Festival event this weekend
Ayia Napa municipality have announced a 3 day fish festival this coming weekend, 27-29 August.
The festival will take place at Thalassa museum in the centre of town, in the outdoor amphitheater area and aims at promoting customs and traditions in Ayia Napa related to fishing and cooking fish.
The Fish Festival includes a rich traditional music dance program, fishing craft demonstrations such as net sewing, craftsmanship, filleting and fish baking while visitors can try the various recipes for free.
Further highlights are as follows -
Friday 27 August
8pm - Cypriot Dances with the Dance Group of the Municipality of Ayia Napa and the Dance group Kimon. Antonis Koryzis - Lute & Song, Theophanis Theophanous - Violin
8.30 - Cypriot Traditional Songs with introduction by the Mayor of Ayia Napa Christos Zannettou
9pm Popular Poets - Competition of Tsattists, Erotic Songs and Poems. The competition is coordinated by Michalis Hatzimichael.
Saturday 28 August
8pm Perfume of Tradition - Sergiani from the tradition of Cyprus and the wider Greek space to the modern composers and songwriters who marked the Greek Song
Sunday 29 August
8pm Island Traditional Dances with the Dance Club Kimon and the Youth musical forum.
8.30 Concert with the group Cape Greco and the Dance Band Rhymbos and the Dance Band Rhythmos.
There will be demonstrations with fishing crafts such as network sewing, skark making and filtration and fish grilling will be held at the premises.