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International FolkWay Official Folk Art Festival Vol. 3: Greece, Pieria, Litochoro

FolkWay - 1st International Folk – Art Festival - Pieria - Greece - Litochoro - Dion - Platamonas (24th - 28th August 2013)

Festival Organizers

  • Region of Central Macedonia
  • Regional Unit of Pieria
  • Municipality of Dion – Olympus
  • FolkWay (Propantos) Organization Center

Festival Overview

The festival will be held in Litohoro -Platamona – Dion. Pieria is the land of the ancient Thracian tribe “Pieres” and the Muses, on the flanks of Mount Olympus, the mythological residence of the ancient Greek pantheon, and close to the beautiful coasts of the blue Aegean Sea. We expect that the festival will provide oportunities to the participants to learn about different cultures and people, create new friendships, enjoy the sea and sun, exchange experience and contacts with other folk groups.

Type of groups that can participate: Traditional folk dance groups from Europe.

Festival Schedule

24/8/2013 – Day 1:

  • Day of arrival – Check in at hotel – A detailed program and a person in charge will be provided to each group. Free time for swimming, walk to the market and clubs – Dinner (in consultation with the hotel).

25/8/2013 – Day 2:

  • Breakfast – Free day from morning till noon- Optional excursion – Midday meal (in consultation with the hotel). – At 8:00a.m. we will go to the place where the show will be held – parade and performance – After performance meal will be offered.

26/8/2013 – Day 3:

  • Breakfast – Free day from morning till noon- Optional excursion – Midday meal (in consultation with the hotel). – At 8:00a.m. we will go to the place where the show will be held – parade and performance – After performance meal will be offered.

27/8/2013 – Day 4:

  • Breakfast – All day free, for shopping – swimming at the beach – Optional excursion. Dinner (in consultation with the hotel).

28/8/2013 – Day 5:

  • Breakfast- Departure of the groups.

Festival Participation

Participation fee INCLUDES:

  • 5 days (4 nights) (half board – breakfast and dinner) in 2* hotels (in three-bed rooms) by the seaside of Pieria.
  • Every 25 participants one is FREE.

Participation fee DOES NOT include:

  • If accommodation is exceeded, it will cost 25 EUR a day per person (half board – breakfast and dinner) in 2* hotels (in three-bed rooms).
  • Accommodation in double rooms, in case of availability, will cost an extra five 5 EUR a day per person.
  • Optional Tours. Seasonal prices vary according to the number of participants.
  • First aid and emergency support will be provided, but medical services must be covered by the group. The participant’s safety is on their personal responsibility.
August 24 2013

Details

Start: 24 August, 2013 @ 8:00 am
End: 28 August, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
Cost: €98
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Venue

Litochoro

Katerini, Greece

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Optional Tours - Excursions:

  • Cosmopolitan - Coastal Areas & Beaches.
  • City Tour of Thessaloniki.
  • Islands Skiathos & Skopelos, Mount Olympus.
  • Archaeological sites of Dion & Vergina.
  • Traditional Villages.

    Seasonal prices vary according to the number of participants.

    FolkWay Information:

  • Certificates of participation will be given.
  • Invitation letter will be provided if needed.
  • The final schedule of the festival could be changed by the organizers if needed.
  • Organizer

    FolkWay – Propantos
    Phone: +306973854977
    Email:
    Website: Visit Organizer Website