Director: Mariam Odisharia The “Winter Fantasy” festival will be held in the picturesque region of Georgia Samtskhe-Javakheti, in the cultural center of Borjomi. Borjomi resort belongs to the group of low-mountain resorts, located at an altitude of 810-850 m above sea level and is surrounded by mountain ranges covered with coniferous and deciduous forests. Borjomi is known for its healing mineral water, which is used both as drinking and for medicinal purposes. During their stay in Georgia, collectives will have the opportunity not only to participate in the festival, but also to see many interesting and colorful places of the ancient state, get acquainted with Georgian history and culture, traveling from Tbilisi to Bakuriani. Bakuriani is considered one of the best ski resorts in Georgia with 4 active trails: Didveli, Tatra, Kokhta and a 25-meter ski track for beginners. Their total length is 18 kilometers, and the height of the largest slope is 2700 m above sea level. On all tracks there is a rental of the necessary ski equipment and instructor. New Year Gala - Concert “CHRISTMAS STORY” will be held on December 20 at the stage of the cultural center of the ancient capital of Georgia, Mtskheta, and on December 27 at the State Great Concert Hall of the Philharmonic. The festival program consists of performances, round tables, an award ceremony and sightseeing tours in order to familiarize with the cultural and historical heritage of the country. Main goals and objectives of the festival: Creating opportunities for children, adolescents and young people to have creative communication; Identification of new talents; The development of culture and the strengthening of interethnic cooperation; The opportunity to get acquainted with samples of national culture and art; Acquaintance with the best creative teams, establishing creative contacts between teams; Exchange of experience of the participating countries of the festival in the artistic education of children, adolescents and youth; Creation of conditions for support and development of children's and youth creativity. Terms of participation in the festival: The festival is attended by children (from 5 to 16 years old), youth (from 16 to 25 years old) and adults (from 26 years old and above) groups and individual performers in the following nominations: vocals, choreography, instrumental genre, original genre, theater, art word, fashion theaters, visual arts, arts and crafts, photo art. I. Vocals (folk, pop, jazz, academic) 1. Solo; 2. Duets; 3. Ensembles (from 3 to 4 people); 4. Show groups; 5. Choirs. The duration of the work is not more than 4 minutes. II. Choreography (folk, pop, classical, ballroom dance, modern, jazz, street dance, hip-hop, break dance, disco, belly dance, etc.) 1. Solo; 2. Duets; 3. Small forms (from 3 to 4 people) ; 4. Ensembles. The duration of the work is not more than 5 minutes. ІІІ. Instrumental genre (folk, classical, pop, jazz) 1. Solo; 2. Duets; 3. Small forms (from 3 to 4 people); 4. Ensembles; 5. Orchestras. The duration of the work is not more than 4 minutes. IV. Original genre (circus numbers, acrobatics, clowning, gymnastics, juggling, shows with an object, illusion, etc.) 1. Solo; 2. Duets; 3. Small forms (from 3 to 4 people); 4. Ensemble. The duration of the work is not more than 5 minutes. V. Theatrical work (drama, puppet theater, musical, plastic and pantomime, street theater, parody theater, shadow theater, solo performance, etc.) The duration of the work is not more than 10 minutes. VI. Artistic word (verses, prose, fable) The duration of the work is not more than 4 minutes. VII. Fashion theaters (retro collection, ethno - collection, collection of the future, collection in modern style, know-how collection, etc.) The duration of the work is not more than 10 minutes. VIII. Fine art (painting, graphics, design) Participants submit 3 entries. IX. Arts and crafts (woodwork (carving, painting, birch bark, marquetry), clay work (ceramics, small sculpture), weaving (tapestry, lace, embroidery, patchwork), metal work (chasing, jewelry) , natural materials (straw, vine, reed, other natural materials) Participants submit 3 entries. X. Photography Participants submit 3 entries. Festival requirements: Each team must submit 2 numbers Each individual performer - 1 number Phonogram carriers are CD, FLASH - media or a mini disc with high sound quality. For the nominations "Visual Arts", "Decorative and Applied Creativity" and "Photo Art", the festival will be held in the form of an exhibition of works. Each participant must submit 3 works at the festival. Requirements for registration of work: For the nomination "Fine Arts", a sign should be affixed on the work, which indicates: city, institution, surname, name of the child, age, name of work, director; For the nomination “Decorative and applied arts”, a sign should be placed near the work, indicating: city, institution, surname, name of the child, age, name of work, director; For the nomination “Photography” on the back of the photo should be indicated: institution, surname, name of the child, name of work, age, leader. Awarding of the festival participants: At the end of the festival and gala concert, a solemn rewarding of the participants will take place. All participants will receive commemorative diplomas, souvenirs with the symbols of the festival from the company. Program: December 17- Arrival, meeting at the airport (for an additional fee), departure to the Samtskhe-Javakheti region to one of the best ski resorts in Georgia - Bakuriani, accommodation of participants and guests of the festival in the hotel (after 14.00). Dinner. Free time. Dinner, an evening of acquaintances. Round table for managers. Overnight at the hotel in Bakuriani. December 18 - Breakfast. Free time. You will have the opportunity not only to ski, skate, toboggan and snowmobile, take horseback riding, but also enjoy the clean air of the high mountains, the aromatic coniferous forests, breathtaking views of sparkling peaks and gorges. Dinner. Free time. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Bakuriani. December 19 - Breakfast. Departure to Borjomi. Rehearsal at the stage of the center of culture... Performance at the festival. After the end of the festival, lunch at a local restaurant (extra charge). Departure to Tbilisi. Hotel accommodation. Recreation. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi. December 20 - Breakfast. Departure to the concert of the ancient capital of Georgia, Mtskheta. Rehearsal on stage. Performance at a gala concert. Lunch (at an additional cost). Departure to the hotel. Free time. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Tbilisi. December 21 - Breakfast. Departure of the hotel at 12.00, transfer to the airport (for an additional fee). Participation fee: 5 days / 4 nights 140 Euro per person (3-4 people in a room) 175 Euro per person (2 people in a room) 210 Euro per person (1 person in a room) For 20 participants - 1 leader is free. (Leaders, if desired, are accommodated in 2-bed rooms). Participation fee includes: Official invitation; Festival gathering for groups (the price includes participation in the festival and in the gala concert); Special diplomas, medals and cups; Letters of thanks for team leaders and sponsors; Accommodation at a hotel in Tbilisi at a level not lower than three stars (3 days / 2 nights); Accommodation at a hotel in Bakuriani with a level of at least three stars (3 days / 2 nights); 2 meals a day in Tbilisi and 3 meals a day in Bakuriani (starts from lunch 17/12 and ends with breakfast 21/12); Transfer hotel in Tbilisi - concert hall in Mtskheta - hotel in Tbilisi; Assistant escort. Participation fee does not include: Festival gathering for soloists, duets and small forms, as well as participation in an additional nomination: soloists pay extra 25 Euro, duets pay extra 40 Eurofor a duet, small forms 3-5 people pay extra 50 Europer group, for participation in an additional nomination - surcharge of 15 Euro per person; Transfers (We can provide transfers from / to airports, railway stations and bus stations. Lunch in Tbilisi - 7 EVRO per person per day; Excursions (We will organize an excellent excursion program for you! Detailed information on excursion programs you can check with our managers Medical insurance; Transportation costs (airline tickets); The cost of an extra day in Tbilisi with 2 meals a day is: in 3-4-bed room - 30 Euro, in a double room - 37 Euro, in a single room - 50 Euro; The cost of an extra day in Bakuriani with 3 meals a day is: in 3-4-bed room - 25 Euro, in a double room - 30 Euro, in a single room - 40 Euro; In case of arrival at the hotel from 06.00 - 12.00 - surcharge of 50% of the daily price; In case of arrival at the hotel 00.00 - 06.00 - surcharge of 100% of the daily price; If the hotel is vacated, 12.00 - 18.00 - surcharge of 50% of the daily price; If the hotel is vacated, from 18.00 - 00.00 - an extra charge of 100% of the daily price. Additional services: Original photos from the festival, gala concert and awards on CD / FLASH drive; Photo support for walks / excursions. Photo session for groups and soloists; Hairdresser-stylist (Makeup and creation of hairstyles); Workshops from professional artists; Video shooting of the festival / gala concert. 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.