INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF SONGS AND DANCE IN HANIOTI
Location: HANIOTI, Greece
Director: B.D.& WOFA
Application Deadline: 31 March, 2023
I N V I T A T I O N
Hanioti is a small and very picturesque village in Halkidiki, situated on the peninsula's first prong, only a 60 minute drive from Greece's northern capital, Thessaloniki. Upon arrival, every visitor will be captivated by this small picturesque paradise that has been designed to cater for the needs of even the most discerning traveler and guarantee a relaxing and memorable stay.
Close to Greece's northern capital, Thessaloniki, in the county of Halkidiki, the small village of Hanioti is a coastal settlement that offers the amenities of a cosmopolitan center, blessed by nature and characterized by crystal clear waters, greenery, traditional hospitality, friendly inhabitants, and unforgettable nights.
The International folk and modern dance festival “Hanioti” is a non - competitive festival. On the festival can participate children and youth folklore dance groups, vocal groups, instrumental groups and soloists, as well as groups and performers from other art styles. Participants should be from the age of 5 to 105.
The Festival will be organized in the main square of Hanioti and surrounded villages of Municipality of Kassandria. The shows are organized in the evening hours with a short defile at the start. Groups should perform approximately 5-10 min either with live music or CD. In the end of the Festival, after the show, the Groups have gift exchange and receiving certificates
During daytime it is possible to organize rehearsals in the amphitheater.
As all the performances are in the evening hours, the festival team can organize several excursions:
1. Cruising boat for all interested participants – party on the ship. The ship sails through bay to the second peninsula making brakes on Toroni beach and Turtle island for swimming and sightseeing.
2. Magic Park: Last day on the way back (or any one before) it is possible to organize visit to an exciting amusement park.
Accommodation is organized in apartments 5 minutes from the beach and city center. The Groups will be accommodated in rooms with 3 beds and 4 beds on a half board basis. Only 2 double rooms are available per group which can be used for the Leaders and drivers.
On the main square around the amphitheater there are traditional Greek restaurants in which we organize breakfast and lunch.
Participation fee is:
135€ per person for accommodation in apartments
150€ per person for accommodation in hotels
It covers 5 days HB (breakfast, lunch), and expenses of the festival organization. On 25 participants, every 26th is free of charge (usually driver or Leader of the group).
Participation expenses do not cover dinner (gyros 2,5 € at “Garry gyros” or dinner for 8 €).
22/09 - 27/09
- 5 days (4 nights) = 145 € per person
- 6 days (5 nights) = 155 € per person
The participant group should cover travel expenses for the trip between their country and Hanioti.
In the case the group arrives by plane, we can organize the transport Thessaloniki airport – Hanioti - Thessaloniki airport (price is 750 €)
In the last 17 years on the Festival in Hanioti participated 30.000 children.
The organizer reserves the right for any changes in the program, and the participants will be informed on time. By applying you confirm that you accept all festival conditions
NUMBER OF SEATS IS LIMITED!!.