Dear CULTURE FRIENDS
We arrange international X. MAIDEN TOWER ISTANBUL FOLK DANCE FOLK MUSIC –FOLK INSTURMANTALFESTIVAL which will be held in istanbul/Turkey between the dates;
15-19 December 2016
We are sending you festival Conditions–Application form with attachment file once more.If you are agree and accept the conditions please just confirm the Application form and send us a few recently photos of your group and just short brief about your group background too, in order to send you official invitation. For anything we might be helpful, please feel free to let us know.
I - DATE: We will invite groups in Istanbul 15-19 DECEMBER 2016. We will meet them inIstanbul and than directly transfer to the hotel (depending on the desire of thegroup).The children groups age must be under 16 years old.( folk dance-music groups-brasband, majorette,choir groups) . Group leadre will meet with School director, gift exchange, children will go to classrooms together with Turkish students 4 or 5 together (sport-music-picture or English classes should be preferred)guest students will be join art activities.Groups will have lunch at the school.Turkish students will teach to the guest student art paint and Tradional Turkish dances. groups will teach own dance all students.
II - ACCOMMODATION : For participant Children, there are 2 options:
1-) 3 STAR Hotel 140 EURO / person/ all Festival time (4 Days) Half-board in hotel. each room has 2-3 beds , hotel is Centrum in Kadikoy.Lunch will be at the school.. If groups come 30 more than people one group leader free .
2-) 4 STAR Hotel 155 EURO / person/ all Festival time (4 Days), Half-board in a hotel. each room has 2-3 beds : toilets and showers in the room. hotel is Centrum in Kadikoy. If groups come 30 more than people one group leader free .
III- PERFORMANCE : All groups will performance max 15 minute indoor concert hall and school concert hall. 2 Times. Performances can be with live music or CD. Please inform us short brief about your group background by the way a few nice photos of your group with attachment file. If you are agree and accept the conditions please fill up Official application form and send it back to us with attachment file. If you have similar organization in your country, we are willing to take part in 2016.
TRANSPORTATION: Health insurance should be provided by the group itself, groups are responsible theirs own travel expenses to Istanbul and return. If groups come by plane, we will hire a bus for their transportations from/to Airport/School and it cost 1200 Euros Groups will pay it. If groups come to the festival by their own bus, at the period of the festival they will use their own bus for all ground transportations.
ACTIVITIES DURING THE FESTIVAL
What you will have of your leisure time at the period of festival? , here they are: The main goal at theinternational folklore festivalis all the participants who return home to gain a lot of new friends and great memories .
HISTORICAL TOUR : You will also be able to notice the affect of OTTOMAN – BYZANTIUM cultures. You are going to see famous TOPKAPI PLACE that has served the residence and political headquarter for ottoman sultans for 400 years, SULTANAHMET MOSQUE, and Blue mosque and SAINT SOPHIA.
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 entertainment’s of shopping mix the east and west.
PRIVATE BOAT TOUR : A traditional excursion by private boat along the waterway (BOSPHORUS) its30 km long separating EUROPE-ASIA will be excellent and full of unforgettable breathtaking sceneries. Duration in four hours you can not imagine how amusing funs you will have, let us allow explaining you. You will listen our best pop songs, belly dance music’s. Previously of our festivals this trip was always one of the best free time activities, popular event during the festival all the groups enjoyed themselves very much. Please have everyone bring their swimming suits for sunbath. This excursion cost is 10 EURO per person.
If Participation groups want to see visit one day : Panaroma 1453( panaromik museum) http://panoramikmuze.com/ – Akvarium turkazoo http://www.turkuazoo.com/tr/ – Dinazorus ( jurassicland) http://www.jurassicland.com.tr/ Forum istanbul http://www.forumistanbul.com.tr/ big supermarket shopping centrum.
Darica zoo http://www.farukyalcinzoo.com/
Finally we say the ISTANBUL CILDREN festival will stay with you unforgettable wonderful sweet memories the rest of your life forever. If you are interest to participate festival please ask THE APPLICATION from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finally we say the ISTANBUL festival will stay with you unforgettable wonderful sweet memories the rest of your life forever. www.harmanfolk.com/winterfest.htm
ADRESS: HARMAN FOLK CULTURE & FESTIVAL ORGANISATION :
Rasim Pasa Mah. Macit Erbudak Sok. No: 34/1 34716 Kadıköy / ISTANBUL / TURKIYE
Tel:++90 216 346 13 54 Faks:++90 216 346 13 08 e-mail: email@example.com