22 - 26 August 2021
  Golem, Durres      Albania

Adults Childrens's Dances Choirs / Songs Orchestras Habits Authentic Processed Styled

Director:  Tanja Gardasevic

Application Form

  until 26 March 2021

Durres is a city and municipality in Albania. It is very popular tourist place with many hotels, restaurants and shops. It is situated on the Adriatic sea with very beautiful sand beach and hot sea. It is only 70 km from the airport in Tirana.
Festivals are supported from the Center of Culture in Durres and local municipality. So the leaders of the groups will have reception on the city hall in Durres.

Conditions and rules of festival:

  • Festival is not competitive and groups from all over the world can take part in this festival.
  • Folk dance groups, modern dance groups, choirs, vocal groups,  majorette teams, brass bands  and orchestras are welcome to apply.
  • The number of participants and quests is not limited.
  • On the festival can participate children groups, adults and youth with no limitation
  • Program in life or on USB and must be 12 – 14 minutes duration
  • Group must have flag from own country and it is good  to have display with the name and country ( for defile)
  • Need up to 5 quality photos  of ensemble for promotional purposes
  • Ensemble should send us rooming list one month before the festival start

Program:

22.09 - Day 1
12.00- 14.00  Coming in Durres and hotel accommodation (welcome of the group  with director of the festival – explain detail program and excursions)
19.00-21.00 Dinner
21.00 Meeting with all leaders of the group (get to know gather, present their ensemble, round table)
 
23.09 - Day 2
07 – 10.00 Breakfast in selected hotels
10.00 – 16.00 Excursions (optional – one of the excursions that we offer) or free beach time
17.00 – 19.00 Dinner
20.00 – 23.00  Festival parade and festival evening on the square in Durres  (walking on  parade trough the city and festival evening 12-14 minute program )
After finished the program overnight in hotels
 
24.09 - Day 3
07 – 10.00 Breakfast in selected hotels
10.00 – 17.00 Excursions (optional – one of the excursions that we offer) or free beach time
17.00 – 19.00 Dinner
20.00 – 23.00  Festival show program in hotels  ( presentation  8 minutes program)
 
25.09 - Day 4
07 – 10.00 Breakfast in selected hotels
10.00 – 17.00 Excursions (optional – one of the excursions that we offer) or free beach time
18.00 – 20.00 Dinner
21.00 – 23.00  Party for good bay in hotels with all participants
 
26.09 - Day 5 
07 – 10.00 Breakfast in selected hotels
11.00 Leaving  the hotels and departure

Participation fee:

Hotel accommodation on base half board with 2 meals per dayin 3* hotels like,Hotel De Petro, hotel Skampa hotel Blue sky,hotel Oaz and similar like them.
  • 69 euro per person for 3 nights with 2 meals per day (3HB) (open buffet)
  • 85 euro per person for 4 nights with 2 meals per day (4 HB)
  • 101 euro per person for 5 nights with 2 meals per day (5HB) open buffet
Hotel Accommodation in 4* hotels like hotel Albanian Star hotel, Hotel Bonita, HotelDolce Vita and similar hotels.
  • 85 euro per person for 3 nights with 2 meals per day (3HB) (open buffet)
  • 105 euro per person for 4 nights with 2 meals per day (4HB) (open buffet)
For drivers and leaders will be provide 2/2 rooms and other participants will be in triple and quadruple rooms.
If you need more double rooms on selected hotels (on request and if it is available) than it will be additional 10 euro per person per day and for single (on request and if it is available) will be 17 euro per person
On 25 person one is gratis and on 50 people will be 2 gratis. (24+1; 48+2)
Excursions in Durres are : Durres sightseeing (with your bus – tourist guide is 30 euro) ,visiting Tirana ( with your bus – tourist guide is 70 euro)

Participation fee includes:

  • Half  board accommodation in  selected  hotels in 3 and 4 bad rooms  (meals are open buffet)
  • Participation in the festival concerts,
  • Welcome  drinks for leaders of the group
  • Present and certificate for the group
  • Drinks (water)  for the dancers during  the performance
  • Welcome reception for leaders in municipality in Durres

Additional information:

  • The groups should have their transport to the city of Durres ,
  • Bus parking is free
  • The groups which arrive by plane on the airport of Tirana  we can organize the transfer and it is additional paid
  • Groups should have their insurance
  • Additional HB in hotel apartments  is 20 euro per person in 3* hotel and 27 euro in 4* hotels
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.