Competition

If you have the competitive spirit, we invite you to test yourself in the professional level oriental dance competition in Serbia. As a competitor you will have the chance to distinguish yourself and be noticed, and also to win wonderful and valuable awards and continue your dance perfection.
Who will be Miss Oriental Fairytales 2018 Queen?

Conditions:
Professional category - professional dancers, teachers, winners of other contests, dance expirience more than three years.
Fusion category - Dancers of all levels, this category includes all the fusions with oriental dance, your performance must contain 50% minimum oriental dance! If you don't have belly dance elements in your show 50% min, the jury reserve the rights to disqualify you!
Live drum solo category with Artem Uzunov - Dancers of all levels. This category is improvisation category! Artem will play ONLY the music from his Cd "Let's do it!", Darbuka stories. So prepare yourself to improvize only on Artem's music! The 1st winner will get Artem's cup! Hurry up with registrations!
Rising star category - semi professional dancers, advanced level students, assistant teachers.
Group category - dancers of all levels, the group must be consist of at least 3 members.
Beginner category - students of beginner and intermediate level, dance expirience less than three years.
Kids category - children less than 13 years old.

Music limit for all categories is 3.5 min.

For solo categories:
Attention: The live drum solo category with Artem Uzunov, is the only one category which is not included in any festival pass! For this category you have to pay competition fee 20 eur, no matter which festival pass you attend!
If you participate the festival passes at least 160 eur value the participation at the competition for one categroy is free of charge, for all other categories exept drum solo.
For all other festival passes the comeptition fee is 20 eur, for all solo categories.
If one dancer wants to apply for two solo categories (oriental and fusion), than competition fee is 30 eur for both categories, in case you participate OFF All Inclusive, Full or Cairo Pack, than competition fee for 2 categories is free of charge!

For groups:
If member of the group participate festival passes at least 160 eur value the participation at the competition is free of charge for that member.
Otherwise the comeptition fee is 10 eur for each member of the group. The group must be consist of at least 3 members.
If member of the group wants to compete in solo category as well, than the competition fee is 25 eur for both categories, in case that member participate festival passes at least 160 eur value the competition fee for both categories is free of charge.
Look very good group discount here!

If one dancer wants to apply for 3 competition categories (oriental, fusion and group), competition fee for all three categories is 40 eur, in case you participate OFF All Inclusive, Full or Cairo Pack, than competition fee for 3 categories is free of charge!

If you don't participate in workshops at all the Competition, Opening and Closing Gala fee is 80 euros per person.

We don't have semifinals! Once you fill the conditions and register at the competition you go directly to the finals!
If you fill the condition, you can register for Opening or Closing Gala and Comeptition if you want. The number of performers for Gala Shows and competitons is very limited, so hurry up with registration!

To make your registration complete, with your application, you need to send us your videos, not older than six months. If it is determined, on the basis of videos, that you are not belong to the category for which you applied, the organizer reserves the rights to move you in some other competition category.

Notice: The organizer reserves the rights to publish the winning videos, from the Competition, on the official festival YouTube channel.

The competition will take place at the "Braca Stamenkovic" stage, in the beautiful building of the "Palilula" cultural center. Auditorium capacity of the hall is 466 seats. View Virtual Scene Tour here.

Registration for the competition until 01st March 2018. Registration are opened, welcome!

Prizes:

Professional category
     
First place: Second place: Third place:
Full pass package at Oriental Fairytales Festival 2019 in Belgrade, Serbia organized by Aruena;
Will perform at Oriental Fairytales 2019 teachers Gala Show;
Full pass package at LdB Festival 2018 in Thessaloniki, Grece organized by Lia Verra and Nikolas Kazakos;
Full pass package at Al Hayat Festival 2019 in Kyev, Ukraine
organized by Kristina Derkach;
Professional costume (400 eur value) by Kitti Szunomar, Dinasma design from Hungary;
Belly dance crown by Deyana costume design from Serbia;
Full pass package at Etna Belly Dance Festivan in Sicily 2019, Italy organized by Daniela Russo;
Full pass package at Isadora Cup Festival 2018 in Kyev, Ukraine organized by Julia Torgonska;
2 days free participation at Yalla Raqs Festival 2019 in Sansepolcro, Italy organized by Martina Tellini;
Yewerly set by Kitti Szunomar, Dinasma design from Hungary;
Full pass package at Cairo by Cyprus Festival 2018 in Cyprus organized by Silvana Hasna and Stella Zahir;
Full pass package at Ah ya Elbi Festival 2018 in Wroclaw, Poland organized by Marta Abir Lencer;
50% discount at Enigma of Arabia festival 2017 in Kyev, Ukraine organized by Dana Vahida;
Yewerly set by Kitti Szunomar, Dinasma design from Hungary;
     
Live drum solo category
     
First place: Second place: Third place:
Full Pass package at Roma Egyptian Passion Festival 2019 in Rome, Italy organized by Nadira Ram and Valentina Mahira;
Full pass package at Bellydance Drive Festival 2018 in Sevastopol, Ukraine organized by Marta Korzun;
Artem's cup;
Belly dance crown by Deyana costume design from Serbia;
Full pass package at Spirit of Cairo Festival 2018 in Berlin, Germany organized by Catherine Mancera;
Full pass package at Campus BellyFusion Legend festival 2018 in Assisi, Italy organized by Jalila Elisabeta Ricci;
Full pass package at Aria Festival 2018 in Sicily, Italy organized bu Helena Russo;
50% discount at Ah ya Elbi Festival 2018 in Wroclaw, Poland organized by Marta Abir Lencer;
1 day free at Yalla Raks Festival 2019 in Sansepolcro, Italy organized by Martina Tellini;
     
Fusion category
     
First place: Second place: Third place:
Full pass package at Tribal Fest Hanover, Germany 2018 organized by Asmahan el Zein;
Performing at one of the main shows of Tribal Fest Hanover 2018;
Free entrance to Tribal Trade Fair at Tribal Fest Hanover 2018;
Full pass package at BellyFusion Legend Festival 2018 in Assisi, Italy organized by Jalila Elisabeta Ricci;
Performing at BellyFusion Legend Festival 2018;
Belly dance crown with special fusion design by Deyana costume design from Serbia;
10 workshops at Tribal Umrah Festival (420 eur value) in Nice, France organized by Linda Luna Melani;
Full pass package at Siqelia Festival 2018 Sicily, Italy organized by Saida Dance and Maryam Rosa'D orientale;
Full pass package at Bellywood Festival 2019 in Kyev, Ukraine organized by Julia and Lora Rikker;
2 workshops at Fusion Fare Tribal Festival 2018 in Croatia organized by Suncica Dropulic;
Performing at main show of Fusion Fare Tribal Festival 2018;
     
Rising star category
     
First place: Second place: Third place:
Full pass at Hezz ya Wezz festival in Sofia, Bulgaria 2018, organized by Warda of Bulgaria;
Full pass package at Waves of Orient 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia organized by Nevena Zeina Salome;
50% discount at LdB Festival 2018 in Thessaloniki, Grece organized by Lia Verra and Nikolas Kazakos;
Professional costume by Vjekoslav costume design;
Full pass package at Ah ya Elbi Festival 2018 in Wroclaw, Poland organized by Marta Abir Lencer;
50% discount at Orient Black Sea Bulgaria Festival 2018 in Varna, Bulgaria organized by Anjela Atanasova;
Full pass package at Solaris Festival 2018 in Skadovsk, Ukraine organized by Marina Kuchkumova;
50% discount at Waves of Orient 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia organized by Nevena Zeina Salome;
     
Group category (prizes are valid for each member of the group)
     
First place: Second place: Third place:
50% discount at Cairo by Cyprus Festival 2018 in Cyprus organized by Silvana Hasna and Stella Zahir;
50% discount at Yalla Raks Festival 2019 in Sansepolcro, Italy organized by Martina Tellini;
50% discount at Ah ya Elbi Festival 2018 in Wroclaw, Poland organized by Marta Abir Lencer;
30% discount at Al Hayat Festival 2019 in Kyev, Ukraine organized by Kristina Derkach;
30% discount at LdB Festival 2018 in Thessaloniki, Grece organized by Lia Verra and Nikolas Kazakos;
1 day free with 2 days minimum participation at BellyFusion Legend Festival 2018 in Assisi, Italy organized by Jalila Elisabetta Ricci;
3 days participation to price of 2 days at Etna Belly Dance Festivan in Sicily 2019, Italy organized by Daniela Russo;
50% discount at Hezz ya Wezz Festival 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria organized by Warda of Bulgaria;
50% discount at Roma Egyptian Passion Festival 2019 in Rome, Italy organized by Nadira Ram and Valentina Mahira;
50% discount at Waves of Orient Festival 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia organized by Nevena Zeina Salome;
30 % discount at Ah ya Elbi Festival 2018 in Wroclaw, Poland organized by Marta Abir Lencer;
30% discount at Isadora Cup Festival 2018 in Kyev, Ukraine organized by Julia Torgonska;
1 day free with 2 days minimum participation at Campus BellyFusion Legend Festival 2018 in Assisi, Italy organized by Jalila Elisabetta Ricci;
50% discount at Solaris Festival 2018 in Skadovsk, Ukraine organized by Marina Kuchkumova;
50% discount at Orient Black Sea Bulgaria Festival 2018 in Varna, Bulgaria organized by Anjela Atanasova;
30 % discount at Ah ya Elbi Festival 2018 in Wroclaw, Poland organized by Marta Abir Lencer;
30% discount at Aria festival 2018 in Sicily, Italy organized by Helena Russo;
30% discount at Enigma of Arabia festival 2018 in Kyev, Ukraine organized by Dana Vahida;
     
Beginner category
     
First place: Second place: Third place:
Full pass package at World of Orient Festival 2019 in Hanover, Germany organized by Asmahan el Zein;
Free workshops at intensive Oriental Summer Tales weekend 2018 in
Aruena oriental dance studio Belgrade, Serbia;
Free workshops at intensive Glam oriental fusion weekend in Belgrade, Serbia organized by dance studio Salome;
Full pass package at Orient Black Sea Bulgaria Festival 2018 in Varna, Bulgaria organized by Anjela Atanasova;
Free workshops at intensive Oriental Summer Tales weekend 2018 in
Aruena oriental dance studio Belgrade, Serbia;
Full Pass package at NUR Bellydance Events 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria organized by Milena Videnova and Cvetina Danova;
Free workshops at intensive Oriental Winter Tales weekend 2018 in Aruena oriental dance studio Belgrade, Serbia;
     
Kids category
     
First place: Second place: Third place:
2 oriental workshops at Oriental Fairytales Festival 2019 in Belgrade, Serbia organized by Aruena;
Free workshops at intensive Oriental Summer Tales weekend 2018 in
Aruena oriental dance studio Belgrade, Serbia;
Free workshops at intensive Oriental Winter Tales weekend 2018 in
Aruena oriental dance studio Belgrade, Serbia;
Free workshops at intensive Oriental Summer Tales weekend 2018 in Aruena oriental dance studio Belgrade, Serbia;
Free workshops at intensive Glam oriental fusion weekend in Belgrade, Serbia organized by dance studio Salome;
Free workshops at intensive Oriental Winter Tales weekend 2018 in Aruena oriental dance studio Belgrade, Serbia;
50% discount at intensive Glam oriental fusion weekend in Belgrade, Serbia organized by dance studio Salome;

 

You can register:
via e-mail orientalfairytalesfest@gmail.com
via Phone +381 63 8 349 721 (Aruena)
via Facebook Aruena Orijentalni Ples (private message)
Welcome!

Jury

Location

All the evening activities will be held within the “Palilula” cultural center at the very heart of the beautiful city of Belgrade. The premises are modernly equipped with very big and beautiful theatre stage.

Main entrance address: Mitropolita Petra 8.

 

Welcome to Oriental Fairytales Festival - Belgrade, Serbia

It is with enormous pleasure and great honor that we present to you a unique festival of oriental dance in Serbia – Oriental Fairytales. Our oriental dance festival will provide you with the opportunity to learn from many internationally acclaimed instructors, the great names of contemporary oriental belly dance, as well as to share the stage with the stars of the international oriental belly dance scene, make new acquaintances and establish contacts. Through the competition part of the Oriental Fairytales festival you will have the opportunity to distinguish yourself and be noticed, as well as continue your dance perfecting by means of awards winning.

 

Workshops and accommodation of the participants, will be held in beautiful and luxorius Hotel Zira at the very heart of beautiful city of Belgrade. Address is Ruzveltova 35. All the evening programs will be held within the “Palilula” cultural center. Address is Mitropolita Petra 8. The premises are modernly equipped with very big theatre stage. Between this two locations is 15 min walking.

 

Relaxing workshops in thursday will be held in Aruena Oriental Dance Studio (Fitnes center Oaza, Address is Milorada Sapcanina across number 4). Welcome party will be held in beautiful and absolutely enchanting Lebanese restaurant "Hanan". Address is Svetogorska 2. All the locations are in the very center of Belgrade and near to each other.

 

The Oriental Fairytales team will be responsible for flawless organization of the event and ensure your comfort, and is always available for all your questions and inquiries.

 

Come and tell us your own oriental fairy tale. We are always here for you! You are more than welcome and we’re expecting your arrival!

 

Thursday: Relaxing workshops, Welcome Party

Friday: Workshops, International competition in kids, beginner and rising star category, Opening Show

Saturday: Workshops, Teachers Gala Show

Sunday: Workshops, International competition in fusion, group, professional and live drum solo category, Closing Show