20 - 27 June 2020
  Pesaro      Italy

Adults Childrens's Dances Choirs / Songs

Director:  Ruslan Ganshin


Our city is Pesaro. Our country is Italy.

Our festival is the VI International contest "Grand Festival".

Professional competition among dozens of countries. The competition, which takes place in the truly Italian city of Pesaro, has been gathering the most talented and motivated artists for the sixth year in a row. The indescribable sensations of the performance in the central squares of the city with a centuries-old history, a professional Italian jury, a prize fund from sponsors are the main features of the VI International Competition "Grand Festival". Pesaro is an amazing corner of the festival territory on the Adriatic, which has taken a firm place in the soul of everyone who has been here.

Festival nominations:

  • Folklore and ethnography
  • Choreography

Competition venues of the Festival:

  • The medieval castle "Rocca Costanza";
  • Peoples Square of Pesaro.

Festival partners:

  • EAFF - European Association of Folklore Festivals (Unesco).
  • Сomune Di Pesaro (Italy).
  • Palazzo Ducale Urbino (Italy).
  • Public organization "Festival Center".

Festival program:

June 20th. Arrival of participants.
June 21st. Festival program*. Holidays on the Adriatic coast.
June 22nd. Festival program*. Excursion program for extra fee (optional), rest on the Adriatic coast.
June 23rd. Festival program*. Excursion program for extra fee (optional), rest on the Adriatic coast.
June 24th. Festival program*. Excursion program for extra fee (optional), rest on the Adriatic coast.
June 25th. Festival program*. Excursion program for extra fee (optional), rest on the Adriatic coast.
June 26th. Festival program*. Excursion program for extra fee (optional), rest on the Adriatic coast.
June 27th. Departure of participants.

* The number of days can be changed at the request of the collective or soloist.

  • Meetings with Italian professionals.
  • Professional competition.
  • Performances at city venues.
  • International composition of the jury.
  • A master class from the jury.
  • City procession.
Attention! The program may be changed by decision of the Organizers.

Participation fee:

  • 120 euro per person - triple occupancy
  • 145 euro per person - double occupancy
  • Additional: 
    • Competition fee: ensemble - 25 euros/ person (solo, duet - 50 euros);
    • Extra night: 35 euros;
    • Dinner + lunch: 8 euros.

Participation fee includes:

  • Hotel accommodation 3 ***, in a triple room;
  • Food: BB (breakfast);
  • Competition program (international jury);
  • Cups and medals to laureates;
  • International diplomas and thanks;
  • Master Class;
  • Excursion to San Marino (without transport service);
  • Excursion to Candelara (without transport service).
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.

Application Form     until 24 April 2020



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