Director: Mrs. Tsatsral Baatar “Asia Folk 2021” - ONLINE Folklore Festival-Contest Organizers: “ArtLar Culture” NGO “Arts of Mongolia” Agency “Bilguun Undarga” NGO World Association of Folklore festivals European Association of Folklore Festivals Participants: Musicians and vocal artists from all over world Age: No age limit Categories: A) Folklore songs groups, authentic folklore (choirs and ensembles) B) Folklore songs groups, modern arrangement of folklore music (choirs and ensembles) C) Folklore dances groups, authentic folklore (folklore dance groups, ensembles) D) Folklore dances groups, modern choreography (folklore dance groups, ensembles) E) Folklore mix ensembles, authentic performances (live vocal, instrumental and dance) F) Folklore mix ensembles, processed performances (live vocal, instrumental and dance) G) Folklore Instrumental groups, folklore music (ensembles and orchestras) H) Folklore customs groups, recreation (folklore groups, ensembles) I ) Groups for old urban songs (groups, ensembles) *i individual performers and duets by all categories except E,F,H; *1 by all categories there is also ranking of children and young people up to 18 years. /in children's and youth groups can participate up to 30% of participants from different age / *2 by all categories there is ranking adults people up 18 years. The jury consists of three members. In jury committee may participate only members authorized by WAFF. The jury evaluates by the following 3 criteria: 1. Complexity and Quality of performance /level of complexity and technical skills of the performance/ 2. Vision /costumes, props, staging/ 3. Stage manners /behavior on stage, gestures, contact with the audience, spirit emanation/ The marks of the participants appeared in the competition program of the Asian Championship of Folklore 2021 are valid for ranking in the World ranking list of folklore Application process: Application form Link of Youtube video Video requirements: solo, duet and trio performance should be up to 5 minutes group performance should be up to 10 minutes can be sent as file and link videos should have caption, including group name, country and application number, “Asia Folk 2021” videos should be taken in last 2 years video, which is longer than time limit will not be accepted for the audition Participation fee: 30 Euro for solo, duet and trio performance 10 Euro per person for group performance /total fee will not be exceeded than 250 euro for larger groups with performers more than 25/ Awards: Grand Prix, Gold diploma – 1000 euro cash, Diploma Silver Diploma – 500 euro cash, Diploma Bronze Diploma – 300 euro cash, Diploma 1st, 2nd, 3rd degree laureates – Diplomas Special prizes by jury team decision – Diplomas Invitations and vouchers of “Asia Folk 2020” special edition “Ser Ser Salhi” are valid for “Asia Folk 2022” festival in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Schedule: Registration and video submission deadline - 2021.06.10 Publishing the videos of all the participants and starting the online voting on 2021.06.12 - until 2021.06.19 Audition – 2021.06.19 - 22 Result announcement – 2021.06.24 Any group, willing to participate, must submit an Application form.