Welcome to our website

Welcome to the Pharos Arts Foundation's website where you will find information about the programme and activities of the Foundation as well as passed and forthcoming events.

Artistic Director of the Pharos Arts Foundation, Yvonne Georgiadou, is the winner of the Cypriot Business Woman of the Year Award 2014

The Artistic Director of the Pharos Arts Foundation, Yvonne Georgiadou, is the winner of the Cypriot Business Woman of the Year Award 2014. The Award Ceremony took place at Minthis Hills in Paphos, on Friday May 9. Selection was made out of 5 nominees who reached the final stage. In her speech, Yvonne Georgiadou emphasized the initiatives and achievements of the Pharos Arts Foundation, as well as its great contribution to society, which makes it more important in the long run than any profit-making business. “When I was informed that I was nominated I had my reservations since I am not a businesswoman. I do not run a business. read more...


The Pharos Arts Foundation and the Ergon Ensemble (Festival’s Ensemble-in-Residence for 2014) announce a call for scores as part of the 6th International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival. Two composers will be selected to work with the Ergon Ensemble in Nicosia, Cyprus in early October 2014. read more...


The Parthenon Enigma by Joan Breton Connelly
Friday 27 June 2014
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia / 7.30pm

The Pharos Arts Foundation, in collaboration with the Moufflon Bookshop, presents a talk by Professor Joan Breton Connelly, and the launch of her book The Parthenon Enigma, on Friday 27 June 2014 at 7:30pm, at The Shoe Factory, Nicosia. The event will be held under the auspices of the Embassy of Greece in Cyprus on the occasion of the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union. read more...

Saturday 5 July 2014
Curium Amphitheatre, Limassol

Learning of his father’s death, Prince Hamlet comes home to find his uncle married to his mother and installed on the Danish throne. At night, the ghost of the old king demands that Hamlet avenge his ‘foul and most unnatural murder’. Encompassing political intrigue and sexual obsession, philosophical reflection and violent action, Hamlet is Shakespeare’s ‘poem unlimited’, a colossus in the story of the English language and the fullest expression of his genius. read more...

We wish you a relaxing and inspiring summer!!!
The administrator of the Pharos website is taking a few weeks off for holiday. The website will be updated again in August with information about our Fall programme, which will feature a number of exciting concerts with, amongst others, the Ergon Ensemble, pianist Hayk Melikyan and violinist Hugo Ticciati, soprano Tereza Gevorgyan, guitarist Ramon Carnota, the Kathrin Pechlof Trio, Trio Apaches, soprano Zoe Nicolaidou, pianist Paavali Jumppanen. In the meanwhile, stay in touch with us through our interactive Facebook page facebook.com/PharosArtsFoundation which is updated often with news, photos and videos.

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