18 – 22 MAY 2017 – INTERNATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL „NISHAVSKI HOROVO

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 18/05/2017 - 22/05/2017
All Day

Location
Dragoman

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Dear friends of folklore,

 

Bulgarian art and folklore centre “Nestiya” has a pleasure to invite you to take part in the International folklore festival “NISHAVSKI HOROVOD” 2017.

 

From 19.05.2017 till 21.05.2017 city of Dragoman and Folklore centre “Nestiya” will organize International folklore festival “NISHAVSKI HOROVOD” 2017. The festival will be held in city of Dragoman – a popular resort in Bulgaria.

In this event can take part folklore 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 groups are suppozed to arrive in Dragoman on 18.05.2017 till 14.00 o’clock. On 19th, 20th and of 21st of May there are performances in Dragoman or another villages in the vicinity. The departure of the groups will be on 22nd of May till 12.00 o’clock.

 

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 “Nestia”- Sofia, Balkan alliance of folklore, Foundation “Nestia”, Association “Evterpani”, Association “Fontan”, Touristic company “Delta EK”, and with the support of Ministry of Science and Education, Ministry of Culture, Municipality of Dragoman.

 

 

CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE FESTIVAL:

 

  1. The group is not supposed to outnumber 50 persons (including group leaders, choreographers, orchestra, drivers etc.).
  2. The groups should prepare 10 – 30 minutes programs accompanied by play-back CD or a live orchestra.
  3. The organization committee will accommodate the groups in Dragoman or Sofia (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.
  4. The travel costs to and from Dragoman 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 Dragoman 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. 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 Sofia airport to the festival’s city –1 euro per km.

 

  1. ACCREDITATION IN THE FESTIVAL-COMPETITION.

To participate in the competition 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;

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.

 

 

  1. Each group should pay for the accommodation:

 

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.

 

 

EXTRA DAYS:

 

  1. Each group can stay extra days in Dragoman or come before the date, fixed by organization Committee as “date of arriving”
  2. The organization committee will accommodate the groups in the Festival’s city (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.

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