Arts & Living Events July 2012
by Natalie Haughton - The July Cans For Kids Quiz is on Fri July 6th at 8:30pm at the ESOBGA Clubhouse. It costs €5 per person to take part and there’s a maximum of 6 members per team. http://www.cansforkids.org
Mother and son musicians, Gayane and Narek Hakhnazaran, will give a cello and piano recital on Fri July 6th at 8.30pm at the Shoe Factory (304 Ermou St, Old Nicosia). For tickets call 7000 9304.
There is an evening race meeting at The Nicosia Race course on Friday July 6th. There will be a private marquee - which will be air-conditioned, a small private stand and an outside area which is safe for children. Tickets are €25 each (children under 12 pay half). This includes a buffet supper and desserts. Drinks are NOT included. There’ll be a prize for the best dressed lady and gentleman. Call Diana on 9941 3479 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Boxing event ‘Bigger is Better’ takes place in Limassol at the Monte Caputo on Friday July 6th. As well as traditional boxing the night and features Mixed Martial Art also Thai boxing. Doors open at 7pm and entrance is €20.
The luxury vessel Anamnisis sets sail on Sat July 7th for a Summer Yacht party. She departs Larnaca Marina at 8:30pm. Price is €30 with open bar. For reservations call 7008 8003 or email email@example.com
As part of the DOCYouth Camps, there will be a screening of the students work together with the film 'Shakespeare High' directed by Alex Rotaru on Sat 7thJuly at 8pm. It’s at Nicosia 2017 Garden and it will be followed by a dicussion with the director and also documentary expert Michael Renov. More details from 99 957 518 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cosmic Gate is back in Cyprus for a 2nd time, featuring Emma Hewitt and Wippenberg. It will be a night of pure energy and it’s happening on Sat July 7th at CTO beach in Larnaca. Doors open at 7pm and tickets are on sale from 99 31 00 31
The Cyprus Institute Solar Car Challenge 2012 is on Sun July 8th. The custom-made solar vehicles will race each other on the public roads of Geroskipou and Pafos. The participants are from local and international schools, and university teams, who have designed, and built their own. The race is open for everyone to watch and will start at Neapolis University at 10am and finish at Pafos castle, where the award ceremony will take place at 13:45. More info from http://www.cyi.ac.cy/index.php/solar-car-challenge.html
Come and join the Cyprus Services Rambling Club are next walking on on Sun 8th July and will be doing the Platres Village Tour & Milomeris Waterfall. It starts at 5 pm from the Main Car Park in Platres and is a circular Walk (5 Miles, Grade 3) – No buses. Full details of the walk are available on the website: www.csrc.ws. Book on 99 292092 or email email@example.com
The annual Aglandzia Jazz festival is on Mon 9th and Tues 10th July with international and local musicians. The concerts will be in Old Adlandzia Square from 8.30pm. For more details go to www.aglantzia.org.cy
As part of the Summer Nights programme, Lo Cor de la Plana will be playing live in Ayia Varvara Square on Thurs July 12th at 8.30pm. The band is from Marseille and sings in Occitan, an almost forgotten language.
There is a special fund raising dinner on July 21st at Elea Estate in Paphos which features 3 Rugby legends Lewis Moody, Geordan Murphy and Leon Lloyd. Tickets for the event cost €75 and this includes welcome drinks, a buffet dinner and live music. Plus there will be an auction and raffle together with a Q&A with the rugby stars. For tickets and further details get in touch with Chris on 9938 9535 or go to the website www.cyprus-rugby.com
The Moscow Classical Ballet will perform Spartacus on July 13th at the Pattichion Amphitheatre in Larnaca and the Limassol Municipal Garden theatre on July 14th both shows start at 9pm. Call 7777 7373 for tickets or www.tickethour.com.cy
Learn hip hop, breakdance and body popping with Rebel Dancers. The dance studio is running a 3 week workshop which start on Mon 9th July. For details call 22511510 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Example is playing live at Makronnissos Beach bar as part of Napa Live on Tues July 17th. His hits include Changed the Way You Kissed Me and Won’t Go Quietly. Also on the bill is DJ Wire. For ticketing info go to the website www.napalivefestival.com
To mark Cyprus’ EU Presidency there will be wine tasting at Vino Cultura (2B Spetson St, Ayios Omologites) every afternoon from 6-8pm. For €10 you can taste a selection of 3 wines with a mini ice-cream or sorbet or you can go for a signature cocktail for €5. Tel 2267 6707.
The Acropolis Marks and Spencer store has a summer clearance sale with up to 70% off.
New York based DJ Dennis Ferrer will be playing live in Cyprus at Ammos Beach Bar, Makenzy in Larnaca on Wed July 11th from 9pm. Call 2482 8844.
The 7th Rialto Ethnic World Music festival takes place through the month of July in both Limsssol and Nicosia. For a full run down of artists and groups taking part go to the website www.cyprusethnic.com
The Nicosia Dog Shelter is throwing a fund raising summer sunset party on board a catamaran. It’s on Sat 21st July from 7.30 pm until midnight; there’ll be food, music & drinks. The ship is moored at Green Bay jetty, Protaras. Bring your swimsuit for an evening dip. Tickets are €17 per person and you need to prebook by calling 9632 8080, or emailing email@example.com . The Nicosia Dog Shelter’s next adoption day is on Wed July 18th from 6.30-8.30pm at Second Cup in Engomi. There will be lots of dogs who need a good home as summer is a difficult time as some are abandoned over the long holiday.
The Nicosia Cycling club will be at the Stavros tis Psokas camping site a for Mountain biking weekend. You can either stay in tents or in a nearby guest houses (further details at 26991858). The first ride is on Sat 21st July from 5.30- 7.30pm, this will be followed by a BBQ. The second ride is on Sun 22nd July from 9am-1pm. You will need to bring breakfast for as well as snacks and water. Lunch on Sun will be at a taverna and will cost approx €12 per person (payable to the taverna). For more details call Nikki on 99 336547.
If you are planning to be in London over the summer, check out the website www.untoldlondon.org.uk . It has a comprehensive listing of ethnic cultural events and exhibtions at the many galleries and museums.
There’s an exhibition of oil paintings by Andreas Chrysafis entitled "Golden Roots" which is on until July 20th at Diachroniki Gallery Arsinoes 84. Open 10am-7pm daily, Tel 2268 0145.
Summer Reading suggestion. The Venetian is the debut novel by Lina Ellina. It’s a parallel narrative, set in Venice in 1467 and Cyprus in 2010 and shows the strong connections between the two places. Published by Armida it’s available on Amazon.
New movies on the K Cineplex circuit this week: - Haywire which is an action / thriller. It’s directed by Steven Soderbergh starring Gina Carano, Ewan McGregor and Michael Fassbender. Ice Age 4: Continental Drift, featuring the voices of Dennis Leary, Ray Romano and John Leguizamo. Times can be found on the website www.kcineplex.com
The summer outdoor movie festival starts on Thurs July 11th until mid August. Classic and recent films will be screened nightly at the Constantia Cinema (15 Solonos Michalides Street, Pallouriotissa). This year’s line-up includes The Artist, The Big Sleep and Toy Story. For info call 2234 8203.
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