Paralia , Greece – a mixture of rich history and modern life
Paralia (Greek: Παραλία) is a tourist seaside village and a former municipality in the eastern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Katerini, of which it is a municipal unit. The seat of the municipality was in Kallithea. The 2011 census reported a population of 1,124 for the village of Paralia, and 6,803 for the municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 24.344 km2, the community 1.849 km2. Aleksandër Moisiu Theater, the Estrada Theater, the puppet theater, and the philharmonic orchestra. There are also several museums such as the Durrës Archaeological Museum, Royal Villa of Durrës and the Museum of History (the house of Aleksandër Moisiu).
With pleasure we INVITE you (Folk Groups, Choral Groups, And Orchestras Majorette Teams), (Children, Youth And Adults Groups) to participate in VIII. Festival Days In Greece 17 – 21 June 2020 Paralia, Greece.
CONDITIONS OF THE FESTIVAL:
– Folklore and modern dance groups from all over the world
– The number of participants is limited.
– No age limits.
– Gifts and Diplomas for participation in the festival are provided by the organizer.
– Organization of the performances of the participants and the parade.
– In order to participate in this festival, every group needs to fill in an application form. After receiving the application form and completion of advance payment, the organizer will send an official letter of invitation for participation at the Festival.
Day 1: 17.06.2020
Checking in the hotel, free time for individual activities
Dinner in the hotel,
Day 2: 18.06.2020
Boat excursion in the blue waters of Thermaikos Gulf
Ensembles parade – Official opening of the festival
Day 3: 19.06.2020
Beach time or visiting Thessalonica or Katerini (optional)
Preparing activities for the festival
Second festival evening
Day 4: 20.06.2020
Beach time or Visiting Meteori (very famous historical place in Greece)
Day 5: 21.06.2020
Checking out of the hotels
*The organizer reserves the right of changes in the festival program.
OBLIGATIONS OF THE PARTICIPANTS:
-Each group must consist of dancers, musicians, group managers, and administration.
-To prepare a program with a duration from 10 to 12 minutes.
-You can perform with live music, CD or USB and you should have a flag and a sign with the name of the group for the Defile.
-The groups coming by bus should use their own transport all the time during the festival.
-If a group needs a visa, it is the responsibility of the group to arrange it.
-Groups should submit rooming lists not later than one month before the start of the festival
Personal responsibility and health insurance are within the other obligations of the groups. First Aid and Medical Hospital will be available, medical services must be covered by the group.
ADVERTISING OF THE FESTIVAL:
All festival events will be presented in the press, on the radio stations, as well as on local television programs, on flyers and posters.
The copyright of all video materials and pictures are ownership of the Organization of the Festival. By applying you confirm that you accept all festival conditions.
We offer accommodation: It covers organizational expenses, accommodation in Hotels & Apartments.
The groups will be accommodated in rooms with 3 and 4 beds with their own bathroom.
Only 2 double rooms are available per group which can be used for the leaders and drivers.
If the group shows interest in extending the stay the organizers should be informed during the application process (the price for an extra night on half board basis is 30 euro per person).
For a group of 25 people, you will have 1 free-gratis.
Airconditioning is 5 euro per room per day
Tourist tax is 0.50 cents per person per day
The groups will be accommodated after 12 PM, and leave the rooms before 10 AM.
79 euro per person for 3 nights half board (2 meals per day)
99 euro per person for 4 nights half board (2 meals per day)
117 euros per person for 5 nights half-boards (2 meals per day)
- 17/06/2020 - 21/06/2020
17/06 - 21/06
- 4 days (3 nights) = 79 € per person
- 5 days (4 nights) = 99 € per person
- 6 days (5 nights) = 117 € per person