28 April - 2 May 2022
 Tbilisi, Mtskheta, Tianeti      Georgia

Childrens's Dances Choirs / Songs Authentic Processed

Director:  Murman Gamisonia

Goal of the Festival: 

Development of folklore arts; popularization of the world folklore culture; sharing of experience between participants; empowerment of mutual respect and tolerance; deepening of creative contacts; popularization of Georgian and world folklore arts; improvement of the level of qualification of choreographers;

Festival Participants:

Folklore groups from different countries of the world and different regions of Georgia (ages not limited) take part in the Festival.

Participation Conditions:

  • Participants present two shows (3-5 minutes each) in the following nominations: folklore dances, folklore songs (ensembles and individual); songs and romances; folklore handcraft arts (exhibitions). 
  • In the final conclusive concert participating artists will present only one show. 
  • Music can be live or phonogram. 
  • With the application Festival participants submit their program (audio, video files of their previous shows, materials necessary to be published in the newspaper and Festival booklet). 
  • Festival participants will be awarded with the Festival Laureate Diplomas and different presents. 

Participation fee:

According to self-funding principle each foreign participating groups pay the following fee per participant of their group:
  • 200 Euro per person - 5 days – hotel accommodation (3 and 4-bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; all in-country transportation;
  • 250 Euro per person - 5 days – 2 star hotel accommodation (2, 3, 4-bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; all in-country transportation;
  • 350 Euro per person - 5 days – 3 star hotel accommodation (2, 3 bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; all in-country transportation;
  • 400 Euro per person - 5 days – 5 star hotel accommodation (2, 3 bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; all in-country transportation;
Important: Every 16th participant of a Festival participant group is free from the Festival fee;
*Supplement for double room – 5 euro per day per person.
*Supplement for single room – 10 euro per day per person.

Participation fee does not include:

  • Additional day in the hotels: 25, 30, 35 euro per person per day (depending on the category of service selected);
  • Optional tours;
  • International Transport, insurance;
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: a participating group transfers 50% advance payment of the whole fee to be paid.  Remaining 50% is to be transferred not later than a week ahead of the start of Festival.

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News About the Festival

8 June 2021

Feel the "Rhythms of spring" during the VIII International folklore festival in Georgia

From 28 to 2 May 2022, the VIII International Folklore Festival "Rhythms of spring" will promote the Georgian and world folklore arts in the capital of Georgia - Tbilisi. The event aims to…
22 May 2019

More than 1000 participants attended the International Folklore Festival "Rhythms of Spring 2019"

By organization from the Georgian Union of Choreographers and by support from the UNESCO CID, European Association of Folklore Festivals (EAFF), Culture and Arts Development Union Art Folk,…
10 May 2017

More than 4000 performers took part in the “Rhythms of Spring” festival in Georgia

During 29-30 April 2017, the Georgian Union of Choreographers organized the already traditional International Folklore Children and Youth Festival – Rhythms of Spring – 2017.  Along with Georgian…
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