20 - 23 April 2018
  Krasnoyarsk      Russia

Adults Childrens's Competitive nature Dances Choirs / Songs Orchestras Habits Authentic Processed Styled

Director:  Mrs. Ludmila Pritulchik

Krasnoyarsk founded in 1628 is one of the oldest Siberian cities and situated on the both banks of the Yenisei River, one of the greatest rivers in the world and Russia. Besides diverse historical sites, one of the most popular natural landmarks in Russia is situated near by Krasnoyarsk – Stolby ("The Pillars) Nature Sanctuary which is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
 
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 2017-2018 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 2018 in Saint-Petersburg. The 1st degree Laureates at any of the festivals-contests, held during the festival season 2017-2018 in the framework of the Salute to Talents project, are allowed to take part in Super Final.

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

Group categories of participants:

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

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

The rules of participation:

Participation in the festival-contest means participation in one nomination, one age category, and one group category. In the frames of one participation ensembles, choirs and orchestras present a program of two different items (acts), lasting not more than 4 minutes each. In the nominations “Theatre” and “Instrumental art” (ensembles and orchestras) it is allowed to present only one item lasting not more than 10 minutes. Soloists and small groups present a program of one item lasting not more than 5 minutes. In the nomination “Instrumental art” soloists and small groups may present two items lasting not more than 5 minutes together. If the participants exceed the time limit, jury is entitled to stop the performance and disqualify the participants.
 
Rehearsals and performances are held strictly in accordance with the schedule provided by the art-manager of the festival-contest. Changes to the concert program are accepted by written notification of the art-manager of the festival not later than 21 day before the beginning of the festival tour.
Participation in the “Fine art” nomination is held in the form of exhibition, which takes place during the festival-contest. In the frames of one participation it is possible to present 1 or 2 works (all works should be signed), the size of the works (the base area of craftwork) should be 50x70 sm or less.
 
In case of using the sound recordings the participants should send them to the art-manager of the festival by e-mail and also bring it on a flash drive or CD (each track on separate CD). All the technical and musical equipment which is necessary (technical rider) should be indicated in the Request.

Jury of the Festival:

The jury of the festival-contest is composed of well-known actors, teachers of art disciplines, directors, leaders of art groups, culture and art figures, public figures. The list of jury members is not announced before the day of the festival. At the end of the festival teachers have the opportunity to discuss with the jury members all the performances and exchange their opinions. All the performances are estimated by generally accepted criteria: technical skills (according to nomination), artistry, the complexity of the repertoire (program), the creation of artistic character etc., according to the subjective jury’s opinions.

Prizes and awards:

All the participants receive souvenirs. In each nomination, age and group category the participants get the titles of I, II, III degree Laureates, as well as the title of Diplomant. Laureates are awarded with diplomas and cups. Diplomants are awarded with diplomas only. The jury also chooses the winner of Grand Prix from one of the 1st degree Laureates. Owner of the Grand Prix has an opportunity to participate in one of the festivals-contests of the Salute to Talents Project in the same nomination during the festival season without participation fee. Special diplomas which are issued if the jury decides that there are distinguished participants, are: “The best Choreographer”, “The best accompanist”, “The best choirmaster”, “The best Director”, “The best costume”, “The most artistic participant”, “The Youngest participant”, “Best fine art work”. Teachers, directors and accompanists will get official letters of gratefulness and certificates confirming that they attended a round table discussion.

Participation fee:

  • 4 days
    103 Euro per person - Kolos Hotel, economy - Rooms for 2-3 persons, facilities shared, buffet breakfast
    122 Euro per person - AMAKS CITY Hotel 3* - Rooms for 2-3 persons, facilities, buffet breakfast
    196 Euro per person - Hilton Garden Inn Krasnoyarsk 4*
  • 3 days
    82 Euro per person - Kolos Hotel, economy - Rooms for 2-3 persons, facilities shared, buffet breakfast
    93 Euro per person - AMAKS CITY Hotel 3* - Rooms for 2-3 persons, facilities, buffet breakfast
    147 Euro per person - Hilton Garden Inn Krasnoyarsk 4*
     
    (15 persons + 1 for free)
Arrangement fee:
15 € per 1 person (but no more than 210 € per 1 team)
22 € per soloist (at extra cost).
 
 
* The price is valid for a group of 40 and more people. This price includes group transfer during the program. In case if the group is less than 40 people, there will be recalculation of the price due to individual transfer and city tour.
**The price includes city tour in English or Russian languages. Extra payment for a guide will take place if the group has a need to have city tour in other languages. 
 

 

Participation fee includes:

  • 3 nights at the chosen hotel
  • 3 breakfasts and 2 lunches
  • Transfer according to the program***

Participation fee doesn't include:

  • Two-way tickets
  • Extra excursion
  • Any museum’s admissions and ticketing
  • Extra nights at the hotel
* not included into the price of the trip
** Hotel accommodations are limited. A hotel chosen is booked after the registration of application (prepayment).
*** Please note that on the first day the city tour is joined with the transfer to the hotel. If the date or the time of excursion are changed, the transfer is at extra cost.

Additional excursions:

Stolby - the eighth wonder of light. A trip to Bobroviy log Fun park with a visit Takmak cliff. Stolby is one of the most beautiful natural monuments in the country recommended for being inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is the proud of the country, one of the symbols of Krasnoyarsk, and a place worthy to be seen and visited.
A visit to a Russian writer - An excursion to Ovsyanka village (Victor Astafyev's, Russian writer, motherland) with a visit to viewing platform «Czar Fish»*. During this excursion you will learn more about Victor Astafyev's works and visit Ovsyanka village, his motherland, that is famous for its library established during his lifetime. Museum staff will be pleased to guide you around halls, to tell you about the history of library and the writer.

Program №1:

(Standard, 4 days)
 
1st day. 20th April 2018. Check-in.
Arrival time recommended is from 8:00 to 12:00***. Receiving the group with the guide at a railway station (after 8.00 am). Boarding the bus.
Sightseeing trip around Krasnoyarsk. During the excursion you will see the most interesting places in the city: Mir Square with a great view over the Yenisei river, the monument to A. Dubenskiy, Karaulnaya mountain, the embankment, Theatre Square, the monument to Chekov, Paraskieva Pyatnitsa church, mansions of merchants and patrons.
Transfer to hotel
Hotel accommodation after 14:00
Free time
Night at the hotel.
 
2nd day. 21st April 2018. The festival.
Breakfast
Festival day
Transfer to the festival
  • Rehearsal
  • The opening of the Festival-Contest
  • Performances
  • Workshops
  • Gala-concert and Awards ceremony. Diploma and cup awarding
  • Panel discussion for jury members, directors and educators.
  • Disco
At the end of the day children and educators will get souvenirs, directors and educators will also get appreciation letters and panel discussion participation certificates that can be used to obtain advances training grant for educators.
Lunch during the festival day at extra cost.
Night in the hotel.
 
3rd day. 22nd April 2018. Free day, extra excursions.
Breakfast
Free day or additional excursions at extra cost:
  • A visit to Stolby Nature Sanctuary*. Stolby is one of the most beautiful natural monuments in the country recommended for being inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is the proud of the country, one of the symbols of Krasnoyarsk, and a place worthy to be seen and visited. The Sanctuary consists of many cliffs located near by the city and densely covered with forests offering the scenic views of vast expanses of taiga and neighboring cliffs. This place has been a place of pilgrimage for active recreation lovers more than 100 years. A unique movement of stolbists with their traditions and folklore was born and exists there. In addition, the Sanctuary have a rich historical and revolutionary background which will be detailed more by the guide.
  • An excursion to Ovsyanka village (Victor Astafyev's, Russian writer, motherland) with a visit to viewing platform «Czar Fish»*. During this excursion you will learn more about Victor
Astafyev's works and visit Ovsyanka village, his motherland, that is famous for its library established during his lifetime. Museum staff will be pleased to guide you around halls, to tell you about the history of library and the writer. You will visit Astafyev's grandmother Museum, Astafyev house-museum and learn more about his way of life. Finally, you will visit one of the largest HPPs in the world - The Krasnoyarsk Dam.
Night at the hotel.
 
4th Day. 23rd April. Check-out.
Breakfast. Check-out before 12:00***. Transfer to the railway station. Departure time recommended is from 10 am to 2 pm. Free time before the train departure

Program №2

(Shortened, 3 days)
1st day. 20th April 2018. Check-in.
Arrival time recommended is from 8:00 to 12:00***. Receiving the group with the guide at a railway station (after 8.00 am). Boarding the bus.
Sightseeing trip around Krasnoyarsk. During the excursion you will see the most interesting places in the city: Mir Square with a great view over the Yenisei river, the monument to A. Dubenskiy, Karaulnaya mountain, the embankment, Theatre Square, the monument to Chekov, Paraskieva Pyatnitsa church, mansions of merchants and patrons.
Transfer to hotel
Hotel accommodation after 14:00
Free time
Night at the hotel.
 
2nd day. 21st April 2018. The festival.
Breakfast
Festival day
Transfer to the festival
  • Rehearsal
  • The opening of the Festival-Contest
  • Performances
  • Workshops
  • Gala-concert and Awards ceremony. Diploma and cup awarding
  • Panel discussion for jury members, directors and educators.
  • Disco
At the end of the day children and educators will get souvenirs, directors and educators will also get appreciation letters and panel discussion participation certificates that can be used to obtain advances training grant for educators.
Lunch during the festival day at extra cost.
Night in the hotel.
 
3rd day. 22nd April. Check-out.
Breakfast. Check-out before 12:00***. Transfer to the railway station. Departure time recommended is from 10 am to 2 pm. Free time before the train departure.
 
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.
 
As a next step - payment of an advance reservation installment to the organizational committee of the festival.