29th April - 01th May 2022
from 29th April to 01th May 2022, Loeches - Madrid (Spain)
Folkarria eco Festi-bal wants to recover and extend the traditional dances as well as the European folk music, making them a tool for the integration of different cultures, combining them with actions of ecological and responsible awareness, in addition to a series of participative activities for adults and children.
The 10th edition of "Folkarria eco Festi-bal" will be hold throughout a weekend, presenting a musical offer of national and international bands. In addition there will be music and dance workshops of different parts of the world and shows of traditional Spanish folk for all public.
The festival also organizes an eco-social market, a craft market, a space for debates, exhibitions and other activities, as well as art and movement games for children and performances of traditional folk. One more year, the music and dance contest Folkarria for debutant bands is underway.video
Concerts, workshops, activities...
Castijazz is the Castilian project by Carlos Soto, founder and flautist of Celtas Cortos and Awen Magic Land. Castijazz received the Agapito Marazuela award for New Creation of Folklore in April 2011. Focusing on ethnic music, Castijazz invites us on a worldwide musical journey, with Iberian rhythms and melodies as a starting point. These rhythms are enriched by all the cultures that have passed through the peninsula over the centuries as Sephardic music, Mudejar art and Celtic music intermingle with Mediterranean and Atlantic influences...
Duo Laloy/Letron (France)
Someone probably wrote somewhere that Didier Laloy, a 13 year-old student of Bruno Le Tron, would play alongside him someday. When Laloy and Le Tron play in tandem, the result is a perfect and balanced partnership that includes dance music enriched with all their talent. There will be some balfolk classics, but some suprises as well!
MA PETITE (France)
MA PETITE has a strong reputation among French and European dancers for offering a very unique music that breathes the joy and energy of the party. So, dancers hold yourselves well! because we Know how their concerts start but not how they end...
Bal Folk / Música de Poitou
Bourreé, scottish, circasian, chapeloise, muñeira, an-dro, and mazurka are some examples of rhythms in their repertoire. Through instruments of different origins, such as the bouzouki, the hurdy-gurdy and the nickelharpa, Obal establish a lively conversation with folk dances...
Folk music from everywhere...
Access to 2 concerts/bal folk on the Friday night.
Access to 2 concerts/bal folk on the Saturday night.
* 80€ without discount
(in the ticket office of the festival)
Access to all workshops, concerts and performances of all the weekend.Tickets
Access to all workshops, concerts and performances on saturday.
Access to all workshops, concerts and performances on sunday.
The registration period online for "Folkarria eco-Festi-Bal" will be open from 01 March to 24 April 2022 at a reduced price of 60€ * (first 100 tickets only). After this date, the price will be 80€ (consult the web other special rates).
If you want to realize the pre-registration to ensure your participation in the courses and concerts, in addition to the discount corresponding to the general charge for the full weekend, it will be convenient to buy your ticket in advance through bank transfer.
The festival offers an option for free accommodation in the gym of Loeches which includes toilets and showers. When purchasing online tickets, please also request a place in the gym along with your tickets. Participants must bring their own mats, sleeping bags and towels.
The ticket sales at the festival will be available at the reception of the festival.
The reception of the festival will remain open during the following hours:
|Friday (April 29)
|05:00 pm - 12:00 pm
|Saturday (April 30)
11:00 am - 02:30 pm
05:00 pm - 12:00 pm
|Sunday (May 01)
|11:00 am - 04:00 pm
Outside these hours you can buy your ticket at the entrance door of the workshop or concert.
The festival will take place in the Sport Certer José Rodriguez in Loeches (Madrid). This town is 30 minutes by car from the center of Madrid.
During all a weekend, from 29th April to 01th May 2022, Loeches will invite to enjoy this great event designed to recover and disseminate traditional dances and the european folk music, a major challenge for the integration in diferent cultures based also in the active participation of the public...
The festival offers an option for free accommodation in the gym of Loeches, which includes toilets and showers. When purchasing online tickets, please also request a place in the gym along with your tickets. Participants must bring their own mats, sleeping bags and towels.
In the Bar of the Festival during all the weekend there will be ecological food and drink. There will be vegetarian and meat sandwiches, pies, croissants, snacks...as well as coffee, sodas, teas, wines, beers, etc. All of organic production.
In the Restaurants of Loeches you can find several menus and taste different and rich delicacies.