1 - 10 July 2018
  Poti, Kobuleti, Batumi      Georgia

Childrens's Competitive nature Dances Choirs / Songs Authentic Processed

Director:  Prof. Lauzi Chanishvili


Date and Location of Festival: Georgia, City of Poti; City of Kobuleti, City of Batumi – 1-10 July 2018. 

Goal 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. 

Program:

July 1, City of Kobuleti
Arrival and accommodation of the Festival participants.
 
July 2, City of Poti
Reception of the heads of delegations in the Mayor’s Office of Poti;
 16.00 – Festival opening and parade of participants in Poti;
 17.00 – First concert;
 20.00 – Fireworks. 
 
July 3 – City of Batumi
Reception of the heads of delegations in the Mayor’s Office of Batumi;
16.00 – parade of the Festival participants in Batumi;
17.00 – Festival concert;
20.00 – Fireworks. 
 
July 4 – City of Kobuleti
11.00 - 17.00 – Festival concert in the Culture and Recreation Park of Kobuleti (open air stage).
 
July 5 – City of Batumi
10.00 – 12.00 - excursion;
12.00 – Reception of the heads of delegations at the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara;
13.00 – parade of Festival participants in Batumi;
14.00 – 20.00 – Concert in the Arts and Music Center of Batumi.
 
July 6 – City of Batumi
Free day/excursions
 
July 7 – City of Batumi
11.00 – Excursion;
13.00 – parade of the Festival participants in Batumi;
15.00 - 20.00 – Gala Concert and awarding ceremony in Batumi. 
 
July 8
11.00 - 15.00 – Scientific-Practical Conference;
16.00 - 18.00 – Master-class. 
 
July 9
11.00 - 15.00 – Scientific-Practical Conference;
16.00 - 18.00 – Master-class. 
 
July 10
Free day – excursions, fireworks, banquette.

Participation fee:

  •  200 Euro per person – 10 days – hotel accommodation (2, 3 and 4 bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; all in-country transportation, including airport transfer both ways;
  •  250 Euro per person – 10 days – 2-start hotel accommodation (2, 3 bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; all in-country transportation, including airport transfer both ways;
  •  350 Euro per person – 10 days – 3-star hotel accommodation (2, 3 bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; all in-country transportation, including airport transfer both ways;
  •  1300 Euro per person – 10 days –5-star hotel accommodation (2 bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; all in-country transportation, including airport transfer both ways;
Festival funding: According to self-funding principle each foreign participating groups pay the following fee per participant of their group:
Note: accommodation will be located in the City of Kobuleti; hotels will be specified after the type and level of hotel will be chosen by each participating group. 
Important: Every 16th participant of a Festival participant group is free from the Festival fee; (15+1)
 
Any group wishing to participate must complete an Application form.
Approved  groups  pay in advance  a 10% guarantee fee that  is deducted at  the final payment.
 
As a next step the 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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