18 - 22 June 2019
  Venice, Lido di Jesolo      Italy

Director:  Tsvetomira Krumova

Application Form

  until 10 May 2019

Location, dates and time
Dates: 18.06.2019  –  22.06.2019 /5 days, 4 nights/
Location: Venice, Lido Di Jesolo, Italy
Venice – a fairy tale city that was founded amidst a number of small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic sea.
It is often called the most romantic city in Europe, it is the city of lovers and wedding cruises but also one for the lonely souls.
Venice – one of those world cities that must be visited at least once in a lifetime.

Goal of the festival:

The goal of the festival is to provide kids, teenagers and adults with the opportunity to show their talents in front of a big audience; to develop and promote music and dance art, as well as to strengthen the relationships between group leaders. Further goal of the festival is to promote joint activities among the performers and create friendships.
“Venetian Nights” festival is not a competition and participants would not compete against each other.


The festival is open to all – individual participants, community centers, youth centers, academies, public schools, private schools, dance studios/clubs, etc. There are no age limitations.

Age categories:

1st age category – kids under 12 yrs
2nd age category teenagers 13 to 19 yrs
3rd age category – adults over 19 yrs

Terms for participation:

Maximum duration of musical and dance performances:
FESTIVAL DAYS (19.06.2019 ,Wednesday and  20.06.2019,Thursday)
  • Solo, duet and trio - up to 4 min for performance per age group
  • Group – up to 15 min for an ensemble per age group
GALA CONCERT (21.06.2019, Friday)
  • Group – up to 5 minutes for an ensemble per age group
Dance category is open to all non-professional dance groups and performers without restrictions in genre (hip-hop, classical dance, folk dance, modern dance, jazz ballet, etc.) or number of participants.
Music category is open to all non-professional dance groups and performers (singers, musicians, choirs, etc.) without restrictions in genre (hip-hop, classical music, folk music, pop and rock music, jazz, etc.) or number of participants.
Note: Participants should provide their own musical instruments and/or music for their routines.


18.06.2019, Tuesday
/organization day/
14.00 – 20.00 h Check-in and accommodation
19.06.2019, Wednesday
/festival day/
7.00 – 10.00 h Breakfast
Free time – Opportunity for walks and exploration of the city of Venice
20.00 h – Concert of individual performers and groups (opening night of the festival)
20.06.2019, Thursday
/festival day/
7.00 – 10.00 h Breakfast
Free time. Opportunity for a half day tour to the city of Verona
20.00 h – Concert of individual performers and groups
21.06.2019, Friday
/Gala Concert/
7.00 – 10.00 h Breakfast. Free time
20.00 h – Gala concert, prize ceremony and presentation of all individual performers and groups
22.06.2019, Saturday
7.00 – 10.00 h Breakfast
10.00 h – Check-out time

Participation fee:

  • 155 Euro per person - Hotel accommodation
  • Every 25 participants one is free of charge (24 pay + 1 free)

Participation fee includes:

  • 4 nights with breakfast
  • A certificate of attendance and prize for every ensemble,
  • A t-shirt with the festival’s logo for every participant
  • Participation fee
Additional costs:
  • City tax – paid on reception on accommodation - between 1.50 Euro / 2.50 Euro depending on the hotel
  • Additional cost if you are staying in an individual room - 25 Euro per day (100 Euro for the period of the festival)
For every participant we can provide:
  • Additional nights in the hotel - 35 Euro per person per night
All bank transfer expenses are to be paid by the participants in the festival.
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 - payment of deposit to the amount of 26 Euro per person till 31.03.2019 to the bank account of the organizing team.