26 - 29 December 2017
  Brest      Belarus

Adults Childrens's Competitive nature Choirs / Songs Orchestras

Director:  Mrs. Ludmila Pritulchik

Application Form

  until 1 December 2017

Salute to Talents International Project was established in 2008. Salute to Talents is the system of prestigious international festivals-contests for children and youth combined with extensive excursion program. During 2016-2017 academic year (festival season) a range of festivals-contests is held in various cities all around the world. The Super Final of the festival season will be held in October 2017 in Saint-Petersburg. The 1st degree Laureates at any of the festivals-contests, held during the festival season 2016-2017 in the framework of the Salute to Talents project, are allowed to take part in Super Final. Zakopane is winter polish fairytale where you can get lots of pleasure staring beauty of great mountains, small wooden houses and abundance of bright fairy lights. In front of towering mountains you will find charming Hural folklore, unusual wooden architecture, endless ski runs and hiking trails.

Participants:

  • Soloists; 
  • Small Groups (2-3 participants); 
  • Ensembles; 
  • Choirs (vocal groups over 12 people); 
  • Orchestras (instrumental ensembles of more than 8 people).

Nominations:

1. Instrumental art: Folk; Classical; Pop; Jazz
2. Vocal art: Folk; Academic; Pop; Vocal and Instrumental Ensemble
3. Choreography: Folk dance; Classical dance; Pop dance (including folk stylisation); Modern dance; Ballroom dancing
4. Theatre: Art of declamation; Drama theatre; Musical; Mimics and Gesture theatre; Fashion performance; Puppet-show
5. The original genre
6. Fine art: Painting and graphics; Photo; Craftworks

Age categories of members:

  •  Pre-School age group – up 7 years
  •  Junior age group – 7-10 years
  • Middle age group – 11-13 years
  • Senior age group – 14 -18 years
  • Mixed junior age group – average age of 12 years or less
  • Mixed senior age group – average age of over 13 years
  • Adult age group – over 18 years

Program:

We invite you to participate in the Festival-Contest in Brest! You will see the Father Frost’s cottage, Bialowieza Forest as well as take part in the Salute to Talents festival-contest.
Day 1 - 26.12
Recommended arrival time – from 7:00 to 13:00. Meeting with the guide at the railway station. City tour in Brest: park of culture and recreation, Mitskevich street, Nikolskaya church, A.S. Pushkin Brest State University, Gogol street, Square of Freedom, Semenovsky Cathedral etc. Visiting the Brest Fortress and the Museum of defense, promenade along the Sovetskaya street – central street of Brest.
Transfer to a hotel. Night in the hotel.

Day 2 – 27.12: Festival Day
Breakfast. Transfer to the concert hall. Festival day. Rehearsals. Opening of the Festival-Contest. Competitive performance. Round table for jurors and teachers. Gala concert and award Ceremony. Handing out of diplomas and Winners Cups. Disco. Lunch. Transfer to the hotel. Night in the hotel. 

Day 3 – 28.12
Breakfast. Free time or additional tours at extra cost*.
  •  Architectural and historical heritage of Mira and Nesvizh – a bus tour out of the city.
  • Aquapark in Kobrin
  • Nemtsevitch country estate – a unique architectural complex.
Night in the hotel.

Day 4 – 29.12
Breakfast. Check-out from the hotel. A bus tour to Bialowieza Forest National park – one of the most important conservation areas in Europe.
Transfer to the railway station (recommended departure time – after 15:00).

* - not included into the price of the trip.

Participation fee:

  • 127 Euro per person for 3 nights accommodation in base “Belorusskaya Usadba”, rooms for 3-4 persons on base Bed and breakfast (with brekafast);  
  • 131 Euro per person for 3 nights accommodation in Hotel “Inturist”, rooms for 2 persons; on base Bed and breakfast (with breakfast); 
  • 149 Euro per person for 3 nights accommodation in Hotel “Bug”, rooms for 2-3 persons. on base Bed and breakfast (with breakfast). 
** The number of rooms at the hotels is limited! Booking will be made upon a prepayment.
Participation tax for one nomination:
  • 15 Euro for one ensemble participant (no more than 210 Euro for an ensemble);
  • 25 Euro for a soloist (Not included into the price of the trip).

Participation fee includes:

  • 3 nights at a hotel
  • 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch
  •  Tour to Brest fortress and Museum of Defense (tickets included)
  • City Tour in Brest
  • Tour to Bialowieza forest, Father Frost’s estate
  • Transfer according to the program***

Participation fee doesn't includes:

  •  Single rooms
  •  Additional lunch
*** - Please note that on the first day the city tour is joined with the transfer to the hotel.
 
Any group willing to participate must submit an Application form.
Approved groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.

Application Form     until 1 December 2017