Calella Grand Festival "Alegria"

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Country and Region SpainCatalonia
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Calella, Catalonia, Spain
Festival Contact Information

Makfolk Association
Bul. Jane Sandanski 84-3/14
1000 Skopje,
Republic of Macedonia
Phone: +389 70 359 747 (spoken English)
+389 75 285 612 (spoken Russian)
Fax: +389 2 2743 052
Email: biljanabojadzievska(at)

Festival Description

The Festival’s aim is to present the cultural tradition, to give an insight into the folklore treasures from different countries and regions, and to provide the opportunity for the members of groups preserving traditions from different countries to get together and create long lasting friendships. The International Folk Festival is a non-competitive event of traditional folk dance and music performed by folkloric groups.

During the Festival each Group will perform according to the festival program in Calella and its surrounding area. The performances will be either in the evening or in the afternoon, so participating groups can the day ahead and use it for visiting the attractions of Calella, shopping or enjoying the beautiful beach. Calella is located in the Spanish region of Catalonia on the Costa Maresme, just 50 kilometers north of Barcelona. Calella with it’s location makes it a first-class coastal destination with spacious and popular white sand beaches.

Festival Dates

June 14 - 21, 2014
June 21 - 28, 2014

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Calella is a seaside town on the Costa del Maresme, 58 km northeast of Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. It is located on the coast between Sant Pol de Mar and Pineda de Mar. Calella is a town with more than 650 years of history, and about three kilometers of beaches with clean sand and intense blue waters. Calella with its location makes it a first-class coastal destination awarded with the European quality Blue Flag - Calella beach.


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