International Folklore Festival " Lloret de Mar 2010"

Director: Dragan Petkovic

Date: 27 - 29 June 2010

Place: Lloret de Mar, Spain

 175 - 195 euro 7 nights, 5 FB in Spain, 1 BB in Lido de Jesolo (Italy) and 1 BB in Nica  (France)

Lloret de Mar - Lloret is a city built on tourism. It is the largest tourist point on the famous Costa Brava, which inhabit about 35 thousand people. In summer the number of guests is exceeding the number of inhabitants for five times!As the tourist industry grew, so grew the city. In our regions is primarily known as a destination for graduation trips, and most of the guests are of similar age. It's hard to get someone here in search of sights and natural beauties, but Lloret has a little more of the numerous night life.

Lloret is a city of long history, over a thousand years old. It was founded by the Romans, whose traces are seen around town.
 

Preliminary Program

23rd June  – Departure from appointed place in night hours through highway between Croatia and Slovenia with occasional breaks. Night drive.

24th June -After arriving to Italy facultative tour, and sightseeing of Venice.
Going to Punta Sabion and a boat cruise to Venice, after cruise follows sightseeing: Riva de Skjavoni, Dungeon, The bridge of (uzdaha), Dudge palace, Pjaceta and Saint Marcus square, (zvonik) and basilica of Saint Markus, Watch Tower, Rialto bridge, Santa Maria de la salute church…Free time for sightseeing and relaxing in Venice…Moving to Lido de Jesol, hotel accommodation after arriving to holiday resort. Facultative going out to a discoteque.  Overnight stay.

25th June -Breakfast. In morning hours leisure activities on the beach, sightseeing, relaxing by the sea. At 2pm moving to Verona. Sightseeing of the most romantic townin the world: Oiazza Bra, Arena, Macini street, Erbe square, Dei Sinjori square, church of Dela Skala family, Juliet house. After town tour follows riding on a French and Italian Riviera with fascinating Mediteran panorama during the night. Night drive.

26th June -In morning hours arrival to the most famous tourist centre in Costa Bravo-Lioret de Mar, which is 65 kilometres from Barcelona. Hotel accommodation. Lunch. Info-meeting group representer and welcoming cocktail. Afternoon relaxing. Sightseeing of town, walks, and going to a performing place, town square..dinner. Facultative going out to a discoteque. Overnight stay.

27th June – Breakfast. After breakfast possible going to tour Barcelona. Lunch (lunch packet) for those who go to Barcelona. After arriving to Barcelona follows sightseeing of Gaudi’s Barcelona, church commited to Sagrada Familia), Guel Park and well-known house of Batila and Milo. After tour of Gaudi’s works follows a walk along the main street of Barcelona, Ramblom, andthan Gothic square and tour of  Barcelon cathedral, Parliament, Picaso’s museum…After that free time for walks, sightseeing of Barcelona. Leaving to Lioret de Maru. Dinner. Facultative going out to some of the discoteques or going out to a flamenco club “La Siesta”. Overnight stay.

28th June - Breakfast. After breakfast possible visit of Aqua park or leaving to the beach…swimming, water sports…Lunch. Afternoon is planned for preparations for defile and performing. Dinner.
Defile through the city of all societies and leaving to main town square where the performance is predicted. (in case of bad weather performance is going to be in a confined space).
Opening”Festival Espana 2010” and performance of cultural-art societies!!!
After the performance possible facultative leaving of whole societies to Diskoteque Holywood or Flamenco club.

29th June - Breakfast. After breakfast, facultative possible going to Barcelona and second tour of town: visit to the museum and the most famous and  the most beatufil stadion with possibility of buying souvenirs with inicials of FC Barcelona…After tour of Nou camp, leaving toa Monjuik hill and visiting of Olymphic comlex (royal stadion, Calatravin tower, National library)…possible tour to famous aquarium of Barcelona… Free time for sightseeing…Return to Lioret de Mar. Lunch. (Lunch packet for those who go to Barcelona). Dinner.
Perfomance preparation.
Perform of cultural-art societies!!!
Facultative going out to discoteque holywood or flamenco show. Overnight stay.

30th June – Breakfast. Leisur activities or possible facultative tour to Barcelona or Port Aventura part-theme park with extrodinary attractions, so called Spanish “ Disneyland”! Incredible attractions:Dragon Khan, riding a boat through falls, Condor flight, temple of fire…or tour to Water park and the longest (tobogan) in Europe (250m long) as many other water attractions such as (toboggan) “kamikaze” mountain river…lunch. Preparation of societies for friendly night….Dinner. Friendly night. Overnight stay.
1st July - Breakfast. After breakfast, unfortunately, leaving of Lioret de Mar and going to France with occasional breaks…At arriving to Kan follows the tour and sightseeing of movie palace, golden stairs, fortress…After Kan sightseeing of Nice:  English promenade, Nike monument, Opera, Shato, monument for the dead, Garibaldi’s house…Hotel accommodation in Nice or Kan. Facultative going out to discoteque. Overnight stay.

2nd July -Breakfast. Journey continues to Monako, tour of: Grimaldi’s palace, Cathedral,Ocean museum, formula 1 circuit and after that famous Casino with walk along beautiful parks of Monte Carlo…Journey continues to departure point…Night drive.

3rd July - Arriving to Italy, break and tour of Verona and Venice…Continue of journey to departure point with occasional breaks…Arriving of group to departure point in late hours.
European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF,