Rialto theatre is a major performing arts venue since 1999, in Limassol – Cyprus which is uniquely dedicated to bring the very best of local and international cultural events that cover the entire spectrum of performing arts including opera, drama, music, dance and cinema.
It has established and developed significant festivals such as the Cyprus Contemporary Dance Platform, the Cyprus Contemporary Dance Festival, the International Film Festival – Cyprus Film Days which is the official competition feature fiction film festival of the island of Cyprus, the Cyprus Rialto World Music Festival and The International Short Film Festival of Cyprus, the official competition festival for short films in Cyprus, the Cyprus Jazz and World Music Showcase along with other musical and theatrical performances running at the theatre.
Since 2012 it started a cooperation with the live programmes of The Met: Live in HD, National Theatre Live and since 2013 with the Royal Opera House.
Rialto is a cultural non-profit organization and serves as the cultural contribution of the Limassol Co-operative Savings Bank. Rialto’s ability to host a variety of cultural activities allows it to build partnerships, collaborations and co-productions with government services, municipalities, non-profit organizations and the Cyprus University of Technology.