18 - 21 October 2018
  Assisi      Italy

Choirs / Songs

Director:  Mr. Pierpaolo Albano

The Assisi International Festival is an international event designed to encourage the promotion of the culture of sacred music, particularly that linked to the figure of St. Francis. Through the meeting of the various choral and instrumental groups, you want to prove that it is possible to develop a culture of peace and collaboration between different peoples and cultures in the spirit of Assisi. The exhibition will take place in the city Assisi 18 to 21 October 2018, and will offer to all participating groups the opportunity to perform in an international event to be held in all assisiane churches, including the largest Papal Basilica of St. Francis. Every year the festival takes on a basic theme to which all the event refers. This annuity selected theme is "Communion" obviously approached the figure of St. Francis.

Program (Indicative)

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Morning Arrival of various groups and accommodation in hotels
Meeting with our staff and presentation of the days
16:30 Piazza del Comune - Greetings by the representatives of the Franciscan families and authorities
Keynote Address
Welcome drink
21:00 Opening Concert
 
Friday 19 - Saturday, October 20, 2018
Hours 11: 00-12: 00-16: 00-17: 00-19: 30-21: 00 Concerts in the various Franciscan sites
• Saturday, October 20, 2018
21:00 Concert in the presence of all the participating groups
 
Sunday, October 21, 2018
9:30 Singing Tests in the Upper Basilica of St. Francis - The groups will be provided with useful materials (sheet and subsidies) for participation in the event
10:30 pm Solemn celebration in the Basilica di San Francesco
(Below) Running the "Canticle of the Creatures p. DMStella" with the participation of all groups.

Participation fee:

  • 155 Euro per person for 2 nights in 3 stars hotel - accommodation in triple and quadruple rooms
  • 165 Euro per person for 2 nights in 3 stars hotel - accommodation in double rooms 
  • 215 Euro per person for 2 nights in 3 stars hotel - accommodation in single room (on request) 
  • 175 Euro per person for 3 nights in 3 starshotel - accommodation in triple and quadruple rooms
  • 185 Euro per person for 3 nights in 3 stars hotel - accommodation in double rooms
  • 245 Euro per person for 3 nights in 3 stars hotel - accommodation in single room (on demand)
  • 205 Euro per person for 4 nights in 3 star hotel - accommodation in triple and quadruple rooms
  • 225 Euro per person for 4 nights in 3 star hotel - accommodation in double rooms 
  • 295 Euro per person for 4 nights in 3 star hotel - accommodation in single room (on request)

Participation fee includes:

  • Processing and half board in a 3 star hotel in Assisi and surroundings *
  • Accommodation in multiple rooms with private bathrooms
  • Water in carafe included
  • Support our staff on site
  • Accompagnatore available.
  • Material needed for the concert and the Sunday celebration
  • Material information
  • Prices including VAT
  • Drinks are not included
* The accommodation will be selected between Assisi and Santa Maria degli Angeli area, depending on hotel availability. Such a condition, will be determined by the steepness of the group in giving confirmation.
** It reserves the right to make changes to the prices displayed on the basis of requirements, specific requirements, and other additional conditions.
*** Insurance:All participants must have insurance cover; if you are not provided with this policy, our company can arrange the signing (cost 8 € per person).
 
City tax (Charged to the customer): We currently do not pay any tax both in Assisi and Santa Maria degli Angeli; 30 days before departure will notify any changes.
 
You need to be prepared to send:
  • Concert program (max. 40 minutes). Please note that the program should refer to the theme of Communion and the figure of St. Francis.
  • Group Curriculum
  • Record audio and / or video of the participant group (even Youtube link)

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.