21 September 2016     Festivals  Interesting facts 

Main idea of International folklore festival in Catalonia which next edition will be held from 5th till 8th of February, 2017 in Lloret de Mar (Costa Brava) Spain, is to unite the people from all the countries, cultures and mindset in a creative competition.

International “Folk festival in Catalonia” is a contest with competitive character, where a Jury commission evaluates the performances of participants.

“Folklore festival in Catalonia” is “bridge of meeting” with the cultures and traditions of folks from all over the world. The connecting link between all participants is the enthusiasm and the desire to preserve the unique cultural traditions inherited from our ancestors. Folklore festival opens its gates for friendship, contributes to creation of common peaceful existence of nations and cultures.

Features of the contest are characterized by the location of its conduction – Medieval castle “Castell Medieval” in Spain. Despites of its renovation by current requirements, its atmosphere makes the participants to “dive” into the days of Knights on the field and rule of Kings.

Organizers provide a professionally equipped scene in one of the castle halls where is assumed that before hundred years the royal amphitheater or dining room was.

After the competition part, participants will be surprised by the organizers with flamenco show or real knight tournament in medieval style and also a classy royal dinner. The menu includes appetizers, soups with organic vegetables, chicken, baked potatoes, pork ribs, homemade bread, homemade wine and lemonade.

Art groups which want to take part at this marvelous event which promote the cultures of nations in the world will be supported by Spanish authorities – including the Mayor of Tordera.  Organizers are ready to address special invitations to potential sponsors of folklore ensembles and officials from their countries.

International “Folk festival in Catalonia” is important platform for to strengthen the image of your country and to show the cultural specifics.

Those who want to attend the event can submit an application on the official website of the European Association of Folklore Festivals – EAFF.