Since its establishment in 1975, the Group has given more than 850 performances in Cyprus and abroad and received favourable comments from the press for its professionalism and dedication towards the maintenance of the folkloric dances and customs of Cyprus.
Appearances in Cyprus
The Group has taken part in performances for the Cyprus Red Cross Society, for the benefit of the Refugees' Trust Fund, the Archbishop Makarios Ill Scholarship Fund, the Fund for the establishment of the first University of Cyprus and for the Fund of the School of the Blind. The members of the club have entertained thousands of soldiers of the National Guard, patients of cancer, blind students, children with special needs, elderly people as well as residents of the asylum for the insane. The group has also given many performances, among others, at the Cyprus International State Fair and the Festivals of Nicosia, Limassol, Ayia Napa, Paralimni, Larnaca, Ormidia, Oroklini, Lefkara, Polemi, the Wine Festival and other local festivals. It has also performed for foreign delegations visiting Cyprus, official guests of the Government as well as foreign delegates of various conferences.
The Group has successfully taken part in many foreign International Festivals in many countries in Europe, U.S.A., Canada, Africa, China. Some of them are listed below:
International Folklore Festival in Ohrid, Yugoslavia - 1978
International Folklore Festival in Ohrid, Yugoslavia - 1979
Lefkas International Folklore Festival, Greece - 1980, 1984, 2003
International Folklore Festival Burgas, Bulgaria - 1980
Billingham International Folklore Festival , UK - 1982, 1990, 2005
Fêtes de la Vigne de Dijon, France - 1986
Folkmoot Festival, North Carolina, USA - 1988
International Folk Music and Dance Festival of the Pyrenees, Oloron France - 1992
Festival Internacional de Folklore de Portugalete y del País Vasco, Spain - 1992
Herodion Theatre, Athens, Greece - 1995
Le Mondial des Cultures of Drummondville, Canada - 1996
Festival du Monde Martigue, Marseille, France - 1997, 2011
International Folklore Festival in Ohrid, F.Y.R. of Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) - 2000
Festival Château-Gombert, Marseille, France - 2013
Festival SIVO - Odoorn, Netherlands - 2016
Mezinárodní Folklorní Festival CIOFF, IOV - Šumperk - Czech Rep - 2017
Landmarks in the history of the Group was the promotion of the Cyprus culture in China, where it participated as the cultural mission during the official visit of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, in Beijing and the representation of Cyprus in events for accession to the European Union in 2004, in Bray / Dublin - Ireland.
The Group has also made a tremendous contribution towards maintaining the bonds which exist between Cypriot emigrants and their homeland, by giving performances in countries where thousands of Greek and Cypriot emigrants reside like Canada, the United States, South Africa and many more. At the same time, the Group has honoured Cyprus with its appearances in various countries of the world like Canada, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Russia, Switzerland, Austria, United Kingdom, United States, France, Greece, Dubai, Bahrain, South Africa and Libya. It has also participated in Cypriot Nights organised from time to time by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation overseas.