6 - 10 July 2019
  Budva - Canj - Petrovac      Montenegro

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

Director:  Mr. Zoran Strezovski

With pleasure we INVITE you FOLK ENSEMBLES,
International  Music & Folk - Dance festival “BISERNO MORE ”

06 - 10 July, Bar, Montenegro 2019

Participants are ensembles from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Ukraine,Turkey, Serbia, Bosnia, Romania, Slovenia, Italy, Sweden, Moldavia, Armenia, Croatia, Czech, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary…

The Festival light motive is to present the cultural tradition of different countries and to provide an opportunity for the members of groups to get together, to establish friendships and culture presentation trough dance and music. The idea of the Festival is to bring the music closer to the people and to present the music on the streets and the squares.


Day 1:
13.00  Arrival, hotel accommodation (swimming and sunbathing)
19.00 – 20.00 Dinner in hotel

20.00  Welcome reception

Day 2:
09.00 – 10.00 Breakfast,
10.00 – 14.00  Visiting Budva or Kotor or Dubrovnik (Croatia)  or boat cruising (optional)
18.00 – 19.30 Dinner in hotel
20.00 – 22.30 Official opening of the festival
                       -  welcome speech and firewall
                       - open air performance
                       - Dancing together

22.30 – 00.00 Discotheque in hotel (optional)

Day 3:
09.00 – 10.00 Breakfast
10.00 – 18.00 Beach time or visiting Budva or Kotor, Herceg Novi or Dubrovnik (Croatia)  or boat cruising   (optional),
18.00 – 19.00 Dinner in hotel
19.30 – 22.30 Second festival evening (optional)

22.30 – Discotheque in hotel (optional)

Day 4:
09.00 – 10.00 Breakfast,
10.00 – 18.00 Beach time, free activities
18.00 – 20.00 Dinner in hotel

21.00 – 00.00 Closing ceremony of the festival – certificates and presents from organizer of the festival, exchange presents and disco party for all participants.

Day 5: 
8.00 – 09.00 Breakfast

11.00 Departure of the participants

OPTIONAL – If you stay more days…

Day 5:
09.00 – 10.00 Breakfast,
11.00 – 16.00  Beach time and free activities
19.00 – 20.00 Dinner in hotel

21.00. – 00.00 Firewall party

Day 6:
08.00 – 09.00 Breakfast,
11.00 Departure of participants

General rules:

  • Festival is a non-competitive sample of traditional and modern dances, choral groups, brass bands, orchestras and majorette teams.
  • Every Folklore, Choral group, brass bands, orchestras and majorette Teams, modern dance groups have the right to participate.
  • Children's ensembles  (2/3 of the participants must be 16 or younger), Youth ensembles (2/3 of the participants must be 25 or younger), adult ensembles (1/3 of the participants must be older than 25).
  • On the festival may participate folklore dance groups, modern dance groups, vocal groups, instrumental groups and soloists, as well as groups and performers from other art styles.
  • The number of participants are limited (only 3  groups from each country),
  • Each group should consist of most 50 members including dancers, managers and musicians,
  • Ensemble should have prepared at least 2 dances, total program of 12-15 minutes each with orchestra or CD. The performances will be in the evening hours so you can plan the day ahead and use it for visiting the historical part of the city.
  • To send us short CV and 2 – 3 photos of the group,
  • To take a flag of the country,
  • Ensembles should have there own transport for arrival and departure,

Participation fee:

  • 75 Euro per person for 3 nights half board (2 meals per day – open buffet)
  • 95 Euro per person for 4 nights half board (2 meals per day – open buffet)

On your request, уou can continue your stay. Price will be 26 Euro per day per person HB – price is special for the participants in festivals that we can provide. Additional meal (lunch) is possible and it is 4 euro per person per day – open buffet.
All groups will be accommodate on Hotel Loza or Hotel Palma in Budva ( hotels in the center only 200 meters from sands bech and old town in Budva) visit: www.hotelloza-budva.com.or Hotel Costelo and  Hotel Adria in Bar  (in the center of the city)
Important! Montenegro Tourist Tax (1.50 euro per person per day) is not calculated in the price and is to be paid after arrival and accommodation.

Participation fee includes:

  • for 22 dancers – one gratis (21 + 1 free of charge),
  • souvenir and gift for each group,
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Certificate for attendance,
  • drinks during the performance,
  • tourist guides for sightseeing of the town,
  • reception in city hall,
  • advertising of the festival (press conference, radio and tv channels, posters and flayers). 
Personal responsibility and health insurance are within the other obligations of the groups. First Aid and Medical Hospital will be available, medical services must be covered by the group.
After Groups arrived in Hotel will be given detailed program of the festival and each group will have guide during festival.   After the festival finish organizers will send you DVD from the festival program for each group and photos.The copy right of all video materials and pictures are ownership of the Organization of the Festival.
The festival will organize the transport for the groups coming by plane by picking them up from Tivat airport, during the festival days and back to the same airport. The cost of the transportation will be covered by the group and will be additionally agreed according to their number. 
By applying you confirm that you accept all festival conditions. All detailed information  will be supply after your confirmation for participations.
Number of participants is limited on 400 or 10 groups.
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 8 February 2019

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