Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Director: Kaloyan Nikolov
LIVE TV broadcast on the Internet of all concerts.
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.
08/5/2015/ or 15/5/2015/ Day of arrival - Check in at hotel – The rest of the total amount for the group, must be paid at the latest on this day - A detailed program and a person in charge will be provided to each group. Free time for rest, walk to the city (market and clubs). - Dinner (in consultation with the hotel).
09/5/2015/ or 16/5/2015/ Breakfast - Free day from morning till noon- Optional excursion – Visit to "Tsarevets" - Tsars Castle, and Ethnological Museum. - Midday meal (in consultation with the hotel). 10 min presentation concert - 19.00 - 21.00 - festival concert.
10/5/2015/ or 17/5/2015/ Breakfast – Free day from morning till noon- Optional excursion – Gabrovo - Ethografic complex "Etara", Sofia, Kazanlak, Rouse, Buharest - Midday meal (in consultation with the hotel). 10 min presentation concert - 19.00 - 21.00 - festival concert. "Sound and lights" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xr_wuuT386k
11/5/2015/ or 18/5/2015/ Breakfast - Departure of the groups.
The National Championship of Folklore Arts "Euro Folk 2015” has been organized by EAFF and other organizations within the scope of Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2015” – The World is Television.
To enter the contest the participants must be accredited, which is realized under the following conditions:
B) Folklore songs groups, modern arrangement of folklore music; - (choirs and ensembles)
C) Folklore dances groups, authentic folklore; (folklore dance groups, ensembles)
D) Folklore dances groups; modern choreography (folklore dance groups, ensembles)
E) Folklore mix ensembles - Authentic performances; (live vocal, instrumental and dance)
F) Folklore mix ensembles - Processed performances; (live vocal, instrumental and dance)
G) Folklore Instrumental groups; folklore music (ensembles and orchestras)
H) Folklore customs groups; replica (folklore groups, ensembles)
I ) Group of urban folklore; (old town songs, old town dance, world folk)
*i individual performers and duets by all categories exept E,F,H;
*1 by all categories there is also ranking of children and young people up to 18 years. /in children's and youth groups can participate up to 30% of participants from different age /
*2 by all categories there is ranking adults people up 18 years.
The duration of the program should not exceed 20 minutes.
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.