Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ capital, known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th – century Golden Age. Its Museum District houses works by Rembrandt and Vermeer at the Van Gogh Museum and modern art at the Stedelijk. Cycling is key to the city’s character, and there are 400 km of cycle paths.
1 Day 22.06
14:00 Arrival in Amsterdam. Accommodation in the selected accommodation unit. Free time for the individual activities.
22:30 Meeting with the organizers and the other participant ensembles.
2 Day 23.06
10:00 Briefing with the organizers, other participating ensembles, local ensembles, and the local authorities. Free time for the individual activities, Amsterdam city sightseeing.
18:30 Gathering of the groups. Defile.
19:00 Opening ceremony of the festival. Performances of the group (The detailed program of the festival and the order of appearances will be submitted to the groups on their arrival)
22:30 Optional going in the disco club
3 Day 24.06
10:00 Optional excursion to Rembrandt House, Heineken experience, Red Light District, Flower market, Van Gogh House, Royal Palace, etc…
18:30 Performances of the groups. Closing ceremony of the festival, plaque and diploma award, exchange of the presents between the groups and the organizers. End of the festival.
22:30 Goodbye Party in the restaurant with the live music (Optional)
4 Day 25.06
12:00 Departure groups. End of service.
Price per person: 139€ in Hotel with 3***
Plaques, Souvenirs, diploma, photo, DVD. Companion during the festival
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Optional excursions, night outs, parties, sightseeing, bus parking fee (where required), foreigner city tax (where required, for the participants above 14. Y.o. excluded the group leaders and drivers)
Insurance for passengers. Other individual costs of the participants.
Supplement extension of stay: 40€ per day per person 3*** Hotel – Supplement for the double room 5€ per day per person, Supplement for single room 20€ per day per person.
***Moonlight Events in cooperation with the local ensemble, local association, municipality of the city of Amsterdam and the touristic organization organize the International festival in Amsterdam. All folklore groups are free to apply for the festival without the age limit or the limit of the participants.