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8ο Folklore Dance Festival “Diamantis Palaiologos” 7-8-9 July 2023

A festival that has grown into an institution. Dancing, fun, passion, tradition, music, guided tours, seminars, parallel activities, shows, parties and so much more in store for you this July on Skopelos!

After three years of hiatus and silence, it’s time to pick up where they left, once again, with #meraki. More than 600 dancers and 7,500 spectators will be meeting in Skopelos this summer.

The Folklore Dance Festival “Diamantis Palaiologos” is back in full swing for the eighth year and applications for participation just opened!

The civil non-profit organisation “Plegma” and its large team of volunteers, would like to invite dance groups from every corner of Greece to apply for participation in the 8th Folklore Dance Festival “Diamantis Palaiologos”, which will be held in Skopelos from 07 to 09 July 2023.
Anyone interested to take part can review the terms and conditions and submit their applications online, on the festival’s website: https://www.dancefestivalgr.gr

The Folklore Dance Festival “Diamantis Palaiologos”, a member of the European and Word Folklore Festival Association and certified with the EFFE LABEL quality mark by the European Festivals Association, has established itself through the years as a vibrant institution of tradition and culture with international reach.

Over the course of this three-day celebration, Skopelos will tune in to the melodies and dances of different traditions and cultures, which will showcase their diversity, richness and depth through a series of dance performances, along with parallel activities, such as workshops, seminars, exhibitions, open rehearsals, parties, etc.

The Folklore Dance Festival “Diamantis Palaiologos” has won recognition in the Tourism Awards 2017 competition (SILVER award in the “festival” category) and in the Best City Awards 2016 competition (SILVER award in the “culture” category), It has also been the subject of academic research and studies by both Greek and foreign universities and presented as a case study at numerous academic conferences.

Info: https://www.dancefestivalgr.gr/| http://www.plegma.org

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