Nicosia Festicals & Activities
There are many entertainment activities held in Lefkosa. Most of local festivals mark the most prominent events in the political and social life of the country. It is worth to mention the Children Day celebrated on the 23rd of April, Youth and Sport Day (19 May), Peace and Freedom Festival (20 July), Proclamation Day of TRNC (15 November).
As the majority of the population are Muslims, they also celebrate religious holidays such as Bairam (internationally known as "Eid") that signifies the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting. Bairam is celebrated twice per year (Ramadan Bairam and Kurban Bairam correspondingly). It is a joyful occasion in North Cyprus when the relatives and friends come together for celebration with meal.
Your visit to Nicosia can be more fascinating if you try as many activities as possible. You may go to the cinema, visit a carting club, bet in casino, dance at disco or even go hiking.
North Cyprus cinemas present recently released films, and the repertoire is usually changed every week. All the movie theatres are equipped according to the modern technologies, providing image and sound of high quality. Most of the cinemas have several halls to present several movies at one time.
- Lefkosa Galleria Cinema Club - 227 7030
- Lefkosa Lemar Cineplex - 223 5395
- Lefkosa Misirlizade Galleria Cinema Club - 228 9698
If you like going out at night, you may go to a disco to dance, communicate with friends, or to have a drink. Discos in North Cyprus are especially popular among young people although nobody has set the age of disco lovers. Discos in Cyprus are usually combined with bars, where you can move from the dance floor, get some rest and have a drink or refreshment.
Lefkosa area has a lot of opportunities for those who can't imagine a vacation without emotional risk-taking, e.g. without going to a casino. Situated near or combined with hotels, local casinos offer excellent service.