Cultural Services

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)

Giorgos Seferis Hall

The Giorgos Seferis Hall is located in the village of Platres in the Limassol district. It is situated in the traditional building of the...

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 ...

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...

Kastelliotissa Medieval Hall

The Kasteliotissa Hall is located in the town of Nicosia and belongs to the Department of Antiquities. Its organisation and management ha...

Lavrentios House/Museum - Kalopanayiotis Village

The House of the Metropolite of Kyrineias Lavrentiou The House of the Metropolite of Kyrineias is located in the Kalopanayiotis village ,...

Music Information Centre

The Music information centre is located in the town of Nicosia. In July 2000 the Ministry Board decided that the creation of a Music informa...

Palia Ilektirki Cultural Centre (Old Powerhouse) - Paphos

Palia Ilektriki is an old powerhouse which has been transformed into a Cultural Centre by the Paphos Municipality.  The prolonged and n...

Pallas Cinema Theatre

The Pallas Cinema Theatre is located in the town of  Nicosia and was bought by the Cypriot government. It has now been renovated and...

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...

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Lavrentios House/Museum - Kalopanayiotis Village

The House of the Metropolite of Kyrineias Lavrentiou The House of the Metropolite of Kyrineias is located in the Kalopanayiotis village ,...

Music Information Centre

The Music information centre is located in the town of Nicosia. In July 2000 the Ministry Board decided that the creation of a Music informa...

Pallas Cinema Theatre

The Pallas Cinema Theatre is located in the town of  Nicosia and was bought by the Cypriot government. It has now been renovated and...

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