International Festival Of Dance And Songs “Emerald Island”
Where the festival will be held?
The International Festival “Emerald Island” is a non-competitive festival of traditional and modern dances. On the festival may participate children and youth folklore dance groups, modern dance groups, vocal groups, instrumental groups, choirs, as well as groups and performers from other art styles. The age of participants is not limited.
The festival will be held in Thassos one of the most amazing Greek Islands surrounded by the crystal blue waters of the Aegean Sea, near the northern coast of Greece. Here you can immerse yourself in a breathtaking natural environment and get to know a laid-back culture that warmly welcomes every visitor.
Where the groups will be accommodated?
The groups will be accommodated in Apartments & Hotels in Potos on a Half Board Basis with 2 meals per day (breakfast, and dinner). The groups will be accommodated in rooms with 3 and 4 beds with their own bathroom. Each Group can have only 2 double rooms which can be used for the Leaders and Drivers. The breakfast and lunch will be organized in the hotel or traditional Greek restaurants very close to the apartments. On 25 participants, every 26th participant is free of charge.
Extra charges for: Double Room: 5 euro/person/day | Single Room: 18 euro/day | Extra night: 35 euro/person/day
The participation fee is 175€ per person.
Accommodation in Apartments and Hotels
Half Board Basis with 2 meals per day - breakfast and dinner
The festival organizers will organize the transport for the groups coming by plane by picking them up from the airport, during the festival days, and back to the same airport. The cost of the transportation will be covered by the group and will be additionally agreed upon according to their number.
Is there parking for the buses and how much does it cost?
The groups coming by bus can use their own transport all the time during the festival and the small journeys around the city. The Parking is FREE.
How can the group pay for the festival costs?
The participation fee can be paid via bank transfer or in cash on the day of arrival. Each participant group should pay 30 % in advance after receiving the official invitation. After this date (19.08.2023) advance payments are not refunded. In case of a price increase, due to the global crisis, we reserve the right to adjust the festival fee.
19.09. - 24.09.2023
2 Open Air Concerts with Professional Sound System
Join on a Boat trip cruise around the island and experience the breathtaking beauty of Thasos. Dive into the clear warm waters, swim, snorkel, sunbathe on the most famous beaches or simply stay on board and enjoy the spectacular views
2. Greek Night in village Theologos
Theologos is one of the most picturesque and traditional villages in Thassos. Small alleys, traditional houses made of stone are only some of the things you will see in this village built in nature. It is suitable for those who want to be close to nature and taste meat on the spit. It is only 15 minutes away from Potos. Enjoy in Greek Music and the Famous Roasted Lamb!
Detailed Excursions with Prices will be given to you 1 month before the festival.
It will be our pleasure to make your trip an unforgettable experience!
We can provide the following services for your group:
accommodation during the trip (in case you need sleepover to your way to the chosen destination)
accommodation during the festival event you attend
travel and transportation tips and assistance
purchasing airplane and bus tickets
organizing transportation for a group or individuals
assist and advise in the procedure of issuing visas (if needed)
The groups should pay the travel expenses by themselves to Thassos and back.
The groups coming by bus can use their own transport all the time during the festival and the small journeys around the city. Any expense caused by the usage of the bus (accident, robbing, breakdown, etc) should be covered by the vehicle’s insurance. Each member must have travel insurance policy.
The groups coming by plane should organize the transportation from their country to airport (Kavala / Thessaloniki) and back. The cost of the transportation from airport to hotel will be covered by the group and will be additionally agreed according to their number.