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International Cultural and Dance Festival , New Delhi - INDIA

Application Form Price: 175 € Date: 6 - 11 July, 2023
Location: NEW DELHI, India
Director: V.K & WOFA
Application Deadline: 15 December, 2022
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

I N V I T A T I O N 

WELCOME TO DELHI- The capital city of INDIA.

Delhi is the capital territory of India.  Delhi is the largest commercial centre in northern India.The National Capital Territory of Delhi has its own Legislative Assembly, Lieutenant Governor,council of ministers and Chief Minister. The people of Delhi are referred to as Delhiites or Dilliwalas. The city is referenced in various idioms of the Northern Indo-Aryan languages.Delhi Culture at a GlanceDelhi has been ruled by different kinds of the rulers that belong to different regions and thusfollow their own tradition. This is the reason that the capital city of India has vast variety of thetraditions and the culture with a different faith in every nook and corner of the city which means combination of ancient and modern beauty.New Delhi has been acting as host of different types of the cultures and this attracts moretourists towards this charming city. It enlightens the heart with every passing monuments,forts, markets, and colorful people with mass diversity all around. The dilli walas are culturallyand religiously incredibly united. That is why Delhi is one of the top places in the list of touristsand serving as the complete tourism hub for the visitors.

Indira Gandhi International Airport welcomes you with great delight and honor however, for you to be able to make your vacation comfortable and memorable; Delhi's culture has been influenced by its lengthy history and historic association as the capital of India. This is exemplified by many significant monuments in the city. Delhi is also identified as the location of Indraprastha, the ancient capital of the Pandavas. 

The Archaeological Survey of India recognizes 1200 heritage buildings and 175 monuments as national heritage sites. In the Old City, the Mughals and the Turkic rulers constructed several architecturally significant buildings, such as the Jama Masjid – India's largest mosque and the Red Fort. Three World Heritage Sites – the Red Fort, Qutab Minar and Humayun's Tomb – are located in Delhi. Other monuments include the India Gate, the Jantar Mantar – an 18th-century astronomical observatory – and the Purana Qila – a 16th-century fortress. 

The Laxminarayan temple, Akshardham temple, the Bahá'í Lotus temple and the ISKCON temple are examples of modern architecture. Raj Ghat and associated memorials houses memorials of Mahatma Gandhi and other notable personalities. New Delhi houses several government buildings and official residences reminiscent of British colonial architecture, including the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Secretariat, Rajpath, the Parliament of India and Vijay Chowk. Safdarjun;s Tomb is an example of the Mughal gardens style. Some regal havelis (palatial residences) are in the Old City.

Festival Description:

International Folklore Festival is characterized by the unique format of the event, variety of folklore and performing features of dances,  from all corners of the Globe, openness to the new, combination of entertainment and high artistic level of participants’ performance, where the dance and cultures of the World UNITE  in the heart of India’s Capital New Delhi. International Ethnic Folklore Festival started its first edition-2015, in the heart of India’s Capital & Union territory New Delhi, City of Djinns. IEFF-INDIA focuses on cultural & Tourism concepts with a combination of luxurious comfort of the artistic groups. The concept of the festival-contest meets the actual world trends of folklore culture popularization.  Particularly it corresponds with the initiatives of UNESCO that has called the world community to active promotion of dialog between cultures and generations through folk art.

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 400 artists together with the massive crowd over 10,000 to 20,000 patrons by hitting the biggest grounds & Auditoriums of New Delhi and NCR Regions.

The Festival is providing a platform for outstanding artistic groups, to offer the audience a great diversity in countries and areas represented in the program and never forgetting to add some fun and unique identity to our cultural shows. We try to bring quality in depth, and we recognize the need to give our artists and audiences the best stages, in the best auditoriums, with the best sound and lighting possible.

Our Festival is committed to provide international forum to the talent of New Delhi   to all where art lovers would get an opportunity to explore different cultures under one roof and to enjoy the dances of various countries and provinces of India.The 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.

 Our folklore festival in the New Delhi area, promises to feature over 40 hours of entertainment in one week of cultural events.

Festival highlights:

  • Direct flight to New Delhi - Capital city of INDIA
  • Welcome to all groups and to ages
  • Comfort stays with hygiene places 
  • 3 times meals with Delicious cuisines of INDIA
  • Convenient and friendly Program schedules
  • Certificates to all group members and a Huge beautiful Trophy to the Group
  • Mehndi Painting
  • Traditional Indian dress wear and photo session
  • Helps to explore as 15 Monuments of Delhi in Delhi City Tour
  • Option to choose Agra-Taj mahal, Mathur Tour, Jaipur Tour, Haridwar & Rishikesh, Gujarat Tour & Goa Tour as per the group requirements

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 packages of 175 Euro / 210 Euro / 250 Euro.

Conditions:

  • Festival is open to host all dancing and musical performance groups, folk, classical, semi Folk & classical, fusions, marching bands, oriental dance groups etc.
  • Groups are allowed to perform with live music or cd player.
  • Participants of the Music Bands should at least be 5.
  • Participants of the group members should be of any age starting from 8+.
  • Groups should get the Flight Tickets and Travel Insurance by their own.
  • Groups can extend their stay in INDIA only with the organizer with extra days and extra tourism which are available with the organizer. Groups can not engage themselves with any other Tour operator while in India on Organizers invitation.
  • Groups should choose the accommodation packages stated below:

Participation Fee:

  • 175 Euro per person
  • 220 Euro per person
  • 240 Euro per person
  • 280 Euro per person

Participation fee includes:

  • 175 Euro Package:
    • 3 Star Hotel Accommodation
    • Full Board: 3 Times Meals
    • 5 days/4 nights’ Accommodation
      • Arrival on 06 July  by 12:00 and (Lunch will be the first meal)
      • Departure on 10 July  by 10:00 - 12:00 (after breakfast)
      • Delhi City Tour (excluding Monuments fee)
  • 220 Euro Package:
    • 3 Star Hotel Accommodation
    • Full Board: 3 Times Meals
    • 6 days/5 nights’ Accommodation
      • Arrival on 06 July by 12:00 and (Lunch will be the first meal)
      • Departure on 11 July  by 10:00 - 12:00 (after breakfast)
    • New Delhi Airport Transfers
    • Delhi City Tour (Excluding Monuments fee)
  • 240 Euro Package:
    • 4 Star Hotel Accommodation
    • Full Board: 3 Times Meals
    • 5 days/4 nights’ Accommodation
      • Arrival on 06 July  by 12:00 and (Lunch will be the first meal)
      • Departure on 11 July  by 10:00 - 12:00 (after breakfast)
    • New Delhi Airport Transfers
    • Delhi City Tour (Excluding Monuments fee)
    • 280 Euro Package:
      • 4 Star Hotel Accommodation
      • Full Board: 3 Times Meals
      • 6 days/5 nights’ Accommodation
        • Arrival on 06 July  by 12:00 and (Lunch will be the first meal)
        • Departure on 11 July  by 10:00 - 12:00 (after breakfast)
      • New Delhi Airport Transfers
      • Delhi City Tour (Excluding Monuments fee)
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Accommodation in double rooms is paid additionally:

3*** Hotel - 10€ Extra per person

4**** Hotel - 15€ Extra per person

Extra day is paid additionally:

3*** Hotel - 35€ Extra per person with food

4**** Hotel - 45€ Extra per person with food

Additional tourism:

Agra & Mathura Tour: 1Day (one of seven wonders)

Haridwar & Rishikesh Tour: 2 Days/1Night

Jaipur Tour: 3 days/ 2nights

Gujarat Tour: 5 days/4 nights

Goa Tour: (By Train) 3nights/4 days

Goa Tour: (By Flight) 3nights/4 days

Himachal Tour: Shimla & Manali   3nights/4 days

NOTE: Festival organization take the full responsibility of the group by providing the official invitation. Festival will receive the group on arrival from the Delhi – Indira Gandhi International Airport-DEL and will escort the groups to the Boarding sections of the DEL Intl Airport on departures from INDIA. Groups can not engage themselves with any other Tour operator while in India on Organizers invitation.

Performance Details:

The Group should perform 3-4 different folk dances with 10/15 minutes programs each 2 times a day at provided venues. Group should provide 2 workshops & 1 road show in the festival.

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

NUMBER OF SEATS IS LIMITED!!

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NEWS ABOUT THE FESTIVAL                                   Published on 27.10 2018

GROUPS FROM 8 COUNTRIES TOOK PART IN THE 4TH EDITION OF THE ETHNO FOLK FESTIVAL IN INDIA

200 international participants  from Russia, Portugal, Mexico, Lithuania, Indonesia, Poland, South Korea and 250 folklore performers from India took part in the IV International ethnic Folklore Festival (New Delhi), India.International Folklore Festival is characterized by the unique format of the event, variety of folklore and performing features of dances, from all corners of the Globe, openness to the new, combination of entertainment and high artistic level of participants’ performance, where the dance and cultures of the World UNITE  in the heart of India’s Capital New Delhi.  International Ethnic Folklore Festival started its first edition in 2015, in the heart of India’s Capital & Union territory New Delhi, City of Djinns. IEFF-INDIA is the member of CIOFF – INDIA Section, Official partner of UNESCO & European Association of Folklore Festivals.  The concept of the festival-contest meets the actual world trends of folklore culture popularization. Particularly it corresponds with the initiatives of UNESCO that has called the world community to active promotion of dialog between cultures and generations through folk art.  

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Reviews from the groups: 

This festival has review of 7 groups and average estimation is  GOOD- 7.6/10
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

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