1 January - 31 December 2021

Application Form

  31 October 2021

The European television championship “Euro Folk 2021” is taking part within the Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2021” – The world is television. The Musical feasts “Euro Folk” last during the entire year of 2021 under the aegis of the European Association of Folklore Festivals EAFF. In 2020, within the Musical Feasts “Euro Folk”, ninety international musical festivals were held in different countries and in 2021 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 2021” 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 2021.

Broadcasting

The performances of the participants in the European television championship for folklore “Euro Folk 2021” 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 2021 there are going to be included performances of groups, who have submitted application form by the end of October 2021.

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 2022 there will be a championship for the annual First Awards by categories and Grand Prix. The winners of the twelve months of 2021 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

"Kaval sviri" — Children's vocal formation "Shareni manista" at "Napredak - 1869" Community center

  Pirdop     Bulgaria
Folklore Songs

"Adzharski tants" — "Mkhedruli" State Song and Dance Ensemble

  Kobuleti     Georgia
Folklore Dances

"Ya, izlez, maycho" — Sevcan Ramadan-Emurla to the Association "Stanimaka-Music Center"

  Asenovgrad     Bulgaria
Individual Performers

"Adzharski tants" — "Mkhedruli" State Song and Dance Ensemble

  Kobuleti     Georgia
Absolute Champion

Champions for May

"Sama moma" — Quartet "Ludo Mlado" at Ensemble "Sedenchitsa" at the Association "Folkloren svyat - Sedenchitsa"

  Plovdiv     Bulgaria
Folklore Songs

"Sambu dance“ — Ajuwara Indonеsia at Lembaga Kesenian Ajuwara Sulsel Indonesia

  Makassar     Indonesia
Folklore Dances

„San Paolo” — Julyo

  Italy
Individual Performers

„Sambu dance“ — Ajuwara Indonеsia at Lembaga Kesenian Ajuwara Sulsel Indonesia

  Makassar     Indonesia
Absolute Champion

Champions for April

"Sirena" — Ensemble "Otrada" at the Center for National Culture

  Nizhnevartovsk     Russia
Folklore Songs

"Shopski rirmi" — Folklore dance ensemble "Tangra" at "Iskra - 1872" Community center

  Popintsi village, Panagyurishte municipality     Bulgaria
Folklore Dances

"Posabra Dobri druzhina" — Ivelin Bozhanov at "Geo Milev - 1940" Community center

  Zhitnitsa village, Dobrich region     Bulgaria
Individual Performers

"Shopski ritmi" — Folklore dance ensemble "Tangra" at "Iskra - 1872" Community center

  Popintsi village, Panagyurishte municipality     Bulgaria
Absolute Champion

Champions for March

"Shto si sednala, Done" — "Sbarbaryanka" Quartet

  Peshtera     Bulgaria
Folklore Songs

"Stranata na oganya" — "Asiman" Dance Ensemble

  Baku     Azerbaijan
Folklore Dances

"Snoshti stanah sanen, buden" — Dimitar Filkov at "Izvor - 1873" Community center

  Samovodene village, Veliko Tarnovo municipality     Bulgaria
Individual Performers

"Stranata na oganya" — "Asiman" Dance Ensemble

  Baku     Azerbaijan
Absolute Champion

Champions for February

"Tragnala e malka moma" — Trio at "Probuda 1907" Community center

  Tetovo village, Russe municipality     Bulgaria
Folklore Songs

"Kraydunavski igri" — Folklore dance ensemble "Nestini" at the University of Forestry

  Sofia     Bulgaria
Folklore Dances

"Setyash li sa, libe" — Mariana Evtimova at "Rodopska iskra 1880" Community center

  Chepelare     Bulgaria
Individual Performers

"Kraidunavski igri" — Folklore dance ensemble "Nestini" at the University of Forestry

  Sofia     Bulgaria
Absolute Champion

Champions for January

Song from Iran — Avaye Tabari Group

  Sari     Islamic Republic of Iran
Folklore Songs

“Mtiuluri” — Children folk dance ensemble "Mtatsminda"

  Batumi     Georgia
Folklore Dances

"Izplela sam ti, Mehmedyo" — Sevcan Rufat Ramadan at the Stanimaka Music School

  Asenovgrad     Bulgaria
Individual Performers

“Mtiuluri” — Children folk dance ensemble "Mtatsminda"

  Batumi     Georgia
Absolute Champion