Goals of the festival: 

  • development of folklore arts;
  • popularization of the world folklore culture;
  • sharing of experience between participants;
  • empowerment of mutual respect and tolerance;
  • deepening of creative contacts;
  • popularization of Georgian and world folklore arts;
  • improvement of the level of qualification of choreographers.

Festival participants:

Folklore groups from different countries of the world and different regions of Georgia (ages not limited) take part in the Festival.

Participation conditions:

  • Participants present two shows (3-5 minutes each) in the following nominations: folklore dances, folklore songs (ensembles and individual); songs and romances; folklore handcraft arts (exhibitions). 
  • In the final conclusive concert participating artists will present only one show. 
  • Music can be live or phonogram. 
  • With the application Festival participants submit their program (audio, video files of their previous shows, materials necessary to be published in the newspaper and Festival booklet). 
  • Festival participants will be awarded with the Festival Laureate Diplomas and different presents. 
Festival Agenda: The Final Agenda of the Festival will be finalized one month ahead of the Festival.

Participation fee:

According to self-funding principle each foreign participating groups pay the following fee per participant of their group:
  • 250 Euro per person - 5 nights – 2 star hotel accommodation (2, 3, 4-bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; transportation is free on concert days.;
  • 350 Euro per person - 5 nights – 3 star hotel accommodation (2, 3, 4-bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; transportation is free on concert days.;
  • 400 Euro per person - 5 nights – 4 star hotel accommodation (2, 3 bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; transportation is free on concert days.;
  • 500 Euro per person - 5 nights – 5 star hotel accommodation (2, 3 bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; transportation is free on concert days.;
    • Transportation (Airport – Hotel), Tours in Georgia – It’s paid.

Important: Every 16th participant of a Festival participant group is free from the Festival fee.

* Supplement for double room – 10 Euro per person per day.

* Supplement for single room – 15 Euro per person per day.

Note: accommodation will be located in the City of Tbilisi; hotels will be specified after the type and level of hotel will be chosen by each participating group.

Participation fee does not include:

  • Additional day in the hotels: 25, 35, 45 Euro per person per day (depending on the category of service selected);
  • Optional tours;
  • International Transport, insurance;
  • Transfer (Airport - Hotel).

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.

As a next step: a participating group transfers 50% advance payment of the whole fee to be paid.  Remaining 40% is to be transferred not later than a week ahead of the start of Festival.

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