Director: Mariam Odisharia Event dates: 22/03 – 26/03/2024 The festival will take place on the stage of the cultural center of the ancient capital of Georgia, Mtskheta. During their stay in Georgia, the groups will have the opportunity not only to participate in the festival, but also to see many interesting and colorful places, to get acquainted with Georgian history and culture. The festival program consists of performances, round tables, awards ceremony and sightseeing tours to get acquainted with the cultural and historical heritage of the country. Main goals and objectives of the festival: Creating opportunities for creative communication for children, adolescents and youth; Identification of new talents ; Development of culture and strengthening of interethnic cooperation; Opportunity to get acquainted with samples of national culture and art; Acquaintance with the best creative teams, establishing creative contacts between teams; Exchange of experience of the countries - participants of the festival in the artistic education of children, adolescents and youth; Creation of conditions for support and development of children's and youth creativity Conditions for participation in the festival: The festival is attended by children (from 5 to 16 years old), youth (from 16 to 25 years old) and adults (from 26 years old and above) groups and individual performers in the following categories: vocal, choreography, instrumental genre, original genre, theatrical creativity, word of art, fashion theatres, visual arts, arts and crafts, photography. I. Vocal (folk, pop, jazz, academic) Solo; Duets; Ensembles (from 3 to 4 people); Show groups; Choirs. The duration of the work is not more than 4 minutes. II. Choreography (folk, pop, classical, ballroom dance, modern, jazz, street dance , hip - hop , break dance , disco , belly dance , etc.) Solo; Duets; Small forms (from 3 to 4 people);; Ensembles. The duration of the work is not more than 5 minutes. III. Instrumental genre (folk , classical, pop, jazz) Solo; Duets; Small forms (from 3 to 4 people); Ensembles; Orchestras. Duration works no more than 4 minutes. IV. Original genre (circus performances, acrobatics, clowning, gymnastics, juggling, show with an object, illusion, etc.) Solo; Duets; Small forms (from 3 to 4 people); Team; The duration of the work is not more than 5 minutes. V. Theatrical creativity (dramatic performance, puppet theater, musical, plastic and pantomime, street theater, parody theater, shadow theater, solo performance, etc.) The duration of the work is not more than 10 minutes. VI. Artistic word (poetry, prose, fable) The duration of the work is not more than 4 minutes. VII. Fashion theaters (retro collection, ethno collection, future collection, modern collection, know-how collection, etc.) The duration of the work is not more than 10 minutes. VIII. Visual arts (painting, graphics, design) Participants submit 3 works. IX. Arts and crafts ( working with wood (carving, painting, birch bark, marquetry), working with clay (ceramics, sculpture of small forms), weaving (tapestry, lace, embroidery, patchwork) , working with metal (chasing, jewelry), natural materials (straw, vine, reed, other natural materials) Participants submit 3 works. X. Photo art Participants submit 3 works. Age categories: up to 6 years 7 - 9 years 10 - 12 years 13 - 15 years 16 - 19 years 20 - 25 years from 26 years mixed age category. Festival requirements: Each team must submit 2 numbers Each individual performer - 1 number The carriers of phonograms are CD, FLASH - carrier or mini disc with high sound quality. For the nominations " Fine Arts", "Decorative and Applied Art" and " Photo Art", the festival-competition will be held in the form of an exhibition of works. Each participant must present 3 works at the festival. Requirements for the design of works : for the nomination " Fine Arts ", a sign must be pasted on the work, indicating: city, institution, surname, name of the child, age, name of the work, leader; for the nomination “Decorative and applied art” near the work there should be a sign indicating: city, institution, surname, name of the child, age, name of the work, leader; for the nomination " Photography" on the reverse side of the photo must be indicated: institution, surname, name of the child, name of the work, age, head. Festival participants awards: At the end of the festival, a solemn rewarding of the participants will take place. All participants will receive commemorative diplomas, souvenirs with the symbols of the festival from the company “ ART FEST ASSOCIATION ” Program: 22.03.2024 Arrival of participants and guests of the festival, transfer from Tbilisi airport, registration, accommodation of participants and guests of the festival in a hotel in Tbilisi after 14.00. Lunch ( extra charge). Free time. An evening of acquaintances, a meeting with leaders. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi. 23.03.2024 Breakfast . Sightseeing tour of the capital of Georgia - the city of Tbilisi. Lunch ( extra charge ). Creative meetings with Georgian groups, exchange of experience. Free time. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi. 24.03.2024 Breakfast . Rehearsal festival. Lunch (for an additional fee). Performance and solemn rewarding on the stage of the cultural center of the ancient capital of Georgia, Mtskheta. Free time. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi. 25.03.2024 Breakfast. Departure for an excursion to the ancient capital of Georgia - the city of Mtskheta. Lunch (for an additional fee). Return to Tbilisi. Free time. Dinner . Farewell evening with leaders. Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi. 26.03.2024 Breakfast. Check out of the hotel at 12.00. Departure of participants and guests of the festival, transfer to Tbilisi airport. Participation fee: 240 Euro per person (with 3-4 local accommodation); 260 Euro per person (with 2- bed accommodation ); 320 Euro per person (with 1 local accommodation ); For 20 participants, 1 leader is free. ( Leaders, if desired, are accommodated in 2-bed rooms at no extra charge). Participation fee includes: Official invitation; Festival fee (for groups); Special diplomas, medals and cups; Letters of thanks for team leaders and sponsors; Creative meetings with Georgian groups, exchange of experience ; Accommodation in hotel Ramada by Wyndham Tbilisi Old City 4* ( https://bit.ly/3yk7nJt ); 2 meals a day during the entire stay in Georgia (starts with dinner on the day of arrival and ends with breakfast on the day of departure) ; Sightseeing tour of the capital of Georgia - the city of Tbilisi; Tour of the ancient capital of Georgia - the city of Mtskheta; Accompanying a Russian-speaking guide during excursions; Transfer hotel - concert hall - hotel; Group transfer airport – hotel – airport; Accompanying assistant. Participation fee doesn't include: Festival gathering for soloists, duets and small forms, as well as participation in an additional nomination: soloists pay extra 20 €, duets pay extra 30 € per duet, small forms 3-5 people pay extra 40 € per group, for participation in an additional nomination - additional payment of 10 € /human; Individual transfer or transfer from other airports in Georgia ( We can also provide transfers from railway stations and bus stations). Please check the price of transfers with our managers); Lunch - 10 € per person per day; Additional excursions ( We will organize an excellent excursion program for you! For detailed information on excursion programs, you can check with our managers); Medical insurance ; Transportation costs (air tickets); The cost of an additional day with 2 meals a day is: in 3-4- bed room – 40 € in a double room – 45 € in 1 -on a local room - 60 € In case of arrival at the hotel 06.00 - 12.00 - additional payment of 50% of the daily cost; In case of arrival at the hotel 00.00 - 06.00 - additional payment of 100% of the daily cost; In case of hotel release 12.00 - 18.00 - 50% surcharge of the daily cost; In the case of the release of the hotel 18.00 - 00.00 - additional payment of 100% of the daily cost. Additional services: Original photos from the festival, gala concert and awards on CD / FLASH drive; Photo-accompaniment on a walk / excursions. Photo session for groups and soloists; Hair stylist (make-up and hairstyling); Master classes from professional artists; Video filming of the festival / gala concert. 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.