Friday, June 17, 2011

Events in Cyprus

When you are on your Cyprus Holidays, check out the popular events taking place in Cyprus. In may from the 20th to 22nd the Senior mens Amateur Golf open takes place at the Aphrodite Hills Golf Course, near Limassol. In june, from the 11th till 13th the Kataklysmos Festival of the Flood takes place at the Seafront Promenade in Limassol and couple be so eventful with dance, music and games.

On 15th August its the Dormition or the Assumption day. Its a public holiday and celebrated in belief of jesus christ's mother virgin mary had gone to heaven after her life on earth. The day is commemorated with feasts across Cyprus.

On the 28th of October, its the Greek national day and is a public holiday. This is the day in 1940 when the Greeks said no to Mussolini's army to cross Greece during world war 2. The day is celebrated with war veterans holding national flags and march through the streets in Cyprus.

On the 6th of January, its the Epiphany day which means 'To Manifest' in Greek. Its a public holiday in Cyprus and is celebrated throughout Cyprus with various ceremonies. This day is the celebration for the revelation of God as human through Jesus Christ.

Apart from this there are other events which are celebrated throughout the year that tourists could participate and have fun on their Cyprus Holidays.

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