Location: PRAGUE, Czech Republic
Application Deadline: 20 September, 2018
Prague, City of a Hundred Spires, a UNESCO monument and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Get to know it in person!
The Old Town Hall with the famous Prague Astronomical Clock. Cafes enticing you to come and have a seat, boutiques and sight-seeing cruises on the Vltava. The Gothic Charles Bridge and Church of St. Nicholas in the Lesser Town. The Palace Gardens set away from the bustle of the city, Petřín with a lookout tower reminiscent of a small Eiffel Tower and Prague Castle … Each of Prague’s districts has its own characteristic atmosphere and unique charm. Prague presents itself to you as a changeable city, which likes to alternate styles: it is romantic and successful, ancient and modern, but above all it is a city that is cosmopolitan and is used to welcoming foreigners.
The International Folk Dance Festival “Prague 2018” is a non-competitive festival of traditional and modern dances. On the festival may participate children and youth folklore dance groups, modern dance groups, instrumental groups, choirs, as well as groups and performers from other art styles with minimum 10 persons on the stage. The age of participants is not limited.
During the Festival each Group will have 2 performances which will be organized in closed Concert Hall and on open stage where groups can perform either with live music or CD. According to the number of participants the minutes of the performance will be defined. The performances will be in the evening hours so you can plan the day ahead and use it for visiting the city attractions or shopping. Every Group will be rewarded with a Certificate for taking part on the Festival.
During the free time, on group request the Festival Team can organize several excursions:
- Boat cruise along river Vltava
- Sightseeing tour of Prague
The accommodation of the participants will be organized in 3*** Hotel on a HB basis. The groups will be accommodated in rooms with 3 and 4 beds with their own bathroom. Each Group can have only 2 double rooms which can be used for the Leaders and Drivers. For any extra double room the group should pay extra 5 euro/person/day and for a single room additional 16 euro per day.
NOTE: The Groups must send the rooming list by end of February. Groups that do not send, the rooming list will be made by festival and can’t be any changes upon arrival.
The festival fee is 79 euro per person. It covers organizational expenses, accommodation in 3*** Hotel for 3 nights with 2 meals per day. On every 25 participants, one member is free of charge.
If the group shows interest in extending the stay the organizers should be informed during the application process and the price for extra night is 29 euro per person per day.
Participation fee can be paid via bank transfer or in cash on the day of arrival. Advance payment of 30 euro per person should be made after receiving the official invitation.
Transport and Travel Conditions
The groups should pay the travel expenses by themselves to Prague and back. The groups coming by bus should use their own transport all the time during the festival.
Parking for buses (during your stay) is paid by the group at the rate set on the parking place.
The Organizers can organize the transport for the groups coming by plane by picking them up from airport, during the festival days and back to the same airport. The cost of the transportation will be covered by the group and will be additionally agreed according to their number.
The participant group should arrive in Prague on 01st of April 2018 and leave on 04th of April 2018 after having breakfast and leave the rooms till 10:00.
DON’T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY:
By participating on this festival you can use the opportunity to connect one or two more festivals and get special discount:
1. BUDAPEST (27.03.-30.03.) – VIENNA (30.03. – 01.04.) – PRAGUE (01.04. – 04.04.) = 235 EUR per person
Connect 3 festivals and 5 concerts in 8 days: 3 nights in Prague on HB basis + 2 nights in Vienna on BB basis + 3 nights in Budapest on HB basis.
2. VIENNA (30.03. – 01.04.) – PRAGUE (01.04. – 04.04.) = 148 EUR
Play 3 concerts in 2 different cities during 5 days: 2 nights in Vienna on BB + 3 nights in Prague on HB basis.
3. BUDAPEST (27.03. - 30.03.) – VIENNA (30.03. – 01.04.) = 163 EUR
Play 3 concerts in 2 different cities during 5 days: 3 nights in Budapest on HB + 2 nights in Vienna on BB.
The number of participants is limited. Therefore, we will appreciate if you can send us your application by 31 January 2018. After receiving your application we will send you the official invitation for participating on the Festival. We will also assist you in obtaining visa if necessary. Each member must have travel insurance policy. FFA team can offer you Evasan insurance.
The organizer reserves the right to any changes in the program, and the participants will be informed on time. The copy right of all video materials and pictures are ownership of the Organization of the Festival. By applying you confirm that you accept all festival conditions!