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November 2017

Re:Mains

20:30 — 21:30
Attikon

Saturday 11 Νovember 2017, 20:30  Attikon RE:MAINS An audiovisual performance combining contemporary music by the composer Christina Athinodorou with animation by Charalambos Margaritis. Featuring the newly established Ensemble Cyclamen, with the soprano Margarita Elia, the concert includes the first performances of the work “Re:Mains” for Multi-Pianist that will be performed by Annini Tsiouti, as well as the première of the Song Cycle “Ángel Inmenso”. Supported by: Geroskipou Municipality / Υouth Council of the Municipality of Paphos Within the Travelling Stage…

Peri Poleos The Old Patisseries

11:00 — 12:00

Sunday 12 November 2017, 11:00 Kennedy Square Peri Poleos | The Old Patisseries The “PeriPoleos” programme of Pafos2017 makes a stop in Kennedy Square, recalling the ‘sweet’ memories of the coffee shops and patisseries at the Artymation Square, as it was formally called. Recollections of the confectionery and the bakeries of Pafos will bring back the memories of the flavours associated with the “Ktima” which are on the verge of disappearance. Organisation / presentation: Souzi Anastasi Coordination: Eliza Christoforou Free Entrance

Tales of Two Cinemas: “The Colour of the Cosmos“

19:00 — 20:00
Attikon

Thursday 16 November 2017 Attikon, 19:00 The cinema theatres, Attikon, in Pafos and Kino Cosmos, in Plovdiv (Bulgaria), share common memories and stories from the past, as well as their future challenges. The European Capitals of Culture Pafos2017 and Plovdiv 2019 meet, with the two cinemas at the heart of this encounter, and share the tales of the cinema theatres, as well as, the cities themselves, while examining their prospects, their current fate and their future challenges. The European Capital…

Europe meets the Mediterranean

20:30 — 21:30
Attikon

Friday 17 November 2017, 20:30 Attikon Europe meets the Mediterranean The Czech clarinist, Karel Dohnal, together with the Cypriot pianist, Kyriacos Kyriacou, take us on a musical journey, starting from central Europe and reaching the Eastern shores of the Mediterranean. The musical journey goes through the classic works of Schumann and Poulenc and travels all the way to the light, Mediterranean flavoured and folklore works ofKonstantinides and Christou, combining  successfully the Mediterranenan tradition with the classics of central Europe. This collaboration proves that a true music experience has no…

Marguerite Yourcenar – C.P. Cavafy with Charlotte Rampling

20:30 — 21:45

Saturday 18 November 2017, 20:30 Markideio Theatre  MOON AND STARS |  M. Yourcenar – C.P. Cavafy Charlotte Rampling British actress Charlotte Rampling, Greek-French actor Polydoros Vogiatzis and guitarist Varvara Gyra present on stage the literary encounter of the Greek poet Cavafy (1863-1933) and French novelist Marguerite Yourcenar (1903-1987), edited by Jean-Claude Feugnet. Belgian-born Yourcenar was the first to translate Cavafy into French and was a knowledgeable Cavafy critic and scholar. Cavafy’s poetry permeates the performance, while Yourcenar’s texts with the female…

Akamas project – Matsikorido Nature Trail

11:30

Sunday 19 November 2017 Pano Arodes Square 11:30 One of the ten activities of the Akamas Project and the infrastructure developed during the Capital of Culture for the future is the creation of a walking trail – the circular “Matsikorido” nature study trail in the Pano Arodes community, carried out in collaboration with the Forestry Department. The inauguration of the trail will take place at the community square, which is both the start and end point of the trail. Hikers will be able to choose between a small…

Letters to the Others

19:00

Thursday 23 November 2017, 19:00 Municipal Library Letters to the other Three writers from Pafos exchange correspondence with other writers from Denmark. These letters, exchanged between Andreas Petrides, Demetra Sokratous, Neophyta Polydorou and Sophie Eriksdatter, Thøger Jensen and Anna Friis, are not just a literary way of introducing or presenting one’s city of residence, but they are also ways to exchange ideas about their creative work and the artistic expression of their diversity. A collaboration between the European Capitals of Culture Pafos2017 and Aarhus 2017. Hospitality Sponsor: Royal…

Meeting of two cultures

20:30 — 21:30

Friday 24 November 2017, 20:30 Markideio Theatre  Meeting of two cultures Two pianists, two different artists from Cyprus and Turkey join in a musical journey and coexist through works of Greek, Turkish and Russian composers, demonstrating that the power of music is stronger than our differences. Manolis Neophytou and Canan Kocaay Camurtas give a joint concert that unites cultures. Εισιτήρια: 10€ Βuy your tickets HERE

Invitation to Cypriot Composers

20:30 — 21:30

Saturday 25 November 2017, 20:30 Markideio Theatre Invitation to Cypriot Composers The European Capital of Culture and the Centre of Cypriot Composers invited composers from Cyprus to produce musical works drawing on the Open Air Factory and its thematic lines (including the motto “Linking Continents – Bridging Cultures”) with the aim of producing original works which will always be linkedwith the voyage of the European Capital of Culture Pafos2017. Upon the completion of the process, the works of the following composers were selected and will be presented: 1. Evagoras Karagiorgis…

Petros’ War

15:00

Sunday 26 November 2017, 15:00 Markideio Theatre Petros’ War As part of the European Capital of Culture’s programme, the Cyprus Theatre Organisation presents Alki Zei’s masterpiece for both children and adults. The play explores the time when in 1940, WWII breaks out in Athens. Under these new circumstances, Petros goes on a long walk, a walk filled with adventures, feelings, experiences and knowledge that will enrich his young soul and will make him love his country. His school closes; his uncle Angelos goes off to war; his mother starts…

Ways to Meet Αgain

19:00 — 20:00

Opening: Sunday 26 November, 19:00 Duration: Sunday 26 – Wednesday 6 December 2017 Ibrahim’s Khan, 16:00 -19:00 Ways to Meet Αgain The exhibition Ways to Meet Again focuses on an examination of what constitutes boundaries, borders and territories and how these are expanded or overcome. Through the opening up of their own memories, the artists revisit the concept of identity and examine the possibilities of conciliation between local and international means. The participants are also called to explore ways (through their works) to document, classify and record information, mechanisms…

Travelling Embassies EuroTransit

19:00 — 21:00

Tuesday 28 & Wednesday 29 November 2017 Ibrahim’s Khan, 19:00 – 21:00 Travelling Embassies EuroTransit One of the topics of interest of the European Capital of Culture Donostia / San Sebastian 2016, was the bridging of conflict and dispute. In this context, the project Travelling Embassies travelled to 10 different cities which have experienced similar issues, shedding light on crucial matters such as, the refugee crisis, ethnic conflicts and peaceful coexistence. The documentary on Cyprus is among those which will stand out, as we see people’s hopes for peaceful…

December 2017

Salon d’Automne in Pafos (Οpening: En Plo Gallery)

16:00 — 19:00

OPENING: “En Plo” Gallery, 1 December 19:00 & Palia Ilektriki, 5 December 19:00 Duration: Friday 1– Friday 15 December 2017 En Plo Gallery & Palia Ilektriki 16:00 – 19:00 The Salon d’Automne is a famous artistic exhibition of historical significance, held on an annual basis in Paris. Michèle Julie Ansermet Papadopoulos brings this exhibition to Pafos, linking thus the European Capital of Culture with Paris. In the exhibition take part 30 local artists from both Cypriot communities, as well as 72…

The Sea that unites us

20:30 — 22:30

Friday 1 & Saturday 2 December 2017 Markideio Theatre 20:30 An exciting musical journey with George Dalaras which starts from Greece and the most important songs by some of the greatest Greek composers, and travels with the Italian songwriter Eddy Napoli and the virtuosi musicians all around the Mediterranean, showcasing emblematic songs and beautiful melodies from this region. Estoudiantina Neas Ionias and Musicians: Andreas Katsigiannis – zither, George Papachristoudes – piano, George Matsikas and Konstantinos Gedikis – bouzouki, Apostolos Valaroutsos…

Peace2Peace

11:00 — 15:00

Saturday 2 December 2017 Ibrahim’s Khan, 11:00- 15:00 As the Peace2Peace action, part of the Community Involvement Programme, comes to its end, women of all communities who have been involved in this project meet at Ibrahim’s Khan to celebrate friendship and peace. Along with the inauguration of the installation “Dream catchers for Peace” made by the group’s members using crochet, a bazaar with handmade creations and traditional specialties made by women all over Cyprus. Additionally, at 11:30, students of the pre-primary…

The Sea that unites us

20:30 — 22:30

Friday 1 & Saturday 2 December 2017 Markideio Theatre 20:30 An exciting musical journey with George Dalaras which starts from Greece and the most important songs by some of the greatest Greek composers, and travels with the Italian songwriter Eddy Napoli and the virtuosi musicians all around the Mediterranean, showcasing emblematic songs and beautiful melodies from this region. Estoudiantina Neas Ionias and Musicians: Andreas Katsigiannis – zither, George Papachristoudes – piano, George Matsikas and Konstantinos Gedikis – bouzouki, Apostolos Valaroutsos…

Forbidden Stories

20:30 — 21:30

Monday 4 & Tuesday 5 December 2017 Markideio Theatre 20:30  Forbidden Stories is the third part of a trilogy on the themes of “Power and Collective Memory” created by the theatre group “Ludens Ensemble” based in Edinburgh and included in the programme of events of the European Capital of Culture Pafos2017. The Ludens Ensemble brings to the stage stories from the two communities, using narrative techniques. Four actors will narrate the stories that were collected after an open call to…

Salon d’Automne in Pafos (Οpening: Palia Ilektriki)

19:00 — 20:00

OPENING: “En Plo” Gallery, 1 December 19:00 & Palia Ilektriki, 5 December 19:00 Duration: Friday 1– Friday 15 December 2017 En Plo Gallery & Palia Ilektriki 16:00 – 19:00 The Salon d’Automne is a famous artistic exhibition of historical significance, held on an annual basis in Paris. Michèle Julie Ansermet Papadopoulos brings this exhibition to Pafos, linking thus the European Capital of Culture with Paris. In the exhibition take part 30 local artists from both Cypriot communities, as well as 72…

Forbidden Stories

20:30 — 21:30

Monday 4 & Tuesday 5 December 2017 Markideio Theatre 20:30  Forbidden Stories is the third part of a trilogy on the themes of “Power and Collective Memory” created by the theatre group “Ludens Ensemble” based in Edinburgh and included in the programme of events of the European Capital of Culture Pafos2017. The Ludens Ensemble brings to the stage stories from the two communities, using narrative techniques. Four actors will narrate the stories that were collected after an open call to…

Directors and Cinema (6-8.12.2017)

19:00 — 21:00

Wednesday 6 – Friday 8 December 2017 Markideio Theatre | 19:00 & 21:00 A 3-day event with award-winning films by Cypriot directors, with the opportunity to meet the directors and discuss about the modern Cypriot film industry. Screenings: 6/12/2017  19:00 | Boy on the Bridge (85’, 2016). Director: Petros Charalambous 21:00 | The Joy and Sorrow of the Body (149’, 2013). Director: Andreas Pantzis 7/12/2017 19:00 | Family Member (104’, 2015). Director: Marinos Kartikkis 21:00 |  The Story of the…

Directors and Cinema

19:00

Wednesday 6 – Friday 8 December 2017 Markideio Theatre | 19:00 & 21:00 A 3-day event with award-winning films by Cypriot directors, with the opportunity to meet the directors and discuss about the modern Cypriot film industry. Screenings: 6/12/2017  19:00 | Boy on the Bridge (85’, 2016). Director: Petros Charalambous 21:00 | The Joy and Sorrow of the Body (149’, 2013). Director: Andreas Pantzis 7/12/2017 19:00 | Family Member (104’, 2015). Director: Marinos Kartikkis 21:00 |  The Story of the Green Line (115’, 2017).…

Directors and Cinema

19:00

Wednesday 6 – Friday 8 December 2017 Markideio Theatre | 19:00 & 21:00 A 3-day event with award-winning films by Cypriot directors, with the opportunity to meet the directors and discuss about the modern Cypriot film industry. Screenings: 6/12/2017  19:00 | Boy on the Bridge (85’, 2016). Director: Petros Charalambous 21:00 | The Joy and Sorrow of the Body (149’, 2013). Director: Andreas Pantzis 7/12/2017 19:00 | Family Member (104’, 2015). Director: Marinos Kartikkis 21:00 |  The Story of the Green Line (115’, 2017).…

Directors and Cinema

19:00

Wednesday 6 – Friday 8 December 2017 Markideio Theatre | 19:00 & 21:00 A 3-day event with award-winning films by Cypriot directors, with the opportunity to meet the directors and discuss about the modern Cypriot film industry. Screenings: 6/12/2017  19:00 | Boy on the Bridge (85’, 2016). Director: Petros Charalambous 21:00 | The Joy and Sorrow of the Body (149’, 2013). Director: Andreas Pantzis 7/12/2017 19:00 | Family Member (104’, 2015). Director: Marinos Kartikkis 21:00 |  The Story of the Green Line (115’, 2017).…

Peri Poleos – The Old Mansions

16:30 — 17:30

Sunday 10 December 2017 Location: Loizos Philippou Residence 4, Exo Vrysi,  16:30 The Peri Poleos project makes its last stop in 2017, at the Mansions of Pafos, opening for the first time in decades the residence of Loizos Philippou. Panagiotis Touliatos, Head of the Department of Architecture of Frederick University, will present the unique architectural features of the Mansions, for which volunteer Lia Konstantinou has collected related stories and narrations. Dr. George Georgis, Professor of History in the Neapolis University will…

Manda-la in Cyprus

19:00 — 20:30

OPENING: Ibrahim’s Khan, 14 December 2017, 19:00 Thursday 14 – Sunday 24 December 2017 Ibrahim’s Khan, 16:00 – 19:00 The European Capital of Culture Pafos2017, has invited the Japanese photographer Masahiro Usami to Cyprus – as part of the project “Japanese Eyes on Cyprus”- to observe the island through the life of its people and create large-scale photographs representing their hopes, as well as the current socio-political situation of Cyprus through his artistic perspective. In particular, the artist has focused on…

Pagkosmio Asma (Universal Song)

20:00 — 21:00

Friday 15 & Saturday 16 December 2017 Markideio Theatre 20:00 The programme of the European Capital of Culture Pafos2017 comes to its end with an important theatrical production which holds great significance for Pafos. In its world premiere, the Theatre Workshop of the University of Cyprus will present a theatrical adaptation of the magnificent work “Pagkosmion Asma” of the poet, intellectual and former Mayor of Pafos, Christodoulos Galatopoulos (1902-1953). It is a poetic reinterpretation of the myth of Prometheus, which…

Cementography – A Tour

11:00 — 11:40

Saturday 16 December 2017, 11:00 Starting Point: Old Post Office, Nikodemou Mylona Street  Pafos acquires more reference points in the city centre with an added value in regards to visual arts. A series of cementographies, created by established and upcoming artists in Pafos will be permanently exhibited in main streets in the city centre, creating thus an interesting visual stroll with references to an art form which carries a Cypriot identity of international artistic appeal. The project includes works by…

Pagkosmio Asma (Universal Song)

20:00 — 21:00

Friday 15 & Saturday 16 December 2017 Markideio Theatre 20:00 The programme of the European Capital of Culture Pafos2017 comes to its end with an important theatrical production which holds great significance for Pafos. In its world premiere, the Theatre Workshop of the University of Cyprus will present a theatrical adaptation of the magnificent work “Pagkosmion Asma” of the poet, intellectual and former Mayor of Pafos, Christodoulos Galatopoulos (1902-1953). It is a poetic reinterpretation of the myth of Prometheus, which…

Home

16:00

OPENING: En Plo Gallery 17 December 16:00 Sunday 17 – Sunday 31 December 2017 En Plo Gallery Home The multi-dimensional meaning of the concept Home is the predominant theme of this project. Two educators and 12 photographers from Cyprus, Greece, Romania, Sweden and the USA stayed together for 6 days in Drousia, where the creative process of interaction resulting in a synthesis of their ideas, experiences and temperaments, laid the foundation for this artistic production. The artists present their own…

Liège – Pafos, Aller et Retour

19:00 — 20:30

Tuesday 19 December & Thursday 21 December 2017 Palia Ilektriki | 19:00 – 20:30 For many years now, the Municipality of Liège maintains a project focusing on the European Capitals of Culture. Jim Sumkay participates in this project, by photographing each European Capital of Culture since 2013. His photographs have already been installed or projected in the cities of Marseille, Cracow, Riga, Plzen, Kosice and Mons. At the same time, the photographer has been capturing the chronicles of our time since…

Τhe Lady from the Sea

20:30 — 21:30

Tuesday 19 December 2017 Markideio Theatre, 20:30 As part of the programme of the European Capital of Culture Pafos2017, the Cyprus Theatre Organisation presents the first production of its Main Stage, the Lady from the Sea, by Henrik Ibsen. Like a siren of the ocean, trapped in the world of humans and in her oppressive marriage, Ellida Wangel hears the call of the sea – coming in the form of a face from the past – and is faced with…

The Alien Trail

19:00 — 20:30

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 Palia Ilektriki 19:00 After the photography exhibition of Nikos Economopoulos (Greece), Antoine D’Agata (France), Bieke Depoorter (Belgium) and Nicolas Iordanou (Cyprus) last September, the project The Alien Trail concludes with the first official screening of the documentary which followed the entire journey of the photographers, and the participation of children. The documentary is an anthem against racism and social exclusion of minorities in modern Cypriot society. Nicolas Iordanou and Sylvia Nicolaides were in charge of directing…

Liège – Pafos, Aller et Retour

19:00 — 20:30

Tuesday 19 December & Thursday 21 December 2017 Palia Ilektriki | 19:00 – 20:30 For many years now, the Municipality of Liège maintains a project focusing on the European Capitals of Culture. Jim Sumkay participates in this project, by photographing each European Capital of Culture since 2013. His photographs have already been installed or projected in the cities of Marseille, Cracow, Riga, Plzen, Kosice and Mons. At the same time, the photographer has been capturing the chronicles of our time…

Avlaia

18:00 — 19:00

OPENING: 28 December 18:00 Thursday 28 December 2017- Sunday 14 January 2018 Markideio Theatre The exhibition “Αυλαία”, which will be held in the Markideio Theatre, refers to the ending – or the beginning – after a year full of events, connected with thoughts, ideas and feelings about the European Capital of Culture Pafos2017. The exhibition is linked to the Official Handover Ceremony of the European Capital of Culture Pafos2017, when Pafos passes on the baton to the next European Capitals…

Official Handover Ceremony

20:00 — 22:00

Friday 29 December 2017 Markideio Theatre 20:00 As the year of the title comes to its end for Pafos, the Organisation Pafos2017 and the City of Pafos hand over the title to representatives of the European Capitals of Culture for 2018, Valetta (Malta) and Leeuwarden (Netherlands). The official part of the ceremony will be followed by a concert featuring the great work of Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Opus 125. The fourth and last movement of…

Pafos – All about this City (Closing Celebration)

19:00

Saturday 30 December 2017 28th October Square 19:00 The end of 2017 marks not only the end of a significant and festive journey for Pafos, but also the beginning of a new one. The European Capital of Culture celebrates everything the city has accomplished, transforming it and making its people proud. In the same area where the Opening Ceremony took place in January 2017, music, images, projections, mapping and lights will create a spectacle, which will bring back memories, excitement…

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