The aim of this international event is to explain how importance role of love, peace, friendships brotherhood amongst the Children. From this pointed it will be just great pleasure and honor, how amazing atmosphere group’s will representative theirs country, joining in this unique international event. We should always remember hold tightly feelings peace, love, friendships, brotherhood just to live happily in a better World. At the end of this festival when the groups return home gaining a lot of new friends and irreplaceable experience, just wonderful unforgettable great memories.
HARMAN FOLKLORE YOUHT CLUB ISTANBUL / TURKIYE ( Culture, Festival ORG.) was found in 1987 from ISTANBUL in TURKEY and has performed at numerous folk festivals in Europe, The United States and The Middle East. HARMANFOLK CULTURE & FESTIVAL ORG. arranges six different INT. CULTURE FESTIVAL between April – September every year in TURKEY. folk music, brass band, Chorus, Modern dance, theatre groups from all ages take place in ISTANBUL. please visit our website : http://www.harmanfolk.com/festivalsummer.htm
GENERAL INFORMATION: Festival organisation committee will provide one English speaking guide to each group for helping programme schedule. Groups can perform with live music or playback CD- FLASH DISK. If Group accept and agree with the festival conditions, have to fill up the APPLICATION FORM and send us with a short brief about their background and their previously activities in abroad and group photos by e-mail with attachment file.
During the festival, there will be three times of gift exchanges, two of them with Municipality Mayors and one of them with the festival committee at welcoming meeting.
FESTIVAL GENERAL CONDITIONS : Most programs are held in the evening however, some day time programs are also scheduled. Performances are approximately 10-12 minutes. The time of the performance allowed will be strictly limited. All groups will show of their performance max 2 nights, groups shall perform in ISTANBUL different MUNICIPALITIES .We are going to invite 8 countries .( Folklore, Modern Dance, Choir, music, children, young and adult groups).FESTIVAL WEB : http://www.harmanfolk.com/avrasya.htm
CATEGORIES : FOLK DANCE ( Traditional folk dance – cerography modern folk dance ) - FOLK MUSIC – FOLK INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC, CHORUS GROUPS ( Children Female Male Mixed ) ,MODERN DANCE SOLO- DUET COMPETITION ( Folk music - folk instrumental, Modern dance latin dance )
ACCOMMODATION *** 3 or **** 4 STARS HOTEL
105 € / per person/ all Festival time 3 NIGHTS 4 DAYS
125 € / per person/ all Festival time 4 NIGHTS 5 DAYS
We will provide to you Two meals per day open buffet (Breakfast+Dinner) and accommodation at the 3* - 4* hotel centrum in Kadikoy and Maltepe city centrum each room has 2-3 beds. free internet wifi. If group come more than 25 people one leader free if groups want to lunch pocket we can arrange it.
P.S: All payments have to be pay in cash (travel-cheque not acceptable) at the first day of the festival., if you want to stay at single room we can arrange it with extra fee. Group wants to stay at hotel, they should send their deposit 800 euro till 15 may 2020 Deposit is non-refundable.
TECHNICAL & ARTISTIC INFORMATIONS: All the basics are providing by the festival organization, such as lightening, one stage side for musicians with microphones participation groups. The groups will perform at the open-air stages mostly during the nights, however some daily performances will be in festival schedule programmed too. https://www.facebook.com/eurasia.festivals
FESTIVAL MEDICAL INSURANCE : All groups are required to secure MADICAL INSURANCE before coming to festival. Organization won’t pay any medical or hospital cost incurred at the festival period. However for any emergency situation, we will provide an ambulance and it will be always ready for 24 hours.
TRANSPORTATION; If group is going to by PLANE, we are going to hire the bus for their all ground transportations. Groups will pay this bus cost. Bus, serves throughout the festival dates (Airport transfers, excursions program transfers (group will visit historical area in Europe side only once), and transfers to the field performance). At the first day of the festival transportation fee should be paid to the festival committee. This is the cost of BUS for max. 44 person, totally 900 €. If group number of participant less than 20 person bus cost is 800 € Solo –Duet or small groups 1 or max 4 people per person 90 euro
If group is coming by own BUS, the group will not pay us these transportation fee. The groups are going to pay the bus parking fees in during the festival, sightseeing. (the all ground transportations will take almost 250 km.). And festival committee won’t give any petrol for all ground transportations to the buses. http://www.harmanfolk.com/festivalsummer.htm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OEig2aQ7xs&t=42s CHORUS COMPETITION - STAGE FESTIVAL
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x46P95iUz1U CHORUS COMPETITION - STAGE FESTIVAL
ACTIVITIES DURING THE FESTIVAL; Group will visit historical area in Europe side in SULTANAHNET MOSQUE , BLUE MOSQUE free , SAINT SOPHIA, TOPKAPI PALACE, GRAND BAZAAR . PRIVATE BOAT TOUR (10 €, per person), one day during the festival period, there will be a swimming possibility at MARMARA SEA BEACH. Participation groups will be able to see PUBLIC BAZAAR and big SHOPPING CENTERS,
If you interest please send back us the Application form as soon as possible. Meanwhile, send us a few recently photos and just short brief about your group background too. email@example.com. All payments will be in cash (travel-cheque not acceptable) at the first day of the festival. If the group wants to stay hotel, they should send deposit before festival in order to pay to hotel reservation
CHANGEABLE PROGRAM; FREE ACTIVITIES
1. Day: Arriving day to Istanbul.
2. : Day Groups are going to visit Byzantine historic district; Blue Mosque (free) - St. Sofia Topkapi Palace Grand Bazaar Free time or– Festival performance at municipality stage open air.
3. Day: (concert hall ) Festival performance at municipality stage open air . Boat tour at Bosphorus (10 Euro)
4. Day: Free time - Princes Island – Bostanci BEACH – (concert hall ) Festival performance at municipality .
5. Day: Leaving day from Istanbul .ISTANBUL CHORUS We offer you a golden opportunity living a natural life in Istanbul which we just called it paradise during a week all groups. http://www.harmanfolk.com/freeactivities.htm
GRAND BAZAAR: You will be able to see the famous historical and touristy places and shopping at the GRAND BAZAAR, which provide an amusing opportunity of all entertainments of shopping mix the east and west. Grand Bazaar is the oldest art and largest shopping centre in the world, it’s covered more than 30 hectares of the land in this labyrinth system of streets and passages there are more than 18 entrances and approximately 400.000 daily visitors. http://www.theguideistanbul.com/article/grand-bazaar
SULTANAHMET- SAINT SOPHIA TOPKAPI PLACE :
Istanbul known as the Capital of Empires was founded
2600 years ago. Approximately.
BOSPHORUS BOAT TOUR : We will arrange 4 hours Private Bosporus boat tour, A traditional excursion by private boat along the waterway (BOSPORUS) its 30 km long separating EUROPE-ASIA will be excellent and full of unforgettable breathtaking sceneries (Music-Dance). Duration in four hours you can not imagine how amusing funs you will havePRIVATE BOAT TOUR
SHOPPING CENTERS :You will be able to see public and lux shopping centre
SPECIAL TOURS YOUR GROUPS:There is a swimming possibility at Marmara sea,If you are interest you can vizit or swimming prince Island , we can arrange special TURKISH BEATH.
Finally we say the ISTCUP ISTANBUL will stay with you for the rest of your life.
VI - OTHER ACTIVITIES DURING THE FESTIVAL : If Participation groups want to see visit one day : Panaroma 1453( panaromik museum) http://panoramikmuze.com/ – Akvarium turkazoo http://www.turkuazoo.com/tr/ Forum istanbul http://www.forumistanbul.com.tr/ big supermarket shopping centrum. Darica zoo http://www.farukyalcinzoo.com/