Terms and conditions

All bookings for Blue Monday Festival (hereinafter designated as BMF) are accepted on the basis of these Terms and Conditions. By proceeding with the booking of this event you understand and agree to be bound to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to this document you will not be able to attend the Festival.


By registering for BMF each attendee is expected to pay the adequate fee within 2 days after receiving the confirmation e-mail with the information required to proceed with the payment. If the payment is not done within this period the registration will be cancelled to make room for other participants. All bank transfer fees must be paid by the attendee.


We do not offer refunds on tickets. However, if you have purchased a ticket and can no longer attend we accept the transfer of your ticket to another person with the same dance role (leader to leader / follower to follower). To transfer your ticket we must receive a written request to info@bluemondayfestival.com at least one week (7 days) before the event. Please include the following information in your email:

  • Your name
  • The name of the person you are transferring the ticket to
  • E-mail address of the person you are transferring the ticket to
  • Dance Role (are you registered as follower or as a leader)

In In case of a significant rise of COVID-19 infection numbers, or more restrictions from the government, we will adjust our policy accordingly. This might include extra testing on site for all participants and crew. Or it could include a partial or total cancellation/refund of tickets to respect maximum numbers at the event. We will reduce participants in opposite chronological order. A final update will be available one week before the event starts.


BMF organizers will not be held responsible for any physical injuries, or damages to / thefts of private property that might occur during BMF.


BMF organizers, staff, volunteers and attendees have the right to work and dance in a safe and non-threatening environment. We reserve the right to refuse admission and/or contact with any person who displays verbal, physical and/or threatening behaviour towards our organisers, staff, volunteers and to other attendees.

BMF reserves the right to turn down registrations or refuse entry to any part of the event.


All individuals attending BMF have the right to enjoy dancing in a safe and enjoyable environment where appropriate social behaviour is expected. We reserve the right to ask any person who displays inappropriate behaviour towards our attendees to leave the event.

The BMF attendees are bound to behave in accordance with the general rules of conduct and with the existing Portuguese laws. In case of transgression you will be in the jurisdiction of the Portuguese competent authorities.


BMF organisers reserve the right to make any changes to the programme (events, time, location), venues and prices if necessary. Please check regularly our website, and Facebook page and event for updates.


The BMF will be documented with photographs and film footage. The attendees agree that they can be photographed or filmed, and that these photographs and video footage can be used for BMF promotional purposes. Any recordings (film, digital media, photographs or video) remain the copyright/property of BMF and may be used by them at any time and in any kind of media (radio, television, newspapers, magazines and the Internet).


The Porto Court (Tribunal de Comarca do Porto) is competent for all disputes between the BMF attendees and BMF organizers according to the Portuguese law.