INVITATION

 

 

The non-profit organisation "Plegma" would like to invite you to the:

4rd Folklore Dance Festival "Diamantis Palaiologos"

that will take place on the island of Skopelos, Greece, on August 27-29, 2016,

 

under the auspices of the Municipality of Skopelos and the National Commission of Unesco.

 

 

Dedicated to tradition, dancing, volunteering  and contribution, we are organising for the fourth year the Folklore Dance Festival, in honour of our teacher, Diamantis Palaiologos, and we are inviting you to take hold of our hand and dance with us on the beautiful island of Skopelos, bringing all of Greece together with traditional melodies and rhythms.

 

PROGRAMME

Saturday, August 27:

Morning:                  Departure from the port of Volos or Agios Konstantinos               

Noon:                      Arrival at Skopelos Port

Afternoon:                Meeting at the specified location for the Parade

                            Parade by all of the dance groups

Evening:                  Opening of the Folklore Dance Festival

                             Welcome theme party for the dance groups by the Volunteers

 

 

Sunday, August 28:

Morning:                Leisure time to tour the scenic alleys of Skopelos Town, and visit the folk art museums and traditional craftsmen.

Noon:                   Folk Dance Seminars

Afternoon:              Seminar on the subject "The bridal costume of Skopelos"

Evening:                 Start of Second Festival Day

                             Free night for rest or entertainment

 

Monday, August 29:

Morning:               Departure from Skopelos Port for a visit and a tour of the village of Glossa

                           Leisure time for touring the scenic alleys of Glossa - Open Rehearsals

                           Departure from Glossa for a popular beach of the island

Noon:                  Beach-party on one of the island's beaches

Afternoon:             Return to Skopelos Town, leisure time

Evening:               Start of the third festival day

                           Closing of the festival, traditional celebration in the open theatre, dinner in honour of the dance groups and their                                  companions.

 

Tuesday, August 30:

Morning:             Leisure Time

Noon:                 Departure for Volos

Afternoon:            Arrival at Volos

 

For more information please see the terms and conditions of participation at www.dancefestival.gr

 

Contact person: Konstantina Angeletou +30 6951004630, k.ang@plegma.org