This week at the European Capital of Culture Pafos2017  (21–27 Αυγούστου 2017)



The cinema travels to village squares in Pafos, reviving the touring cinema with a series of screenings that offer the charm of open, summer cinema, as well as opportunities for gathering and entertainment.
Business Partner: Cooperative Central Bank
Free entrance

The INTOUCHABLES, (France 2011,112’)
21 AUGUST 2017 – PEGEIA ,  20:30
28 AUGUST 2017 –  ARMOU,  20:30
In Paris, the quadriplegic eccentric aristocrat Philippe is interviewing candidates for a caregiver position when the rude African Driss literally invades his home asking him to confirm his presence there in order to receive his unemployment benefit from Social Insurance. Philippe challenges Driss, offering him a trial period of one month to gain experience, which changes the lives of Phillipe and those around him.
Screenplay/direction: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano
Cast: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot, Joséphine de Meaux, Clotilde Mollet, Alba Gaïa Kraghede Bellugi, Cyril Mendy, Salimata Kamate and others.
*In French with Greek and English subtitles

Free entrance


A GOOD YEAR (USA 2006, 118’)
Kouklia 22/8,
24/8 20:30
Based on Peter Mayle’s novel, the film tells the story of a stockbroker travelling to Southern France to sell his vineyard, which he inherited from his uncle. Soon, his arrogant attitude towards the life style of the province changes entirely, thanks to childhood memories but also a beautiful French woman he meets. He will commit to the cultivation of the vineyard, facing all kinds of difficulties… A bittersweet film and a “bright” production on wine, travelling, well being but also the difficulties of a new beginning.
Screenplay: Marc Klein
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Cast: Russell Crowe, Abbie Cornish, Marion Cotillard, Freddie Highmore, Albert Finney, Rafe Spall, Archie Panjabi, Richard Coyle, Ben Righton, Patrick Kennedy and others.
*In English with Greek subtitles
Free entrance


23 August 2017, 20:30
The 100 Year-Old Man who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared (Sweden 2013, 114’)
A man living in a nursing home who refuses to celebrate his 100th birthday, jumps out a window and begins a journey to the unknown. While he reminisces the events of his life, he finds himself holding a suitcase full of millions of Swedish kroner and the police and a criminal gang following him.
Screenplay: Felix Herngren, Hans Ingemansson
Directed by: Felix Herngren
Cast: Robert Gustafsson, Mia Skäringer, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg, Jens Hultén, David Shackleton, Ralph Carlsson, Georg Nikoloff, Alan Ford and others.

*In English with Greek subtitles



FRIDAY  25 AUGUST 2017, 19:00-24:00
SATURDAY 26 AUGUST2017, 19:30-23:30
3rd Folklore Folklore Festival of Ktima – Pafos2017
The European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017 and the “Ktima” Folklore Association promote Cypriot tradition but also build bridges between the town of Pafos and the outer world by presenting traditional music and dances from other countries. The Town Hall Square welcomes groups from Pafos, Thessaloniki, Crete and the Basque country in a journey of Cypriot and other traditions, through sounds, images and flavours.
Events include among others the production of zivania, a photographic exhibition, traditional objects and occupations, as well as the production of traditional delicacies.
Free entrance

Παραδοσιακά νανουρίσματα από Κύπρο, ελλάδα και Μικρά Ασία(Trio neRo)

FRIDAY 25 AUGUST 2017, 20:30

Trio NeRo is a music group that focuses on the re-definition of lullabies from Cyprus, Greece and Asia Minor filtered through a blend of musical traditions with elements of contemporary classical music, funk, rock, jazz, as well as samples of pre-recorded lullabies. The band consists of Christos Agathocleous (electric bass & petal), Nektarios Rodosthenous (vocals, electric guitar) and George Savva (percussion, sampling / tape operator). Trio NeRo will also present an original song written by composer George Rodosthenous and poet Aphroditi Zacharia-Rodosthenous.
Free Entrance



Musicians from Cyprus, Greece and Germany form this dynamic ensemble, that will perform in the context of the Travelling Stage. Members of the ensemble carry with them their personal and musical experiences on a musical quest, during which the traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean meet with Western elements and create a colourful musical landscape.
Different music creations and traditions lead the audience on a journey of emotions, seeking euphoria of the soul and the mind.
Participating musicians: Michalis Cholevas (Greece): tarhu, yayli tambur, ney / Michael Kouloumis (Cyprus): violin / Yannis Koutis (Cyprus): oud, fretless guitar, vocals / Ruven Ruppik (Germany): percussion.
Free Entrance


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