International Dance Competition «Eilat Dance Wave»

Eilat’s Wave
International Dance Festival – Competition

Welcome to Eilat in 2019!

Eilat is a place where visitors seem to have a great time and where children in particular seem blissfully happy. The warm waters of the Red Sea, home to some of the world’s most beautiful coral reefs, offer snorkeling, diving and swimming opportunities, and there are plenty of other attractions on offer, including hiking amid desert scenery, VAT-free shopping and an aquarium.

International Dance Festival — Competition is one of the great dance events in Israel.
The festival takes place in the best concert hall of Eilat (Tiatron Eilat) with concert’s stage 18×12 m. More than 1200 youth dancers took part in the first festival in 2018. The festival program includes Great Open Ceremony, Dance Contest, workshops, disco, meeting with foreign groups, VIP meetings for leaders of the groups, interview for TV and radio channels,
yacht ship with the best marine attractions that Eilat has to offer: tubing, banana boats, parasailing, jet ski.



  • Break-dance
  • Hip-Hop
  • Character Dance / Folk stage and authentic dance
  • Jazz, Modern, Contemporary
  • Freestyle, Pop
  • Sport show
  • Dance show

Size of group:

  • solo
  • small group up to 4 dancers
  • small group up to 8 dancers/for hip -hop and break-dance only/

Age of group:

  • first steps / for first year of study, up to 6 years
  • Kiddy – 1- 6-7 years
  • Kiddy – 2- 8-10 years
  • Teeny – 11-13 years
  • Youngsters – 14-16 years
  • Grown-up – 17+ years

Age of group /for Hip-Hop and Break-Dance only:

  • Kiddy – up to 12 years
  • Teeny- up to 16 years
  • Youngsters – 17 + years

Judges are outstanding Israeli and foreign choreographers and dancers.

Evaluation criteria:

  • Performance : Creativity, Staging, Spacing, Showmanship, Costume
  • Technique: Technical Skills, Synchronization, Musicality, Difficulty


  All participants receive commemorative diplomas and medals
  Memorable prizes are given to the winners of the competition – 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Grand prix


Participation in the festival is registered after submitting an application and paying a registration fee 50 euros per participant of contest. If the groups/participants want to take part in the additional nomination – they have to pay 10 euros per participant extra charges.

Each participant of the festival (group or soloist) submits an application and submits to the Organizing Committee the following documents, confirming the intention to take part in the festival:
  Completed application form
  Confirmation of a registration fee payment

In response to the application and in confirmation of payment, Organization Committee sends an official invitation to the group/soloist and offers booking of the hotel, transfer and touring program.
Deadline for registration – 1.02.2019

Flight, accommodation, transfer and excursions are paid by the participants of the competition. Organizers can offer accommodation in Eilat hotels (3-4 *) individually for each group upon its request. For each group, we will select an individual very interesting program across Israel for first acquaintance with Israeli heritage and culture.
For detailed information: email, tel/WhatsApp, Skype.


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