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 Spor Kulübü (Bosphorus Folklore 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 23 MAY 2024 16:00 and will end at 27 MAY 2024  10:00.


  • 13 years old and above folkdancers 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

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.

Participation fee:

  • 150 Euro per person - 4 nights / We will provide to you Brekafast and accommodation at the 3 * hotel centrum in Ataşehir and Maltepe. Each room has 2-3 beds, toilet, showers.
  • 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.
  • If group come more than 30 people one leader free. 40 people and more 2 free.
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
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.

Preliminary program:

Day 1:
Arriving Afternoon to Istanbul. Free time dinner Meeting group leaders.
Day 2:
After the breakfast Groups are going to visit Byzantine historic district; Blue Mosque (free), St. Sofia, Topkapı Palace, Grand Bazaar, free time dinner performance one municipality OPEN AIR.
Day 3: 
After the breakfast Shopping centrum. For groups who want to enjoy the sea on the beach in the Marmara Sea.Festival performances at municipality stage (open-air). Groups will teach the dances of their countries for entertainment purposes. They will learn traditional Turkish rhythms and Dance.
Day 4:
Special Boat tour at Bosphorus ( 20 euro) or shopping, and performance at municipality stage (open-air).
Day 5:
Leaving from Istanbul.
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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