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International Folklore Festival "NEW DELHI FEST"

Application Form Date: 21 - 27 August, 2015
Location: New Delhi, India
Director: WOFA
Application Deadline: 1 June, 2018
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

Our Festival hosts the finest Folklore Ensembles from all corners of the Globe, where the dance and cultures of the World UNITE. Festival is a creative collision of dance performances, traditional music, workshops and discussions. It is vibrant and exciting festival offering a wide range of expertise from world-class folklore artists to impromptu performances on Indian Stages, which portray the ethnic ancestral traditions with royal costumes forming a unique cultural diversity thus enhancing the portfolio of the Festival providing a fun day out for people of all ages and walks of life..

The Festival showcases 10 International Folklore Ensembles with 5 National Ensembles. The festival will be a highlight of the New Delhi’s Cultural diversity and it expects an exceptional line up which brings over 600 artists together with the massive crowd over 20,000 to 50,000 patrons by hitting the biggest grounds & Auditoriums of New Delhi and NCR Regions.Festival will arrange some activities for the attending groups as the excursions to some of the local Historical Places.  Preparing the Fun games and encourages groups to participate.

Admission to the Festival

 Festival Organization will provide space to all folklore dancing groups and also equally to some of the Dancing/Musical groups who want to share our stage for their cultural project promotions, Dancing School / Academy Promotions, College/University Dance Group Promotions & Music Album Promotions.

 Festival Organization will select the best 5 groups from 4 corners of the World, who are requested to pay for the accommodation and Food thereby selecting the Accommodation package of  130Euros.

Conditions :

•          Festival is open to host all dancing and musical performance groups.

•          Participants of the group should be 10-35 members.

•          Participants of the Music Bands should atleast be 5.

•          Participants of the group members should be 13+.

•          Groups should get the Flight Tickets and Travel Insurance by their own.

 

•          Groups should choose the accommodation packages stated below:

Accommodation Packages: 

130 Euros Package:

•          3 Star Hotel Accommodation

•          Full Board: 3 Times Meals

•          6 days Accommodation

•          Arrival on 21-Aug by 12:00 and Departure on 27-Aug by 12:00

•           New Delhi Airport Transfers

•          City Tour

 All application forms will be evaluated by the Organization Committee. Official invitations will be sent to all groups which are eligible as participants by April 30th, 2015.

 After the official invitation the group has to pay 30% advance deposit to the organizer which will be deducted from the final payment. 

Arrivals & Departures:

 The date of arrival for participants to New Delhi  is on  21st, Aug. ( All the foreign groups should arrive in New Delhi Airport on 21st of Aug by 12:00 hours, the opening ceremony is scheduled to be held on 21st of Aug by 19:00pm).

·         The departure time from New Delhi shall be started on 27th  Aug  by 12:00 hours afternoon.

·         The participating groups shall arrive in New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, the SMC organization committee will arrange a coach to meet the foreign groups in the airport and escort them to the hotel

Travel Requirements: 

·         Each group should cover the travelling expenses of their international flight expenses for the round-trip.

·         Every member of the group, has to have Travel Insurance which should include your medical and accidental coverage during the period of the festival.

·         Extra expenses, such as expenses in the hotel for beverages, laundry, room service, long distance calls is not allowed to pay by the organization committee.

             Performance Details:

·         The Group should perform 3 different folk dances with 10,15,20minutes programs each with live music 2 times a day at provided venues.

·         Venues for performances will include open-air stages, theatres, halls, Auditoriums and scenic spots without special stage facilities or lighting equipment.

·         Groups should attend the rehearsals on time.

·         Group should provide 4 workshops in the festival

·         Group should actively participate in the discussion forums

·         The group has to take part in all programs, the festival organizers made it’s whole period and does not undertake any other performances, during the festival period they have no right to cancel any program without any approval from the Festival Committee.

·         National costume of their state can be stylized

F            Festival Rights:

·         The festival reserves the right for radio-TV and video-recording, copy-

right without paying any honorarium.

•    The Festival organizing committee has the right to change the schedule of the program at any time during the festival.

•    By applying you confirm that you accept all festival conditions. All detailed information will be supply after your confirmation for participations

     Program Schedule:

                 21.08. Friday

•          10.00 - 13.00 Arrival in New Delhi, Hotel accommodation,           14.00 – 15.00 Lunch in hotel

•          16.00 – 17.00 Reharsals

·                     18.00 – 20.00 Official Opening of the festival & Ensemble Performance

•          21.00 – 22.00 Dinner in hotel

 

             22.08. Saturday

•          08.00 - 9.00 Breakfast

•          10.00 - 12.00 Reharsals & Ensemble Performances

•          12.00 – 13.00 Discussion Forum

•          14.00 – 15.00 Lunch in hotel

•          15.00 – 16.00 Workshop

•          18.00 – 19.00 Ensemble Performance

•          21.00 – 22.00 Dinner in hotel

 

             23.08   Sunday

•          08.00 - 9.00 Breakfast

•          11.00 - 12.00 Reharsals & Ensemble Performances

•          12.00 – 13.00 Workshop

•          14.00 – 15.00 Lunch in hotel

•          15.00 – 16.00 Workshop

•          18.00 – 19.00 Ensemble Performance

•          20.00 – 21.00 Discussion Forum , exchange presents,

•          21.00 – 22.00 Dinner in hotel

 

             24.08. Monday  

 

•          08.00 – 10.00 Breakfast ,

•          11.00 – 14.00 V11.00 -14.00  New Delhi sightseeing – visiting cultural monuments

•          14.00 – 15.00 Lunch in hotel

•          18.00 – 19.00 Ensemble Performance

•          20.00 – 21.00 Discussion Forum , exchange presents

•          21.00 – 22.00 Dinner in hotel

 

                 25.08. Tuesday

•          08.00 - 9.00 Breakfast,

•          10.00 - 12.00 Reharsals & Ensemble Performances, Meeting with officials

•          12.00 – 13.00 Workshop

•          14.00 – 15.00 Lunch in hotel

•          15.00 – 16.00 Workshop

•          18.00 – 19.00 Ensemble Performance

•          20.00 – 21.00 Discussion Forum , exchange presents,

•          21.00 – 22.00 Dinner in hotel

 

               26.08. Wednesday 

•          08.00 - 9.00 Breakfast,

•          10.00 - 12.00 Reharsals & Ensemble Performances , Meeting with officials

•          12.00 – 13.00 Workshop

•          14.00 – 15.00 Lunch in hotel

•          15.00 – 16.00 Workshop

•          18.00 – 19.00 Ensemble Performance

•          20.00 – 21.00 Discussion Forum

•          21.00 – 22.00 Dinner in hotel

 

                      27.08. Thursday

     •    08.00 - 9.00 Breakfast

·         10.00 - 12.00 Departure of the Ensemble

 

NOTE: One day will be allotted to all the groups for the City Tour and fun loving games.

 

 

Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

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