The Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Cyprus Centre of the International Theatre Institute and the Cyprus Tourism Organisation, announce the opening of the submission of proposals by Cypriot theatre groups or individuals and by theatre groups or individuals not residing in Cyprus, for participating in the twenty third edition of the “International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama”, which will be held during July 2019 (from the 1st until the 31st of July), in Cyprus.
The aim of the Festival is to present performances of ancient Greek drama, that project the specific nature of ancient drama, always based on the original text of the tragedians and comedians of the Greek antiquity. 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, Nicosia.
The “International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama” has been established as a distinct cultural institution with an international identity and has been honored with the European recognition of the EFFE Label (2015-2016 and 2017-2018), as one of Europe’s finest festivals. The continuous increase of the spectators recorded during the last five editions, demonstrates the successful course, the warm acceptance by the audience and the expansion of the Festival, reinforcing the organizers' commitment towards the continuance and upgrading of the institution.
The theatre groups or individuals expressing interest in submitting a proposal for participating in the “2019 International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama”, should submit their proposal using the form bellow.
Proposals’ submission deadline: December 10, 2018.
For more information please contact +357 2267 4920 [Weekdays: 10:00 – 17:00 EET] or by email to [email protected]