Festival Pefkohori 2018

Festival Pefkohori 2018


When?

Start time: Tuesday 12:00 (15 May)
End time: Friday 09:00 (25 May)
Festival

About

SUBJECT: XXX FOLK DANCE FESTIVAL IN PEFKOHORI (Greece) 2018.

The city of Pefkohori is at the seaside, located on the "first finger" of Chalkidiki peninsula, which is called Kassandra. It is about 110 km far from Thessaloniki (Thessaloniki, Kallithea, Polichrono, Hanioti, and then Pefkohori). The old name of the city was Kapsochora, but it is called Pefkohori now.

Members of the Organization Committee of the festival in Pefkohori are:
MAYOR OF CASSANDRA, Mr. Karamanlis Dimitrios,
TURIST TRADE company, director Mrs. Aleksandra Knezevic,
APOSTOLIS THANASAKAKIS, Art Director,
BRANKO MASTILOVIĆ, Chairman of the Organization Committee.

PERIODS:
1) From 15.05. to 20.05.2018.
2) From 20.05. to 25.05.2018.
Usually, there are 3-4 folk ensembles in each period.

PERFORMANCE:
Max. number of participants per group is 70.
Each folk dance group has to bring a sign with its own name (logo), and a flag if possible.
Just one performance will be done at open air old square in the center of Pefkohori. Therefore, during performance it is not possible to change costumes.
Each folk group should dance 20 minutes max.
All other days in Pefkohori will be free (your group may go for a swimming).

FOOD & LODGING:
Each group will stay 6 days / 5 nights in 3-5 beds apartments, with small kitchen, and bathroom. There is only ONE 2 beds apartment for the leader of the group.
THERE ARE NO TOWELS IN THE ROOMS, so you should bring your own.
The first day, after arriving, you will have a lunch.
THE LAST DAY YOU SHOULD LEAVE YOUR ROOMS TILL 09.00 AM, before having breakfast. You should organize your departure after the breakfast.
All other days two meals are provided - breakfast and lunch.

PAYMENT:
95 Euro per person (including drivers, sponsors etc), for the first period.
100 Euro per person (including drivers, sponsors etc), for the second period.

20 Euro per person should be paid in advance, and balance of total sum immediately after arriving in Pefkohori.
For 25 members you will get 1 gratis (24 + 1), for 50 members 2 gratis participation (48 + 2), and for 70 members 3 gratis participation (67 + 3).

As you can see, it is a small, touristic, self-financing festival (it is NOT CIOFF festival). There were 308 folk groups participating so far.

APPLICATIONS: till the end of 2017.



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