GENERAL INFORMATION: Festival organisation committee will provide one English speaking guide to each group for helping programme schedule. Groups can perform with live music or playback CD- FLASH DISK. If Group accept and agree with the festival conditions, have to fill up the APPLICATION FORM and send us with a short brief about their background and their previously activities in abroad and group photos by e-mail with attachment file.
During the festival, there will be three times of gift exchanges, two of them with Municipality Mayors and one of them with the festival committee at welcoming meeting.
FESTIVAL GENERAL CONDITIONS : Most programs are held in the evening however, some day time programs are also scheduled. Performances are approximately 10-12 minutes. The time of the performance allowed will be strictly limited. All groups will show of their performance max 2 nights, groups shall perform in ISTANBUL different MUNICIPALITIES .We are going to invite 8 countries .( Folklore, Modern Dance, Choir, music, children, young and adult groups).
CATEGORIES : FOLK DANCE ( Traditional folk dance – cerography modern folk dance ) – FOLK MUSIC – FOLK INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC, CHORUS GROUPS ( Children Female Male Mixed ) ,MODERN DANCE SOLO- DUET COMPETITION ( Folk music – folk instrumental, Modern dance latin dance )
ACCOMMODATION *** 3 STARS HOTEL
95 € / per person/ all Festival time 3 NIGHTS 4 DAYS
120 € / per person/ all Festival time 4 NIGHTS 5 DAYS
We will provide to you Two meals per day each room has 3-4 beds. (Breakfast+Dinner) and accommodation at the 3* hotel .
ACCOMMODATION **** 4 STARS HOTEL
105 € / per person/ all Festival time 3 NIGHTS 4 DAYS
130 € / per person/ all Festival time 4 NIGHTS 5 DAYS
We will provide to you Two meals per day open buffet (Breakfast+Dinner) and accommodation at the 4* hotel centrum in Kadikoy, each room has 2-3 beds. free internet wifi.
If group come more than 25 people one leader free www.adenotel.com if groups want to lunch pocket we can arrange it.
P.S: All payments have to be pay in cash (travel-cheque not acceptable) at the first day of the festival., if you want to stay at single room we can arrange it with extra fee. FOR EXTRA DAYS; it is possible to organize, such as; for dormitory 20 euro, 3* hotel 30 euro, 4* hotel 35 euro-per person for one day. Deposit is non-refundable.
P.S: All payments have to be pay in cash (travel-cheque not acceptable) at the first day of the festival. If the group wants to stay at hotel, they should send their deposit (800 €)
TECHNICAL & ARTISTIC INFORMATIONS: All the basics are providing by the festival organization, such as lightening, one stage side for musicians with microphones participation groups. The groups will perform at the open-air stages mostly during the nights, however some daily performances will be in festival schedule programmed too.
FESTIVAL MEDICAL INSURANCE : All groups are required to secure MADICAL INSURANCE before coming to festival. Organization won’t pay any medical or hospital cost incurred at the festival period. However for any emergency situation, we will provide an ambulance and it will be always ready for 24 hours.
TRANSPORTATION; If group is going to by PLANE, we are going to hire the bus for their all ground transportations. Groups will pay this bus cost. Bus, serves throughout the festival dates (Airport transfers, excursions program transfers (group will visit historical area in Europe side only once), and transfers to the field performance). At the first day of the festival transportation fee should be paid to the festival committee. This is the cost of BUS for max. 44 person, totally 1200 €. If group number of participant less than 20 person bus cost is 990 € .
If group is coming by own BUS, the group will not pay us these transportation fee. The groups are going to pay the bus parking fees in during the sightseeing. (There is no parking fee for accommodation and performance place),tolls and gasoline expenses during the festival (the all ground transportations will take almost 250 km.). And festival committee won’t give any petrol for all ground transportations to the buses.
- ACTIVITIES DURING THE FESTIVAL; Group will visit historical area in Europe side in SULTANAHNET MOSQUE , BLUE MOSQUE free , SAINT SOPHIA, TOPKAPI PALACE, GRAND BAZAAR . PRIVATE BOAT TOUR (10 €, per person), one day during the festival period, there will be a swimming possibility at MARMARA SEA BEACH. Participation groups will be able to see PUBLIC BAZAAR and big SHOPPING CENTERS,