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

FolkWay – International Folklore Festival – Czech Republc, Prague

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 castle that looks eastward as the sun sets behind her. Prague is also a modern and vibrant city full of energy, music, cultural art, fine dining and special events catering to the independent traveller’s thirst for adventure.

Festival Schedule

23.07.15 – Day 1

  • 14:00: Arrival in Prague. Accommodation in the selected accommodation unit. Free time for the individual activities.
  • 19:00: Dinner
  • 22:30: Meeting with the organizers and the other participant ensembles.

24.07.15 – Day 2

  • 07:30: Breakfast
  • 10:00: Press Conference / Meeting with the local ensembles, and the local authorities. – Free time for the individual activities
  • 17:00: Dinner
  • 18:30: Gathering of the groups. Defile.
  • 19:00: Opening ceremony of the the festival. Performances of the groups

(The detailed program of the festival and the order of appearances will be submitted to the groups on their arrival)

  • 22:30: Optional going in the disco club.

25.07.15 – Day 3

  • 07:30: Breakfast
  • 10:00: Optional excursion to Karlstejn castle and Karlovy Vary, Prague city sightseeing.
  • 17:00: Dinner
  • 18:30: Performances of the groups. Closing ceremony of the festival, plaque and diploma award, exchange of the presents between the groups and the organizers. End of the festival.
  • 22:30: GoodbyeParty dinner on the ship / restaurant on the Vltava river with the live music (Optional)

26.07.15 – Day 4

  • 07:30: Breakfast
  • 12:00: Departure of all folklore groups. End of Festival services.

Participation Fee INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation in the hotel in base HB (Half Board).
  • Breakfast & Dinner.
  • Participation on the Folklore Festival.
  • Plaques, Souvenirs, Diploma, Photo, DVD.
  • Companion during the Folklore Festival.

Participation Fee does NOT include:

  • Optional Excursions, Programmes, Nightlife, Parties, Sightseeing (City Tours).
  • Travel Insurance (for all folklore groups & members).
  • Medical Assistance.
  • Other expenses & costs for all folklore groups.
July 23 2015


Start: 23 July, 2015 @ 8:00 am
End: 26 July, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Cost: €89
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Festival Information:

  • All folklore groups are free to apply for the festival without the age limit or the limit of the participants.
  • Participation Fee: 89 EUR / Accommodation - Hotels (4*)
  • In case a folklore group or a member wants to extend his stay in Prague, there will be an extra accommodation charge as follows:

  • Supplement extension of stay: 26€ per day / per person.
  • Supplement for the Double room: +5€ per day / per person.
  • Supplement for the Single room: +15€ per day / per person.