12 - 16 June 2019
  Lido di Jesolo      Italy

Adults Childrens's Dances Choirs / Songs Orchestras

Director:  Milenko Andreski

The International Folk Dance Festival “Ballare Insieme” will be held for the 1sth time in Lido di Jesolo, Italy from 12 th of June till 16th of June 2019.

With pleasure we invite you (Folk groups, Choral groups and orchestras majorette teams), (children, youth and adults groups) to participate on  I  International  Music & Folk – Dance festival “BALLARE INSIEME”, 12 – 16 June, Lido di Jesolo, Italy 2019.

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.

Venice. There’s no city in the world like Venice… Venice, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Rich with history, charm and tradition, a city which attracts many tourists thanks to the appreciated art, cinema, history and culture that it is able to offer. Lido di Jesolo is in the Veneto region of Italy. This town which is situated very close to Venice is very popular destination, on the Adriatic see. There are many hotels, shops, different kind of sports, attractions near to the beach and nightlife opportunities which аttracts thousands of tourists every summer. A tourist paradise proper, Jesolo has lived and will always live up to its visitors’ expectations. A further feature enhancing the tourist rating of Jesolo is its proximity to Venice, which is a benefit both as to accessibility and as to the opportunity given to visitors to tick off the two major tourist hotspots in an extremely timely and convenient manner.

Festival Program:

12 June 2019
  • 14.00 Arriving in Lido di Jesolo, hotel accommodation after the meeting with the festival representatives and free time
  • 19.00 – 20.00 Dinner in hotel
  • 21.00 Welcome reception with the leaders of the groups
13 June 2019
  • 7.30 – 10.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00 – 15.00 Venice sightseeing with organized local tour guides (optional) St. Mark’s Square, Bell tower of St. Mark, Clock tower, Saint Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace, Bridge of Sighs, Grand Canal, Rialto Bridge…
  • 17.30 – 18.30 Dinner in hotel
  • 19.00 Ensemble parade and Official festival evening
14 June 2019
  • 7.30 – 10.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00 – 15.00 Boat tours to Murano and Burano or free beach time (optional)
  • 17.30 – 18.30 Dinner in hotel
  • 19.00 Second festival evening
15 June 2019
  • 7.30 – 10.00 Breakfast
  • 09.00 – 19.00 Verona and Sirmione sightseeing with organized local tour guides (optional)
  • 19.00 – 20.00 Dinner in hotel
  • 21.00 Closing ceremony of the festival – certificates and presents for ensembles by organizer, exchange presents between leaders of ensembles and final party with all participants
16 June 2019
  • 7.30 – 10.00 Breakfast
  • 12.00 Departure

General rules for participation:

  • Non-competitive sample of traditional and modern dances, choral groups, majorette teams, orchestras, brass bands.
  • In the festival can participate folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, choirs, music bands from all over the world.
  • Any group willing to participate must submit an Application form. All filled in and signed applications will mean acceptance of the terms laid by the present regulation. The application is guaranteed by the advance payment amounting to 30% of the overall cost. This amount will not be refunded in the event of renunciation of participation.
  • The number of the participants are limited (only 3 groups from each country).
  • Ensemble should have prepared at least 2 dances, 10-15 minutes each with USB or orchestra. 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 by e-mail.
  • Until 10th of April 2019 each group should send the list of participants, name/surname, sex, date of birth and passport number.
  • To take a flag of the country.
  • Folklore groups should have there own transport for arrival and departure.

Participation fee:

  • 119 Euro for 3 HB per person ( 3 nights with 2 meals per day- Half Board).
  • 155 Euro for 4 HB per person  (4 nights with 2 meals per day – Half Board).
Addition day can be booked for 40 euro/person/day
Groups of 25 persons: One group leader free of charge!

Participation fee Includes:

  • Participation in the festival concerts,
  • Accommodation in 3* Hotels (3-4 bedded rooms, supplement for a double room is 5€/person/day, supplement for single room is 15 €/person/day),
  • Half-board hotel accommodation
  • Welcome cocktails with the leaders of the groups
  • Souvenir and gift for each group
  • Certificate for attendance
  • Drinks during the performance

Participation fee does not include:

  • Transport
  • Optional Programs
  • Insurance
  • What is not specified in the above mentioned “the fee includes”

Groups arriving by plane will be transported from the hotels with organized buses and will be accompanied to their departure in the same conditions. The transfer from the airport to the hotel and back is paid additionally.

By applying you confirm that you accept all festival conditions. All detailed information will be supply after your confirmation for participations.

On your request you can stay longer in Lido di Jesolo. Every day of stay longer before or after festival has to be paid 32 euro/per person for accommodation in 3*** hotel…

Invitation letter will be provided if needed.

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.