Marmaris is a Mediterranean resort town along the Turkish Riviera (also known as the Turquoise Coast) with a busy, pebbly beach and long seafront promenade.
It’s known for its lively nightlife on Bar Street, which is home to open-air clubs and music venues.
Marmaris sits in a valley between pine-forested mountains and clear waters, which are popular sailing and diving destinations.

Terms and conditions:

Location, dates and time
Dates: 16.10.2024 20.10.2024 /5 days, 4 nights on AI base – all included/
Possibility of additional nights!
Location: Marmaris - Turkiye 
 
DEADLINE for submitting application forms: 29.02.2024
DEADLINE for full payment: 13.09.2024

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: “Aegean Sun” festival is not a competition and participants would not compete against each other.

Participants in the festival:

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 (17.10.2024, Thursday and 18.10.2024, Friday)
  • Solo, duet and trio - upto4minfor performance per age group
  • Group – up to 15min for an ensemble per age group
GALA CONCERT (19.10.2024, Saturday)
  • Group – up to 5 minutes 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.
Note: Participants should provide their own musical instruments and/or music for their routines.

Program:

16.10.2024, Wednesday
/organization day/
18.30 - Dinner
14.00 – 20.00 – Check-in and accommodation
 
17.10.2024, Thursday
/festival day/
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Free time – Opportunity for walks and exploration of the city of Marmaris
20.00 – Concert of individual performers and groups (opening night of the festival)
 
18.10.2024, Friday
/festival day/
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Free time. Opportunity for a tour to Dalan Island.
20.00 – Concert of individual performers and groups
 
19.10.2024, Saturday
/Gala Concert/
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Free time.
20.00 – Gala concert, prize ceremony and presentation of all individual performers and groups.
 
20.10.2024, Sunday
7.00 – 09:00 h Breakfast
10.00 – Check-out time

Participation fee:

  • 240 Euro per person - Hotel Lalila 5* AI – all included (beach hotel,  privet beach, sun beds are included)
additional nights in the hotel – 55 € per person per night

single room – 352€

  • 240 Euro per person - Blue Bay Platinum 5* AI – all included (beach hotel, sea view rooms, privet beach, sun beds are included)
additional nights in the hotel – 55 € per person per night

single room – 352 €

  • 286 Euro per person - Green Nature Dimond 5* AI – all included (beach hotel, privet beach, sun beds are included)
additional nights in the hotel – 67 € per person per night

single room – 420 €

Every 25 participants one is free of charge (24 pay + 1 free)

Participation fee includes:

  • 4 nights on AI basis
  • Certificate of attendance and prize for every ensemble
  • T-shirt with the festival’s logo for every participant
  • Participation fee

OPTIONAL:

  • 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 10.05.2024
All bank transfer expenses are to be paid by the participants in the festival. The payment of deposit it is non-refundable!

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