Festivals of North Cyprus
Northern Cyprus provides a rich array of cultural delights! We can arrange trips to and from our wonderful Festivals as part of your vacation with us.
International Spring Concerts
These are organised by The Friends of Music Association of North Cyprus and are very popular with classical music lovers. These concerts take place during April and May every year. Held at the historic setting of Bellapais Abbey, these are occasions not to be missed.
International Bellapais Music Festival
This runs for four weeks in May and June each year and attracts international ensembles and soloists to perform in the magnificent Refectory Hall in Bellapais Abbey.
North Cyprus International Music Festival
North Cyprus International Music Festival takes place between September and October. During the festival a wide variety of music including: chamber music, symphonic rock, choir, flamenco, tango and recitals are performed in historic settings such as Bellapais Monastery, Salamis Amphitheatre and Kyrenia Castle.
The International Cyprus Theatre Festival
This celebration of theatre runs from mid August to the beginning of September, and stages performances in Nicosia, Famagusta and Kyrenia venues, including the theatre at Salamis and the Ataturk Cultural Centre. The 2006 programme included the Istanbul State Theatre and the Ankara State Theatre presenting Turkish works, plus international companies such as the Questa Nave Theatre of Venice.
Famagusta International Festival
This festival has previously hosted groups like Aswad, Los Paraguayos and the Berlin Art Ensemble. It deservedly claims to be the best festival in the Mediterranean . The festival is held between June and July in Famagusta.
Kyrenia Jazz Festival
Every December, the Rocks Hotels plays host to the Kyrenia Jazz festival. This festival is growing year by year and now attracts international players to entertain the many jazz fans in Northern Cyprus.