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Limassol Municipality will shortly be hosting the 12th Euro Mediterranean Folk Star and Gold Star Festival of Traditional Dances.

Due to take place from August 06 – 10, the festival will welcome traditional dance troupes from around Europe and the Mediterranean region. For the first time, the Gold Star awards will also be presented in Cyprus, following a suggestion by World Folklore Union (IGF). This portion of the proceedings is to take place on August 08 and this year see people from the dance world’s of Israel, Russia, France, Poland and Cyprus awarded.

The festival begins with a parade through St. Andrew Street to the Medieval Castle and on to the Old Port Sea Front and along the promenade from 20:00 on August 06.