Arts & Living Events September 4 - October 1
by Natalie Haughton - Europa Donna is organising a charity fashion show in aid of fighting breast cancer on Sept 6th at the Champs Elysees pool. The show features the latest collections from well-known designers and there’s a cocktail party to follow. Tickets cost €20 from 2235 3188.
The Cyprus Services Rambling Club next walk is on Sun 4th Sept which will follow the Kato Platres Circular. The ramble is 4 Miles/Grade 2. The walk will be followed by a meze supper. NO BUSES. Last minute reservations on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 99 292092
On Sept 12th there’s a concert by the band "Love is in the Air" to mark the last full moon of the summer. Featuring many styles of music including jazz and Latin, plus songs by the Beatles, ABBA, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Michael Jackson, and Shakira, as well as Greek songs. It’s at Nicosia Town Hall, for more call 22797004 or email email@example.com
The National Tennis Centre in Nicosia will host the Aphrodite World Tennis Cup from September 6th – 10th. The Aphrodite Cup has been upgraded to grade 4 of the International Tennis Federation, thus attracting high level tennis players, this year with the participation of at least 45 countries. Entrance to the games will be free. More info from www.cyprustennis.com
There is a change of venue for the 5th Cyprus-Russia Charity Gala. It’s now being held at the University of Cyprus Campus in Aglantzia on Sept 10th. Performances include: Legendary Russian rock band Lubeh in Cyprus for the first time, Mihalis Hatzigiannis, The Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation, The Cyprus Young String Soloists, together with the popular Russian group A’Cappella ExpreSSS playing Russian folk and jazz. Plus there will also be a fashion show featuring Greek and Russian designers. Tickets are from www.cyprus-tickets.com or 7000 9303.
The Kypria Festival is on across the island until Oct 1st. Featuring singing, drama and dance performances by both local and international artists. For full details of the programme go to the website www.rialto.com.cy
Acclaimed actor John Malkovich will be in Cyprus on Sept 17th at the Makarios III Amphitheatre in Strovolos in a play called ‘The Infernal Comedy: Confession of a serial killer’. The production also features music from Vienna’s Akademie Orchestra. The date is and tickets are on sale www.dfamous.net or from the Pallas Theatre in Nicosia (22 410181).
New movies on the circuit this week: Final Destination 5 - Full details from www.kcineplex.com
The annual Limassol Wine Festival takes place from Sept 8th until Sept 18th from 7-11.30pm. Since the first one in 1961, this festival has always been great fun. Local wines are showcased and this year there is an award ceremony for the biggest glass of wine in the world, plus traditional Cypriot food. Tickets are €6 for adults which includes a bottle of wine, teenagers aged 13-18 pay €5, and children under 12 pay €12. There’ll be a shuttle bus service from Nicosia to the festival. For more information go to www.limassolmunicipal.com.cy or call 25 344402.
Anna Vissi will be performing an unplugged live gig at the School for the Blind in Nicosia on Sept 28th. Call 7000 9303 to book tickets
The 2nd Quantum Nicosia Marathon and half Marathon are set to take place on Oct 9th. Last year 5,000 runners took part and hopefully more will join the fun this year. More at www.nicosiamarathon.com
Andrew Oliver’s Elton John tribute show will be at Lithos Pub in Oroklini on Friday 14 October at 8pm featuring Karen Kendall. Show starts at 9pm and tickets are €9.50 including buffet. Reservations essential 99790678 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Lord Kitchener’s Sunday Lunches will be back from Sept 14th. If you book on line at email@example.com you will receive a glass of house wine with your meal.
Sushi-La in Larnaca is offering an ‘all you can eat’ buffet at weekends. Find it at the corner of Athenon Ave and Evanthias Pieridiou. Their number is 2462 8884
www.unbound.co.uk is for readers and writers alike. Writers use the site to pitch their book ideas. You can support the ones you like best and donate money towards it. If enough is raised the book gets published. It’s an interesting website for book lovers and aspiring writers.
Bookcyprus.com has launched a free app which is compatible with smart phones like Blackberry, Android & iPhones/iPads. It has more than 200 Cyprus Hotels & Villas to choose from plus a simple and secure booking process and booking fees.
Saturday Soccer is accepting registrations of new players for the 2011-2012 Season. If you are between 8 and 15 years old and you like to play football then this is for you. Players of all nationalities, all levels of ability, boys and girls are welcome. Coaching is in English. The club meets at the pitches in the United Nations Protected Area (UNPA) every Saturday morning during school term times. Fees are 40 euros per term. The club has 4 Junior teams (8-10 years), 4 Senior teams (11 -12 years), 4 Under 16s teams (13- 5 years). If you are interested in joining please contact Liz Kennedy firstname.lastname@example.org