Zivania or Zivana is a traditional Cypriot distillate produced in Cyprus by grape marc, that is, the grape residue squeezed during the vinification process (including stems and seeds) mixed with dry wines produced from local grape varieties Cyprus. The mixture of marc / wine is then distilled into the special traditional distillation equipment, producing zivania. Zivania is a colorless spirits with a light raisin flavor. Typical alcohol content is 45% vol. It does not contain sugar and has no acidity.
This weekend November 11 and 12, 2017 we go to the Zlivia festival in Pelendri full of dancing, singing and much ZIVANIA!
Saturday 11 November
14:00 Cypriot traditional music
18:00 Cypriot dances from his children
Cultural Group "OLYMPOS" Pelendriou
19:00 Cypriot dances with dancing master Michalis Vryonis and dance group from Agios Ioannis Pitsilia
Sunday November 12
10:00 - 12:00 Cypriot traditional music
12-00 - 12:30 Dances from the Association of Overseas and Friends of Pelendriou
12:30 - 13:30 Revival of the harvest (entrance with a donkey loaded with grapes accompanied by dancers and press on the thigh) from the Music-Dance Club of Cyprus Squadrons.
13:30 - 14:00 Speeches - Greetings
14:00 - 14:15 Repetition of a poem on Zivania by Nikos Kallis.
14: 15-15: 15 Dances from Cyprus Music and Dance Club
15:15 - 15:45 Greek dances from the Cultural Club "OLYMPOS" Pelendriou
16:00 Live traditional music
Photographic material from page: Pelendri Youth Center https://www.facebook.com/KentroNeotitasPelendriou/