5 - 21 September 2018
  Espumoso      Brazil

Dances Choirs / Songs Master classes

Director:  Mr. Rogério Dambros

General Conditions:

 The “Mundo em Dança” Folk Festival , is hosted by GruPesquisa e AnDanças Sepé Tiaraju, and it will be holding from September 05-th to 21-rd, 2018 in Espumoso, RS - Brazil.
It is a folklore festival which is filled with dance performances, music concerts and workshops in multiple stages, parades, official visits, cultural exchanges and tours. The shows will be spread between Espumoso and neighbouring towns. Espumoso and surronding towns are fellow in this project and together they are open to diversity of folkloric or traditional manifestation by dance groups from all Brazilians states and foreign countries. The Organizing Committee will have the right to register images (filming and photographs) of the groups and presentations, whose purpose is for institutional records and event advertising, without ensuring the groups and its members rights for the use.


  • Only Groups Folklore and similar which have been selected after the registration period will be able to participate of the Festival de Folclore Mundo em Dança 2018.
  • Each participating group must not exceed 25 (twenty five) participants, it including directors, musicians, dancers, support staff and so on.
  • For groups that do not have they own musicians (using playback), the maximum number of components must not exceed 17 (seventeen people).
  • In case of need the delegation may exceed the number of participants, however each extra people will be charged a fee of US$ 130.00 (one hundred and thirty US dollars).



With your application form, You have to send us :
  • The group's full name, address, state, country, email address and phone number;
  • Director's full name, identity document, email address and phone number.
  • A brief historic of the group;
  • Three (03) high resolution photographs in JPG format, indispensable for the event's advertising, therefore it is hereby agreed the right of publicity of them,
  • Videos with group’s performance. Ps. YouTube link is acceptable.


Obligations of the Selected Group:

The selected groups must submit:
  • Letter of Confirmation with group registration details by 06.05.2018;
  • Registration of each group member - full name, DOB, ID number (national) or passport number (international) and the role developed in the group; by 20/07/2018;
  • Confirm of participation, with a proof the transport company hired (land or air), within a maximum period of 07/20/2018, under penalty of exclusion from the selection;
  • Description of the group's presentation, in a report between 5 and 20 lines, written in Portuguese, which will be read by the Festival official presenters.
  • Description of the repertoire, (name and authors of the musics and/or must to mention whether they belong to the public domain) because they have to be sent to the responsible bodies for enforcement of copyrights;
  • List of the instruments to be used by the group and a list of technical needs.

In addition, the selected groups must:

  • Bring all the necessary scenic material for your presentation things like folk costumes, musical instruments, etc.
  • Bring 01 (one) Official Flag of your original country or state to be used on protocols, on the show days;
  • Perform presentations on daily basis, in alternating spaces, such as parks, schools, businesses premises, neighborhood towns and also on the main stage as indicated by the organization and official agenda of the Festival de Folclore Mundo em Dança 2018.
  • Be responsible for transportation expenses from your place of origin / destination (round trip);
  • Arrive in Espumoso / RS - Brazil or at Salgado Filho Airport in Porto Alegre / RS - Brazil, on 09/05/2018 and return on 09/21/2018 by noon.
Important Information: The Festival de Folclore Mundo em Dança 2018 is NOT responsible for groups that do not comply with the arrival day and time established by the Organizing Committee.
Important Information: We recommend to the groups to have a health insurance, as we are not liable for any hospital expenses such as doctor appointments, surgeries and/or purchasing of medicines.

Organizer provides:

  • Accommodation: For up to 25 (twenty five) participants of each selected group, except Espumoso residents. The accommodation may be in dormitories or shared accommodation;
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the event, with predetermined schedules;
  • Ground Transport: From the airport to the accommodations and return, as well as all transfers to attend the festival program;
  • Infrastructure: The Festival will provide all basic technical infrastructure (lighting structure, sound structure and dressing-rooms);
  • Guided tours: All guest groups will be accompanied to local sightseeing tours during their stay;
  • Guide or Interpreter: The group will be accompanied from their arrival until their departure of the Festival by a member of the Festival who will serve as a translator to the group’s chosen language, upon its confirmation of registration;
Applications for participation in this festival are accepted only from collectives members of EAFF:
For new collectives - EAFF members fill in an Application form for Membership - http://eaff.eu/en/membership/groups

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