Arts, Activities & Living - Coming Up This Week
Vintage clothing will be on show from 5-10pm at the Nicosia Municipality Multifunctional Foundation, next to Famagusta Gate, on Friday April 8th, There will be a chance to buy fashion from the past with the proceeds going to the Anakyklos Textile Project (they are responsible for the purple clothing banks around town). For more call 9972 2121
It’s a Hard Knock Life - PATH (Performing Arts at the Heritage) performs ‘Annie’ at the Polemedia Municipal Hall in Limassol. April 8th at 7.30pm and April 9th 3.30 & 7.30pm. Tickets are €12 for adults and €8 for children. Call 9914 8630 or email email@example.com
Nadia Ali, vocalist with iiO, who had a hit with Rapture in 2001, will be performing live at Lemon Park on Friday April 8th. Starting at 10.30pm tickets are €15. Go to www.clubhoholic.com for info.
The Waterworld Water Park in Ayia Napa is open from Friday. They have 2 new rides Thunderbolt and Minataur Wet Bubble. For more details call 2372 4444. www.waterworldwaterpark.com.
Known as the fabric of Cyprus, the traditional Lefkara lace is given a 21st Century image make over in a fashion show taking place at the Lefkara Hotel on Sunday April 10th from 12.30-3pm. Entry is free. Call 9635 1581.
If you’re in the Paphos area on Saturday April 9th, Dinner in the Sky is part of a charity street festival. For a €30 donation you can sit at a table 100 feet above the ground and eat and drink. There’ll also be grafitti artists, DJ’s and live music. It all starts at 2pm at 21 Neapoleos St. All proceeds are going to the Cyprus Anticancer Society. 2693 7818.
The Russian Ice Stars are performing Beauty and the Beast (ON ICE). Performance dates are 8-10th April at the Spyros Kyrianou Sports Centre in Limassol. Tickets are €22 for adults €15 for children. To book call 7777 7373 or www.tickethour.com
Cans for Kids is holding a Summer Sale and Fun Day on Saturday April 9th at The ESOGBA (next to the Junior School) from 3-5pm. There’ll be a sale of summer clothes, toys, books, plants, tombola and face painting.
The Cyprus Association of Quantity Surveyors is organising a Bi-Lingual (English and Greek) Charity Treasure Hunt on Sunday April 10th. Starting at 11am there will be questions, tasks and clues to take you on foot around the streets of Old Nicosia. Cost to take part is €10 per person and the winning team will receive a prize of €500. Starting point is Phaneromeni Church. Call 9961 2357 for more info
The Argos Animal Sanctuary’s sponsored Dog Walk is on Sun April 10th. Starting at 2pm it’s a 4KM coastal walk. You can either bring your own pooch or walk one from the Sanctuary. Registration is from 1-1.45pm at the Sanctuary in Ormidia (near Larnaca) and costs €5. For directions & to download the form go to www.argossanctuary.com.
Intoxicating Berry is holding a charity fashion show on Wednesday 13th April at Fratelli. Showing clothes from MUST, the evening starts with champagne Cocktails at 6.30pm, the fashion show is at 8pm. Tickets cost €60. There’s an after party at Little Buddha entry is €20. All proceeds donated to the Cyprus Anticancer Society. 2244 6222.
The ERT Choir’s Easter Concert will be a performance of Rossini’s Stabat Mater on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th April at the Strovolos Muncipal Theatre at 8.30pm. Tickets are €12 from the box office 2231 3010.
Hayk Melikyan is giving a piano recital on Friday 15th April at 8.30pm at the Shoe Factory. Featuring works by Takemitsu, Berio and Stravinsky. Tickets are €22 from 7000 9304. Or www.pharostickets.org
Episkopi Station Spring Fair takes place on Saturday 16th April at St. John's School from 11am – 3.30pm. Lots of stalls, a food plaza, live music from the Island Blend Singers not to mention Cyprus Morris Dancers. Open to all.
Cyprus Services Rambling Club is holding an Easter Bonnet Walk on Sunday 17th April. It’s an 8 Mile ramble/Grade 2 plus there’ll be prizes for the best bonnets. Book on email: firstname.lastname@example.org 99 292092 by midday Wed 13th April. Details of this walk are at www.csrc.ws
Diana’s Animal Welfare is holding its Easter Bazaar at the Londa Hotel in Limassol on Sunday April 17th from 11am-7.30pm.
This year’s Mind, Body and Spirit exhibition is over the weekend of April 16th and 17th April at the Kanika Pantheon Hotel in Limassol. Entrance is €7 per day and includes all lectures and workshops. More details on the website www.cyprusspirit.com
Aphrodite Hills Resort Village Square hosts its annual and traditional Easter Market on Sunday April 24th. It’s a family day out with numerous stalls, traditional Easter food and drink, fun activities for children such as face painting and a bouncy castle, Easter egg hunt, donkey and pony rides, magic show… and even a visit from the Easter Bunny! The fun starts at 11am till 4pm. Then on Sunday 1st May, from 11am-4pm it’s their May Day Day Market, lots of stalls offering a range of goodies, including handmade items and homemade foods Entertainment for the children includes a mini Olympics. Plus competitions, a sponsored race and ramble and a song and dance show.
On Saturday April 30th, Patricia and Howard Jordan are once again opening their garden in Mosfiloti from 1oam -1pm. Entry costs €5 plus there’ll be a chance to buy plants and refreshments all in aid of charity, for directions please call 2235 3177.
Grammy award winning Jazz singer, Dianne Reeves will be performing at the Rialto Theatre in Limassol on May 4th. Tickets are on sale from the website www. rialto.ticket.com.cy
Rock Gods Deep Purple will be in Cyprus in Concert on May 8th. It’s a 4 hour wheels of steel extravaganza with special guest, Greek Rock God Vasilis Papakonstantiou. Venue is the Eletheria Stadium in Nicosia Tickets are €40 (arena) €50 (seated) from www.moonlightshow.com or call 7777 2939
Silver Star is new wine bar in Nicosia. It serves both local and international reds, whites, and port together with champagne. You can either go for a bottle or order by the glass. Open Wed, Thurs and Friday from 5.30pm till midnight. 44-46 Sophouli Street. 2266 6579.
Kush Lounge Bar overlooks the moat surrounding Nicosia's Venetian walls. Offering food and drink, open daily from 6pm to 2am (3am on Fri/ Sat. 2 Omirou Avenue near Eleftheria Square. 2266 6111
The Hellenic Centre for Eating Disorders is running a training programme. Visiting psychiatrists from Kings College will be collaborating on the course, which covers anorexia, bulimia and obesity. The programme starts in May. More info from www.hcfed.gr