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YOUNG BOHEMIA 2018

Description

The Young Bohemia 2018 festival will be already the sixteenth in the line of youngbohemia festivals. The event was established in 2003 and within few years became known worldwide as most popular venue for young people aged 8-26 who have an active interest in music and choir singing. Organisers again, like the years before, expect to welcome up to a thousand young people from all over the world in 2017. Friendly, cultural ambience of Prague as a venue is unique. Participants will have a chance to show their talent and skill, meet new friends and at the same time to enjoy the beauty of the most attractive city in Central Europe.

Festival concept

The festival consists of two parts: Category A – public presentations; category B – competition. Participants shall be young orchestras and choirs in both categories.

A) Public presentations

Participants – choirs, orchestras and other music ensembles (even non-traditional) – shall have one or two performances (as required) and will learn and rehearse and perform one joint composition with all the other participants.

B) Competition part

The orchestra competition shall have four categories

a) symphonic&string orchestras
b) brass/wind music orchestras
c) jazz orchestras
d) other music (pop, folklore…)

In the orchestra categories one composition from a Czech composer is compulsory for symphonic&string orchestras and brass/winds music orchestras.

The choir competition shall have five categories

a) mixed choirs
b) boys/young man choirs
c) girls choirs
d) children choirs
e) spiritual, gospel, jazz and pop

In the categories mixed choirs, boys/young man choirs and girls choirs, one composition from a Czech composer shall be compulsory.

Festival organiser:

The festival is organised by Events Bohemia in co-operation with MUSIC TRAVEL AGENCY PRAGUE.
Both companies are experienced organizers of international musical and cultural festivals, events and travel.

Festival programme

Thursday, 22th March 2018

Arrivals of ensembles
Dinner in festival hotels

Friday, 23th March 2018
Reception of group leaders by the city of Prague representative
Festival opening and concert
Choirs&orchestras competition (non-competing ensembles city tour and/or watch the competition)
Dinner in festival hotels
Get-together party

Saturday, 24th March 2018
Festive parade through city centre culminating with joint composition
Concerts and performances in city centre and/or churches
Dinner in festival hotels
AWARDS and Disco Party

Sunday, 25th March 2018
Individual departures after breakfast

Prices

Hotel category

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Package price per person in tripple

On request

On request

On request

single/twin room supplement for three nights

On request

On request

On request

Package price includes:

– participation fee in YOUNG2015PRAGUE programme
– three overnights in a hotel of your choice
– three breakfasts
– three dinners in your hotel
– guided city tour of Prague
– services of a local guide for all festival programme activities in English or German language
– one free place for every 20 paying participants

Accommodation is in two or three-bedded rooms in 4*hotels and 3*hotels. Usual solution in 2* hotels is that two twin-bedded rooms or twin and tripple rooms share private facilities.

The prices are valid provided that there are at least 60% of young people/students up to 26 years of age in a group.

The price does not include:

transportation. (Please note that organisers would be happy to arrange transportation to/from festival functions as per your requirements.)

Booking form

Preliminary booking form YOUNG BOHEMIA 2018