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Festival

THE INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL "BUCHAREST FEST"

Application Form Date: 29 - 1 November, 2016
Location: BUCHAREST, Romania
Director: WOFA
Application Deadline: 15 November, 2018
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

BUCHAREST

Known for its wide, tree-lined boulevards, glorious Belle Époque buildings and a reputation for the high life (which in the 1900s earned its nickname of "Little Paris"), Bucharest, Romania's largest city and capital, is today a bustling metropolis. With the ferocious summer heat just a hazy memory, late autumn is the perfect time to explore this compelling city’s unexpected delights.

TRANSYLVANIA Transylvania is best known as the mysterious land of bloodthirsty vampires and howling wolves. Some may think it’s fictional, but this central Romanian region is a real place. So, pack your garlic – here’s the lowdown on one of Eastern Europe’s most captivating regions. BRASOV Legend has it the Pied Piper reemerged from Hamelin in Braşov, and indeed there's something whimsically enchanting about it, with its fairy-tale turrets and cobbled streets. POENARI CASTLE Even without its bloody historic ties, Poenari Castle, also known as Poenari Fortress, would be a majestic, exciting place to explore on its own merit. Many say that spirits haunt the castle ruins and the surrounding valleys as a direct result of the evil deeds of Vlad III.

Festival Program

1 Day 29.10.

14:00 Arrival in Bucharest. Accommodation in the selected accommodation unit.

19:00 Dinner Free time for the individual activities.

2 Day 30.10.

07:30 Breakfast

10:00 Briefing with the organizers, other participating ensembles, local ensembles, and the local authorities. Free time for the individual activities

17:00 Dinner

18:30 Gathering of the groups. Defile.

19:00 Opening ceremony of the festival. Performances of the groups. Closing ceremony of the festival, plaque and diploma award, exchange of the presents between the groups and the organizers. End of the festival. (The detailed program of the festival and the order of appearances will be submitted to the groups on their arrival) Optional going out in the disco club

3 Day 31.10.

07:30 Breakfast

09:00 Optional excursion to Transylvania (Visit the ruins of Dracula Poenari Castle. Travel to Brasov. Enjoy an orientation walk upon arrival before visiting Bran Castle). Travel back to Bucharest.

19:00 Dinner

22:30 GoodbyeParty in a restaurant with the live music (Optional)

4 Day 01.11.

07:30 Breakfast

12:00 Departure groups. End of service

PRICE PER PERSON 99€ HOTEL 3*

Price include:

Accommodation in the hotel in base HB / breakfast and dinner / Participation on the festival Plaques, Souvenirs, diploma, photo, DVD. Companion during the festival

Price does not include: Optional excursions, night outs, parties, sightseeing, bus parking fee (where required), foreigner city tax (where required, for the participants above 14. Y.o. excluded the group leaders and drivers) Insurance for passengers. Other individual costs of the participants.

SUPPLEMENTS: Supplement extension of stay: 26€ per day per person 3*** Hotel Supplement for the double room 5€ per day/per person Supplement for the single room 15€ Per day/Per person 

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

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