16 – 20 AUGUST 2018 – NESTIYA ART FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL „BLACK SEA PEARLS IN SUNNY BEACH“

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 16/08/2018 - 20/08/2018
All Day

Location
Sunny Beach

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Dear friends of folklore,

we have a pleasure to invite you to take part in the NESTIYA INTERNATIONAL  ART FESTIVAL  BLACK SEA PEARLS IN SUNNY BEACH 2018“.

Nestiya International art festival „Black pearls in Sunny beach” of a national campaign „Torches and preserve Bulgarian … Fire!“ – Program „Nestiya festivals – Bulgaria“ of Bulgarian art and folklore center „Nestiya“. The festival will be held in Bulgarian summer resorts Sunny beach from 17 of August till 19 August 2018.

The INTERFORUMS  “NESTIYA – BLACK  SEA PEARLS” is looking to promote the identity of each country and the friendship between different nations. It’s looking to present the folklore wealth and traditions of the whole world, also to popularize Bulgarian music and dance arts from all folklore regions; to establish a cultural exchange between institutions and collectives from the country and abroad.

In this folklore event can take part ensembles and groups; dancing and vocal groups; soloists and instrumentalists from all over the world. This international event is looking to promote and share the folklore and traditions of different nations to strengthen the friendship and the identity of each country.

  • The Project contains 3 principal directions:
  • Educational
  • The participants will study Bulgarian folklore dances. Also each country will present dances and music to the other foreign groups.
  • Festive
  • Every evening the groups will perform in different Bulgarian Black sea resorts.
  • Entertainment – beach, games, contests, trips, disco, theatre, sightseeing. The groups have the opportunity to visit different resorts.

The groups are suppozed to arrive in Sunny beach  on  16.08.2018 till 14.00 o’ clock. On 17, 18 and 19 of August there are performances in Sunny beach and St. Vlas.  The departure of the groups will be on 20 of August after breakfast.

Purposes of our folklore events are:

To present the folklore wealth and traditions of the whole world.

To popularize Bulgarian music and dance arts from all folklore regions.

To establish a cultural exchange between institutions and collectives from the country and abroad.

The organizers are: Bulgarian Art and Folklore Centre “Nestiya”, Municipality St. Vlas, Balkan alliance of folklore, Foundation “Nestiya”, Association “Evterpani”, Association “Fontan”, Touristic company “Delta EK”, and with the support of Ministry of Science and Education, Ministry of Culture.

Entertainment program:

-Groups will have 2 or 3 performances at the festival. Each group has to prepare 10-20 min. of quality program. Performances are on the open air stages, wooden and concrete.

-It is not necessary to have live music. It is allowed to perform using CD or flash drive, but it has to be of a good quality recording.

– All participants will receive a certificate for participation.

– During the concerts the groups will participate in three competitions “Kryshna rachenica”, “Review of costume” and “Miss and Mister festival”.

ACCREDITATION IN THE FESTIVAL:

To participate of the festival, you should send the following documents:

– Application form

– Two color photographs of a good quality and in electronic format .jpg;

– Repertoire for the selected category (specify in the application form);

– List of participants and accompanying persons;

– Representatives of other countries should have national flag of his country;

– All participants of the festival to be health insured;

– Children under the age of 18 traveling without parents must have notarized permission to leave the country.

– The period of the passport must be valid at least 6 months after the end of the trip;

AWARDS:

– Grand Prix „Nestiya-Black sea pearls 2018″ – a diploma, a trophy, a plaque;

– Big prizes „Nestiya-Black sea pearls 2018″ in categories;

– Diplomas and statuettes for laureates 1, 2, 3 degrees in categories:

  1. Dance
  2. Folklore Arts
  3. Vocal Arts
  4. Musical Arts
  5. Theatre and arts show

For individual categories: special awards.

All participants will be awarded with certificates.

CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE FESTIVAL:

 

  1. The organization committee will accommodate the groups in Sunny beach or other resorts in the vicinity (sleeping, 3 meals a day, medical service, if needed). Groups should inform if there is any special diet or food requirements (vegetarians). The members of the groups should have medical insurance.
  2. The travel costs to and from the chosen resort should be covered by the participants.
  • The organization Committee will grant a fuel to each group, which comes with its own bus /fuel will be given for the distance from chosen resort to the performances’ places or cities/.
  • For the groups which come by plane, the bus will be reserved and covered by the Festival’s Committee. Bus will be available to participants during the days of concerts, and transports them to and from the concert venues. In case the group wants to go to the excursions out of the festival’s cities, should pay 90 euro for bus transportation per day.
  • The groups which come by plane, should pay for the transportation service from the airport (airport in city of Varna or in city of Bourgas) to the festival’s city –1 euro per km.
  1. The groups have to send application form for participation, pictures and other advertising materials by mail. All applications should be received not later than 40 days before the festival starts by e-mail.
  2. Each group should pay:
Hostel 22 Euro per person per day
Hotel ** 28 Euro per person per day
Hotel *** Lux 35 Euro per person per day

 

* For each 20 persons, one is free.

* 30% of the participation fee has to be prepaid not later than 30 days before the event starts.

* The other 70% should be paid when the group arrives.

* Payment after the above mentioned date will not be accepted.

* Exceptions from the above mentioned conditions are possible only after a decision of the Festival’s Organization Committee.

  1. Each group should bring a country’s flag.
  2. All groups can sell souvenirs and/or СDs.
  3. If group needs visa, it is responsibility of the group to arrange it! Organizers can only give invitation letter to groups and can’t interfere to visa issuing process and make extra contacts to embassies.

 

EXTRA DAYS:

  1. Each group can stay extra days in Sunny beach or come before the date, fixed by organization Committee as “date of arriving”
  2. The organization committee will accommodate the groups in city of Sunny beach (sleeping, 3 meals a day, medical service, if needed). Groups should inform if there is any special diet or food requirements (vegetarians). The members of the groups should have medical insurance.
  3. During the extra days, the groups which come by plane, should pay 90 euro per day for bus transportation /if they need a bus/.
  4. Each group should pay for accommodation:

 

Hostel 22 Euro per person per day
Hotel ** 28 Euro per person per day
Hotel ***Lux 35 Euro per person per day