Anthestiria (Flower Festival)

The festival of Anthestiria takes place in May, also known as the Flower Month and is inspired by the ancient festival that was held in Athens in honour of Dionysus, the god of theatre. It was also considered the celebration of souls, plants and flowers during which the re-birth of man and nature was celebrated. The beauty of the latter is glorified in Limassol during the Anthestiria in a flower parade with beautifully decorated floats.