Program & Competitions

Rakkas Istanbul Festival

"Biggest & The Best Oriental Dance Festival in Turkey"

3 - 6 September 2021

Program & Competition 2021

3rd SEPTEMBER 2021

Welcome to Istanbul. Today is the arrival day. Upon checking in Kalyon Hotel, please present yourself to Rakkas Istanbul Info Desk and your welcome gift is waiting for you!

 

20:00 “GRAND OPENING GALA SHOW”

Enjoy a night of shows with International Stars along with a full course dinner ( Dinner in Hotel Restaurant)

 But first don’t forget to make Photoshooting in RAKKAS ISTANBUL RED CARPET !!!

 

4th SEPTEMBER 2021

 

09:00 (9:00am) - 18:30 (6:30pm) - Workshops

19:00 - 20:30 (7:00pm - 8:30pm) Dinner in Hotel Restaurant.

 

20:30 “OPEN STAGE WORLD SHOW “ 

It's time to dance for the other festival guests. Solo, duet, trio, group, raks sharqi, Turkish style, gypsy style, bollwood, tribal, fusion, .....all styles and performances are welcomed. If you wish to participate in the open stage show, please do not forget to mark in your registration form.

Participation is free of charge, but place is limited so advance registration is recommended.

The song for Open Stage Show MAXIMUM 3:00 MINUTES !!!!!!!

 

5th SEPTEMBER 2021

09:00 (9:00am) - 18:30 (6:30pm) - Workshops

19:00 - 20:30 (7:00pm - 8:30pm) Dinner in Hotel Restaurant.

 

20:00 “BELLY DANCE STAR 2021 COMPETITION “

Get ready to show your skils and talent in front of the professional jury as well as the audience

If you wish to participate in the competition, please do not forget to mark in your registration form.

Competition fee can be paid during the festival to the information desk.

Place is limited so advance registration is recommended.

The song for competition can be

!!!!!!! MAXIMUM 3:00 MINUTES !!!!!!!

 

Rakkas Istanbul offer you to try your skill and enjoy yourself front of international professional judge !

Rakkas Istanbul Festival hosting “BELLYDANCE STAR” Oriental Dance Competition

 

*The winnar of Bellydance Star 2021 “RAQS SHARKI” category 

will get 50% discount for Rakkas Istanbul Festival 2022 !  ”

–   

*The winnar of Bellydance Star 2021 “TURKISH STYLE” category

will  get 50% discount for Rakkas Istanbul Festival 2022 !  ”

*The winnar of Bellydance Star 2021 “ SHOW FUSION” category

will get 50% discount for Rakkas Istanbul Festival 2022 ! 

*The winnar of Bellydance Star 2021 “FOLKLORE” category

will get 50% discount for Rakkas Istanbul Festival 2022 !  "

!!! Don’t Miss your chance !!!

 

More info & details in Competition Page !

IMPORTANT 

For participate to the competition you need to register to Full package or Festival Package or minimum 4 workshops need to take !!!

 

 

6th SEPTEMBER 2021

Today we are saying goodbye to Istanbul and our fellow belly dancer friends. Check out is 12:00

Rakkas Istanbul Festival 2021 DVD will be ready ! Don't forget to purchase your one !!!

During the festival, you will have the chance to shop around the costume bazaar that will be present in your hotel. They are all waiting for you to choose your dream costume !!!

Festival or Full Package is included 

*Room (shaaring 2 up to 3 persoon) with breakfast, 3 nights dinner.

*All hotel facilities.

*Opening Gala show with international Stars.

*Wacth to Competition and open stage show (dinner in hotel restaurant )

*All the workshops. More then 35 hours, from more then 15 Turkish & International Masters ( you can take how much you want !!!!)

Rules for Competition & Open Stage Show 

 1- Your music should be maximum 3:00 minutes !!!  If  it  is longer, DJ will have to fade out the music at the end of 3:00 minutes.

 2- Please send us your song and bring your music in a CD (no iphone / ipod,.. please).

 3- Please write down your name on the CD in English. There should be only one song in  the CD. Please bring a spare one just in case. It is your responsibility to make sure your music works. If your CD does not work, you won't be able to attend the competition. You will be able to take your CD back after the show.


  Competition Categories are as follows:

 - Raks Sharqi: Egyptian Style music & choreography ( Not drum solo only !!! )

 - Turkish Style: Turkish Music, Choreography (Not drum solo only !!! )

 - Show/fusion style: Veil, Sword, Poi, Fan veils, Drum solo

 - Folklor: Saidi, Baladi, Meleya lef, Turkish Gypsy Dance, Turkish Folklore,…. Any  other  Folklore style

 Please feel free to contact us if  you have any questions or enquiries. 

 See you very soon in Turkey!

 

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Competitions


Rakkas Istanbul Festival hosting “BELLYDANCE STAR” Oriental Dance Competition

 

*The winnar of Bellydance Star 2021 “RAQS SHARKI” category  

will get 50% discount for Rakkas Istanbul Festival 2022 !  ”

–-    

*The winnar of Bellydance Star 2021 “TURKISH STYLE” category

will get 50% discount for Rakkas Istanbul Festival 2022 !  ” 

*The winnar of Bellydance Star 2021 “ SHOW FUSION” category

will get 50% discount for Rakkas Istanbul Festival 2022 !  ”

*The winnar of Bellydance Star 2021 “FOLKLORE” category

will get 50% discount for Rakkas Istanbul Festival 2022 !  ”

Rakkas Istanbul offer you to try your skill and enjoy yourself front of international professional judge !

 

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P.S. Rakkas Istanbul Festival will not pay travelling cost, visa , passport cost or Accomodations !

 

"Bellydance Star" Competition

This competition will take place on the second night of the festival.

The competition will be in two parts : Solo & Group and 4 categories : Raqs Sharki, Turkish Style, Fusion & Show style, Folklore.

You can compete in 2 different category. Like “Raqs Sharki Style” AND/ OR “Turkish Style” OR  “Show/Fusion Style” (can be isis wings, fun veils, sword dance, drum solo, etc) For more info you can send us email.

 

Fees of the Competition

25€ / 30$ per person for solo

15€ / 20$ per person for group.

(Competition fees can pay in festival hotel to info desk)

 

Don’t wait to long to take your place in one of the competition.Place is limited !!

For participate to the competitions you need to fill in registration form ( be sure to make your deposit  payment )

 

!!! Your music must be maximum 3:00 minutes !!!

 

Tips for this competition: Try to stay in the category with your costume, style, music, choreo, etc

The winner is :

- Will have the title "Bellydance Star 2021" and will be announced on festival website and festival facebook, instagram, twitter page.

- Will get prize, certificate, crown,...

- Will get 50% discount for Rakkas Istanbul Festival 2022 !  ”

- Will perform in Gala Show of 2022.

And many more surprises.

 

 

 

Don't miss this chance to try your skills in front of international master jury and get feedback from them.

You never know maybe you are the "Bellydance Star 2021"

Just belive it and follow your dreams. Because if you belive enough your dreams can come true !!!

For more info or questions please don’t hesitate to contact : info@rakkasistanbul.com

 

IMPORTANT 

For participate to the competion you need to register to Full package or Festival Package or minimum 4 workshops need to take !!!

 

 

Why not extend your stay?

Contact us for more of Turkey.

 

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Optional Black Sea / Istanbul Tour

Please visite our

Optional Tour” page !!!