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International Festival " THESSALONIKI FEST"

Application Form Date: 20 - 23 July, 2018
Location: THESSALONIKI, Greece
Director: WOFA
Application Deadline: 1 July, 2019
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.
Festival is organize in cooperation with the local ensemble, local association, municipalities of the citiy of Thessaloniki, and the touristic organization organize the International festival in Thessaloniki.
All folklore groups are free to apply for the festival without the age limit or the limit of the participants.
Thessaloniki is Greece’s second largest city. It is a busy port city that boasts an attractive waterfront promenade, beautiful parks, and many museums. Home of Alexander the Great and the heart of the ancient Hellenistic empire, the city is also the site of a rich Roman heritage and the finest collection of Byzantine churches in Greece.
Festival Program
1 Day 20.07.
14:00 Arrival to Thessaloniki in the selected accommodation unit. Free time for the
individual activities.
19:00 Dinner
2 Day 21.07.
07:30 Breakfast
10:00 Briefing with the organizers, Meeting with the local ensembles, other participants
and the local authorities. free time for the individual activities, preparing for the opening of the festival.
17:30 Dinner
18:30 Gathering of the groups. Defile.
19:00 Opening ceremony of the the festival. Performances of the groups (The detailed program of the festival and the order of appearances will be submitted to the groups on their arrival)
3 Day 22.07.
07:30 Breakfast
10:00 Fee time on the beach and free activities.
Optional Sightseeing Tour of Thessaloniki, sea
boat ride..
17:30 Dinner
19:00 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
22:30 Optional party - night out to the typical Greek tavern with the live music, Sirtaki
and Bouzouki.
4 Day 23.07.
07:30 Breakfast
10:00 Optional shopping tour to the commercial center “Kosmos”, sightseeing of the
Thessaloniki, tour to the White Tower, Aristotle square, Byzantine castles, Agia Sophia..
19:00 Dinner
Optional night out to the local tavern with the live
5 Day 24.07.
07:30 Breakfast
10:00 Free time on the beach, optional boat ride,
visiting of the Aquapark.
19:00 Dinner
Goodbye Party (Optional)
6 Day 25.07.
07:30 Breakfast
12:00 Departure of the groups. End of service
PRICE IS 129 EURO FOR 3 HB in 3* hotel per person
Price includes:
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.
Supplement for the extension of stay: 27€ per day per person 3*** Hotel
Supplement for the double room 5€ per day/per person Supplement for the single room
17€ 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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