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Festival

V ART FESTIVAL IN BUDVA

Application Form Date: 11 - 14 May, 2017
Location: Budva, Montenegro
Director: Zoran Strezovski i WOFA
Application Deadline: 20 September, 2018
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.
Budva
There is so much beauty in this place that we can never get enough of. It is always the same but yet different. It is very close but yet mystic and untouchable. It is relaxing, challenging and seductive. It is beauty that we are constantly in search of. And if we are lucky enough - it is the beauty that we always go back to.
In the heart of the Adriatic coast of Montenegro, Budva is awaiting you with its exotic landscapes and your unforgettable experience is yet to begin.
Budva coast is among the most beautiful coasts in the world and its beauty will not leave you indifferent. It is 38 km long and there are 35 beautiful, sandy beaches (8 beaches have blue flag - a prestige international award for quality and standard of service and offer at the beach). Based on the send quality, Budva beaches are ranked into the highest category.
They are situated along the 38 km of indented coastline, characterized by numerous coves, inlets, sandy beaches, capes and islets.
All of them possess charm and beauty of their own, and even the longest holiday seems too short to have enough time to enjoy on each of them. You can swim in the clean and safe sea and experience unforgettable day and night life.
Budva is the metropolis of Montenegrin tourism thanks to the great number of beaches and hotels that make this a most desirable tourist destination.
Apart from its natural beauty, its bay islands and beaches for example, Budva is rich in historic monuments.
Budva Old Town lies on a small peninsula and represents a treasure chest of culture heritage. Crossed with narrow streets and squares are famous buildings, the Church Sv. Trojica, housing the tomb of the exquisite writer Stjepan Mitrov Ljubisa, the Churches of Sv. Ivan, Sv. Bogorodica and Sv. Sava. You can visit the wall of the Old town of Budva and feel the spirit of antique and renaissance charm of Budva.
In the Stari Grad (Old town) you can also visit many shops, cafés, restaurants and galleries. Monasteries Stanjevici, Podostrog, Rezevici and Gradiste are important historic and religious monuments of Budva

Purpose of the festival:

The main purpose of the festival is to bring different cultures closer, through dances, music and interesting national costumes. The main idea of the organizers is to bring to the festival, a variety of folk dances, modern dances, songs and national art groups from all around the world, so that the participants will have a possibility to meet new people, make new friendship relationships. The idea of the festival is to develop new forms of communication in the international dialogue and international cooperation in the future.  

Conditions of the festival:

  • Folklore and modern dance groups from all over the world
  • Each group must consist of dancers, musicians, group managers and administration.
  • The number of the participants is not limited.
  • No age limits.
  • Each group has to bring the national flag of its country.
  • Gifts and Diplomas for participation in the festival are provided by the organizer.
  • Organization of the performances of the participants and the parade.
  • For a group of 21 people you will have 1 free-gratis
  • To prepare a program with duration from 10 to 12 minutes.

Participation fee:

  • 69 euro/per person for 3 half-boards (2 meals per day)
  • 89 euro/per person for 4 half-boards (2 meals per day)
  • It covers hotel accommodation with 2 meals per day (meals are oppen buffet) in 1/2, 1/3 or 1/4 bedrooms with own toilet and bathrooms in 3* hotel Loza - hotel in the center of the city   www.hotelloza-budva.com/        

Insurance:

Personal responsibility and health insurance are within the other obligations of the groups. First Aid and Medical Hospital will be available, medical services must be covered by the group.                                        

Advertizing of the festival:

All festival events will be presented in the press, on the radio stations, as well as on local television programs, on flyers and posters

Program:

 11.05. Thursday
Checking in the hotel, free time for individual activities
19.00 – 21.00 Dinner in the hotel,   
21:00 Welcome reception
 
12.05. Fiday
07:00 – 09:00 Breakfast
10:00 – 14:00 Visiting the Old Town of Budva
18:30 – 21:00 Ensamble parade and Festival evening
21.30 - 22.30 Dinner 
 
 14.05.Saturday 
07:00 – 09:00 Breakfast,
09:00 – 15:00 Crousing Boat – the boat sails from Budva to St.Stefan, Petrovac, Island St .Nikola Swimming And Entertainment (12 Euros).
15.00 - 19.00 Shopping time..
19.00-21.00 Dinner
21.00 - 23.00Social events,exchange presents, party
 
 15.05.Monday
09- 10:00 Breakfast
11.00 Departures 
 
(OPTIONAL)
15.05.Monday
07:00 – 09:00 Breakfast,
09:00 – 16:30 Visiting Tivat
19:00 – 21:00 Dinner,
21:00 – Free night in restourant (optional)
 
16.05.Tuesday
07:00 – 09:00 Breakfast,
10:00 Checking out of the hotels
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

"We build bridges from nation to nation"