Ayia Napa launches competition for new amphitheatre (photos)
Ayia Napa Municipality has invited bids for a €3.8m open air amphitheatre it aspires will establish it on the international cultural scene.
The amphitheatre will be built on a hill north of Ayia Napa, with views to the resort and sea. It will cost about €3.8m, have 2200 seats and be able to host all types of events, from operas, international concerts and plays.
It will be open daily, for visitors to admire the views.
Ayia Napa organises a number of cultural events including the annual festival, the Mediaeval festival and the youth festival and is keen to attract international events as part of efforts to promote cultural tourism.