Rimini is a city on the Adriatic coast, in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region. It's known for its beachside nightclubs and shallow waters. South of the center, the Malatestiano Temple is a 15th-century reconstruction of an old Franciscan church, now a mausoleum for Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta, a local nobleman. Nearby, the Malatesta-built Castel Sismondo is a medieval fortress now used for cultural events.
FESTIVAL PRICE: 189 EURO per person including
- 5 overnights in RIMINI in hotel cat. 3*on basis HB (buffet breakfast and dinner).
- Accommodation in QDRPL, TRPL for participants, and DBL/TWIN (max. 2 per group) for group leaders and drivers without extra payment.
- MEMBERS OF ART GROUPS – 25 EURO per participant / main discipline
- SOLOISTS and DUETS – 40 EURO per participant / main discipline
- PARTICIPATION IN ADDITIONAL DISCIPLINES:
- ART GROUPS pay extra 5 EURO per participant / 1 additional discipline
- SOLOISTS and DUETS pay extra 10 EURO per participant / 1 additional discipline
IMPORTANT: PARTICIPATION FEE includes OFFICIAL INVITATIONS, REGISTRATION FOR PERFORMANCES IN COMPETITIVE AND FESTIVAL PROGRAMS, DIPLOMAS, PRIZES, and MEDALS FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS
ADDITIONAL / EXTRA PAYMENT:
- EXTRA PAYMENT – CITY TAX RIMINI: Rimini Tourist Tax in the amount of 2, -EURO per person a night must be paid upon arrival (exception for children under 14)
- EXTRA OVERNIGHT IN HOTEL: 39 EURO per person a night with HB
- EXTRA PAYMENT FOR DBL / TWIN ACCOMMODATION: +40 EURO per person to Festival price
- EXTRA PAYMENT FOR SNGL ACCOMMODATION: +80 EURO per person to Festival price
- EXTRA PAYMENT FOR BEACH SERVICE: approximately 15 EURO per 1 umbrella and 2
sunbeds. There are free municipal beaches No. 1 and No. 79 in Rimini.
- Travel expenses (COVID PASS, PCR tests, transportation of participants to/from Rimini, travel insurance, entrance visa to Italy for participants from non-Schengen countries), transfers in Rimini, lunches, entrance tickets to sightseeing objects, tickets to public traffic, optional excursions
DISCOUNTS: every 25th person in the group is free of charge (24 paying participants + 1 free)
- 18/06/2023 - 23/06/2023
18/06 - 23/06
- 6 days (5 nights) = 189 € per person
18th International Competition and Folklore, Dance, and Music Festival "RIMINI FEST" is a prestigious cultural event held during the summer months in Rimini – the pearl of the Adriatic coast. RIMINI is not only a warm sea, amazing sand beaches, and mild subtropical climate but also rich cultural heritage, ancient history, the magic atmosphere that is familiar from the films of the legendary Federico Fellini, who was born in Rimini.
International Competition and Art Festival “RIMINI FEST” is being organized with the assistance of City
Hall of Rimini and City Department for Music, Theater, and Events. Famous Italian cultural and art workers are invited as members of the international jury.
The main purpose of the International Competition and Folklore, Dance and Music Festival "RIMINI
FEST" is to search for new talented performers, to present their skills and multicultural traditions to the audience and public of Rimini, to make new friends with the same interests, to enrich of the multinational culture on the basis of mutual respect for the cultural traditions of all the countries and nations of the world, to popularize the children’s and youth creative work, to improve professional skills and qualifications of teachers and art leaders.
Participation in the International Competition and Folklore, Music and Dance Festival "RIMINI FEST" will give the opportunity not only to perform on the city's best theater stages in front of the international jury and the Italian public, but also to tan and swim in the gentle Adriatic Sea, to see the unique historical and cultural monuments, such as Piazza Cavour with its luxurious palaces, Triumphal Arch erected by Emperor August, Malatesta Fortress of the 15th century and Malatesta church with marvelous frescoes and bas-reliefs of famous masters, the Roman amphitheater
from the 2nd century BC, where were gladiator fights. From Rimini, you can take excursions to the independent republic of San Marino, Rome, Florence, Pisa, etc. Children can visit one of the largest
amusement parks in Europe - MIRABILANDIA.
1st day, JUNE 18, 2023 – Arrival in Rimini (Italy), self-transportation to the hotel.
At 15:00 – check-in and accommodation at the hotel. Relax on the beach. At 20:00 p.m. – dinner in
the hotel. Overnight in RIMINI.
2nd day, JUNE 19 2023 – Breakfast in the hotel.
FESTIVAL DAY PROGRAMME: stage testing, sound check, general rehearsal. OPENING CEREMONY
in the MUNICIPAL THEATER OF RIMINI, performances of the participants. GALA CONCERT of
WINNERS and AWARDING CEREMONY. Return to the hotel. At 20:00 p.m. – dinner in the hotel.
Overnight in RIMINI.
3rd day, JUNE 20, 2023 – Breakfast in the hotel.
A whole day trip to MIRABILANDIA – Italian amusement park, located near RAVENNA. It has an
area of 30 hectares, with an additional water world area of 10 hectares. The most notable attractions are the “Katun” inverted roller coaster and the “iSpeed” launched coaster. It houses the 90 meter tall Euro-wheel, Europe's second tallest Ferris wheel (entrance ticket to the MIRABILANDIA PARK for participants of RIMINI FEST is for special discounted price – 25,-EURO per person + 10,-EURO per person/ transportation).
Return to RIMINI. At 20:00 p.m. – dinner in the hotel. Overnight in RIMINI.
4th day, JUNE 21, 2023 – Breakfast in the hotel. Relax on the beach.
At 19:30 – dinner in the hotel.
At 21:00 – FESTIVAL CONCERT ON THE OPEN-AIR STAGE OF RIMINI.
5th day , JUNE 22, 2023– Breakfast in the hotel. At 20:00 p.m. – dinner in the hotel.
Optional: A trips to Republic of San Marino, Rome, Florence, Verona or Venice.
Optional: in the evening – fascinating boat cruise along the Adriatic coast of Rimini!
6th day, JUNE 23, 2023 – Breakfast. Check out from the hotel. Departure from Rimini.
GENERAL INFORMATION, PERFORMANCE TIME LIMITS AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
16th International Competition and Folklore, Dance and Music Festival “RIMINI FEST” is determined
for soloists, ensembles and groups of young performers from different countries of the world. The competitive program of the participants is approved by the Organizing Committee on the basis of applications received. The schedule of the competitive programme for all participants is determined in advance and depends on the age of the participants. All participants should prepare a competitive program within the time limits specified for each competitive discipline: 4 minutes for soloists & duets, 6 minutes for small formations, and 9 minutes for ensembles and groups.
Participants of the International Competition and Folklore, Dance and Music Festival “RIMINI FEST” are divided into the following age categories:
MINI KIDS - from 6 to 8 years
CHILDREN - from 9 to 12 years
JUNIORS 1 - from 13 to 15 years
JUNIORS 2 - from 16 to 18 years
ADULTS 1 - from 19 years to 25 years
ADULTS 2 - from 26 years and older
SENIORS - from 50 years and older
The jury evaluates the skills of the participants during the competitive performance in each competitive discipline and in each age category in accordance with the 10-points evaluation systems. Results of the art competition and festival are being summed up by the end of all competitive performances.
AWARDS: The Organizing Committee awards diplomas of participation, diplomas of Laureate of the
1st, 2nd and 3rd grades, Winner of the Grand Prix and festival medals to all participants.
Ensembles and groups of 3 or more persons receive one big cup or trophy of the festival and Diploma, soloists and duets receive one small cup or trophy of the festival and Diploma. The absolute Winner of the festival receives the Grand Prix of the festival and Diploma Grand Prix. All teachers, choreographers, group and ensemble leaders also receive the Diplomas of Festival.
THE MAIN TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: ALL AUDIO SOUND RECORDS FOR THE COMPETITIVE
PROGRAM MUST BE SENT TO THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE BY EMAIL at least 14 days before
arrival. All audio sound records for the competitive program must be recorded only in the usual audio format. All audio sound records must be of high quality, with clean editing and cuts. The participants must inform the Organizer if the music stops and starts again after pause or contains silence within the musical composition.
THE DETAILED REGULATIONS OF ART FESTIVAL PLEASE ASK IN THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE.