29 April - 6 May 2018
  Cannes      France

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

Director:  Mrs. Ludmila Pritulchik

Application Form

  until 30 March 2018

until 30 March 2018 -5%
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 stylization); 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.

Program № 1 (Economy, 8 days)

Brest – Warsaw - Prague – Venice – Cannes – Milan – Vienna – Brest
2 overnight travels

Cannes, 8 days

1st day. 29th April 2018. Brest - Warsaw
Arriving to Brest (arrival time recommended is before 6 am). Receiving the group with the guide at a railway station. Boarding the bus, departure before 6 am, Belarusian-Polish border crossing. Transfer to Warsaw (about 200 km).
  • Walking tour around Old Town: you will see the beautiful and cozy center of Old Town, Warsaw's Castle Square, Royal Castle, St. John's Archcathedral, Old Town Market Place, Mermaid – the symbol of Warsaw.
The transit through the territory of Poland.
The transfer for accommodation at the overnight location to the hotel close to the Polish-Czech border (about 470 km).
Night at the hotel.
 
2nd day. 30th April 2018. Prague
Breakfast.
Transfer to Prague (about 150 km). Arriving to Prague.
  • Sightseeing trip around Prague: you will walk around Malá Strana, Charles Bridge and the sightseeing of Prague Castle; you will see the residences of all Czech governors and modern heads of State. Also you will see the spiritual symbol of the country -
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Vitus that had been constructed for 6 centuries, a legendary Golden Lane alluring guests with its mysteries, splendid St. George's Basilica and many interesting places. Finally you will see a Jewish quarter, Old Town Square City Hall with well-known Prague astronomical clock, Wenceslas Square.
Free time. Departure from Plague in the evening.

Overnight travel to Venice (about 800 km).

3rd day. 1st May 2018. Venice.
Arriving to Venice. Boat transfer to St Mark's Square*.
Walking tour around the city: You will walk around the narrow streets and romantic squares of Venice, you will see the Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark, the Bridge of Sighs, the Rialto Bridge, the Doge's Palace and labyrinths of waterways.
The transfer for accommodation at the overnight location to the hotel on the territory of Italy (about 250 km).

Night at the hotel.

4th day. 2nd May 2018. Cannes
Breakfast.
Transfer to Cannes (about 350 km).
  • Sightseeing trip around Cannes: you will see world-known Palace of Festivals and Conferences where the Cannes Festival has been held for 70 years, “Avenue of stars” that offers a unique chance to touch your cinema icons’ bronze palm imprints, market
Fortville that is well-known for a rich assortment of flowers, spices and excellent natural products, Old Port, the most beautiful post in the city, and a famous Promenade de la Croisette, a prominent road in Cannes.
Free time for shopping, walks or extra excursions.

Night at the hotel.

5th day. 3rd May 2018. Festival day.
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. Transfer to the hotel.

6th day. 4th May 2018. Cannes - Мilan
Breakfast.
Departure from Cannes to Milan (about 330 km).
  • Sightseeing walking tour around Milan: you will see the House of Sforza, Milan Cathedral, the symbol of the city, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, opera house La Scalla, Holy Mary of Grace church and Simplon Park.
Free time.
Departure time from Milan in the evening.

Overnight travel to Vienna (about 850 km).

7th day. 5th May 2018. Vienna
Arriving to Vienna.
  • Sightseeing bus and walking tour around the city: you will see the main sightseeing of Vienna - the Ring Road, Maria Theresa Square, Vienna Opera House, City Hall, Carinthian Street, St. Stephen's Cathedral and Square.
The transfer for accommodation at the overnight location to the hotel on the territory of the Czech Republic/Poland (about 250 km).

Night at the hotel.

8th day. 6th May 2018. Transit through Poland to Brest.
Breakfast.

Transit through Czech Republic and Poland (about 700 km). Polish-Belarusian border crossing.

Arriving to Brest before 3 am.

For Moscow: boarding to the night train to Moscow, arriving to Moscow in the evening.

For Saint-Petersburg: a transit accommodation in Brest with breakfast at extra cost is possible. 2 pm – train boarding to Saint-Petersburg.

Notes: the organizers reserve the right to cross Polish-Belarusian border by the suburban train Brest - Tiraspol in order to avoid long hours in queues which takes place on Polish-Belarusian border.

Participation fee for the program Economy, 8 days:

(10 persons + 1 for free):
369 EURO per person

Arrangement fee is 40 € per 1 person (but no more than 500 € per 1 team), 60 € per soloist (at extra cost).

Participation fee includes:
  • Excursions according to the program
  • Russian-spoken guide according to the program
  • 2 nights at the hotel in Czech Republic/Poland
  • 1 night at the hotel in Italy
  • 2 nights at the hotel in Cannes
  • 5 continental breakfast at hotels
  • Bus transfer

Participation fee does not include:
  • Two-way tickets
  • Medical insurance – 9 €**
  • Schengen visa
  • Any museum’s  admissions and ticketing
  • Lunches at 10-14 € in Italy, France, Austria, 6-8 € in Czech Republic, Poland.
  • Boat transfer on Piazza San Marco (12€ - for children above 18 years old, 13 € - for persons over 18 years old)
  • Personal headphones during sightseeing excursions in Italian cities ( 2-3Индивидуальные наушники во время обзорных экскурсий в итальянских городах(2-3 € per person and per 1 excursion)
- not included into the price of the trip
- Payment is made in rubles at the rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation + 2%

Program №2 (Comfort, 10 days)

Brest – Warsaw – Prague – Nuremberg – Munich – Zurich – Milan– Cannes – Genoa – Verona - Venice – Ljubljana – Budapest – Krakow - Brest
Without overnight travels

Cannes, 10 days

1st day. 29th April 2018. Brest - Warsaw
Arriving to Brest (arrival time recommended is before 6 am). Receiving the group with the guide at a railway station. Boarding the bus, departure before 6 am, Belarusian-Polish border crossing. Transfer to Warsaw (about 200 km).
  • Walking tour around Old Town: you will see the beautiful and cozy center of Old Town, Warsaw's Castle Square, Royal Castle, St. John's Archcathedral, Old Town Market Place, Mermaid – the symbol of Warsaw.
The transit through the territory of Poland.
The transfer for accommodation at the overnight location to the hotel close to the Polish-Czech border (about 470 km).

Night at the hotel.

2nd day. 30th April 2018. Prague - Nuremberg
Breakfast.
Transfer to Prague (about 150 km). Arriving to Prague.
  • Sightseeing trip around Prague: you will walk around Malá Strana, Charles Bridge and the sightseeing of Prague Castle; you will see the residences of all Czech governors and modern heads of State. Also you will see the spiritual symbol of the country - The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Vitus that had been constructed for 6 centuries, a legendary Golden Lane alluring guests with its mysteries, splendid St. George's Basilica and many interesting places. Finally you will see a Jewish quarter, Old Town Square City Hall with well-known Prague astronomical clock, Wenceslas Square.
Transfer to Nuremberg (about 300 km)
  • Walking travel around Nuremberg: you will walk around Market Square , you will see Nuremberg Castle, St. Lawrence and St. Sebaldus churches, the Dresden Frauenkirche and other the most beautiful buildings of old quarter of the Nuremberg.
The transfer for accommodation at the overnight location to the hotel close to Munich (about 300 km).

Night at the hotel.

3rd day. 1st May 2018. Munich - Zurich
Breakfast.
  • Sightseeing trip around Munich: you will see the historic center of the city – Ring, Old Town, St Michael's Church, the symbol of Munich Frauenkirche, the embankment of the Isar River, the fortress gate, Old and New City Hall, Mary's Square, Opera House.
Transfer to Zurich (about 320 km)
  • Sightseeing trip around Zurich: you will visit the historic center of the city. You will walk around Niederdorf Street and see the main oldest churches of Zurich -
Great Mincter, Lady Minster and St Peter Church. Also, you will climb the hill of
the Lindenhof that offers the panoramic views of the city and reach the embankment of the Limmat River and Lake Zürich.
The transfer for accommodation at the overnight location to the hotel close to Milan (about 250 km).

Night at the hotel.

4th day. 2nd Мay 2018. Milan - Cannes
Breakfast.
  • Sightseeing walking tour around Milan: you will see the House of Sforza, Milan Cathedral, the symbol of the city, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, opera house La Scalla, Holy Mary of Grace church and Simplon Park.
Transfer to Cannes (about 340 km).
  • Sightseeing trip around Cannes: you will see world-known Palace of Festivals and Conferences where the Cannes Festival has been held for 70 years, “Avenue of stars” that offers a unique chance to touch your cinema icons’ bronze palm imprints, market Fortville that is well-known for a rich assortment of flowers, spices and excellent natural products, Old Port, the most beautiful post in the city, and a famous Promenade de la Croisette, a prominent road in Cannes.
Free time for shopping, walks or extra excursions.

Night at the hotel.

5th day. 3rd May 2018. Festival day.
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. Transfer to the hotel.

6th day. 4th May 2018. Cannes
Breakfast
Free time or excursions at extra cost.
You can visit Nice*, old small-town Èze* and perfumery capital Grasse *, Monte Carlo* or walk around Cannes.

Night at the hotel.

7th day. 5th May 2018. Genoa - Verona
Breakfast.
Departure from Cannes to Genoa (about 230 km).
  • Walking travel around Genoa: one of the largest port of the Middle Ages with two-thousand ages history has been retaining its charm. You will see Piazza De Ferrari, Alba Cathedral, the gate of Porta Soprana. The Palazzi dei Rolli, palaces belonged to famous families of the Republic earlier still lie; in 2006 they were declared as World Heritage of Humanity and now they are protected by UNESCO
Transfer to Verona (about 300 km)
  • Walking travel around the city: you will see Romeo and Juliet House, Roman Amphitheatre, the Cathedral of Verona, the ancient gate of Porta Borsari and medieval Castel Vecchio Bridge
The transfer for accommodation at the overnight location to the hotel in Italy (about 100 кm).

Night at the hotel.

8 day. 6th May 2018. Venice - Ljubljana
Breakfast.
Transfer to Venice (about 50 km). Boat transfer to St Mark's Square*.
Walking tour around the city: You will walk around the narrow streets and romantic squares of Venice, you will see the Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark, the Bridge of Sighs, the Rialto Bridge, the Doge's Palace and labyrinths of waterways.
The transfer for accommodation at the overnight location to the hotel on the territory of Italy (about 250 km).
Night at the hotel.
Transfer to Ljubljana (about 250 km).
  • Walking travel around Ljubljana: you will walk around the Old Quarter of the city, you will see Dragon Bridge, Ljubljana Castle, Tivoli Park.
The transfer for accommodation at the overnight location to the hotel in Hungary (about 300 кm).

Night at the hotel.

9 day. 7 May 2018. Budapest
Breakfast.
Transfer to Budapest (about 200 km).
  • Sightseeing trip around Budapest: you will walk around the bridges and embankment of the Danube river dividing the city into 2 parts – Buda and Pest, you will see Buda Castle, climb Gellért Hill, the Hungarian Parliament Building and the Széchenyi Chain
Bridge across the Danube River, you will go for walk across the main streets of the city -
Andrássy Avenue and Váci street.
The transfer for accommodation at the overnight location to the hotel in Poland (about 400 кm).

Night at the hotel.

10th day. 8th May 2018. Krakow- Brest
Breakfast.
Transfer to Krakow (about 120 km).
  • Walking travel around the old Town: you will see Wawel, shrine of Polish kings, the Cathedral, Saint Mary's Church and Market Square.
Transit through Poland (about 420 km)

Polish-Belarusian border crossing.

Arriving to Brest before 3 am.
For Moscow: boarding to the night train to Moscow, arriving to Moscow in the evening.

For Saint-Petersburg: a transit accommodation in Brest with breakfast at extra cost is possible. 2 pm – train boarding to Saint-Petersburg.

Notes: the organizers reserve the right to cross Polish-Belarusian border by the suburban train Brest - Tiraspol in order to avoid long hours in queues which takes place on Polish-Belarusian border.

Participation fee for program Comfort, 10 days:

(10 persons + 1 for free):
549 EURO per person

Arrangement fee is 15 € per 1 person (but no more than 210 € per 1 team), 22 € per soloist (at extra cost).

Participation fee includes:
  • Excursions according to the program
  • Russian-spoken guide according to the program
  • 2 nights at the hotel in Czech Republic/Poland
  • 1 night at the hotel in Germany
  • 2 nights at the hotel in Italy
  • 3 nights at the hotel in Cannes
  • 1 night at the hotel in Hungary
  • 9 continental breakfast at hotels
  • Bus transfer
Participation fee does not include:
  • Two-way tickets
  • Medical insurance – 11 €**
  • Schengen visa
  • Any museum’s  admissions and ticketing
  • Lunches at 10-14 € in Italy, France, Austria, 6-8 € in Czech Republic, Poland.
  • Boat transfer on Piazza San Marco (12€ - for children above 18 years old, 13 € - for persons over 18 years old)
  • Personal headphones during sightseeing excursions in Italian cities ( 2-3Индивидуальные наушники во время обзорных экскурсий в итальянских городах (2-3 € per person and per 1 excursion)
- not included into the price of the trip
- Payment is made in rubles at the rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation + 2%

Program №3 (4 days)

Cannes, 4 days

1st day. 2 May 2018. Check-in

Arriving to Nice. Receiving the group in Nice Côte d'Azur Airport**. Arrival time recommended is from 10 am to 1 pm**.
Bus boarding.
Transfer from the airport to Cannes.
  • Sightseeing trip around Cannes: you will see world-known Palace of Festivals and Conferences where the Cannes Festival has been held for 70 years, “Avenue of stars” that offers a unique chance to touch your cinema icons’ bronze palm imprints, market Fortville that is well-known for a rich assortment of flowers, spices and excellent natural products, Old Port, the most beautiful post in the city, and a famous Promenade de la Croisette, a prominent road in Cannes.
Check-in.

Night at the hotel.

2th day. 3rd May 2018. Festival day.
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. Transfer to the hotel.

3rd day. 4th May 2018. Free day, extra excursions
Breakfast
Free time or excursions at extra cost.
You can visit Nice*, old small-town Èze* and perfumery capital Grasse *, Monte Carlo* or walk around Cannes.

Night at the hotel.

4th day. 5 may 2018. Check-out
Breaklfast.
Free time. Check-out before 12:00. Transfer to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport**.
Departure time recommended is 12:00-15:00**.

Participation fee for program 3, 4 days:

(10 persons + 1 for free):

239 EURO per person

Participation fee includes:
  • 3 nights at the hotel in Cannes
  • 3 continental breakfast at hotels
  • Sightseeing excursion around Cannes
  • Transfer according to the program
Participation fee does not include:
  • Two-way tickets
  • Medical insurance – 1 €**
  • Schengen visa
  • Any museum’s  admissions and ticketing
  • Lunches at 12-17 €
- not included into the price of the trip
- 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.

- Payment is made in rubles at the rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation + 2%

* 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. 

Workshops:

Folk and scenic dance

Originally folk and scenic dance was initiated as a merge of classical dance, folk-character dance and unique folk background. It has its own distinguishing features such as jumps and tricks requiring a physical training, and dynamics. Colorful traditional costume is a must for such kind of dance. During the workshop the presenter will show you the dance features of different peoples and basic movements and share rich experience with festival participants.

Modern dance
Modern dance is a unique merge od different dance style and technics based on
European and American dance. Modern dancing style followed Contemporary Dance and other numerous dancing trends classified as so-called Street Style. As a multilateral and flexible art movement Modern dance offers a possibility to become bright and open personality and to express personal opportunities via music and movements as well as allows a dancer to develop body, rhythm feeling and endurance. Moreover, it is a mixture of dancing styles and technics which means that choreographers and dancers are always interested in learning something new. During workshop the presenter will show a wide range of new dancing elements that dancers will be able to use.

Stage art for performer of any genre

The stage is quite a test for anyone no matter if this is the first performance or not. A skill to convey feelings and emotions and to make the viewer empathize with everything that is taking place on the stage are the key to any successful performance. During our workshop you will know how to use correctly your speech, body, movement, facial expressions in order to keep the audience's attention and to entice the viewer. Stage art is a useful skill which can serve to any persons wishing to develop their communication skills and to feel at ease as well as to performers.

Pop vocal

Modern pop vocal is substantially different from classical singing. It puts together a wide range of vocal art absorbing different vocal technics and approaches. Pop vocal has an open and natural sound and soft music. Its distinguishing features lies in creating a unique voice. The presenters of our vocal workshop are outstanding vocal coaches.

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 30 March 2018