Limassol wine festival - Γιορτή του κρασιού 2018 | Cyprus, Dates , Venues & Tickets

Limassol wine festival - Γιορτή του κρασιού 2018

Where:   Limassol (Lemesos), Cyprus
When:    Friday, August 31, 2018 - Monday, September 10, 2018
Details are subject to change by the organizers, for final event location & dates, check "Event related information" section below.

The wine festival of Limassol (Lemesos) is held yearly for two weeks from the end of August till start September. Culture events that praise the glory of the Cypriote wine take place in the festival that entertains around 15,000 visitors. The main events of the festival are of Greek music and dancing.

They are carried out by local singers that belong to the folklore club of Limassol. Guest artists from overseas join them. Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel prices and book rooms well in advance. Other kinds of events are: magic shows, comedy shows and concerts of the Municipality Philharmonic Orchestra that perform at some venues.

In order to emphasize the connection between the dancing and the music, the festival offers to watch the process of grape treading. Also the visitors can enjoy various kinds of free traditional food and wine tastes.

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Limssol Wine Festival
Limssol Wine Festival, Photo by: www.limassolmunicipal.com.cy
Limssol Wine Festival
Limssol Wine Festival, Photo by: www.limassolmunicipal.com.cy
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Please note that the details of the event are subject to change. We strongly recommended that you check with the organizers before making any travel arrangements.
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   By: Deborah Kalavazides
"wine Festival"
What a lovely place.Been for 4 years running now.Great night. If you want to see true Cyprus attend this event. We got married in Cyprus 2 years ago. The day before it was due to open they...Read full review
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Event related information
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CENTRAL OFFICES 23 Arch. Kyprianou street, 3036 Lemesos tel. no. 25 884 300 fax. no 25 365 497

Limassol travel information
Dialing code: 25
Longitude: 33.03333°
Latitude: 34.675°
Cyprus information address: Cyprus Tourism Organization National Tourism Organization, National Organization Head office POBox 24535, 1390 NICOSIA , CYPRUS Visiting address: 19, Leoforos Lemesou 2003 NICOSIA , CYPRUS Tel.: +357 22 691100 Fax: +357 22 331644, 334696
Tourist website: www.visitcyprus.org.c

Cyprus country details
Location: Middle East, island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey.
Capital: Nicosia / Λευκωσία
Currency: Cypriot pound (CYP),Turkish New lira (YTL).
Voltage and Frequency: 240V 50Hz
Dialing country code: +357
Language: Greek, Turkish, English.

Cyprus background and overview:
A former British colony, Cyprus became independent in 1960 following years of resistance to British rule. Tensions between the Greek Cypriot majority and Turkish Cypriot minority came to a head in December 1963, when violence broke out in the capital of Nicosia. Despite the deployment of UN peacekeepers in 1964, sporadic intercommunal violence continued forcing most Turkish Cypriots into enclaves throughout the island. In 1974, a Greek Government-sponsored attempt to seize control of Cyprus was met by military intervention from Turkey, which soon controlled more than a third of the island. In 1983, the Turkish-held area declared itself the "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus," but it is recognized only by Turkey. The latest two-year round of UN-brokered talks - between the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities to reach an agreement to reunite the divided island - ended when the Greek Cypriots rejected the UN settlement plan in an April 2004 referendum. The entire island entered the EU on 1 May 2004, although the EU acquis - the body of common rights and obligations - applies only to the areas under direct Republic of Cyprus control, and is suspended in the areas administered by Turkish Cypriots. At present, every Cypriot carrying a Cyprus passport has the status of a European citizen; however, EU laws do not apply to north Cyprus. Nicosia continues to oppose EU efforts to establish direct trade and economic links to north Cyprus as a way of encouraging the Turkish Cypriot community to continue to support reunification.
[Courtesy of The World Factbook]
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