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Overview

Festival City – Delhi

Delhi is the capital territory of India. Delhi is the largest commercial centre in northern India.
The National Capital Territory of Delhi has its own Legislative Assembly, Lieutenant Governor, council of ministers and Chief Minister. The people of Delhi are referred to as Delhiites or Dilliwalas. The city is referenced in various idioms of the Northern Indo Aryan languages. Delhi Culture at a Glance.

Delhi has been ruled by different kinds of the rulers that belong to different regions and thus follow their own tradition. This is the reason that the capital city of India has vast variety of the traditions and the culture with a different faith in every nook and corner of the city which means combination of ancient and modern beauty.

New Delhi has been acting as host of different types of the cultures and this attracts more tourists towards this charming city. It enlightens the heart with every passing monuments, forts, markets, and colorful people with mass diversity all around. The dilli walas are culturally and religiously incredibly united. That is why Delhi is one of the top places in the list of tourists  and serving as the complete tourism hub for the visitors.

General Rules

International Folklore Festival is characterized by the unique format of the event, variety of folklore and performing features of dances, from all corners of the Globe, openness to the new, combination of entertainment and high artistic level of participants’ performance, where the dance and cultures of the World UNITE in the heart of India’s Capital New Delhi.

The concept of the festival-contest meets the actual world trends of folklore culture popularization. Particularly it corresponds with the initiatives of UNESCO that has called the world community to active promotion of dialog between cultures and generations through folk art. Project goals are creation of objective rating of folklore performers-improvisers, promotion of up-and-coming folklore performers and attraction of interest of national and foreign community to the Festival and its participants. The Festival is destined to answer for popularization of folklore culture and wide public recognition of performer’s talent.

Admission to the Festival:
Festival Organization will provide space to all folklore dancing groups and also equally to some of the Dancing/Musical groups who want to share our stage for their cultural project promotions, Dancing School / Academy Promotions, College/University Dance Group Promotions and Music Album Promotions.

Festival Organization will select the best 10 groups from 4 corners of the World, who are requested to pay for the accommodation and Food thereby selecting the
Accommodation packages of 175Euros/240Euros.

Conditions:

Festival is open to host all dancing and musical performance groups.
Participants can perform on live music as well as on CD/USB too.  
Participants of the group should be 10-40+ members.
Participants of the Music Bands should at least be 5 members.
Participants of the group members should be of any age from 5+years.
Groups should get the Flight Tickets and Travel Insurance by their own.
Groups should choose the accommodation packages stated below.  

Performance Details:

The Group should perform 3-4 different folk dances with 15 minutes programs each 2 times a day at provided venues.

Venues for performances will include open-air stages, theaters, halls, Auditoriums and scenic spots without special stage facilities or lighting equipment.

Groups should attend the rehearsals on time.

Group should provide 2 workshops and 1 road shows in the festival.

The group has to take part in all programs, the festival organizers made its whole period and do not undertake any other performances, during the festival period they have no right to cancel any program without any approval from the Festival Committee.

National costume of their state can be stylized.

Wednesday: 22nd July 2020
• 10:00 – 14:00: Arrival of the groups in New Delhi & Hotel Check-In
• 14:00 – 15:00: Lunch
• 16:00 - 18:00: Rehearsals for Opening Ceremony
• 21:00 – Dinner in Hotel
Thursday: 23rd July 2020
• 08:00 – 09:00: Breakfast
• 10:00 – 13:00: Rehearsal on Stage/Performance
• 14:00 - 15:00: Lunch in Hotel
• 18:00 – 22:00: Official Inauguration & Performance by Groups
• 22:00: Dinner in Hotel
Friday: 24th July 2020
• 08:00 – 09:00: Breakfast
• 10:00 – 13:00: Workshops
• 14:00 - 15:00: Lunch in Hotel
• 18:00 – 22:00: Performance by Groups
• 22:00: Dinner in Hotel
Saturday: 25th July 2020
• 08:00 – 09:00: Breakfast
• 10:00 – 13:00: Workshops
• 14:00 - 15:00: Lunch in Hotel
• 18:00 – 22:00: Performance by Groups
• 22:00: Dinner in Hotel
Sunday: 26th July 2020
• 08:00 – 09:00: Breakfast
• 10:00 – Delhi Tour
• 18:00 – 22:00: Performance by Groups, Closing Ceremony, Gifts exchange, Felicitation
• 22:00: Dinner in Hotel
Monday: 27th July 2019
• 08:00 – 09:00: Breakfast
• 10:00 – Check out from the Hotel, Departure of the Groups
(Changes may be possible to the schedule of the program at any time during the festival)

Accommodation

175 Euro Package:
3 Star Hotel Accommodation
Full Board: 3 Times Meals
5 days/4 nights Accommodation

Arrival on 23rd July by 12:00 and (Lunch will be the first meal). Departure on 27th July by 10:00 - 12:00 (after breakfast)

New Delhi Airport Transfers

240 Euro Package:
4 Star Hotel Accommodation
Full Board: 3 Times Meals
6 days/5 nights Accommodation

Arrival on 22nd July by 12:00 and (Lunch will be the first meal). Departure on 27th July by 10:00 - 12:00 (after breakfast)
New Delhi Airport Transfers
Delhi City Tour  (Excluding Monuments fee)

All application forms will be evaluated by the Organization Committee. Official invitations will be sent to all groups as soon possible.

Dates

  • 23/07/2020 - 27/07/2020
  • 22/07/2020 - 27/07/2020

Pricing

23/07 - 27/07
  • 5 days (4 nights) = 175 € per person
22/07 - 27/07
  • 6 days (5 nights) = 240 € per person

Location

How to get there

The date of arrival for participants should arrive in New Delhi Airport on 22nd\23rd of July by 12:00 hours.

The departure time from New Delhi shall be started on 27th July by 12:00 afternoon (After Breakfast).

The participating groups shall arrive in New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, the SMC organization committee will arrange a coach to meet the foreign groups in the airport and escort them to the hotel.

Travel Requirements:
Each group should cover the travelling expenses of their international flight expenses for the round-trip.

Every member of the group has to have Travel Insurance which should include your medical and accidental coverage during the period of the festival.

Extra expenses, such as expenses in the hotel for beverages, laundry, room service, long distance calls is not allowed to pay by the organization committee.

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