West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove) to the east, Hampshire to the west and Surrey to the north, and to the south the English Channel. Chichester in the southwest is the county town and only city in West Sussex, with the largest towns being Crawley, Worthing, and Horsham. West Sussex has a range of scenery, including Wealden, downland, and coastal. The highest point of the county is Blackdown, at 280 meters (919 ft). It has a number of stately homes including Goodwood, Petworth House, and Uppark, and also castles such as Arundel Castle and Bramber Castle. Over half the county is protected countryside, offering walking, cycling, and other recreational opportunities.

Crawley is a town and borough in West Sussex, England. It is 28 miles (45 km) south of Charing Cross (London), 18 miles (29 km) north of Brighton and Hove, and 32 miles (51 km) north-east of the county town of Chichester. Crawley covers an area of 17.36 square miles (44.96 km2) and had a population of 106,597.

General Rules

Festival venue: The Hawth Theatre is an arts and entertainment complex located in 38 acres of woodland about 0.5 mi from the town center of the English town of Crawley. It is wholly owned by Crawley Borough Council and is currently operated by Parkwood Theatres.


1st day - 24th June
Arrival day for all groups, check in to the hotel.
International fellowship evening "Do I know you?" 20:00-21:00
Meeting with group leaders

2nd day - 25th June
Breakfast at hotel 07:00-10:00
Trip to London with tour guide 10:00 -21:00

3rd day - 26th June
Breakfast at hotel 07:00-10:00
Trip to Brighton with tour guide 10:00-17:00
Open ceremony of international folklore dew festival
Presentation of countries-Performance of groups 5 min 19:00-20:00
Performance special guest 20:00-21:00

4th day - 27th June
Breakfast at hotel 07:00-10:00
Performance at Crawley the HAWTH theatre 13:00- 18.00
Closing ceremony 18:00-19:00

5th day - 28th June
Breakfast at hotel 07:00 -10:00
Conditions for participation:
  • Performance of a free program for 30 minutes.
  • Groups from all over the world can take part in the festival.
  • Folk dance groups, folklore instruments, folklore sing-song.
  • Age of participant 12+.
  • Maximum 50 people.
  • The recommended group brings a small gift for exchange.
  • Bring the National flag and visible panel of the group name.
  • To provide a brief history, photos, and material for advertising.
  • After receiving the application form and completion of advance payment, the organizer will send an official letter of invitation for participation in the festival. Final payment complete 90 days before arrival.
  • Recommended arriving at the festival by bus.
  • If groups arrive by flight to the nearest airport- London Gatwick – we can transfer from airport to hotel without charge.
  • All groups meet by our festival representative.
  • All groups accommodate walking distance from the theater to the hotel.


Including Bed and Breakfast, 5 days/4 nights in 3* Hotel:

260 Euro per person (room based on 3 people sharing)
270 Euro per person in double room
300 Euro per person in a single room
Participation fee includes:
  • Organization and implementation of the festival
  • Performance for open ceremony for 5 min 1-10 people present country
  • Performance second the Hawth amphitheater main stage 30  min
  • Diploma and certificate for all participants
  • Accommodation including hotel and breakfast
  • Free accommodation of  GROUP LEADER for groups with more than 10 people (10+1 free of charge)
  • Free parking for bus
  • Professional stage with all sound and lighting equipment AT THEATER
  • DVD of festival and photo of the group on departure
  • All groups meet by a representative of the festival
  • Transfer from Gatwick airport to the hotel
  • dinner on 26 and 27 June

Additional offer – with additional charge:

  • Tour with a guide to Arundel
  • Diners for the group for 24 -25 June

Participation fee doesn't include:

  • the flight
  • insurance
  • responsibility for instruments and personal belongings


  • 24/06/2021 - 28/06/2021


24/06 - 28/06
  • 5 days (4 nights) = 260 € per person


How to get there

The nearest airport is GATWICK AIRPORT - 15 minutes away from Crawley Town.

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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