Директор: Milenko Andreski Cirkvenica - is in addition to beautiful natural surroundings, crystal clear seas and fresh air, and traditionally hospitable people, one of the main reasons for choosing Crikvenica for your holidays is the area's balmy, stable and healthy Mediterranean climate and microclimate. The winters here are mild, the summers are warm yet not too hot – the ideal conditions for the development of health tourism here more than one century ago. The area's long, sand and pebble beaches, with numerous play areas for children, are all connected by a footpath through its lush Mediterranean vegetation. On offer here are plenty of opportunities to sunbathe, swim, walk, cycle or enjoy recreational sports. Crikvenica's tourism offer reflects the valuable historical and cultural heritage of the local area. This includes events such as the traditional Fishermen's Week (one of the oldest festivals in Crikvenica), the Aquarium, filled with more than 150 species of fish, the ever-popular Love Path, the Crikvenica Town Museum, and a fine variety of galleries. The area's extensive sporting, entertainment, cultural and gastronomic programmes, and its unique mingling of sun, fine air, scents of the sea and of pine trees, make Crikvenica a destination that appeals to all the senses, the perfect venue for a relaxing holiday that will surely become part of your most treasured holiday memories.More visit: http://www.rivieracrikvenica.com/en Festival evening will be in the square of the city. General rules: Festival is a non-competitive sample of traditional and modern dances, choral groups Brass bands, orchestras, modern dance group, majorette teams. Every Folklore, Choral group and majorette Teams has the right to participate. Children's ensembles (2/3 of the participants must be 16 or younger), Youth ensembles (2/3 of the participants must be 25 or younger), adult ensembles (1/3 of the participants must be older than 25).On the festival may participate folklore dance groups, modern dance groups, vocal groups, instrumental groups and soloists, as well as groups and performers from other art styles. The number of participants are limited (only 3 groups from each country), Each group should consist from 20 till 60 members including dancers, managers and musicians, Ensemble should have prepared program, 10-12 minutes each with orchestra or CD. To send us short CV and 2 – 3 photos of the group, To take a flag of the country, Ensembles should have there own transport for arrival and departure, Program: Day 1: After 14.00.Arrival in Crikvenica, hotel accommodation,(sunbathing and swimming in the sea) 19.00 – 21.00 Dinner in hotel 21.00. Welcome reception with leaders of the groups with welcome drinks Day 2: 08.00 -10.00 Breakfast, 10.00 – 16.00 Beach time or Boat trip departure to Crikvenica and embarkation on the boat at 10 am, sail till Vrbnik, visit old city of Vrbnik, a charming seafront town situated on a cliff from which there are beautiful views of the sea, the Velebit Channel, and the Velebit Mountain on the mainland. Vrbnik is well known for one of the most famous Croatian wines – VrbnickaZlahtina. Return to Crikvenica about 2 pm and drive to Kraljevica with an own bus (optional) or free beach time or Visiting Rijeka (optional), or Opatija (optional) 18.00 – 19.00. Dinner in hotel 19.30 – 23.00 Festival parade and festival evening on the square Day 3: 08.00 -10.00 Breakfast, 10.00 – 16.00 Beach time or Boat trip (Trip to Cave Biserujka (http://www.spilja-biserujka.com.hr) then continue to drive along Malinska and Njivice, arrival to the island capital – town Krk. Guided tour of the town after which the drive continues to Punat, followed by a boat ride to island Košljun (7 Euro per person) and a visit to the Franciscan monastery. An expert tour of the monastery and the Franciscan museum. In the afternoon optional drive to Baska. Possible to visit sea aquarium, 5 Euro entrance fee. Return to hotel. (optional) or Visiting Rijeka (optional), or Opatija (optional) 18.00 – 20. 00 Dinner in hotel 20.00 Second festival evening (optional) Day 4: 09.00 -10.00 Breakfast, (open buffet in hotel) 11.00 – 16.00 Beach time or Boat trip or Visiting Rijeka (optional), or Opatija (optional) 19.00 – 20.00 Dinner in hotel (open buffet) 21.00 – 00.00 Closing Ceremony of the festival – organizers wil give certificates and presents to the leaders of the groups, than exchange presents, and after that disco party with all participants, Day 5: 08.00 – 09.00 Breakfast, 11.00 Departure of participants Participation fee: 129 euro per person for 3 BB (bed & breakfast) 179 euro per person for 4 BB (bed & breakfast) On your request, You can continue your stay in Crikvenica. for 25 dancers – one gratis (24+1) Participation fee includes: Includes 3 * hotel accommodation on the basis of 3 or 4 nights with 1 meal (breakfast) in hotels located by the sea in triple and quadruple rooms) Certificate for attendance, souvenir and gift for each group, drinks during performance, discotheque Free parking advertising of the festival (press release,Social media promotion, posters and flayers) After the festival finish organizers will send you link of the festival where you can take the photos and videos from the fetsival. Participation fee does not include: Insurance: Personal responsibility and health insurance are within the other obligations of the groups. First Aid and Medical Hospital will be available, medical services must be covered by the group. Double rooms are an additional 5 euros per person per day Single room additional 15 euros per person per day .... At your request, the group that wants to be accommodated is in a 4 * hotel and we will inform you how much it costs. Optional excursions are not included in the price Tourist tax is additional paymant and it is 1,8 euro per person per day. 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.