PROGRAMME
9th INTERNATIONAL CHOIR FESTIVAL - WARSAW, POLAND
MAY 24 – 27, 2018
Thursday, May 24 Arrival to Warsaw – sightseeing – get-together party/singing.
  • Arrival in Warsaw.
  • Coach / bus and guide to meet the choir upon arrival in Warsaw (airport, railway station or hotel).
  • Accommodation at centrally located hotel Ibis Stare Miasto (Old Town area).
  • Evening: opening concert at Centrum Promocji Kultury Praga Poludnie (The Centre of Culture Promotion Praga Poludnie). Welcome speech by Mayor of Praga Poludnie district.
  • All choirs introduce themselves with short presentation and recital (approx. 10 minutes of each choir).
  • First common rehearsal for the gala concert.
Friday, May 25 Sightseeing – free time – concert.
    • Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
    • Morning city sightseeing tour with a fully licenced local guide. Bus and stroll – approx. three hours tour.
    • Afternoon rehearsal for the evening concert.
    • Evening concerts at various churches or concert sites in Warsaw.
    • 2 choirs / venue (approx. 30 – 35 minutes of each choir).
Saturday, May 26 Free morning – gala concert.
        • Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
        • Time at leisure for shopping or exploring the highlights of Warsaw – on your own.
        • Rehearsal for the gala concert at All Saints Church.
        • Evening gala concert at All Saints Church by all the participating choirs.
        • Performance of each participant choirs (approx. 5-8 minutes).
        • Grande Finale – the common songs.
Sunday, May 27 Check out – departure
      • Breakfast at the hotel.
      • Check out and departure.
      • Attend the famous Sunday Chopin concert in Royal Łazienki Park at 12.00 or 16.00 – one hour piano recital at the foot of Chopin monument – free admission.
Options for free time:
      • Extra concert at one of the local churches or nursing home, culture house or other concert site.
      • Attend the famous Sunday Chopin concert in Royal Łazienki Park at 12.00 or 16.00 – one hour piano recital at the foot of Chopin monument – free admission.
      • Excursion to the countryside of Mazovia to Zelazowa Wola village is, a birthplace of outstanding Polish composer Frederick Chopin, you are going to see the interiors of the manor where Chopin was born and spent his early childhood , your inside visit is followed by walk around lovely grounds and enjoying live piano recital of Chopin works.
      • Excursion to the outskirts of Warsaw to visit: Wilanow Palace - one of the finest examples of Baroque style, so-called “ Polish Versaille” with splendid art gallery and French garden.
FESTIVAL FEE
9th INTERNATIONAL CHOIR FESTIVAL - WARSAW, POLAND
MAY 24 – 27, 2018
PARTICIPATION FEE / PERSON PER STAY € 289
HOTEL
3 nights at centrally located Ibis Stare Miasto hotel (Old Town area)
Share double rooms. Buffet breakfast included.

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CONCERTS
Day 1 - Get Together Concert. Informal introducing concert…10 minutes / choir.
Day 2 - Evening concert at a church or concert hall in Warsaw…20 minutes / choir.
Day 3 - Gala concert…8 - 10 minutes / choir and performance of common songs by all choirs.
All the rehearsal arrangements according to the concerts.
FESTIVAL GIFT
Certificate and poster.
CITY TOUR
Warsaw sightseeing with local guide and by bus,3 hours.
FESTIVAL HOST
Choir has own local festival host throughout.
RECEPTION
Welcome reception - beverages and sodas, snacks, fruit.
BUS / COACH
– hotel and v/v. City sightseeing and to/from concerts venues.
ADDITIONAL
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OTHER
Entrances, meals, extra nights, single bedroom supplement, gala dinner (book your participation before Nov 1 and get dinner for free), local excursions - is all additional upon request.
PIANO
All participants are requested to prepare a cappella repertoire. Should a choir demand a piano, rental is possible and it may be a subject to additional fee.
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
9th INTERNATIONAL CHOIR FESTIVAL - WARSAW, POLAND
MAY 24 – 27, 2018
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: November 1 2017
Please enclose the following:
  • Brief description of the choir and the conductor
  • Photo of the choir
  • Repertoire of own choice, approx. 20 minutes
  • Demo songs of the choir
Rates
Net rates are calculated and they are given in EURO
All taxes are included
All rates are group rates, available from minimum 15 persons