The most successful school in Cyprus - Vania Vrondi Russian Professional Art School

Hello everybody,

Vania Vrondi’s School is a little bit different. It is the only one that continuously succeed to bring parents, children and teachers together into one purpose. Professional evolution. A lesson does not stop immediately after the time is finished. Vania Vrondi is preoccupied to give children a reason for practice, for learning, to become better, a reason to dream. As the Russian Professional Art School in Cyprus is meant to pursue its results through the Art Devotion Performing and Creative Center, a nonprofit organization meant to help artists to reach their main goal: The Stage!



Vania Vrondi started the school in 1998 by introducing Cyprus into the marvelous Art of Classical Russian Ballet.  Being graduated of one of the most prestigious ballet schools in Russia:  Classical Ballet and Choreography at MA University of Moscow GITIS she devoted herself into teaching Vaganova ballet method to all children passionate of the classical ballet. And there are not so many Ballet schools in Cyprus that dears to do so as this requires more serious work, more passionate desire for dance and why not an open ear to one of the most beautifully classical pieces of music.



Children responded by joining the Ballet classes with desire to learn, practice as real professional ballet dancers.  Here we can mention just a few of the International Competitions won by Vania's students:

Finals of International Ballet Competition in Luxemburg – Dimitra Theodorou.
Finals of the World Dance Competition-American Youth Grand Prix ( New York, USA ) –Varvara Bortsova.
Finals of Cyprus Ballet Competition –Elisabeth Kiriakou.
3rd Place International Dance Competiton - Greece, Athens – Alexandra Sebastiano.
2nd place International Dance Competition - Greece, Athens – Mila Pavlovich.
1st Place International Dance Competition - Greece, Athens – Alexandra Sebastiau.
1st Place Cyprus Children Art Competition – Alina Nastachenko.
Award Cyprus Children Art Competition – Loren Vrondi.
3rd Place International Dance Competition -Hellas , Greece - Suha El Feghali.
4th Place International Dance Competition -Hellas , Greece - Alina Nastachenko.

Vania did not stop dreaming and she decided that her students want and deserve much more. She is the only one that introduces a Ballet Intensive Training Summer School Program in Cyprus with Teachers from Bolshoi Theater for students starting 4 years old to adults. All passionate ballet lovers joined these classes benefit by the lessons of the Experienced Russian Teachers!



This year Vania succeed make another surprise to her children and brought into the school a teacher from Russia Vaganova Ballet Academy, Mrs. Guzel Nagimova, a very experienced teacher with a big impact on their learning process and evolution.


Despina Chrisanthou - Art Devotion Soloist


Art Devotion Performing and Creative Center is the organization that will bring to the Stage, dancers and music performers from all over Cyprus. Starting already with the production of the most famous Christmas Ballet Show the Nutcraker by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in Limassol and Nicosia theaters Pattihio Municipal Theater and Satiriko Theater. The show reunites the young dancers from Vania Vrondi ballet Schools with Professional Cypriot Ballet dancer Despina Chrisanthou and Russian Stars of Ballet Karim Abdullin - Soloist of Bolshoi Theater, Tatiana LazarevaKiril Kudelin and Ilya Krivov under the production of Irina A. Lazareva, the Honored Artist of Russia and the Bolshoi Opera.



Art Devotion really hopes that the production of this classical ballet for now the second year in Cyprus will become the biggest winter event like in other important cities of the world and people will enjoy over and over again the magnificent music of Tchaikovsky that will bring Christmas closer to our homes.


Guest Ballet Dancer - Karim Abdulin - Soloist of Bolshoi Theatre


Tatiana Lazareva - Winner of International Competitions


With a busy schedule, Vania Vrondi Russian Professional Art School gives also the opportunity to the children to study Gymnastics for ballet, Adult Ballet, Tango, Music – Piano, Guitar, Canto, Violin, Saxophone, Clarinet, Drums, Baby Music Development, Theater and Sports – Martial Art (Kung Fu and Wu-Shu).

The Theater section gives to the children the opportunity to get on stage the Theater Show that they study through the year and this year it will be Disney Channel’s smash hit movie musical “High School Musical”, performed in English language.



We hope that more and more children and ballet dancers will take this major opportunity in Cyprus, to join Vania Vrondi Professional Art School the only school that gives the opportunity become a professional and reach the Stage!



Lots of sunny days from Izzy the Cypriot lizard!



Vania Vrondi Russian Professional Art School

Address: Ipatias 16, Limassol, Cyprus
Phone no: +357 25 58 44 59; +357 99 40 11 95
E-mail: info@vaniavrondischoolofart.com
Webpage: www.vaniavrondischoolofart.com
Facebook page: Russian Proffesional Art School Vania Vrondi
Facebook page: Art Devotion
Starting age: Ballet lessons – starting 2 years old, Music Development – starting 3 years old, Music lessons – starting 4 years old, Martial Art starting 5 years old.
Prices: depends on the type of lessons chosen prices starting from 40 euro per month.
Teaching language: Greek, Russian, English

We would like to thank Mrs. Vika Saltikova for the beautiful pictures no. 1 and 4!


Vavla, Bee Heaven - Educational Tours for children by Ecophysis

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If you feel that your children are ready for an unforgettable experience then it is time to get into your protective gear and meet the challenge! The only, unique tour where you will have the chance to meet a Real Queen – is brought to you by Ecophysis with their special trip created for all Kids in Cyprus “Beecome A Beekeeper For A Day”. There are plenty of things to do and learn in Vavla and Kids Fun in Cyprus has all the details to keep your interest at very high levels!






Ecophysis offers various educational programs and outdoor activities suitable for children starting 3 years old, teenagers and adults, kindergartens and schools tours. Their main tours are “Beecome a Beekeeper for A Day” and “Eco Tour – Trekking or Collection of wild greens and herbs”. Besides these tours children or adults alike can enjoy as well the Candle Making Workshop and Local Products Tasting.




Beecome a Beekeeper for a Day” it is already a successful adventure for all small guests and also for the Chief of the bees Mr. Costas Stylianou who got the taste of the honey from his godfather during the 1990s, but admits that there have been many improvements in beekeeping practices since then. He promised that his passion will become ours as well, after we will find out about how to spot the Bee Queen and the Drones, observe the Bee Workers during their work, browse through his Honey and Pollen storerooms, see the eggs insight the cells and learn how important organization is for the welfare of these social insects as taking care of these little insects is not that easy likes it seems to be.
Every season, the Bee Heaven in Vavla brings new and different excitement activities at the hives so you have to be prepared to visit them more than once! If it is August… it is Honey harvesting; March&April - New swamps making; Beeswax isolation in September; Raw honey bottling from September to November; Creation of new frames for the hives in winter months!





You will definitely walk away with a better understanding of the importance of honey bees and why their survival is so important, and see firsthand why bees aren’t near as scary as many of us think!
The Eco Tours – Trekking or Collection of wild greens and herbs will be taking you on a different route. Getting away from the Beee’ Buzzzzzz sounds on the quiet protected area of Lefkara-Kato Drys. You will love the amazing scenery of the beautiful trek, you will be able to observe birds, trough professional binoculars. Every season will bring you different species to see and of course completely different scenery. This trekking tour is suitable for children starting 10 years old with a wild passion for nature, mountains and birds. Ecophysis will be there to help them with the stories and knowledge about the most amazing and interesting facts!





The Collection of wild greens and herbs has already proved to captivate the entire life of Mrs. Georgia Shoshilou, The Director of G.S ECOPHYSIS LTD.  Can this captivate yours as well? Her favorite hobbies as a child were outdoor picnics and searching for wild mushrooms in the fields with friends and family. At the age of eighteen, she decided to study Biological Science at University of Patras  –  Greece, and afterwards she specialized in Wildlife, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health at the University of Edinburgh - Scotland. It seems already easier but will you be able to recognize carobs, acerola fruits, terebinth fruits for crunchy pies, wild small pears or juicy strawberry tree fruits? Most probably with her help you will end up with your entire lesson learned! This Tour is recommended for school age children starting 10 years old.



Candle Making Workshop will introduce to all children the marvelous world of the Natural Beeswax aroma candles. Forget all about the synthetic and toxic smell of the supermarket products and check how you can make your own candle made of natural ingredients. These candles are made from 100% pure beeswax, without any chemicals, ecological and nontoxic! They can purify the air, they are hypo allergic and help people with seasonal allergies or asthma. These candles have a pleasant natural smell from honey and the nectar of flowers and melt slower than the common candles without any smoke.

It is a workshop were kids will learn something new, different and parents will enjoy the benefits of their results!

The Local Products Tasting Picnic in Vavla is an outdoor experience that should not be missed either by people living in Cyprus or by tourists. An opportunity to get back to nature, to forget about the unhealthy eating style in the city and to give to your children a lesson! A treat with simple natural products for a healthy life: local products such as honey with goat-sheep anari cheese, halloumi cheese with tomatoes, village bread with olive oil and herbs of their production, green and black olives, fresh seasonal fruits, lemonade, Cyprus coffee and herbal tea.




Call Ecophysis and tell them your wish! Do you want a combined tour or a special choice of activities that can meet all your dreams – they will be ready to satisfy them!





A day of fun for all children filled with educational activities, a day of learning, a day to experience Vavla’s unique treasures!




Lots of sunny days from Izzy the Cypriot Lizard!

Ecophysis Tours
Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday 9:00-17:00
Address: 7713 Vavla, Larnaka, Cyprus, P.O Box 46096, 7700 Lefkara
Contacts: Mrs. Georgia Shoshilou 00357 99171405, Mrs Nayia Hadjidaniel 00357 96373013, Mr. Costas Stylianou 00357 99529992
Email address: contactus@ecophysiscy.com
Website: www.ecophysiscy.com
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/ecophysis.cyprus/
Prices: Public Bee Tours: €20/adult and €12/child under the age of 12. Public Eco Tours: €12/adult and €8/child under the age of 12. Discount offered for families and groups of more than 3 people. For private tours the price depends on the activities you are interested in and the number of people attending. 
How to book: Contact us for an offer for a private tour and check on the internet for our monthly public tours or find more information here:

http://www.ecophysiscy.com/index.php/en/article-categories/145-full-pack-of-activities



Stay connected: Visit our website and subscribe to Ecophysis monthly newsletter with all public events and seasonal points of interest
Birthday Party: The theme party includes:
Visit to the hives with a beekeeper's suit for every child.
Interactive games about the bees and their products (handicrafts, treasure hunt, board games, and experiential activities)
Documentary about the life of the bees
Kids presentation about the life of the bees and their products
Story telling about the bee community
Birthday invitations to give to your guests
All the necessary equipment for food/sweets/cake (buffet tables, chairs, disposable plates, disposable forks/knives/spoons, napkins)
Water/refreshments/juice/instant coffee
Gift voucher of €2 for every kid companion for "VAVLA" products during the birthday party
First Aid kit (trained First Aid personnel)
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Bricks4Kidz Lego Playground - where kids can discover the benefits of intelligent playing

The No. 1 enrichment program in the world now in Cyprus!!!

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It's called structured block play, and it's what happens when children try to recreate a construction by consulting a model or blueprint. Kids must analyze what they see, perceive the parts that make up the whole, and figure out how the parts relate to each other. To be really successful, kids also need to think quantitatively, and be able to rotate geometric shapes in the mind’s eye. But it can also be free, imaginative playing with Lego Bricks. Where? At Bricks4Kidz, the First Lego Creativity Center in Cyprus!





Three floors filled with hundreds of thousands of Lego bricks for many hours of entertaining for boys and girls from 2 to 15 years old. Kids Fun in Cyprus discovered this magnificent place where children can spend a wonderful time together with their parents or under the supervision of qualified teachers using the drop off program, a unique system that can be found only here.




We loved Bricks4Kidz Playground, as it is a place where children can go and enjoy lots of interesting activities, spend quality educational and fun time with their friends, and celebrate in a different way their most amazing Birthday. The Centre is loaded with lots of Legos in 3 floors.





Toddlers and small kids between 2-5 years old will be initiated at Briks4Kidz with Duplo Lego – the bigger version of Lego in the two large and spacious play spaces filled with thousands of different colored bricks – The Duplo Village. Building houses, towers, castles or playing with cars on the most entertaining Lego Racing Track will make a solid base for later fun to come. Learning about shapes, numbers and colors never been that easy. Parents can get involved as well, into this amazing discovery and beneficial learning process or they can use the only available drop off service in Limassol for only €9.00/child for 3 hours. (Service available only for children over 4 years old).






What does it mean? Parents can come let the children to play for the desired amount of time and use this personal free time by themselves. Kids will be supervised and entertained by the teachers of Bricks4Kidz Lego Creativity Center.





For bigger children, Bricks4Kidz is prepared to welcome them with large tables filled with so many construction bricks, a special place with hundreds of mosaic models to get inspired – The Mosaic Creator Station, a special room for Mine Craft and a special room for Lego Friends Karaoke, Lego Racers for the best created Lego cars, Ninjago station, 3D modeling stations, Technic Lego station with motorized models, and of course let’s not forget about the Arts and Crafts station.






On the upper floor the STEM room can be found where there is a Robotics Lab for competitions and Robotics classes.






One thing is sure there are so many things to do that you cannot feel bored here!






What else you can find at Bricks4Kidz?
The best Lego refill beverage machine. Pay once and drink as much as you can; a large outdoor veranda for the big parties with beautiful city views; Hi-speed free Wifi and plenty of parking spaces at the back area.



For the interested parents, we would like to let them know how Bricks4Kidz would like to make things more interesting and fun for children and for the adults who love to be involved:
Parent and Child classes from 2 ½ years old – 5 years old
Pre School Classes for 3-5 years old
Junior Robotics for 5-9 years old
Robotics Clubs starting 9 – 15 years old
All above classes are run in both English and Greek languages.







And in order to enroll you just need to click here:
ENROLL NOW

Have fun building, creating and playing! They’ll think it’s cool. You’ll know it’s educational!

Lots of sunny days from Izzy the Cypriot lizard!

Bricks4Kidz Lego Creativity Centre

Summer Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday: 09:00 -13:00 / 16:00 – 20:00
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 – 20:00
Winter Opening Hours:
Tuesday – Friday: 15:00 - 20:00
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 – 20:00
Monday: Closed

Address: Odos Spyrou Kyprianou 79, 4042, Germasogia, Limassol, Cyprus
Phone no: +357 77770210
E-mail: cyprus@bricks4kidz.com
Website: www.bricks4kidz.com.cy
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/B4Kcyprus/

Services and Prices
Entry Price: 
Weekdays Entrance ticket for 3 hours at €6.00 per Child

Weekends Entrance Ticket for 3 hours at €7.00 per Child

They run Birthday parties with various themes, holiday and summer camps, Educational STEM classes and free play for walk ins from ages 2+ – 16 years old as well Drop Off service* for ages 4+..

Drop off Service: Parents and guardians can also drop off their child from 4 years old by signing a drop off service form. Drop Off Price for a minimum package of 3 hours at €9.00 per Child. Every additional hour – €3.00.


Afterschool program:
Our one hour classes explore architecture, engineering and technology concepts using LEGO® bricks.  Students participate in 4 week sessions focused on exciting themes including Space, Inventions, Famous Buildings, and Natural Disasters.
Classes follow the Bricks 4 Kidz® motto: We Learn, We Build, We Play with… LEGO® Bricks.
We Learn- Teachers provide a 5-10 minute themed lesson
We Build- Students build the model of the day with simple step by step instructions

We Play- Students explore their own creativity through free play time.

Kindergartens and Schools:
Kindergartens and Schools can visit the play center or they may request collaboration with Bricks4Kidz available for any city in Cyprus. Services are available in English and Greek language. For more information about this please call: + 357 77770210

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