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14th International Meeting of Folklore Ensembles “Prague Folklore Days”
July 18 – July 21, 2019

FolkWay - International Folklore Festival - Prague - Czech Republic - 2016

It is a great pleasure for us to invite you to Prague, capital of Czech Republic, to the 14h International Meeting of Folklore Ensembles “Prague Folklore Days”, the biggest folk dance event in central Europe.

The event is taking place under the auspices the President of Czech Republic and the Capital City of Prague . In the previous edition participated over 65 groups from 21 different countries.

PARTICIPANTS: The festival is open for amateur folklore ensembles of all types (singing groups, dancing groups with live or recorded music) as well as for marching groups (such as majorettes, historic soldiers, marching bands, flag wavers, carnival groups,  historic groups, piper groups, historic costume groups, wind and brass orchestras etc.) –  without age limit  but with at least active 14 members

All participating groups will have the following programme:

  • 2 – 3 open air performances in the city centre of Prague
  • official meeting of groups´leaders with the representatives of the City of Prague
  • parade of all ensembles through the city centre of Prague
  • sightseeing tour of the city
  • dinner with other participating groups (in packages 2,3,4)
  • river boat cruise with other participating groups, marionette opera or a performance of a black light theatre, etc. – all on request

 

You will have a unique opportunity to present the folklore and traditions of your region and country to thousands of viewers from all over the world, make new friends and last, but not least – visit Prague, the Golden City in the heart of Europe with all its sights and magic.

The festival agency is also in charge of accommodation for the groups – all costs in connection with the participation are to be carried by the participants, the organizers are not able to provide accommodation free of charge nor can they pay the travel costs of the groups. We are sending you also the festival packages covering the participation.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information and application form.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Prague in July 2019! The deadline for applications is  May 01, 2019.

Best regards,

Festival President

P.S. Please note that this festival is organized by a local agency and it is the only festival operating under auspices of the City of Prague and with all valid licences of Czech authorities.

Package 1

Accommodation in a simple hotel – triple, four-bedded or multiple rooms

EUR 119,- per 1 person (3 nights: July 18 – July 21,  2019) – extra nights prices on request

Single room supplement : 16,00 Eur per person per 1 night

Double room supplement : 12,00 Eur per person per 1 night

  • festival inscription and organisation fees
  • 3x accommodation with breakfast
  • festival guide accompanying the group during the festival /possibly in your language/
  • Prague sightseeing tour (on foot or by own bus – without entrance fees )
  • 2 public open-air performances
  • festive parade of all groups through the city centre of Prague
  • information material, incl. participation certificate

Package 2

Accommodation in a simple hotel – triple and four-bedded rooms

EUR 165,- per 1 person  (3 nights: July 18 – July 21,  2019) – extra nights prices on request

Single room supplement : 16,00 Eur per person per 1 night

Double room supplement : 12,00 Eur per person per 1 night

  • festival inscription and organisation fees
  • 3x accommodation with halfboard (3-coursed menu without drinks) – one meal together with other groups in a typical restaurant
  • festival guide accompanying the group during the festival /possibly in your language/
  • Prague sightseeing tour (on foot or by own bus – without entrance fees )
  • 2 public open-air performances
  • festive parade of all groups through city centre of Prague
  • information material, incl. participation certificate

Package 3

Accommodation in a 3***  hotel – double or triple rooms

EUR 239,- per 1 person (3 nights: July 18 – July 21,  2019) – extra nights prices on request

Single room supplement : 29,00 Eur per person per 1 night

  • festival inscription and organisation fees
  • 3x accommodation with halfboard (3-coursed menu without drinks) – one meal together with other groups in a typical restaurant
  • festival guide accompanying the group during the festival /possibly in your language/
  • Prague sightseeing tour (on foot or by own bus –  without entrance fees )
  • 2 public open-air performances
  • festive parade of all groups through city centre of Prague
  • information material , incl. participation certificate

Package 4

Accommodation in a *** centrally located  hotel – double or triple rooms

EUR 269,- per 1 person (3 nights: July 18 – July 21,  2019) – extra nights prices on request

Single room supplement : 44,00 Eur per person per 1 night

  • festival inscription and organisation fees
  • 3x accommodation with halfboard (3-coursed menu without drinks) – one meal together with other groups in a typical restaurant
  • festival guide accompanying the group during the festival /possibly in your language/
  • Prague sightseeing tour (on foot or by own bus – without entrance fees )
  • 2 public open-air performances
  • festive parade of all groups through city centre of Prague
  • information material, incl. participation certificate

Additional services:

1) Black Light Theatre “Image”, price: 22 Euro per person, 6 or 8 o´clock p.m

2) marionette opera, price: 23 Euro per person, 5 or 8 o´clock p.m.,

3) river boat cruise:       

a) 2-hour-long cruise with buffet dinner (without drinks), price 25 Euro per person

b) 1-hour-long cruise without meal, price 13 Euro per person

4) dinner with other groups on Saturday (if not part of package):  18,00 Euro

  

APPLICATION UNTILL 30TH FEBRUARY 2019

 

PRELIMINARY TIME SCHEDULE

 

Thursday,  July 18, 2019

arrival of the participants

14.00 – 21.30                          open air performances of the ensembles on a centrally located stage

lunch or dinner in the hotel or a restaurant downtown

 

Friday, July  19,  2019

breakfast

10.00 – 19.30                         open air performances of the ensembles on 2  centrally located stages

15.00 – 17.00                          meeting  of group representatives at Prague City Hall with reprentative of Prague Mayor, diploma awarding and gift exchange

evening free time – or dinner cruise on the Vltava River with other ensembles

 

Saturday, July 20.  2019

breakfast

10.00 – 11.30                          festive parade of the ensembles through the Old Town  of Prague

11.30 – 21.00                          2  or 3 stages  – open air performances of the ensembles

20:00                                      common dinner of  all groups in 2 or 3  big folklore  restaurants

 

sightseeing walks/by own bus  (4 hours without admission fees) will be planned in accordance with time possibilities of each ensemble.

 

Sunday, July 21, 2019

breakfast

departure

 

 

The time schedule is subject to changes – this is just to give you a rough idea of the festival program.

July 18 2019

Details

Start: 18 July, 2019
End: 21 July, 2019
Cost: 119€
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Venue

Prague, Czech Republic

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Schedule

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019 - arrival of the participants
  • 14.00 – 21.30 open air performances of the ensembles on a centrally located stage
  • lunch or dinner in the hotel or a restaurant downtown
  • Friday, July 19, 2019 - breakfast
  • 10.00 – 19.30 open air performances of the ensembles on 2 centrally located stages
  • 15.00 – 17.00 meeting of group representatives at Prague City Hall with reprentative of Prague Mayor, diploma awarding and gift exchange evening free time – or dinner cruise on the Vltava River with other ensembles
  • Saturday, July 20. 2019 - breakfast
  • 10.00 – 11.30 festive parade of the ensembles through the Old Town of Prague
  • 11.30 – 21.00 2 or 3 stages – open air performances of the ensembles
  • 20:00 common dinner of all groups in 2 or 3 big folklore restaurants sightseeing walks/by own bus (4 hours without admission fees) will be planned in accordance with time possibilities of each ensemble.
  • Sunday, July 21, 2019 -breakfast departure
  • The time schedule is subject to changes – this is just to give you a rough idea of the festival program.
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Additional services:
1) Black Light Theatre “Image”, price: 22 Euro per person, 6 or 8 o´clock p.m
2) marionette opera, price: 23 Euro per person, 5 or 8 o´clock p.m.,
3) river boat cruise:
a) 2-hour-long cruise with buffet dinner (without drinks), price 25 Euro per person
b) 1-hour-long cruise without meal, price 13 Euro per person
4) dinner with other groups on Saturday (if not part of package): 18,00 Euro

APPLICATION UNTILL 30TH FEBRUARY 2019

Organizer

FolkWay – Propantos
Phone: +306973854977
Email:
Website: Visit Organizer Website