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    THE POET AND THE WOMEN (THESMOPHORIAZUSAE)
    by Aristophanes

    ETHAL (LIMASSOL THEATRE DEVELOPMENT COMPANY), CYPRUS

  • Agamemnon

    AGAMEMNON, THE LIBATION BEARERS
    by Aeschylus

    THEATER KREFELD AND MÖNCHENGLADBACH gGmbH, GERMANY

  • Plutus

    PLUTUS
    by Aristophanes

    FTOCHOLOGIA THEATRE GROUP, CYPRUS

  • Orestia

    ORESTEIA
    based on Aeschylus

    DE ROOVERS, BELGIUM

  • Antigone

    ANTIGONE
    by Sophocles

    5TH SEASON ART, GREECE

  • Simbosio

Programme

  • THE POET AND THE WOMEN (THESMOPHORIAZUSAE) by Aristophanes
    ETHAL (LIMASSOL THEATRE DEVELOPMENT COMPANY), CYPRUS

    Sunday 3 July, Paphos Ancient Odeon [official opening]
    Saturday 9 July, Curium Ancient Theatre
    Tuesday 11 July, Makarios III Amphitheatre, Nicosia

  • AGAMEMNON, THE LIBATION BEARERS by Aeschylus

    THEATER KREFELD AND MÖNCHENGLADBACH gGmbH, GERMANY

    Tuesday 5 July, Curium Ancient Theatre
    Thursday 7 July, Makarios III Amphitheatre, Nicosia

  • PLUTUS by Aristophanes

    FTOCHOLOGIA THEATRE GROUP, CYPRUS

    Tuesday 19 July, Makarios III Amphitheatre, Nicosia
    Friday 22 July, Paphos Ancient Odeon
    Saturday 23 July, Curium Ancient Theatre

  • ORESTEIA, based on Aeschylus

    DE ROOVERS, BELGIUM

    Monday 25 July, Paphos Ancient Odeon
    Wednesday 27 July, Makarios III Amphitheatre, Nicosia

  • ANTIGONE by Sophocles

    5TH SEASON ART, GREECE

    Friday 29 July, Curium Ancient Theatre
    Saturday 30 July, Curium Ancient Theatre

  • 14th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ANCIENT GREEK DRAMA

    “The lament in ancient Greek drama”

    Monday, 11 July & Tuesday, 12 July 2016
    Constantine Leventis Auditorium, A. G. Leventis Gallery

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

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Curium Ancient Theatre

Curium Ancient Theatre

Makarios III Amphitheatre, Nicosia

Makarios III Amphitheatre

  • Paphos Ancient Odeon

    Paphos Ancient Odeon

  • Curium Ancient Theatre

    Curium Ancient Theatre

  • Makarios III Amphitheatre, Nicosia

    Makarios III Amphitheatre

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 Makarios III Amphitheatre in Nicosia, 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 Τhe “International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama” has been honored with the EFFE Label 2015-2016, as one of the Europe’s finest festivals.