XXIV. ISTANBUL HARMANFOLK CULTURE SUMMER FESTIVALS
17-21 JULY - 27-31 AUGUST FESTIVALS TURKIYE
**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 . HARMANFOLK CULTURE & FESTIVAL ORG. arranges six different INT. CULTURE FESTIVAL every year in TURKEY. folk music, brass band, Chorus, Modern dance, theatre groups from all ages take place in ISTANBUL.
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. Performances are approximately minumum 5 max 10 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 .
CATEGORIES : FOLK DANCE ( Traditional folk dance – cerography modern folk dance ) - FOLK MUSIC – FOLK INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC, CHORUS GROUPS ,MODERN DANCE, BRASS BAND MAJORETTE, SOLO- DUET groups. CHILDREN YOUTH ADULTS
*** 3 STAR HOTEL 160 € / per person/ all Festival 4 NIGHTS 5 DAYS
We will provide to you Two meals per day (Breakfast+Dinner) and accommodation at the hotels ISTANBUL centrum each room has 2-3 beds. free internet wifi. participant groups will be given a maximum of 3 twin or double rooms. An extra fee is charged for single and extra double rooms.
***** 5 STAR HOTEL 210 € / per person/ all Festival 4 NIGHTS 5 DAYS
provide to you Two meals per day (Breakfast+Dinner) and
accommodation at the hotels ISTANBUL centrum each room has
2-3 beds. summer + winter swimming pool + sauna+ Turkish hamam, open buffet traditional + country breakfast+ dinner.
If group come more than 20 people 1 free , 40 people and more 2 free
If groups want to lunch pocket we can arrange it.
TRANSPORTATION; If the groups will come with their own buses,they will make all trips with their own bus. Groups are 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. . If group number of participant less than 14 per person per day bus cost is 20 euro €. , more than 15 people per person per day 15 euro €. for the solo duet participate Between 1-4 people cost per person per day 30 euro € .
If groups want to vizit historical cities ( Bursa -Antalya - Side pamukkale- Capadokia) we can arrange before or after festival..
P.S: All payme
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.
TURKISH HAMAM GRAND BAZAAR DERWISH SHOW
PROGRAMME & FREE ACTIVITIES
1 DAY : Groups coming by bus, or plane Harman folk guide will meet the Groups /Istanbul in the afternoon.
2 DAY : 09:30 All Groups must be ready in the bus just on time, moving from dormitory to Europe part, visiting historical area SULTAN AHMET mosque (Free) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMEYYJynosE TOPKAPI PLACE and ST. SOPHIA ( If groups want to visit give entry fee) and directly to very well known ,the oldest biggest covered shopping centre in the World GRAND BAAZAR. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OV3lGaFN4ms
3 DAY : 10:00 -12 : 00 BOAT TOUR
4 DAY : Free time shopping possibility Shopping BAGDAT CAD , KADIKOY, MALTEPE .PUBLIC BAAZAR. if group want to swiming the marmara sea we can arrange in kadikoy.
PARTICIPATED COUNTRIES : ( 2000-2023 )( America, Armenia , Ba
( folklore, bra