Euro Raks Team Saturday, 09 March 2013 12:49

Welcome to:

Euro Raks - International Oriental Dance Congress


Organizer: Academy of Arabic Dance "Suraiya"
Poland – 10-13.04.2013 
Katowice city (Airport: Katowice-Pyrzowice)
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Previous 3 editions of Euro Raks were a big success gathering in each of the main workshops over 100 polish and international oriental dance enthusiasts!


Now we are back to prepare for you our next Euro Raks in april 2014!!!!!

The Euro Raks Team is an amazing mixture of world best teachers of various styles and generations! Be sure to join our event – we promise it will be an unforgettable experience!!!

 
Guest Stars of Euro Raks Congress 2014:

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Workshops Friday, 05 April 2013 01:52

Euro Raks IV   - 2014

10-13.04.2014 - KATOWICE CITY, POLAND

Join the more prestigious and glamurous festival in Poland and one of the most popular and famous in Europe!!!

 

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Shows Friday, 05 April 2013 01:57

EURO RAKS III - 10-14.04.2014

3 UNFORGATTABLE SHOWS!


 


IF YOU CONSIDER YOURSELF AS A BELLY DANCE FAN YOU CAN'T MISS ANY OF THESE SHOWS!!!

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Competitions Friday, 05 April 2013 02:02


Euro Raks IV





Prestigious Title:  EUROPEAN  BELLYDANCER / BELLY DANCE GROUP OF THE YEAR 2014

In previous years many famous dancers won this title: Marta Korzun, Daila, Natalia Rubtsova, Jana Siklakova and others!!! It is time to start your international career!!!!!

Competitions will take place on Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Starting fees include a show ticket for the day contest takes place (excluding tickets for first 4 raws)

All contest performances are based on cd music and should take place on stage only. Performers can present their own choreographies or improvise. In case they use choreography belonging to someone else it must be montioned in contest aplication!!!


Categories and time limits:



* Thursday - 20:00 -  Jury: info soon


I - DUETS/GROUPS - ORIENTAL+FOLKLORE - MAX. 3:45, starting fee: 40 euro for group


* Friday - 20:00 - Jury: info soon


I - SOLO PRO - RAKS SHARKI - MAX. 3:00  -  starting fee: 25 euro

II - SOLO PRO - TABLA SOLO -  MAX. 2:30  -  starting fee: 25 euro
(best 6 dancers of Tabla solo Category will have a second round - performance to live tabla solo played by Karim Nagi!!!)


* Saturday - 20:00 -  Jury:  info soon


I - SOLO PRO - FOLKLORE - MAX. 2:30  -  starting fee: 25 euro

II - SOLO PRO - BELLY DANCE SHOW -  MAX. 2:30  -  starting fee: 25 euro

 

Number of spots in each category- LIMITED!!!



Starting fees should be send by money transfer latest till March 15th but by that time categories may be already FULL.

Starting fees are not refoundable!!!

SPONSORS:

RAKS MADRID FESTIVAL - SPAIN
ORIENTALICIOUS FESTIVAL - NETHERLANDS
ISADORA CUP - UKRAINE
EURO RAKS CONGRESS/EGYPTIAN FEVER FESTIVAL
SURAIYA DANCE ACADEMY - POLAND
RAKS SHARKY BAZAR  - POLAND


Fantastic prizes for solo winners of EURO RAKS IV - full info soon:


- diploma with the signature of all Jury Members
- a winning Trophy
- 3 free workshops during Raks Madrid Festival in Spain - sponsored by Nesma
- 2 fee workshops during Orientalishous Festival in Amsterdam, Netherlands - sponsored by Aisa Lafour
- 2 free workshops durIng Isadora Cup 2014, 6-9 november, Kiev, Ukraine - sponsored by Julia Torgonska
- free workshop (up to 150 PLN), possibility to teach and perform during next Suraiya’s event: Egyptian Fever Festival VI – November  2014
- free workshop with  Suraiya in Poland in 2014 (up to 80PLN)
- discount 50% on any product from Raks Sharky Bazar (up to 150 PLN),

II place - diploma, medal, gifts from Master Teachers (cd,dvd)

III place - diploma, medal, gifts from Master Teachers (cd,dvd)


Fantastic prizes for winners of a Group Category:


- diploma with the signature of all Jury Members
- a winning Trophy
- possibility to perform during Orientalisious Festival in Amsterdam
- free workshop (up to 70 PLN per person), possibility to perform during next Suraiya’s event: Egyptian Fever Festival VI – November  2014
- discount 50% on any product from Raks Sharky Bazar (up to 50 PLN per person),
- free workshop with  Suraiya in Poland in 2013 (up to 60PLN discount per person)

II place - diploma, medal, special gift  from Master Teachers (dc,dvd), 

III place - diploma, medal, special gift from Master Teachers (dc,dvd), 


Conditions:

   - TO BE ON THE COMPETITION LIST YOU ARE ASKED TO PAY A STARTING FEE - NUMBER OF PLACES FOR EACH CATEGORY IS LIMITED! BE  SURE TO PAY EARLY!

    -THE PRIORITY ON THE LISTS IS BOOKED FOR FULL PASS HOLDERS. YOU CAN COMPETE IF YOU PARTICIPATE IN MINIMUM 2 DAYS OF WORKSHOPS.

   - TILL THE MARCH 15TH SEND US TO This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. YOUR STAGE NAME, CATEGORY YOU WANT TO COMPETE IN, COUNTRY YOU COME FROM, DANCE STYLE YOU WILL PERFORM, NAME AND LENGH OF THE MUSIC, MUSIC TRACK, AUTHOR OF THE CHOREOGRAPHY, INFORMATION IF YOU START ON OR OFF STAGE

    -JUST IN CASE- HAVE AN EXTRA COPY OF YOUR CD, WITH YOUR NAME ON IT  AND INFO ON OR OFF STAGE, ONE TRACK ONLY !!! PLEASE PREPARE IT SEPERATELY FOR EACH CATEGORY YOU COMPETE IN!!!!

    -BE SURE THAT YOU HAVE DIFFERENT MUSIC=PERFORMANCE AND DIFFERENT COSTUME FOR EACH CATEGORY!!!! (IF YOU COMPETE IN MORE THEN 3 CATEGORIES YOU CAN REAPEAT THE COSTUME)

    -PLEASE RESPECT THE TIME LIMIT FOR EACH CATEGORY!!!!

    -FOR GROUPS- MINIMUM HALF OF THE GROUP MUST PARTICIPATE IN MINIMUM 2 DAY PASSES
    STARTING LISTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN PUBLIC LATEST BY 5TH OF APRIL 2014



ATTENTION:


IF YOU DON'T PARTICIPATE IN MINIMUM 2 DAY PASSES
YOU CAN WAIT UNTIL MARCH 15TH AND SIGN UP THEN FOR CONTEST IN CATEGORIES WITH FREE SPOTS. STARTING FEE IN THAT CASE IS 10 EURO HIGHER


GOOD LUCK!!!


Payment by money transfer - details:


Account number:
82 1140 2004 0000 3102 7324 0660

Account number: IBAN:
PL82 1140 2004 0000 3102 7324 0660

BIC NUMBER:
BREXPLPWMBK

Accound Holder :
PROFIT MANAGEMENT Z. SZYMAŁA

 
Accommodation Friday, 05 April 2013 02:05

PLACE OF THE EVENT



Katowice -  DWOREK POD LIPAMI

adress: Plac pod Lipami 1, Katowice City

http://www.dworekpodlipami.katowice.pl/


The venue of the event is a beautiful and warm theater in an old, industrial part of Katowice!

ALL YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE:

WORKSHOPS ROOMS, SHOW ROOM, CHANGING ROOMS, BAZAAR AREA, RESTAURANT, CAFETERIA, GREEN OUTDOOR AREA TO TAKE A REST, SHOWERS ETC


BIG SHOW ROOM FOR MAIN WORKSHOPS UP TO 100 PARTICIPANTS + BALLET ROOM UP TO 20 PARTICIPANTS.

Special price for a warm meal in the Dworek pod Lipami restaurant - 8 euro for a meal (3 options) with password Dance Festival.


ACCOMODATION:


WE RECOMMEND: EURO HOTEL- VERY AFFORDABLE HOTEL 3 KM FROM WORKSHOPS AND SHOW PLACE:
http://www.eurohotelkatowice.pl/

ALL EURO RAKS PARTICIPANTS ARE STAYING THERE!!!

ATTENTION: HOTEL OFFERS SPECIAL, VERY LOW PRICES FOR EURO RAKS PARTICIPANTS!

Only 15 euro per night per person - can be in the room for 2, 3, 4 persons.  Included breakfast!

Booking with the password : DANCE FESTIVAL.

Be sure to book early!!!!


ATTENTION - USEFUL INFO:

• REGISTRATION CODE: please be sure to remember your registration code we sent you in welcoming e-mail – for example: 15-FP-Smith – WE REALLY NEED IT WO WORK SMOOTHLY!!!

• SHOW, COMPETITIONS, OPEN STAGES - All performers- please have a copy of your CD with you – JUST IN CASE!
Stage info: size- 10m/12m. Entrances from both sides. Perfect to dance barefoot.

• PAYMENTS IN POLAND: PLN TO EURO rate: around 4 pln for 1 euro. Please make sure to have polish currency with you!!!

• TRANSPORTATION: Taxi from Euro Hotel to event place - around 4 euro - make sure you have polish currency PLN with you to pay without problems (around 15 PLN)
TAXI numbers: ECHO TAXI: 00 48 32 201 42 00, 00 48 509 144 899, 00 48 32 259 92 20
Taxi from the airport to event place during the day: around 25 euro. Direct bus from the Airport to Katowice Center: around 8 euros. Taxi from Katowice Center to event place around 6/7 euros

• WORKSHOPS, SHOWS ETC - EXTRA PAYMENTS AT ARRIVAL - if you are a foreigner you pay to organizers in EUROS! You don’t need to change euros to polish currency!!!

• MEALS AT THE EVENT PLACE – warm meal in the restaurant in special price for EFF participants: 8 euros.

PLEASE WRITE US WITH ANY QUESTIONS!!!
SEE YOU SOON IN POLAND!!!! WE ARE WAITING FOR YOU!!!!

Suraiya and Mansour Ibrahim


SURAIYA’S NUMBER 00 48 517 568 018
MANSOUR’S NUMBER: 00 48 729 684 101


YOU CANT MISS THIS EVENT!!!!!!!!

JOIN US AND SHARE OUR LOVE FOR ORIENTAL DANCE!!!
EURO RAKS TEAM:-)


Photo of Nikiszowiec- hystorical part of Katowice:



 


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