Between May 13 and 15 the Romanian embassy, with the support of the Cypriot authorities and the Maramureș County Council, will hold a series of concerts and exhibitions to celebrate the National Day of the Romanian Traditional Costume. Performances, clothing and artwork will be presented in three cities this weekend, inviting all to discover more about Romanian culture.
The National Folklore Ensemble Transylvania will host folk dances and song performances as part of the celebrations. First, the dancers will present the act in Nicosia, on Friday at the Strovolos Culture Centre at 7pm. Then, they will travel to Finikoudes beachfront in Larnaca on Saturday again at 7pm and finally in Paphos on the following day for a performance at Kennedy Square at 3pm.
Also happening on Friday is an exhibition of traditional Romanian folk costumes that will open at 5pm at the Romanian Embassy in Nicosia.
The cultural events are part of the project 365 Romanian Emotions in Cyprus, which was launched by the Romanian embassy on Romania’s National Day, December 1, in 2021. The series of events are dedicated to the 47,000 Romanian citizens living on the island.
National Day of the Romanian Traditional Costume
Folklore dancing, concerts and exhibitions. May 13. Strovolos Culture Centre, Nicosia. 7pm. may 14. Finikoudes beach front, Larnaca. 7pm. May 15. Kennedy Square, Paphos. 3pm. www.nicosia.mae.ro