29 April - 3 May 2019
  Sarimsakli and Dikili      Turkey

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

Director:  Gordana Zoric

Sarımsaklı is a town in the Ayvalık District in the Marmara Region of Turkey. The town's name means "land of garlic" in reference to the region's considerable production of the Alliaceae plant.
Dikili is a coastal town and a district in the Aegean Region of Turkey. The district is quite picturesque both along its shoreline and in its interior parts, and is a popular summer resort. There is the ancient and as yet unexplored site of Atarneus is located nearby. The site is called "Atarna" locally. Dikili town center is situated opposite the Greek island of Lesbos.


Choirs, groups of singers, musicians, dance groups and folklore ensembles
Note: All ensembles must provide their own music, leading orchestra or music CD. Each ensemble is obligated to set performance in duration of 10 minutes


Day 1 - Arrival in Sarimsakli, after  2pm accommodation in  hotel , free time. Dinner, overnight.
Day 2 - Breakfast, free time or, optional, boat cruising in archipelago of 23 the island. The boat stops at the most beautiful beaches, lunch on board, live music and animation. Return to the hotel, dinner, preparation for defile and opening of the Festival. The Festival will be opened by the mayor, discotheque, overnight.
Day 3 - Breakfast, free time. Dinner, overnight.
Day 4 - Breakfast, free time. In the afternoon, an optional tour to the view point "Heavenly hill" and “ Sejtan sofra”., Greek village  Cunda, the city of Ayvalik  , dinner. Second contest night, winner's announcement, return to the hotel, entertainment program with fashion show in costumes and choice for Miss festival, overnight.
Day 5 - Breakfast, leaving  the hotel until 11am
The organizer reserves the right to make changes within the program.

Participation fee:

  • 105 Euro per person

Participation fee includes:

  • Accommodation in Ergin Hotel, http://www.superodmor.rs/turska/sarimsakli/6645/ergin,  double and triple rooms   (or another hotel in same category)
  • 4 half board, breakfast - dinner
  • on 25 payable-26th is free of charge
  • Local taxes
  • Discotheque
  • Organization
  • Certificate for participation at the Festival

Participation fee doesn't include:

  • Transportation
  • Health travel insurance and insurance
  • Optional excursions during the Festival
  • Other costs and damages that participants make during the stay at the hotel
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 second step:
Paying an advance of EUR 30 per person, cash or on the account to the organizational team of the festival.
In case of cancellation, the advance payment is not refundable.