1 January - 31 December 2020

Application Form

  1 October 2020

The European television championship “Euro Folk 2020” is taking part within the Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2020” – The world is television. The Musical feasts “Euro Folk” last during the entire year of 2020 under the aegis of the European Association of Folklore Festivals EAFF. In 20198, within the Musical Feasts “Euro Folk”, ninety international musical festivals were held in different countries and in 2020 besides them the European television championship for folklore shall be held. We are expecting other festivals for traditional and folklore arts to join us.

Regulations

Participation

Any team or individual performer could participate in the European television championship for folklore “Euro Folk 2020” if they comply with the following conditions:
1. Fill an application form for participation;
2. Send to the address stated below two of their performances on DVD. If you have participated in a Festival of Musical Feasts "Euro Folk", you participate with ready recordings from the festival.
3. Pay on the bank account stated below the participation fee in the amount of 150 EUR. This sum is also considered as the subscription to the European Association for Folklore Festivals – EAFF for 2020.

Broadcasting

The performances of the participants in the European television championship for folklore “Euro Folk 2020” are going to be shown on the World Internet television “EuroFolkTV” at http://tv.eurofolk.com at least three times a day, during a month. The program for the respective month will include performances of groups and individual performers who have submitted their application form at least 60 days before the beginning of the month. Example: In January 2020 there are going to be included performances of groups, who have submitted application form by the end of October 2020.

Ranking

The ranking will be done depending on the votes of the audience, submitted to E-mail: eaff@eaff.eu. The message must contain the following text:
 “For the championship – number of category and number of the respective performance.”
 Only one vote shall be counted for the respective month, coming form the same e-mail address.

Awards

In each of the following categories, there will be First Award to be given every month. The categories are:
1. folklore songs;
2. folklore dances;
3. individual performers;
 
 
The awarded groups and individual performers will receive a First Award Winning Diploma for the relevant category.
Each month, the performance that received the most votes will receive Grand Prix. The group who received a Grand Prix will also receive a diploma for European folklore champion for the relevant month.
The winner-teams receive their diplomas by the Mayor of the relevant Municipality.
In January 2021 there will be a championship for the annual First Awards by categories and Grand Prix. The winners of the twelve months of 2020 will participate in this championship. Participants who received awards will also receive a diploma for European folklore champion in the relevant category, and their leader – a diploma for “Maestro” of Euro Folk Academy.

General Conditions

Each of the participants, being the holder of the copyright, gives their consent for the performances to be shown in the TV products of Euro Folk Academy.
No remuneration shall be paid to the participants in European television championship for folklore “Euro Folk”.
 
The bank account for paying the participation fee of 150 Euro is:
ProCredit Bank (Bulgaria) EAD
Central Bank address: 26 Todor Aleksandrov bul., 1303 Sofia ,Bulgaria
IBAN No:            BG79PRCB92301050446601
SWIFT:               PRCBBGSF
RECEIVER:       Association EAFF
Receiver address: 47 Nikola Gabrovski str., 5002 Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
 
The sum must be paid after the application form has been confirmed by EAFF. 
The address, where you should send your DVD is:
 
 Bulgaria
 5002 Veliko Tarnovo
 Post Box: 27A
 European Association for Folklore Festivals EAFF
 For Euro Folk
 

 The organizers reserve the right not to broadcast materials which are not corresponding to the minimal artistic or technical requirements.

Champions for June

"Children's song from Croatia" — Children's Folk Ensemble "Croatia" to KUD Croatia

  Zagreb     Croatia
Folklore Songs

"Kyustendilski ritmi" — Children's and Youth Dance Ensemble "Kyustendilche" at the United Children's Complex

  Kyustendil     Bulgaria
Folklore Dances

"Great Open Steppe" — Mrs. Tian Liang

  Hoh Hot, Inner Mongolia     China
Individual Performers

"Kyustendilski ritmi" — Children's and Youth Dance Ensemble "Kyustendilche" at the United Children's Complex

  Kyustendil     Bulgaria
Absolute Champion

Champions for May

"Katta ashula" — Ensemble for songs and dances at the Department for Culture of Tashkent region

  Tashkent     Uzbekistan
Folklore Songs

"Shopski tants" — Dance ensemble of the Children's and Youth Folklore Ensemble "Bulgarche" at CSPD - UCC

  Veliko Tarnovo     Bulgaria
Folklore Dances

"Bate toba măruntel" — Joana Andrinoi at Teatrul Muzical Ambasadorii

  Bucharest     Romania
Individual Performers

"Shopski tants" — Dance ensemble of the Children's and Youth Folklore Ensemble "Bulgarche" at CSPD - UCC

  Veliko Tarnovo     Bulgaria
Absolute Champion

Champions for April

"Iz zhizni Stanitsay" — Folklore ensemble "Otrada" at Center for national culture

  Nizhnevartovsk     Russia
Folklore Songs

Colage: "Ciocârlia", "Sărba lui Mihai", "Bătuta moldovenească" — Dance group at Teatrul Muzical Ambasadorii

  Bucharest     Romania
Folklore Dances

"Sounds of The Night" — Minji Kim to Ensemble "Yulguem"

  Seoul     Republic of Korea
Individual Performers

Colage: "Ciocârlia", "Sărba lui Mihai", "Bătuta moldovenească — Dance group at Teatrul Muzical Ambasadorii

  Bucharest     Romania
Absolute Champion

Champions for March

Song from Groatia — KUD Pušća

  Zagreb     Croatia
Folklore Songs

"Sharena gayda" — Dance group "Yablanska ogarlitsa" at "Nauka - 1901" Community center

  Yablanitsa     Bulgaria
Folklore Dances

"Ciocârlia" — Andrea Blidariu at Teatrul Muzical Ambasadorii

  Bucharest     Romania
Individual Performers

"Sharena gayda" — Dance group "Yablanska ogarlitsa" at "Nauka - 1901" Community center

  Yablanitsa     Bulgaria
Absolute Champion

Champions for February

"Ayshinko, kozum pilentse" — Ensemble "Zmeychani" to Association Folklore formation "Zmeychani"

  Zmeytsa village, Dospat municipality     Bulgaria
Folklore Songs

"Colaj Moldova" — Group AS to National Children Palace

  Buchаrest     Romania
Folklore Dances

"Zhani, navalyay, nevyasto" — Petya Bilbileva to "Razvitie – 1873" Community center

  Peshtera     Bulgaria
Individual Performers

"Colaj Moldova" — Group AS to National Children Palace

  Buchаrest     Romania
Absolute Champion

Champions for January

"Trel dansurl pe motlvede brau" — Mezzo Forte Soul Music Otopeni to Otopeni Hall / High School "Ioan Petrus"

  Otopeni, Ilfov     Romania
Folklore Songs

"Yurush" — Children's-youth folklore dance ensemble "Yuzhnyache" to "Nikola Yonkov Vaptsarov - 1924" Community Center

  Stamboliyski     Bulgaria
Folklore Dances

"Zamenyali" — Vlada Mosyondz

  Vyshhorod     Ukraine
Individual Performers

"Yurush" — Children's-youth folklore dance ensemble "Yuzhnyache" to "Nikola Yonkov Vaptsarov - 1924" Community Center

  Stamboliyski     Bulgaria
Absolute Champion