9 - 13 September 2023
 Foça, Izmir     Turkey

Dances Orchestras Authentic Processed Styled

Contact person:  Mr. Murat Erdem

Application Form

  until 5 June 2023

Conditions for participation:

  • Please, send by email minimum 6 digital pictures and a short description of your group and videos or links and descriptions of your performances.
  • There is no age limit.
  • The groups are requested to arrive in in Foça on 09 September 2023 - 09:00 and depart on 13 September 2023- 10:00, after breakfast. 
  • Each group should bring flag of their country with them. For gift exchange, each country must bring 4 gifts.
  • Organization committee prefers dance groups with live music but recorded music is also acceptable.
  • Pocket money will not be paid to the groups by Festival Committee.
  • We prefer dance groups with live music but recorded music also acceptable.
  • The groups will prepare 5-10 minutes programs. All groups have to prepare minimum 2 different performances.


  • The groups will stay in 3-4 stars hotel. 2 and 3-4 beds in a room,

Participation fee:

  • 165 Euro per person - 4 nights
  • 200 Euro per person - 5 nights
On every 25 participants one member is free of charge. (24 paying + 1 free of charge).
For double rooms there is a supplement of 5 € per person per day, for single room 15 € per person per day.

Participation fee includes:

  • 4 nights with 3 meals per day 
  • Organizational expenses.
  • Gift provided for each person is an attendance certificate.

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.

Second step: As confirmation of its participation in the festival, a group pays in advance 1000 € (which is not reimbursable in case of declination of participation). The rest of the amount is to be paid 15 days before the festival or at the group’s arrival to the hotel, according to the agreement

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