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The Costa Brava International Folk Festival

Application Form Price: 170 € Date: 9 - 14 October, 2024
Location: BARCELONA- LORET DE MAR, Spain
Director: G.L.P &WOFA
Application Deadline: 15 June, 2024
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 COSTA BRAVA INTERNATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL from 09 - 14  October 2024  

This International Festival, organised by Malgrat Municipality  is open for Folk Groups, Flag-waving Groups and Bagpipe Bands. During this International Festival there will be both parades and performances. The performances will be in parks and squares of Malgrat de Mar. This Festival will not be competitive.

Malgrat de Mar enjoys mild weather almost all year round. More than 4.5 km of golden beaches are waiting for you! During your stay in the wonderful Costa Brava, you will also have the opportunity to experience another type of culture. You will enjoy a friendly relaxing environment full of charm and history.

The Group will be accomodated in a 4 star Hotel (on full board basis, breakfast, lunch and dinner at buffet), situated in the touristic area of

Malgrat de Mar.The artistic programme consists of outdoor parades and standing performances. During the parades, the groups will perform with their

own instruments. During the standstill performances, which will be held in the main squares, the Organisation will provide the audio system, compatible with CD/pen drive and 5 microphones to amplify the various instruments / voice (if these are required).

DRAFT PROGRAMME

Wednesday, 9th October

Arrival of groups

Morning: free and possibility of optional excursion.

Afternoon: performance in one of the squares of Malgrat.Arrival of the groups. Free day or optional excursion.

Thursday, 10th October

Morning: Performances in one of the squares of Malgrat.

Afternoon: Free or optional excursion.

Friday, 11th October

Morning: Delegates from each group will be invited for an official welcome ceremony, by the Major of Malgrat de Mar at the Local Council’s Headquarters.

Afternoon: Parade with the participation of all groups along the waterfront and main streets of Malgrat de Mar followed by performances at Parc Campassol.

Evening: Spectacular show at the Hotel with the participation of all Groups.

Saturday, 12th October

Morning: Free to enjoy more Malgrat de Mar, or else take an optional excursion, in one of the wonderful places of Catalonia such as Barcelona, Girona, Tossa de Mar, etc.

Afternoon: Performances by all groups at the Plaza J.A. Clavé.

Sunday, 13th October

Morning: Free to enjoy more Malgrat de Mar or else take an optional excursion, in one of the wonderful places of Catalonia such as Barcelona, Girona, Tossa de Mar, etc.

Afternoon: Final parade and performances by all groups. At the end of the performances, there will be the Award ceremony by the Festival Organisation and local Authorities.

Monday 14th October

Departures of groups

The details ( days and times) of the performances and excursions are not final. The programme can be modified for organisational purposes.

 

The Final Programme will issued 10 days before the Festival.

If a group would like to arrive before or leave after the Festival days, in order to spend more days at Malgrat de Mar or due to flight itenaries, arrangements can be done.

1. Package/price for 4 days and 3 nights

In twin room per person €. 200

In triple room per person (3 adults) €. 190

*In quadruple room per person (4 adults) €. 180

In triple room per person (2 adults and a child - 4 to 11 years old) €. 180

*In quadr. room per person (2 adults and 2 children - 4 - 11 years old) €.170

For extra persons, who are not performers (friends, family, etc) there is a €. 5

supplement per person per night.

*Depending on availability

This Package includes:

-  3 nights accommodation in a 4 Star Hotel, in a touristic area

-  Full board basis – (breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet) excluding drinks

-  Tourist tax

-  Assistance by our personnel

- Festival registration fee

- 1 free of charge every 25 paying guests

2. Package/price for 5 days and 4 nights

In twin room per person €. 230

In triple room per person (3 adults) €. 210

*In quadruple room per person (4 adults) €. 200

In triple room per person (2 adults and a child - 4 to 11 years old) €. 200

*In quadr. room per person (2 adults and 2 children - 4 - 11 years old) €.190

For extra persons, who are not performers (friends, family, etc) there is a €. 5

supplement per person per night.

*Depending on availability

This Package includes:

-  4 nights accommodation in a 4 Star Hotel, in a touristic area

-   Full board basis – (breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet) excluding drinks

-  Tourist tax

-  Assistance by our personnel

-  Festival registration fee

-  1 free of charge every 25 paying guests

3. Package/price for 6 days and 5 nights

In twin room per person €. 270

In triple room per person (3 adults) €.250

*In quadruple room per person (4 adults) €. 245

In triple room per person (2 adults and a child - 4 to 11 years old) €. 245

*In quadruple room per person (2 adults and 2 kids - 4 to 11 years old) €.230

For extra persons, who are not performers (friends, family, etc) there is a €. 5

supplement per person per night.

*Depending on availability

This Package includes:

• 5 nights accommodation in a 4 Star Hotel, in a touristic area

• Full board basis – (breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet) excluding drinks

• Tourist tax

• Assistance by our personnel

• Festival registration fee

• 1 free of charge every 25 paying guests

The Organisation provides the following hotels in Malgrat de Mar at your disposal:

4 Star Hotels

Hotel Tropic-Park; http://www.tropic-park.com/

Hotel Europa Splash; http://www.hoteleuropasplash.net/

Hotel Sorra Daurada Splash;

http://www.hotelsorradauradasplash.com/

Note:

✓ The choice of the hotel is subject to availability.

✓ When confirming your participation, you will be asked for a deposit of

30% of the total ammount.

✓ The deposit is not refundable.

✓ If due to flight itineraries, or else if you prefer so, you will have to spend

extra nights, arrangements can be done.

✓ Each group is responsible for airfare/transportation to Spain/Malgrat de

Mar.

✓ Participating groups should take the Festival accommodation packages.

✓ Airport transfers ( from Barcelona or Girona airports) can be arranged by

the Organisation upon request.

✓ Extra nights have a cost of €45 per person per night, Full Board

accommodation.NB:

NUMBER OF SEATS IS LIMITED

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

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