INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE AND SONGS "GRAND ALEGRIA" , CALELLA - SPAIN

20th June – 02nd July 2022


INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE AND SONGS “GRAND ALEGRIA” , CALELLA – SPAIN


20th June – 02nd July 2022


APPLICATION FORM


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. It is a town with
more than 650 years of history, and about three kilometers of beaches with clean sand and
intense blue waters. With its location makes it a first-class coastal destination awarded with the
European quality Blue Flag – Calella beach.

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 with minimum 10 persons on the stage. The age of participants is not limited.

During the festival each group will have at least 3 performances in Calella. Groups should bring flag and a sign with the name of the group for the Defile. All program activities and performances will be held at evening hours so every day is free for participants to use the sandy beach or visit some of the tourist attractions.


Guidelines for participants


The accommodation of the participants will be organized 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 only 2 double rooms which can be used for the Leaders and Drivers.

Accommodation: 3* Hotels – HB Basis

Advance Hotel Category – additional 5 euro/per day/per person
on the already chosen festival fee

Price:

1st shift 20 – 25.06.2022
6 days (5 nights) – 189 euro per person
7 days (6 nights) – 223 euro per person
8 days (7 nights) – 247 euro per person
2nd shift 25.06 – 02.07.2022
6 days (5 nights) – 189 euro per person
7 days (6 nights) – 223 euro per person
8 days (7 nights) – 247 euro per person
*groups who want to extend their stay in the first shift are
obligated to check out of the hotel on 25th June 2022

Extra charge: Double room: 5 euro per person / per day
Single room: 20 euro per person / per day
Extra night: 37 euro/person in apartments and 41 euro/person in
hotels

Free Members: Every 25 pax 1 pax free
City Tax: 0.5 euro per person/ per day – over 16 years

NOTE: The Groups must send the rooming list by 13.06.2022 Groups that do not send, the rooming list
will be made by festival and can’t be any changes upon arrival.
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 (13.05.2022) advance payment are not refunded.


Travel Conditions


The participant group has to arrive in Calella on June 25th (starting with lunch) and leave July
2nd after having breakfast and leave the rooms till 10:00h. The groups should pay the travel
expenses by themselves to Calella and back. The dates or arrival and departure of the group
for the 2nd shift is according to the group’s decision of how many nights they will attend the
festival.

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 a travel insurance policy.
The Parking for the buses is paid by the group at the rate set on the parking place.
(approximately 20 euro per day).
The festival organizers 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.


Festival Program
Detailed Festival Program will be given to you 1 month before the start of the festival.
1st day
15:00 Arrival and Check-in in Hotel
2nd day
10:00 FFA Zumba on the beach
10:30 FFA Meeting and short description of the festival program
19:00 Parade
19:30 Concert (Depending on the number of the groups we will let you know

about the minutes of your performance.)

3rd day
10:30 FFA Zumba on the beach
11:15 Beach Volleyball Tournament
13:00 Free Time – Excursion Day – Opportunity to visit Barcelona
4th day
10:30 FFA Zumba on the beach
11:15 Beach Volleyball Tournament
18:00 Concert & Diploma Rewarding
5th day
20:30 Flamenco Master Class (learn to dance Flamenco with professional

* Each group must send us their dancing music by email, 10 days before the festival starts.
* The Organizer reserves the right to change the program, and the participants will be informed on time.
* The copy right of all video materials and pictures are ownership of the Organization of the Festival.


APPLICATION FORM


Contact Details

 

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