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Festival Folklórico de los Pirineos - Pyrenees Folk Festival
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Festival Folklórico de los Pirineos - Pyrenees Folk Festival
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Festival Folklórico de los Pirineos - Pyrenees Folk Festival

Festival Folklórico de los Pirineos - Pyrenees Folk Festival

Festival Folklórico de los Pirineos de Jaca
Del 1 al 6 de agosto de 2017, Jaca
Musical festival celebrated in Jaca and in Oloron (France) on an alternate basis
The origin of the Festival dates from 1963, year in which the first festival was held, and thereafter celebrated every two years alternating between Oloron (France) and Jaca. Held in the Spanish town on uneven years and in the French town on even years. Other activities of this example of folklore are the concerts, scientific conferences, processions and coexistence seminars, etc
A biennial event the town of Jaca , in Huesca (Aragón ) plays host to Festival Folklórico de los Pirineos - Pyrenees Folk Festival where the city becomes a global village, featuring dancers from about 20 countries from all over the world.



The event packs a great amount into it's programme and is one of the main reasons for its success. Over the space of a week, the festival offers numerous musical performances accompanied by exhibitions, gastronomic events, workshops on a variety of instruments, and introductory dance sessions where people can try learning the dances of all the participating countries. There are stages set up all around the old part of the town, and the streets themselves form the backdrop for the dance groups as they parade through the town.

Jaca town hall website

official Huesca tourist guide

official Aragon government website

Tourist offices in Spain
Jaca
Oficina de Turismo de Jaca
Location
Plaza de San Pedro 11-13
22700
Jaca (Huesca)

Contact details
Tel.: +34 974360098
Fax.: +34 974355165
oficinaturismo@aytojaca.es

festival website

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Sabińánigo
Oficina de Turismo de Aragón en Pirenarium
Location
Avda. del Ejército 27, Pirenarium (galería comercial)
22600
Sabińánigo (Huesca)

Contact details
Tel.: +34 974484272
Fax.: +34 974484276
oficinaturismopirenarium@aragon.es


http://www.turismodearagon.com

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Huesca
Oficina de Turismo de Huesca
Location
Plaza de Luis López Allué s/n, (antiguo mercado)
22002
Huesca (Huesca)

Contact details
Tel.: +34 974292170
Fax.: +34 974292154
oficina@huescaturismo.com


http://www.huescaturismo.com


festival guide

Festival Folklórico de los Pirineos - Pyrenees Folk Festival
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a view of the citadel in Jaca
a view of the citadel in Jaca






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