Location: VIENNA, Austria
Application Deadline: 30 January, 2020
I N V I T A T I O N
With pleasure we INVITE (folk ensembles, choral groups, orchestras,brass bands,majorette teams and modern dance groups),(children, youth and adult groups ) to participate on VI International Folk – dance & music festival “VIENNA MUSIC&FOLKLORE FESTIVAL 07 – 09 February , Vienna,Austria 2020
The intention of our invitation and the Festival light motive is to present the cultural tradition of different countries and to provide an opportunity for the members of groups to get together, to establish friendships and culture presentation trough dance and music.The idea of the Festival is to bring the music closer to the people and to present the music on the streets and the squares. The festival is open for folk and choir ensembles, as well as orchestras and majorettes regardless of the members gender and age.
Already participating: the troops from Austria, Romania, Germany, Italy, Poland, Lithuania, Mexico, France, Ukraine, Greece, India, Turkey, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Russia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Montenegro, Slovenia.
07.02.Arrivaing in Hotel, accomodation,
optional leave for Vienna sightseeing, accompanied by the local experienced guides. Sightseeing of the former Habsburg capital, now one of the leading cities of European culture: Belvedere, Karlskirche (Charles’ Church), Karlsplatz (Charles’ Square), Musikverein (Music Society, the host of the famous Vienna New Year’s Concert), Sezession (Secession), Naturhistorisches Museum (Museum of Nature History), Kunsthistoriches Museum (The Art History Museum), the big circular boulevard Ringstrasse with the Parliamentom, Burgtheater, The City Hall (Rathaus), Votivkirche Church etc. walk thorugh Hofburg and the city centre Stephansplatz (St. Stephen’s Square) and Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Church). After the sightseeing, the free time. Overnight stay.
After breakfast, the Folklore groups will be preparing for the show. Sound rehearsal.
Optional: Common friendly party of the participants from all troops! Overnight stay.
After breakfast - optional sightseeing of the unique summer palace of the Habsburg dynasty Schönbrunn. While walking thorugh the lavish rooms of the edifice, you will feel the power and the wealth of the ruling dynasty. After the sightseeing of the inner palace, walk through the grandious garden and the creations of the Schönbrunn gardeners. Make the most beautiful photos the Gloriette viewpoint. The time for the free activities in the city centre.
In the afternoon there is a possibility of optional sightseeing of the highest building in Austria, the famous Danube Tower, where you can have the wonderful view to the city and its surroundings.
All participants have to go (regretfully) to their own point of return with the hope to see each other next year!!!
85 Euro per person
(the payment is done in several consecutive monthly partial payments until the departure)
Participation fee includes:
accommodation in Hotels like Hotel Pyramida **** www.austria-trend.at/eventhotel-pyramide.de, Hotel Senator ****, Arion City Hotel **** Hotel Messe Prater Wienn ***… based on 2 BB in 1/3 rooms ( 1/2 + 1 )
– supplement for 1/2 room is 5 Euro per person per night
- organisational costs
- invitation letter
- free place on every 25th member
Participation fee doesn't include:
- extra dinner in the Hotel (from 12 – 18 Euro) or dinner in the Restaurant (from 7 Euro - 12 Euro) with possible delivery to your choosen Hotel there is a possibility for extra BB day in Hotel Pyramida **** for 35 Euro per person per day, or in some other Hotel from 28 Euro per person per day
- optional sightseeing (Vienna, Schönbrunn Castle, Danube Tower, discotheques...)
- travel insuriance
All excursions shall be booked up to 14 days before the start of the festival.
Organizing Committee can not guarantee the realization of Excursions, ordered after the time-limit or during the festival
Notice: The obligation of all the groups has to ensure the music, the leading orchestra or a USB with music. Every group is obliged to perform 10 minutes!
THE NUMBER OF SEATS IS LIMITED!..