Location: SKIATHOS, Greece
Director: Z.S. & WOFA
Application Deadline: 1 October, 2023
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 22-26 September
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.
- 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.
13.00 group arrival and hotel accommodation
14 – 19.00 Beach time
21 00. Meeting with group leaders
09 – 10 00.breakfast
10 – 16.00 tourist visits - optional
19.00 – departure towards the center, parade
20.00-22.00 festival night ( diplomas and gifts)
09 – 10.00 breakfast
10 – 19.00 tourist visits - optional
21 – 01.00 Greek night (optional)
09 – 10.00 breakfast
10 – 16.00 Excursions - optional
21.00 h – Free time in Skiathos
09 – 10 h – breakfast
- 122 euro for 4 BB per person - 4 nights with breakfast
- 153euro for 5 BB per person- 5 nights with breakfast
- It covers accommodation in hotels located near to the city center and beach
in 3,4 bed romms - for drivers and leaders 2/2 rooms.Dinner is 17 euro per person
About the hotel:
The Hotels is 3* hotel Telis www.hoteltelis.gr. and similar like that hotel has 3 * and is located in a pleasant and quiet place on the beach. The organizers can arrange ferry transportation at reasonable price.
We sugges you to comy by Ryan Air from Prague, Vienna,or Wizz air from Buchurest, Milano..
Aditional HB is 29 euro BB.
- Free parking for the buses
- Disco party with all participants
- Free drinks during the performance
- For every 25 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 2 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.