13-14-15 April 2018


from 13th to 15th April 2018, Valdemorillo - Madrid (Spain)

Flyer 2018.

Folkarria eco Festi-bal is a folk music festival.

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 8th 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.



Concerts, workshops, activities...

B-Road Bastards (Belgium)

B-Road Bastards started as a streetmusic project of 3 young Belgian friends playing guitar, saxophone and cajon. In 2013, They had the crazy idea to only play in cities starting with the letter B. Their adventures took them to the streets of Budapest, Barcelona, Bologna, Brussels, Braga, Brugges and Béziers.

2 hours

Party house

Bal Folk

For more information about this group, visit its official website!

Elanor (Belgium)

Elanor is a young Belgian folk group with roots in Ghent. In May of 2013, five seasoned musicians put their instruments together. A steaming accordion, a solid and sound hurdy-gurdy, virtuosic bagpipes and swinging flutes served in a spicy broth of bass and guitar. The music is energetic, easy to dance to and innovative with traditional elements. Original compositions and arrangements also allow a sitting audience to swing with pleasure.

2 hours

Party house

Bal Folk

For more information about this group, visit its official website!

Zagala (Spain)

Zagala is a band born in Madrid in 2015, with the purpose of delving into the peninsular folklore and making it known. Voice, mandola, guitar, violin, Iberian percussions like the “pandero cuadrao” or tambourines, merge with the sounds of drums from other corners of the world.

2 hours

Party house

Castilian Folk

For more information about this group, visit its official website!

BAL O'GADJO (France)

After 10 years of existence, more than 300 concerts throughout Europe and 4 albums, Bal O'Gadjo continues its work of opening and meeting between traditional European music and world rhythms.

2 hours

Party house

Bal Folk

For more information about this group, visit its official website!

PAN DE CAPAZO (Spain/Holland)

For more than 15 years Pan de Capazo has been traveling around the world. They left the asphalt looking for the horizon, bringing music to his own life, root music that goes beyond places, people or identities, getting as far as possible, looking to the past to draw the present. Traditional, acoustic instruments of different origins and mud in the boots, mud from the orchard, mud from the path.

2 hours

Party house

Bal Folk

For more information about this group, visit its official website!


Aérokorda is a young folk band from Belgium that plays energetic, yet sometimes restrained folk music with Celtic and Slavic influences. Pavel Souvandjiev (violin), Adriaan Van Wonterghem (Guitars) and Davy Cautaerts (Tin Whistles and Octave Mandolin) formed the band in October 2016.

1.5 hours

Party house

Mediterranean Folk

For more information about this group, visit its official website!

Duo Rodríguez Franceschini (Spain/Holland)

Duo Rodriguez Franceschini is the musical project created by Ramón Rodriguez (Pan de Capazo) and Emanuel Franceschini (Trikosis), longtime friends and neighbours for a little less in this peculiar natural place, which is the Hof van Wezel.

1.5 hours

Party house

Bal Folk

For more information about this group, visit its official website!

Monsieur Fruits (Franc3)

Monsieur Fruits, c’est une guitare et une voix… Un duo qui devient trois lorsqu’un « trombone à la bouche » s’invite à la fête A la frontière entre Georges Marley et Bob Brassens, entre légèreté et désinvolture…

1.5 hours

Party house

Bal Folk

For more information about this group, visit its official website!
  • - This program can change.


Folk music from everywhere...

  • Bal O'Gadjo

    France, Bal-Folk

  • B Road Bastards

    Belgium, Bal-Folk

  • Zagala

    Spain, Castilian Folk

  • Pan De Capazo

    Spain/Holland, Bal-Folk

  • Elanor

    Belgium, Bal-Folk


Finalist Bands

  • Aérokorda

    Belgium, Bal-Folk

  • Duo Rodríguez Franceschini

    Spain/Holland, Bal-Folk

  • Monsieur Fruits

    France, Bal-Folk


FREE ENTRY: More than 65 years, Children from 0 to 12 years.
DISCOUNT 50% (For individual tickets): Neighbours of Valdemorillo, Children from 12 to 16 years.
DISCOUNT 20% (For individual tickets): Unemployed (with accreditation).
(*) FULL FESTIVAL (price 50 €): Pre-sale from 1 to 28 February 2018, Unemployed (with accreditation), Neighbours of Valdemorillo, Children from 12 to 16 years.
(*) FULL FESTIVAL (price 60 €): Pre-sale from 1 to 15 March 2018.
(*) FULL FESTIVAL (price 65 €): Pre-sale from 16 to 31 March 2018. From April 1, only you can buy your tickets in the ticket office of the festival whenever there is capacity available.
INDIVIDUAL TICKETS: If you only want to participate in certain stages and concerts, you can buy your ticket directly in the festival.
12€ Concert/Dance - 10€ Dance Workshop - 15€ Music Workshop - 5€ Concert/Workshop Contest

Friday Night


  • Concerts/Bal Folk

Saturday Night


  • Concerts/Bal Folk

Full Festival


* 65€ without discount
(in the ticket office of the festival)

  • Concerts of week-end
    Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Music Workshops
    Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Dance Workshops
    Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Shows
    Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Full Saturday


  • Concerts of day
  • Music Workshops
  • Dance Workshops

Full Sunday


  • Concerts of day
  • Dance Workshops



The registration period online for "Folkarria eco-Festi-Bal" will be open from 1 to 28 February 2018 at a reduced price of 50 € and from 1 to 15 March 2018 at a reduced price of 60 €. After this date (from 16 to 31 March 2018 o in the ticket o in the ticket office of the festival), the price will be 65€ (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.

Once the form is completed, you will receive an email with the amount you have to pay. Make the transfer in bank number that you will receive by e-mail. When we receive it, we confirm you the ticket purchase.

*IMPORTANT INFORMATION* Folkarria 2018 offers a limited number of places to sleep, with available showers, in the Sport Center of Valdemorillo.

People with full festival tickets will have priority or reasons of capacity. If you want a place to sleep in the Sport Center, please indicate it in the registration form.


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 13) 5:00 pm - 00:00 am
Saturday (April 14) 11:00 am - 02:30 pm
05:00 pm - 01:00 am
Sunday (April 15) 11:00 am - 06:00 pm

Information of Interest

The festival will take place in Valdemorillo (Madrid). This town is 30 minutes by car from the center of Madrid.

During all a weekend, from 13th to 15th April, Valdemorillo 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...


Address: C/ Paz, 33

Phone: +34 91 899 02 89




Address: Plaza de la Constitución, 8

Phone: +34 91 897 74 13



Address: Ctra.M-600 Km 22.200

Phone: +34 91 899 03 00




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, well as coffee, sodas, teas, wines, beers, etc. All of organic production.

In the Restaurants of Valdemorillo you can find several menus and taste different and rich delicacies.


Underground Madrid     Underground map     Underground Prices


Valdemorillo has many bus lines that link the town with Madrid in just 45 minutes and that connect the town with neighboring town like as Collado Villalba or San Lorenzo de El Escorial. At the same time, there is a service of urban transport that communicates the historical center complex with the numerous urbanization.

641 Madrid (Moncloa)-Valdemorillo - Autocares Beltran (Tel:918651197)

642 Madrid (Moncloa)-Colmenar del Arroyo - Autocares Beltran (Tel:918651197)

645 Madrid (Moncloa)-Robledo de Chavela-Cebreros - Autocares Herranz (Tel:918969028)

669 San Lorenzo de El Escorial- Villanueva de la Cañada - Autocares Herranz (Tel:918969028)

669A San Lorenzo de El Escorial El Escorial - Autocares Herranz (Tel:918969028)

630 Villalba (Estación)-Galapagar-Colmenarejo-Valdemorillo - Autocares Julian De Castro (Tel:918424646)

Train Madrid     Train map     Train prices


Valdemorillo does not have a train station. Most stations are close to El Escorial, Galapagar or Villaba from where you can take a bus.

C8 Madrid - El Escorial/Galapagar

  • In the same train station there are buses that lead to Valdemorillo such as 669 and 669A.

C8 y C10 Madrid - Villalba

  • A three minute by walking ther is the bus station from where the 630 connect with Valdemorillo.
Ionel Iordache

+34 606 852 534

Mª José Rufo Rodrigo

+34 620 219 120

Justino Rufo Rodrigo

+34 609 237 726

José Varela Castro

+34 629 111 405

Félix Gutiérrez Martínez

+34 628 774 124


Asociación Folkarria - CIF: G87210514
© 2018 Folkarria eco Festi-bal.