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August 2017

Postponed: Marguerite Yourcenar – C. P. Cavafy

20:30

*The Pafos2017 Organisation announces the postponement of Charlotte Rampling’s performance “Marguerite Yourcenar – C. P. Cavafy” on the 11th of August, at Aphrodite’s Rock, due to unexpected business obligations which don’t allow the actor to travel outside the United Kingdom. More details for the upcoming performance will be announced at a later stage. For those who have already purchased tickets, the Organisation kindly requests that they contact Soldoutickets at 70007705 or by email at ticketing@soldoutticketbox.com for refund. British actress Charlotte…

From Odyssey to C. P. Cavafy

20:30

The poetry of C.P. Cavafy narrated by the great actor George Kimoulis carries a sense of nostalgia for a human voice lost, allowing Thodoris Economou to approach it musically and shed light on man’s passions and faults. Through Robert Wilson’s Odyssey, the lights dim and the music takes us to the myth of Ulysses, as envisioned by Thodoris Economou. The terms “Destination” and “Ulysses” function as keywords for Cavafy’s “Ithaca” with which George Kimoulis begins his narration, before the music…

October 2017

Stone and Sea

09:00 — 15:00

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot photographers and poets come together and produce work with stone and sea as their points of reference, with both elements being of paramount importance in Cypriot identity and culture. The project combines a path through deeply rooted stones, statues and shells found at the coastline with the sea and its cultural value as a place of happiness and open to diversity. Dr. Nandia Stylianou, is responsible for the general concept and planning of the project,…

November 2017

Letters to the Others

19:00

Writers from Pafos exchange correspondence with other writers living in Aarhus (Denmark) and Plovdiv (Bulgaria), European Capitals of Culture in 2017 and 2019 respectively. These letters are not just a way of introducing or presenting one’s city of residence, but they are also ways to exchange ideas about literary expression and getting acquainted with the other. Letters were preferred in this case, with e-mails however not excluded, in order to revive epistolary literature and integrate it in today’s condition where…

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