The ‘Aru Naru Suru – Beauty in Rural Japan’ exhibition by Georgios N. Paparoditis showcases traditional Japanese aesthetics captured through photography, reflecting his deep understanding of the environment after six months of immersion in rural Japan. The exhibition will be held at the Exhibit8 Gallery in Limassol from December 1 to December 16.
What is the ‘Aru Naru Suru – Beauty in Rural Japan’ photography exhibition about?
The ‘Aru Naru Suru – Beauty in Rural Japan’ exhibition by Georgios N. Paparoditis is a photographic journey showcasing traditional Japanese aesthetics as experienced in rural Japan. This exhibit displays Paparoditis’s deep understanding of the environment after six months of immersion, guided by Masaharu Izaki.
The cultural tapestry of the first December weekend unfolds with a multitude of events geared towards art lovers, wellness enthusiasts, and community-driven shoppers. From exhibitions to bazaars, the weekend is a testament to the festive spirit that December brings.
Capturing Beauty in Rural Japan
The Exhibit8 Gallery in Limassol sets the stage for a mesmerizing solo photography exhibition on Friday night. Georgios N. Paparoditis unveils ‘Aru Naru Suru – Beauty in Rural Japan,’ a photographic journey that reveals the essence of traditional Japanese aesthetics. Guided by the expertise of Masaharu Izaki, a renowned Japanese artist, Paparoditis spent six months immersing himself in the daily life of rural Japan to study and capture its beauty. His work reflects a profound understanding of the environment, and it will be on display until December 16 for all to admire.
Finding Connections: Nicosia’s Speed Dating Event
Love is also on the agenda this weekend. Entos twn Technwn in Nicosia organizes a unique evening for single individuals who are between 40 and 50 years old. The event promises a flurry of five-minute conversations, offering a chance for participants to spark connections before the bell signals the next encounter. It’s a refreshing and structured way for people to meet potential partners, part of a diverse series of speed dating nights accommodating different ages, genders, and sexual orientations.
A Haven for Vintage Aficionados
A special Winter Clothing Bazaar emerges just beyond the Venetian Walls of Nicosia. Hosted at Common Room next to Prozak Kafeneio, this event is a haven for lovers of vintage and unique second-hand clothing. Running from Friday through Sunday, the bazaar brings together over 15 vendors, each offering a selection of distinctive clothing items that promise to add character and style to any wardrobe.
Mind, Body & Spirit Festival: A Holistic Experience
Wellness takes center stage in Limassol at the Mind, Body & Spirit Festival held at St Raphael’s Resort. The 2023 edition offers a medley of over 80 lectures, workshops, and classes throughout the weekend. Attendees are also welcome to explore the MBS Marketplace, featuring more than 70 vendors selling a variety of products and services geared towards health and holistic living, including natural cosmetics and wellness services.
Festive Cheer at 9th Annual Christmas Market in Paphos
The countdown to Christmas begins with the 9th annual ‘3 Weeks to Christmas’ market at Technopolis 20 in Paphos. This Sunday, shoppers can immerse themselves in the festive atmosphere from 10 am to 5 pm. The market showcases a plethora of local vendors offering an array of handmade items, Christmas decorations, traditional products, sweets, and much more, perfect for those looking to start or complete their holiday shopping.
The Return of Misfit Sundays
Finally, Misfit Sundays makes a comeback in Nicosia, not on a Sunday but on Saturday this time. Misfits Union in Engomi is preparing for a day filled with music, food, and markets. From 2 pm to 8 pm, visitors can enjoy tasty bites, a happy hour, tunes spun by DJ Marilena, and a market featuring thrift sellers. It’s an ideal setting to relax, connect, and enjoy the weekend vibes.
Aru Naru Suru – Photography Exhibition Details
Explore the rural beauty of Japan captured through the lens of Georgios N. Paparoditis at the Exhibit8 gallery. The exhibition runs from December 1 to December 16. Opening hours are from 10 am to 11 pm on Tuesdays to Fridays, and from 12 pm to 11 pm on Saturdays. For more information, you can contact the gallery at 25-212171 or visit their website.
Speed Dating Event Information
Are you ready to meet someone new? The speed dating event for 40- to 50-year-olds is on December 1 at Entos twn Technwn, Nicosia, starting at 8:30 pm. The entry fee includes drinks, and prior registration is necessary. For details and to register, call 97-681858.
Winter Clothing Bazaar Schedule
The Winter Clothing Bazaar awaits vintage and second-hand clothing enthusiasts from December 1 to December 3 at Common Room, Prozak Kafeneio, Nicosia. Visit on Friday between 4 pm and 9 pm, on Saturday from 11 am to 8 pm, and on Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm.
Mind, Body & Spirit Festival Access
Dive into a holistic experience at the Mind, Body & Spirit Festival on December 2 and 3 at St Raphael’s Hotel, Limassol. Day one runs from 11 am to 8:30 pm, and day two from 10 am to 8 pm. Tickets are €15 per day or €25 for both days. Visit the festival’s website for more details.
Christmas Market at Technopolis 20
Don’t miss the festive Christmas market on December 3 at Technopolis 20, Paphos, from 10 am to 5 pm. For inquiries, reach out to 7000-2420.
Misfit Sundays Event Details
Join the Misfit Sundays event for an art and flea market, DJ music, food, and happy hour on December 2 at Misfit Union, Nicosia. The event is scheduled from 2 pm to 8 pm. For more information, contact 99-338577.
- The ‘Aru Naru Suru – Beauty in Rural Japan’ exhibition by Georgios N. Paparoditis showcases traditional Japanese aesthetics captured through photography.
- The exhibition reflects Paparoditis’s deep understanding of the environment after six months of immersion in rural Japan.
- The exhibition will be held at the Exhibit8 Gallery in Limassol from December 1 to December 16.
- The weekend of December 1-3 offers a variety of events including a speed dating event in Nicosia, a winter clothing bazaar in Nicosia, a mind, body & spirit festival in Limassol, and a Christmas market in Paphos.
- Misfit Sundays, an art and flea market event, will also take place on December 2 in Nicosia.