• 24rd Dance Festival of Europe
  • Contest Bellydancer of the World 2016
  • Extrablatt 01/2016
  • Festival 2016

Contest Info

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10th Contest Bellydancer of the World, Nov 26th +27th 2016

& Jury Show-Acts & Fair 

& C.O.D.E. (Certified Oriental Dance Education)

 

 

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Info & Details - 23rd Dance Festival of Europe

Grand Gala Show

Contest Bellydancer of the World & Jury-Show

Fair & Open-Stage

Workshop-Instructors

Workshops

Tickets

Festival Flyer Download (PDF, german)

Festival Info Download (PDF, english)

 

Disciplines

Classical-Oriental, Folklore, Oriental-Fusion/Phantasy, Tribal, Bollywood

 

Classical oriental

Raks Sharki, Oriental-Pop, veil dance (for entrance), floor work, Takseem, Drum Solo classical style, cymbals. Also modern Baladi and classical routines which include short folkloric pieces or entrances with accessories.


Folkloric: Egyptian, Arabic, Turkish, Balkan, Eastern:

Saidi-Stick or candelabra dance, malaya, tambourine, sword (Bedouin
style - for fusion or tribal sword see the tribal section below), Debke, Andalucian -Arabic, Moorish court dance, Bambouti (spoon dance), Derwish dance/Tanoura, Gypsy dance, Karshliamar, Ghawazee, Hagalla, Persian, Usbek, Tadjik, Zaar (trance), Saudi or Khalegi, Shaabi, traditional Balady, Fallahi etc.


Tribal/Tribal-Fusion

All tribal styles are allowed in this section with or without props: also Fat Chance Belly Dance style, Tribal fusion, Tribal Break beat, Gothic, Tribal sword and floor work, etc.


Oriental Fusion/Fantasy:

Oriental mix with spanish/flamenco influence, also Rumba, Tango, Jazz, modern dance, Afro, samba, Bellywood (oriental with Bollywood), acrobatic, feather boa, candles, Pharaonic dance, Isis-veil dance, veil dance, fanveils, Drum solo mix/fusion with other dance styles, etc. NB the oriental input into your dance style should be an obvious 50% or more to qualify for this discipline.


Bollywood
Indian dance and Bollywood


Several Disciplines can be considered together depending on no of contestants!

 

Categories
Several categories can be considered together - please specify on application
Solo m/f, Duet m/f, Group (3-7  people), Formation (more than 8 people)

 

Age Range
tots to age 6, kids to age 11  ( maybe judged together depending on number of contestants), junior (age 12-15), adults (16-54), seniors ( 55-)

 

Music (G.E.M.A- license-free!)
that means no SECAM – music (France) or SABAM (B), no PRS Music (England) nor ASCAP (US). But you can use for example music from www.Suhailainternational.com and www.Balaha-records.de and many other music.

Further, we do not allow at our festival, to use the "Oriental-Fantasy Music" distributed by B. & H. Cifuentes. Thank you.

Solo/Duet max. 3,3 Min and maximum 5 minutes (groups/formations) - limit may be shortened depending on the number of contestants. Recognisably Oriental music or percussion or classics) - no (Brit) pop chart songs!

Check your music here:
https://online.gema.de/werke/search.faces

 

Your entry will be judged on the following points
1) Choreography  - so please do tell us if you are using someone else's choreography!
2) Music, theme and rhythm interpretation
3) Technique
4) Timing & Synchronism (duo/group/formations dances)
5) Stage presence
6) Costume and presentation (NB. We are NOT looking at how expensive your costume is - just how well it fits with your act)
7) Group dances will be judged as a whole - solos in a group dance are allowed but should not overshadow the group performance.

 

Running order and rules
Round one - performance to own or named choregraphy , judged. 
Round two - Soloists only if time allows: Live drum solo - Improvisation to live percussion
 


To make it fun for both audience and participants and avoid getting into a "dance marathon" judges decision on each round will be final and there will not be separate "quarter" or "semi" final rounds. The dancer with the highest points across the four rounds wins! In case of too many registrations, the round 2 will be cancelled. We will inform you in this case early enough.

 

Show-Acts and Workshops with World Class Stars
During the contest we will also have a chance to enjoy the dancing of our dance jury and much more world dance stars with workshops from 24 through to 30/11/15
in the centre for oriental dance in Claubergstrasse 20 – 22, 47051 Duisburg.

 

Fees up to 15.10.15
Groups & Formations p.p. in Euro:
35,- registration fee (incl. 1 x personal free night Gala ticket for Nov 28 exclusively)
+ 11,- licence to participate
+ 11,- per person and for each entry/performance

Duo & solo p.p.
35,- registration fee (incl. 1 x personal free night Gala ticket for Nov 28 exclusively)
+ 11,- licence to participate
+ 15,- per person and for each entry/performance
+ booking of minimum 3 Festival WS für solo and minimum 2 WS for Duo p.p. Adults, (Kids/Junior minimum 1 WS booking)

 

Fees after the 15.10.15
Groups & Formations p.p. in Euro:
40,- registration fee (incl. 1 x personal free night Gala ticket for Nov 28 exclusively)
+ 11,- licence to participate
+ 22,- per person and for each entry/performance

Duo & solo p.p.
40,- registration fee (incl. 1 x personal free night Gala ticket for Nov 28 exclusively)
+ 11,- licence to participate
+ 30,- per person and for each entry/performance
+ booking of minimum 3 Festival WS für solo and minimum 2 WS for Duo p.p. Adults, (Kids/Junior minimum 1 WS booking)

 

Conditions of Booking/Registration
Booking by official booking form/written booking only to the address above.
A refund is possible in case of inability to attend but this MUST be notified to the organisers in writing AT LEAST TEN DAYS before the workshop/contest (Minus registration fees of 35/40 Euros for the contest p.p. and - 10 Euros registration fees for the WS per person). No refund is possible after this time although your workshop/contest registration can be transferred; again please notify us of the details of the new workshop participant/contestant in writing. WS changings 10 days before or during the WS/festivals: 5 euros per WS changing. thank you
Please note we are not insured for your personal possessions – please keep them with you at all times while in the venues.
With your written booking you agree with the conditions.


Payment by bank transfer. reference Contest/Festival 2015


Leyla Jouvana

name of the bank: Stadtsparkasse Duisburg, Filiale Koloniestrasse

Adress of the bank: Koloniestrasse, 47057 Duisburg
Germany
Iban-Nr. DE93 3505 0000 0227 0003 04
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WIFT-BIC: DUISDE33XXX


Video Policy
Filming is not allowed at the festival and at the Contest. Attention: A Media team will be filming the contest and your own performance will be available at the fair.

Contest and show prices for the audience
Sa Nov 28 Contest:
20 Euro in advance or 23 on the door for the whole afternoon including the fair, Contest Formations and Judges Show acts 
- 10 Euros exclusive discount if you buy a second ticket for the shows on 28th Night Gala or 29th of November Contest with all remaining categories and disciplines Combo ticket is valid for the same person and not shareable.
Combo ticket Saturday Nov 28 Contest & Night Gala : 39,-/41,-/44,-

So Nov 29 Contest day ticket
30,- in advance/33,- on the door for the whole day incl. Fair, Contest all disciplines and categories & Judges Show Acts.
- 10 Euros exclusive discount if you buy a 2nd ticket for the shows on 28th (valid only for the same person as combo ticket and not shareable.

 

Opening/beginning:

Sa Nov 28

Fair & Open stage opens at 1 pm

Contest opening/theatre 4 pm

Judges Show part 1 4:30 pm

Contest starts at 5pm – 6 pm

Gala shows opens at 7:30 pm, start at 8 pm

 

So Nov 29

Fair & Open stage opens at 12 pm/ noon time

Contest opening/theatre at 1:30 pm

Contest Junior all disciplines 1:45 pm

Contest Adults Groups Folklore & Tribal 2:30 pm

Judges Show part II ca 3 pm

Contest adults starts after the judges show ca 3:30 – 9:50 pm 

 

WS venue:
Tanzstudio Leyla Jouvana , Claubergstr. 20 – 22, in 47051 Duisburg Centre