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IX International Folklore & Cultural Festival: Italy, Rimini (May 2017)

FolkWay - VIII International Folklore Festival, Italy, Rimini, 2016

Festival Overview

Participants are folklore ensembles from: Italy, Slovenia, Poland, Ukraine, Greece, Turkey, Serbia, Indonesia, India, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Russia, Armenia, Lithuania, Latvia, Bulgaria, Hungary.

Festival Schedule

18.05.17 – Day 1:

  • Arrival of ensemble at hotel, accommodation – Info-Appointment – Tour & Introduction to the most popular summer resort in Italy, walking, swimming, sightseeing tour of Rimini, his beautiful sun beaches and the monuments of the city – Return to hotel – Dinner – Overnight Stay – Optional: Possible night out to some of discotheques & bars in Rimini.

19.05.17 – Day 2:

  • Breakfast – Festival Day – IX International Folklore Festival, Rimini 2017 – Defile Preparations – Defile & festival parade through the city of Rimini.
  • Perform of cultural-art societies – Receiving of certificates – Dinner – Optional: Disco Night – Overnight stay at hotel.

20.05.17 – Day 3:

  • Breakfast – Facultative half day sightseeing tour to San Marino, on arrival follows a tour of this oldest republic in the world: Monument of Garibaldi, Porta San Francesco, Square of Freedom – Return to Rimini – Dinner – Optional: Mutual – Friendly Night at Disco – Overnight stay at hotel.

21.05.17 – Day 4:

  • Breakfast – After breakfast, departure of festival participants on some Italy based optional tours such as Venice, Verona, Padova or Trieste – Return to the point of Departure.

Festival Accommodation

Below you can find a complete list of the available Rimini based hotels concerning your accommodation during the festival days of IX International Folklore & Culture Festival of Rimini 2017 in Italy. Please, notice the important remarks on the left column of the event in order to inform yourself about the participation fees.

May 18 2017


Start: 18 May, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End: 21 May, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Cost: €79
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Important Remarks:

  • Price of Participation Fee is 79€ per person - (can be paid in several monthly instalments till departure time).
  • The participation fee INCLUDES:

  • Three (3) Nights Accommodations in one of the listed hotels below, all of them are 3-star hotels.
  • All hotels are located in Rimini based on HB service: Breakfast & Dinner in 1/3 and 1/4 rooms .
  • Organization Expenses.
  • Degrees.
  • Program Leading.
  • Professional Assistance.
  • Invitation Letter (if requested).
  • Additional FREE seat on every 25th member for each folklore group.

    The participation fee DOES NOT include:

  • Tourist Tax for Rimini hotels from 1€ - 1.5€ per person for each day - Depends on hotel category.
  • Optional Tours: Tour of San Marino 5€ or 3€ with own bus), Venice 15€ (12€ with own bus ), Trieste, Padova & Palmanova 5€ and 3€ with own bus, Disco Nights 6€ - 8€, Bologna 10€
  • The price of the tours depends exclusively on number of interested to some of the tours.
  • Additional Day cost (Half Board) in Rimini: 20€ per person for each day.
  • Visa & Travel Insurance (for cultural-art societies visas are free with inviting letter which gets every ensemble from Italian cultural-art society which also takes part in this manifestation).

    Useful Information:

  • All folklore groups must provide their own music, leading orchestra or music CDs.
  • Each ensemble is obligated to set performance in duration of 10 – 15 minutes.
  • Numbers of seats is strictly LIMITED.