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  • The participation of any dancer, amateur or professional, of both sexes is allowed;

  • The presentations will be of free artistic expression related and correlated with the Dances 

Arabs, such as Belly Dances, Folk Dances, Ethnic Dances, Tribal Dances, Gypsy Dances,
Indian Dances and Performances, among others;


  • Every Hathor Festival participant authorizes the use of their image by the event team

in any means of communication, for the purposes of disclosure, without any charges and restrictions;

  • The person responsible for the registered works, by signing the registration form, declares to be aware and of

in accordance with all the rules of this regulation;


  • In this online edition and in order to ensure compliance with the recommended measures

by the health authorities we guide the participants of collective categories that make the use of
masks and other measures to combat the pandemic;

  • It is subject to disqualification, as decided by the organization, including on a date subsequent to the
    announcement of the results, any participant who has a disrespectful attitude or who puts the
    physical and moral integrity of other competitors, organization and name of the festival;


  • The festival is not responsible for technical and connection failures of the participants. In case of
    If the participant has a problem with their transmission, they will receive guidance from the
    organization and will be transferred to the end of the category. If it is not possible to make the presentation o
    candidate until the end of their category they will be disqualified, and the festival will be exempt from
    any burden;

  • In extreme cases of power outage, connection or situations where it may endanger the
    organizing team, the event vetoes the right to change the pre-established time or date for its


  • Registration closes on September 24, 2021 or when vacancies run out



Important: The time established by regulation is the maximum limit for music and choreography, and it cannot exceed the exact time. The organization will have the right to veto registrations and presentations that exceed the time established in this regulation. There will be no margin of tolerance. Presentations that exceed the allowed time may be disqualified, even after the delivery of the awards.

Important: The withdrawal or non-attendance of any participant, after their registration has been completed, will be their sole responsibility, and the organization will not be responsible for any type of reimbursement or refund of the amount paid with the registrations.



Chapter IV - Reception


  • After the disclosure of candidates who will participate in the live stage, the finalists will be directed to an exclusive WhatsApp group in their category where they will receive all guidance and will be in direct contact with the event's organizing team.

Chapter V - Tests


  • Sunday, October 3rd, at 8pm we will have a meeting via Zoom  with important guidelines for the live grand final broadcasts. We recommend that the participants are at the place where they will carry out the transmission and with the devices that will be used for the necessary technical tests.


  • Chapter VI - Presentations


  • All categories with the exception of the Solo Master and the group categories will be presented in two phases. The first step will be the submission of the recorded video which will be posted on our official Instagram page @hathorfestival and sent to our jury for evaluation. Videos will be made available according to the order of entries;

  • It is important that the video is filmed in horizontal format, at a distance that allows the full framing of your dance, with good lighting (avoid colored lights or spotlights by  back), preferably with a neutral background and good audio quality. Videos with editing and editing during the dance will not be accepted;

  • The three choreographies that reach the highest overall scores in each category will be selected for the final stage live, and a fourth choreography will be chosen by public choice. The publication that reaches the highest number of comments will also be selected for the final live stage;

  • The videos will be made available on our page according to the order they are sent, after confirming your registration and sending the material, the organization has a period of up to three business days to post it on our page.  Participants who register in advance will have more time to publicize their participation and thus more chances to win their place for the final through popular vote. Share, like, comment and invite your friends and family to assemble your organized crowd;

  • IMPORTANT - the popular vote aims to increase the reach of publications and the dissemination of their dance. The event organizers have no way of verifying whether comments were made by people or through voting applications. We ask that everyone has an ethical posture with the other competitors and not use this resource, as the page may be blocked, thus harming the event and all participants. If it is proven that the candidate is using resources that may affect the progress of the event and other participants, it will be subject to disqualification;

  • The finalists will be announced on Saturday 2nd October at 9pm live stream on our Youtube channel HathorFestival ;

  • The Grand Finals of the Solo, Doubles and Trios categories will be Saturday and Sunday on October 9th and 10th, from 10 am with the four selected choreographies from each category, broadcast live on the Youtube Hathor Festival channel. The finalists will receive a link to access a Zoom room where they will make their presentation and it will be broadcast in real time on Youtube;

  • The Solo Mastere Grupos categories will take place in a single phase on Sunday 10th October, live broadcast by YoutubeHathor Festival;

  • The champions will be announced at the opening of the Gala Show, starting at 8pm on Sunday, October 10th, live via Youtube;

  • Presentations with live animals, plants and any objects that may or artifacts that may pose a risk to the participant will not be allowed. The use of fire on any type of object is not allowed: candles, cups, candelabra, among others. For this, use LED candles;

  • The presentation is completely naked, under penalty of elimination of the participant;

  • Important: The festival is not responsible for technical and connection failures of the participants. In case the participant has any problem with his transmission, he will receive guidance from the organization and will be transferred to the end of the category. Participants must film their presentations with another device as a backup copy, if it is not possible to perform the live broadcast, the event organization may request this footage. If it is not possible to make the presentation the candidate, until the end of his category, may be disqualified, and the festival will be exempt from any burden;

  • All participants registered in the competition mode will be able to request their marks by e-mail: from the 18th of October. No notes will be delivered on the day of the event. The judges' analysis will be expressed through written notes and an audio with recorded considerations about their presentation;

  • If there are less than four entries per category, candidates will automatically be approved for the live grand final;

  • After confirming their registration, cancellations or refunds cannot be requested. Finalists must communicate with the organization one hour before the start of their category to receive guidance and wait for their moment to enter live. The non-attendance of the participant at the time determined by the organizing committee will be understood as a withdrawal, with no reimbursement. There will be no changes in order or times of presentations. Please note that the live finals competitions will take place on Saturday and Sunday 9th and 10th October, starting at 10am;

  • The order of presentations is the sole responsibility of the festival's organizing committee, the scheduled times will be informed for each category, but the participant must be aware of the progress of the event and any delays, advances in their presentation and any technical adjustments;  

Child Solo Category              Forecast of start 10h             Saturday 9th of October

Youth Solo Category              Start forecast 10:40 am            Saturday 9th of October

Gypsy Amateur Solo Category        Expected start 11:20 am            Saturday 9th of October

Solo Professional Gypsy Category     12h start forecast              Saturday 9th of October

Solo Category Amateur Folklore       14h start forecast             Saturday 9th of October

Professional Folklore Solo Category    Start forecast 2:40 pm            Saturday 9th of October

Double Category / Modern Trio       Expected start at 3:20 pm            Saturday 9th of October

Double/Trio Folklore Category         16h start forecast             Saturday 9th of October

Double Category/Classic Trio        Expected start 4:40 pm            Saturday 9th of October

Queen Solo Category              10:00 start forecast             Sunday 10th of October

Amateur Solo Category             Start forecast 10:40 am           Sunday 10th of October

Professional Solo Category          Expected start 11:20 am            Sunday 10th of October

Master Solo Category              14h start forecast              Sunday 10th of October

Category Modern/Fusion Group     16h start forecast              Sunday 10th of October

Category Folklore Group            Expected start 4:50 pm            Sunday 10th of October

Classic Group Category           Start forecast 5:40 pm             Sunday 10th of October

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