Location: DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
Application Deadline: 1 January, 2024
With pleasure we INVITE (folk ensembles,choral groups,orchestras,brass bands, majorette teams,vocal groups,art schools..) (children, youth and adult groups) to participate on V International Music & Dance festival "DUBAI CULTURE FEST” 06-12 February, DUBAI,UAE 2024
The festival is part of international event in Dubai.
DUBAI - amaizing city..Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. On artificial islands just offshore is Atlantis, The Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal parks.More info on www.visitdubai.com
General rules :
- is a non-competitive sample of traditional and modern dances, brass bands, orchestras, modern dance groups, choral groups, majorette teams, instrumental groups and soloists, as well as groups and performers from other art styles.
- Every Group has the right to participate.
- The number of participants are limited (only 3 groups from each country),
- Each group should consist of most 40 members including dancers, managers,musicians and family members,
- Ensemble should have prepared program from 15 minutes live or with USB.
- For choral groups and orchestras should prepare free program about 15 minutes The performances will be in the evening hours so you can plan the day ahead and use it for visiting the historical part of the city and excursions.
- To send us short CV (5- 6 sentenceson English), 5 photos of the group and link of video performance
- To take a flag of the country,
- Groups should have there own transport for arrival and departure,
13.00.Arrivalin in Dubai, hotel accommodation and free time (beach time)
21.00 Meeting with representative of the festival
09.00 -10.00 Breakfast
10.00 -18.00 Visit – sightseeing Dubai (optional)
21.00 Free time in Dubai
09.00 -10.00 Breakfast - buffet
10.30 –16.00 Beach time or Excursion ( Miricle and Baterfly Garden (optional) (optional or beach time or visiting Dubai moll with fountaines)
14.30 - 22.00 Safari in desert of DUBAI (with dinner and show program)
. Day 4
09.00 -10.00 Breakfast - buffet
10.30 – 17.00
18.00 – 21.00 Festival evening (15 minutes program of each group, music on USB or live, certificates and gifts for the group)
09.00 – 11.00 Breakfast - buffet
10.30 – 18.00 Visiting the traditional market in Greek Dubai or visiting EYE of DUBAI and Madam Tusand museum, frame of Dubai,
18.00.- 21.00 Second Festival evening (optional)
09.00 – 11.00 Breakfast - buffet
- 169 euro for 4 BB per person (5 days / 4 nights with breakfast)
- 215 euro for 5 BB per person (6 days/ 5 nights with breakfast)
Hotel accommodation in wonderful 4* hotel Grand Excelsior Al Barsha https://www.gehotels.com/ in Dubai in triple rooms ..double rooms are 10 euro per person per night additional .. Hotel is with outdoor swimming pool ,spa and gym,shuttle bus to the beach ..it is near EMIRATES MALL and SKY Dubai
You can arrange dinner and it is 20 euro per person.
Excursians are on your wish and with additional payment
Festival organizers provide:
- for 28 dancers – one gratis,
- souvenir and gift for each group,
- Certificate for attendance,
- drinks during performance
- advertising of the festival (press release, news letters, posters)
Personal responsibility and health insurance are within the other obligations of the groups. First Aid and Medical Hospital will be available, medical services must be covered by the group.
On your request, You can continue your stay in DUBAI. Price will be 44 euro BB in 4* hotels – price is special for the participants in festivals that we can provide in triple rooms.Tourist tax is additional and it is 2 euro per prson per day.
For the country members of EU not need vissa for Dubai.
After the festival finish organizers will send you link of the photos and videos from the festival program for each group and photos..
The festival will organize the transfer for the groups coming by plane by picking them up from Airport. The cost of the transportation will be covered by the group and will be additionally agreed according to their number.
Wizz Air has direct flight from Budapest to Dubai International airport and also Wizz Air has direct flight from many cities in EU to ABU DABI. (Transfer from Abu Dabi to Hotel in Dubai is 38 euro per person 2 ways - min 15 people)
Also Fly Dubai and Turkesh airlines has good connections with Dubai.
Number of seats is limited on 200.
News about the festival 08 March 2022
International Festival "EYE OF DUBAI" was held from 01 - 06 March 2022 in amazing city of DUBAI,UAE.Festival evening was held on EXPO DUBAI on Romanian pavilion with groups of Romania and Lithuania where have performance on the stage.. The vice - president of WOFA ,Mr. Zoran Strezovski addressed the opening speech greeted the participants and thanked for their participation in the festival..also he thanks to the team from the Romanian pavilion for the warm welcome.
On behalf of WOFA - World Festival Association, he appealed for the war in Ukraine to stop and the normal life to return as soon as possible, emphasizing that a group from Ukraine was supposed to participate in the festival, but due to the terrible war, they canceled their participation. After that, each group had a performance where they presented their tradition and dance. At the end, the leaders of the groups were invited to the stage where they were awarded certificates for their participation.
The Dubai festivals will be part of the WOFA program starting from December this year on the link:www.festival-association.eu mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
News about the festival 07-14 December 2022
All participants were accommodated in wonderful 4* hotel Grand Excelsior Al Barsha in heart of Dubai GREAT performances of 7 ensembles,300 participants from LITHUANIA, LATVIA, POLAND, ROMANIA..
Welcome reception with leaders of the groups was held on 8 December in hotel restaurant where Mr Zoran Strezovski present detail program for the festival..
On 09 December was held first festival evening .After wonderful performances of ensembles, they receive on the stage Certificates from organizer. After that, all participants make photo together for great memories..
On 10 December was organized second festival evening and after that disco party with all participants where they dance together till midnight..
During the day they enjoy on the beach and hot sea in Dubai, visited Burch Kalifa ( the highest building in the world), unforgettable Desert Safari, sightseeing Dubai and Abu Dhabi..visited Dubai marina and boat trip, the view of Palm and many many more things ..