International festival ''Happy Planet''
Tsaghkadzor Armenia


The festival is being held in Tsaghkadzor, which is considered a developed Armenia's tourist citiy. The city fascinates with its mild and healthy climate. A ropeway was built on Tsaghkadzor's picturesque mountains in 1972, which led to develop mountain skiing sports. Here is also the home-museum of famous Armenian scientists Orbely's brothers.

The main purpose of festival is the cultural development, acquaintance, friendly relations between different nationalities and cultural exchange.

Terms and conditions of festival:

  • Groups, ensembles, individuals, solo, trio and quartet can participate in the festival.
  • The festival consist of 2 parts: competitive and non-competitive. The Participants can take part in both if they want.

Festival sections:

  1. Choreography - folk, modern, latin, classic
  2. Song - folk, estrad, classic
  3. Painting
  4. Musical instruments

 Age groups:

  • A group: 8-16 years old
  • B group: 16 and older


The professional jury for assessing the participants will be invited from different countries. 

Evaluation criteria:

  1. The technique of performance
  2. The art of performance and (theatrical) scenic mastery
  3. The costumes, used during the performance
  4. The singularity and originality of composition


  • The festival starts with parade of participants with national costumes and a flag.
  • During the parade every group should present 1 national dance with duration 2-3 minutes.
  • The parad continues to the square of Tsaghkadzor, where the concert will be held.
  • On the first day the groups should present 1 dance, which should have duration 5 minutes.
  • On the second (competitive) day the groups should present 2 dances, each of them with duration 5 minutes, every dance with its costume.
  • On the third day the awarding of prizes and Gala concert will be held, the participants should present 1 composition.
  • They should compete for Grand Prix.
  • The festival have 2 Grand Prix, one for age 8-15 year old and other for 16 years and older.
  • An exchange of national dances - the participants should teaching others 1 national dance.
  • The leaders and participants will have master class by the members of jury.
  • They will get international certificate.


The participants will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.

The best groups will be awarded in different nominations:

  1. The best dancing technique
  2. The best dancing ensemble
  3. The best scenic mastery
  4. The best performance
  5. The best music
  6. The best costume
  7. The sympathy of spectators

Participation fee:

  • 190 Euro per person
  • 24 + 1 free

Participation fee includes: 

  • 3*** hotel (6 nights / 7 days)
  • breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 1 excursion: Lake Sevan; 

Transfer from international airport ZVARTNOC to city Tsaghkadzor and back - 400 euro.

Note: A group which will not send prepayment will not be accommodated in hotel.

Additional excursions:

  1. Yerevan and а Cognac factory - 40 euro
  2. Dilijan (Hagharcin) - 15 euro
  3. Additional excursion to Lake Sevan - 5 euro
  4. Aqua park - 30 euro
  5. Yerevan park - 45 euro

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.

The participants should send another 10% of payment to the main organizer of the festival for booking hotels till 31st of May, the rest (80%) upon arrival.


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