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23rd International Summer course of Encounter 

Dear participants and interested parties,
we are very sorry, but the global coronavirus pandemic crisis has also affected our course and we are forced to cancel it. But do not despair, we are looking forward to you on 25-30 July 2021 when we moved the course. We will contact the participants already registered in the coming weeks.
We hope you keep our favor and look forward to seeing you already!

Traditional ways & New visions


July 26 - 31, 2020

Mikulov, Czech Republic


A summer school of Elemental Music and Dance Pedagogy ("Orff-Schulwerk") for teachers, assistants of teachers, community musicians, students and anyone else working in creative music and dance education at Mikulov Castle.



 We are looking forward to welcoming the participants from all over the world!


Registration online

The online registration form is available from March 1st, 2020 till June 30th, 2020.

Registration for the course and booking accommodation is done separately. Dining and airport transfers are ordered with course registration.

Course fee: 390 €

Registration form here: Registration form

Registration for participants from Czech republic through the on-line application system on www.orff.cz. More informations here: informace k registaci českých účastníků

Cancellation policy:

Taking into account the global coronavirus situation, we are updating the cancellation policy since 7 March 2020 for canceling the course or canceling the course for the newly registered participants as follows:  

 -check-out until the 7th day after the course registration -> without cancellation fee
- check out from the 8th day after the course registration until 20/6-> cancellation fee 50 Euro
- check out by 10/7-> 50% of the course fee
- check out after 10 / 7-> full cancellation fee

Grants for European teachers about Erasmus+ Program (School Education Staff Mobility KA101)

Grants from Carl Orff Foundation are avaible for participants from Central and East Europe. Requests for grants contraining a motivation letter and structured CV plese send to e-mail mikulov@isce.cz or fill in this form here: application for partial scholarship

Please bring suitable clothing and shoes for movement sessions. No video or audio recording is allowed. Participants will receive a certificate confirming attendance and the amount of the paid fee at the end of the course. Each participant is responsible for his/ her medical and accident insurance. We recommend to take out travel insurance for unforeseen situations.


We offer accommodation of three categories (from 25 € to 68 € per night) at the hotels near Mikulov Castle. Order in our e-shop (reservation only, without payment), based on your booking details you will receive an invoice via e-mail. E-shop can be found in the main menu or via this link: Accomodation reservation - Rezervace ubytování