Program of the festival:

22 March (FRIDAY):

After the arrival at the capital of Hungary there is a possibilty of the optional tour: Citadel, the bridges over the Danube, Heroes' Square, City Park, Andrassy Boulevard, the Parliament, St. Stephen's Basilica. Free time in Vaci Street.
Accomodation of group at Hotel. Info meeting of all groups.
The possibility of organizing optional excursion - "The Danube Princess": The Danube cruise by a tour boat along the coast, with the most beautiful buildings and the famous bridges of Budapest will complete your impression of the Hungarian capital... Overnight stay.

23 March (SATURDAY):

Breakfast. Preparations for the performance. Start Budapest Dance Open 2024. Option of going to one of the Hungarian chardas or discos. Overnight stay.

24 March (SUNDAY):
Breakfast. After breakfast the possibility of half-day optional excursion - "Three Danube Pearls": Szentendre, a very important place for the preservation of culture and spirituality on the territory of Hungary; Visegrad, a medieval castle and residence of Hungarian rulers; Esztergom, the religious center of the state, which boasts the largest church in Hungary. Return to Budapest. Also there is option of going to the Budim part of the city and a tour of: the Chain Bridge, Fisherman's Bastion, the Church of King Matthias, the Ruler's Palace, viewpoint places... The journey continues towards the place of departure with the hope to see next year!!!


  • Solo, Duo/ Trio
  • Group: 4 -10 dancers
  • Formation: 11 - 30 dancers

Age categories:

  • Baby: 5,5 years and less
  • Mini: 5,6-8,5  years
  • Children: 8,6-12,5 years
  • Junior: 12,6-16,5 years
  • Senior: 16,6 years and up

Time limits:

  • Solo, Duo/ Trio: 1.00-2.00 min
  • Group: 2.00-3.00 min
  • Formation: 3.00-4.00 min 

Dance disciplines:

  • Open
  • Contemporary/ Modern
  • Ballet
  • Jazz Style
  • Art Dance
  • Musical Theater
  • Folk Dance
  • Tap Dance
  • Acro Style
  • B Boying
  • Hop Style
  • Street Style
  • Disco Style
  • Production Number
  • Street Jazz/ Funky Jazz/ MTV Dance
  • Belly Dance
  • Cheerleading
  • Latin Show
  • Standard Show
  • Majorette

Dance floor:

  • 10x10 m, ballet floor

Participation fee:

  • 110 Euro per person for 2 BB in 3* hotel
  • 125 Euro per person for 2 HB in 3* hotel
    • Fee for participation in the contest program: 35 Euro per participant!
    • One free place for every 25 paying participants (24+1)

Participation fee includes:

  • Accommodation in hotels like B&B Hotel Budapest City***, Hotel Budapest***, Hotel Berlin***... based on 2 overnight stay with breakfast or half board in 1/3 and 1/4 rooms (supplement for 1/2 room is 5 Euro per person per night);
  • Organization cost;
  • First fee for participation in Budapest Dance Open 2024;
  • Awards for competitors: MEDALS and CERTIFICATES (for all competitors), CUPS for groups and formation (1st-3th place awarded), SPECIAL AWARDS for participation in other dance competitions (Spain, Florence, Rome, Rimini, Vienna, Prague, Amsterdam…).

Participation fee does not include:

  • There is a possibility of additional day at a rate from 45 Euro (depends on the hotel)
  • Insurance
  • Additional payment for 1/2 room is 5 Euro per person per night
  • Optional excursions tour of Budapest (from 5 Euro), Szentendre ( from 10 Euro), Visegrad (from 10 Euro), Esztergom (from 10 Euro), discos, dinner in one of the Hungarian chardas, a famous night Boat ride on river Danube with beautiful wiev at bridges of Budapest (from 10 Euro), Campona and Tropicarium (10 Euro)...
  • Travel expenses, parking at the hotel, vignettes, tolls...
  • Every next fee for participating in Budapest Dance Open 2024 is 15 Euro per dancer per choreography!

Notice: After choreography application deadline, we will send you all your choreography to check. You will have 48 hours to answer us if everything is ok. After that, all fees for all choreographies that you applied, have to be 100% paid!

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.


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