Twenty (20) groups from countries of the Mediterranean and twenty-five (25) from Cyprus will be chosen to participate in the Festival.
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION:
All the groups of folklore dance from the Mediterranean countries may participate.
BUT WE ARE GOING TO ACCEPT FOLKLORE DANCE GROUPS FROM ANY WHERE AS WE WANT TO GIVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO THE WHOLE WORLD TO COME AT OUR FESTIVAL, SO PLEASE INFORM YOUR FRIENDS TO GET IN CONTACT WITH US.
The organizer is not responsible for providing visas to foreign nationals (outside the EU) that will need them.
Maximum group members twenty four (24), including musicians. (Please note music should be live performance not CD) – If groups like to bring more people, it is permitted. The additional persons dancers or musicians would have to pay 140 Euros per person, as all other members but if you want to bring people just for visiting Cyprus and have fun as escorts of your group then they pay 190 euros per person. This sum includes accommodation, in 4 beds rooms or flats, 3 meals per day and internal transportation to the venues and hotels and transportation from and to the
airport Free entrance – to venues and archaeological museums. Cruise and diving, traditional parties, presents and shirt. Whoever would like to book single or double room has to pay the difference but on our special hotel price offers. The single room is 40 euros extra per night or double room 30 euros difference per night. Per person.
8 performances will take place in Festival: 4 Ten minutes 10 programme.. Each group should be prepared for 3 different 10΄ minutes Program other dances other costumes and 4 outdoor performances in the streets only one dance 3-5 minutes.
Groups interested in participating must send a DVD of their work, along with a history of their group and
CV’s of the members until 25 of April 2021.
If groups decide to come earlier or stay in Cyprus more days, for any reason, they must pay for their EXTRA NIGHTS OF accommodation. We will help SO THAT
THE GROUP STAYS AT THE SAME HOTEL WE HAVE ARRANGE FOR THEM.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTIOΝ:
Spectacular Stage Presentation
Music & song
Technique of execution
THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE OFFERS:
Accommodation in Hotel Apartments 4 persons or more, and 3 Meals per day for FOUR (4) Days
Internal Transportation- and transfers airport-hotel-airport
FREE MINI CRUISE.
Free entrance to museums
EXHIBITIONS OF COSTUMES AND PRODUCTS
The chosen groups will have the right to exhibit and sell products of their country that reflect their tradition.
During the Festival will take place a Costume Exhibition, where all the chosen countries will exhibit the traditional costumes of their country. A special ceremony will take place at the venue.
Groups can buy souvenirs from the festival in low prices such as T-shirts-cups-caps-bags- key rings.
Note: AS YOU KNOW FROM NOW AND ON FOREIGHENERS CAN ENTRY A COUNTRY ONLY IF THEY HAVE DONE THE VACCINE FOR COVID 19 BRINGING EVIDENCE WITH THEM. THIS IS FOR ALLS SAFETY. WE CAN NOT ACCEPT YOU OTHERWISE AS WE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SAFETY OF EVERY PARTICIPANT AND VISITOR. BOTH PARTS SHOULD OBEY TO THE RULES OF
CYPRUS. IF THE SITUATION OF COVID 19 DOESN’T ALLOW THE ORGANIZERS TO GO ON WITH THE ORGANISATION EVEN THE LAST MOMENT THEN EVERYBODY SHOULD OBEY TO THE RULES. WE WOULD NOT PROVIDE ANY COMPENSATION BECAUSE OF THE COVID 19 WORLDWIDE SITUATION.
Accommodation will be in Hotel Apartments in Larnaca, with 4 persons in each room.
During the festival, 3 meals per day are provided by the organizers. (Possibility for Vegetarian meals)
PARTICIPATION fee of 140 Euros (€ 140.00) for each member (per person), for the participation at the
Festival which you must pay in advance.
30 euros per person as soon as we accept
you and 110 euros one month BEFORE ARRIVAL.
The amount of 30 euros will not be returned if the word decisions about covid 19 don’t allow the organizers to continue with the festival.
Arrival: On the 10th of September 2021 in the morning in Larnaca. IT IS IMPORTANT TO BE
IN CYPRUS EARLY IN THE MORNING AS WE HAVE PERFORMANCE AT NIGHT. WE WILL NOT ACCEPT GROUP COMING AFTER 12:00 (midday) OF
10th OF SEPTEMBER. THOSE WHO CAN NOT FIND FLIGHTS SHOULD COME EARLIER PAYING THERE EXTRA NIGHT ACCOMMODATION
Departure: On the 14th of September 2021 from Larnaca before 12:00 (midday).
- 10/09/2021 - 14/09/2021
10/09 - 14/09
- 5 days (4 nights) = 140 € per person
How to get there
The festival provides a bus for local transportation, including the arrival and departure from and to the airport.
Transport to and from Cyprus is the responsibility of each group.
The Organizing Committee does not undertake this expense (air tickets, etc)
Insurance: It is suggested to issue health insurance in your home country. Also, you must have done the vaccine for covid 19 by the law to enter Cyprus, otherwise, you should not be accepted from the
festival and you should stay in quarantine by your expenses in a hotel for 14 days