"Nishavski horovod 2007" International Folklore Festival

Director: Petar Iovanovich

Date: 26 - 27 May 2007

Place: Dimitrovgrad, Republic of Serbia.

“Nishavski Horovod 2007" International Folklore Festival will be held within the scope of "Euro Folk 2007" Musical Feasts - The world is television, which take place in different European cities and countries from 3 May till 21 October 2007. Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2007” comprise fifteen musical festivals and are held under the aegis of European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF.

Main event of the Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2007” is Festival №1 in Europe for the traditional folk arts – Stara Planina Fest “Balkan Folk”. Every year in the Festival participate from 10 000 to 15 000 musicians, singers and dancers.

Typical feature of Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2007” is, that all performances are recorded with professional audio and television equipment and the best of them will be repeatedly  broadcasted by 50 cable televisions in Bulgaria and by the satelite and national cable televisions "Eurocom Bulgaria" and "Heros TV", as well as by the World Wide Internet Television "Euro Folk" at www.eurofolk.com/tv

 All these activities realize the main purpose of Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2007” – The world is television to make the traditional folk arts popular through the media.

Preliminary Program

The fest program includes competitions in the following categories:

  • folk songs;
  • folk dances;
  • folk ensembles;
  • folk customs;

The jury will have the right to ask for partial performance and to interrupt it, if it exceeds the prescribed time limits. Participants, however, must be prepared, if requested, to perform the program in its entirety.

 During the Festival studio audio recordings and filming of professional video clips of the participants' program will be done free of charge of those performances awarded by the jury or against payment.

The program must not exceed 40 minutes.

The made recordings will be broadcasted by 50 Bulgarian cable televisions and by satellite televisions with European holding. 

Participation in evening concerts with program from 10 to 20 minutes long.

During their participation in the Fest, the group could be invited by the organizers to take part in the common events - official opening, official closing, parade, cocktail or others.

 

Regulations

The "Nishavski Horovod 2007" International Folklore Festival is held within two performing days and evening concerts. Main task of the organizers is to ensure the artistic teams an access to the stage, to gather them in a contest program aimed at defining the best ones and to popularize the award winners of the fest by broadcasting their art in the European TV channels as well as on Internet teleision "Euro Folk".

"Nishavski Horovod 2007" International Folklore Festival is organized by Euro Folk Academy and other organizations within the scope of "Euro Folk 2007" Musical Feasts - The world is television, from 25 to 26 May 2007.

Host of the festival is the city Dimitrovgrad, Republic of Serbia.

 

European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF,