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International Folk - Dance & Music Festival SKIATHOS FESTIVAL DAYS

Application Form Price: 108 € Date: 21 - 26 September, 2023
Location: SKIATHOS, Greece
Director: Z.S. & WOFA
Application Deadline: 1 February, 2023
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 FESTIVAL DAYS" from 21 - 26  September 2023

 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,

- Folklore groups should have their own transport for arrival and departure.




1 Day 

13 h – group arrival and hotel accommodation

14 – 19 h – tourist visits - optional

21 h – Meeting with group leaders

Recreational activities and overnight stay


2 Day 

09 – 10 h – breakfast

10 – 16 h – tourist visits - optional

19 h  – departure towards the center, parade

20 h  – оpening festival night

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


3 Day

09 – 10 h – breakfast

10 – 19 h – tourist visits - optional

21 – 01 h – Greek night (optional)


 04 Day  

09 – 10 h – breakfast

10 – 16 h – tourist visits - optional

19 h  – departure towards the center, parade

20 h - 23.00  – Second festival evening (optional)


05 Day

09 – 10 h – breakfast

10 – 19 h – tourist visits - optional

21 – 01 h – Workshop ( learning different dances)


06 Day 

09 – 10 h – breakfast

11 h – check out from the hotel


Festival organizers provide:

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


 108 euros for 3 BB per person - 3 nights with breakfast  at the hotel

 132 euros for 4 BB per person - 4 nights with breakfast  at the hotel

-  159 euros for 5 BB per person - 5 nights with breakfast a day at the 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 - for drivers and leaders 2/2 rooms.Dinner is 17 euro 

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:

-         Free parking for the buses

-         Disco party with all participants

-         Free drinks during the performance

-         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

-         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

        How to get there?

    You have two ways:

   1.  To come by bus and the bus go to Ferry boat, than in front of hotelyou have free bus parking

     2. You can fly to Tessalonik airport and than you go to boat traekt and for 3-4 hours you are in Skiathos

Tourist tax is 1.5 euro per person per day and it is additional.


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.


NUMBER OF SEATS IS LIMITED on 400 or 10 Groups.


Reviews from the groups: 

This festival has review of 11 groups and average estimation is VERY GOOD- 8,7/10
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

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