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19th Medieval Ayia Napa Festival

October 12 / 19:00 - October 19 / 23:00

The Medieval Festival was first celebrated in Ayia Napa in 2006. It has since become an annual festival and is celebrated with a series of events and activities aiming to explore and learn more about the medieval ages. Its start was a bold step in the cultural life of Ayia Napa and few people believed then that the Festival would become so successful. The festival has a duration of 8 days which makes it one of the biggest in a continuous event in Cyprus and Europe. The activities of Ayia Napa Medieval Festival are inspired by the Medieval period, representing the everyday life and events of these times, including: Street theatre, Theatrical play with the Medieval Monastery as a natural setting, Concerts and dance shows, performed by groups from European countries such as Greece, Russia, Italy, Ukraine, Romania, Slovakia, Germany, Holland, France, Spain Belarus, Czech Republic, Poland and Cyprus. The event called “The streets of Crusaders” includes schools and a number of teams which participate dressed in medieval costumes. There is a Medieval market with products for sale such as wine (in wooden barrels), medieval dishes, etc. There are exhibitions of collections of weapons, embroidery, weavers, Medieval workshops such as pottery making, basketry etc. which are set along the outer corridor of the monastery.


October 12 / 19:00
October 19 / 23:00
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Ayia Napa Square
Monastery of Ayia Napa
Ayia Napa, 5340 Cyprus
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