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2nd International Folk Festival " NEW DELHI FEST"

Application Form Date: 29 - 3 August, 2016
Location: New Delhi, India
Director: WOFA
Application Deadline: 15 July, 2020
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

International Folk Festival-2016 is the Second edition in the heart of India’s Capital & Union territory New Delhi, City of Djinns.

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 will make its authentic skillful and colorful presence with finest acts during the third week of August which connects audiences and artists from around the world, would also generate significant cultural, social and economic benefits to all countries participating in the Festival.

The Festival first Editon showcased 10 International Folklore Ensembles from USA, Mexico, Poland, Nepal, Singapore, Israel, Srilanka, Lithuania & Indonesia 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 250 artists together with the massive crowd over 10,000 to 15,000 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.


The festival is organized by Shrustii Multicultural Centre, members of IOV, CID and IEFA, a Non Profitable organization registered under section 25, are the promoters of Indian Folk, Classical and Theatre Ensembles to varies International stages (France, Poland, Finland, Netherland, Italy, Hungary etc…), since 2005. More information of the Festival organizer follow the link :


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 10 groups from 4 corners of the World, who are requested to pay for the accommodation and Food thereby selecting the Accommodation package of 150Euros/250Euros.


170Euros – 3*Hotel per participant

250Euros – 4* Hotel Per participant


  • 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:


170 Euros Package:

  • 3 Star Hotel Accommodation
  • Full Board: 3 Times Meals
  • 5 days Accommodation
  • Arrival on 29-Jul by 12:00 and Departure on 04-Aug by 12:00
  • New Delhi Airport Transfers
  • Delhi City Tour

250 Euros Package:

  • 4 Star Hotel Accommodation
  • Full Board: 3 Times Meals
  • 5 days Accommodation
  • Arrival on 29-Jul by 12:00 and Departure on 04-Aug by 12:00
  • New Delhi Airport Transfers
  • Delhi City Tour
  • Agra 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 Nov 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.


  • The date of arrival for participants to New Delhi is on 29th, Jul. ( All the foreign groups should arrive in New Delhi Airport on 24th of Mar by 12:00 hours, the opening ceremony is scheduled to be held on 25th of Mar by 6:00pm).
  • The departure time from New Delhi shall be started on 04 th August by 12:00 hours afternoon.
  • The participating groups shall arrive inNew 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.


  • 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.


  • 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 3 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


  • 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 participationPROGRAM SCHEDULE

Date: 29th July 2016

10:00 – 14:00 Arrival of the groups in New Delhi & Hotel Check-In
14:00 – 15:00 Lunch in Hotel
15:30 – 17:30 Holi Party
21:00 – Dinner in Hotel

Date: 30th July 2016

08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast
10:00 – 13:00 Rehearsal on Stage
14:00 – 15:00 Lunch in Hotel
18:00 – 22:00 Official Inauguration & Performance by Groups
22:00 Dinner in Hotel

Date: 31st July 2016

08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast
10:00 – 13:00 Workshops
14:00 – 15:00 Lunch in Hotel
18:00 – 22:00 Performance by Groups
22:00 Dinner in Hotel

Date:1 st August 2016

08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast
10:00 – 13:00 Workshops
14:00 – 15:00 Lunch in Hotel
18:00 – 22:00 Performance by Groups, Closing Ceremony, Gifts exchange, Felicitation, Jam Session.
22:00 Dinner in Hotel

Date: 2nd August 2016

08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast
10:00 – Delhi Tour
22:00 Dinner in Hotel

Date: 3rd August 2016


08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast
09:00 – 12:00 Check- Out from Hotel, Departure of the Groups

(Changes may be possible to the schedule of the program at any time during the festival)


4* Hotel: 

3* hotel:;dcid=4;checkin=2015-08-21;checkout=2015-08-22;ucfs=1;srfid=f09e176f927cefee4ee28b090cf027198193a7e8X6;highlight_room=25411605

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

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