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Budapest Open International Folklore Meeting 2016

Application Form Date: 2 - 5 August, 2016
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Director: WOFA
Application Deadline: 15 November, 2018
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

We would like to invite You to the Budapest Open International Folklore Meeting 2016.

The festival traditionally is held the first week of August. The location is a wonderful capital city of Hungary, Budapest.

Number and age of the participants are not limited. Folk dancers, singers, choirs, musicians, brass bands all are very welcome.

The participants will meet and an perform together with our host Hungarian folk groups.

 

Program 2016:

02.08. Thuesday

Arrival to Budapest

13.00 Hotel accommodation after 13.00, meeting with the organizers, free activities.

Afternoon Free program, or a choice of the offered programs

19.00 Dinner in hotel 

Night Optional program. If possible, common program with the other participants.

 

03.08. Wednesday

07.00 - 09.00 Breakfast in the Hotel

09.30 - 14.00 Free program, or a choice of the offered programs.

14.00 - 20.00 Boat excursion to Szentendre. 3 hours boat tour on the Danube - 3 hours sightseeing, shopping - 7 EUR 

 

04.08. Thursday 

07.00 - 09.00 Breakfast in the Hotel

09.30 - 14.00 Budapest sightseeing – visiting cultural monuments. Free program or a choice of the optional programs

16.00 - 17.00 Participant's Parade on the “Budapest's most beautiful promenade”, named Kosuti

17.30 - 22.00 FESTIVAL Gala Program in Csili Cultural Center 

 

05.08. Friday

After breakfast check out from the hotel, Farewell Budapest…

 

Earlier arrival and later departure is possible.

Unfortunately, we cannot offer free accommodation, but we will provide good and reasonably priced hotels/rooms.

Budapest Open International Folklore Meeting is an opportunity to combine summer holiday and cultural experience and form international friendships and build a multi-cultural network of folk artists.

 

Optional programmes:

- Sightseeing tour of Budapest by bus including audio guide head-set or walking tour with a professional guide.

- Bathing in some of the famous Budapest spas.

- Night tour of lively downtown Budapest

Optional programmes are additional in cost, but are group discounted. 

 

Participation fee:

- 110 EUR in a 3* Hotel per person per 3 nights Half Board (3 - 4 bed rooms) (1 - 2 bed rooms are limited, may incur extra fee pepend on the hotel.)

- 80 EUR in a Student Hostel per person per 3 nights Half Board

Earlier arrival and later departure is possible. The cost of additional days: 25 EUR in a hotel, 15 EUR in a hostel.

 

Participation fee includes:

- Accommodation

- Breakfast and dinner

- Certificate of Participation, and additional Hungarian gifts from the hosts

- Official invitation

- Ensure free participation of 1 person for every 25 participants

 

Participation fee excludes:

Transport, PUBLIC TRAFFIC, additional programmes, insurance

After application, a down payment of 10% must be paid in advance.

 In case of cancellation, the advances will be not refunded. 

 

We look forward to an inspiring and fun cultural experience with you this summer-time in beautiful Budapest.

 

Simultaneously, party in the courtyard of the cultural center, dinner at the cultural center's restaurant.

In 2015 we hosted 12 groups, nearly 350 participants from Finnland, Poland, Czech Republic, Italy, Greece, Israel and Hungary.

Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

"We build bridges from nation to nation"