For the means of a better organization, we ask you to follow what has been established.
RegistrationEnrollment for the XV Encounter will start on 1st March 2013.
The deadline is due to the 31st August 2013. By this date the attendants must have paid the full amount of the registration fee.
This modality of full payment is added for the means of a better accreditation, trying to avoid any delays at the moment of entering into the Golden Center.
If the number of vacancies is fullfilled before the 31st. August, the staff will inform this new state of affairs by e-mail and the information will also appear on this web site. All the registration forms which may be sent by mail and received after the date of this announcement will be rejected.
FeesAttendants from Argentina
Registration fee to the XV Encounter for students attending the Arabian Dance School is $ 750,- (SEVEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY ARGENTINIAN PESOS). The fee for those who have attended the XIV EIDA is $ 800,- (EIGHT HUNDRED ARGENTINIAN PESOS) and for the rest of the attendants is $ 850,- (EIGHT HUNDRED AND FIFTY ARGENTINIAN PESOS)
Attendants from abroad
Registration fee to the XV Encounter for those who have attended the XIV EIDA is u$s160,- (ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY AMERICAN DOLLARS). The fee for the rest of the attendants is u$s180,- (ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY AMERICAN DOLLARS).
Payment for foreing attendants
Attendants should deposit the registration fee through Western Union, to the following address:
Fernando Adrián Corona
Dr. Tomás de Anchorena N.º 364
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Once the payment is done, attendants should inform the organization by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone to 0054-11-4867-6578, recalling complete name and last name, Nº of transaction and deposit, date and nation.
The holders will not be responsible of possible lost or for being unable of cashing the money due to the wrong filling of the information. We suggest that attendants pay extra attention when they carry out the necessary procedures for the payment.
EIDA CardThis card was created to grant discount in the registration fee plus some other benefits. This year all attendants to the XV Encounter will be able to obtain it in order to enjoy all its benefits during EIDA XVI.
AccreditationsAccreditions will be during the hours established in the schedule of the event.
There will be national and international tables of accreditation for a better and quicker job. If vacancies are available, new accreditation tables are going to be opened for that purpose.
At the moment of cancelling the full amount of the registration fee, the attendant will recieve an accreditation badge. On this badge, the attendant will find his full name and last name, number of accreditation and color assigned group of work (for a better organization of workshops). Attendants must have this badge always visible, over their clothes during the three days of workshops. This badge will also be needed to enter to the Gala Show on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
WorkshopsThe starting time and ending of the workshops will be respected during the event.
Attendants must have the accreditation badge always visible with the color assigned group of work.
Attendants must respect the color assigned group of work.
The use of photo and video cameras is strongly forbidden during the workshops.
In case of any attendant uses a photo or video camera, a security guard will keep it in custody. The decision of this prohibition is due to contractual clauses with the guests stars.
These cameras can only be used during the breaks, when the teachers agree to take the photo.
Attendants must attend the workshops with the necessary equipment.
Food and drinks are forbidden into the room.
Smoking is forbidden.
The holders of the Encounter and the authorities of the Golden Center, will not be responsible for any losts.
We suggest that the attendants watch their belongings and think of the posibility of using safe padlocks.
Please, notice this!
It is strictly forbidden to enter the venue with any person (relatives, friends, etc.), during the event. All those who may wish to enter will have to fully pay the registration fee.
Certificates of AttendanceThe Certificate of Attendance presented by the XV Encounter will only certify participation in the workshops. It does not have any academic credits since it is not a degree nor a diploma to be presented to any educational institution.
The certificate will be handed out to the attendants during the last day of the Encounter. Attendants will have to show their accreditation badges in order to be given them.
Gala Shows XV EncounterThere will be 3 Gala Shows, in the nights of Thursday 26th, Friday 27th and Saturday 28th September 2013. On the Saturday night, the enrolled groups in the XV Encounter will take part in "The Great Gala Show".
Since every year we greatly welcome so many dancing groups, only the first fifteen enrolled groups will be allow to participate in the "The Great Gala Show", without any exceptions. Otherwise the Gala Show turns to be too long.
The deadline to participate, as well as the reception of the technical form and the music, is on 31st August 2013.
Any institution that has registered for the Encounter will be able to participate in the event.
Only 6 people minimum on stage are allowed.
The choreography must last no longer than 5 minutes.
Please, respect the time established for that purpose, since the organization will cut the music down when 5 minutes have passed.
The 2 copies of the CD with the music for the choreography with the corresponding form attached to it should be taken in person or by mail to Arabian Dance School (Dr. Tomás de Anchorena N.º 364 - CPA C1170ACF - Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires - República Argentina) before the 31st August 2013. CD's must include the following information: complete name of the institution and instructor, number of track and time lasting period. The institution or school which has not sent the CD's and the form mentioned above, will not be able to participate.
The organization will award all groups with an honour certificate for their participation in the Gala Show.
Attendants already registered for the XV Encounter will not pay any fee for the Gala Shows. They only have to show their accreditation badges.
It is strictly forbidden the presence of relatives or friends in the dressing rooms.
It is strictly forbidden the use of photo and video cameras during the shows.
In case of any person uses a photo or video camera, a security guard will keep it in custody. The decision of this prohibition is due to contractual clauses with the guests stars.
Gala Shows Schedule
Open Gala Show: Thursday, September 26th at 08:00 p.m.
Super Gala Show: Friday, September 27th at 09:00 p.m.
The Great Gala Show: Saturday, September 28th at 08:00 p.m.
Doors will be opened an hour earlier than the time indicated.
The amphitheater will be divided into two different sectors:
Sector A: for the attendants.
Sector B: for the public.
Venue Golden CenterThe Golden Center Resort is equipped with:
- Changing rooms with showers.
- Free parking lot for 1.500 cars.
In addition to this, attendants will enjoy:
- Buffet with economic menues.
- Checkroom to leave your belongings in a safe place.
Sale StandsAttendants will find stands selling several dancing items. They will be able to purchase CD's, videos, books, dancing clothes, finger cymbals, and much more!
Translated by Mabel Pan and Salomé Mayo.