Turkish song “Divane Aşık Gibi” from the north of the country.
SCENE 1. CHOROWOD
This procession from Yakutia is performed in three languages coming from the region (the first two call for a dance together, the third one tells about the Anabar river).
SCENE 2. ORUTU
A dance originally from Western Kenya, traditionally performed by the Luo ethnic group. The Orotu dance symbolizes happiness and is usually danced during the time of harvest.
SCENE 3. TRANSKVERAS
One of the most popular Lithuanian dances, danced during “Geguzine” (dancing evening).
SCENA 4. JARABE MIX
Traditional dance from Mexico representing the Mixe ethnic group, intermingled with ballroom dance (e.g. cha-cha) and Brazilian samba.
TRANSITION: Game “raz, dwa, trzy, baba jaga patrzy” with accompaniment of marimba, an instrument from Kenya.
SCENE 5. CIRCUS
Group scene – children show their talents.
TRANSITION: Ukrainian song “Odna Kalina”
SCENE 6. SARBA DANCE
Traditional Romanian dance Sarba.
SCENE 7. KAJONE
This scene features a Romani song as well as dances from Mexico, Lithuania, Romani culture, and ballroom dance.
TRANSITION – Polish song “Od buczku do buczku”.
SCENE 8. POLONEZ
Polish “walking” dance, traditionally performed at the beginning of the ball, inauguration, or other celebrations.
TRANSITION – Georgian song” Hmel Gorze,” a patriotic song about how the Georgians love their country and its natural beauty.
SCENE 9. RACHULI MIX
Georgian song “Pitna” – a romantic Georgian song about boy’s love for a girl, accompanied by the panduri instrument. Music and singing from Georgia, during which Georgian, Chechen, and Lithuanian dances are performed.
SCENE 10. INDIA DANCE + KRISHNA STORY
Kuchipudi is one of the eight most important classical Indian dances. In this scene, dancers perform on plates, usually reserved for the end of a performance. The scene also includes the story of Krishna’s childhood in which we see Krishna and his mother. Krishna steals butter and shares it with his friends.
TRANSITION – a song about Morocco and its famous cities. It is also a Moroccan request to God for peace and protection.
SCENE 11. HORON
Traditional Turkish dance called Horon, comes from the Black Sea region.
TRANSITION – Kenyan song “Safari Yetu” about travelling, performed in Swahili language.
SCENE 12. POLKA – folk dance very popular in Poland.
TRANSITION – a theater scene performed by the group from Ukraine “Under the Bridge.”
SCENE 13. ORE ORE
“Mikwars sadac tabibade” is a patriotic song about love for Svaneti (a region of Georgia) and its beautiful nature. During this song, a theater scene is performed, inspired by a legend from southern Iran (involving fishermen, sirens , etc.).
SCENE 14. RADIOACTIVE
Pop song “Radioactive”
SCENE 15. STRAMOSCEASCA
Stramosceasca dance is one of the most famous and one of the oldest Moldovan folk dances. It is a vehicle for Moldavian tradition, presented with the accompaniment of Moldovian folk music.
Groups from Białystok, Kosice, Przemyśl, Wałbrzych, Warsaw and Wroclaw say goodbye to the public.
THE PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN PREPARED BY CHILDREN ARTISTS AND BRAVE KIDS ARTISTIC INSTRUCTORS.
Foundation Good Romani Fairy Kesaj
Leader: Martina Koptová
Zahessi 5 – Fifth Zurab Anjaparidze Art School
Leader: Tamar Aragvishvili
Folk Dance Ensemble Seltinis
Leader: Julija Muningienė
Group RIDETO from Children’s Home in Krasne (Janusz Korczak Centre for Educational Care Services)
Leader: Urszula Borkowska
”Under the Bridge”
Leader: Svitlana Manita
Leader: Flavia Bittencourt
Leader: Ranjini Nair
Songs and Dance Group Wałbrzych
Leaders: Anastazja Grzeszak, Sylwia Salamaj
Leader: Ammi Hidai
Leader: Julia Powierza
Leader: Gica Paraipan
Leader: Kateryna Usmienstseva
Youth Association for Culture and Development (YACD) Aissawa Kids
Leader: Khalid Bentyeb
Szkoła Tańca Reverence/Reverence Dance School
Leader: Iulia Ursan
Leader: Andżelika Toborek
Group TFD (Turkish Folk Dancers)
Leader: Nalan Sarikabak
Donya Children’s Research Institute
Leader: Naghmeh Limooee
The Song and Dance Show Group
Leader: Violeta Vacaru
Youth Cultural Practitioners
Leader: Madina Demilova
The Arctic, Yakutia, Sakha Republic
Leader: Svetlana Fedorova
Leader: Viviane Clement
Leader: Rusudan Oniani
Koinonia Children Team
Leader: Peter Kipngetich Cherono
Leaders: Elmelda Mashingo, Ewelina Dublanska
Ewa Hubar, Jolanta Sikorska, Magdalena Nykiel, Marcin Misiura, Nataša Cápová, Mary Sadowska, Ilona Krawczyk, Creo Kellab, Kasia Venka Godlewska, Mateusz Mefo Godlewski, Kasia Timingeriu, Gabriel Almagro
Leo Lau Chung Chak (BK 2012, Hong Kong)
Wong Chau Yi (Helen) (BK 2013, Hong Kong)
Ali Al-Hasani (BK 2011, Palestine)
Michaela Komarova (BK 2015, Slovakia)