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International Festival of Dance and Songs “Spirit of Anatolia”

Application Form Price: 185 €/4* Date: 18 - 22 May, 2023
Location: Kusadasi, Turkey
Director: B.D.& WOFA
Application Deadline: 15 February, 2023
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 (folk ensembles,choral groups, majorette teams, brassbands, orchestras...) (children, youth and adult groups  ) to participate on IV International music & Dance festival “SPIRIT OF ANATOLYA"Kusadasi,Turkey  18-22 May  2023

  The intention of our invitation  and 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.

The International Festival “Spirit of Anatolia” is a non-competitive festival of traditional and modern dances. At the festival may participate children and youth folklore dance groups, modern dance groups, instrumental groups, choirs, as well as groups and performers from other art styles. The age of participants is not limited.

The festival will be held in Kusadasi beautiful vacation place with seven beaches looking on the horizon of the Aegean Sea, with the national park and fiery history – the ways of Greek, Persians and Romans.

Where the groups will be accommodated?

The groups will be accommodated in “The grand Blue Sky international” https://www.grandbluesky.com/ , 4* (ultra all-inclusive), which is located on the beautiful beach, with the open buffet base (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks). The groups will be accommodated in rooms with 3 and 4 beds with their own bathroom. Each Group can have only 3 double rooms which can be used for the Leaders and Drivers. On 25 participants, every 26th participant is free of charge.

Extra charges for: Double room: 5 euro/day/person Single Room: 20 euro/day Extra night: 40 euro/person/day (only for 5+nights)

The participation fee for 4 nights is 185€ per person and for 5 nights is 225€ per person.

It includes:

  • Ultra All-inclusive Basis (3 meals, drinks, snacks)
  • Participation in 2 Concerts and a Defile
  • City Tax
  • Invitation Letter
  • Grattiduted Certificate 
  • All expenses of the festival organization

Does NOT include:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Transfers
  • Excursions 

Can you offer me a transfer?

The festival organizers will organize the transport for the groups coming by plane by picking them up from the airport, during the festival days, and back to the same airport. The cost of the transportation will be covered by the group and will be additionally agreed upon according to their number.

Is there parking for the buses and how much does it cost?

The groups coming by bus can use their own transport all the time during the festival and the small journeys around the city. Any expense caused by the usage of the bus (accident, robbery, breakdown, etc.) should be covered by the vehicle’s insurance. Each member must have a travel insurance policy. The Parking for the buses is free of charge.

How can the group pay for the festival costs?

The participation fee can be paid via bank transfer or in cash on the day of arrival. Each participant group should pay 30% in advance after receiving the official invitation. After this date (18.04.2023) advance payments are not refunded. In case of a price increase, due to the global crisis, we reserve the right to adjust the festival fee.

                                               PROGRAM

  18.05.2023

14:00 Arrival in Kuşadası and check-in in the Hotel

20:30  Meeting and a short description of the festival program (2 leaders per group max)

19.05.2023

10:00 Free Time (Excursion day – Register for excursions before the start of the festival and experience Kuşadası like never before.)

15:00 Meeting with the mayor (Group leader + 2 couples in costumes.)

20:00 Parade

20:15 Concert (Depending on the number of the groups we will let you know about the minutes of your performance.)

20.05.2023

10:00 Free Time (Excursion day – Register for excursions before the start of the festival and experience Kuşadası like never before.)

20:00 Concert (Depending on the number of the groups we will let you know about the minutes of your performance.)

21.05.2023

10:00 Free Time (Excursion day – Register for excursions before the start of the festival and experience Kuşadası like never before.)

21:00 PARTY for all participants – Good bye party

22.05.2023

10:00 Departure of the groups after the breakfast

 

Detailed Festival Program will be given to you 1 month before the start of the festival.

We can provide the following services for your group:

  • accommodation during the trip (in case you need sleepover on your way to the chosen destination)
  • accommodation during the festival event you attend
  • travel and transportation tips and assistance
  • purchasing airplane and bus tickets
  • organizing transportation for a group or individuals
  • assist and advise in the procedure of issuing visas (if needed)

The groups should pay the travel expenses by themselves to Kusadasi and back.

The groups coming by bus can use their own transport all the time during the festival and the small journeys around the city. Any expense caused by the usage of the bus (accident, robbing, breakdown, etc.) should be covered by the vehicle’s insurance. Each member must have a travel insurance policy.

The Parking for the buses is free of charge.

 

The festival organizers will organize the transport for the groups coming by plane by picking them up from airport, during the festival days and back to the same airport. The cost of the transportation will be covered by the group and will be additionally agreed according to their number

NUMBER OF SEATS IS LIMITED!!

 

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

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