Rialto is a major performing arts venue serving the demands of multicultural audiences in Cyprus for exceptional local and international events in music, drama, cinema, dance and opera. It was created both as a stage for performances as well as an organization by the Limassol Co-Operative Savings Bank. The Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports & Youth form its most important contributor. Read more

Announcements

The festival organized by the Rialto theatre welcomes every year World Music groups and musicians with common origins and influences, who develop a contemporary musical landscape inspired by the tradition of each country. 

Take a look at June's performances

Rialto World Music Festival and Summer Cinema

Against all odds, and despite its suspended programme of events, the Rialto Theatre continues to support local artistic creation and production by launching in 2021 new programmes for synergies with Cyprus-based artists.

The organizers of the Cyprus Contemporary Dance Festival - the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth and the Rialto Theater, announce that this year's event, which was to take place from June 2 to June 27, 2021, is postponed again, due to the coronavirus pandemic, for June 2022.

Annual Events

Organisation: Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, and Rialto Theatre. The International Short Film Festival of Cyprus is the official competition festival for short films in Cyprus, showcasing and celebrating an outstanding narrative, animated, documentary and experimental original short film content. The ISFFC aims to always be ahead of the curve when it comes to integrating creativity and innovation by introducing new technologies and innovative initiatives every year.

Cyprus Choreography Showcase

11-13 March 2022

This new institution organized by the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth, and Rialto Theatre is aiming at presenting and promoting selected works that where choreographed in Cyprus in the last two years.

The festival organized by the Rialto theatre welcomes every year World Music groups and musicians with common origins and influences, who develop a contemporary musical landscape inspired by the tradition of each country.

 

Since 2012 the Rialto Residency takes place within the framework of the World Music Festival in villages in the district of Limassol.

Organization: Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, and Rialto Theatre. Cyprus Film Days International Festival (CFD IFF) is the official competition festival of Cyprus dedicated to the art of full-length fiction film. In 2011, the CFD organizers introduced the first international competition section of the festival titled ‘Glocal Images’ and in 2015 the Cypriot Films competition section. 

The Jazz & World Music Showcase, which is organised by the Cultural Services of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, Cyprus Music Information Centre and Rialto Theatre. The primary objective of the Showcase is the presentation, encouragement and promotion of Cypriot composers and musicians, as well as the enhancement of their communication with the audience.

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