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Enrollments start first of May every year

Enrollments for the open stage start every year on the first of May. Performances are bases on the "first come, first served" principle . Unfortunately we cannot accept enrollments before this date, nor can we give priority to certain schools (even if you visit the festival every year, you are NOT automatically enrolled for the next edition). This seems most fair to us! If you cannot contact us on May 1st for any reason, of course you can have your enrollment sent in through somebody else (for example a friend sends an e-mail for the both of you). The fee for dancers also counts as your entrance fee and is 4€/person. You only have to pay this fee once, even if you are dancing multiple times.

You can enroll for the open stage by sending an e-mail to info@belly2belly-festival.be. Please don't send your enrollments through other mail adresses or facebook, so we don't loose the overview of who entered first!

In your mail, please mention the following details:

  • your real name
  • your stage name or the name of the school/troupe you are dancing with
  • what you would like to dance (solo/duo/group), you can decide on the style of your dance in a later stage
  • what time you would prefer to perform (we do our best to try and accomodate everyone's wishes, but it's not always possible)

We try to answer all e-mails within 2 working days.

Some guidelines for our program, to give as many dancers as possible the chance to perform:

  • max. 5 min. for each performance spot
  • initially 1 spot per dancer. If you would like to perform 2 solo's, we will initially put 1 dance on the waiting list. After the first round of enrollments for the open stage, we will contact you if there is room for an extra solo dance!
  • your spot is confirmed only after we have received your entrance fee. Performance spots that haven't been confirmed/paid by 01.07.2017 will be opened up again for the next person on the waiting list!

If all performance slots are taken when you enroll, we will put your name on a waiting list.
Please don't be discouraged if you end up on the waiting list! In our experience, there are a lot of changes in the program every year in the weeks/days prior to the festival (dancers canceling, ... ), sometimes even very last minute!

Before you enroll, have a look at our page with frequently asked questions!