15 - 20 May 2020
  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”
Meeting of Cultures:
  • There are settlements spreading along the Peninsula.
  • The town center is changing and modernizing due to the power of tourism.
  • The decreasing population is moving out further from the center.
  • Multi-coloured, multi-cultured and living together in peace.

All visitors passing through on daily tours are embraced by the locals. You have the choice between central places where the sea, sand and the sun are complemented with nightly entertainment continuing until morning, or silent bays on a small boat swimming silently under moon light. whatever your heart desires..

Participants:

During the festival the groups will perform their dances, sing songs, participate in the activities and introduce their own cultures. They will visit the historic and touristic places of the beautiful region and make new friends with the world youths.

Requirements:

  • 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 2020 and the departure date is 20 May 2020   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 5-15 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 1 April 2020 .         

Participation fee:

  • 135 Euro per person for 5 night.
    • If group want to stay extra day they can paid 35 Euro/person/day.
    • Every 25 participants: 1 person is free (26th person is free).
  • Deadline of application 1 April 2020.

Accomodation

  • Groups will be hosted altogether in 4* Hotel. The accommodation will start in 15 May 2020 at 14:00 and finish 20 May 2020 after the festival program ends
  • The rooms are for 3 & 4 person.
  • If members want to stay double room ,they must paid 10 Euro/person/day extra, if there will be any single room the group must pay in addition 12 Euro/person/day
  • The committee will give a 3 meals/day (buffet meal) in Hotel . Either pocket or normal meal due to performance program.
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 40% must be transfer after official invitation!! If transfer will not done after official invitation, groups participation will be canceled.
If group will arrive by plane to Dalaman Airport, transfer (Airport-Hotel,Hotel-Airport,transfer during the festival) will be 800 Euro.It will organizing by commitee.

Application Form     until 28 February 2020



News About the Festival


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Thousands danced for peace at a festival in Marmaris

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21 May 2016

For the fifth time, in Marmaris was created a "bridge between cultures"

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