Welcome to Istanbul!
We are very excited and happy to be organizing the 8th Rakkas Istanbul Festival.
We have had a great Oriental experience in 2019, and it only gets better! We are proud to make new additions to our star teachers line up. Rakkas Istanbul team is inviting you to one of the most magical cities in the world, "Istanbul". Attend oriental dance workshops with many different styles from Egyptian to Turkish, to Tribal to Turkish Gypsy Style. Enjoy gala shows, open stage, competitions, costume bazaar and many more activities in a family atmosphere.
Rakkas Istanbul invites you to immerse in the world of belly dancing. This is a chance to learn from famous teachers, meet fellow belly & oriental dancers from all around the world, polish your skills and experience the culture where belly dancing was born. Come and join us for an unforgettable time in Istanbul!
Opening Gala Show with International Stars. How about watching your teachers and our guest dancers on stage? Enjoy two nights of shows with International Stars along with a full course dinner.
2 days - more than 35 hours.Unlimited attendance included in the festival package.Enjoy as many workshops as you like and many different colors of oriental dance.
Rakkas Istanbul offers you "Bellydance Star" competition. Get ready to show your skills and talent in front of the professional juries 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.
To participate to the competition or perform in the festival you need to register to Full package or Festival Package or take minimum 5 workshops.
OPEN STAGE WORLD SHOW
It's time to dance for the other festival guests. Solo, duet, trio, group, raks sharqi, Turkish style, gypsy style, bollywood, tribal, fusion, .....all styles and performances are welcomed. If you wish to participate in the open stage, please do not forget to mark in your registration form. Participation is free of charge, but place is limited so advance registration is recommended.
Find your dream costumes and many oriental ornaments from local costume designers.
Modern Accommodations with Spectacular Views
Relax in our recently refurbished, modern rooms decorated in earth-tones. Hard-wood floors, natural light shining through floor-to-ceiling windows offering remarkable views, and fine linens and plush pillows, all enrich the comfort you feel at our boutique hotel. Choose among rooms that offer stunning views of the Sea of Marmara and across to Asia, or our rooms with the picturesque views of the old city and Sultanhamet district.
Sultan Ahmet Mahallesi, Kennedy Cd. No34 34122 Fatih, Istanbul / Turkey
Phone :+90 212 517 44 00
**Full Package (including workshops, accommodation, shows and dinners,......)
*Festival Package (including workshops & shows)
Single Supplement: + €110 ( 120 USD$)
Before 14th Dec. 2019 €499 / $569
Until 1st April 2020 €559 / $639
After 1st April 2020 €599 / $699
Before 14th Dec. 2019 €309 / $369
Until 1st April 2020 €359 / $419
After 1st April 2020 €399 / $469
2 Days All Workshops: €309 / 369 US$
Daily Price All Workshops: €159 / 189 US$
Single Workshop: €60 / 70 US$
Companion Rate (Accommodation + Gala Shows)
Per Person in DBL Room: €299 / 349 US$
DBL Room Rate Per Night: €110 / 130 US$
SGL Room Rate Per Night: €90 / 110 US$
For Solo: 25€ / 30 US$
For Group: 15€ / 20 US$ (per person)
Competition fees can pay during to festival to “Rakkas Istanbul” info desk !!
Gala Show only (Gala show with Celebrity Stars)
Opening Gala Show: €40 / 50 US$