Istanbul is bounded on the north and the south by two seas, the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara, respectively. The western half of the city lies in Europe while the eastern half is situated in Asia; in between the two halves flows the Bosphorus Strait. It is a city of great museums, historical places, shopping centers and it is a lively metropolis with many social areas.Our name is Boğaziçi Folklor Birliği Gençlik & Spor Kulübü (Bosphorus Folklore Union Youth & Sport Club). Every year, we are preparing child and young festivals. Take part in our festival and feel the mystery of the Bosphorus Sea.

Festival will start at 20 APRIL 2024 16:00 and will end at 24 APRIL 2024  10:00.
FESTIVAL MEDICAL INSURANCE: All groups are required to secure MEDICAL INSURANCE before coming to festival. Organization committee won’t pay any medical or hospital cost incurred at the festival period. However, for any emergency situations, we will provide an ambulance.

Conditions:

  • 8 years old and above dancers can join the festival.
  • Singing ensembles, majorettes, chorus ,folk dance and modern dance groups are welcome to participate.
  • Groups will present a performances of 5,10,15 minutes.
  • Music can be live or CD

Participation fee:

  • 175 Euro per person - 4 nights
We will provide to you Brekafast + traditional  dinner and accommodation at the 3 *  hotel centrum in  Ataşehir and Maltepe.
Each room has 2-3 beds, toilet, showers, free internet wifi.  
If group come more than 30 people one leader free. (30 paying participants + 1 free)
40 people and more 2 free. (40 paying participants + 2 free)

Participation fee doesn't include:

  • The competition fee is paid upon arrival - All genres, directions of art participate and there are no restrictions in age categories. Attention, the team may not take part in the stage skills competitions.Payment for evaluation of one competition number.
  • AIRPORT TRANSFER:
    • 42 people on the bus, 25 euros per person, round trip
    • 30 people on the bus, 30 euros per person, round trip
    • 20 people on the bus, 35 euros per person, round trip
    • 10 people on the bus, 40euros per person, round trip
  • Special Bosphorus boat trip will be organized for the groups who want to participate. Additional cost for this trip will be 20 Euro per person.

TRANSPORTATIONS; If group is going to by PLANE, we are going to hire the bus for their all ground transportations.  Groups will pay this bus cost. Bus, serves throughout the festival dates (Airport transfers, excursions program transfers (group will visit historical area in Europe side only once), and transfers to the field performance). At the first day of the festival transportation fee should be paid to the festival committee. This is the cost of BUS for max. 44 person, totally 900 €. If group number of participant  less than 20 person bus cost is 800 € Solo –Duet or small groups 1 or  max 4 people per person  120 euro  If group is coming by own BUS, the group will not pay us these transportation fee. The groups are going to pay the bus parking fees in during the festival,  sightseeing.  (the all ground transportations will take almost 250 km.).  And festival committee won’t give any petrol for all ground transportations to the buses.Special tours and trips in İstanbul are excluded.Performances with live or recorded music are both allowed. Pictures of the groups should be sent for application. Festival program will be announced later on.

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.

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