Bulgaria, Primorsko - Kiten
Director: Kaloyan Nikolov
The festival has an excellent quality certificate, issued by European Association of Folklore Festivals - ЕАFF
LIVE TV broadcast on the Internet of all concerts
The “Euro Folk” Black Sea Fest is held within the scope of “Euro Folk 2012” Musical Feasts - The world is television, which is in different European cities and countries during the whole year 2012. Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2012” comprise thirty five musical festivals.
Main event of the Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2012” is Festival №1 in Europe of the traditional folk arts – Stara Planina Fest “Balkan Folk”. Every year in the Festival participate from 9 000 to 15 000 musicians, singers and dancers.
Typical feature of Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2012” is, that all performances are recorded with professional audio and television technics and the best of them will be repeatedly broadcasted by 50 cable televisions in Bulgaria, the satelite and national televisions "New Bulgarian Television", "Travel TV", "Bulgaria TV" and "Heros TV", as well as by the World Wide Internet television "Euro Folk" at tv.eurofolk.com . All this activities realize the main purpose of Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2012” – The world is television to make the traditional folk arts popular through the mass media.
REGISTRATION FEE (for participants and accompanying persons)
3 days - 72 Euro per person - 24 Euro / day / person
5 days - 115 Euro per person - 23 Euro / day / person
7 days - 140 Euro per person - 20 Euro / day / person
In a group of 21 people - 1 person for free
The BASIC PACKAGES for 3 days / 5 days/ 7 days include:
• 3/5/7 nights in a standard double / triple room in a 3 / three / star hotel
• 3/5/7 breakfasts
• 3/5/7 lunches
• 3/5/7 dinners
• Official opening with a gala concert - 5 -10 minutes for each
• 1/2/4 public appearances of 20-30 minutes for the competition program
• TV mobile station with a professional filming crew
• LIVE TV broadcast on the Internet of all concerts
• Final concert with Official Closing ceremony
• Winners obtain "GRAND PRIX", First award in the relevant category and diplomas of laureates. The distinguished by the jury artists and artistic leaders are awarded a Diploma of Maestro or Maestro Academic through the Ministry of Culture of the relevant country.
• Information materials about the festival/program and posters/
• Complete festival service
The fest program includes competitions in the following categories:
- folk songs;
- folk dances;
- folk ensembles;
- folk customs;
- popular and variety songs;
- old-drawing songs and romances;
- individual performers.
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 30 minutes.
It is recommendable that participants should consider 5 days stay in order to make audio recordings and video clips of high quality.
The made recordings will be broadcasted by 50 Bulgarian cable televisions, by satellite televisions with European holding as well as repeatedly on Internet television "Euro Folk".
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.
The “Euro Folk" Black Sea Fest is held for the eighth time within the scope of 10 performing days and evening concerts. 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 as well as repeatedly on World Wide television "Euro Folk".
The “Euro Folk” Black Sea Fest is organized by Euro Folk Academy, Balkan Folk Academy, the Municipality of Primorsko and other organizations within the scope of "Euro Folk 2012" Musical Feasts - The world is television, from 3 September till 10 September 2012.
To enter the participants must be accredited, which is realized under the following conditions:
Those who wish to take part in the Festival must 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 15.07.2012.
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.