20 - 29 June 2023
 Kobuleti, Batumi     Georgia

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

Director:  Mr. 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;
Date and Location of Festival: Georgia, City of Kobuleti and Batumi – 20 – 29 June 2023. 

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. 
Festival Agenda: The Final Agenda of the Festival will be finalized one month ahead of the Festival.

Participation fee:

  • 250 Euro per person - 5 days – 2 star hotel accommodation (2, 3, 4-bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; transportation is free on concert days.;
  • 350 Euro per person - 5 days – 3 star hotel accommodation (2, 3 bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; transportation is free on concert days.;
  • 400 Euro per person - 5 days – 4 star hotel accommodation (2, 3 bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; transportation is free on concert days.;
  • 500 Euro per person - 5 days – 5 star hotel accommodation (2, 3 bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; transportation is free on concert days.;
  • Transportation (Airport – Hotel), Tours in Georgia – It’s paid.
Note: accommodation will be located in the City of Kobuleti; hotels will be specified after the type and level of hotel will be chosen by each participating group. 
Important: Every 16th participant of a Festival participant group is free from the Festival fee;
 
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.
Next step: participating group transfers 50% advance payment of the whole fee to be paid.  Remaining 40% is to be transferred not later than a week ahead of the start of Festival. 

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