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35th Ayia Napa International Festival

The Municipality of Ayia Napa organizes the 35th Ayia Napa International Festival, which will be held from the 26th until the 29th of September 2019 in Ayia Napa.

The highlights of this year’s festival are the concerts with Stephanos Korkolis (28/9) and Giannis Ploutarhos (29/9)


Venue: Amphitheater of Ayia Napa Municipal Museum “Thalassa”

19:00 Welcome greetings by the Mayor of Ayia Napa, Mr. Yiannis Karousos, and CSO representative
19:30 A voluntary event on the eve of Ayia Napa’s Municipality Festival named ‘Sports for All’ initiated by the Famagusta district, which is incorporated in the European Sport Week #BE ACTIVE

Part A: «It’s forbidden to not exercise»
Groups from AGO Famagusta
Zumba with Groups of children from CSO & AGO Avgorou instructed by Maria Parpouna
Kinetic Education programme by AGO members who take part in special programmes
«Sports and the Elderly» by SKE Xylotimbou instructed by Maria Simova

Part B: «To tertin tis kartoulas mou »
St George’s Church Choir, «Anemoessa» Cultural Group, «Anadisi» Paralimni Cultural Club

I’ll enjoy life and that’s all I’ll ever do,
I’ll drive pain away from my heart.
I’ll sing, be happy and even dance
I’ll exercise and not just sit around!!

Venue: Αyia Napa Central Square

19:00 – 19:30
The Cypriot Police Force Philharmonic Band will parade from Ayia Napa’s port (small Round About) to the Monastery. A parade comprised of Dancing Groups will follow, as well as dancing around the Round About and near the Medieval Monastery.

Welcome greetings by the Mayor of Ayia Napa, Mr. Yiannis Karousos, Guangzhou’s Deputy Mayor Mrs Li Xiaomian Vice Chairman, Standing Committee of Guangzhou Municipal People’s Congress, Mr. Huang Xingyuan, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Cyprus and Mr. Yang Deming, President of Cyprus Guangdong Association of Commerce

«A stroll through tradition»
Cypriot and Greek Traditional Dances by «Kimon» Dance Group
and Ayia Napa Municipal Dance Group

«Εmbrace Guangzhou, China – Ayia Napa Cyprus»: China – Cyprus Diplomatic Relations for 48 years and 3rd «Βelt and Road» China-Cyprus International Tourism and Culture Festival.
It is a grand culture exchange performance that carries forward Chinese culture and promotes the world’s cultural integration.

Venue: Αyia Napa Central Square

«Kai eho tin agape prima»
Romiosini Cultural GROUP

The internationally renowned composer and pianist Stefanos Korkolis travels us through his musical world, with songs we all loved!
Interpreted by: Sofia Manousaki & Stefanos Korkolis.

Venue: Αyia Napa Central Square

19:00 – 19:30
The Military’s Music Band will parade from Ayia Napa’s port (small roundabout) to the Monastery. A parade comprised of Dance groups will follow, as well as dancing around the roundabout and near the Medieval Monastery.

«Colours of Ayia Napa’s Traditions»
Ayia Napa’s Adult Dance and music GROUP

Kikis Constantinou – Borough Citizen of the year 2019
Greetings from the Mayor of Ayia Napa, Mr. Yiannis Karousos and the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nikos Christodoulides.

Declaration of the 36th Festival Ayia Napa International Festival 2020.

Concert by YIANNIS PLOUTARCHOS «Sto hthes kai sto simera»
«YIANNIS PLOUTARCHOS will be performing his own, as well as other great Greek composers’ music hits»

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