Director: Danijela Delic, Milijana Lukic Folklore festival, lake Como, mountains, good Italian food… guarantee for an enjoyable adventure in Lombardy Conditions for participation: Folklore dancing groups, chorus, majorettes, musical bands are invited to participate in folklore festival which will be held on the banks of Lake Como in Lombardy, Italy (town Lecco). Every group will perform once and it should prepare a 10 minutes program. Performances with live and music recorded on USB are both allowed. The age and the number of dancers in the group are not limited. Adult, young and children ensembles are welcome. Soloists are not accepted. Family members and friends may join this folklore festival on Lake Como and travel to Italy for the same price. The accommodation of the groups is provided in 4* hotels like AS HOTELS or other hotel of the same cathegory, in area near Lake Como – Monza – Milan, in triple and quadruple rooms, and it includes 4 nights with half-board (breakfast and dinner). Accommodation for 1 person is free of charge if you have more than 25 persons in the group (25+1). Accommodation for 2 persons is free of charge if you have more than 42 persons in the group (42+2). Participation fee: 269 Euro per person - 4 nights with half-board (breakfast and dinner). Participation fee doesn't include: Trip expenses, airport transfers and other transfers if needed, parking Tourist guide, accompanying persons, sightseeing, excursions Tourist city tax (from 2€ to 3€ per person per day) Health insurance Supplement for staying in a double room 7€ per person per day Supplement for staying in a single room 35€ per person per day Additional day (72€ half board included) Program: JUNE 14th The groups should arrive to the hotel in Lombardy between 14:00 and 19:00 where they will be welcomed and referred to the program of folklore festival. JUNE 15th Free morning for the rest, or eventual visit of Milan or Monza. The international folklore festival will be held in the afternoon. Performances are planned to be held on the banks of Lake Como on an open-air stage or theatre (in town of Lecco). JUNE 16th On this day, for the participants of the Festival, we organize an exceptional boat tour on the outstanding Lake Como, starting from Tremezzo . Astonishing landscapes, famous villas, not to be missed. We will make stop for sightseeing ,shopping and lunch in famous village Bellagio. Finished tour you may walk to Villa Carlotta. JUNE 17th We suggest you spend this free day visiting St.Moritz or Lugano. JUNE 18th You should check-out after the breakfast. * The exact time of the beginning and the ending of the folklore festival will be announced later. Program on the day of the festival must be respected. Groups are required to adjust their bus transport according to the program and are supposed to be present at the awarding ceremony! 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. Next step: As confirmation of its participation in this folklore festival, a group pays 2000€ in advance and the rest not later than 15 days before the festival by bank transfer. This deposit is non-reimbursable if you later decide not to come, for any reason. In case of unexpected circumstances or Force Majeure, the organizer reserves the right to change the date of the event or to postpone it for the next year.