FolkWay “ProPantos” Festivals – Past Events

International Official FolkWay Festival Vol. 1: Greece, Syros Island, Cyclades

Festival Organizers Regional Unit of Hersonissos Propantos Organization Center & Business Travel (FolkWay) Festival Overview  Syros is a Greek Island in the Aegean Sea with an area of 84 sq. km. It is located south-east of mainland Greece in the middle of the Cyclades group of islands and is the Capital of the region. Syros Island […]

Jesolo International Dance and Music Festival: Italy, Lido di Jesolo (September 2017)

Festival Overview 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 Application deadline: 15 March 2017 Festival Schedule 15.09.17 – Day 1: Afternoon arrival at Jesolo Accommodation at hotels, meeting with group leaders Free program – beach Dinner […]

International Folk Dance and Music Festival “PERKHULI”: Georgia, Tbilisi (June 2017)

Festival Schedule 16.06.17 – Day 1: Day of arrival – Check in at hotel– The rest of the total amount for the group, must be paid on this day – A detailed program and a person in charge will be provided to each group. Free time for walk to the market and clubs. – Dinner […]

International Folk Dance and Music Festival Georgia – Region Racha

Festival Schedule 10.08.16 –  Day 1: Day of arrival – bus will take groups in racha, city-ambrolauri. Check in at hotel– The rest of the total amount for the group, must be paid on this day – A detailed program and a person in charge will be provided to each group. Free time for walk to […]

V “Summer in Budapest” Dance and Music festival: Budapest, Hungary (July 2017)

Festival Overview Participants Folk dance groups, dance groups, majorettes, brass bands, orchestras, choirs Number and age of participants are not limited Number of seats is limited! Festival Schedule 07.07.17 –  Day 1: Arriving at the hotel or hostel, meeting with the organizers, reviewing the next day’s programs Dinner, overnight 08.07.17 – Day 2: Breakfast in the hotel, […]

“St Ivan’s Days” at the Lake Balaton: Hungary, Keszthely (June 2017)

Festival Overview 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 Number of seats are limited! Application deadline: 15 JANUARY 2017 Festival Schedule 23.06.17 –  Day 1: Afternoon arrival at the Hotel, meeting with group leaders and […]

Brass Band and Majorette Festival: Hungary, Csongrád (June – July 2017)

Festival Overview Participants Brass bands, wind bands, majorettes (at the festival, the band and majorette can participate separately as well) The number of the participants are not limited No age limits Application deadline: 15 JANUARY 2017 Festival Schedule 30.06.17 –  Day 1: Arriving at the accommodation Meeting with the organizers, and guides Discussing the next day’s […]

Adriatic Dance and Music Festival: Croatia – Krk, Senj (July 2017)

Festival Overview Participants Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, choirs, music bands from all over the world Choirs who are able to perform on open-air stages The number of the participants are not limited No age limits Number of seats are limited! Application deadline: 20.01.2017 Festival Schedule 13.07.17 –  Day 1: Afternoon arrival at […]

IV Summer in Adria Music Festival Croatia – Crikvenica, Novi Vinodolski (August 2017)

Festival Overview Participants Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, choirs, music bands from all over the world Choirs who are able to perform on open-air stages The number of the participants are not limited No age limits Number of seats are limited! Application deadline: 20.01.2017 Festival Schedule 10.08.17 –  Day 1: Afternoon arrival at […]

II Balaton (“Hungarian Sea”) International Folk Festival : Hungary, Siófok (August 2017)

Festival Overview Participants Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, choirs, music bands from all over the world Choirs who are able to perform on open-air stages The number of the participants are not limited No age limits Number of seats are limited! Application deadline: 15 JANUARY 2017 Festival Schedule 24.08.17 –  Day 1: Afternoon […]

XIV “St Stephen’s Day” Dance and Music Festival: Kecskemet, Hungary (August 2017)

Festival Overview Participants Folk dance groups, folk groups, majorettes, brass bands, orchestras, choirs Application deadline: 15 JANUARY 2017 Festival Schedule 18.08.17 –  Day 1: Arriving at the accommodations, meeting with the organizers, guides, reviewing the next day’s programs, dinner, overnight 19.08.17 – Day 2: Breakfast in the hotel, facultative programs- refreshing at the local swimming […]

III Summer in Kvarner, Music Festival: Croatia – Crikvenica, Baska (June 2017)

Festival Overview Participants Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, choirs, music bands from all over the world Choirs who are able to perform on open-air stages The number of the participants are not limited No age limits Number of seats are limited! Application deadline: 20.12.2016 Festival Schedule 01.06.17 –  Day 1: Afternoon arrival at […]

“Szeged” Folk and Wine Festival: Hungary, Szeged
(May 2017)

Festival Overview Participants Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, music bands from all over the world The number of the participants are not limited No age limits The groups are welcome to bring their video materials for sale and showcase their cultural uniqueness by participating in the fair-sale with arts and crafts products of […]

“Tisza” Folk May Day Festival: Hungary, Csongrád (April – May 2017)

Festival Overview Participants Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, music bands from all over the world The number of the participants are not limited No age limits The groups are welcome to bring their video materials for sale and showcase their cultural uniqueness by participating in the fair-sale with arts and crafts products of […]

X Dance and Music Festival: Hungary, Csongrád
(July 2017)

Festival Overview Participants Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, music bands from all over the world The number of the participants are not limited No age limits Application deadline: 15 JANUARY 2017 Festival Schedule 28.07.17 – Day 1: Afternoon arrival at Csongrád Accommodation at hostel, meeting with group leaders Dinner, free program 29.07.17 – […]

V Summer Arts Festival: Krakow, Poland
(August 2017)

Festival Overview 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 Application deadline: 15 JANUARY 2017 Festival Schedule 04.08.17 – Day 1: Afternoon arrival at Krakow Occupying the accommodation, meeting with group leaders Dinner, free program – […]

Ibiza Dance and Music Festival Spain – Ibiza, San Antonio (October 2017)

Festival Overview Participants Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, music bands, choirs from all over the world The number of the participants are not limited No age limits Application deadline: 30 March, 2017 Festival Schedule 06.10.17 – Day 1: Arrival at the accommodation, meeting with the organizers, discussing the next day’s programs Dinner Sunset at […]

VIII Art Festival: Czech Republic, Prague
(July 2017)

Festival Overview Participants Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, choirs (open-air concert), brass bands, music bands from all over the world The number of the participants are not limited No age limits Application deadline: 15 FEBRUARY, 2017 Festival Schedule 20.07.17 – Day 1: Afternoon arrival at Prague Accommodation at hotel, meeting with group leaders […]

V Dance and Music Festival: Zaton-Nin, Croatia (September 2017)

Festival Overview 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 Application deadline: 15 March 2017 Festival Schedule 09.09.17 – Day 1: Afternoon arrival at Zaton Accommodation at apartments, meeting with group leaders Free program – beach Dinner […]

V Blooming Spring Choir Festival: Szeged – Csongrád, Hungary (May 2017)

Festival Overview Conditions of participation Performance of a free program and a sacred music program (20 min.) concert in the concert hall and in the church Concert with a Hungarian Partner-Choir Final Concert – performing with all choirs Application deadline: 15 JANUARY 2017 Festival Schedule 19.09.17 –  Day 1: Afternoon – Arrival at Csongrád Occupying the […]

III Istria Music Festival: Croatia, Porec
(September 2017)

Festival Overview Participants Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, choirs, music bands from all over the world Choirs who are able to perform on open-air stages The number of the participants are not limited No age limits Number of seats are limited! Application deadline: 15 JANUARY 2017 Festival Schedule 21.09.17 –  Day 1: Afternoon […]

International Official FolkWay Festival Vol. 14: Greece, South Pieria, Litochoro

Festival Organizers Municipality of Dion – Olympus Region of Central Macedonia Regional Unit of Pieria Propantos Organization Center & Business Travel (FolkWay) Festival Overview The festival will be held in Villages of South Pieria, which is the land of the ancient Thracian tribe Pieres and the Muses, on the flanks of famous Mount Olympus. The surrounding […]

VIII International Folklore Festival: Spain, Lloret de Mar (2017 – 5 Days Package)

Festival Overview 27th June 2017 – Day 1: In morning hours arrival to the most famous tourist centre in Costa Brava – Lloret de Mar, which is 65 km from Barcelona – Hotel accommodation. Lunch. Info-meeting group representer – Afternoon relaxing – Sightseeing of town, walks, and going to a performing place, town square – Optional: Night out to […]

European Bell-Bearing Festival “BELL ROADS” Vol. 4: Thessaloniki, White Tower

Festival Organizers & Information FolkNet & FolkWay Organization Center 4th European Festival of Bell-bearing Traditions – Thessaloniki 2017 10th – 13th February 2017 Festival Overview The 4th European Festival of Bell-bearing traditions will take place from the 10th to the 13th of February 2017 in Thessaloniki, Greece. Every year during February Thessaloniki hosts the European Festival of the Meeting […]

International Official FolkWay Festival Vol 13: Greece, Central Pieria, Katerini

  Festival Organizers Municipality of Katerini Region of Central Macedonia Regional Unit of Pieria Propantos Organization Center & Business Travel (FolkWay) Festival Overview The festival will be held in Katerini and nearby villages (70 km from Thessaloniki), the land of the ancient Thracian tribe “Pieres” and the Muses, on the flanks of Mount Olympus. The surrounding […]

International Official FolkWay Festival Vol. 12: Greece, North Pieria, Aiginio

Festival Organizers Municipality of Pydna – Kolindros Region of Central Macedonia Regional Unit of Pieria Propantos Organization Center & Business Travel (FolkWay) Festival Overview The festival will be held in Aiginio – Makrigialos, North Pieria (35 km from Thessaloniki), the land of the ancient Thracian tribe “Pieres” and the Muses, on the flanks of Mount Olympus. […]

International Youth & Children FolkWay Festival Vol 1: Greece, Halkidiki, Metamorfosis

Festival Organizers FolkWay (ProPantos) – Festival Organization Center Business Travel – Official FolkWay Travel Agency International Youth & Children Camp “KALYVAS” – Halkidiki, Metamorfosis Festival Information The success and the quality of the 1st Youth & Children’s Folklore Festival FolkWay “ProPantos” are guaranteed by FolkWay and Business Travel with their expertise, experience, consistency, professionalism and creative approach […]

International Bagpipe Festival Vol. 3: Trikala Imathias, Northern Greece (2011)

Press Release It was the third consecutive year for Cultural & Folklore Society of Trikala Imathias (Anatoliki Romilia) and its spectacular 3rd International Bagpipe Festival of Northern Greece which took place between the 20th and 21th of August 2011. The majority of young and old people of Trikala Imathias attended the lecture of Mr. Charis […]

International Folklore Art Festival: Vienna, Austria (Feb 2015)

Festival Schedule 27.02.15 – Day 1 Coming to hotel, the accomodation, optional leave for Vienna sightseeing, accompanied by the local experienced guides. Sightseeing of the former Habsburg capital, now one of the leading cities of European culture: Belvedere, Karlskirche (Charles’ Church), Karlsplatz (Charles’ Square), Musikverein (Music Society, the host of the famous Vienna New Year’s […]

International Folklore Art Festival: Prague, Czech Republic (Oct 2015)

Festival Schedule 30.10.15 – Day 1 Arrival of ensembles at hotel, room accommodation, and facultative tour of Prague with attendance of professional local guides: walk through main avenue Vaclav, National museum, then Staromestke namesti (main town square) and view on famous astronomical watch-Orloj. Departure to a famous Prague ghetto – Jew square and visit to […]

International Folklore & Culture Festival: Turkey, Istanbul (July – Aug 2015)

General Information Festival organisation committee will provide one English speaking guide to each group for helping programme schedule. Groups can perform with live music or playback CD – USB flash disk. If the folklore groups accept & agree with the festival conditions, have to fill up the participation form and send us with a short brief about […]

International Folklore Festival: Italy, Rome (April 2015)

City Overview Rome is more than a fascinating European capital city; it is a spectacular encyclopedia of living history. It has been said that all roads lead to Rome, andin Rome, every road leads to eternity. The city is vast, although the historic center is quite small. The whole experience of Rome is so powerful as to be almost overwhelming at times. The best way to prepare for […]

International Folklore Festival: Italy, Rimini Riviera (Aug 2015)

City Overview Situated in northern Italy, the Province of Rimini lies in the southeastern zone of Emilia Romagna. Well-equipped seaside resorts, borgoes and villages rich in art and history, gently-rolling hills just a stone’s throw away from the water, a unique artisan tradition and – one should not forget – high-quality cuisine and gastronomic products are the elements […]

International Folklore Festival: Prague, Czech Republic (July 2015)

City Overview This magical city of bridges, cathedrals, gold-tipped towers and church domes, has been mirrored in the surface of the swan-filled Vltava River for more than ten centuries. Prague‘s medieval centre remains a wonderful mixture of cobbled lanes, walled courtyards, cathedrals and countless church spires all in the shadow of her majestic 9th century […]

International Summer Arts Festival: Poland, Krakow (Aug 2015)

City Overview Krakow is the second largest and one of the oldest country in Poland. Kraków has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life and is one of Poland’s most vibrating city. Thousand of tourists visit every year because of its youthful atmosphere, historical, and cultural memories, beautiful […]

International Folklore Festival: Hungary, Budapest (Mar 2015)

Budapest Overview Budapest is the capital of Hungary and the center of its economic and cultural life. It lies on both banks of the Danube River, about 135 miles (217 km) southeast of Vienna. Its older part, Buda, is situated on the hilly west bank of the river; Pest is on the flat east bank. […]

International Folklore Festival: Spain, Barcelona (July 2015)

Barcelona Overview Barcelona city is one of a kind. Few European cities can offer you the wide diversity of cultural experience that you’ll find here in Barcelona. Couple that with the luxury of 4.2 km of beach only a short walk from the city centre, warm sunshine most of the year, you have all the makings […]

International Folklore Music Festival: Hungary, Summer in Budapest! (July 2015)

Festival Overview Budapest is the capital city of Hungary. With a unique, youthful atmosphere, world-class classical music scene as well as a pulsating nightlife increasingly appreciated among European youth, and last but not least, an exceptional offer of natural thermal baths, Budapest is one of Europe’s most delightful and enjoyable cities. Due to the exceedingly […]

International Mediterranean Folklore Festival: Slovenia, Piran – Koper (2015)

Festival Conditions We will provide to your group the accommodation at simple hotel on Full Board basis. You will cover the expenses fee of  25 EUR / per person / per day. The costs should be paid in two parts. First  30 % of the amount  till 31.01.2015 and the second part 70% till 30.04.2015. Group […]

International Folklore & Cultural Festival Vol. 2: Italy, Rome (May 2017)

Festival Overview Participating ensembles from: Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine, Greece, Turkey, Serbia, Italy, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Armenia, Georgia, India, Indonesia & Slovenia. Festival Schedule 04.05.17 – Day 1: Upon arrival in Rome, participants will be taken to their respective hotels – In the afternoon there is the possibility […]

International Folklore Festival: Prague, Czech Republic (Mar 2015)

Festival Information Participants from: Russia, Indonesia, India, Poland, Ukraine, Greece, Turkey, Serbia, Bosnia, Romania, Slovenia, Montenegro, Italy, Sweden, Moldavia, Armenia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Croatia, Czech, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary! Festival Schedule 26.03.15 – Day 1: Arrival of ensembles at hotel, room accommodation, and facultative tour of Prague with attendance of professional local guides: walk through main avenue Vaclav…, […]

International IDA Culture Festival: Turkey, Edremit Gulf (2015)

Festival Introduction Our aim is not only to bring different culture together but also we will be so glad to indroduce our historical ancient beside providing you wonderfull beaches at Aegean seashore and mythology IDA mountains and lovely waterfalls at the west region part of Turkey. Situated in the West of the province of Edremit. Besides […]

International Folk Dance & Music Festival: Croatia, Zaton – Nin (June 2015)

Festival Overview Zaton Holiday Resort is located in the immediate vicinity of urban centres offering a wide range of cultural events and additional services that are not available in the resort. The Resort is located only 16 km north-west of Zadar, a town with an exceptional history and rich cultural heritage dating back 3,000 years. […]

International Folklore Carnival Festival: Croatia, Rijeka (Feb 2015)

Festival Overview “Krepat, ma ne molat!” (Die but never give up) – is the motto that summarizes all the best that Rijeka Carnival represents. Despite its long history, a cheerful, stubborn, uncontrollable but also critical Carnival spirit shows no tiredness, but thrives from year to year, growing through a new generation of Carnival participants, feeding […]

International Folklore Carnival Festival: Croatia, Brač Island (Sep 2015)

Festival Overview Brac is the largest among the central Dalmatian islands, and also the highest among Adriatic island with 778 meters. Symbol of the island is Zlatni rat in Bol, on the island’s south side – one of the most beautiful beaches in the entire Adriatic. However, it is not only a place of exceptional […]

XXII International Folklore Festival: Czech Republic, Prague (March 2017)

Festival Overview Participants are folklore ensembles: from Russia, Indonesia, India, Poland, Ukraine, Greece, Turkey, Serbia, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Georgia, Romania, Slovenia, Montenegro, Italy, Sweden, Moldavia, Armenia, Lithuania, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary. Festival Schedule 23.03.17 – Day 1: Arrival of ensembles at hotel, room accommodation, and optional sightseeing tour of Prague with attendance of […]

International Independent World Children Festival: Turkey, Kusadasi (Apr 16)

Festival Conditions Please, fill and send us the participation contact form with minimum 6 digital pictures and a short description of your group and videos or links and descriptions of your performances. The Groups will stay at Hotel Flora Suites. The number of participants are not limited. Folklore Dancers (apart from accompanying people) must be between 8-16 […]

International Folklore Festival Vol. 1: Netherlands, Amsterdam (March – April 2017)

Festival Participants Participants are folklore ensembles from: Russia, Indonesia, India, Holland, Poland, Ukraine, Greece, Turkey, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Romania, Slovenia, Montenegro, Italy, Sweden, Moldavia, Armenia, Lithuania, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Hungary. Festival Schedule 30.03.17 – Day 1: (Thursday, Netherlands – Amsterdam) Upon arrival, check in at the Hotel or Hostel, while for […]

International Folk Dance Festival: Turkey, Izmir & FOÇA (Sep 2016)

Festival Preliminary Invitation We would like to invite your folklore group to participate in the International Foça Folk Dance Festival which will be held in FOÇA/İZMİR between the dates 08-12 September 2016. We kindly ask you to read the conditions and requirements of our festival, and if you are interested, to send us the filled […]

International Sea & Sand Folklore Festival: Ayvalik, Turkey (Jun 2016)

Festival Conditions Please, fill and send us the participation contact form with minimum 6 digital pictures and a short description of your group and videos or links and descriptions of your performances. Folklore Groups will stay at these Hotels: Kalif Hotel and Grand Milano Hotel. The number of participants are not limited. Folklore Dancers’ (apart from accompanying people) […]