25th Ayia Napa Festival Main Event

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Ayia Napa will this year be celebrating the 25th Ayia Napa festival & in doing so bring in one of the most famous names in Greek Music known not just to the Cypriots & Greeks but to many many others who have fallen in love with the Island & with some of it's music.

The artist which has been invited to come is George Dalaras or in Greek Γιώργος Νταλάρας who has been singing for over 40 years now since before his first disk back in 1969. His roots follow his Fathers, Uncles and Grandfathers roots and according to his official site he has 65 (now 68 with his release this year of his new album as 2 packages and Τα χρώματα του χρόνου I & II as a new package together) in which he has had a hand in the recording of those albums in over 50. The last calculation of all of his sales (Discs, Cassettes & CD's) is set at over 12,000,000. The artist has recorded with many of the greatest Greek artists including Mikis Theodorakis, Glikeria and Marinella and is known all over the world and also has recorded with The Philharmonic Orchestra of Israel and Ossipov Russian Orchestra too. He has also recorded albums in relation to the Turkish Invasion of 1974 which still leaves the Island divide to this day.

His apperance takes place in the middle of the 3 day Festival and to be precise on the 26th September at 9.15pm (21.15hrs).