Location: EILAT - RED SEA, Israel
Application Deadline: 30 January, 2020
I N V I T A T I O N
With pleasure we INVITE you (Folk ensembles, Choral groups, Ballroom dance teams, art schools, Music theatre, modern dance teams, orchestras and majorette teams), (children and youth groups) to participate on III International Folklore and Modern Dance&Vocal Festival -Competition "EILAT WAVES" from 29 April - 03 May 2020
Eilat is a place where visitors seem to have a great time and where children in particular seem blissfully happy. The warm waters of the Red Sea, home to some of the world's most beautiful coral reefs, offer snorkeling, diving and swimming opportunities, and there are plenty of other attractions on offer, including hiking amid desert scenery, VAT-free shopping and an aquarium.
Eilat's Wave- International Dance&Vocal Festival -Competition is one of the great dance&vocal competitive events in Israel.The festival takes place in the best concert hall of Eilat ( Tiatron Eilat) with concert's stage 18x12 m. More than 1700 youth dancers and singers took part in the 2nd festival in 2019. The festival program includes Great Open Ceremony, Dance Contest, workshops, disco, meeting with foreign groups, VIP meetings for leaders of the groups, interview for TV and radio channels, yacht ship with the best marine attractions that Eilat has to offer: tubing, banana boats, parasailing, jet ski. Festival's committee can organize excursions to the Dead Sea and to Old City of Jerusalem according to your desire.
The festival is organized by the Israeli Folk Theater with the support of the Eilat Municipality.
Nominations for dance:
· Character Dance/Folk dance (Authentic, Styled)
· Jazz/Modern/Contemporary/Freestyle/ Sport show-Acrodance/
Nominations for vocal:
· Academic/Folk /Pop
Size of group:
· small group up to 4 singers/ dancers
· small group up to 8 dancers/ for hip -hop and break-dance only/
Age of group:
· first steps / for first year of study, up to 6 years
· Kiddy -A- 6-7 years
· Kiddy -B- 8-10 years
· Teeny- 11-13 years
· Youngsters- 14-16 years
· Grown-up- 17+ years
Age of group /for Hip-Hop and Break-Dance only:
· Kiddy -up to 12 years
· Teeny- up to 16 years
· Youngsters - 17 + years
Judges are outstanding Israeli and foreign choreographers and dancers.Maximum-12 points
Evaluation criteria for Dance:
· Performance : Creativity, Staging, Spacing, Showmanship, Costume
· Technique: Technical Skills, Synchronization, Musicality, Difficulty
Evaluation criteria for Vocal:
· Vocal Technique – Tone Quality, Breath Support, Intonation, Diction and Articulation
· Performance /Show Design – Emotionality, Music Selection, Effective use of Stage and Performance Area, Outfit and Style.
The Jury awards all of participants by diplomas and medals
Memorable prizes are given to the winners of the competition -Laureate of The 1st, 2nd, 3rd degrees and Grand Prix
During for dance/song composition- up to 3.5 minutes (an exception for folklore dance).
Participation in the festival is registered after submitting an application and paying a registration fee 50 $ per participant of contest. This fee is not addition payment. It is excluded from participation fee. If the groups/participants want to take part in the additional nomination – they have to pay 10 $ per participant extra charges.
Each participant of the festival (group or soloist) submits an application and submits to the Organizing Committee the following documents, confirming the intention to take part in the festival:
· Completed application form
· Confirmation of a registration fee payment
In response to the application and in confirmation of payment, Organization Committee sends an official invitation to the group/soloist and offers booking of the hotel, transfer and touring program.
Participation fee includs:
· registration fee
· hotel accommodation 5 days /4 nights (HB)
· admission fee for all events of festival
· yacht ship with the best marine attractions
Participation fee not includs:
· transfer from/to airport
· additional excursions
Participation fee with hotel accommodation 5 days /4 nights 4*(HB):
double room - 415$ per person
room for three- 375$ per person
room for four -345$ per person
For group more than 20 members - one member is free of charge.
Addition day fee -80$
Attention! Payment of the registration fee is not refundable.
For each group, we will select an individual very interesting program across Israel for first acquaintance with Israeli and culture and visiting the Old City of Jerusalem that is one of the most intense places on Earth! (75$ per person with dinner -all day in Jerusalem with visiting the most significant monuments of world cultural and spiritual heritage).