Artek - The 8th International Children's Festival

Sun Jun 01 2008

The 8th International Children’s Festival

“Let’s change the world for the better!”

It is held from 16th of July to 5th of August 2009 at the world know International Children Centre “Artek”, Crimea , Ukraine. “Artek” projects in the UK is initiated and promoted by The Chernobyl Relief Foundation in the United Kingdom. Since 2004 it has been successfully implemented as the Child-to-Child project. This year the group of 10 gifted British children will represent the United Kingdom at the Festival approved by UNESCO as the best international youth project.

The Festival aims to promote international friendship and understanding between children of more than 80 countries. Talented children of 11-15 years of age children represent their countries in various sports and cultural events and participate in the fun-packed programme of the Festival - all in the unique setting of a beautiful seaside resort:

Master-classes on singing, circus, theatre, choreography, instrumental music, painting workshops, play shows, young DJs, entertainers, singers and dancers competitions, concerts, entertainment shows, sightseeing tours

Meetings with well known politicians and celebrities

The delegations from each country will be expected to make a presentation of their own country during a special show “Day of Peace” - one of the main events of the Festival which is world broadcast by TV.

The children would be provided free accommodation and full board in “Artek” for three weeks but they travel at their own cost.

No visa needed to travel to Ukraine.

For more details about the festival please visit the official website