Ledra Music Soloists International Festival (early April) Two-week festival of chamber music held at the PASYDY Auditorium.


International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama (late July/early August) Held in Lefkosia, Lemesos and Pafos.


Septemberfest (mid-Sept) Beer festival held at the Constanza Bastion. As well as a good range of ales there’s music and dance, plus children’s events.

Ice Cream Festival (late Sept) Free ice creams and entertainment to be enjoyed at the Famagusta Gate Moat.

Cyprus International Film Festival (late Sept) Established film festival with screenings followed by Q&A sessions with directors.


Pharos International Contemporary Music Festival (Aug/Sept) Twentieth-and twenty-first-century avant-garde music at the Shoe Factory, the Pharos Foundation’s Lefkosia venue.

Rainbow Festival (mid-Oct) International music and dance. Festival run by Action for Equality, Support and Antiracism. Also held in Larnaka and Pafos.

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