1° International Mixed Festival “PONESI OPANKE”- Serbia

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I International Mixed Festival  “PONESI OPANKE”- Serbia

Belgrade - SERBIA
27th of April till 2nd of May 2018.

We would like to offer to Your ensemble, participation at our International Festival-”PONESI OPANKE", which will be held in Belgrade.

The aim of this gathering is to learn about different cultures and people, to create new friendships, to change experience and contacts with other groups, to bring the groups from all over the world in one place.

Belgrade is the capital of Serbia, which is one of oldest towns in Europe. Magnificent city, with modern spirit, history and long traditions, worth to be seen and discover its hospitality.

Festival begins, on Thursday, by arrival of groups and will be finished on Monday, after breakfast, by departure of the groups. During stay of 4 days on Festival, groups will have 2 performances,  main Festival’s performance, humanitarian performance and possible participation at TV show.
The groups coming by airplane will have scheduled program according their flights.
Minimum stay at Festival is 2 days, with 1 performance which will be held on Saturday.
Necessary program is minimum 20 min and it is accepted also recorded music. All invited groups must respect Festival’s program, which will be delivered to invited groups, 10 days before arrival.
The groups could arrange their free time according their wish, but also it is possible that we offer organization of sightseeing tours, excursions…
CHOIRS: Festival is not competition, choral repertoire is completely free (20-30min), there are no special requestes to perform particular songs, there is no limit of music genre

GENERAL FESTIVAL’S CONDITIONS:
01. We accept participation of different kinds of ensembles, such as folk dance ensembles, choirs, orchestras, majorettes groups, dancing groups, brass bands.
02. Age and number of participants are not limited. In the number of participants are included: dancers, singers, musicians, leaders, parents and other accompanying persons, drivers.
03. Travelling expenses to Festival, during Festival and return is at cost of the group.
04. Festival will provide accommodation on basis of half board in 3* and 4*hotels, for 2,3,4 or more days, according group’s request. Extra meal could be also organized according request.
05. For the groups which need visa for arrival in Serbia, is necessary to finish visa procedure not later than 15 days before their arrival.
06. Participants are obliged to have own international health insurance
07. Organizer will provide English speaking guide for the group
08. Every invited group, for its program that will be performed at the Festival, must have regulated rights with the author.

PARTICIPATION FEE:

  • 3*HOTEL 2 HB (breakfast and dinner) accommodation in triple rooms = 75 euro/person additional meal 8.5euro/person every extra day- HB is 32euro/person for accommodation in double room is additional payment 6 euro/person/day 
  • 4*HOTEL 2 HB (breakfast and dinner) accommodation in triple rooms = 95 euro/person additional meal 12euro/person every extra day- HB is 42euro/person for accommodation in double room is additional payment 10euro/person/day 

For accommodation in all kinds of hotel, it is also charged tourist tax, in amount of 1.50euro/person/daily. Every 26. person in the group is free.
The group which would like to participate at Festival, and to organize their accommodation by themselves, it is necessary to make payment for registration fee, 30 euro/person.

Festival will give to every participant the following:
- accommodation in selected hotel
- Festival’s souvenir
- diploma
- all other costs are not mentioned are at cost of every participant (sightseeing tour, different visits, drinks in hotel…)
As application for participation could be accepted, group must pay in advance 25% of total amount, through bank (all ba
nk transfers are at cost of the group).
This amount will not be returned in case of non arrival. Besides confirmation of paid amount group must deliver few photos, short history of the group, description of program and filled list of participants (name/surname, sex, date of birth, no. passport, function). After that group will receive invitation, as they could arrange their travelling to Festival or if they need to start visa procedure.


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PARTICIPATION FEE: 

  • 3*HOTEL 2 HB (breakfast and dinner) accommodation in triple rooms = 75 euro/person additional meal 8.5euro/person every extra day- HB is 32euro/person for accommodation in double room is additional payment 6 euro/person/day 
  • 4*HOTEL 2 HB (breakfast and dinner) accommodation in triple rooms = 95 euro/person additional meal 12euro/person every extra day- HB is 42euro/person for accommodation in double room is additional payment 10euro/person/day 

For accommodation in all kinds of hotel, it is also charged tourist tax, in amount of 1.50euro/person/daily. Every 26. person in the group is free. 
The group which would like to participate at Festival, and to organize their accommodation by themselves, it is necessary to make payment for registration fee, 30 euro/person.

Festival will give to every participant the following: 
- accommodation in selected hotel 
- Festival’s souvenir 
- diploma 
- all other costs are not mentioned are at cost of every participant (sightseeing tour, different visits, drinks in hotel…)
As application for participation could be accepted, group must pay in advance 25% of total amount, through bank (all ba
nk transfers are at cost of the group).

This amount will not be returned in case of non arrival. Besides confirmation of paid amount group must deliver few photos, short history of the group, description of program and filled list of participants (name/surname, sex, date of birth, no. passport, function). After that group will receive invitation, as they could arrange their travelling to Festival or if they need to start visa procedure.