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Prague Folklore Days 2015 – sword dance teams wanted. Find out more here.

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September 15, 2014 by tommy

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Friends of Folk Dance and Folk Music,

It is a great pleasure for us to invite you to Prague, capital of Czech Republic, to the 9th International Meeting of Folklore Ensembles “Prague Folklore Days”, the biggest folk dance event in central Europe.

In 2015 our festival will be held in the period: July 23 – July 26, 2015. The event is organised and realised by the agency Millennium and is 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, historic groups) 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 get through the following programme points:
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
Half-day sightseeing tour of the city
Dinner with other participating groups
river boat cruise with other participating groups, marionette opera or a performance of a black light theatre – Friday, July 24, 2015- 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.

In the 2014 edition of our festival participated almost 50 ensembles from 16 countries of 3 continents.

The accredited organiser of the festival is:

Agency Millennium , Zahradnickova 20c, 150 00 Praha 5
Telephone: 00420 602686820, 607552731
Email: folklore@praguefestival.cz
http://www.praguefestival.cz/folklore
http://www.facebook.com/praguefolklore

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. 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 2015! The deadline for applications is April 15, 2015.

Best regards,

Stanislav Terlica
Festival Office

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