Director: Dragan Petkovich Program of the festival: 27th October 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... Dinner. Overnight stay. 28th October SATURDAY: Breakfast. Preparations for the performance. Start Budapest Dance Open 2023. Dinner. Option of going to an 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. 29th October 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! Categories: Solo, Duo/ Trio Group: 4 -10 dancers Formation: 11 - 30 dancers Age categories: Baby: 6 years and less Mini: 7 - 8 years Children: 9 - 12 years Junior: 13 - 16 years Senior: 17 - 24 years Senior II: 25 + years Time limits: Solo: 1-2 min Duo/ Trio: 1-2 min Group 4 to 10 dancers: 2-3 min Formation 11 to 25 dancers: 3-4 min Production 20+ dancers: 3-8 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 - 2 BB (for the accommodation at Hotels like B&B Hotel Budapest City ***, Hotel Berlin***) in triple/quadruple rooms 125 Euro per person - 2 BB (for the Hotels like Grand Hotel VERDI********, Di VERDI Imperial****) in triple/quadruple rooms 135 Euro per person - 2 HB (for the accommodation and half board at the Hotel Budapest ***) in triple/quadruple rooms Аdditional 35 Euro per person for participation in the competition Free place on each 25th member (25+1); Payment goes in several monthly payments. Participation fee includes: First fee for participation in Budapest Dance Open 2023 and free entrance Organization expenses Invitation letter Awards for dancers: MEDALS and CERTIFICATES (for all competitors), CUPS for groups and formation (1st-3th place awarded), SPECIAL AWARDS for participation in other dance competitions in our organisation (Spain, Rome, Rimini, Vienna, Prague, Amsterdam…), Money awards (depends on the number of applications), other awards (merch, sponsored awards) Participation fee does not include: There is a possibility of additional day at a rate from 35 - 40 € (depends on the hotel) Supplement for dinner - 15 € (depends on the hotel) Additional payment for ½ rooms is 5€ per person per night Travel expenses, parking at the hotel, vignettes, tolls... Every next fee for participating in Budapest Dance Open 2023 is 15 € per dancer per choreography! Optional excursions Notice: After choreography application deadline (13 October 2023), 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.