Calender & Events
Our Calender Picks 2017
Paphos European Capital of Culture 2017
For 2017 Paphos will be one of two European Capital of Culture. Throughout the year events will be held around city.
Paphos International Film Festival | 16th – 18th June
The Paphos International Film Festival (PIFF) is an annual festival held every year in Paphos in the mediterranean island of Cyprus. PIFF is an independent not-for-profit organization committed to supporting authentically independent films and it aims to research, promote and develop the art of independent filmmaking.
The program includes screenings of short films from Cyprus and abroad as well workshops, master classes and lectures.
Pafos Aphrodite Festival | September
The 18th Festival kicks off this September so make sure you get tickets if you’d like to listen to some opera in the gorgeous medieval castle.
Larnaca Summer Festival | July
Every year, Cypriots celebrate music and performing arts at various different locations throughout Larnaca, both indoor and outdoor. National and international talents feature so it’s definitely worth adding this to your agenda if you’re in Cyprus this summer.
Limassol Wine Festival | End of August – Beginning of September
Dubbed as the ‘wine capital of Cyprus, Limassol holds a wine festival each year in the city park. There is a small entrance fee, but once inside, you can taste as many wines as you wish.
The Cyclamen Rally | November
This is the island’s intercommunal rally that takes place each autumn since 2004. If you have a car that is 20 years of older you can join in, if not, come along to see beautiful cars of times past.
Cyprus International Food Festival | 12th – 13th November
This is a 2-day event held in Nicosia, where chefs demonstrate their different culinary expertise and the public can join in with wine tasting and more. There is a kids section, too, to get the little ones excited and interested in tasting and preparing all kinds of food.
|New Year's Day||Friday 1st January||Sunday 1st January||Monday 1st January|
|Epiphany||Wednesday 6th January||Friday 6th January||Saturday 6th January|
(Monday of Lent)
|Monday 14th March||Monday 27th February||Monday 19th February|
|Greek Independence Day||Friday 25th March||Saturday 25th March||Sunday 25th March|
|Daylight Saving Time Starts (+1h)||Sunday 25th March||Sunday 26th March||Sunday 25th March|
|Greek Cypriot National Day||Friday 1st April||Saturday 1st April||Sunday 1st April|
|Good Friday||Friday 29th April||Friday 14th April||Friday 6th April|
|Easter Monday||Monday 2nd May||Monday 17th April||Monday 9th April|
|Easter Tuesday||Tuesday 3rd April||Tuesday 18th April||Tuesday 10th April|
|Labour Day||Sunday 1st May||Monday 1st May||Tuesday 1st May|
|Monday 20th June||Monday 5th June||Monday 28th May|
|Assumption Day||Monday 15th August||Tuesday 15th August||Wednesday 15th August|
|Cyprus' Independence Day||Saturday 1st October||Sunday 1st October||Monday 1st October|
|Greek National Day
|Friday 28th October||Saturday 28th October||Sunday 28th October|
|Daylight Saving Time Ends (-1h)||Sunday 30th October||Sunday 29th October||Sunday 28th October|
|Christmas Day||Sunday 25th December||Monday 25th December||Tuesday 25th December|
|Boxing Day||Monday 26th December||Tuesday 26th December||Wednesday 26th December|
|All Orange dates are Offical Central Bank of Cyprus Bank Holidays along with Every Sunday and Every Saturday for Bank Transactions, White Dates are just important dates.|
|* Dates for 2018 are provisonal. We take the definative list from the Cyprus Central bank. Once this is published for these years we will update this list.|