1 - 5 September 2019
  Cirkvenica      Croatia

Adults Childrens's Dances Choirs / Songs Orchestras

Director:  Aleksandar Mojsoski

Application Form

  until 5 April 2019

With pleasure we INVITE you (Folk and Choral groups, orchestras, majorette teams), (children, youth and adults groups) to participate on I International music & folk - dance festival "ETHNO FEST IN ADRIATIC COAST" 01 – 05 September, Cirkvenica, Croatia 2019.
This festival is the perfect occasion for different groups from various countries to gather together so that they could express their culture and nation through dances, music and interesting national costumes.
 
Kvarner - is a region of varied diverse stories and strong emotions. It is an ecologically unpolluted area, rich in cultural and historical heritage, with brilliant tourist programmes and opportunities for active holidays. So close and yet so different from your daily routine.
Kvarner is an inestimable a priceless combination of the sea, islands and highlands in an exceptionally small space. In just one day you can sail by yacht or bathe in the sea and then enjoy in the shadow of the near-by woods in the hinterland. In winter you can ski with a view of the sea and then enjoy, just a few kilometres away, in a salt-water swimming pool, in relaxing wellness treatments or in long walks by the sea.
Developed promenades and fragrant gardens, centennial parks and top-quality health services are all in aid the function of the restoration of health and energy restoring and to the reawakening of the joy of living.
But this region is also the best scenario for your active holidays or for successful business meetings. Let Abandon yourself go into gastronomic enjoyments delights. Enjoy yourself participating in the numerous manifestations, cultural events and festivals, visit the sanctuaries. Learn how to write in the Old-Croatian Glagolitic script, become an expert in the preparation of Mediterranean dishes, or enjoy enjoy in traditional events.
Cirkvenica - is In addition to beautiful natural surroundings, crystal clear seas and fresh air, and traditionally hospitable people, one of the main reasons for choosing Crikvenica for your holidays is the area's balmy, stable and healthy Mediterranean climate and microclimate. The winters here are mild, the summers are warm yet not too hot – the ideal conditions for the development of health tourism here more than one century ago. The area's long, sand and pebble beaches, with numerous play areas for children, are all connected by a footpath through its lush Mediterranean vegetation. On offer here are plenty of opportunities to sunbathe, swim, walk, cycle or enjoy recreational sports. Crikvenica's tourism offer reflects the valuable historical and cultural heritage of the local area. This includes events such as the traditional Fishermen's Week (one of the oldest festivals in Crikvenica), the Aquarium, filled with more than 150 species of fish, the ever-popular Love Path, the Crikvenica Town Museum, and a fine variety of galleries. The area's extensive sporting, entertainment, cultural and gastronomic programmes, and its unique mingling of sun, fine air, scents of the sea and of pine trees, make Crikvenica a destination that appeals to all the senses, the perfect venue for a relaxing holiday that will surely become part of your most treasured holiday memories.
Festival evening will be in the square of the city.

Festival program:

01 September 2019
14.00 Arriving in Cirkvenica, hotel accommodation and meeting with the festival representatives, free time (beach time)
18.00 – 20.00 Diner in hotel
21.00 Welcome reception with the leaders of the groups
 
02 September 2019
08.00 – 10.00 Breakfast
11.00 – 16.00 Beach time or Visiting Rijeka (optional), or Opatija (optional)
17.00 – 18.00 Diner in hotel
19.00 Ensemble parade and Official festival evening in the square of the city
 
03 September 2019
08.00 – 10.00 Breakfast
10.00 – 15.00 Boat trip departure to Crikvenica and embarkation on the boat at 10 am, sail till Vrbnik, visit old city of Vrbnik, a charming seafront town situated on a cliff from which there are beautiful views of the sea, the Velebit Channel, and the Velebit Mountain on the mainland. Vrbnik is well known for one of the most famous Croatian wines – VrbnickaZlahtina. Return to Crikvenica about 2 pm and drive to Kraljevica with an own bus (optional) or free beach time..
17.00 – 18.00 Diner in hotel
19.30 Second festival evening
 
04 September 2019
08.00 – 10.00 Breakfast
10.00 – Trip to Cave Biserujka (http://www.spilja-biserujka.com.hr) then continue to drive along Malinska and Njivice, arrival to the island capital – town Krk. Guided tour of the town after which the drive continues to Punat, followed by a boat ride to island Košljun (7 Euro per person) and a visit to the Franciscan monastery. An expert tour of the monastery and the Franciscan museum. In the afternoon optional drive to Baska. Possible to visit sea aquarium, 5 Euro entrance fee. Return to hotel. (optional)
19.00 – 20.00 Diner 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, discotheque with all the festival participants
 
05 September 2019
08.300 – 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:

  • 99 Euro for 3 HB per person ( 3 nights with 2 meals per day)
  • 129 Euro for 4 HB per person (4 nights with 2 meals per day)
    • There is possibility for 3* or 4* hotel and if you have require for 3* or 4*hotel we will inform you about the price..
It covers hotel accommodation (leaders and drivers in 2 double rooms and others in triple and quadruple rooms) with 2 meals per day in 2* HOTEL Uvala Scott, Cirkvenica, Croatia.
  • Addition day can be booked for 35 euro/person/day
  • Groups of 25 persons: One group leader free of charge!

Participation fee includes:

  • Participation in the festival concerts,
  • Accommodation in 2* 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 Croatia. Every day of stay longer before or after festival has to be paid 35 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.
 
THE NUMBER OF SEATS IS LIMITED!

Application Form     until 5 April 2019