Camp Bitnua.

About the Camp Bitnua Conference

For anyone who has dreamed of attending an Israeli Dance Camp where folk dances are created and danced with the most energy and enthusiasm in the world, this weekend is for you! Join us at the luxurious Isrotel Hotel Network in Eilat for an unforgettable weekendof non-stop fun and dancing.

 

Camp Bitnua Conference is dedicated to Israeli culture and particularly to Israeli folk dances.

Many leading choreographers, teachers and instructors from Israel will be involved in the Conference. Every year the camp hosts over 2 000 dancers from all over the world. In previous years, we had participants i.e. from: USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, England, France, Hungary, Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Australia and more...

 

Included in Camp Bitnua:

 

Israeli Dance workshops throughout the day 

Dance Marathons until the break of dawn

Concerts of famous Israeli performers 

Guest Choreographers and Dance Session Leaders from all over the world!

Various styles of dance workshops 

Fabulous pool parties 

Evening Entertainment with a cultural emphasis 

Refreshments throughout the day and night

 

The Conference always holds various dance workshops and “Harkadnaot” (“harkada” (dancing) + “sadnaot” (workshop)) - teaching workshop of both old and brand new Israeli dances. The workshops will be led by the best instructors in Israel and will be divided to different groups, depending on the level of dancing abilities and preferences of the participants.These groups will allow every dancer to get the most out of the camp. For each group there will be a dedicated space/area.

 

In addition...

Following the tradition of previous years, in addition to various dance activities, the camp will host the best and most popular Israeli musicians and dancers. Over the years we hosted many famous Israeli artists like e.g. Rami Kleinstein, Shlomi Shabat, Shiri Maimon and Shimon Buskila, Hava Alberstein and Sagiv Cohen.

Free drinks will be served on the campground throughout the camp.

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Dance sessions at the Conference

 

These groups will allow every dancer to get the most out of the camp. For each group there will be a dedicated area.

 

Beginners

This group is designed for those who are interested in Israeli Dances and want to learn some.They will have a chance to learn about 50 dances from the first step in an efficient pace.

The classes will include training in topics such as rhythm, movement and steps. All of this will allow people to join easily the dance sessions in Israel and abroad.

 

Intermediate

This group is intended for dancers that have been dancing for around 5 years. The morning sessions (called “Harkadnaot” = dancing + workshop) suited to this level will include teaching of approximately 30 dances, of which 15 are advanced popular dances and 15 are brand new dances that have never been taught before, both in circles and couples.

 

Advanced

This group is designed for dancers that have been dancing several times a weeks for more than 5 years and know a wide repertoireof dances. The morning sessions (“Harkadnaot”) suited to this level will include teaching of 15 brand new dances that have never been taught as well as unique and special dances.

 

 

Wheelchairs

This unique group at the Camp Bitnua Conference is intended for people on wheelchairs and those who are dancing with them. The sessions will include teaching of brand new couple dances, adapted for wheelchairs. This group will also have an opportunity to bean integral part of the dance marathon in the evening and other activities during the camp.

 

Kids - "Yeladudance"

This group is intended for children from the age of 5 to 18. The sessions will include:

different styles of dancing (Israeli children dances, folk dances, line and couple dances)

workshops with famous choreographers

dancing in the water / swimming pool

parties and other activities for children.

This group will be led by qualified instructors and specialists, prepared for working with children.

All of this allows parents to relax and enjoy their activities during the camp.

 

Nostalgia

This group is dedicated to fans of old Israeli dances, created by the year 1985. The sessions will include:

workshops with choreographers,

couple sessions,

folk dances sessions,

varied and wide repertoire of dances.

 

Women only 

This group is designed for women only. The sessions will allow the women enjoy the sessions and take part in other activitiesduring the festival.

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The Conference's Team 

To see which teachers and choreographers will come

this year to Camp Bitnua Conference, CLICK HERE.

 

Program of the Conference

Check the details of the Conference's program CLICK HERE.

 

Pictures from Camp Bitnua 2015 

To see pictures from last year's Conference, CLICK HERE.

 

 

Sign up 

​Camp Bitnua Conference offers to all participants accommodation in luxurious hotels ("all inclusive") in Israeli's leading hotel chain - Isrotel.
To check details and prices of the hotels CLICK HERE.
 
If you have any questions, please write us:
Hila Mukdasi:
email address: bitnuacamp@gmail.com 
WhatsApp: +972 526966019