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 IX Festival Days In Greece 08 – 12 August 2021 Paralia, Greece.
CONDITIONS OF THE FESTIVAL:
– Choir, Orchestras, 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.
1st day - 8th September
Checking in the hotel, free time for individual activities
Dinner in the hotel,
2nd day - 9th September
Boat excursion in the blue waters of Thermaikos Gulf
Ensembles parade – Official opening of the festival
3rd day - 10th September
Beach time or visiting Thessalonica or Katerini (optional)
Preparing activities for the festival
Second festival evening
4th day - 11th September
Beach time or Visiting Meteori (very famous historical place in Greece)
5th day - 12th September
Checking out of the hotels
*The organizer reserves the right to 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 is the 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.
77 euro per person for 3 nights half board (2 meals per day)
97 euro per person for 4 nights half board (2 meals per day)
115 euros per person for 5 nights half-boards (2 meals per day)
- 08/09/2021 - 12/09/2021
08/09 - 12/09
- 4 days (3 nights) = 77 € per person
- 5 days (4 nights) = 97 € per person
- 6 days (5 nights) = 115 € per person
How to get there
You can arrive on the spot by plane or private bus transportation.
If needed the organizer can provide bus transportation and other transportation services.
Things to do
Explore Chalikidiki like never before!
1. Experience WATER LAND near Thessaloniki
Visit the most exciting, water frenzy waterpark in Europe! Get ready to enjoy pools, slides, games, and dozens of amazing attractions for all ages. Water land is one of the largest waterparks in Europe with an area of 150.000 m2 powered up for pure water fun! Put your swimsuit on and live the most exciting water frenzy experience in Greece!
2. THESSALONIKI SIGHTSEEING & SHOPPING
Thessaloniki - Capital of Macedonia Greece built in 315 BC by King Kassandros and named it after his wife Thessaloniki, who was the half-sister of Alexander the Great. The city possesses a unique blend of ancient and modern culture that shaped its 2300 years of dramatic history. It is a whole day trip and you will have the chance either to go shopping or to admire the historic side of the city.
3. MAGIC PARK in Thessaloniki
Magic Park is the largest fun park for people of all ages. Located outside the city center, on the way to the airport, opposite Mediterranean Cosmos Mall, it has a variety of rides and activities for everyone. A beautiful and safe entertainment park next to the Mediterranean Cosmos m shopping mall with countless action and skill games for all age groups: kids, adolescents, adults.
It will be our pleasure to make your trip an unforgettable experience!
We can provide the following services for your group:
- accommodation during the trip (in case you need a sleepover on your way to the chosen destination)
- accommodation during the festival event you attend
- travel and transportation tips and assistance
- purchasing airplane and bus tickets
- organizing transportation for a group or individuals
- assist and advise in the procedure of issuing visas (if needed)