Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria
Adults Childrens's Competitive nature Dances Authentic Processed
Director: Kaloyan NIkolov
Euro Folk Academy
The competition is held within the framework of the Musical Feasts "Euro Folk".
With the assistance of:
World Association of Folklore Festivals – WАFF
European Association of Folklore Festivals – ЕАFF
The evaluations of performers and collectives who have participated in the competition program will be valid for the World Ranking of Folklore /World ranking list of folklore/ appraisal category - International / World Cup of Folklore™ - RFS - 150.
D) Folklore dance groups - modern choreography (folklore dance groups, ensembles)
*2 adults people over 18 years
The Second Online International Dance Competition "GOLDEN DANCE" is open to soloists, duets, chamber formations, groups and ensembles from pre-professional, professional music schools (schools, conservatories, academies, universities and other institutions and organizations from all over the world), as well as non-professional performers from cultural centers, associations, community centers, clubs and others.
Purposes of the competition:
Conditions for participation:
Those wishing to participate in the competition should fill in an application for participation and send a video of their performance.
For each soloist or collective, a separate application should be filled in.
Individual performers and groups from all over the world can take part in the competition.
No age limit for participants.
Participants are responsible for complying with copyright and related rights laws.
Applications for participation are accepted until 09.04.2022.
After sending the application, you will receive a confirmation of participation.
Participants must submit one video by email or a video link to YouTube or Google Drive.
Chamber formations - up to 8 participants
Groups and ensembles - 9 or more participants
Second group: over 18 years old, no age restrictions.
Authentic dances. It is recommended the performance to be based on an authentic melody or song.
Folk dances with choreography by contemporary authors and classics.
- In the title of the video file, write the title of the work and the name of the group; for individual performers - title of the work and surname of the participant.
Individual performer - 20 Euro
Chamber groups (up to 8 participants) - 35 Euro per group
Groups and ensembles (9 or more participants) - 75 Euro per group
Personal Diploma for partisipation in the International Dance Competition "GOLDEN DANCE" - 2 Euro per participant /without soloists - the soloists receive a personal diploma/.
The evaluations from the participation in the online International Dance Competition "GOLDEN DANCE" will be valid for ranking in the World ranking list of folklore / (https://waff.org/) without additional fee.
- Full payed collective and individual members of EAFF for 2021/2022 will recieve 20% discount of participation fee.
Participants will be judged by a highly qualified jury, consisting of recognized cultural figures invited by the organizers.
The evaluation system is 60-point, taking the arithmetic mean of the sum of the criteria.
The jury has the right to reduce the overall score in case of non-compliance with the regulation.
- Level of complexity and technique of implementation
- Presentation (costumes, props, staging, choice of repertoire)
- Stage behavior (behavior, stage presence, artistry)
Laureate I degree (Gold diploma) - from 150.01 to 180.00 points
Laureate II degree (Silver diploma) - from 120.01 to 150.00 points
Laureate III degree (Bronze diploma) - from 90.01 to 120.00 points
Diploma (Copper Diploma) - up to 90.00 points
The number of diplomas for laureates is not limited.
- Special jury awards for Author's dance, Artistry, Soloist, Discovery, Continuity between generations and others.
The individual performer or group who received the title Laureate I degree (Golden Diploma) with the highest number of points upon the evaluation, will receive the diploma for GRAND PRIX of the competition.
State, public, creative unions, mass media, institutions, firms and individuals, in agreement with the organizing committee and the jury of the competition, may establish special prizes and awards for the participants of the competition.
- Do not award all awards;
- To award special awards to the participants of the competition, which were established by state and public organizations and individuals;
- The jury's decisions are final and not subject to change.
By submitting the application, the Participants agree that photo and video materials with their participation will be stored in the archives and used by the organizers in the production of various information and television products in whole or in part as well as publication on the EAFF website and in social networks for the purpose of popularization and development of the Musical feasts "Euro Folk" as well as provide the copyright and/or related rights on the performed work, participating in the competition.