E-mail : info.waaf@yahoo.com
Phone : +389 46 200 - 032
Duration: 20 Jun 2018 - 24 Jun 2018
Location: Bar, Petrovac, Sutomore, Montenegro
Price: 65€
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Director: Ognjen Vucevic
Application Deadline: 15 May 2018

Bar represents a modern town that is expanding every day. Although it is a port town, it is amazingly clean and has many developed green areas. Around it there are many tourist attractions.
Despite the important of Bar as a traffic hub for Montenegro, the city is anything but touristy. There are only a few attractions worth visiting in the city. The Palace of King Nikola is located on the promenade, facing the sea and was built in 1885 with a chapel and a winter garden. The palace now houses a local museum with a section devoted to the narrow gauge railway that ran from Bar to Virpazar in 1908. Renovations to the city made in the 16th century under the Venetian rule, changed the entrance to the city from a large tower to a church and a relief of St. Mark’s lion that remains well preserved to this day. The Omerbašoća Mosque (1662) still stands facing the entrance alongside the Tomb of Dervish Hassan and a dry drinking foundation with Arabic inscriptions. In the suburbs, not far from the city’s center stands an olive tree as old as Christianity itself—more than 2000 years. This olive tree symbolizes the lifeblood of Bar and both the olive tree and olive oil are symbols of Bar.
The most important tourist site in Bar is the Stari Bar, also known as Old Bar. Stari Bar, unlike the newer parts of the city, is not near the sea—it instead rests on a hill, where it was first erected by the Illyrians as a fortified city. Inside the Stari Bar, tourists will find the remains of the two main churches of the old city, St. Catherine (14th century) and St. Veneranda (15th century), along with the Church of St. Nikola, erected in 1288 and the massive aqueduct that supplied the town with fresh water.
The Romans had the right idea, building their summer villas on this lovely bay. If only the new crop of developers had a scrap of their classic good taste. Still, once you get down to the pretty beachside promenade where lush Mediterranean plants perfume the air and a 16th-century Venetian fortress guards a tiny stone harbour, the aberrations up the hill are barely visible. This is one of the best places on the coast for families: the accommodation is reasonably priced, the water is clear and kids roam the esplanade at night with impunity.
Sutomore is a tourism oriented community. It is a popular destination and a weekend resort, catering to tourists from Montenegro and the surrounding region. It is popular for its 2 km (1 mi) long sandy beach and vibrant nightlife.
The ease of access, coupled with its beach, has made Sutomore very popular budget destination. Sutomore is a good choice for your holiday’s point of rest, providing close links to multiple other Montenegrin cities and their amenities. Even Sutomore it self, being a small county – in a small country, might surprise you with it’s bilateral character: from being partly ‘urban’ with buzzy night life, and sometimes amazingly crowded; to an other, more natural face of small hidden beaches and envious (but neglected) cultural heritage.
Sutomore’s beach promenade is lined with numerous bars, cafes, fast food restaurants and nightclubs, while it is more affordable than the ‘upscale’ resort of Budva.

The organizer of the festival is Cultural Art Society “ Jedinstvo” Bar – founded in 1910. With its 102 years of existence, the Cultural Art Society’s goal is to gather around young people and offer them the opportunity to meet new people, establish new friendships and learn about different cultures and traditions, which is also the main purpose of this festival.
The idea of the festival is to develop communication and dialogue between diverse cultures, by nurturing tradition as well as modern dance styles, thus combining the traditional and the modern in a timeline that will take the spectators from history to modern times.

  • Groups from all over the world can take part in this festival.
  • Participants of female, male, mixed and children’s choirs in all genres of music; acappella, or with musical accompaniment are welcome to apply.
  • The number of participants and followers is not limited.
  • There is no restriction on age of the participants
  • The organizers provide an invitation
  • The program of each composition must be within 10 – 15 minutes
  • The ensembles must bear the flag of their country
  • It is also necessary to visibly display panel on which the name of your group and the name of your country is inscribed.
  • It is recommended that groups should bring about 12 – 15 small gifts for exchange.
  • Participants may be presented by live music or music on flash memory
  • To participate in the festival, groups need to send an application form, artistic history and photos of the group

Accommodation in hotels: 
  • 83 euros per person for 3 nights of stay with half board (2 meals per day)
  • 103 euros per person for 4 nights of stay with half board (2 meals per day)

  • Accommodation according to the price selected and meals (HB: breakfast and dinner)
  • For 24 participants in a group, the 25th will be free of charge
  • Advertising of the festival
  • Diplomas, certificates, invitation and souvenirs
  • Free parking for the bus
  • On request, a professional tour guide can be hired to accompany the group on their excursions, but the travel guide expenses will be covered by the group

  • Health insurance (First Aid and Medical Hospital will be available, medical services must be covered by the group).
  • Any museum’s admissions and ticketing
  • Any additional transfer and tours
  • Additional lunch (depending on the hotel)
  • Additional payment for 1/2 rooms is 5 Euros per person per night
  • Additional payment for a single person in a single room is 50% of the price
  • Montenegrin tax and Insurance – 1.5 Euros per person per day

Day 1: 20.06.2018
-Checking in the hotel
-Welcome reception
-Dinner in the hotel
– Free time for individual activities
Day 2: 21.06.2018
-Breakfast in the hotel
-Visiting the Old Town of Bar
-Official opening of the festival (first festival evening) in Bar
-Dinner in the hotel
Day 3: 22.06.2018
-Breakfast in the hotel
-Free time for individual activities
-Closing ceremony of the festival in Petrovac
-Dinner in the hotel
Day 4  23.06.2018
-Breakfast in the hotel
-Visiting Sutomore (Groups go on these excursions with their own bus);
-Dinner in the hotel
Day 5 : 24.06.2018  
-Breakfast in the hotel
-Checking out of the hotels

*The organizer reserves the right to make changes in the festival program
Any group willing to participate must submit an Application form.
Approved groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.