Tsarevo - Kiten
Director: Kaloyan Nikolov
Tsarevo (Bulgarian: Царево, also transliterated Carevo or Tzarevo) is a town and seaside resort in southeastern Bulgaria, an administrative centre of the homonymous Municipality of Tsarevo in Burgas Province. In the past, it was known as Vasiliko (Greek: Βασιλικόν) and Michurin (Bulgarian: Мичурин). It lies on a cove 70 km southeast of Burgas, on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast at the eastern foot of Strandzha mountain, at a few kilometers from Strandzha Nature Park.
Kiten (Wikipedia) - Primorsko (Bulgarian: Приморско) is a town and seaside resort in southeastern Bulgaria, part of Burgas Province. A well-known resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, it is located on a gore 52 km south of Burgas and has a beach strip of about 1 km². The average temperature is 27°C in July, often reaching 30-33°C and making Primorsko a favourable place for tourism. The rivers Ropotamo and Dyavolska reka run close to the town, and the Snake Island reserve is also nearby.
Euro Folk Academy, Event Vacation, European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF.
Hosts of the festival are the towns of Tsarevo and Kiten, Burgas region, Bulgaria.
International Folklore Festival "Euro Folk - Black Sea" will be held within the scope of Musical Feasts "Euro Folk", which are held in different European towns and countries during the entire 2023. Musical Feasts "Euro Folk" comprise a lot of musical festivals and are held under the aegis of the European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF. The Festival goal is to present and promote the cultural living heritage of different countries and to provide an opportunity to get together for a new friendships and tolerance in cultural diversity.
International Folklore Festival "Euro Folk - Black Sea" is held in 5 days and 2 evening concerts. Main task of the organizers is to ensure the creative groups an access to the stage, to gather them in a competition program aimed at defining the best ones and to popularize the award winners of the festival by broadcasting their art in the European TV channels as well as repeatedly on Internet television "EuroFolkTV". Contest follows the rules of World Rank List System.
The number of groups-participants in the festival is not limited, but the number of participants from a country is limited (only 3 groups from each country).
Every group has the right to participate.
Children's ensembles (2/3 of the participants must be 18 years old or younger), Adults' ensembles (2/3 of the participants must be older than 18 year old).
Each group should consist of most 52 members including dancers, managers and musicians.
Ensembles and Choral groups should prepare at least 10 minutes with orchestra or recordings on CD/ Flash memory.
Groups should send us short CV in English and 2-3 photos.
Groups should bring a flag of the country.
Ensembles should have arranged own transport for arrival and departure.
For the groups arriving by plane, the organizing committee can organize transfers from and to the airport.
(for participants and accompanying persons)
- 105 Euro per person for 3 nights half board (2 meals per day) 22 - 25 June 2023
140 Euro per person for 4 nights half board (2 meals per day) 21 - 25 June 2023
NOTE: In a group of 26 people - 1 person is free of charge (25+1).
Participation fee includes:
- 3 or 4 nights in a standard triple/ quadruple room in 2/3* Hotel in Kiten
- 3 or 4 breakfasts, dinners - HB (half board accommodation)
- 2 double rooms per group of 26 people are guaranteed
- Official opening and closing ceremonies with a gala concert - participation in each of ceremonies with duration of 5 -10 minutes
- 1 or 2 performances with duration of 10 minutes in the competition program
- LIVE TV broadcast оn Internet of all concerts at tv.eurofolk.com
- Souvenir and gift for each group
- Certificates for participation
- Information materials about the festival
- Advertising of the festival (press conference, radio and tv channels, posters)
- Professional stage where concert performances take place, size: 10x8 meters
- Professional sound equipment: (2 coacsial speakers, 2 monitor speakers, 12 wi-fi microphones…)
- Professional vodeo equipment: (4 video cammeras, 8 channel mixer, lights .....)
- Professional TV light equipment
During their participation in the festival, the groups could be invited by the organizers to take part in joint events - official opening, official closing, parade, cocktail and others.
Participation fee does not include:
Transport from and to the Airport
Transport and guidе for the optional excursions
International health insurance
Supplement for lunch - 5 Еuro per person per day
Supplement for double room - 7 Еuro per person per day
Supplement for single room - 21 Еuro per person per day
Supplement for 4* hotel - 14 Еuro per person per day
Additional day 35 Euro per person per day
Participation in a second category is paid additionally - 100 Euro per group
Regulations for participation in the contest:
If the group does not wish to participate in the competition program, participation is possible and the group will receive a certificate of participation.
Categories of the competition:
- Folklore songs;
- Folklore dances;
- Urban songs and romances;
- Individual performers.
- Adults and children up to 18 years - in all categories
Conditions for accreditation of participants:
Those who wish to take part in the Festival must submit application forms, by which they formally agree with the conditions laid by these Regulations.
Participants should send demo records of not less than two performances. After the submission of an application, participants should send annotation and promo-materials such as photos.
In case the requests for participation for one competition day exceed the permissible, the jury makes a preliminary selection based on the given records and informs in written form all candidates in which day they will perform.
The jury is international and consists of 3 people.
Grand Prix "Orpheus" and a Diploma.
First awards and a diploma in each category.
The jury evaluates the participants in accordance with the regulations.
The jury can award the best performances with a free of charge shooting and producing of a video clip.
All award winners receive a Honorary sign of "Euro Folk" and laureates titles.
In the opinion of the jury and the producers, the best performers and artistic leaders may be honoured with a Diploma for obtaining the rank Maestro or Maestro Academician. The diplomas shall be awarded by the Ministry of Culture of the relevant country.
Participants do not get paid for their performances.
Registration of the participants:
The registration is made on the basis of an application form for participation submitted by the group. After confirming the application form by the organizers, an advanced payment should be made.
The cost of the transportation will be covered by the group and will be additionally agreed according to the number of travelers.