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20th Cyprus Contemporary Dance Festival

From 11th until 27th of June at 8.30pm

The theatres Pallas in NicosiaRialto in Limassol and Attikon in Paphos will host the 20th Cyprus Contemporary Dance Festival, which was called “European Festival of Contemporary dance” for the last 17 years.

The festival is an important international event in the world of dancing and it attract plenty of participants every year. The most interesting and well-known dancing groups from Cyprus and all over Europe will present the newest dancing tendencies in their performances.

This year dancing groups form 7 countries will present a diverse programme, which will give an opportunity to the visitors to discover the evolution of dancing art and enjoy the vivid performances of the masters of dance.

The European Festival of Contemporary dance is organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus and the Rialto theatre in cooperation with the Embassies and cultural centers of the participant countries.

The schedule of performances in Nicosia:

  • Sunday, 11th June 

The schedule of performances in Limassol:

  • Saturday, 17th June
    France: Center Chorégraphique National de la Rochelle / Cie Accrorap – The Roots
  • Sunday , 18th June
    Israel: Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company – Horses in the Sky
  • Saturday, 24th June
    Austria: Chris Haring – Candy’s Camouflage
  • Sunday, 25th June
    Switzerland: EGLI_ITEMS / withOut – a ConcerDance for three bodies

The schedule of performances in Paphos:

  • Monday, 26th June
    Japan: Motoko Hirayama / Hybrid * k
  • Tuesday, 27th June 
    Spain: KUKAI Dance Company / Roots


Date 11th June
Place: Pallas
Address: Nicosia Cyprus (View on the map)
Contact data: +357 22 463144

Date 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th June
Place: Rialto
Address: Lemesos, Cyprus (View on the map)
Contact data: 77 777745

Date 26th, 27th June
Place: Attikon Open Air Theatre
Address: Evagora Pallikaridi, Paphos, Cyprus (View on the map)


  • Dance
  • Festival

Ticket price:

  • €5 - per ticket
  • €20 - Festival pass
  • €0 - for students