12th Mediterranean Folklore Dance Festival
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12th Mediterranean Folklore Dance Festival

The Cultural Heritage Association of Nicosia in cooperation with the Larnaκa Municipality are organising the 12th Mediterranean Folklore Dance Festival in Larnaka, Cyprus from 15 to 19 of September, 2017.

Forteen groups from countries of the Mediterranean and fifteen from Cyprus are chosen to participate in the Festival.

Programme:

Friday 15 September 2017
20:00 - Opening of Traditional Costume Exhibition - Pierides Museum
The opening ceremony will be held by Mr. Dimitris Pierides
21:00 - Parade in the streets of Larnaka and dancing moments in squares

Saturday 16 September 2017
11:30 - Parade and performances at the central streets, at Agios Lazaros and Ermou square
21:00 - Opening Ceremony - Kimonos (Finikoudes), Larnaka
Artistic programme
Greeting from the president of the Cultural Heritage Association of Nicosia , Mrs. Rea Madella Ioannidou
Greeting from OPAP CYPRUS representative
Greeting from CTO Acting Director General Mr. Marinos Menelaou
Greeting from the Director of Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture, Mr. Pavlos Paraskeva
Awards - Sponsors
Award for the honored country, Israel for the continuous presence at the festival and this year's participation with 3 teams of 100 people.
Honored people: Aharon Sholmon Director of Carmel Festival Israel, Vera Obrabovic Choreographer from Belgrade for their 12th consecutive presence at the festival
Greeting and opening of the Festival by the Mayor of Larnaka, Mr. Andreas Vyras.
21:30
ISRAEL- DANCE GROUP "TZIVEI MAHOL"
SLOVAKIA - DANCING GROUP "SKALIKAN"
LATVIA - DANCING GROUP "RAKSTI"
BI-COMMUNAL MUSIC AND FOLK DANCE ASSOCIATION '' CYPRUS ''
LITHUANIA - DANCING GROUP "KALNAPOUSE"
ISRAEL - DANCING GROUP "BOSMAT TIBON"
CYPRUS - FOLKLORE GROUP "OTHELLOS"
EGYPT - DANCING GROUP "RACHEL RAKS"
ISRAEL - DANCING GROUP "TZAVTA GIZRAEL"
CYPRUS - NEW GENERATION OF VOROCLINI
ARMENIA - DANCE GROUP "HAMATZIAIN SIPAN"
GREECE - PONTIAN ASSOCIATION KLITOU KOZANIS

Sunday 17 September 2017
20:30
CYPRUS - CYPRUS TRADITIONAL GROUP "LYGERI" SEK
LITHUANIA - DANCING GROUP "KALNAPOUSE"
GREECE - PONTIAN ASSOCIATION KLITOU KOZANIS
ISRAEL - DANCING GROUP "TZAVTA GIZRAEL"
LATVIA - DANCING GROUP "RAKSTI"
ISRAEL - DANCING GROUP "BOSMAT TIVON"
CYPRUS - FOLKLORE CULTURAL GROUP "TRIDATA LIVADION"
ISRAEL- DANCE GROUP "TZIVEI MAHOL"
CYPRUS - MUSIC AND FOLK DANCE ASSOCIATION VRAKOFORON
EGYPT - CULTURAL GROUP "CHORU HARIS"
SLOVAKIA - DANCING GROUP "SKALIKAN"
CYPRUS - CULTURAL GROUP «ATHANASIA»
ITALY - TRADITIONAL GROUP "THE BRIGHT'

Monday 18 Septermber 2017
SLOVAKIA - DANCING GROUP "SKALIKAN"
ISRAEL- DANCE GROUP "TZIVEI MAHOL"
LITHUANIA - DANCING GROUP "KALNAPOUSE"
CYPRUS - FOLKLORE GROUP PERKALOS
LATVIA - DANCING GROUP "RAKSTI"
GREECE - PONTIAN ASSOCIATION KLITOU KOZANIS
ISRAEL - DANCING GROUP "TZAVTA GIZRAEL"
ISRAEL - DANCING GROUP "BOSMAT TIVON"
EGYPT - DANCING GROUP "RACHEL RAKS"
ROMANIA - DANCING GROUP "MOURESUL"
CYPRUS - CULTURAL GROUP "AKRITES" YERIOU

Closing ceremony
Exchange of commemorative gifts among the leaders of the groups, the Mayor of Larnaka and the organisers - Rewarding volunteers

From Friday, September 15, 2017
To Tuesday, September 19, 2017


Region : LARNACA

City : LARNAKA MUNICIPALITY

Category : Dance

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