11 February 2019     Festivals 

International children's festival will be held from 19th till 24th of April in the well-known Turkish resorts Antalya and Side. 

Traditional and modern dance groups, orchestras, brass bands, art schools, choirs and vocal groups can take part in the festival. The idea of the festival is to bring the music closer to the people and to present the music on the streets and the squares. The festival is open for folk and choir ensembles, as well as orchestras and majorettes regardless of the members gender and age. The festival doesn't have a competition element, but there are limits in the number of groups - participants. 

Beside participation in the concert programs, groups have the opportunity to enjoy the sunbathing as well as to try water sports, to explore the historical sights of the town - the ruins of the ancient town of Side - the temple of Apollo, the temple of Athens, several fountains, the port of Side, the theater, the palace of the bishop and the basilicas, the main and eastern gate of the city, etc.

Side is located on a small peninsula and is one of the most well-known resorts in Turkey. It is located about 72 km from the main road Antalya - Alanya, its length is 1000 m and the width is 400 m.

Applications for participation can be filled on the website of the European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF.