Director: Saša Bajić and Milo Radoman VI BELGRADE INTERNATIONAL CHOIR FEST Dates: 4 – 7 May, 2023 Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia, situated at the place where the river Sava joins the Danube. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe and one of the greatest urban centers of the Balkan Peninsula. Belgrade is the capital of Serbian culture, education and science and offers plenty of historical sites and cultural and artistic events. Beautiful places for walking and recreation are very famous as well as vibrant nightlife of Belgrade. Rules and criteria: Belgrade International Choir Fest is dedicated to mixed choirs, female and male choirs. Age of participants is 16+. There is no limit to the number of singers. The organizers maintain the right to limit the number of choirs if too many apply. Participating choirs should prepare the program up to 30 minutes and it is desirable to perform in their repertoire one composition from their country of origin. The repertoire of the choirs can include secular, sacred compositions of contemporary and old composers. The choirs will have 1 or 2 performances. Duration of the choirs’ performance depends on the total number of participating choirs. At the end of the concert all the choirs together will perform a composition chosen by the organizers – "Festival Hymn". Application conditions With the application form you should send us: Choir’s CV Choir Conductor’s CV Up-to-date photos of your choir Video or link on YouTube where we can see your performances Participation fee: Possibility of participation from 5-7 May, 2023: 89 Euro per person - Hotels 3* (2 HB-half boards, rooms with 2,3 or 4 beds) 99 Euro per person - Hotels 4* (2 BB-bed and breakfast, rooms with 2 beds) Participation from 4-7 May, 2023: 119 Euro per person - Hotels 3* (3 HB-half boards, rooms with 2,3 or 4 beds) 129 Euro per person - Hotels 4* (3 BB-bed and breakfast, rooms with 2 beds) Each 26th person - FREE OF CHARGE (25 paying + 1 free of charge) Drivers are included in total number of persons. 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 the next step the groups should pay in advance 30 Euro per person as reservation, which is to be deducted at the final payment. The groups pay all bank taxes. The rest of participation fee the groups can pay in cash when arrive to the festival. If the group cancels the participation on the festival less than 5 days before the festival starts, the reservation expenses will not be refunded. The participation fee includes: Invitation letter Participation in the festival Organization expenses Diplomas and souvenirs English speaking guide for participating groups The participation fee does not include: Transport expenses (if the group comes by airplane, the organizer of the festival could arrange a bus during the festival at the cost of the group) Insurance Local transfers Facultative tours All kinds of hospitality expenses that are not included in the full board All other expenses not mentioned in the program of the festival Damage that participants make during the festival Very important: If you are interested in participating in the festival, please fill in the Application form as soon as possible. All participants of the festival must have their own international health insurance. Each group leader is responsible for the behavior of his group in accordance with the hotel policy and program of the festival and all damages during the festival will be at the cost of the group. The organizer of the festival reserves the rights to the video and photos of all participants. Also, the organizer reserves the right to any changes in the program, and the participants will be informed on time. By applying you confirm that you accept all festival conditions. Detailed program of Belgrade International Choir Fest will be sent to participants. 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 the next step the groups should pay in advance 30 Euro per person as reservation, which is to be deducted at the final payment. The rest of participation fee the groups can pay in cash when arrive to the festival.