Events, Concerts & Shows in Cyprus - Annual Calendar

The calendar of events in Cyprus is marked by culture, music and folklore. Spectacular events take place throughout the year, with big stars and in romantic locations - in medieval castles, in Greco-Roman amphitheaters under the Mediterranean starry sky. In addition to some traditional festivals, religious holidays are also celebrated on the Mediterranean island.

Calendar of events

January 6
Epiphany - Epiphany festival

March/April
Good Friday - Processions take place in all towns at 9pm.

Easter - On Easter Saturday, solemn services are held at 11 p.m. in all churches. On Easter Sunday, fun Easter games are held in many places, e.g. Paphos.

April to June
Musical Sundays - Free musical concerts (jazz, classical, rock, folk) on Sundays in front of the Turkish Fort in Paphos, at the Onisilos Seaside Theater in Limassol and on the waterfront in Larnaka.

May
Anthestiria - Spring Flower Festival with flower parades in Larnaca, Limassol and Pafos.

May/June
International Bellapais Music Festival - Classical music in the monastery ruins above Keryneia/Girne.

June
Shakespeare Festival - On several days in the ancient theater of Kourion.

Pentecost
Kataklismós Festival (Festival of the Flood) - Traditional festival in Larnaka commemorating Noah's rescue from the Sin Flood with fair on the waterfront, concerts and sports competitions.

August 15
Church Harvest Festivals - festivals with music and dancing in many towns and at the Kýkko Monastery.

Beginning of September
Páfos Aphrodite Festival - Three evenings of opera in front of the Turkish fort at the port of Paphos.
Limassol Wine Festival

September 13-14
Church Harvest Festivals - in Ómodos, Páno, Léfkara and at Stavrovoúni Monastery.

September/October
Music Festival - classical music, choral music, flamenco and rock music in Kerýneia Castle, Bellapais Monastery and Sálamis Amphitheater.

3 - 4 October
Church consecration festivities in Kalopanagióthis

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