I N V I T A T I O N
With pleasure we INVITE you (folk groups, Choral groups, orchestras, majorette teams, modern dance, groups..), (children, youth and adults groups) to participate on XI International Music & Folk - Dance festival “FESTIVAL DAYS IN ISTRA" 06 - 09 September , Pula - Rovinj, Croatia 2022
Participants are ensembles from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Ukraine,Turkey, Serbia, Bosnia, Romania, Slovenia, Italy, Sweden, Moldavia, Armenia, Croatia, Czech, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary…
The Festival light motive is to present the cultural tradition of different countries and to provide an opportunity for the members of groups to get together, to establish friendships and culture presentation trough dance and music.
1. Day / September 6, PULA
Upon arrival, the groups will be taken to their chosen accommodation... Informative meeting to be attended by the representatives of all groups. Optional: Getting to know the town, a tour of this beautiful coastal town, swimming and relaxation... The tour continues to Pula, the largest city in Istria County, located in the southwestern part of the Istrian peninsula in a well-protected bay. The city has a long tradition of wine making, fishing, shipbuilding and tourism, while at the same time being a transit port. Pula has been the administrative center of Istria since the Roman times and even today you can find proof of this age in the Triumphal Arch of the Sergi, better known as the Golden Gate, the Temple of Augustus, mosaics, and before all else, the symbol of the city, the Colosseum (the Pula Arena).The possibility of visiting one of the night clubs. Dinner. Overnight accommodation.
2. Day / September 7: PULA- ITALY AND SLOVENIA (TRIESTE - PIRAN) - PULA
Breakfast. Optional excursion to Slovenia and Italy, and the two beautiful cities of Trieste and Piran: Trieste. Trieste is a harmonious blend of Roman heritage, medieval and new century architecture. A city that has been elevated to a very high level as a result of it having been a very important Habsburg port: Miramare Castle’s fairytale-like facade, the Canale Grande, the Serbian Orthodox Saint Spyridon Church, Corso Italia, the Roman Theater, Piazza della Liberta. Leisure time and lunch, pastry shops, a walk along the seashore or shopping. Departure for Slovenia and a visit to the city of Piran, the most beautiful along the Slovenian coastline: the entire old town is a labyrinth of streets, with a layout unchanged since the Middle Ages, while the main town square, only steps from the sea, honors the famous composer Tartini who lived in this city. After a short tour, leisure time until departure for Croatia and Pula. Dinner. Possible visit to Discotheque. Overnight accommodation.
3. Day / September 8: DAY OF THE FESTIVAL
Breakfast. Preparations for festival.
START PULA FEST INFO DANCE 2020.
Dinner. Posible friendly night of all festival groups.Overnight stay.
4. Day / September 9th: PULA - THE PEARLS OF ISTRIA (ROVINJ)
Breakfast. Optional excursion of the most important cites in Istria: Rovinj. Arrival at the seaside town of Rovinj. Upon arrival, a tour of the old town, located at the foot of the Church of St. Euphemia. Leisure time. Leaving for the place of departure with a promise of meeting up next year!
- 99 Euro per person
- payment goes in several month payments until departure
Participation fee includes:
- Accommodation at 3* Resort Duga Uvala, http://www.duga-uvala.hr/ based on 3 halfboard (dinner and brekfast) in 1/3 and 1/4 rooms (The Resort Duga uvala features a indoor and outdoor swimming pool, beach bar, sauna, bar and restaurant. It is set in a quiet location surrounded by pine trees and beaches in the tourist settlement of Duga Uvala. Free WiFi and parking is available.All rooms feature a flat-screen satellite TV. Each comes with a private bathroom and a balcony that overlooks the park or the sea).;
- organization expeses;
- letter of invitation;
- additional place to every 25th member (24+1 free);
- you can prolong your stay and it is 39 euro per person per day HB
Participation fee does not include:
- Tourist tax;
- Facultative tours: excursion to Trieste and Piran 15€ , the Pearls of Istria – Pula and i Rovinj 10€;
- All excursions shall be booked up to 14 days before the start of the festival.
- Organizing Committee can not guarantee the realization of Excursions, ordered after the time-limit or during the festival
- visa, insurance, transport;
- additional payment for ½ rooms is from 5€ per night per person;
- NUMBER OF SEATS IS LIMITED!!