Pafos 2017 July Events

02/06/2016
Friday 1st July 2016, 18:00 – 19:00   
Mouttalos Square 

I WAS LYSISTRATA
↪ The European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017, in the context of its “Hero-isms” programme, presents the performance “I was Lysistrata” at Mouttalos and a screening on the evening of the same day at 20:30 – 21-30 at the Baths in Kato Pafos. The performance deals with  the collective  expression in public spaces, particularly in areas that still carry wounds.❃ By the MITOS Centre of Performing Arts
Direction/Adaptation: Lukasz Walewski

Free Entrance
 
 



Sunday 3 rd July 2016, 21:00 
Ancient Odeon

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ANCIENT GREEK DRAMA
ΤHE POET AND THE WOMAN (THESMOPHORIAZUSAE) (Festival's Opening)

↪ ETHAL opens this year’s International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama with Aristophanes’ multifaceted comedy, The Poet and the Women. The women wish to get rid of Euripides, who in their opinion is a misogynist, feeling insulted by the way he abuses them in his tragedies.
* With English and Russian surtitles

Translated by Costis Colotas

Directed by Minas Tigkilis

Tickets: €10 │ €5 (pupils, students, soldiers, pensioners, unemployed)

Ticket Sales: TIME OUT kiosk

Information 7000 2414 │www.greekdramafest.com


Promo video

  

 
Friday 22 July 2016, 21:00
Ancient Odeon
      
PLUTUS BY ARISTOPHANES 
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ANCIENT GREEK DRAMA
↪ A new theatre group “Ftochologia” presents the last comedy of Aristophanes that survived to us, a scathing critique on the human dream for wealth.

▪ With English surtitles

Adaptation/Dramaturgy/Direction: Kostas Silvestros


Tickets: €10 │ €5 (pupils, students, soldiers, pensioners, unemployed)

Ticket Sales: TIME OUT kiosk

Information 7000 2414 │www.greekdramafest.com


Promo video

 


Monday 25 th July 2016, 21:00
Ancient Odeon
 
ORESTEIA (Based on Aeschylus) 
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ANCIENT GREEK DRAMA
↪ The Belgian theatre company de Roovers participates for the first time in the Festival, presenting the production Oresteia, based on Aeschylus. The trilogy Oresteia, the last and greatest work by Aeschylus, has been characterised as “the greatest achievement of human thought”.

* With Greek and English surtitles

Adaptation/Direction: de Roovers


Tickets: €10 │ €5 (pupils, students, soldiers, pensioners, unemployed)

Ticket Sales: TIME OUT kiosk

Information 7000 2414 │www.greekdramafest.com

 
 

 
Wednesday 6 th July 2016, 20:30
Pafos2017 Headquarters
 
VOICES FROM SAN SEBASTIAN2016 & PAFOS2017
↪ As a result of the exchanges between the European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017 and the San Sebastian Capital of Culture2016, the Basque traditional music meets the voices of Cypriot tradition. Amets Arzallus from the Basque community improvises on Cypriot motifs and meets Giorgos Saxate (voice), Alexis Charalambous (violin, voice) and Charalambos Charalambous (lute) of the Ktima Folklore Group.

Free Entrance 
 

Saturday 9 th July 2016, 20:30
Geroskipou Square 
 
ETHNO CYPRUS 
↪ The European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017 hosts Ethno Cyprus 2016 in the context of its thematic “Linking Continents – Bridging Cultures”. Thirty-five young traditional instrument virtuosos from European and Arab countries (Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt and Jordan), meet on stage to explore the common cultural identity of European and Arab civilizations.

❃  Art Direction by Andreas Christodoulou.

Free Entrance 
 
Tuesday 12 July 2016, 21:00
Ancient Odeon
 
MY DAUGHTER THE SOCIALIST 
↪ This summer the Cyprus Theatre Organisation brings the old Greek cinema on the theatre stage with Alecos Sakellarios’ well-known work, directed by Achilleas Grammatikopoulos.

Tickets: €10 & €6

 

Friday 22 July 2016, 20:30
Pafos2017 Headquarters
 
MUSIC FROM VENEZUELA 
↪ Within the concept of the European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017 “Linking Continents –Bridging Cultures”, the Venezuelan conductor Gerardo Estrada Martinez meets the Avanti Orchestra in Pafos in a fascinating music programme with melodies from South America.

❃  Organiser: Embassy of Venezuela

Free Entrance 

   


Saturday 23 July 2016, 20:00
Pafos2017 Headquarters
 
PERI POLEOS: PHILARMONIST OF PAFOS 
↪ The European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017 becomes a bridge for older and new musicians of the Philharmonic, who tell their story in this historic music band of Pafos. Personal stories come together in a mosaic of dozens of years, reflecting the glorious history of the Philharmonic in Pafos. Music, narratives and an exhibition of photos and music instruments in a celebration of the town and its people.

Free Entrance 

   


Tuesday 26 July 2016, 20:30
Ancient Odeon
 
YASMIN LEVY  
↪ The European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017 continuing the music journey of the programme “The Travelling Stage” presents a great performer of multicultural sounds. Yasmin Levy became known internationally with her interpretations of Sephardic music, which counts more than 500 years of history and has endowed us with Ladino sounds (Spanish-Jewish music) and flamenco.

❃ Accompanied by the musicians: Amir Ishay, Hasson Yechiel, Abramovitz Itay, Shazar Amir

Tickets: €18 – €10 (pupils, students, pensioners, soldiers)
   

 

Wednesday 27 July 2016, 19:30
Beach Front 
 
SETTING THE NIGHT ALIGHT   
↪ In the context of the intercultural dialogue and the “Together Open Society” Programme for the Integration of Citizens from Third World Countries, the European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017 organises a multicultural event – a children’s parade by the Kato Pafos, Geroskipou and Pegeia Centres that provide Protection and Activities to Children. With lanterns and music the children will walk and dance in formations.

Free Entrance
 

Saturday 30 July 2016, 20:00
Panagia of Sintis Monastery, Kelokedara/Pentalia 
 
CYPRUS' RHYMES OF LOVE   
↪ Theatrical adaptation of epic narrative poems from Cypriot folk poets that sing the joys and pains of love. The performer Elena Hadjiafxendi narrates the stories accompanied live on stage by the musicians Michalis Kouloumis (violin), Giannis Koutis (oud) and Thodoris Ziarkas (double bass)

❃ Direction: Chryso Charalambous

Information: 99632130

Free Entrance

 

 


 

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