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International Folk Dance Festival-Competition „Khazar Folk - 2024

Application Form Price: 200 € Date: 26 - 30 June, 2024
Location: BAKU, Azerbaijan
Director: V.S.&WOFA
Application Deadline: 15 June, 2024
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

 With pleasure we INVITE you (folk groups, Choral groups, orchestras majorette teams, ballroom dance teams, Art schools, Music theatres, modern dance group), (children, youth and adults groups) to participate on International Folk Dance Festival-Competition „Khazar Folk - 2024 from 26 - 30 June 2024,Baku,Azerbaijan 2024 

 The Festival light motive is to present the cultural tradition of different countries and to provide an opportunity for the members of groups to get together, to establish friendships and culture presentation trough dance and music

  Goals of the festival:

The festival has a humanitarian focus and aims to promote active civic position among children and youth through patriotic training and creativity, strengthening the friendship of peoples and interethnic harmony.

Popularization of culture, ideas of humanism, patriotism and continuity of generations through comprehensive creative development of an individual.

Unity, preservation and development of national cultures, the formation of an atmosphere of respect for the historical heritage and cultural values of different countries in the creative process.

Attraction of leading culture and art figures to cooperation with creative collectives.

Identification of talented gifted youngsters and promotion of their creative growth, stimulation and development of creativity in children, youth and adults.

Creation of additional conditions and search of new forms for creation of synthesis of various arts: literature, music, choreography, vocal, fine arts.

Terms and conditions:

Teams are evaluated by the 10-point system through open voting procedures.

Each jury member puts one general mark for the program presented.

Medal places: the 1st place; the 2nd place; the 3rd place

Grand Prix - one, awarded to the most worthy group - participant by decision of the jury.

Ensemble, duet and solo categories.

Age categories: 6-10 years, 10-15 years, 16 and above.

Music background must be provided on a CD or Flash memory stick.

Groups should bring a flag of their country.

Folklore groups, duets, solos are invited.

Location: Heydar Aliyev Palace.


* No limitations in the age and number of participants.


26.06.2024 - Arrival day, accommodation of guests. After dinner - evening for acquaintance, a disco for the participants.

27.06.2024 - Free day, excursions are possible, at the request of participating groups. In the evening, after dinner, the grand opening of the festival, each group presents 1 performance. Disco for participants.

28.06.2024 - After breakfast, group rehearsals on the hotel grounds. Excursions are possible, upon request of groups.

29.06.2024 - Competition day and Gala concert of the festival-competition on the stage of Heydar Aliyev Palace. After dinner, the closing ceremony of the festival-competition. Banquet for artistic directors.

30.06.2024 - Departure of delegations after breakfast.

Participation fee:

200 Euro per person - 4 nights in 4* AF Hotel (full board on buffet)

Each 26th participant in a group is free of charge (25+1)

Participation fee includes:

Accommodation 4 nights in 4* hotel with three meals a day (open buffet)

Transfer Airport - Hotel - Airport

Participation in the festival-competition on the stage of Heydar Aliyev Palace

Memorable prizes for teams and certificates to each participant

Participation fee does not include:


Extra day - 45 Euro per person with three meals a day (open buffet

  • Excursions (extra charge).


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

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