15 - 20 May 2022
 Marmaris     Turkey

Childrens's Dances Choirs / Songs Orchestras Habits Authentic Processed Styled

Director:  Mr. Selcuk YILDIZ

History of Marmaris:
Marmaris: the crossroad of the Aegean and Mediterranean seaspart of the Mediterranean Sea between neighbours Turkey and Greece is the Aegean sea. This is how the two neighbours refer to the part the Mediterranean between them. The Aegean Sea is connected to the black Sea by Canakkale and Istanbul straits. A frequently asked question: "Where is the beginning and end of the Mediterranean and Aegean Seas?"
The Answer is "MARMARİS"


  • Folk Dance Groups
  • Modern Dance Groups
  • Pop Dance Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Music Bands
  • Orchestras
  • Majorettes


  • Each country can participate with one group for per category (folk dance, modern dance, choir, majorettes, orchestra).
  • The commitee won't pay any fee to groups for attending the organization.
  • The group should be in Muğla-Marmaris on 15 May 2022 and the departure date is 20 May 2022 after breakfast.
  • The number of group not limited for person, including the manager, leader, musicians, drivers and dancers. 
  • The age of dancers are not limited in the participant group.
  • Performances should be either 5-10-15 min.
  • The groups may perform with live music or a CD.
  • The groups should come with their national flags. 
  • The participate's group list which contains dancers, musicians, leaders, driver's age and sex should be send to us before 15 April 2022.         

Participation fee:

  • 160 Euro per person for 5 nights (Full Board).
    • If group want to stay extra day they can paid 30 Euro/ person/ day.
    • Every 25 participants: 1 person is free (26th person is free).

Participation fee includes:

  • Accomodation in 4* hotel
  • Participation in the event
  • 3 times (buffet) meal
  • All drinks
  • Medical Insurance

Participation fee does not include:

  • Transportation (Airport to Marmaris and Return)
  • If group will arrive by plane to Dalaman Airport, transfer (Airport-Hotel, Hotel-Airport, transfer during the festival) will be 700 Euro. It will organizing by commitee.
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.
As a next step, the fee of 50% must be transfer after official invitation!! If transfer will not done after official invitation, groups participation will be canceled.

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