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IV EUROPEAN INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FOLKLORE FESTIVAL “ART UNITES US”

Application Form Price: 220 € Date: 20 - 24 July, 2024
Location: BATUMI, Georgia
Director: A.M..&WOFA
Application Deadline: 15 June, 2024
Groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

INVITATION

With pleasure we INVITE folklore groups to participate in the IV EUROPEAN INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FOLKLORE FESTIVAL “ART UNITES US” from 20-24 July , Batumi,Georgia 2024

The purpose of our invitation and the main idea of ​​the Festival is the presentation and popularization of the cultural traditions of different countries, the exchange of experience and contacts. Acquaintance and sharing the values ​​of young people of different nationalities and cultures, establishing friendly relations between leaders and members of teams for further cooperation. Our festival will be traditional and annually, in the fall, teams from all over the world will be waiting in Georgia.Organizer of the festival is NIKA studio from Georgia and WOFA.

 Batumi is the capital city of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara in the country of Georgia. Batumi's coastal location and sub-tropical climate make it a popular holiday destination. It's the party capital of the region with a night life to match which increasingly includes big name international DJs on the beach-front clubs. Batumi is the capital of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara in Georgia. Batumi's coastal location and subtropical climate make it a popular holiday destination. It is the party capital of the region with a vibrant nightlife. Batumi hosts international folklore festivals and exhibitions,conferences and seminars. Tradition and innovation are harmoniously combined here.

Georgia is known for its hospitality, a combination of old and new traditions,multinationality, delicious cuisine, and, of course, incendiary national dances and traditional polyphony in songs. We look forward to and look forward to each of you.

General rules:

- Folklore dance groups, modern dance groups, vocal groups, choir ensembles, instrumental groups, orchestras, as well as groups and performers of other areasof art can take part in the festival

- The number of participants is limited (only 3 groups from each country),

- Ensemble has to prepare at least 2 folk dances with a total duration of 10-12 minutes live performance or upload your soundtrack no later than 3 weeks before the festival 

- 20 days before the festival, send us a short resume in English (5-6 sentences)and 5 photos of the group,

- Be sure to bring the flag of the country

- For an additional fee, we will provide your group with transport within the framework of the festival

- transfer from the airport and vice versa, transfer from the hotel to the festival stage and back, excursions.

 

Program

20/07/2024 Arrival in Batumi, hotel accommodation and free time

14:00-15:00 launch

18.00 – 19.00 Dinner at the hotel

21.00 Meeting with group leaders

21/07/2024

8:00 – 9:15 Breakfast,Free time

14:00 – 15:00 launch

18:00 – Dinner Defile and festival day 22/07/2024

8:30 – 9:30 Breakfast,Free time

14:00 – 15:00 launch

16:00 – 19:00 Defile / Closing gala Concert 20:00– Dinner at the hotel for participants

23/07/2024

8:00 – 9:15 Breakfast, Free time (Excursions)

14:00 – 15:00 launch Free time

20:00 - Dinner / Disco for all participants 24/07/2024 11.00 Departure from the hotel Free day or Departure of participants

The cost of participation in the festival:

-220 euros per person fool board 4 nights / 3 meals a day It covers accommodation in hotels and apartments with 3 meals a day.

NOTE: An advance of 30% of the total cost must be transferred to the company’s account no later than May 15, 2024

Festival organizers provide:

- For 25 dancers - one for free,

- Souvenir and a gift for each group,

- Certificate of participation,

- Welcome reception for leaders (with drinks),

- free bus parking

INSURANCE: Personal liability and health insurance are among the obligations of the groups.

NUMBER OF SEATS IS LIMITED!

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

"We build bridges from nation to nation"