With pleasure we INVITE you (Folk Groups, Choral Groups And Orchestras Majorette Teams), (Children, Youth And Adults Groups) to participate in International Festival Days In Paralia
Paralia (Greek: Παραλία) is a tourist seaside village and a former municipality in the eastern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Katerini, of which it is a municipal unit. The seat of the municipality was in Kallithea. The 2011 census reported a population of 1,124 for the village of Paralia, and 6,803 for the municipal unit. The community of Paralia covers an area of 1,849 km2. This idyllic, exotic and remote seaside place is the ideal escape for those who like long sandy beaches, relaxation and enjoyment. It is a destination designed to offer everything you need for the perfect vacation. In the evenings you can walk the streets of Paralia and enjoy the light of many shops, inviting you to forget about your worries and cares and to enjoy the colors and the glitter of all of the nice things that you can buy.
Purpose of the festival:
The organizer of the festival is International Folklore Festivals Ohrid Macedonia (IFFOM). The main purpose of this festival is to bring different cultures closer through songs, dances, music and interesting national costumes. The main idea of the organizers is to bring to the festival different choirs, folklore and modern dance groups, majorette teams and brass bands and orchestras from different countries and different parts of the world and to give them the exclusive opportunity to display their creativity on the stage.
The participants will have the opportunity to meet new people, establish new friendships and learn about different cultures and traditions.
The idea of the festival is to develop communication and dialogue between diverse cultures, by nurturing tradition, as well as modern dance and music styles.
If there are 24 paying participants in a group, the 25th will be free of charge.
Supplement for double room is 5 euros per day per person.
Supplement for accommodation in a single room is + 50% of the price to be paid for the single person accommodated in such room.
Participation fee includes:
Participation fee does not include:
Checking in the hotel, free time for individual activities
Dinner in the hotel,
Boat excursion in the blue waters of Thermaikos Gulf
Ensembles parade -Official opening of the festival
Beach time or visiting Thessalonica or Katerini (optional)
Preparing activities for the festival
Second festival evening
Beach time or Visiting Meteori (very famous historical place in Greece)
Checking out of the hotels
*The organizer reserves the right of changes in the festival program.
Conditions of the festival:
Obligations of the participants:
Personal responsibility and health insurance are within the other obligations of the groups. First Aid and Medical Hospital will be available, medical services must be covered by the group.
Any group willing to participate must submit an Application form.
Approved groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.
International Folklore Festivals Ohrid Macedonia is formed on September 02, 2005 by enthusiasts and lovers of Macedonian creation with the purpose of constant nursing and enriching of the Macedonian traditional authentic customs, and national songs from the Republic of Macedonia, as well as from the National minorities that live in the country.
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Mon – Sat 8.00 – 18.00 Sunday CLOSED