Director: Tsvetomira Krumova Porec is a town located in the heart of the western coast of the Istrian peninsula, in Istria County. The city is almost 2,000 years old. The remains of ancient temples and forums are spread throughout the old city centre. Porec is a popular tourist destination famous for its beautiful natural landscape, a long tradition in tourism and several well-equipped tourist resorts. Today the city is a vibrant and modern place balancing perfectly between history and present. Istria hides plenty of charming small towns and Porec really makes an excellent base for exploring the area and also visiting the neighbouring countries. Terms and conditions: Location, dates and time Dates: 18.09.2024 – 22.09.2024 /5 days, 4 nights on HB basis/ Possibility of additional nights! Location: Porec - Croatia DEADLINE for submitting application forms: 23.02.2024 DEADLINE for final payment: 26.07.2024 Goal of the festival: The goal of the festival is to provide kids, teenagers and adults with the opportunity to show their talents in front of a big audience; to develop and promote music and dance art, as well as to strengthen the relationships between group leaders. Further goal of the festival is to promote joint activities among the performers and create friendships. Form of the festival: “Adriatic Adventure” festival is not a competition and participants would not compete against each other. Participants in the festvival: The festival is open to all – individual participants, community centers, youth centers, academies, public schools, private schools, dance studios/clubs, etc. There are no age limitations. Age categories: 1st age category – kids under 12 yrs 2nd age category – teenagers 13 to 19 yrs 3rd age category – adults over 19 yrs Participation terms: Maximum duration of musical and dance performances: FESTIVAL DAYS (20.09.2024, Friday, 21.09., Saturday) Solo, duet and trio – up to 4 min for performance per age group Group – up to 15min for an ensemble per age group DANCE CATEGORY Dance category is open to all non-professional dance groups and performers without restrictions in genre (hip-hop, classical dance, folk dance, modern dance, jazz ballet, etc.) or number of participants. MUSIC CATEGORY Music category is open to all non-professional dance groups and performers (singers, musicians, choirs, etc.) without restrictions in genre (hip-hop, classical music, folk music, pop and rock music, jazz, etc.) or number of participants. Program: 18.09.2024, Wednesday /organization day/ 14.00 – 18.30h Check-in and accommodation 18.30 - Dinner 19.09.2024, Thursday /festival day/ 7.00 – 09:00 h Breakfast Free time – Optional tours. Free time. 18.30 - Dinner 20.00h – Concert of individual performers and groups 20.09.2024, Friday /Gala Concert / 7.00 – 09:00 h Breakfast. Free time. Optional tours. 18.30 - Dinner 20.00 h – Concert of individual performers and groups 21.09.2024, Saturday /free day/ 7.00 – 09:00 h Breakfast. Free time. Optional tours. 18.30 - Dinner 21.00 – Goodbye Party 22.09.2024, Sunday 7.00 – 09:00 h Breakfast 10.00 h – Check-out time OPTIONAL TOURS: 1. Take a boat ride along the Adriatic coast to Croatia's most romantic city - Rovinj. Walking tour of streets with colorful houses of the old town. Fish lunch on board with unlimited drinks. Return to hotel around 17p.m 2. Visit to Pula, a city that holds many Roman monuments, the most impressive of which are the Pula Arena (the sixth largest Roman amphitheater in the world) and the Arch of the Sergius. Return to hotel around 16 p.m 3. Trieste - Trieste is a large city in northeastern Italy and an important port in the Adriatic. Among the many places of interest to visit in Italy. In general, the sights of Trieste are centrally located, with the exception of the beautiful Miramare Castle, which is in the northeast suburbs. Return to hotel around 19 p.m Participation fee: 210 Euro per person Every 25 participants one is free of charge (24 pay + 1 free) Participation fee includes: 4 nights on HB basis (breakfast and dinners) Certificate of attendance and prize for every ensemble T-shirt with the festival’s logo for every participant Participation fee Extra payment: Additional nights in the hotel – 52 euro p/p per night Single room supplement – 42 euro for all 4 nights Additional excursions are requested in advance 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. Second step: deposit of the amount of 26 € per person to the organizers until 19.04.2024 All bank transfer expenses are to be paid by the participants in the festival. The payment of deposit it is non-refundable!