The Carnival ProgramSaturday February 18
10.30a.m. The Municipality’s children’s train (donation of the Limassol Co-operative Savings Bank) will be touring around the city. The first tour will take place at 10.30a.m. with the Epilogi Piccolo and Workshop Choir singing carnival songs. Other tours will follow. Starting point: Limassol Co-operative Savings Bank (Gladstonos Street).
In the inner courtyard of the Limassol Cooperative Savings Bank, the Municipality of Limassol will be operating a workshop on confetti eggs made of wax as well as a crazy mask workshop.
11.00 a.m. – 2.00p.m. Grigoris Afxentiou Square (in front of the District Office Building) The Limassol Municipality and the radio station Choice FM 104.3 co-organize a treasure hunt for the 9th consecutive year (for more information please call 25820820/ participations: www.choicefm.com.cy
3.00 p.m. The Limassol Cycling Club will cycle in a carnival mood around the city. Starting and Ending Point: Medieval Castle Square.
6.00 p.m. Serenaders’ Event at Hellenic Bank (52, Gladstonos str.) The Hellenic Bank and the Limassol Serenaders, co-organize a festivity with serenades and carnival songs with the participation of the EDON Serenaders, the Moderni Keri Choir, the Ariones Choir and the Limassol Serenaders. Free drinks will be offered.
7:30 p.m. Studio 8 School of Art & Design (22, Panou Solomonide str.) The Limassol Municipality and Studio 8 School of Art & Design invite everyone to join the event “Revival of the old Limassol Carnival days”. The event will be preceded by Mr. Mimis Sophocleous, Academic and Scientific Director of the Limassol Historical Archive and the Mayor of Limassol, Mr. Nicos Nicolaides, who will commence the opening of the exhibition.
The Limassol Municipality revives a satirical float of the late artist and creator Costas Mavrogenis, built in 1968.
Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy a photography exhibition of carnival floats. Sunday February 19
11.30 a.m. Children’s Carnival Parade Starting Point: Sea front road (opposite Citizen Service Centre - close to the old port round about). Ending: Municipal Garden (south entrance) 6.00 p.m. Serenaders’ Event in front of the Perama Music Stage Songs by the Georgalletos Serenaders. The event is dedicated to the memory of the founder of the group Giorgos Georgalletos. Monday February 20
Serenaders at the Limassol neighbourhoods and quarters: 7.30 p.m. The Giorgalletos Serenaders will be singing at Ayia Fyla quarter.