International Folksong Choir Festival

Tour Description

Barcelona, Spain | September 28 - October 1, 2017

Austria

International Folksong Choir Festival, "Europe and its Songs" sponsored by the Fondazione Pro e Arte Sacra

A unique chance to mingle with choirs from all over the world in a spectacular Spanish Fiesta setting! Non-competitive choirs are also welcome.

Visit the official Festival site to learn more: International Folksong Choir Festival, Europe and its Songs

Watch the video and witness previous choirs who have participated in this incredible event!


7-Day Itinerary

Day 1 | Monday | Depart USA
Depart your local airport on your overseas journey to Barcelona, Spain.
Day 2 | Tuesday | Arrive in Barcelona
BarcelonaArrival and check in at your hotel.
Welcome dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 3 | Wednesday | AM/Tour of Barcelona | PM/Inaugural Concert
Morning:Tour of Sagrada Familia, Parc Güell and Montjuic Hill.
Afternoon: Orientation meeting of all choir directors and judges to discuss the festival program and the choirs' order of performance during the competition and the other music events in the Church of Santa Maria del Pì.
Evening: Inaugural Concert in the Church of Santa Maria del Pì. Independent dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4 | Thursday | Festival Events
BarcelonaMorning: After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Church of Santa Maria del Pì. Rehearsal followed by Part I of the Choir Competition.
Afternoon: Rehearsal followed by Part II of the Choir Competition.
Evening: Independent dinner. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5 | Friday | Festival Events
Morning: After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Church of Santa Maria del Pì. Rehearsal followed by performance of choirs enrolled in the Festival Category (non-competitive).
Afternoon: Announcement of the winning choirs and award ceremony, followed by a "Fiesta Catalana" Gala Dinner.
Evening: Overnight at hotel.
Day 6 | Saturday | AM/Outdoor Concert|PM/At Leisure
Morning: Outdoor Concert in the historic squares of Barcelona.
Afternoon: At leisure to enjoy Barcelona on your own.
Evening: Overnight at hotel.
Day 7 | Sunday | Return from Barcelona
Breakfast at hotel. Depart for home or possible extensions as per your custom itinerary to explore other Spanish cities.

The organizer reserves the right to make changes required for technical reasons.

Have Peter's Way incorporate this Festival into your customized performance tour of the region!

Optional additional days and concerts in Spain: If you and your choir are interested in extending your stay in Europe, we will be glad to help make arrangements for you. Possible extensions to Zaragoza, Madrid, Toledo, Avila, Burgos and other cities are available. Peter’s Way can make additional formal or informal concert arrangements upon request at palaces, community centers, resort areas, and abbeys, as well as liturgical settings in landmark venues.