INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE AND SONGS "GOLDEN DAYS" , VARNA - BULGARIA

3rd July – 08th July 2022

 


INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF DANCE AND SONGS “GOLDEN DAYS” , VARNA – BULGARIA


03 – 08 July 2022


APPLICATION FORM


Varna – the Sea Capital of Bulgaria!


Varna – the Sea Capital of Bulgaria, known for its amazing Golden Sand Beaches, offering
cultural attractions and historical buildings, museums and art galleries. Today Varna is the
largest city on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast and is the main port for both naval and commercial
ship ping and also host city of numerous prestigious cultural events.

The International Festival of dance and songs “Golden days” is a non-competitive sample of traditional and modern dances and music performed by folkloric groups. On the festival may participate children and youth folklore dance groups, vocal groups, majorette groups, instrumental groups, as well as groups and performers from other art styles. The age of the participants is not limited.

During the Festival each group will have at least two performances in Varna and its area according to the program of the festival. Groups should bring flag and a sign with the name of the group for the Defile. All program activities and performances will be held at evening hours so every day is free for participants to use the sandy beach or visit some of the tourist attractions


Guidelines for participants


The Festival accommodation is in a 3*** Hotels located approximately 300 meters from the
beach and away from the noise of the big tourist resorts, combined with beautiful nature,
calmness, tranquil and warm sea.
The Groups will be accommodated in rooms with 3 beds and 4 beds on a full board basis.
Only 2 double rooms are available per group which can be used for the Leaders and drivers.
Accommodation: 3*/4* Hotels – FB Basis
Price: 6 days (5 nights) – 145 euro for basic category hotels

6 days (5 nights) – 169 euro for advanced category hotels (only if
you apply by May 2021)

Extra charge: Double room: 5 euro per person / per day
Single room: 19 euro per person / per day
Extra night: 28 euro/person for basic and 32 euro/person for
advanced category hotel
Free Members: Every 20 pax 1 pax free
City Tax: Included in the festival fee


NOTE: The Groups must send the rooming list by 17.06.2022 Groups that do not send, the rooming list
will be made by festival and can’t be any changes upon arrival.
Participation fee can be paid via bank transfer or in cash on the day of arrival. Each
participant group should pay 30 % in advance after receiving the official invitation. After this
date (17.06.2022) advance payment are not refunded.


Travel Conditions


The participant group has to arrive in Varna on July 3rd 2022 (starting with lunch) and leave
on July 8th 2022 after having breakfast and leave the rooms till 10:00h. The groups should pay
the travel expenses by themselves to Varna and back.
The groups coming by bus can use their own transport all the time during the festival and
the small journeys around the city. Any expense caused by the usage of the bus (accident,
robbing, breakdown, etc) should be covered by the vehicle’s insurance. Each member must
have travel insurance policy.
The Parking for the buses is paid by the group at the rate set on the parking place.
The festival organizers will organize the transport for the groups coming by plane by picking
them up from Varna airport, during the festival days and back to the same Varna airport. The
cost of the transportation will be covered by the group and will be additionally agreed
according to their number.


Festival Program
Detailed Festival Program will be given to you 1 month before the start of the festival.
03.07 Sunday
13:30 Arrival and Check-in in Hotel
20:30 FFA Meeting and short description of the festival program (2 leaders per group max)

04.07 Monday
10:30 FFA Zumba
19:00 Concert (number of minutes per performance will be additionally agreed)

05.07 Tuesday
10:30 FFA Zumba
18:30 Defile
19:00 Concert in Varna City Gardens (open stage)
06.07 Wednesday
10:30 FFA Zumba
11:30 Free Time (Excursion Day – apply for one of the festival excursions and make wonderful memories)

19:00 Concert and Diploma Awarding
07.07 Thursday
10:30 FFA Zumba
11:30 Free Time (Excursion Day – apply for one of the festival excursions and make wonderful memories)

20:00 FFA Pool Party
08.07 Friday
08:00 Breakfast
10:00 Check-out from Hotel
* Each group must send us their dancing music by email, 10 days before the festival starts.
* The Organizer reserves the right to change the program, and the participants will be informed on time.
* The copy right of all video materials and pictures are ownership of the Organization of the Festival.


APPLICATION FORM


Contact Details

 

MIOFF – Multicultural Organization Of Folklore Festivals

 

Petar Pop Arsov 18
6000 Ohrid
North Macedonia

 

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Monday – Friday
09.00 – 17.00 hours / UTS: – 2:00

 

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