• 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


Within the frame of Pafos 2017 and the 18th International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama we are inviting people with passion and aspiration to participate voluntarily in the collective effort we are making.
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Pafos2017 Bid Book


See, read and download the documents submitted.
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Direct Communication Team


Volunteers Application.
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