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XIII. International MARMARIS Folk Festival

Application Form Price: 115 € Date: 17 - 22 May, 2022
Location: MARMARIS, Turkey
Director: Selçuk & WOFA
Application Deadline: 1 November, 2021
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.


History of Marmaris - Marmaris: the crossroad of the Aegean and Mediterranean seaspart of the Mediterranean Sea between neighbours Turkey and Greece is the Aegean sea. This is how the two neighbours refer to the part the Mediterranean between them. The Aegean Sea is connected to the black Sea by Canakkale and Istanbul straits. A frequently asked question; “Where is the beginning and end of the Mediterranean and Aegean Seas?”The Answer is “MARMARİS”

Meeting of Cultures:There are settlements spreading along the Peninsula.The town center is changing and modernizing due to the power of tourism.he decreasing population is moving out further from the center. Multi-coloured, multi-cultured and living together in peace.

All visitors passing through on daily tours are embraced by the locals. You have the choice between central places where the sea, sand and the sun are complemented with nightly entertainment continuing until morning, or silent bays on a small boat swimming silently under moon light. whatever your heart desires..


 During the festival the groups will perform their dances, sing songs, participate in the activities and introduce their own cultures. They will visit the historic and touristic places of the beautiful region and make new friends with the world youths.


Each country can participate with one group for per category.(folk dance,modern dance, choir, majorettes,orchestra)

The group should be in Muğla  -Marmaris on 17 May 2021 and the departure date is 22 May 2021   after breakfast.

The number of group not limited for person, including the manager, leader musicians  drivers and dancers.

The age of dancers are not limited in the participant group.

Performances should be either 5-15 min.

The groups may perform with live music or USB.

The groups should come with their national flags.


 Participation fee:

- 115 Euro per person for 3 All inclusive sevices in 3* hotel.

- 130 Euro per person for 4 All inclusive sevices in 3* hotel.

- 135 Euro per person for 4 All inclusive sevices  in 4* hotel.

- 155 Euro per person for 5 All inclusive sevices in 4* hotel.

If group want to stay extra day they can paid 35 Euro/person/day.

Every 25 participants: 1 person is free (26th person is free).

* The fee of % 40 will must be transfer after official invitation!!


The accommodation will start in 17 May 2021 at 14:00 and finish 22 May 2021 after the festival program ends The rooms are for 3 & 4 person.

If members want to stay double room ,they must paid 10 Euro/person/day extra, if there will be any single room the group must pay in addition 13 Euro/person/day

As a next step, the fee of 40% must be transfer after official invitation!! If transfer will not done after official invitation, groups participation will be canceled.

If group will arrive by plane to Dalaman Airport, transfer (Airport-Hotel,Hotel-Airport,transfer during the festival) will be 900 Euro.It will organizing by commitee.



NEWS ABOUT THE FESTIVAL                                             Published on 24 April 2019



 Tenth edition of the International Folklore Festival "Marmaris" was held in the period May 15th-20th, 2019. This year the festival was attended by 800 dancers from Bulgaria, Georgia, Iran, Ukraine, Cyprus, Kosovo, Nepal and many local Turkish groups. During the festival, dancers met many unknown and different cultures.

The program of the forum included 3 spectacles, 2 official meetings, excursion to Marmaris, workshop, DJ party and master class.

 The Gala concert was watched by 10,000 spectators, enjoying all the performances. The director of the festival Selcuk Yildiz awarded the participants with certificates and the groups' leaders - plaques. "Each group left Marmaris with wonderful memories. And we have achieved our goal "Dance for Peace" ... "- the organizers shared.


Reviews from the groups: 

This festival has review of 9 groups and average estimation is VERY GOOD- 8,8/10
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

"We build bridges from nation to nation"