Pharos Arts Foundation
 Pharos Centre for Contemporary Art
 Pharos Centre for Art, Culture and Dialogue

The Pharos Arts Foundation 24 Demosthenis. Severis Ave. 1080 Nicosia Cyprus T +357 22 663871  F +357 22663538  


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

enLIVE 3
17 & 19 January 2018

enLIVE is returning again in January 2018 with another fascinating series of ciné-concerts. The first project of its kind in Cyprus, enLIVE gives audiences the opportunity to enjoy some of the most emblematic films of the silent era, set to original music and performed live in the intimate surroundings of The Shoe Factory in Nicosia. enLIVE 3, which is organised on 17 & 19 January 2018, will present four silent cinematic masterpieces, which have greatly impacted and proved to be an immense transformative force in the history of cinema. enLIVE 3 is certain to be a unique and stimulating visual and aural experience for the live performance of original music by a number of talented musicians marvellously enhances the mood and atmosphere of each silent film, divulging its veiled imageries and deciphering its connotations. Artistic Director of the project: Alexandros Mouzas. read more...

Thursday 15 February 2018

The Pharos Arts Foundation presents a recital with the sensational Alessandro Deljavan – a pianist embraced for his remarkable prowess and emotional intensity, who has been astonishing the audiences and music-critics alike for more than two decades. Deljavan gave his first public performance at the age of three and gained international recognition at the age of nine, when he won the First Prize at the prestigious Concours Musical de France in Paris. He has won top prizes in important competitions ever since, appeared with some of the world’s most renowned orchestras and developed a prolific discography of over 40 albums. For his first appearance in Cyprus on 15 February 2018, at The Shoe Factory in Nicosia, Alessandro Deljavan will show his inimitable artistry in a programme comprising Liszt’s Sonata in B minor and Chopin’s Piano Sonata No.2 and Mazurkas Op.17. read more...


Wednesday 28 February 2018

Diemut Poppen, one of the most outstanding violists in the world and resident artist of the International Pharos Chamber Music Festival, returns to Cyprus for her first recital at The Shoe Factory in Nicosia, in which she will team up with the exceptional young pianist Pallavi Mahidhara, prize winner in the 2014 Geneva International Piano Competition and the VI International Prokofiev Competition in Saint Petersburg. For this rare viola and piano recital, which will take place on Wednesday 28 February, the two artists will present works by Bartók, Prokofiev, Liszt, Bach and Reger. read more...

Friday 9 March 2018

The Pharos Arts Foundation presents a recital with Nikita Mndoyants – First Prize winner of the Cleveland International Piano Competition 2016. Having given his first recital at the age of eight, Mndoyants studied piano and composition at the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory and he has also been the First Prize winner of the 2007 Paderewski International Piano Competition, and as a composer, of the 2014 Myaskovsky International Competition for Composers and the 2016 Prokofiev International Competition. He has since appeared in major halls all over the world, and performed with important orchestras under the baton of renowned conductors. For his first recital in Cyprus, on Friday 9 March 2018, at The Shoe Factory, Nicosia, the phenomenal Nikita Mndoyants will perform works by Haydn, Beethoven and Brahms, as well as one of his own compositions. read more...