27 - 30 July 2018
  Thessaloniki - Nea Michaniona      Greece

Adults Childrens's Dances Choirs / Songs Orchestras Pop, Jazz, Modern, Hip-hop Classical or Marching Band and Majorettes

Director:  Panagiotis Pagonidis


A few words about Thermaikos     
Thermaikos, a coastal municipality with its own history, is located in northern Greece, east of Thessaloniki, “walking distance” from "Macedonia" airport, just 15 km away.
The pleasant Mediterranean climate and hospitality of the people is a guarantee for a memorable stay in our municipality. It is an ideal tourist destination, gathers archaeological, cultural and environmental interest and participants have the opportunity to combine their participation in the Festival with the acquaintance of the rich historical monuments of Thessaloniki, a breath away from our area, and holidays.
The idea behind this festival is:
  • The union of all ages under the auspices of creativity, culture and art
  • The opportunity to present their work
  • Noble competition should inspire in the field of culture and art
  • The creation of the "largest group of friends" around the world
  • The acquisition of experiences
  • Building confidence in themselves and their abilities
The aim of the Festival is:
  • The acquaintance between members of different clubs and individual groups
  • The exchange of views, expertise and culture
  • The fun and the acquaintance in a beautiful part of Greece, Thermaikos.
Also during their stay, participants will have time to visit beautiful places, swim in the blue water, enjoy the Greek sun and the Greek hospitality.
Holiday, fun, rest. We are waiting for you!

Participants:

  • In the festival may participate soloists & artistic groups without limitation on the number of participants
  • All ages
  • Every participant (individual or groups) must bring the flag of its country
  • The number of participants in the festival is limited
Music: instrumental - music performance with all instruments (classic, pop, jazz, groups, orchestras, soloists)
Singing: classical, pop, folk, jazz, chorus, music and dance groups (solo, duet, trio)
Dance: folk, classical, jazz, modern, break dance, hip hop, latin, ballroom (solo or groups)

Organizational & Technical Requirements :

SINGING
  1. Participants present 2 songs (total duration 6 minutes).
  2. The duration of each song should not exceed three minutes.
  3. The music must be written to USB or accompanied of their own orchestra.
  4. The song should not be playback. Vocals are permitted, if considered necessary for the best performance of the song and the participant performs the song live.
MUSIC
  1. Participants present 2 instrumental tracks and the duration of each track should not exceed five minutes.

DANCE

  1. Participants present 2 dances (total duration 6 minutes).
  2. The duration of each dance should not exceed 3 minutes.
  3. The music must be written to USB or accompanied of their own orchestra.

FOR EVERYONE

  1. Musical instruments, theatrical sets and anything relating to the presentation and execution of the participations not charged to the organizing committee of the festival, but the participants themselves. They shall inform the organizing committee.
  2. The rehearsals and the presentation of the participations are made under the guidance of the organizing committee. For the order in the presentation rehearsals and the festival the participant will be informed in time.
  3. The organizing committee has the right to distribute festivals promotional material. It also reserves the right for radio or television broadcasting and recording, filming or photographing of the Festival, without any compensation to participants.
  4. For all decisions responsible is the organizing committee.

Participation fee:

  • 175 Euro per person in 3 * - 4 * hotels in or by the seaside of Thermaikos.

Participation fee includes: 

  • accommodation 4 days (3 nights)
  • 2 meals, breakfast and dinner
  • in triple rooms
  • In a group participation of 30 people, one participation free (29+1)

Participation fee doesn't include: 

  • Participants may arrive earlier or prolong their stay. For each day the cost is 45 € per person (2 meals, breakfast and dinner, in triple rooms) in the hotel which will be staying during the festival.
  • The stay in a double room, in case of availability, is an additional 10 €/ person / day.
  • Optional participation in the Welcome Party, 12€ per person, with Greek music, Greek drinks, soft drinks, juices, appetizers and desserts.
  • Optional excursions. The prices vary depending on the number of participants. Optional tours will be available at your convenience and could be arranged at the arrival of participants.
  • First aid for emergency cases will be provided, but medical services should be covered by the participants themselves. The safety of participants is exclusively personal responsibility of each participant.

Program:

July 27th, 2018, Friday
Arrival Day. Check in at the hotel from 13:00 onwards. The person responsible for each country or group will inform you in detail about the final program. Free time to stroll in the market, relaxing, sightseeing or whatever pleases you. Dinner.
July 28th, 2018, Saturday
Breakfast. Free time to stroll in the market, relaxing, sightseeing or whatever pleases you. until the afternoon or you can choose one of the optional excursions suggested by the organizing committee upon your arrival at the hotel. Dinner and at 21:00 «Welcome party» optional for all participants with Greek music (Greek drinks, appetizers and desserts).
July 29th, 2018, Sunday
Breakfast. Free time until the afternoon or you can choose one of the optional excursions suggested by the organizing committee upon your arrival at the hotel. Lunch (in consultation with the hotel). Departure from the hotel around 19:00 and transfer to the festival area. During the show will be offered water, soft drinks, juices, sandwiches and pastries. Souvenirs will be given to participants by the local municipal authority at the end of the show.
July 30th, 2018, Monday
Breakfast. Departure of the participants to return to their homelands with the hope that this experience will stay memorable and the promise to meet again.
 
• Certificates of participation will be given.
• An invitation letter will be sent to participants who apply for it.
• The festival program can be changed by the organizing committee, if necessary, for the best carrying out of the festival.
 
We look forward to seeing you in our place in this celebration of music, singing and dancing!
We will be happy to welcome you to Nea Michaniona!
We are at your disposal for any further information or clarification, so do not hesitate to get in contact with us.
 
 
 
In order to confirm your participation the registration form should be sent until april 30th, 2018. Once you submit your registration form, a confirmation of your participation will be sent, with the terms of payment.
 
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.
 
The 30% of the total amount should be paid until may 2nd, 2018, to guarantee your participation. Upon payment of deposit an invitation letter will be sent to you. The rest of the payment, 60%, should be done until june 10th , 2018.
In case of a participant or participants not presented to the festival or in case of cancellation of participation, no refund is eligible!