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Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love and Beauty



Aphrodite Festivals » Aphrodisia



Last Update: 09 May 2021


The festival of Aphrodisia was celebrated every spring on the island of Cyprus, and lasted three whole days. Thousands of people, not only from Cyprus but also from other regions of the Mediterranean, gathered to celebrate the festival.

The revelers indulged in the joy and pleasures of life, and the celebration was enriched with contests and a torchlight procession.



Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love and Beauty



Festivals in honor of Aphrodite


Aphrodisia
A spring festival in honor of Aphrodite celebrated mainly in the island of Cyprus
Kinyrades
A summer festival in honor of Aphrodite celebrated in Paphos, Cyprus




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