The International Folk – Dance Festival “Spring Tale – Prague” will be held for the 10th time in Prague, Czech Republic during the period from 30th of March till 02nd of April 2020.
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The International Folk Dance Festival “Spring Tale” is a non-competitive festival of traditional and modern dances. On the festival may participate children and youth folklore dance groups, modern dance groups, instrumental groups, choirs, as well as groups and performers from other art styles with minimum of 10 persons on the stage. The age of participants is not limited.
During the Festival each group will have 1 performance which will be organized in closed Concert Hall and on open stage where groups can perform either with live music or USB. According to the number of participants, the minutes of the performance will be defined. The performances will be in the evening hours so you can plan the day ahead and use it for visiting the city attractions or shopping. Every Group will be rewarded with a Certificate for taking part on the Festival.
During the free time, on group request the Festival Team can organize several excursions:
– Boat cruise along river Vltava
– Sightseeing tour of Prague
“Detailed Excursions list will be given to you 1 month before the festival”
The accommodation of the participants will be organized in 3*** Hotel on a HB basis. 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. For any extra double room the group should pay extra 7 euro/person/day and for a single room additional 22 euro per day.
NOTE: The Groups must send the rooming list by end of February. 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 99 euro per person. It covers organizational expenses, accommodation in 3*** Hotel for 3 nights with 2 meals per day. On every 25 participants, one member is free of charge.
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 29 euro per person per day.
Participation fee can be paid via bank transfer or in cash on the day of arrival. Advance payment of 30 euro per person should be made after receiving the official invitation.
The groups should pay the travel expenses by themselves to Prague and back. The groups coming by bus should use their own transport all the time during the festival.
Parking for buses (during your stay) is paid by the group at the rate set on the parking place.
The Organizers can organize the transport for the groups coming by plane by picking them up from airport, during the festival days and back to the same airport. The cost of the transportation will be covered by the group and will be additionally agreed according to their number.
The participant group should arrive in Prague on 30th of March 2020 and leave on 02nd of April 2020 after having breakfast and leave the rooms till 10:00.
By participating on this festival you can use the opportunity to connect one or two more festivals organized by Folklore Festival Association and get special discount:
1. BUDAPEST (25.03.-28.03.) – VIENNA (28.03. – 30.03.) – PRAGUE (30.03. – 02.04.) = 243 EUR per person Connect 3 festivals and 3 concerts in 8 days: 3 nights in Prague on HB basis + 2 nights in Vienna on BB basis + 3 nights in Budapest on HB basis.
2. VIENNA (28.03. – 30.03.) – PRAGUE (30.03. – 02.04.) = 159 EUR Play 2 concerts in 2 different cities during 5 days: 2 nights in Vienna on BB + 3 nights in Prague on HB basis.
3. BUDAPEST (25.03. – 28.03.) – VIENNA (28.03. – 30.03.) = 169 EUR
The number of participants is limited. Therefore, we will appreciate if you can send us your application by 31 January 2020. After receiving your application we will send you the official invitation for participating on the Festival. We will also assist you in obtaining visa if necessary. Each member must have travel insurance policy.
The organizer reserves the right to any changes in the program, and the participants will be informed on time. The copyright of all video materials and pictures are ownership of the Organization of the Festival. By applying you confirm that you accept all festival conditions!