Ski resort "Lubovnianske Kupele" Slovakia
Director: Oldrich Tymur
The aim of the competition:
The main tasks of the festival:
to promote children's creativity;
to reveal new talents and supporting young creative talents;
to create conditions for support and development of international children's creativity;
to strengthen friendship and mutual understanding between the people from different countries of the festival participants;
to involve leading specialists in culture and the most prominent artists;
to preserve and develop national culture.
the mayor's office of Stara Lubovna
the regional organization of tourism in the North Spis and Pieniny region
The travel company Olansa Travel, s.r.o.
the national Slovak television channel STV 2 - the editorial board of "cultural programs"
the regional radio and television of Lubovna district, Slovakia
Municipal Department of Culture of Stara Lubovna, Slovakia
Travel payment expenditures of festival participants are paid by the sending organization. Financing of the competition is carried out at the expense of org. contributions of participants. Org. contributions for participation in the competition are paid before the beginning of the contest performances but no later than registration on the day of the festival-contest.
Org. fee for each person (member of the team) is 20 euros in all categories and age groups for 2 numbers (performances, artworks, and literary works). For each additional performance it is paid 7 euros per person (member of the team) and the team is up to 9 people. All other teams from 10 people and more pay 70 EUR for each next performance.
The number of acts (performances, artworks, and literary works) are not limited. All services are provided only through the Organizing Committee of the competition and are coordinated with the participants individually.
All calculations, including accommodation, festival fees and excursions are exclusively made by the company "OLANSA". An independent stay at the festival is FORBIDDEN.
- 180 Euro per person for 4 nights in Slovakia.
Participation fee includes:
- Accommodation for 4 nights for 3 people in rooms with all conditions;
- Three meals a day (starting with lunch and ending with breakfast, water intake);
- Every day entrance to the pool in the hotel (should register in advance);
- Free use of the rehearsal room and fitness center.
- Resort fee;
- For each 11th person accommodation, meals - FREE of charge;
- Team leaders receive for FREE 1 time of the following relaxation procedures: bathing in the Jacuzzi, Finnish sauna, peat wrap, "sea bath".
Participation fee doesn't include:
- Festival fee of 20 EUR / 1 person - MANDATORY FOR ALL PERFORMERS.
- Consular fees, insurance, accommodation for drivers, transportation and personal expenses, optional excursions.
There are no discounts for accommodation or due to age. No other discounts will be taken.
Nominations and age groups:
Ballroom dance (Latin dance, stylized, standard).
Modern choreography (contemporary, improvisation, afro jazz, classical, jazz-modern, Broadway jazz).
Street Dance show (hip-hop, disco, funky styles, r & b, street jazz, soul, techno-club dance, break dance, house, and the variety of modern dance).
Variety of dance (show, rock & roll, Charleston, retro, stylization of folklore, synthesis of styles, etc.)
The ensemble / divided into a trio, a quartet, etc. /:
- 1st category - aged from 4 to 8;
- 2nd category - aged from 9 to 11;
- 3rd category - aged from 12 to 14;
- 4th category - 15-19;
- 5th category - 20-24;
- 6th category - 25 and older;
- 7th - mixed age category (formation)
- Acting, artistic image.
Nominations: academic, variety, folk.
7th - mixed age category (formation)
- correspondence of the repertoire to the age of the performer.
Nominations: plastic sketch, acrobatics, equilibration, antipode, rubber, jugglery, clownery, etc.
The age groups are not divided.
Criteria for evaluation:
- artistic design of the program, props
GENRE: DECORATIVE ART
Nominations: knitting, painting on the glass, izonit, rhinestones, weaving, clay work, embroidery with beads, dolls, batik, collage, etc.
- 4th category - aged from 17 to 25;
Each participant prepares 2 free-style themes
- difficulty of work;
GENRE: FINE ARTS
Nominations: gouache, watercolor, pencil, etc.
4th category - aged from 17 to 25;
Each participant prepares 2 free-style themes
- difficulty of work;
Nominations: classical music, folk, symphonic, pop, etc.
7th - mixed age category (formation)
- creative individuality.;
Amateur collectives from all directions of theatrical art can take part in the competition, the exception is drama theater. Collectives present small stage scenes, solo performances, and sketches, scenes from plays or plays that have a compositionally completed character. The age groups are not divided.
- correspondence of the repertoire to the age of performers.
GENRE FASHION & DESIGN
Nominations: children's models, fashion theaters, children's clothes design.
There are 2 forms of participation:
1. Collective: mixed age category from 4-16 years. Participants provide 2 collections in various fashion styles - up to 10 minutes all. For each collection it is necessary to provide a photo and prepare a brief comments that reveals the idea.
Originality and novelty of the idea;
Matching costumes to the age of the contestants;
Integrity of the idea of the show (the relationship of all components: direction, music, design of the collection, model skills)
Quality of performance.
2. Individual (author's collections, design of clothes and accessories):
3rd category - students and adult masters;
Participants provide 1-2 collections in the following directions:
PRET-A-PORTE, AVANT GARDE, ART-MODA, FOLK-STYLE
originality of design;
integrity of the collection;
technique of performance.
Parents, drivers, attendants and team leaders who do not take part in the festival are exempt from paying the festival fee. To participate in the competition you must provide the following documents:
The application form
A copy of the diplomas of awards in domestic and international competitions (if any).
Applications for participation in the festival are submitted no later than December 23, 2019.
Only those contestants who have paid an advance payment will be allowed to participate in the competition. Prepayment for participation in the festival (40 EUR per person) must be paid until November 15, 2019; The final payment of 100% is paid personally after the accommodation in the hotel on January 8, 2020.
ATTENTION!!! The organizer of the SNOWY OSKAR festival will confirm your participation in the competition by an Invitation (Voucher), only after receiving of your applications, the lists of participants and documents confirming your advance payment of 40 EUR / 1 person.
Vocalists (soloists, duets, ensembles) represent 2 (two) works of no more than 3-4 minutes each. Both these numbers can be in one nomination or in two different. Every other performance is allowed for an extra charge: + 7 EUR / per number / 1 participant, if there is a soloist, duet, trio, etc. no more than 9 people. + 70 EUR / per number in groups/. A team is considered of 10 or more people.
ATTENTION: The first work is COMPULSORY!!! Must be performed in a native language of the vocalist, or the country from which the contestant came. For example, if you are from Latvia, then the first song is sung in Latvian. The second song and the others can be performed in any other preferable language.
Choreographic collectives represent 2 (two) numbers in one nomination, or one dance in two different nominations, and the group dance should not exceed 6 minutes, solo - 5 minutes, ensembles of ballroom dance (formations no more than 7 minutes, mixes and concert numbers - 5-6 minutes). Every other performance is for an extra charge. + 7 EUR / per one performance / 1 participant, if there is a soloist, duet, trio, etc. no more than 9 people. + 70 EUR / per performance in groups/. A group is considered of 10 or more people.
ATTENTION: The first dance is COMPULSORY!!! Should represent the country from the collet come from: folk, folk stylization, or in the language spoken in this country. For example, if you are from Moldova, then the first dance should be with Moldovan motives.
Theater groups represent a compositionally completed performance of no more than 10-15 minutes. A participant or a team has the right to participate in several nominations, after sending a separate application for each nomination and paying a festival fee in advance: + 7 EUR / per number / 1 participant, if there is a soloist, duet, trio, etc. no more than 9 people. + 70 EUR / per number in groups/. A team is considered of 10 or more people.
Instrumentalists present a maximum of 2 works: soloist of a total duration up to 8 minutes, and ensembles no more than 10 minutes.
Original genre - collectives represent maximum of 2 works in general duration no more than 12 minutes.
Fine arts participants present for the contest max. 2 works. The format of painting and graphic works is unlimited. For each work there is prepared a sign with the required information: name of the work, technique, and personal data of the author (Name, Date of Birth), the full name of the institution, name and a surname of supervisor. The participants are not allowed to use numbers and works presented in the previous competitions of "SNOWY OSKAR".
Participants in the nomination FASHION & DESIGNER present at the contest maximum 2 works. For teams that demonstrate fashion, org. fee for each person (team member) is 15 EURO in all categories and age groups for 2 numbers (speeches, artworks, literary works). For each additional performance it is paid 7 euros per person (member of the team) and the team is up to 9 people.
For designers and authors of collections. The registration fee is 70 euros for two collections, but not less than 40 euros for one.
The results of the competition and awarding are carried out according to the genres, nominations and age categories specified in the Regulation above and provide awarding of Grand Prix winner and Laureates of three prizes:
Diplomas confirming the title of laureate of the competition.
Participants who do not qualify for the prize places receive an Oscar medal and a Diploma confirming the title of a diploma winner. If there is a situation when there are no worthy candidates, the Grand Prix is not awarded. It is possible to duplicate of prize places (first two places, second ones, etc.). There are also other possible awards such as: "Audience Choice Award", "The most original choreography","The most beautiful program","The youngest participant of the festival", etc. The numbers / performances selected by the jury take part in the gala concert. The decision of the jury is final and is not changeable. The results of the competition are announced at the final concert. If Contestants do not come to the final meeting, the organizing committee does not guarantee the issuance of diplomas and gifts at some other times.
WELLCOME IN SNOWY OSKAR IN SLOVAKIA, FRIENDS!
Approved groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.