25 - 28 August 2023
 Siófok     Hungary

Adults Childrens's Dances Choirs / Songs Orchestras Habits Authentic Processed Styled

Director:  Aron Kovats

Application Form

  until 27 January 2023


Lake Balaton

The "Hungarian Sea", is the people's name for the 50-mile long lake with silky green-yellow water in the middle of Transdanubia. Lake Balaton is one of Hungary's most precious treasures and most frequented resorts. It is also the largest lake in Central Europe.

Siófok
Siófok is the largest town on the southern side of Lake Balaton and is known for being the party town of the lake. Its port serves every boat route on the lake. Cruise boats also start from here. The hotels of the Golden and Silver Beaches are very much in demand. The pleasant parks are ornamented with statues. The Lutheran church has a remarkable style. The composer of the internationally renowned operettas, Imre Kálmán (1882-1953), is the famous son of this city. His piano and many personal belongings can be seen in his museum. The Water Management Museum covers the history of shipping and fishery on Lake Balaton, while a huge collection of minerals is exhibited in the Museum of Minerals.

Participants:

Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, choirs, music bands from all over the world
Choirs who are able to perform on open-air stages
The number of the participants are not limited
No age limits
Number of seats are limited!

Participation fee:

“Aranypart” mobile homes and holiday houses https://aranypartcamping.hu/en/
  • 135 euro: Holiday house https://aranypartcamping.hu/en/home-2-2/accommodation-types-2/mobile-and-holiday-house/ The 8-person two-storey holiday houses have a semi-covered terrace (with garden furniture), 4 double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes, living room, SAT-TV, equipped kitchenette, gas stove, 170l refrigerator and 2 shower / WC.
  • 149 euro: Holiday house plus https://aranypartcamping.hu/en/home-2-2/accommodation-types-2/mobile-and-holiday-house/ One-storey holiday homes have a semi-covered terrace (with garden furniture), 2 double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes, living room with extra bed, SAT-TV, kitchenette (coffee maker, gas stove, fridge) and shower / WC. Number of beds, types: Bedroom: pull-out sofa set (max. 1 of people). Bedroom number of 2: 2x2 single bed (telescopic).
  • 179 euro: Holiday house extra https://aranypartcamping.hu/en/home-2-2/accommodation-types-2/mobile-and-holiday-house/ This fully furnished and well-equipped mobile house has two sleeping chambers, a living room with a dining corner set (that can be turned into a bed for two), a kitchen, a bathroom with shower and a toilet. There is a roofed terrace with outdoor furniture in front of the house. The mobile house has an air conditioner.
  • 179 euro: Mobile house https://aranypartcamping.hu/en/home-2-2/accommodation-types-2/mobile-and-holiday-house/ This mobile house is ideal if you are on holiday with family or friends. Due to the extensive equipment of the mobile houses, visitors will have everything available for a pleasant vacation. The big terrace with a direct panorama view onto Lake Balaton is suitable for families and circles of friends. This fully furnished and well-equipped mobile house has two sleeping chambers, a living room with a corner set (that can be turned into a bed for two), a dinette, a kitchen, a bathroom with shower and a toilet. There is a roofed terrace with outdoor furniture in front of the house.
3* Hotel Hotel Family www.familiahotel.hu
  • 169 euro: (2-3 bedded rooms)

Participation fee includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals: half board for the whole festival (2 meals per day)
  • Diplomas and gifts from the city
  • Official invitation

Participation fee does not include:

  • Transport
  • Optional programs
  • Insurance              
  • Tourist tax: 2 euro per person per day, payment on the spot

Program:

25 August
Afternoon arrival at the Hotel, meeting with group leaders and festival organizers, discussing the programs of the next days.
Dinner in the Hotel.
26 August
After breakfast optional program, boat trip on Lake Balaton
Beach time: Siófok Beach is the main reason for visiting this town. With famous Gold and Silver beaches Siófok become one of the most visited place at the shore. The lake itself is very beautiful, but not deep witch suit for non-swimmers.
Performance on the main square of Siófok
Closing ceremony, receiving the gift and diplomas from the city and the organizers
Dinner, free time, exploring the night-life in Siófok where many bars, pubs and discos are available all night long
27 August
After breakfast optional program, sightseeing in Siófok, Water Tower, Rose Garden, Millennium Park, Jókai Park, SiófokHarbour, Weather Observatory, Canal Locks, ImreKálmán Museum, Mineral Museum, Egg Museum.
Sightseeing in Zamárdi: Donkey Stone, Kőhegyi lookout point, Jubilee Monumentor, visiting some attractions of the neighborhood:
Tihany peninsula:  The Tihany peninsula, which once was an island and only after the water level of the lake decreased joined the mainland, is one of the most beautiful regions of the lake, and it is no exaggeration to say, of the whole country, and besides the stunning landscape it has got on a few square kilometers unique geological, botanical, zoological and historical records.
Dinner, free time
28 August
Breakfast, departure of the participants
 
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.

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