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Overview

Malta, with its strategic position at the center of the Mediterranean Sea, has always been a crossroad for exchanges of cultural diversity, also due to so many
Nations who have ruled over this country along its history. This is why the island's musical traditions are very old, strong and widespread. The aim of this International Festival is to make sure that the different musical traditions from all over the World meet up in Malta, for a reciprocal cultural exchange and
enrichment.

Today, the island of Malta is definitely one of the most important countries in Europe’s tourism sector. Rich in history and charm, with a great sense of hospitality towards visitors and above all, with a warm temperate climate. During the free time, participating groups will have the chance to relax and explore the various unique cities and villages of this magical island... full of history. Hence we would like to invite you to discover this reality, perhaps at the most beautiful time of the year.

General Rules

This International Festival is open for Marching Bands, Majorette Groups, Flag-waving Groups, Bagpipe Bands and Dance Schools.

During the 3 days of this International Festival, parades and performances will be held in various locations around the island of Malta.
The artistic program consists of outdoor parades and standing performances. During the parades, the groups will perform with their own instruments amplified. During the standstill performances, which will be held at main squares, the Organisation will provide the audio system, compatible with CD and pen drive and 5 microphones to amplify the various instruments / voice ( if these are required).

FESTIVAL PROGRAM

Friday 1st May
Arrival of all International groups in Malta. Transfers from the Airport to the Hotel, situated at Bugibba/Qawra/St.Paul’s Bay/St. Julian’s– the most touristic venues of the island. In the evening, all groups will perform at a particular town, together with Maltese groups.

Saturday 2nd May
In the morning, groups can opt for an optional cultural excursion in one of the most beautiful places of Malta.
In the evening, all groups will perform in another Maltese town, together with Maltese groups

Sunday 3rd May
In the morning, all International Groups will parade along the main streets of the capital city of Malta – Valletta
At the end of the show, there will be the presentations to all participant groups by the Maltese Authorities and the Festival Organisation.

Monday 4th May
Departures of all International Groups.
If a group has an early arrival or a late departure, we can organize other optional cultural excursions, such as the ones to the Three Cities, Mdina – the old capital city of Malta or else to Marsaxlokk – The fishing village... and other wonderful locations.

The program of performances can be adapted in due course. Final program can be issued only after having confirmations of all participating groups, including also the Mallta ones.

Registration Deadline Date: 28th February, 2020

Accommodation

FESTIVAL PACKAGE PRICES

In twin room per person €160
In triple room per person (3 adults) €145
In quadruple room per person (4 adults) €140
In triple room per person (2 adults and a child - 4 to 11 years old) €130
In quadruple room per person (2 adults and 2 children -4 to 11 years old) €125
For extra persons, who are not performers (friends, family, etc) there is a €5 supplement per person per night.
3***star Hotels affiliated
• San Anton Hotel: http://www.thesanantonhotel.com/
• The Bugibba Hotel: https://the-bugibba hotel.business.site
• Santa Maria Hotel: http://www.thesantamariahotelmalta.com/
• The St George Park Hotel http://www.thestgeorgesparkhotel.com/

This Package includes:
• 3 nights accommodation in a 3 star standard Hotel
• Half board basis – excluding drinks (buffet breakfast, buffet lunch or dinner)
• Tourist tax
• Transfers from the Airport/ Harbour to the Hotel – arrival and departure
• Transfers from Hotel for all performances
• Assistance by our personnel
• Festival registration fee

If due flight itineraries or else if you prefer so, you will have to spend extra nights, arrangements can be done.

Included in this package/price is one transfer for the group to & from the airport to the hotel. No transfers can be made for participants arriving at different times but we can arrange upon request.

The choice of hotel is subject to availability.

Each group is responsible for airfare/transportation to Malta.

Dates

  • 01/05/2020 - 03/05/2020

Pricing

01/05 - 03/05
  • 3 days (2 nights) = 125 € per person

Location

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