Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Director: Kaloyan Nikolov
Location: Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria (Wikipedia)
LIVE TV broadcast on the Internet of all concerts.
GRAND PRIX "Golden Orpheus", a gold medal and a diploma of ABSOLUTE NATIONAL CHAMPION OF FOLKLORE for 2013.
First award in the relevant 8 categories and a diploma of NATIONAL CHAMPION OF FOLKLORE for the relevant category. The Champions obtain golden medalsand for the second and third place – silver and bronze medals.
All participants will receive diplomas of laureates, diplomas and prizes.
According to the evaluation of the jury and the producers of EuroFolk Academy, the best performers and art directors shall be honored with a Diploma for obtaining the rank of Maestro or Maestro Academic. Diplomas are awarded through the Ministry of Culture of the relevant country.
REGISTRATION FEE (for participants and accompanying persons)
The BASIC PACKAGES for 5 days include:
• Official opening with a gala concert - 5 minutes for each
• 2 / 4 public appearances of 20 minutes for the competition program
• LIVE TV broadcast on the Internet of all concerts
• Final concert with Official Closing Ceremony
Town host - Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgarian: Велико Търново) is a city in north central Bulgaria and the administrative centre of Veliko Tarnovo Province. Often referred to as the "City of the Tsars", Veliko Tarnovo is located on the Yantra River and is famous as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, attracting many tourists with its unique architecture. The old city is situated on three hills, Tsarevets, Trapezitsa and Sveta Gora raising amidst the meanders of the Yantra. Tsarevets housed the palaces of the Bulgarian Emperors and the Patriarchate with the Patriarchal Cathedral, as well as a number of administrative and residential edifices surrounded by thick walls. Trapezitsa was known for its many churches and as the main residence of the nobility. In the Middle Ages it was among the main European centres of culture and gave its name to the architecture of the Tarnovo Artistic School, painting of the Tarnovo Artistic School and literature.
B) Processed folklore songs; classic vocal and modern arrangement (choirs and ensembles)
C) Instrumental performances; folklore music (soloists, duets, orchestras)
D) Processed folklore dances; modern choreography (folklore dance groups, ensembles)
E) Authentic folklore dances; (folklore dance groups, ensembles)
F) Folklore ensemble performances; (live vocal, instrumental and dance)
G) Folklore customs; replica (folklore groups, ensembles)
H) Old urban songs;
The duration of the program should not exceed 20 minutes.
The National Championship of Folklore Arts "Euro Folk 2013” has been organized by EAFF and other organizations within the scope of Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2013” – The World is Television.
To enter the contest 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, in which there is an unambiguous text saying, that the notifier accepts the conditions laid by this regulation.
The application forms should be sent not later than March 31, 2013.
REGISTRATION FEE (for participants and accompanying persons).
For individual performers and duets have a participation fee, which is 25 Euro.
The participants pay for their participation in the National Championship of Folklore Arts "Euro Folk 2013” by the notified prices. The advanced payment is 20% from the total amount for the participation of the group. It is payable up to March 31,
It is desirable by post or e-mail, to the address of EAFF, to send the last released album of the participant (the group) or demo records of not less than two performances. It is desirable that the application form has an added annotation about the participant and advertising materials – photos. The sent material are not a subject of return.
During the participation of the collective in the championship the organizer could invite it to take part in general events such as Official Opening, Official Closing, cocktail party and others.