Organizers: Bulgarian Folklore Association EUROGRADE LTD. and EUROGRADE BG EOOD
With the support of: Municipality of Primorsko
Status: The “STRANDJA SINGS AND DANCES” contest is part of a series of events in the program of the WSE 2018 Competitions; They are organized in Sofia and Municipality of Primorsko. The “STRANDJA SINGS AND DANCES” contest isincluded in the cultural program of Primorsko with the assistance of the mayor of the municipality.
Competitions on the WORLD STAGE EUROGRADE (WSE)are included in the cultural program of the town of Primorsko, the cultural calendar of the Ministry of Culture and the calendar of CID (UNESCO).
The festival has the objective to give to a significant number of children and young people the chance to express themselves and help raise their motivation to engage in constructive creative activity as a preventive measure in combating the vicious addictions (cigarettes, alcohol, drugs, etc.) and aggression.
Type of the festival: the festival has competitive character.
Deadline for submission of application form to 10.07.2018
In the festival can participate folklore dance and vocal groups, instrumental players and solo-singers from the below written age groups.
It’s not allowed author arrangements.
Instrumental groups and accompaniments - only from folklore instruments and their variations.
The presentation of the folklore from the region and country is allowed only in full authentic costume.
Children of up to 12;
Juveniles - from 13 to15;
Young people – from 16 to 33;
Adults - 33+ years of age.
Competent jury will evaluate and rank the participants in the following competitive categories:
Singers (with or without accompaniment) – to 6 minutes
Instrumentalist– to 8 minutes
Youth groups for authentic folklore– vocal, instrumental, mixed,dance and for folklore traditions- to 10 minutes
THEATRE OF THE COSTUME
Traditional costumes- from different folklore regions, epoch, ferial and festive;
Theatre of the fashion - youth fashion by ideas and motifs from the folklore
Requirements: Brief annotation of the costume/collection. The presentation must to be accompanied from performance with live music or phonogram of authentic music.
General qualification criteria:
1. Complexity of performance /performance complexity level/;
2. Quality of performance /performance technique/;
3. Vision /costumes, requisite, staging/;
4. Stage conduct /stage conduct, gestures, contact with public, expression/.
The programs for the individual performances and those for the days of competition will be handed to the groups on the day of their arrival. The organizers reserve the right to change the individual programs when necessary after their distribution.
Within each WSE competition session will be performed concerts on an outdoor summer stage in the towns of Municipality Primorsko, as well as on an outdoor stage in the area of the municipality.
Before the start of the concerts, during each competition day, the groups will march on the main streets of the town of Primorsko. Defiles will be guarded by patrol cars of the Police.
The jury, together with its President will be appointed by the organizing committee of the competition session. It will be formed by proven professionals of culture and arts: directors, ballet-masters, choreographs, artists, singers and pedagogues.
The jury has the right not to award all prizes; to share the prizes between the participants; to award special prizes and incentives.
It’s possible the establishment of special prizes such as „For the most attractive performance”, „For choreography”, „For the youngest performer”, „For master performance”; „For mass performance”, etc.
The jury will select the winners by qualifying them based on a ten-score system by each of the above criteria. The minimum number of scores is 4, and the maximum - 40. The overall performance of the group / soloist will be qualified.
The winner is the participant who has collected the greatest number of scores and the same will win the prize„WSE CHAMPION” for the relevant session.
The results of each competition session are valid for the final ranking of the champions for the prize „WSE ABSOLUTE CHAMPION”. In the championship rank list are included all winners of the WSE during the respective year, and in the final ranking will be used also the results of the audience voting given at: www.eurogradebg.com. Voting for the WSE Absolute Champion is opened after the end of the last competition session for the respective year.
Participant will be awarded with diplomas: Laureate I, II, III degree and medals that will be bestowed at the closing of each competition session.
Video and photo capture of all public performances of the groups. The same will be broadcasted through the World Wide Web on the WSE TV channel.
(The organizers reserve the right to make any kind of recording, broadcasting, filming and distribution of materials without paying any rights or benefits).
The agenda of each WSE competition session will include: Discotheque „ Neptune Evening”, competitions ”Miss and Mister”, FLASHMOB events.
Participants are accommodation in hotels of city Kiten.
Requests for valid offers and information about accommodation can be mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: The groups must arrive on 06.09 after 12 o’clock and depart on 09.09.17 after breakfast.
Registration fee for the competition programispaid once by each dancer/participant in all competition nominations/.
Duet and Trio
30 € per each participant
Group of 4 to 30 persons2
5 € per each participant.
Group of 30 persons and more - 10% discount.
Note!!!Registration fee is due in full, only from groups that self organized own accommodation.
Prices in euro 7 Days/ Nights in Park Hotel Atliman Beach, Kiten - 67 euro per person Price includes:
- Full board, depending on the chosen festival, three times feeding for day, accommodation in hotel (two stars) in pack with 3 and 4 beds.
- 9% VAT Price does not include:
- Resort tax is 0, 60 € per den.
- Transfer Discounts:
- Оne free place (21st) for a group of 20 persons, for the leader who only pays transfer and resort tax 0,60 € per day.
Transportation costs to Kiten and back shall be paid by the participants!!!
It’s obligatory to pay the fees by bank transfer in 15 days, after the confirmation for participation from the organizers. In this period it is necessary to send the transfer confirmation by email or fax. Applications without confirmation are canceled.
Bank Account: IBAN - BG21UNCR76301015954000, Account Holder: EUROGRADE LTD.
NOTE!!! For receiving invoice, please send us this information: Name of the person which send the money, or organization, company, identification number or personal number, address, and the name of the owner of the company.