20th August – 27th August 2020


20th August – 27th August 2020


Calella – The Best Beach on Costa Brava And Only 40km from Barcelona

Calella is a seaside town on the Costa del Maresme, 58 km northeast of Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. It is located on the coast between Sant Pol de Mar and Pineda de Mar. Calella is a town with more than 650 years of history, and about three kilometers of beaches with clean sand and intense blue waters. Calella with its location makes it a first-class coastal destination awarded with the European quality Blue Flag – Calella beach.

Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, is known for its art and architecture. Barcelona is one of the world’s leading tourist, economic, trade fair and cultural centers, and its influence in commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world’s major global cities.

During the free time, On Groups request, the Festival Team can organize several excursions:

– Sightseeing Barcelona (Sagrada familia, Park Guell, Aquarium)

– Dali Museum

– Spain village

– Camp Nou

– Flamenco night

– Montserat

“Detailed Excursions list will be given to you 1 month before the festival”

The International Folk Festival “Grand Alegria” is a non-competitive sample of traditional dances performed by folklore groups. On the festival may participate children and youth folklore dance groups, modern dance groups, choirs, as well as groups and performers from other art styles. The age of participants is not limited.

During the festival each group will have 2-3 performances in Calella in the evening hours. Depending of the number of the groups we will let you know about the minutes of your performance. During the day groups are free to visit Barcelona for sightseeing the city attractions or for shopping, or simply enjoy the free time on the beach. Every Group will be rewarded with a Certificate for taking part on the Festival.

NOTE: Each group must send us the music for the performances by email, 10 days before the festival starts.


The accommodation of the groups will be in 3*** Hotels only 50-100 meters from the beach and 200 meters to center of Calella. The Groups will be accommodated in rooms with 3 and 4 beds with their own bathroom. Each Group can have 2 double rooms, guaranteed by Festival which can be used for the Leaders and Drivers. If the group want any additional double rooms the group should pay additional 5 euro/person/day and for a single room additional 22 euro per day.

NOTE: Please send us the rooming list by 5th May so we can arrange rooming like you wish. Groups that do not send, the rooming list will be made by festival and can’t be any changes upon arrival.

The Festival fee is:

for the period 20/08 – 27/08

5 night = 189 euro per person 20-25/08/2020

6 nights = 223 euro per person 20-26/08/2020

7 nights = 247 euro per person 03-27/08/2020

If the group shows interest in extending the stay the organizers should be informed during the application process and the price for extra night is 34 euro per person per day.

If the group want to be accommodate in Advance Hotel Category, that will cost additional 5 euro/per day/per person on the already chosen festival fee.

The festival fee covers accommodation in 3*** hotels for 5, 6, and/or 7 nights with three meals per day (buffet basis), and organization expanses. On every 25 participant, 26th is free of charge.

Attention: Under the law of Catalonia (1.11.2012) for the first 7 days of staying in Hotel additional payment for touristic tax is directly paid to Hotel:Hotels 1*/2**/3*** → 0.5 Euro per person/per day (only for guests older then 16 years old).

Participation fee can be paid via bank transfer or in cash on the day of arrival. Each participant group should pay 30% in advance after receiving the official invitation. After this date (05.08.2020.) advance payment are NOT refunded.

Transport and Travel Conditions

The groups should pay the travel expenses by themselves to Calella and back. The festival will organize the transport for the groups coming by plane by picking them up from Barcelona or Girona airports, and back to the same airport. The cost of the bus transportation will be paid by the groups and will cost 700 Euro (less than 25 people) and 750 Euro (more than 25 people) for both directions.

Parking for buses (during your stay) is paid by the group at the rate set on the parking place (approximately 20 euro per day).

The groups coming by bus can use their own transport all the time during the festival and the small journeys around the city. Any expense caused by the usage of the bus (accident, robbing, breakdown, etc…) should be covered by the vehicle’s insurance. Each member must have travel insurance policy.

We will appreciate if you can send us the application form by 05th August 2020. After acceptance of your application form, an official invitation will be issued by the Municipality. We can assist you in obtaining visa for Spain if necessary.

The organizer reserves the right to any changes in the program, and the participants will be informed on time. By applying you confirm that you accept all festival conditions!

OPTIONAL: on the way to Callela or on the way back home we can organize one night stay in Paris, Lido di Jesolo, Verona, Pargue, Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade and/or Ljubljana so you can visit the city attractions.The number of participants is limited. After receiving your application form, we will send you the official invitation for participating in the Festival. We will start with visa procedure and will assist you in obtaining visa for Spain. (Have in mind that Spain visa takes time to be done.)

The organizer reserves the right to any changes in the program, and the participants will be informed on time. By applying you confirm that you accept all festival conditions!

*This summer the whole family will have a unique opportunity to travel in Spain during the most beautiful part of the year for unbelievable good price! Support your children in chasing their dreams, by joining us. Each parent will get 10 euro discount on the regular festival fee.


Contact Details


MIOFF – Multicultural Organization Of Folklore Festivals


Petar Pop Arsov 18
6000 Ohrid
North Macedonia


Monday – Friday
09.00 – 17.00 hours / UTS: – 2:00


Tel.: +389 (78) 70 06 19
Tel.: +389 (71) 30 44 84 

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