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Festival

IX INTERNATIONAL CHORAL FESTIVAL " FAKS SINGS 2017"

Application Form Date: 20 - 23 April, 2017
Location: VRSAR - ROVINJ - PAZIN , Croatia
Director: Ines Kovacic & WOFA
Application Deadline: 31 July, 2018
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

 

The Organizing Committee is pleased to invite you and your choirin Istria in 2017.

The festival takes place in three beautiful Istrian towns: Rovinj (www.tzgrovinj.hr), Vrsar

(www.infovrsar.com/hr) and Pazin (http://www.central-istria.com/hr/odredišta-destinations/pazin/) in

April and May 2017. 

Each choir can decide in which part they want to participate. Every part of the festival receives about 10

foreign choirs. Overall, the festival has about 40 choirs.

 

GENERAL RULES:

The participating choirs, will have three concerts and one presentation, every day at a concert in another

city. Concerts will be held mainly in concert halls and churches, but it is possible to maintain the

performances in squares and theaters, suitable for concert choirs.

At concerts on Thursdays and Fridays will meet all the choirs, while the Friday concert held 2-4 corps,

depending on the location.

Each choir will be available approximately 20 minutes for the program, which should prepare three

religious and three secular songs of their choice. Length of the program depends on the number of

participants choirs.

It will be interesting to listen to all the choirs together will sing two simple Croatian compositions. Scores of

these tracks will subsequently be sent to all the meetings of the participants.

 

2. Organization and accomodation

All choirs will be housed together in Vrsar, in a 4 * resort, close to the sea.

Accommodation packages of the Festival:

FAKS HB:

- 3 nights in a double room (with 2 meals per day)

- Welcome drink

- Breakfast and dinner during the festival

- On Saturday, Istrian dinner and party in typical istrian restaurant with live music

- The organization of festivals and tours in Rovinj and Pazin

Price per person: 135 Euro

 

FAKS FB:

- 3 nights in a double room (with 3 meals per day)

- Welcome drink

- Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the festival

- On Saturday, Istrian dinner and party in typical istrian restaurant with live music

- The organization of festivals and tours in Rovinj and Pazin

Price per person: 150 Euro

 

Participants at their own expense should organize choir transfer at the destination and concert during the

festival.

 

For the choirs who will come with an aeroplane or by train, we can arrange our bus at the expense of

participants, at a favorable price. The bus will be available to answer your specific travel during the festival

and for all views (transfers from - to the airport, railway station, city tour).

During the whole of your stay will be organized trips to our area as hereinafter described. 

For the entire duration of the festival with you will be a companion of the organization of the festival.

 

General program of your stay in Istria.

N.B .: The program may be prone to minor changes.

 

Thursday

Arrival in Vrsar

Meeting with the organization team

Dinner

Welcome drink

Opening concert – Vrsar, Church St. Martin

 

Friday

Breakfast

Excursion to Rovinj, sightseeing

Free time

Friendship concerts in different locations in Istria

Dinner

 

Saturday

Breakfast

Morning workshop by the pool

Round table with participation of presidents and choral directors

Lunch

Excursion to Pazin, sightseeing

Show Concert in concert hall Spomen dom in Pazin

Dinner and party in agrotourism

 

Sunday

Breakfast

Sightseeing of Vrsar

Lunch

departure

 

Lunch will be organized for those who have booked a package FAKS FB with full board. Others can

optionally come to lunch at Resort at a cost of 10 Euros per person, per day.

 

If you want to stay a few days longer, we can book in the same resort and organize all your excursions

according to the program that each year is appreciated by participants of FAKS Sings Festival.

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

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