We bring to your attention the program of cognitive and entertaining events that will be held on the island in August. Meet the real Cyprus and its traditions, try national dishes and young wines, learn all about traditional and modern music. Visiting festivals is a great opportunity to see the most hidden corners of the island, because all the holidays take place in the most diverse villages located both on the seashore and high in the mountains.
For the fourth time in the village of Katidata there will be a music festival organized by Nicosia's cultural center Windcraft. The program traditionally includes concerts, seminars, documentary films, master classes. This holiday is a real paradise for music lovers: here you will hear European jazz compositions and classical music, wind tunes of the Balkans and the Mediterranean, Afro-Brazilian rhythms and gypsy jazz manus ... More than 50 musicians from Italy, Greece and Cyprus will participate in the Windcraft festival.
Ticket price: one day - 15 euro, two days - 20 euro. Entry for children up to 12 years and visits to master classes - free of charge.
For more information visitWww.windcraftmusicfest.comAnd by phone. 22 377 748.
12 AUGUST.AUGUST FESTIVAL
Annually in the end of summer the municipality of the picturesque mountain village of Lofu organizes the festival, which lasts several days. Traditionally, the program of the festival includes performances by various musical and theatrical groups. The festival is held near the school.
Additional information by phone. + 357 25 470 020.
12-18 AUGUST.37 FESTIVAL OF ART AND CULTURE
This festival in the village of Lefkara consists of cultural events that will enable the guests of the holiday to get acquainted with the traditional crafts of the village of Lefkara: weaving the lace "lefkaritika" and the jeweler art of the masters of silver affairs. The festival will take place on the square near the school, as well as on the square near the church of the Holy Cross.
Additional information by phone. 24 342 422, 24 342 822.
12-13 AUGUST.REGGAE SUNJAM 2017
The second reggae music festival Reggae Sunjam will be held in Pomos (Paphos). Organizers promise reggae fans a unique pastime. Among the performers there are performers from Greece, the Netherlands, Great Britain, and also from Cyprus: Professor Skank, Syrina Sound, Haji Mike & Kemal, Dub Thomas and many others. During the festival there will be a free camping and mini market with handmade products.
12 August: 18: 00-3: 00. 13 August: 12: 00-2: 00.
Entrance: for two days - 10 euro, for one day - 7 euro.
Additional information by phone. 7000 7102, 26 342 016 and on Facebook: Reggae Sunjam Cyprus.
15 AUGUST. THE HOLIDAY OF THE DREAMS OF THE HOLY MOTHER OF GOD
This religious festival in Cyprus is celebrated everywhere, but in the village of Kitty near the ancient church of the Theotokos Angeloktisti this day special theater performances will be performed, live music will be played and national dances will be performed.
Additional information by phone. + 357 24 422 233.
15-17 AUGUST.TILLARIA FESTIVAL
The purpose of this unusual festival is to attract the attention of the inhabitants and guests of the island to the rare Cypriot dishes: a dairy haliquah dish, which is traditionally prepared exclusively in the village of Tilliria, and a sweet pie from white figs-sikopita. The program of the festival includes performances by music and dance groups from Cyprus and Greece. The festival will also be held in the village of Kato Pirgos on the northern coast of Cyprus (Nicosia region).
Additional information by phone. + 357 26 522 106, 99 628 183, 99 907 474.
18-19 AUGUST.PARADISE JAZZ FESTIVAL
The annual jazz festival will be held in the paradise corner of Cyprus - Pomos (Paphos). Among the participants are NCY Trio, Trio Misterioso, Mighty Sugarance Trio, Alkis Agathokleous Quintet, TriCoolOre.
The ticket price is 12 euro for every night, children up to 14 years are free. Booking by phone. 26 342 016.
Official site of the eventWww.paradisejazzfestival.com.
This year, the Xarkis Festival will be held in the village of Kilani (Limassol). The festival aims to give visitors an authentic experience of Cypriot culture, both traditional and modern. The program - training seminars, video shows, presentations, performances of musical groups ... For example, the program 19 August includes a practical seminar on photographing objects of national life.
Entrance to all events is free of charge.
For more information visitXarkis.org.
30 AUGUST - 9 SEPTEMBER.WINE FESTIVAL IN LIMASSOL
This most probably, the famous Cypriot festival - a wine festival - is celebrated annually from 1961 year. As in past years, it will be held in Limassol Municipal Park. For ten days the guests of the festival will be able not only to enjoy Cypriot music and dancing, but also free to taste fine Cypriot wines - both large producers and private winemakers.
For more information visitWww.limassolmunicipal.com.cy
And by phone. 25 745 919, 25 342 153.