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7,000 revellers to attend Paphos carnival parade

Paphos Carnival, festival, partygoers, revellers
This year, the carnival will draw inspiration from ancient Egypt and the pharaohs

Approximately seven thousand people, along with over 50 floats, are set to participate in this year’s carnival parade in Paphos, according to the events’ coordinator, George Kounnas.

Speaking to the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), Kounnas said that festivities will run from March 7 to 16. They kick off on March 7 at 11am.

At 5pm, the carnival king will make his entrance into the city. This year, it will draw inspiration from ancient Egypt and the pharaohs.

Following the parade, a live concert featuring the band ‘Kings’ and Greek singer Panos Kallidis will take place.

The concluding grand parade, scheduled for March 16 at 3.30pm, will begin from Griva Digeni avenue and ending at Evagoras Pallikarides avenue.

Kounnas said that the municipality has been working tirelessly for the past two months to make sure that the celebrations will run smoothly.

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