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11th International Guzelyurt Culture and Arts Festival

Programme of Events

The 11th International Guzelyurt Culture and Arts Festival is being held from the 10th to the 17th May, 2008. Organised by the Guzelyurt Arts Association, performances will be held in Guzelyurt, Lefke and Lapta. As well as performers from North Cyprus, there will be performers from Bulgaria, Turkey and Georgia.

The aim of the festival is to introduce people to a wide variety of cultural and art events.

Saturday 10th May

8pm. Guzelyurt Ataturk Cultural Centre." There is a Miracle in Marriage" by the Gusaad Youth Theatre

Sunday 11th may

6pm. Guzelyurt Municipality Hotel. A traditional competition to find the best dessert and meal prepared with citrus fruit.

Monday 12th May

Gusad Children's Theatre will stage a play, "Star History", in local schools.

Tuesday 13th May

3pm. There will be a procession from Guzelyurt car park to the fairground, arriving at 5pm.

5.30pm. There will be an exhibition of artwork by local women students at the fairground.

7pm. Children's Night, involving local schools and associations, and teams visiting from abroad.

Wednesday 14th May

7pm. Lefke Cultural centre. Lefke Municipality Folk Dance Night. Local schools and foreign teams will take part.

8pm. Guzelyurt Ataturk Cultural Centre. Istder Theatre Group present "Let us keep up Women's Pride".

Thursday 15th May

7pm. METU Modern and Folk Dance night at the University's Kalkanli campus.

Friday 16th May

7pm. Lapta Municipality Folk Dance night. Foreign teams and local schools and association will be taking part.

8pm . Guzelyurt Ataturk Cultural Centre has a theatre performance by the Ferhan Sensoy Theatre.

Saturday 17th May

8pm. Guzelyurt Sports Hall. A festival gala evening closes the week-long series of events, along with a dance festival in the Ataturk Cultural Centre.