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VI International Folklore Festival: Vienna, Austria (February 2017)

International Folk Festival - Vienna, Austria, 2016

Festival Overview

Already participating: the troops from Austria, Romania, Germany, Italy, Poland, Mexico, France, Ukraine, Greece, Turkey, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Russia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Montenegro, Slovenia.

Festival Schedule

24.02.17 – Day 1:

  • Coming to hotel, the accommodation, optional leave for Vienna sightseeing, accompanied by the local experienced guides. Sightseeing of the former Habsburg capital, now one of the leading cities of European culture: Belvedere, Karlskirche (Charles’ Church), Karlsplatz (Charles’ Square), Musikverein (Music Society, the host of the famous Vienna New Year’s Concert), Sezession (Secession), Naturhistorisches Museum (Museum of Nature History), Kunsthistoriches Museum (The Art History Museum), the big circular boulevard Ringstrasse with the Parliamentom, Burgtheater, The City Hall (Rathaus), Votivkirche Church etc. the walk through Hofburg and the city centre Stephansplatz (St. Stephen’s Square) and Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Church). After the sightseeing, the free time. Accommodation to the hotel. Overnight stay.

25.02.17 – Day 2:

  • Breakfast. After the breakfast the folklore troops will be preparing for the show. The sound rehearsal. The festival opening. Optional: Common friendly party of the participants from all troops! Overnight stay.

26.02.17 – Day 3:

  • Breakfast. After the breakfast the optional sightseeing of the unique summer palace of the Habsburg dynasty Schönbrunn. While walking through the lavish rooms of the edifice, you will feel the power and the wealth of the ruling dynasty. After the sightseeing of the inner palace, walk through the imposing gardens and the creations of the Schönbrunn gardeners. Make the most beautiful photos the Gloriette viewpoint.

Festival Useful Information

The time for the free activities in the city centre. In the afternoon there is a possibility of optional sightseeing of the highest building in Austria, the famous Danube Tower, where you can have the wonderful view to the city and its surroundings. All participants have to go (regretfully) to their own point of return with the hope to see each other next year!

The participation fee price INCLUDES:

The participation fee DOES not include:

  • Extra dinner in the hotel or extra dinner in the restaurant. (8-12 EUR/per person)
  • There is a possibility for extra BB day in Hotel Pyramida (4*) 28 EUR/per person per day.
  • Optional sightseeing (Vienna, Schönbrunn Castle, Danube Tower, Discotheques).
  • Travel Insurance.
February 24 2017


Start: 24 February, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End: 26 February, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Cost: €75
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Wien, Austria

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Important Remarks:

  • The obligation of all the toops is to ensure the music, the leading orchestra or a CD with music.
  • Every troop is obliged to perform 10 minutes.
  • The number of Festival seats are limited!
  • Any group willing to participate must submit the application - participation contact form.
  • Approved groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.
  • Participation Fee:

  • Total Participation Fee: 75 EUR / per person.
  • The participation fee payment can be done in several consecutive monthly partial payments until the departure of the folklore groups.