• Historical Retrospective

    The city of Pafos has a remarkable history which is traced 2,300 years back. Throughout those years the city has built a rare cultural heritage and it has gained a significant place in the Cyprus history and the culture.

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  • Our logo

    The logo of Pafos’ candidacy was designed in such a way so as to be interpreted in many and different ways. First of all, it represents the sun that under its light the island of Cyprus prospers.

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  • The modern face of the town

    Currently, Pafos has a remarkable cultural activity which is mainly coordinated by the Municipality of Pafos. This activity covers a wide spectrum of subjects and events such as the Pafos Flower Festival, the celebrations of Monday of the Holy Spirit, the Pafos Carnival, the Summer Cultural Window

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  • Open Air Factory

    Pafos can deservedly respond to this ambitious project and become the most hospitable capital of Europe. It suggests making the best of its open-air sites by turning them into an Open-Air Factory of Culture, since it is aware of the challenge that it will face. If it takes advantage of its archeological sites, its squares, its streets...

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  • Pafos2017 Events

    Stay updated with the latest events

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Call for volunteers


The Pafos2017 Community Involvement Programme of the Open Air Factory steps out onto the streets and squares of Pafos and asks you: do you dance, sing or paint?
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Pafos2017 Bid Book


See, read and download the documents submitted.
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Call for volunteers


Volunteers Application.
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  • Upcoming events

  • October

    21oct19:30- 01:00Shadows and Faces 19:30 Cineplex
    23oct20:00- 01:00Vasilis Lekkas 20:00 Archbishop Makarios III Lyceum Atrium
    24oct17:30- 01:00Living Heritage17:30 Cyprus Ethnographical Μuseum

    November

    1nov19:55- 01:00CARMEN ΜΕΤ: Live in HD19:55 Cineplex
    1nov20:30- 01:00This is Italy...20:30 Markideio Municipal Theatre
    7nov19:00- 01:00SHOW & SHARE - Volunteer Soirée19:00 Pafos2017 Headquarters, District Officer’s Residence
    12nov20:30- 01:00The Sound of the Timpani20:30 Markideio Municipal Theatre
    28nov19:00- 01:00Lecture by Inge Becker: “FLUXUS”19:00 Old Powerhouse