Watching films can be an option to choose when holidaying in Paphos (or Pafos). There are a number of theatres dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of international films, but regional language version is the most popular medium of entertainment. So, before you book your tickets, do check in advance. In Paphos, there are many movie theatres most of them are multi-screen venues while some are still famous as single screen cinemas. Following are some of the cinema theatres in Paphos
Rio Cinemas Paphos ( Visit Site )
Address: 130 Alexandrou Papagou str. 8027 Paphos
Tel.: +357 26 20 7000
A Cypriot city, Paphos takes immense pride in its culture and tradition. Throughout the year, the city stages several special performances of fun-filled musical concerts, plays and dramas. The idea that sums up the concept behind most of the theatrical plays and dramas, are Cypriot or Greek mythology legends. These tales, when enacted live, make for a very interesting as well as entertaining performance. Modern concerts such as jazz and rock are as popular as classical music concerts. There are a number of jazz and music festivals held all year round in theatres, bars and pubs. Some of the theatres in Paphos are as below.
Paphos Youth Theatre ( Visit Site )
The Paphos Youth Theatre’s main aim is to bring out children’s individual talents and boost their confidence through performance related skills. Various dynamic exercises like a group work, role-play, characterization and observation, listening, imagination, vocal expression and behaviour management are implemented to reveal their full potential. The children express themselves through stage plays, drama, dances, singing and many other forms of art.
Address: 5, CharalambousKalaitzi, Geroskipou, 8201 Paphos
Tel.: +357 99 878 521
Paphos Ancient Odeon
The 2nd century theatre is located in the north-eastern part of Paphos on the slopes of the Fabrica Hill. Built using well-hewn limestone blocks, the theatre even today is used to stage concerts, plays and dramas. The Ancient Greek Drama festival of Paphos, which goes on for a month is held at the Ancient Odeon.
Medieval Castle Square ( Wikipedia )
Many operas and festivals take place at the enchanting square of the Paphos Medieval Castle. Located just in front of the Paphos castle, the centre serves as the main venue for the Paphos Aphrodite Festival that is held every September. World famous artists stage their performances in the open air at the square, with the castle usually acting as a part of the scenery.