Kataklysmos (Flood Festival)

Kataklysmos is a water-based festival that takes place along the Molos promenade, on Saturday of the Pentecost and Whit Monday. This one of a kind event marks the day of the Holy Spirit but is also linked to ancient pagan ceremonies held in honour of the goddess Aphrodite and Adonis. In Limassol, the festival is celebrated from Saturday to Monday and includes various games, swimming competitions, performances of folk dances and popular traditional songs (“tsiattista”) etc.