26 - 29 March 2020
  Minsk      Belarus

Adults Childrens's Competitive nature Dances Choirs / Songs Orchestras Habits Authentic Processed Styled Pop, Jazz, Modern, Hip-hop

Director:  Ruslan Ganshin

Application Form

  until 31 January 2020


26 - 29 March 2019. Minsk. Belarus

General terms:

Participant is an individual who paid for participation in the Festival in accordance with paragraph 4 of this Regulation;
Soloist is a participant of the Festival who has paid for participation in the Festival in accordance with paragraph 4 of this Regulation, who applied for personal performance;
Duo is a couple of participants, each of whom paid for participation in the Festival according to paragraph 4, submitted one application for the performance of the duet;
Trio is a union of three people, each of whom paid for participation in the Festival according to paragraph 4, who submitted one application for the performance of the trio;
Ensemble is a group of participants, each of whom paid for participation in the Festival in accordance with paragraph 4 of this Regulation, filed one application for the performance, performing on the stage venues of the Festival as a single team;
Team is a group united by joint activities within the same institution of participants, each of whom paid for participation in the Festival in accordance with paragraph 4 of this Regulation, performing on the stage venues of the Festival;
Nomination is a thematic position in determining the art focus of the participant (s);
Application is a voluntary will of the participant (s) to participate in the Festival, submitted on the website.

Objectives of the festival:

  • the revival, preservation and development of national cultures;
  • development and improvement of early childhood education and upbringing;
  • disclosure of the spiritual, intellectual and cultural potential of children through art;
  • strengthening the role of the teacher in the upbringing process;
  • identification and support of the most talented and promising creative teams;
  • increase of professional skills and qualifications of managers, teachers of creative teams and performers;
  • organization of active recreation and physical rehabilitation of children and youth.

Participants:

The age of participants in the competition program is older than 5 years.
Participants in the competition program are divided into age categories and forms in accordance with the nominations. The appropriate age category and form are indicated when completing the application.

Nominations

1. Choreographic genre (ensembles, trios, duets and soloists):
classical choreography;
folk choreography;
folk-stylized choreography;
contemporary choreography;
pop choreography;
children's story-and-game dance;
belly dance;
sports dance;
street directions (hip-hop, house, techno, disco, street, electric boogie, breakdance, pop-lock and other street styles);
ballroom dance (European program, Latin American program);
historical dance.
Participants provide to the competition one number in one nomination and in one age category. The duration of the performance should not exceed four minutes.
 
2. Vocal genre (ensembles, trios, duets and soloists):
academic;
folk;
pop;
jazz.
Participants provide to the competition one number in one nomination and in one age category. The duration of the number should not exceed four minutes.
Variants of execution: phonogram "-1", instrumental accompaniment, a cappella.
The use of back vocal is acceptable if it does not go in unison and does not overlap dynamically the main part.
 
3. Choral genre:
academic;
pop;
jazz;
folk.
Participants provide to the competition one number in one nomination and in one age category. The duration of the number should not exceed four minutes.
Variants of execution: phonogram "-1", instrumental accompaniment, a cappella.
The division into age categories is not available for all nominations except monoperformance and artistic expression.
Participants provide to the competition one composition-finished fragment or a performance in one nomination. The duration of the performance should not exceed twelve minutes for ensembles and five minutes for soloists (monoperformance/artistic expression).
 
4. Fashion Theater:
pret-a-porter;
evening wear;
national costume;
historical costume;
modern costume;
fantasy clothes;
business style clothing;
clothes for sports and recreation.
Participants provide to the competition one collection in one nomination and in one age category. The duration of the room should not exceed five minutes.

Evaluation criteria:

Choreography – themes and selection of repertoire; performing skills; compositional construction of the performance and originality; costumes and props; artistry and expressiveness;
Vocal – purity of intonation; the beauty of the timbre and the power of the voice; mastery of the dynamics of sound; artistry and expressiveness; appearance;
Fashion theater - originality, newness, design; artistic expressiveness; the relevance of the subject and the integrity of the collection; creative approach in the use of materials and technological solutions;
The distribution of prize places in the competition program is based on the protocol of the jury and / or the number of points awarded through the competitive program. The evaluation is carried out by open voting on a ten-point scale.
The program of performances and a gala concert is defined by the director-production group. The program is final and cannot be discussed.

Jury:

To evaluate competitive performances, an competent international jury is formed, which includes leading figures of culture and art.
The jury's decision is final and cannot be discussed. Members of the jury have no right to disclose the results of the competition before the official announcement.

Awards:

Participants of the festival are awarded with diplomas and memorable gifts.
Degrees of diplomas in ascending order:
Participant of the Festival
Diplomant III degree
Diplomant II degree
Diplomant I degree
Laureate III degree
Laureate II degree
Laureate I degree
The jury can divide the title of laureate or diploma between several participants, and also not award it to anyone.
Collectives over four people (inclusive) are awarded with a festival cup. Attention! The cup is awarded to the team leader.
 
According to the decision of the competent jury, in each nomination the winner of the "Cup of the Best" is determined in the following nominations:
choreography;
vocals;
theater of fashion.
 
The jury has the right not to award the "Cup of the Best", to award two or more "Cups of the Best", to assign additional incentive prizes.
Among the winners of the "Cup of the Best" is distributed a cash prize from the Sponsor based on the results of an open vote of the jury members within the Gala Concert.
The winner of the open voting of the jury members within the framework of the Gala Concert becomes the winner of the "Grand Prix" of the Festival.

Technical requirements:

Recording of an audio track should be sent not later than fourteen days before the Festival start to the organizers.
ATTENTION! In the subject of the letter, it is obligatory to indicate the name of the collective (name of the soloist), in the text of the letter specify the name of the performance, timing, variant of launch ("from point", "without point").
on a flash drive with an ideal sound quality, the title of the track should indicate: the name of the collective (name of the soloist), the name of the number, the timekeeping. You should have copies of phonograms with you.
 
Creative collectives and soloists take part in the festival, who submitted an application and visual materials in accordance with paragraph 4 of this Regulation and received confirmation of the distanced round from the Organizing Committee. Not later than fourteen days before the full-time tour, the Organizing Committee should be provided with lists of participants and managers containing the following information: full name, date of birth, contact telephone number.
Organizations delegating participants, or the participants themselves pay for travel, accommodation, meals and a contribution for the development of the festival.
The team leader is responsible for the life and health of children.
Failure to meet the conditions of the situation entails an exception from the number of participants in the festival.
All materials (audio, video and printed products) created at the festival are considered by the organizers to be their property, and they have the right to use and disseminate information at their discretion without payment of fees to the participants.
ATTENTION! All participants must have a photocopy of their passport or other document confirming the child's age and age and, if necessary, present it to the jury or the organizers of the competition.
ATTENTION! The installation of cameras within a radius of three meters from the jury is prohibited.

Participation fee:

  • 80 Euro per person (3 days / 2 nights)
  • 20 persons + 1 free of charge

Participation fee includes:

  • Stay 2 nights in the hotel "Belarus" *** (breakfast included);
  • Festival gathering (participation in one nomination);
  • Festival attributes;
  • Ticket to the Gala Concert;
  • Ticket to the festival disco.
Additional packages:
Dinners at the hotel - cost on request;
Excursion programs - cost on request.

Program of the festival:

Professional competition;
Solemn ceremony of rewarding and closing of the festival;
Gala Concert.
 
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 31 January 2020