North Cyprus Local Events

Throughout the year there are many cultural celebrations, festivals and events in North Cyprus. Be sure to check here regularly for the latest news on upcoming North Cyprus events. From time to time artists fromNorth Cyprus, Turkey and other countries have their exhibitions in the old cellar of the Bellapais Abbey. The Bellapais Festival takes place in spring from mid April to mid June and in autumn from mid September to mid October and makes for a great time to visit. Also don't miss the International Famagusta Art and Culture Festivalwhich takes places from mid June until mid.

 

Church Services in North Cyprus
Place: Kyrenia and Famagusta  (01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 )

Anglican and Roman Catholic Church services take place in both Kyrenia and Famagusta, and occasionally in Greek Orthodox Churches in Guzelyurt and Karpaz .

 

Markets in North Cyprus
Place: Various  (01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 )

Several markets take place on a weekly basis throughout North Cyprus. All of the markets are popular with locals and holidaymakers alike as you can purchase a wide variety of items including bric-a-brac, homemade cakes, art works, jewellery, and books, and all at a very reasonable price. For food lovers the weekly municipal markets which take place in Kyrenia, Famagusta and Güzelyurt are a must visit to see the fresh, seasonal fruit and vegetables on offer.

For a full list of markets with locations, times and details please click here

Upcoming events
Place: Cyprus  (01 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017 )

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Kurban Bayramı
Place: North Cyprus  (01 Sep 2017 - 04 Sep 2017 )

The religious festivals Kurban Bayramı and Şeker Bayramı are celebrated every year according to the Lunar Calendar.

North Cyprus Olive Festival
Place: Zeytinlik  (01 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 )

The North Cyprus Olive Festival takes place for a week in October. The small village of Zeytinlik is the host of festival which is focused around locally produced olives and olive products. During the festival activities, shows and concerts together with demonstrations of Cypriot handcrafts are performed.  Traditional food can be tasted and various products such as soaps and oils are available for sale. 

The dates for 2017 will be announced soon

Seker Bayrami
Place: North Cyprus  (25 Jun 2018 - 27 Jun 2018 )

The religious festivals Kurban Bayramı and Şeker Bayramı are celebrated every year according to the Lunar Calendar in North Cyprus.