The first service in the Ministry of Education and Culture , with  exclusive competence in culture was created in 1965 and was named Education Services , which was then upgraded and renamed in 1992 to the Department of Cultural Services.

The Department of Cultural Services is the main exponent of culture politics of the state in concern with modern civilisation. Having the competence of the development of the Arts and Literature in Cyprus, the information and the participation of the public in the cultural scene and the presentation of the cultural achievements abroad, is an important role in the creation of the cultural physiognomy of the country.

In this section you will find information, details and photographs concerning the culture (foundations and bodies), arts (music, theatres, modern art) and education services (House of arts and letters, libraries) which Cyprus has to offer in its various towns. Some have existed for many years and have been offering their services to the public, while others are new, modern and fresh ready to be explored and put to good use by the citizens as well as visitors of Cyprus.

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Cyprus cultural services by location (district)

Cyprus Cultural Centre

The Cyprus Cultural Centre was created in 2005 by decision of the Cabinet. The Board was appointed by the Republic of Cyprus in 2005 and the...

Cyprus Library

The Cyprus Library was official founded in 1987, and was a follow-up of the Cyprus Public Library which was founded in 1927 by the colonial ...

Cyprus Symphony Orchestra Foundation

From the 1st of January 2007, the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra of Cyprus has been transformed into an independent institute which has taken ove...

Cyprus Theatre Organisation

The Cyprus Theatre Organisation is located in the Nicosia district and it began its creative trip in 1971 aiming to produce theatrical art. ...

Dance House (Limassol)

Dance House Limassol was founded with the initiative of five dance groups in Limassol.  The Dance House is located in a building next t...

Dance House (Nicosia)

Dance House  is located in the town of  Nicosia and it is a new, modern and unique area  dedicated to the support, promotion ...

Elpinikeios Library

The Elpinikeios Library is located in the town of Nicosia. It took its name from the teacher Epiniki Papadopoulou , to whom the lodge belong...

Foundation of Cultural Creation for Children and Youth

The Foundation of Cultural Creation for Children and Youth is located in the Larnaca district and was founded by the Ministry of Education a...

Historical Memory Council of Freedom Fight EOKA

Foundation of the Council The Historical Memory Council of Freedom Fight of EOKA 1955-1959  was founded on the 6th of March by the ...

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Foundation of Cultural Creation for Children and Youth

The Foundation of Cultural Creation for Children and Youth is located in the Larnaca district and was founded by the Ministry of Education a...

House of Arts and Literature (Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca, Paphos)

The Cultural Services lease houses in Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca and Paphos in order to provide housing to clubs which serve letters and art...

Dance House (Limassol)

Dance House Limassol was founded with the initiative of five dance groups in Limassol.  The Dance House is located in a building next t...

House of Arts and Literature (Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca, Paphos)

The Cultural Services lease houses in Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca and Paphos in order to provide housing to clubs which serve letters and art...

The Environmental Education & Information Centre

The purpose of this centre is to inform the visitors and tourists about the unusual nature and the ecological importance of the Akrotiri pen...

Cyprus Cultural Centre

The Cyprus Cultural Centre was created in 2005 by decision of the Cabinet. The Board was appointed by the Republic of Cyprus in 2005 and the...

Cyprus Library

The Cyprus Library was official founded in 1987, and was a follow-up of the Cyprus Public Library which was founded in 1927 by the colonial ...

Cyprus Symphony Orchestra Foundation

From the 1st of January 2007, the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra of Cyprus has been transformed into an independent institute which has taken ove...

Cyprus Theatre Organisation

The Cyprus Theatre Organisation is located in the Nicosia district and it began its creative trip in 1971 aiming to produce theatrical art. ...

Dance House (Limassol)

Dance House Limassol was founded with the initiative of five dance groups in Limassol.  The Dance House is located in a building next t...

Dance House (Nicosia)

Dance House  is located in the town of  Nicosia and it is a new, modern and unique area  dedicated to the support, promotion ...

Elpinikeios Library

The Elpinikeios Library is located in the town of Nicosia. It took its name from the teacher Epiniki Papadopoulou , to whom the lodge belong...

Foundation of Cultural Creation for Children and Youth

The Foundation of Cultural Creation for Children and Youth is located in the Larnaca district and was founded by the Ministry of Education a...

Historical Memory Council of Freedom Fight EOKA

Foundation of the Council The Historical Memory Council of Freedom Fight of EOKA 1955-1959  was founded on the 6th of March by the ...

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House of Arts and Literature (Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca, Paphos)

The Cultural Services lease houses in Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca and Paphos in order to provide housing to clubs which serve letters and art...