Zakopane is a wonderful mountain resort both in winter and summer. The Tatra National Park is also built in the area, which offers excellent conditions in the summer for outdoor activities - hiking, mountain biking or just a light walk to explore the beautiful mountain peaks and lush meadows.
In these mountainous areas, you are surrounded by many beautiful edelweiss flowres. The local residents call this delicate flower sharotka and consider it a symbol of their city.
In the Zakopane region rises the imposing Giewont Mountain, which is said to resemble a sleeping giant in shape. On this peak you can see a huge cross.
Location, dates and time
Dates: 04.08.2024 08.08.2024 /5 days, 4 nights with breakfast and dinner/
Possibility of additional nights!
Location: Zakopane, Poland
 
DEADLINE for submitting application forms: 16.02.2024
DEDLINE for full payment – 28.06.2024

Goal of the festival:

The goal of the festival is to provide kids, teenagers and adults with the opportunity to show their talents in front of a big audience; to develop and promote music and dance art, as well as to strengthen the relationships between group leaders. Further goal of the festival is to promote joint activities among the performers and create friendships.

Form of the festival: “SUN SPARKS” festival is not a competition and participants would not compete against each other.

Participants in the festival:

The festival is open to all – individual participants, community centers, youth centers, academies, public schools, private schools, dance studios/clubs, etc. There are no age limitations.

Age categories:

1st age category – kids under 12 yrs
2nd age category teenagers 13 to 19 yrs
3rd age category – adults over 19 yrs

Participation terms:

Maximum duration of musical and dance performances:
FESTIVAL DAYS (05.08.2024, Monday and 06.08.2024, Tuesday)
  • Solo, duet and trio - up to 4 min for performance per age group
  • Group – up to 15 min for an ensemble per age group
GALA CONCERT (07.08.2024, Wednesday)
  • Group – up to 5 minutes for an ensemble per age group
DANCE CATEGORY
Dance category is open to all non-professional dance groups and performers without restrictions in genre (hip-hop, classical dance, folk dance, modern dance, jazz ballet, etc.) or number of participants.
MUSIC CATEGORY
Music category is open to all non-professional dance groups and performers (singers, musicians, choirs, etc.) without restrictions in genre (hip-hop, classical music, folk music, pop and rock music, jazz, etc.) or number of participants.
Note: Participants should provide their own musical instruments and/or music for their routines.

Program:

04.08.2024, Sunday
/organization day/
14.00 – 18:00 Check-in and accommodation for the participants.
18:30 – Dinner
 
05.08.2024, Monday
/festival day/
7.00 – 10.00 a.m. Breakfast.
Free time - possibility of an excursion to Krakow.
18:30 – Dinner.
8:00 p.m. – Opening of the festival and concert of individual and group performers in Zakopane.
 
06.08.2024, Tuesday
/festival day/
7.00 – 10.00 a.m. Breakfast
Free time. Possibility of a half-day excursion to the Auschwitz concentration camp.
18:30 – Dinner.
8:00 p.m. – Concert of individual and group performers in Zakopane.
 
07.08.2024, Wednesday
/Gala Concert/
7.00 – 10.00 a.m. Breakfast. Free time. Possibility to visit the largest lake in the Tatras - Lake Morskie Oko or Aqua Park - in Bukovina or Zakopane.
18:30 - Dinner
20:00 – Gala concert and awarding of the participants in Zakopane.
 
08.08.2024, Thursday
7.00 – 10.00 h Breakfast
10.00 h – Check-out time

Participation fee:

  • 225 Euro per person
  • Every 25 participants one is free of charge (24 pay + 1 free)

Participation fee includes:

  • 4 nights with breakfast and dinner at hotel GALICOWKA 3* -  Male Ciche, double and triple rooms
  • Certificate of attendance and prize for every ensemble
  • T-shirt with the festival’s logo for every participant
  • Participation fee

Additional costs:

  • City tax 2,3 euro per person per day  – paid on reception on accommodation
  • Additional cost if you are staying in an individual room – 97 €
  • Additional nights – 45 € per person, per night (if there is available rooms)
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.
Second step: deposit of the amount of 26 € per person to the organizers until 29.03.2024. All bank transfer expenses are to be paid by the participants in the festival. The payment of deposit it is non-refundable!

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