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Festival

IX. “Welcoming the Alps” Festival

Application Form Date: 25 - 29 September, 2020
Location: Abtenau, Salzburg region, Austria
Director: 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“IX. “Welcoming the Alps” Festival, Abtenau, Salzburg region, from 25 -28 September   2020

Salzburg is one of the most beautiful areas of Europe. It is also a very popular place for hiking. The crystal-clear lakes of Salzkammergut (Wolfgangsee, Mondsee), the charming small towns (Hallstatt, St. Wolfgang) or the Hohe Tauern National Park provide wonderful experiences.

The sights of Salzburg (Mirabell-garden, Mozart-Haus, Cathedral, Hohensalzburg Fortress) are visited by tens of thousands of tourists each year.

Abtenau is a small town in this region, between thousands of metres of mountains, where ensembles are invited to the art festival at the end of September.

 

Participants:

Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, choirs, music bands from all over the world

The number of the participants are not limited

No age limits

 

                                                      PROGRAM

25.09 2020

Afternoon arrival at Abtenau.

Occupying the accommodation, meeting with group leaders

Dinner, free program – walking in the main square

 

26 September 2020

Breakfast, optional program – tour to Hallstatt (32 km)

sightseeing in Salzburg (50 km)

(Hohensalzburg Fortress, Salzburg Cathedral,

Mozart’s Birthplace, Mirabell Gardens)

Performance

Dinner

27 September 2020

Breakfast, optional program – tour to Hallein (32 km),

Werfen (castle, „Eisriesenwelt Werfen” – 35 km), Golling (castle – 18 km),

Tour to Karkogelhütte

Performance – gala concert

Dinner

 

28 September 2020

Breakfast, departure of participants

 

Participation fee: 159 €

(Addition day can be booked for 48 euro/person/day)

 

Participation fee includes:

Participation in the festival concerts (2 performances)

Accommodation in 3* Hotels, Apartments, Guest houses in triple rooms

Half-board

Diplomas, gifts

 

Participation fee does not include:

Transport

Optional programs

Tourist tax (1,60 €/person/day)

Insurance

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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