Date: 24 – 28 June 2017
Location: Tivat, Montenegro
Director: Jovan Jonoski
Application Deadline: 10 June 2017
ORGANIZER OF THE FESTIVAL
The organizer of the festival is CAA “Pletenka” (KUD “Pletenka”) in collaboration with World Art Association of Festivals (WAAF).
Tivat is located in the central part of the Boka Kotorska bay.
Although it is the youngest town in the Boka region, Tivat has a lot of interesting and attractive destinations. Renaissance Summer House Buca in the ecntre of the city, Ostrvo Cvijeca (flowers’ island) with sacred monuments, Gornja Lastva, the old nucleus at an altitude of 300 m, the magnificent beach at Plavi Horizonti and the Island Sv. Nikola are tourist destinations that should be visited in Tivat. In the city itself there is the natural marina Kaliman. Tivat is also the only place at the littoral with an airport. There is also a choice of cultural events, such as Bocarska Olympiad and Ljetnje Feste.
But there is one TOP place – you must visit – Porto, Montenegro. Today, Tivat is one of hottest tourist spot on Mediterranean, because of Porto Montenegro – new modern marina for luxury yachts, with amazing settlement behind.
Borne out of the vision of its chief investor, Canadian businessman Peter Munk, Porto Montenegro’s state-of-the-art marina utilizes the existing infrastructure of the former Yugoslav naval facility upon which it is built. It will feature 630 berths for yachts, including the largest super yachts, and will provide the highest level of service and amenities for vessels of all sizes – including nearby dry-dock and repair facilities. In addition, the development will create a vibrant coastal community of waterfront residences, hotels and restaurants, shopping, water sports and leisure facilities.
But this is just a part of the story – the rest is the destination itself. Porto Montenegro lies within one of the world’s most idyllic nautical playgrounds: the Bay of Kotor. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Bay of Kotor is Europe’s southernmost fjord and the largest natural harbor in the eastern Mediterranean.
PURPOSE OF THE FESTIVAL
The main purpose of this festival is to bring different cultures closer through songs, dances, music and interesting national costumes. The main idea of the organizers is to bring to the festival different choirs, folklore and modern dance groups from different countries and different parts of the world and to give them the exclusive opportunity to display their artistry and creativity on the stage.
The participants will have the opportunity to meet new people, establish new friendships and learn about different cultures and traditions.
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.
GENERAL CONDITIONS OF THE FESTIVAL
Accommodation in hotels: 85 euro
85 euro per person for 3 nights half board (2 meals per day)
109 euro per person for 4 nights half board (2 meals per day)
PARTICIPATION FEE INCLUDES
Certificates for participation.
PARTICIPATION FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Day 1: 24.06.2017
Checking in the hotel, free time for individual activities
The organizer of the festival will give you a more precise timetable program with all of the activities during the festival days
Dinner in the hotel,
Day 2: 25.06.2017
Visiting the Old Town of Bar
Meeting: Group leaders and the organizer, in order to get to know each other in person and discuss details about the festival
Day 3: 26.06.2017
(Optional) Boat cruise – the boat sails from Bar to Budva; St.Stefan, Petrovac, Island St .Nikola, Queen’s Beach, Swimming and Entertainment (the cost for the boat cruise is 15 euro per person);
Parade on the main street and finishing in the location where the performances will take place;
Festival evening (Performances);
Day 4: 27.06.2017
Visiting Budva, Tivat, Kotor, … (Groups go on these excursions with their own bus);
Second festival night and closure of the festival;
Day 5: 28.06.2017
Checking out of the hotels
*The organizer reserves the right to make changes in the festival program.