International Festival on island Wolin, Poland
August 4, 2014
application deadline: 15 February for June,15 March for July
The largest Polish Island, Wolin (265 km2), locatedat the mouth of the river Oder, which flows into the Baltic Sea. Triangularshaped island with the river Swina on the west borders the island of Usedom,goes farther into German territory, on the south - Szczecin Bay, on the east -river Diwna, in the north - the Baltic Sea.
It is here werealize that Europe is very small: from Swinoujscie to Berlin 245 km, 150 km toDenmark, 175 km toSweden.
The island canbe proud of Wolin lakeshire, cliffs and sandy beaches, as well as described inthe legends pirates’ bay and the lighthouse Kikut in Wiselka giving the most distantlight among navigational points of the Polish coast.
Specialattention should be paid to Wolinsky National Park famous for bisons broughtfrom the Bialowieza Forest and living here white-tailed eagle, registered inthe Red List, and it is not only a symbol of the park, but the whole Poland.
On-line Digest,Cultural Magazine about Western Pomerania region.
International Festival on island Wolin is a festival with a possibility to takepart in contest according to your category.
Participants:children and adults with no age limit. Dance groups (modern, classic, folk),choir and vocal ensembles, musicians, folk groups, circus groups, art gymnasticsgroups and others.
During the Festival each group will have atleast two performances which can be on open or in-door stages – concert shells,in churches or other social places (Culture Center, school). Groups should perform approximately 10 –15 min either with live music or CD. All program activities and performanceswill be held at evening hours, soevery day is almost free forparticipants to intergrate with other groups, swimming in the sea or visit some of the tourist attractions.The expenses for the excursions (tickets and transport) should be paid by theparticipants. After the last performance there will be exchange of presents anddiplomas.
The accommodation of the groups will be in Miedzywodzie(Poland) near nice forest and the sea cost. It is very close to the sea, so walk along the beach of Baltic sea or swimming could bring you additionalemotions.
Participation fee is 165 € per person includes:
- accommodation for 4 nights, groups will be accommodated in rooms with 2 - 3 beds with their own bathroom and TV;
- 2 meals a day (breakfast and dinner), third meal optional for approximately 3 euro per day;
- registration fee.
- on 20 participants, every 21st is free of charge (usually driver or leader of the group).
* You can stay only 2 or 3 nights (1 night discount is 20€, 2 nights discount is 40€)
Transportand travel conditions:
The groups should pay the travel expensesby themselves to Poland andback. The groups coming by bus should use their own transport all the timeduring the festival. If youcome to Szczecin airport(Szczecin-Goleniow) we are helping with transport organization. The groups have to arrive in Miedzywodzie on June 19/26/30, July 17/24/28, August 4, 2014 after 12:00(starting with lunch) and leave after 4 nights stay after having breakfast andleave the rooms till 10:00. You should confirm with us shorter stays for 2 or 3 nights (aswell as your longer stays). Thenumber of groups for each starting day is limited. Therefore we will appreciateif You can apply for participating before deadline.
The biggest international airport close to the festivalis Berlin. The smalest airport close to festival in Heringdorf. Do not hesitateto ask a price of trasfers.
(price depends on how many people in your group):
-Szczecin bus city tour
-Butterfly farm in Trassenheide
-Fortress and lighthouse in Swinoujscie
-Miedzyzdroje – free time to familiar the town
Theorganizer reserves the right to any changes in the program, and theparticipants will be informed on time. The copy right of all video materialsand pictures are ownership of the Organization of the Festival. By applying youconfirm that you accept all festival conditions. Last year in the Festival participated children and adults from:Russia, Belorussia, Kazachstan,Ukraine, Poland.
Contact : Arif Sönmez
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