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Festival

INTERNATIONAL FOLK-DANCE & MUSIC FESTIVAL "SKHIATOS FEST"

Application Form Date: 29 - 3 June, 2020
Location: SKIATHOS, Greece
Director: Zoran Strezovski & WOFA
Application Deadline: 15 December, 2019
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

                                        I N V I T A T I O N

 

With pleasure we INVITE you (Folk ensembles, Choral groups, Ballroom dance teams, art schools, Music theatre, modern dance teams, orchestras and majorette teams), (children and youth  groups) to participate on  XI INTERNATIONAL MUSIC & FOLK - DANCE FESTIVAL "SKIATHOS FEST" from 29 May - 03 June 2020

 Skiathos - is one of the most beautiful islands in Greece, abounds with pine forest, spacious beaches with fine sand and crystal clear sea, that will take your breath away. The island of Skiathos has an area of ​​50 km2 and 13km in length and over 60 beaches with different themes,but all sandy and clean seas, such as the most famous beaches; Lalaria, Cucunaria, Banana,Megali Amos, Eleni, Vormolimos and many more.

 

General rules: 

- Children's, youth and adult folklore groups, contemporary dance groups, vocal groups, major teams, instrumental groups can take part in the festival. The age of the participants is not limited.

- The number of participants is limited (only 3 groups from each country),

- Each group should consist of over 50 members, including dancers, managers and musicians,

- Ensembles should have prepared at least 2 years, every 10-15 minutes with an orchestra or CD. For vocal groups 15 - 20 minutes free program. The shows will be in the evening so you can plan the day to visit the historic part of the city and excursions.

- You should send a short biography and 2 - 3 photos from the group by post,

- Bring the flag of the country,

- Groups should have their own transport for arrival and departure.

 

Program:

 29.05. Friday

13 h – group arrival and hotel accommodation

14 – 19 h – tourist visits - optional

19 – 20 h – dinner

21 h – Meeting with group leaders

Recreational activities and overnight stay

 

 30.05 Saturday

09 – 10 h – breakfast

10 – 16 h – tourist visits - optional

17 – 18 h – dinner

19 h  – departure towards the center, parade

20 h  – оpening festival night

22 h – end of the festival and distributing diplomas and gifts

22 – 01 h – party in the hotel

01 – 04 h – night club - optional

 

 31.05 Sunday

09 – 10 h – breakfast

10 – 19 h – tourist visits - optional

19 – 20 h – dinner

21 – 01 h – Greek night In the hotel

01 – 04 h – night club - optional

 

01.06 Monday

08 – 10 h – breakfast

10 – 19 h – tourist visits - optional

19 – 20 h – dinner

21 – 01 h – Latino/Retro night in the hotel

01 – 04 h – night club - optional

 

02.06 Tuesday

08 – 10 h – breakfast

11.00 Departure

 

OPTIONAL – If you stay more days…

02.06.  Tuesday

09.00 -10.00 Breakfast

11.00 – 16.00  Beach time and free activities

19.00 – 20.00 Dinner in hotel

21.00. – 00.00 Firewall party

 

03.06. Wednesday

08.00 – 09.00 Breakfast,

11.00 Departure of participants 

Festival organizers provide:

Accommodation – Hotel with 3* - 800m from the centar  with Outdoor swimming pool, poolside restaurant with Breakfast and dinner

PARTICIPATION FEE:

- 108 euros for 4 HB per person - 4 nights with 2 meals a day at the hotel

- 133 euro for 5 HB per person - 5 nights with 2 meals a day at hotel

- It covers accommodation in a hotel with 2 meals per day in 3 * hotels located in the immediate vicinity to the city center in 2/2, (drivers and leaders ) and others in triple and quadriple rooms

About the hotel:

The Hotel has 3 * and is located in a pleasant and quiet place in the immediate vicinity of the center of 800m. There is a large park around the hotel with a grass area and flowers. The hotel has comfortable rooms with two, three or four beds, TV LCD with more foreign channels, mini bar, bathroom, towels, shampoos, free WiFi internet, hotel capacity of over 250 guests, big restaurant, in and out space around the pool, with a capacity of over 300 guests, free use of the pool.

The organizers can arrange ferry transportation at reasonable prices.

Organizers provide:

-         Two festivals night in the centar of the city

-         Free parking for the buses

-         Disco party with all participants

-         Free drinks during the performance

-         Tour guides for review of the city

-         For every 23 dancers – one free

-         Advertising the festival

-         Certificate and gifts for every group

 

 

Organized tourist visits and attractions: (additional payment)

-         Visits of the nearest islands with amazing beaches with boat or bus

-         Visits of the monasteries, museums and churches

-         Organized Greek night parties

-  Attraction for photographing and shooting under an international landing aircraft

-         Organized day party on the beach and pool

-         Organized Diving (a chance to see the dolphines, turtles, fishes, corals etc.)

-         Organized ferry group transport

Insurance: 

Personal liability and health insurance are within the other obligations of the groups. First aid and medical hospital will be available, medical services must be covered by the group.

 

On your request, You can continue your stay in Skiathos Price will be 27 Euro per day per person HB – price is special for the participants in festivals that we can provide. 

After Groups arrived in Hotel will be given detailed program of the festival and each group will have guide during festival. After the festival finish organizers will send you link where you can find photos and videos from the festival 

The festival will organize the transport for the groups coming by plane by picking them up from Thessaloniki  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.

 

Number of participants is limited on 400 or 10 group..

 

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

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