Overview

Cannes, a resort town on the French Riviera, is famed for its international film festival. Its Boulevard de la Croisette, curving along the coast, is lined with sandy beaches, upmarket boutiques and palatial hotels. It’s also home to the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, a modern building complete with red carpet and Allée des Étoiles – Cannes’ walk of fame.

Accommodation

The festival fee for 5 days / 4 nights – the half board is 165 € per participant.

Package includes:
- Lodgings in Diano Marina and San Bartolomeo al Mare (beautiful connected small towns) in 3* hotels in two-bed, three-bed and four-bed rooms with breakfast
(Swedish table - smorgasbord buffet) and dinner
- Services of the permanent group guide
- Festival participation
- Organizer services

Package DOES NOT include:
- Transport of the groups
- Parking for the buses (if and where it is needed).
- Check point for entry into Monacco and Monte Carlo
- Expenses of the international travel health
insurance
- Individual passenger's expenses
- Extra payment for a one-bed room
- Expenses linked to the use of local buses for participants of the festival which will arrive by plan

Dates

  • 22/09/2022 - 26/09/2022
  • 27/09/2022 - 01/10/2022
  • 02/10/2022 - 06/10/2022

Pricing

22/09 - 26/09
  • 5 days (4 nights) = 165 € per person
27/09 - 01/10
  • 5 days (4 nights) = 165 € per person
02/10 - 06/10
  • 5 days (4 nights) = 165 € per person

Itinerary

This festival is one of the best and the most numerous festivals held in Europe and the world. It is the best because of the selected top ensembles from the participant countries.
Due to the extremely high interest in the folklore ensembles from all over the world, we are forced to organize the festival in both the spring and the autumn.

The program applies to both periods.

All ensembles have four performances, defile in center of Diano Marina, performance on stage, performance in the center of Sanremo and performance on the world-renowned Promenade de la Croisette in Cannes.
Because of the great interest for participation on this prestigious festival, the organizer is forced to organize the festival in three terms – in total 120 ensembles in the spring; also 60 ensembles will be present on the festival in the autumn program of the festival.

All folklore ensembles from all countries of Europe and the world can apply for participation in this world festival without limit on age or number of the participants.

Festival propositions:
- All ensembles have to prepare three different programs in the maximum duration of 12 minutes per program
- It is necessary to bring a flag from the country you came from and to display it during the performance on the visible spot designated by the organizers
- It is also necessary to bring a board with the name of the group and country from where the group comes from
- Ensembles which don't have live music are required to bring for the performances in Sanremo, Cannes and the defile in Diano Marina loudspeaker player on batteries, so they can perform their choreographies on open air space
- Organizer holds the right to change some of the Festival General Conditions of which the participants will be informed in a period of 24h.
- If you decide to participate in the festival, the organizer will send an official invitation letter

Festival Program:

This program applies both for the spring and the autumn festival.

1 st day

The arrival of groups to Diano Marina and San Bartolomeo al Mare between 12 and 14h, trip to the hotel, trip to the stage where the festival will be held, rehearsal which is not mandatory, free time for sightseeing, dinner and trip back to the hotel for the
night.
An Organization board meeting will be held with the representatives from all the ensembles at 21h, with press conference, numerous journalists and TV Rai Uno report.

2 nd day

After breakfast at 9 o'clock, facultative trip and sightseeing of the enchanting French cities of Nice, Èze, Monaco and Monte Carlo.
In the afternoon hours there is a tour of a small, medieval town of Èze and tour of perfume factory Fragonard. After the tour we continue on the road to Nice, the greatest city and the pearl of Azure shore. After panoramic view of the city, trip through the Mason Square, we are going for a visit to the Palace of Justice and flower market.
After that, there is a trip to Monaco and Monte Carlo. The principality of Monaco and Monte Carlo is located between the Alps and the Mediterranean. These are mythical places that offer both dreams and reality.
In the evening hours return to the hotel.

3rd day

Breakfast from 7:30 to 9h, after which participants change into costumes. At 10:30 is the departure for Sanremo and from 11:30 to 13h performance will be held with all the ensembles in the centre of pedestrian
zone of Sanremo between famous Ariston and Casino-Sanremo. At 13:30 we depart for Cannes. From 14:30 to 16:30 there a performance will be held with all of the
ensembles on the world-renowned Croisette in front of a large audience. After that return to the hotel, dinner and night.

4th day

After breakfast there will be time for preparation of all the ensembles for defile and main performance on stage in Diano Marina. Defile starts at 15h in the center of Diano Marina, after which, at 16h, a performance will be held on beautiful stage which is right next to the sea. After the performances of all the ensembles there will be an award ceremony and party for all the participants of the festival.

5th day

Breakfast. Hotel departure. Individual departures of the groups.

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