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International FolkWay Folklore Art Festival (Propantos) Vol. 2: Greece, Paralia Katerini

2nd International - Folklore Art Festival - PARALIA KATERINI - GREECE - Aiginio – Makrigialos - Methoni (6th - 10th July 2013)

Festival Organizers

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

Festival Overview

The festival will be held in Aiginio – Makrigialos – Methoni, Pieria (35 km from SKG), the land of the ancient Thracian tribe Pieres and the Muses, on the flanks of Mt. Olympus, the mythological residence of the ancient Greek pantheon, and close to the exquisite coasts of the blue Aegean Sea. The fist was held during the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the independece of the region and it had very big success. We expect that the 2nd festival will have also the same and biggest success and participation. It will provide oportunities to the participants to learn about different cultures and people, create new friendships, exchange experience and contacts with other folk groups and have a unique vacations.

Festival Schedule

6/7/2013 – 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).

7/7/2013 – 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.

8/7/2013 – 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

9/7/2013 – Day 4:

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

10/7/2013 – Day 5:

  • Breakfast- Departure of the folklore groups.

Festival Participation

Participation fee INCLUDES:

Participation fee DOES NOT include:

  • If accommodation is exceeded (additional days), 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 – Excursions.
  • Transport to and from the airport is on the group’s expenses. However, the organising committee can provide transport to and from the airport on reasonable prices.
  • 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.
July 06 2013

Details

Start: 6 July, 2013 @ 8:00 am
End: 10 July, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
Cost: €98
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Venue

Aiginio

Paralia Katerini, Greece

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Participation Conditions:

  • Type of groups that can participate: Traditional folk dance groups from Europe.
  • There are no limitations concerning the number and the age of participants.
  • Each folklore group should bring a flag of their country.
  • The folklore group should have prepared at least 15-20 minutes program accompanied by orchestra or CD.
  • Important Remarks:

  • The participation contact form should be sent before 31st of March, 2013 in order to confirm your participation. Once you have submitted your participation contact form, a confirmation will be delivered to you along with payment instructions.
  • Only 25% of the total amount should be paid before 10th of April 2013, for garant tax and reservation. The invitation letter will be sent to you after reveivimg your payment receipt. The rest of the total ammount for the group, must be received in the day of your arrival in Pieria.

  • In case of cancellation no refund will be given.

    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 programme of the festival could be changed by the organizers if needed.
  • Organizer

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