20 - 22 October 2017
  Belgrade      Serbia

Adults Childrens's Dances Choirs / Songs Orchestras

Director:  Saša Bajić and Milo Radoman


Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia, situated at the place where the river Sava joins the Danube. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe and one of the greatest urban centers of the Balkan Peninsula. Belgrade is the capital of Serbian culture, education and science and offers plenty of historical sites and cultural and artistic events. Beautiful places for walking and recreation are very famous as well as vibrant nightlife of Belgrade.


  • Folk dance ensembles,
  • Vocal groups,
  • Musical orchestras.

Age of participants:

  • All ages.

Preliminary Program:

The first day: arrival of the groups at destination after 12 o’clock, accommodation, meeting with groups’ leaders, free time for sightseeing in the city, dinner.
The second day: breakfast, free time for sightseeing in the city, evening performance, dinner. Dinner will be served before or after the performance, depending on the time of performance of each ensemble. Performances of the groups will be defined in the final program of the festival, which will be sent to all participants on time.
The third day: breakfast, leaving the accommodation, returning of the groups to their point of departure.
The possibility of extension of stay.

Participation fee:

Participation fee varies depending on the accommodation:
  • 59 Euro per person in hostel (2 half boards- catering)
  • 69 Euro per person in hotels with 2* (2 half boards, rooms with 2, 3 or 4 beds).
  • 79 Euro per person in hotels with 3* (2 half boards, rooms with 2 or 3 beds).
  • 85 Euro per person in hotels with 4* (2 half boards, rooms with 2 or 3 beds).
Each 26th person - FREE OF CHARGE (25 paying + 1 free of charge).
Drivers are included in total number of persons.
Any group that wants to participate in the festival must fill in the Application form. Approved groups pay in advance 10% guarantee fee. The groups also should pay in advance 20 € per person as reservation. The rest of participation fee the groups can pay when arrive to the festival. The sender covers all bank taxes.
The rest of participation fee the groups can pay when arrive to the festival. 
If the group cancels participation in the festival less than 5 days before the festival the reservation expenses are not refundable.

Participation fee includes:

  • Invitation letter
  • Participation in the festival
  • Organization expenses
  • Diplomas and souvenirs
  • English speaking guide for participating groups

Participation fee does not include:

  • Transport expenses (if the group comes by airplane, the organizer of the festival  could arrange bus during the festival at the cost of the group)
  • Insurance
  • Local transfers
  • Facultative tours
  • All kinds of drinks that are not included in the half board
  • All other expenses not mentioned in the program of the festival
  • Damage that participants make during the festival
Very important:
  • If you are interested in participating in the festival, please fill in the Application form as soon as possible. Also, you should provide us with the history of your group, 3 - 5 photos and a video clip or link where we can see performances of your group. It is necessary that all approved groups bring to the festival the flag of their country and the board with the name of the group. During the festival, participants will have 1 or 2 performances (depending on the number of participants). All groups must provide their own music, orchestra or USB/CD.
  • All participants of the festival must have their own international health insurance. Each group leader is responsible for the behavior of his group in accordance with the hotel policy and program of the festival and all damages during the festival will be at the cost of the group.
  • The organizer of the festival reserves all rights to video and photos of all participants. Also, the organizer reserves the right to any changes in the program, and participants will be informed on time. By applying you confirm that you accept all festival conditions.
Any group willing to participate must submit an Application form.
Approved groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

The groups also should pay in advance 20 € per person as reservation. 
The rest of participation fee the groups can pay when arrive to the festival.

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