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!

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  Russian Stars of Ballet Aleksandr Smolianinov - Prize Winner of Moscow International Competition, 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.

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 “Sleeping Beauty ”, 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
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!

The perfect mountain chalet and best climbing experience Adventure Mountain Park

Hello everybody,

Going to the mountains in Cyprus is the best choice if your are searching to refresh and to enjoy the fresh air with your children. My last discovery is the Adventure Mountain Park in Troodos Mountains - Kyperounda, a place for parents, toddlers and kids to spend one of the most beautiful days outside in the nature. You can find here a playground and a restaurant with an breathless mountain view.

When I arrived there I was welcomed by Mr. George Rossides the director of the Park. I was very surprised to find in Cyprus a person that can speak with so much passion about rock climbing and mountains. His place is the proof of his love. The interior design of the restaurant it makes you feel cozy, tranquil and happy. It is just remarkable!
Everything is prepared to make your day peaceful and relaxing or full of sports and fun activities. I believe that these kind of spaces are fantastic because no matter what your kids ages are, you will all end up spending a nice day.

For babies... will always be an advantage to spend some time out in the fresh air while the parents are enjoying the fantastic view of the restaurant.
For toddlers there is the nice playground covered with grass (dust free environment!) plus plenty of place to run, have fun and feel happy.
For bigger children there is an ice-skating arena, paintball, rock climbing, laser tag and archery.

It is no doubt that the rock climbing is a distinctive sport which awakens your instincts and induces your adrenaline especially when you start practicing using the best natural facilities like the one offered by Adventure Mountain Park.The rock climbing area is just one of the best places where you could relax on a bench or get involved in the New Adventure Climbing. The best age to start Rock Climbing is 8 years old.The most obvious benefits of rock climbing for kids are physical. Rock climbing is an intense physical activity requiring coordination, strength, and flexibility.
Mental benefits of rock climbing for kids are equally as important. Rock climbing requires strategies and focus in order to make it to the top. Children who have difficulty concentrating can often develop mental focus through rock climbing. A feeling of accomplishment might also be seen as a mental benefit, and this feeling often encourages increased physical activity in order to meet the next challenge.

Paintball is a game based on competition and makes the strongest and most determined ones to stand out and beat their opponents. The Adventure Park location for paintball is one of the most challenging and beautiful experiences that kids and adults may have and can be enjoyed any hour of the day because it's mountain location. It is of course dust free as grass is everywhere.

Archery is a sport based on concentration and strength. Archery can get your kids to focus. In order to be successful in archery, kids have to learn to concentrate deeply. They have to be extremely aware of the muscles in their back and shoulders, and balance their awareness of the target. Every time they shoot, a child is required to practice complete emptiness of mind. They have to be totally focused on the task at hand. Once they learn to focus in archery, they will have no problem focusing in other areas of their life.

Laser Tag game involves the opponents using a device emitting infrared light instead of paint.This makes it suitable for anyone who wants to try a lighter version of paintball since it is painless but still feel the same action and excitement. It is the ideal game for anyone of any gender or age who is interested in engaging into the activity to advance their organisational strategic skills.

Ice skating activities.

You will find there all the necessary equipment to start practicing all these activities and as always I will advice the parents to join their kids in their fantastic adventure.

Lots of sunny days from Izzy the Cypriot lizard!

Adventure Mountain Park

Opening hours:
Winter Season (November-March)
Daily (except Wednesday): 09:00-19:30
Summer Season (April-October)
Daily (except Wednesday): 10:00 – 22:30
Address: Doxasi o Theos, Kyperounda, Cyprus
Phone no: +357 99 674 126
Contact pers: George Rossides
Climbing Session 1-2 person 1:00 hour € 15,00 p/p
Climbing Session 3-5 person 1:00 hour € 12,00 p/p
Climbing Session 6-10 person 1:00 hour €  9,00 p/p
Climbing equipment Per Day €  5,00
Ice-skating 1:00 hour €  9,00
Laser Tag 20 minutes €  6,00
Laser Tag 40 minutes € 10,00
Laser Tag 80 minutes € 14,00
Paintball deluxe package 400 paintballs € 30,00
Paintball economic package 100 paintballs € 14,00
Extra paintballs 100 €  7,00
Case with 2000 paintballs €105,00
Paintball shooting race 100 paintballs € 9,00
Woodland paintball (min 12 people)
500 paintballs (appr.3 hours) € 48,00 including Coffee and water
Woodland paintball (min 12 people) 1000 paintballs
All day game € 90,00 including military food
Compass Game € 200,00
Archery 1:00 hour € 6,00 p/p
Archery rent equipment 1:00 hour € 2,00 p/p
Archery (Broken & Lose Arrow) € 5,00

Harmony Kindergarten - Limassol

Kindergarten children are confident in spirit, infinite in resources and eager to learn.
Everything is possible.
Under Harmony Kindergarten ( Гармония Детский) guidance big hearts shapes little minds into happy, creative and intelligent kids. We already know that each child is unique in his or her own way and he/she is the one that guides us in their learning process. Attending our kindergarten helps students learn how to learn, how to focus on activities and how to make connections. We like to ensure that children can enjoy an equilibrated schedule filled with plenty of interesting and variated activities - from free to structured play, reading time, writing time, music and gym everything is prepared to ensure that each day can be interesting and fun for all the students no matter their age! We have bright and spacious classrooms, properly insulated and warm in the winter time, safe spaces of playing for all children small or big and our own master cook that will ensure that kids will enjoy healthy warm meals every day.
Our teachers speak there languages – Russian, Greek and English making our kindergarten an easy space for all children to integrate and communicate!
Our kindergarten activities include: piano private lessons, yoga, Zumba, art classes, and music theory group lessons, Bricks4Kids. We also collaborate with a Russian and Greek Speech Therapist.
We are concerned for our kids’s health so our specialized yoga teacher will definitely make sure to keep the energy levels at a low level!
No matter who you are or where you are from, Harmony Kindergarten strive to make everyone feel welcome and connected to our services.
Our staff are passionate about teaching and thrive on providing experiences to inspire your child’s love of learning and extend their social skills. 100% qualified and experienced teachers develop positive relationships in a secure and happy environment where cultural differences and family values are embraced.

Starting Age: 2 years old

No of kids per class: 7 kids per group

Classes languages: Russian, Greek, English

Meals offered: Breakfast, Lunch,  Dinner  and 2 snacks– freshly, warm prepared by the kindergarten cook only 1 hour before it is served!
08:00 - 09:00
10:00 - 12:00
15:30 - 16:00
17:10 - 18:00

Working days: Monday to Friday

Morning hours: 08:00 – 13:00

Afternoon hours: 13:00 – 18:00

Holidays:  July 15th – 1st September and Cyprus Bank Holidays

Address: Aischylou, 10, Germasogeia Municipality, Lemesos dist., 4041
Contact person: Mrs. Anna Popova
Mobile phone: 99743455; 99558316
Phone/Fax: +35725430051
Price: 500 euro half day and 650 euro full day
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