Overview

Montecatini Terme is situated in the heart of Tuscany near Florence, Lucca, Pisa, and Viareggio on the coast.
It's a pleasant and peaceful town reminiscent of bygone days with a big park in the center, 3 thermal establishments, an elegant wellness center, high quality shops, and nice bars and restaurants. With its many reasonably-priced hotels and convenient location on the rail line, Montecatini Terme makes an excellent base for exploring Tuscany. A historic funicular railway, more than 100 years old, runs from Montecatini Terme up the hill to the picturesque hill town of Montecatini Alto where there's a small castle, three churches, a large square with restaurants and outdoor cafes, a few tourist shops, and great views over the countryside.

About Thermal park Tettuccio
Terme Tettuccio is one of several spas set in a park inside the town of Montecatini Terme. The name Tettuccio refers to the little roof found over the spa's source when the spa was being built to its modern configuration.
Terme Tettuccio doesn't do massages, baths, or other treatments associated with the other thermal spas found in Montecatini Terme. Here it's about  drinking the waters.
Four sources are "served" at the spa:
• Leopoldina Waters - indicated for the treatment of cronic constipation. Normal bowel function is generally restored whenever treatment cycles are spaced at 4/6 month intervals.
•Regina Waters - restores a regular bile flow from the liver to the bowels and are useful in the case of hepatic an bladder disorders.
•Tettuccio Waters - effective in the depurative process of the liver, and can help reduce cholesterol levels.
•Rinfresco Waters - The diuretic waters favor the process of waste elimination through the urinary system as well as the restoration of normal saline levels after prolonged sports activities.

General Rules

It’s the unique and oldest international festival of Montecatini! Supported by Municipality of Montecatini Terme , “Meet the tradition” is the most awaited festival in the summer offering 2 great evening concerts, parades , disco evening for participants, Miss Festival, degustation of typical italian products , tours in one of the most beautiful regions of Italy – Tuscany as well as unforgettable emotions for our groups!

Conditions of the festival:
 The summer festival is a non - competitive festival.
 In the festival can take part folklore dance and song groups, vocal groups, instrumental groups, as well as groups from other art styles - majorettes, jazz, hip hop, classic ballet ect...
 There is no age limit.
 Number of participating groups is limited.
 Organizers provide invitation letters for sponsor or for obtaining VISA for Italy.
 The Festival will be organized in the main square of Montecatini
 The ensembles can use live music or music on CD. Each ensemble must present a program not longer than 10 minutes.
 All groups are invited to send their music at least 2 weeks before festival!
Each participating group will receive a Honorary Diploma of Festival Participant, valuable souvenir and a plaque and will be invited to participate in:
• Opening parade in the streets of the city.
• Concerts
• Meeting with the Mayor of Montecatini (for art directors and group's officials).

Program of the festival:

16.07.2020: Arrival at the hotel, room accommodation and technical conference with the directors of the
groups. Dinner.

17.07.2020: Breakfast. Free time. Dinner. Parade of all participating groups. 21.00 Concert

18.07.2020: Breakfast. Possibility for excursions. Free day. Dinner. Disco evening

19.07.2020: Breakfast. Possibility for excursions. Dinner . 21.00 Gala Concert and awards of the participating groups

20.07.2020: Breakfast. Departure.

The organizer reserves the right for any changes in the program, and the participants will be informed on time.

 

Accommodation

Participation fee:

150 euro per person in hotel*** basic Hotel Universo , Hotel Alba or similar

165 Euro per person in hotel*** comfort www.hotelgiglio.info , www.hotelmassimodazeglio.it ,
https://www.hotelnuovosavi.com/

190 Euro per person in hotel**** http://www.hotelminervapalace.it , http://www.grandhotelnizza.it/

Participation fee includes:
• 4 days accommodation in 3 or 4-bed comfort rooms, TV, wi-fi, private bathroom with a shower and hot water
• 4 days half board / breakfast and dinner/
• Support our staff during the festival
• Invitation letter
• Festival participation fee
*Supplement for double room – 5 euro per day per person.
*Supplement for single room – 15 euro per day per person.
For groups of 25 participants, 26th is serviced free of charge, for the groups with over 40 participants, 41st, 42nd and 43rd are serviced free of charge.

The participation fee does not include:

 Additional day in some of the hotels: 35 euro per person in hotel***, 40 euro per person in hotel****
 Bus Parking and ZTL: 27 euro per day
 Tourist tax for stay in hotel: 1 euro per day per person in hotel***, 1.40 euro per day per person in hotel****
 Optional tours
 Transport, insurance...

Dates

  • 16/07/2020 - 20/07/2020

Pricing

16/07 - 20/07
  • 5 days (4 nights) = 150 € per person

Location

How to get there

Upon request organizers can arrange bus transfers from airports to the hotel for additional fee.

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