Fifty days after Easter comes 'Kataklysmos' - the Day of the Holy Ghost. In Cyprus it is celebrated by fairs held on the water fronts. Kataklysmos fair is very popular in Larnaka and the Municiplaity organised a program full of surprices!
On Friday (June 17) the program of events will be open by the Cypriot singer Constantina, Stella Georgiadou, Costas Hadjichristodoulou and Michali Violari.
On Monday (June 20) will sing the well known singer to all Vasilis Karas. On June 18th (Saturday) at the scene will perform live Antipas and on Wednesday (June 22) Eleftheria Eleftheriou and Stan!
Find below the whole program
SEAFRONT STAGE (CENTRAL)
PROGRAMME PRESENTED BY: COSTAKIS CONSTANTINOU
FRIDAY 17 JUNE 8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
OPENING PARADE with the participation of: Scouts, Girl Guides, Marchers of Love, dancing groups, cultural societies, the Larnaka Nautical Club, the 298th Group of Sea Scouts “Zenon”, the Larnaka Municipal Band, the Cyprus Police Band, the Wind Band of the Cultural Department of OMONIA Aradippou and the Wind Band of EDON Pervolia FIREWORKS 8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. Opening ceremony by the Larnaka Municipal Vocal Ensemble with the participation of the Percussions Ensemble of Lefteris Moschovias Artistic director: Andreas Gerolemou ADDRESS by the Acting Mayor of Larnaka Mr. PETROS CHRISTODOULOU ADDRESS by the Minister of Education and Culture Mr. COSTAS KADIS 8:55 p.m. – 9:25 p.m. The Music Ensemble “Anatoli” presents the programme “Beautiful Cyprus” with songs by Kostis Kosteas on lyrics by Pavlos Liasidis Artistic director: Elias Kouloumis 9:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. The Folklore Society TRIDATA Livadia presents Cypriot dances Choreography: Christos Sioukris 9:50 p.m. – 12:00 “Musical Evening with Cypriot Artists” with the participation of CONSTANTINA, MICHALIS VIOLARIS, STELLA GEORGIADOU and KOSTAS HADJICHRISTODOULOU Artistic director: Vasos Argyrides
SATURDAY 18 JUNE 7:30 p.m. – 8:40 p.m. CYPRIOT FOLK DANCING CONTEST Categories: up to 16 years old and over the age of 16 years Violin: Moysis Papamoyseos Lute: Giorgos Livadiotis 8:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The Dancing Society PYRGA Larnaka presents a potpourri of Greek folk dances 9:05 p.m. – 9:35 p.m. “…Let’s dance” Vocals: GEORGIA GEORGIOU HALLA Backing vocalist: Vasiliki Veligradi Piano / keyboard: Chrysovalantis Melissaropoulos Guitar / backing vocalist: Giorgos Poulidis Drums / percussions: Charalambos Katirtzoglou Bouzouki: Tasos Anastasi 9:40 p.m. – 9:55 p.m. The Folklore Society ELEFTHERI of SEK Larnaka – Famagusta presents traditional Greek dances Choreography: Sophocles Charalambides 10:00 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. Entertaining programme with PAVLOS HAPOUPIS and GEORGIA KONSTANTINOU 10:25 p.m. – 10:55 p.m. “Musical journey through beloved old Greek and ‘entechno’ songs” with FANI STYLIANOU and KOULIS THEODOROU Artistic director: Koulis Theodorou 11:00 p.m. – 11:15 p.m. The Dancing Ensemble KIMON Xylotymbou presents Greek Island dances Choreography: Christakis Koryzis 11:20 p.m. – 01:30 a.m. Concert by ANTYPAS and his music band
SUNDAY 19 JUNE 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. CYPRIOT FOLK POETRY, CYPRIOT LOVE SONGS and TSIATTISTA CONTESTS Violin: Moysis Papamoyseos Lute: Giorgos Livadiotis 10:05 p.m. – 10:35 p.m. Musical programme with traditional love songs by the Music Ensemble of MICHALIS HATZIMICHAEL Vocals: Michalis Hatzimichael, Vasiliki Hatziadamou, Dimitra Hatzimichael Musicians: Michalis Hatzimichael, Savvas Stefanou, Nestoras Georgiou, Meletis Christodoulou, Lefteris Hatzimichel Musical director: Michalis Hatzimichael 10:40 p.m. – 10:55 p.m. The Cultural Society ARADIPPOS – KAROTSERIS presents a varied programme with Greek dances Choreography: Antonis Avraam 11:00 p.m. – 01:00 a.m. Concert “In the Yard of Vasilis Tsitsanis” with the singers BABIS TSERTOS and IRINI TOUMBAKI Artistic director: Admitos Pitsillidis
MONDAY 20 JUNE 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CYPRIOT FOLK SINGING and SHEPHERD’S FLUTE CONTESTS Violin: Moysis Papamoyseos Lute: Giorgos Livadiotis 8:35 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. The Dancing School MAMBO of Maria Zachariou Karapitta presents Greek popular dances Choreographer / dance teacher: Maria Zachariou Karapitta 8:55 p.m. – 9:10 p.m. The Cultural Society VRAKOFORI presents traditional dances from the Greek Island Tzia – Kea Choreographies: Miranta Prokopiou, Kostas Andreou 9:15 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. Entertaining musical programme with EVI KAPATAI 9:50 p.m. – 10:05 p.m. The Cultural Society NEA GENIA of Oroklini and Refugee Settlement presents traditional Cypriot dances Choreography: Michalis Michail 10:10 p.m. – 10:25 p.m. The Folklore Society ZORPAS presents Greek popular dances Choreography: Dimitris and Despo Konsolos FIREWORKS 10:30 p.m. - 12:00 Concert by VASILIS KARRAS and his orchestra
TUESDAY 21 JUNE 8:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. The Cultural Society VASILITZIA of PEO presents the programme “Dances and Songs of Cyprus” Texts / artistic director: Antonis Lazarou Vocals: Maria Kertepene, Kostas Nathanail Choreographies: Zacharias Kertepenes, Maria Dimitriou Director / music teacher: Loukia Lazarou Orchestration / arrangements / compositions: Adamos Katsantonis, Koullis Theodorou 8:50 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. GREEK SONG CONTEST – CHILDREN 9:55 p.m. – 10:10 p.m. The Cultural Society OMONIA Aradippou presents Greek Island dances from the Aegean region Choreography: Pavlos Michailas, Loukas Partou, Dimitris Pitsillis 10:15 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Entertaining programme with LOUKAS THOUPIS 10:35 p.m. – 10:50 p.m. The Lysi Artists Ensemble SYKALY presents traditional Cypriot dances Choreographies: Aristodimos Afxentiou Dance teacher: Sotiris Souroula, Panagis Vasili 10:55 p.m. – 11:50 p.m. Concert by CHRISTOS TSIKKIS Vocals: Maria Kofou Lute: Giorgos Leivadiotis Santouri: Kyriakos Giorgallas Percussions / flute / ney: Andreas Sikkis
WEDNESDAY 22 JUNE 6:00 p.m. – 6:05 p.m. ADDRESS by the Acting Mayor of Larnaka Mr. PETROS CHRISTODOULOU 6:10 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. The Music Ensemble of KYRIAKOS MAPPOURAS presents traditional songs from Cyprys and Asia Minor Vocals: Kyriakos Mappouras, Miranta Charidimou Musical director: Savvakis Lambrou 6:55 p.m. – 7:25 p.m. “THE OLD COMPANY” Choir of the Union of Cypriot Pensioners Larnaka - Famagusta presents folk songs Musical director: Loizos Mikallos 7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Music Ensemble AIGAIOPELAGITIKA presents Greek Island songs Musical director: Vaso Nikoli 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. GREEK SONG CONTEST – AMATEURS 9:05 p.m. – 9:20 p.m. The Dancing School ANTRI GEORGIOU presents popular dances Choreography: Antri Georgiou 9:25 p.m. – 9:55 p.m. Eleftheria Eleftheriou 10:00 p.m. – 10:15 p.m. The Cultural Society ATHANASIA presents Cypriot dances Choreography: Giorgos Theodoulou 10:20 p.m. – 00:30 a.m. Concert by STAN and his orchestra