17 February 2016     Festivals  Interesting facts 

International capital of fashion - Paris invites artists to take part in three prestigious cultural events in May and August.
 
VIII International Art Festival and Contest "Etoiles de Paris" will be held from 4th to 8th of May. Talented artists - soloists, ensembles and groups from all over the world, divided in 7 age categories have the opportunity to demonstrate their skills and multicultural traditions in some of the best halls in Paris. The international jury will evaluate their performances in each discipline and age category by 10 point system.
 
Folklore traditions of various nations will be presented from 5th to 8th of May in the III International Folklore Festival in Paris. Groups from France, Poland, Ukraine, Greece, Turkey, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Russia, Czech republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovenia, Macedonia and Romania have participated at the festival. The program includes sightseeing tour in the French capital and visits to some of the most famous attractions of sensual and magical Paris and additional visits to the famous Euro Disneyland park.
 
In August, 17 to 21, the city of love, dreams and feelings will host the International Festival of choirs and orchestras. Participants may present free program with duration 35-40 minutes. The organizers provided for them a tour in Paris, boat trip on the River Seine and guided tours in Versailles.
 
More information about the regulations of the festivals and application for participation you may find in the official website of the European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF.