Black Sea Fest “Euro Folk – Tzarevo 2005”

Director: Delian Nikolov

Date: 29 August - 12 September 2005

Place: the town Tzarevo, Bulgaria

The Black Sea Fest “Euro Folk – Tzarevo 2005” is held within the scope of “Euro Folk 2005” Musical Feasts - The world is television, which is in different European cities and countries from 3 May till 22 September 2005.

Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2005” comprise of twelve musical festivals and a Science-practical conference “Traditional folk arts and the contemporary information technologies”. Main event of the Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2005” is Festival No1 in Europe of the traditional folk arts – Stara Planina Fest “Balkan Folk”. Every year in the Festival participate 15000 musicians, singers and dancers. Other typical festival of the Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2005” is “Euro Folk – Russian Island 2005” International Festival for Traditional Folk Arts – held in Moscow Region, Russia - where under preferential conditions take part the awarded with the Grand prix and First Awards from the other musical festivals “Euro Folk”. From the International festivals, that are held untill now, 6 groups – awarded with the “Grand prix” and 10 groups awarded with the “First Awards” are invited to participate in “Euro Folk – Russian Island 2005” International Festival for Traditional Folk Arts in Moscow Region.

Typical feature of Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2005” is, that all performances are recorded with professional audio and television technics and the best of them will be broadcasted in Europe. Natural contination of this activity is “Euro Folk” International Festival for TV and Internet Musical Products. In this festival except television and Internet musical products of “Euro Folk” and “Balkan Folk” take part also specialists and products from other European and world televisions. All this activities realize the main purpose of Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2005” – The world is television to make the traditional folk arts popular through the mass media.

Regulations

The Black Sea Fest “Euro Folk – Tzarevo 2005” is held within the scope of 14 performing days and evening concerts. On this festival the participants can combine the vacation on the sea with a valuable artistic performance. Main task of the organizers is to ensure the creative groups an access to the stage, to gather them in a concourse programme aimed at defining the best ones and to popularize the award winners of the fest by broadcasting their art in the European TV channels.

The Black Sea Fest “Euro Folk – Tzarevo 2005” is organized by Euro Folk Academy, Balkan Folk Academy, the municipality of Tzarevo and other organizations within the scope of "Euro Folk 2005" Musical Feasts - The world is television, from 29.08. till 12.09.2005.

Host of the festival is the town of Tzarevo, Bulgaria.
To enter the participants must be accredited, which is realized under the following conditions:
Those who wish to take part in the festival fill-in and sign application forms, by which they formally agree with the conditions laid by these Regulations.

The application forms should be sent not later than 30.04.2005.

Accreditation fee for a group is 150 Euro. It must be paid not later than 30.06.2005 together with the 10% advanced payment for lodging or board and lodging.

It is desirable that the participants should send at the above-mentioned address of Euro Folk Academy the latest album of the artist /band/ or demo record of not less than two songs. Further to this it is recommended that the application form should be accompanied with annotation and promo-materials such as photos. All sent materials are not subject of return.

In case the request for participation exceed the necessary entries for the concourse day, the jury makes a preliminary selection based on the given records and informs in written form all candidates for which day they qualify.

 

Awards

Dance Group “Iglika” at Folk Community Centre “Georgi Kondolov” – town of Tsarevo – winner of the “FIRST AWARD” in “EURO FOLK – Tsarevo 2005” Black Sea Fest in the category “Children’s Ensembles”

Group for Authentic Folklore of the Rodop’s Mountines at the Folk Community Centre “Prosveta” – town of Sarnitsa – winner of the “GRAND PRIX” in “EURO FOLK – Tsarevo 2005” Black Sea
Fest

Dance Formation “Milenium” at Professional School “General Vladimir Zaimov” – town of Sopot – winner of the “FIRST AWARD” in “EURO FOLK – Tsarevo 2005” Black Sea Fest

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