October 16, 2015 by tommy
Phil’s getting the usual round of emails from European Folk Festival organisers keen to have sword dancing on their programmes.
Please peruse the following and get in touch if you’d like to journey abroad and show off your deft sword handling and nifty footwork.
Prague Folklore Days
It is a great pleasure for us to invite you to Prague, capital of Czech Republic, to the 10th International Meeting of Folklore Ensembles “Prague Folklore Days”, the biggest folk dance and music event in Central Europe.
The next festival will be held in the period: July 28 – July 31, 2016. The event is organised and realised by the agency Millennium and taking place under the auspices of the Prague City.
The festival is open for amateur folklore ensembles of all types (singing groups, dancing groups with live or recorded music, wind brass bands) as well as for marching groups /majorettes, historic soldiers, marching bands, flag wavers, carnival groups etc./ without age with min. 14 members
On the occasion of the festival the folklore groups will have the following program :
- 2 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
- river boat cruise or a performance of a black light theatre – on demand
You will have a unique opportunity to present the folklore and traditions of your region, national group 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.
In the 2015 edition of our festival participated almost 70 ensembles from 18 countries of 3 continents.
The accredited organiser of the festival is:
Agency Millennium , Zahradnickova 20c, 150 00 Praha 5
Telephone: 00420 602686820, 607552731
which is also responsible for arranging 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.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information and application form.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to Prague in July 2016! The deadline for applications is April 15, 2016.
Spain / Prague / Croatia / Spain
Maldiviaggi tour operator invites you to visit web site : www.festivalinternazionale.com
You can read information regarding events 2016
Participants : FOLK GROUPS , CHORAL GROUPS, MUSIC BANDS, MAJORETTES, ORCHESTRAS
June 11 – 25 : Calella in Spain
August 24-29 : Prague
September 3-10 : Crikvenica in Croatia
24 September – 1 October : Pineda de Mar in Spain
If You need more information, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
09711746308 – 09711746309