On Thursday October 6, on the occasion of the 56th anniversary of the proclamation of independence of the Republic of Cyprus, the Honorary Consulate of Cyprus in Quintana Roo and the Olympus Tours Foundation inaugurated the group exhibition of contemporary ART CY @ OLYMPUS.
Through a selection of works as varied in their conceptual proposals as in materials and formats, the exhibition shows a part of the rich artistic tradition of a country with more than 10,000 years of history.
The ribbon cutting ceremony was led by the Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus in Mexico, Mr. Evagoras Vryonides, the Municipal Tourism Director, Mr. Frank López Reyes and the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Cyprus, in Quintana Roo Mr. Lakis Charalambous.
As part of the opening event a brief concert of bouzouki was offered, stringed instrument, part of the family of lutes with extensive presence in the Cypriot music, which was performed by Mexican musician of Greek origin Vasilis Mavridis, accompanied voice by also a Greek origin singer Christian Pappas, together they interpreted a few pieces of the famous Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis.
Participating Artists: María Anaxágora, Stavros Antonopoulos, Melita Couta, George Gavriel, Varvara Georgiou, Doros Heracleous, Inci Kansu, Eser Keçeci, Marios Siarlis, Melina Shukuroglou, Ismet Tatar, Marina Zervou.
The exhibition is presented from October 6 to December 16 in the Olympus Gallery, between the hours of 10am to 6pm from Monday thru Friday, and Saturdays from 10am to 1 pm. Admission is free.