Lions Program

3rd Lions World Song Festival for the Blind
Lions Program

2 November 2017
Visit to Krakow
9:00 Sightseeing of the Royal Route with licensed English speaking guide
The route includes sightseeing of the most important historical buildings in the Old Town, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. that is: Florian's Gate and Barbakan, the Main Market Square with the renaissance Cloth Hall and the Church of St. Mary, Museum of the Jagiellonian University – Collegium Maius, the St. Francis’ Basilica with beautiful stain-glass windows by Stanisław Wyspiański, Kanonicza Street, the Wawel Hill - the Royal Cathedral.
14:00 Return to the hotel
19:00 Preliminary Concert (part I)

3 November 2017
Visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum
The former Nazi camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the world's biggest site of mass extermination, was the place of the greatest human annihilation, enslavement and human degradation. Since 1979, the camp has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Nowadays, the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum is a monument dedicated to the memory of the murdered during World War II.
9:00 Transfer from Krakow to Auschwitz-Birkenau
10:30 – 13:30 Visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum with a local English speaking guide
15:00 Return to Krakow
19:00 Preliminary Concert (part II)

4 November 2017
Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour
The Salt Mine in Wieliczka, situated near Krakow, is one of the oldest salt mines in Europe. In 1978 the unique mining phenomenon, still operating, was put on the First International List of the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. This mine illustrates more than 700-year-history of Polish salt mining and demonstrates the major significance of the salt production in Krakow. For hundreds of years the mine has been a source of excitement for visitors. In the preserved mining tunnels one may find admirable chambers and galleries, richly ornamented chapels, underground lakes and also the world`s only collection of wooden mining machinery and equipment.
8:45 Transfer to Wieliczka
9:40 – 11:40 Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour
12:45 Return to Krakow
19:00 The Gala Concert
21:00 Announcement of the decision of the jury, award ceremony
21:30 Hotel Galaxy, Gala Banquet for all the contestants

Services:
♪ tickets for 3 concerts
♪ Gala Banquet
♪ sightseeing program of Krakow, Auschwitz and Wieliczka with an English speaking guide

The package does not include:
♪ accommodation

Reservation of accommodation according to the offer presented in tap Hotels
Contact with the Festival Office: festival2017@lionsfestival.org