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The Cyprus Institute Solar Car Challenge 2016 - Sunday June 26th

Event Details:

  • Date: 26 June 2016, Begins 10:00
  • Location: Nicosia City Center - corner of Stasikratous Str & Spyrou Kyprianou Ave


The Cyprus Institute is very proud to officially announce the date for The Cyprus Institute Solar Car Challenge 2016 on Sunday, 26 June. The event is co-organized with the Municipality of Nicosia.


Organizers and contestants aspire to offer you a spectacular experience passing the message that the environmentally friendly technology is our future for a green planet.
The custom-made solar vehicles will race each other on the public roads of the Nicosia city center: Stasikratous Str., Spyrou Kyprianou Ave., Georgiou Griva Digeni Ave., Dimostheni Severi Ave., and Vasilissis Freiderikis Str.. The amazing designs to be presented, offer an one-time experience to spectators, aiming to promote research and innovation in the use of solar energy. The participants have designed and built their solar-powered vehicles.
The race is open for everyone to watch, so be a part of this unique event. Join us for another exciting race, with the sun as the only fuel!

More information about the 2016 Solar Car Challenge will be announced soon!



Download route map
Rules and documentation available here



Flyer with sponsors

Saturday, 25 June 2016
19:00: Solar Cars Parade at Ledras Str. and Onasagorou Str.
19:30: Solar Cars Exhibition
Venue: Square at Ledras Str. And Onasagorou Str. corner

Program on the DAY OF THE RACE : Sunday, 26 June 2016
10:00: Start Time at Spyrou Kyprianou Str.and Stasikratous Str.
13:00: Finish Time
13:30 - Solar Cars Parade to Nicosia Town Hall
14:00 - Award Ceremony at the Nicosia Town Hall






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