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TÓRSHAVN BRIDGEFESTIVAL

TÓRSHAVN BRIDGEFESTIVAL
According to National Geographic, New York Times and a wide array of other international media, the Faroe Islands is one of those places you just have to visit. Now you have the opportunity to experience the Faroe Islands while living out your passion for bridge. Together with your bridge partner, you may participate in Tórshavn Bridge Festival, an open pairs tournament organised on 8-9 March 2019. Prices start at just *DKK 4.287.
TOURNAMENT FORMAT
The tournament is an open Swiss pairs tournament.
VENUE 
The tournament venue is the cultural hotspot Østrøm, home to some of the most creative companies in the Faroes. In addition to the event venue, Østrøm is home to a lithographic workshop, a recording studio, an advertisement agency and a photographer. Furthermore, the ground floor shop offers an excellent selection of Faroese handcraft and design. See more at
ORGANISER
The Faroese Bridge Association organises the tournament. You can visit the association’s website at www.Bridge.fo
PRIZES
The award for first place is two-times-two flights with Atlantic Airways on their northern routes and two nights in a double room at Hotel Føroyar with three-course dinner at Restaurant Gras. The award for second place is two DKK 2,000 gift certificatea from Fonnflog travel agency. First, second and third placed pairs all get free attendance at Tórshavn Bridge Festival in 2020.
REGISTRATION
You may register for the tournament via fonnflog@fonnflog.fo. Registration is confirmed once the tournament fee is payed. Please submit both your own name and the name of your partner.
TRAVEL AND COST
We offer package deals that include flights, hotel, airport transfers in the Faroes and the tournament fee, which covers a light meal Friday night, lunch on Saturday and the banquet dinner on Saturday night. During the tournament itself, water, coffee/tea and snacks will be available at the venue.
Travelling participants may choose to arrive on Friday 8 March and depart on Sunday, 10 March, requiring only two over-night stays. However, the package deals offered assumes three nights with arrival on Thursday 7 or Friday 8 March and departure on Sunday 10 or Monday 11 March, providing you with the opportunity to explore Tórshavn and the Faroe Islands on both Thursday and Sunday. It is also possible to buy extra nights at the hotel for those who wish to stay longer. Contact the travel agency for information about hotel prices, car rentals and organised trips.HOTEL
Guests will stay at the Hotel Tórshavn at the heart of the capital. The hotel is located just a three minute walk away from the tournament venue, Østrøm. See more at http://hoteltorshavn.fo
EXCURSION
If you opt to stay until Monday, you may order one out of two possible excursions on Sunday 10 March. One is a bus tour to some of the key sights around the Faroe Islands; the second option is a spectacular mountain hike to the village of Gásadalur. The hike is weather dependent and the route and destination might be changed.
PACKAGE DEALS BY COUNTRY:DENMARK
Copenhagen – Faroe Islands – Copenhagen:
From *DKK 4.287, - Arrival 7 or 8 March – Departure 10 or 11 March. Price includes: flight, 3 nights in shared double room at Hotel Tórshavn, airport transfer in the Faroes and tournament fee.
Billund – Faroe Islands – Billund:
From *DKK 5.000, - Arrival 7 March – Departure 11 March. Price includes: flight, 4 nights in shared double room at Hotel Tórshavn, airport transfer in the Faroes and tournament fee.
ICELAND
Keflavík – Faroe Islands – Keflavík:
From *DKK 4.580, Arrival 8 March – Departure 11 March. Price includes: flight, 3 nights in shared double room at Hotel Tórshavn, airport transfer in the Faroes and tournament fee.
NORWAY
Bergen – Copenhagen – Faroe Islands – Bergen:
From *DKK 6.100, - Arrival 7 or 8 March – Departure 11 March. Price includes: flight, 3 nights in shared double room at Hotel Tórshavn, airport transfer in the Faroes and tournament fee.
Oslo – Faroe Islands – Oslo (Via CPH):
From *DKK 6.100, - Arrival 7 or 8 March – Departure 10 or 11 March. Price includes: flight, 3 nights in shared double room at Hotel Tórshavn, airport transfer in the Faroes and tournament fee.
SWEDEN
Stockholm – Faroe Islands – Stockholm (Via CPH):
From *DKK 6.100, - Arrival 7 or 8 March – Departure 10 or 11 March. Price includes: flight, 3 nights in shared double room at Hotel Tórshavn, airport transfer in the Faroes and tournament fee.
*All prices are subject to availability, and sold out dates.
Participants from other countries are of course very welcome to join us at this first Tórshavn Bridgefestival. Contact the trave bureau Fonn Flog at fonnflog@fonnflog.fo for prices of the package from your destination.

When and where

Date

8. March - 9. March 2019

Where

Østrøm

Address

Skálatrøð 18

Zip code

100

City

Tórshavn

Organizer

Name

Føroya Bridgesamband

E-mail

bjarkij50@gmail.com

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