27 - 31 July 2018
  Krushevo      Macedonia - FYROM

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

Director:  Mr. Aleksandar Petreski

Purpose of the festival:

This festival has been designed with the intention to offer to its participants and to the spectators the opportunity for them to witness and share cultural diversity and to celebrate folklore, tradition, costumes and cultural heritage. Folklore can be a chain that links diverse cultures and nations, building bridges and friendships. This is a chance for all lovers of folklore to show their colors and enjoy what the beautiful city of Bitola can offer. For all those who want to live and dance to the colors and rhythms of folklore and tradition this is the perfect opportunity to do exactly that. Bitola will be the perfect setting and host.

Conditions for participation at the festival:

  • Folk dance groups, modern dance groups, choirs, but also majorette teams and brass bands and orchestras are welcome to apply.
  • Groups from all over the world can take part in this festival.
  • The number of participants is not limited.
  • There is no age limit
  • Each group should prepare minimum one program with the duration of 12 – 15 minutes per program.
  • Each group should bring the national flag of the country that they represent.
  • Each group should provide visibly display panel on which the name of the group and the name of the country is inscribed.
  • Groups should have 12 – 15 small gifts for exchange.
  • Participants can perform with orchestras (recommended) or with recorded music (on CD or USB).
  • In order to participate in this festival, every group needs to fill in an application form. When applying, if possible, please provide some photos, videos or brief history of the group. These materials will be used for promotional and advertising purposes (in advertisements, fliers and posters). After receiving the application form and completion of advance payment, the organizer will send an official letter of invitation for participation at the Festival.

Festival Organizers provide:

  • Accommodation in hotels and apartments, and meals according to the price selected
  • 2 double rooms per group with no supplement to be paid (one for the leaders of the group and another for the drivers of the bus). For the other double rooms there is an additional cost of 5 euro per room per day. The rest of the rooms are with 3 and 4 beds.
  • Free parking for the bus
  • A companion for the excursions and to inform the group about details regarding the festival.
  • Certificates for participation in the festival

Participation Fee:

  • 57 Euro/ per person, 3 half-boards (2 meals)
  • 77 Euro/ per person, 4 half-boards (2 meals)
  • 95 Euro/ per person, 5 half-boards (2 meals)

  • 63 Euro/per person, 3 full-boards (3 meals)
  • 83 Euro per person, 4 full-boards (3 meals)
  • 101 Euro/per person, 5 full-boards (3 meals)

  • At a group of 20 people, the 21st is free of charge.
  • Accommodation in: Hotels and Apartments

Program Proposal:

Arriving in Krushevo, hotel accommodation,
Lunch in the hotel and free activities
Dinner in the hotel,
Free night
Breakfast in the hotel
Lunch in the hotel and free activities
Parade on the streets
Official performance of the participants
Dinner in the hotel
Breakfast in the hotel
Lunch in the hotel
Parade through the streets in Krushevo
Festival evening in Krushevo (performance of the participants, certificate for the participants by the organizers, and at the very end of the festival participants can exchange gifts and contacts with each other)
Dinner in the hotel
Free activities
Dinner in the hotel
*The organizer reserves the right to make changes in the program of the festival.
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.