre. The William Shakespeare performance for 2009 will be "Taming of the Shrew", directed by Janet Yianni.
For further information: tel. 99427572
June 20 - 27
4-й средневековый фестиваль Айя-Напы
4th MEDIEVAL AGIA NAPA FESTIVAL
The programme includes medieval performances by European Groups.
Organisers: Agia Napa Municipality, tel. 23816307
Venue: Agia Napa Monastery
Троодосский горный традиционный фестиваль
TROODOS MOUNTAINS TRADITIONAL FESTIVAL
Organisers: Communities of Kalopanagiotis, Pedoulas and Kampos villages.
The festival includes a great mix of cultural demonstrations and performances covering traditional dances and music, food and drink exhibitions, arts and crafts fairs and other events.