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  • 1 Satiriko Electra Cyprus

    SATIRIKO THEATRE – CYPRUS
    ELECTRA by Sophocles

  • 2 Medea Latvia

    MIKHAIL CHEKHOV RIGA RUSSIAN THEATRE – LATVIA
    MEDEA by Euripides

  • 3 Seven Against Thebes Greece

    NATIONAL THEATRE OF NORTHERN GREECE
    SEVEN AGAINST THEBES by Aeschylus

  • 4 OEDIPUS THE KING

    THEATRO DENTRO – CYPRUS
    OEDIPUS THE KING by Sophocles

  • 5 Bacchae Israel

    YAIR SHERMAN ENSEMBLE – ISRAEL
    THE BACCHAE by Euripides

  • ELECTRA by Sophocles
    SATIRIKO THEATRE – CYPRUS

    Sunday 2 July, “Skali” Amphitheatre, Aglantzia [official opening]
    Tuesday 4 July, Curium Ancient Theatre
    Monday 10 July, Paphos Ancient Odeon

  • MEDEA by Euripides
    MIKHAIL CHEKHOV RIGA RUSSIAN THEATRE – LATVIA

    Friday 7 July, Curium Ancient Theatre
    Sunday 9 July, “Skali” Amphitheatre, Aglantzia

  • SEVEN AGAINST THEBES by Aeschylus
    NATIONAL THEATRE OF NORTHERN GREECE

    Wednesday 12 July, Curium Ancient Theatre
    Thursday 13 July, Curium Ancient Theatre

  • OEDIPUS THE KING by Sophocles
    THEATRO DENTRO (TREE THEATER) – CYPRUS

    Sunday 16 July, “Skali” Amphitheatre, Aglantzia
    Friday 21 July, Paphos Ancient Odeon
    Sunday 23 July, Curium Ancient Theatre

  • THE BACCHAE by Euripides
    YAIR SHERMAN ENSEMBLE – ISRAEL

    Wednesday 26 July, Paphos Ancient Odeon
    Friday 28 July, “Skali” Amphitheatre, Aglantzia

The International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama is a distinct cultural event with an international character, hosting for two decades in Cyprus theatre companies from all over the world to present ancient Greek drama in their own language. Performances bear an intense coloring of the performers’ country and the mosaic that is being created opens a dialogue with contemporary stages and an international audience.

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Paphos Ancient Odeon

Paphos Ancient Odeon

Curium Ancient Theatre

Curium Ancient Theatre

“Skali” Amphitheatre, Aglantzia

“Skali” Amphitheatre, Aglantzia

  • Paphos Ancient Odeon

    Paphos Ancient Odeon

  • Curium Ancient Theatre

    Curium Ancient Theatre

  • “Skali” Amphitheatre, Aglantzia

    “Skali” Amphitheatre, Aglantzia

VENUES FOR THE PERFORMANCES OF THE

International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama


The performances are presented in open-air amphitheatres, such as the Ancient Odeon in Paphos, the Curium Ancient Theatre in Limassol and the “Skali” Amphitheatre in Aglantzia, during the whole month of July every year.

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Pafos Since 2014 all the performances of the “International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama” are included in the official events programme of the Organisation “European Capital of Culture – Pafos2017”.

Effe Effe 2017

The “International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama” has been twice honored with the EFFE Label (2015/2016 and 2017/2018), as one of the Europe’s finest festivals.