11 - 14 June 2020
 Albena     Bulgaria

Director:  Galina Panayotova

The Folkiada Albena Folk Festival 2020 takes place in the Albena resort - one of the most famous seaside resorts in Eastern Europe. Albena is a holiday village on the Black Sea, located in northeastern Bulgaria, Dobrich region. It was officially opened 50 years ago. It is located 8 km from the town of Balchik and 30 km from the cities of Varna and Dobrich. Albena is located near the Baltata Reserve, which is a long forest near the Batova River.
The festival takes place on outdoor stages in the Albena resort. An opportunity for an additional concert in the town of Balchik. / depends on the desire and number of the participating groups in the festival /


Community centers and amateur groups from home and abroad. The festival may include dance, singing and instrumental folklore ensembles and groups for processed and traditional folklore, groups for old urban songs, groups for ethnic folklore. There are no age restrictions. Accompanying participants is also allowed. The folklore program of the group should last for 10 - 15 minutes.

Participation fee:

  • 92 Euro per person - Hotel 3 * Magnolia - All inclusive - 2 nights per person in double room
  • 98 Euro per person - 3 * Oasis Hotel - All inclusive - 2 nights per person in a double room
  • 126 Euro per person- Hotel 3 * Magnolia - All inclusive - 3 nights per person in double room
  • 135 Euro per person- 3 * Oasis Hotel - All inclusive - 3 nights per person in a double room
    • For a group of 20 people we provide free accommodation for every 21 people.
​​​​​​* All inclusive base includes: buffet meals with alcoholic beverages included
* For triple accommodation - the extra bed in the room is a sofa bed
Single room surcharge  EUR  20  per day per person.
It is possible to extend your stay.

Participation fee includes:

  • free use of the swimming pool adjacent to the hotel and free umbrellas and 2 loungers on the beach per room.
  • 1.5 liters of mineral water per person per day on site.
  • Diplomas and plaques will be awarded to all groups.

Participation fee does not include:

  • Transport to the resort  Albena, parking and personal expenses.
  • Gala Dinner with a program to close the festival at a restaurant in Albena - for all participants with a minimal extra charge.
  • Possibility for excursion in the region of Varna or Dobrich; Balchik - The Palace of the Romanian Queen Maria and the Botanical Garden; Kaliakra Cape and Fortress; Mussel Farm and more. /entrance fees and organized transportation are paid by participants/.
Please observe the booking and payment deadlines as they are subject to hotel room reservations.
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 rest of the participation fee is to be paid atleast until the 20 May 2020.

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