Overview

Ayvalık is a seaside town on the northwestern Aegean coast of Turkey. It is a district of Balıkesir Province. The town center of Ayvalık is surrounded by the archipelago of the Ayvalık Islands, which faces the nearby Greek island of Lesbos.

It was an ancient Aeolian port-town, called Kydonies and it served surrounding Greek Aeolian cities, such as Pergamos; since the Ottoman era, the name of the city changed to Ayvalik, the town remained predominantly Greek, and although the Turks used its Turkish name, its Greek population used indiscriminately its ancient name Kydonies and its new name Hellenized to Aivali.

General Rules

The number of participants is not limited.

Dancers (except accompanying people) must be between 8-16 years old.

The groups are requested to arrive in Ayvalık on 17 May 2021 - 12:00 and depart on 21 May 2021 - 12:00, after breakfast.

Gifts provide for each person is an attendance certificate.

Each group should bring flags of their countries with them.

We will prefer dance groups with live music but recorded music also acceptable.

Pocket money will not be paid to the groups by the Committee. 100 Lt. Diesel will given for these activities to each bus. (If groups came by bus)

The application deadline is 15.04.2021.

Accommodation

The competition fee is 150 euro per person. It covers organizational expenses, accommodation in a hotel for 4 nights with 3 meals per day. (Open buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Free non-alcohol drink).

The Groups will stay at a hotel (http://www.erginotel.com.tr ) or similar hotels.

On every 25 participants, one member is free of charge.

For double rooms, there is a supplement of 5 € per person per day, for single room 15 € per person per day.

Dates

  • 17/05/2021 - 21/05/2021

Pricing

17/05 - 21/05
  • 5 days (4 nights) = 150 € per person

Location

How to get there

You can arrive on the spot by plane or private bus transportation.
If needed the organizer can provide bus transportation and other transportation services.

Things to do

 

 

Trip Planner

It will be our pleasure to make your trip an unforgettable experience!

We can provide the following services for your group:

  • accommodation during the trip (in case you need a sleepover on your way to the chosen destination)
  • accommodation during the festival event you attend
  • travel and transportation tips and assistance
  • purchasing airplane and bus tickets
  • organizing transportation for a group or individuals
  • assist and advise in the procedure of issuing visas (if needed)

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