Poti, Kobuleti, Batumi Georgia
Director: Mr. Murman Gamisonia
International Dance and Vocal Festival Contest is intended for groups and soloists of different ages and dance/vocal categories. It’s a celebration of dance art for children and adults in a unique atmosphere of ancient Georgia, combining a holiday in wonderful country with participation in a prestigious event. The biggest award will be 1 Grand Prize in the amount of 1000 euro for the best performance (from all categories) carefully selected by competent jury. Our richest experience makes Art-Folk leader in the realization of international festivals and contests in Georgia and is synonyms for quality and excellence.
Note: Participation in the Contest is optional. Groups, performers can participate in all of the Festival events without being part of Contest, as laureates. Please indicate in the filled in application your intention of participation – Festival laureate or Contest participant.
Venues for the Festival-Contest:
Goal of the Festival:
GROUPS - Nominations in 2 categories:
- Street dance (hip hop, disco, techno, street, break dance, and other street styles).
- Pop singing.
SOLOISTS - Nominations in 3 categories:
- IV category: pop singing;
- Street dance
The composition of the jury is formed and approved by the Organizing Committee of the competition;
The jury of the competition is formed by specialists of culture and art, famous artists: composers, singers, choreographers, variety artists, and teachers;
When there are situations when there are no worthy candidates for the Grand Prix and prizes, the Grand prix and prizes are not awarded;
The jury does not take into account national and social features, material possibilities;
Participants are evaluated in each nomination;
The jury evaluates the performance by closed voting;
The jury can share the title of laureate and diploma between several participants;
Decisions of the jury are not subject to appeal;
The Organizing Committee is not responsible for the decision of the jury and the awarding of seats to the participants.
Festival and Contest requirements, specified in the score sheet of the jury:
• Choosing a repertoire;
According to self-funding principle each foreign participating groups pay the following fee:
200 Euro per person – 10 days – hotel accommodation (3, 4 and 5-bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; all in-country transportation;
250 Euro per person – 10 days – 2-star hotel accommodation (3 and 4-bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; all in-country transportation;
300 Euro per person – 10 days – 2-star hotel accommodation (2, 3, 4-bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; all in-country transportation;
350 Euro per person – 10 days – 3-star hotel accommodation (2, 3 bed rooms), meals 3 times a day; all in-country transportation.
Еvery 16th member of a group is free (15+1).
Fee for participation in the Contest is EURO 300 for groups and EURO 50 for soloists.
Participation fee includes:
10 days accommodation in comfort rooms, TV, private bathroom with a shower and hot water;
10 days full board;
Full support our staff during the festival.
Supplement for single room – 10 euro per day per person.
Participation fee does not include:
Additional day in the hotels: 20, 25, 30, 35 euro per person per day (depending on the category of service selected);
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.