26 – 29 MAY 2017 – NESTIYA INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART CHILD’S VIEW SOFIA

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 26/05/2017 - 29/05/2017
All Day

Location
Sofia

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Dear friends of folklore,

we have a pleasure to invite you to take part in the NESTIYA INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART CHILDS VIEW SOFIA 2017.  The festival will be held in city of Sofia on 27 and 28 May 2017 year.

In this folklore 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 Sofia on 26.05.2017 till 14.00 o’ clock. On 27 and 28 of May there are performances in open stage in zoo Sofia. The departure of the groups will be on 29 of May after breakfast.

 

Purposes of our folklore events are:

– To promote Bulgarian art for children, youth and adults;

– To stimulate interest and love of generations to Bulgarian art;

– To encourage the search, development and realization of the talents of all ages.

 

The organizers are:

– Organizer and host of the festival is Bulgarian art and folklore center „Nestiya“ in partnership with the Municipality of Sofia and association „FFFontan“; Sofia Zoo.

– Manual coordination and control is performed by BAF „Nestiya“.

 

CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE FESTIVAL:

 

  1. The participants’ age should be up to 19 years old.

Groups will have two performances at the festival. Each group has to prepare 10-20 min. of quality program. Performances are on the open air stage in Sofia Zoo.

  1. It is not necessary to have live music. It is also allowed to perform using CD, but it has to be of a good quality recording.
  2. The organization committee will accommodate the groups in city of 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.
  3. The travel costs to and from Sofia 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 Sofia 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 Festival’s city, 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;

All applications should be received not later than 40 days before the festival starts  by e-mail.

  1. 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 CDs.
  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 Sofia or come before the date, fixed by organization Committee as “date of arriving”
  2. The organization committee will accommodate the groups in city of 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.
  3. During the extra days, the groups which come by plane, should pay 90 euro per day for bus transportation.
Hostel 22 Euro per person per day
Hotel ** 28 Euro per person per day
Hotel ***Lux 35 Euro per person per day
  1. Each group should pay: