View Online Participants Director: Svetlana Rumenova Contact person: Roberto Scaletti I° date: till 15/10/2020 II° date: till 15/11/2020 III° date: till 15/12/2020 *The indicated periods are not connected between each other. Participants can choose period they prefer for participation or participate in all rounds. Be part of the biggest art community! Participate and win discount vouchers and special invitations for participation in festivals and contests in Italy in 2021 or 2022. While we wait to return to the normal realization of the festivals on a real stage, let be together at a virtual platform and share with all the world your talent and skills! The competition is the right qualification for the next step – trip to Italy and join all winners on the big international stage of Sopravista Festivals Italy Why to participate? Because Sopravista International Festivals organizes the most important international art forums in Italy every year and is synonymous of quality and high level organization Possibility to win participation in prestigious international contest, free accommodation during the festival or free participation Discounts for soloists and groups Greater visibility of your video world wide and promotion of the best performances Fair competition among art, dance, vocal and instrumental groups and individual performers International jury from 7 countries. Special prizes and awards: 1. Prize fund of 6,000 euros 2. The winners of the Grand Prix will receive voucher awards of: - 100 euro for soloist - 200 euro for duo or trio - 500 euros for groups - special invitations for participation for next festivals and contests in Italy in 2021 and 2022 3. Laureates of the 1st degree are invited without a festival fee to any of the competitions when purchasing full festival vouchers with accommodation. 4. Addittional prizes are expected too: - Discount voucher for participation in festivals and competitions in Italy for 2021 and 2022 - Invitation to participate in festivals and competitions in Italy for 2021 and 2022 - Realization of a professional video for soloist or group in Italy 2021 and 2022 Conditions of the competition: Age category: I) till 6 years old; 7-9 y.o.; 10-11 y.o.; 12-13 y.o; 14 -16 y.o; 17 - 19 y.o II) 20 - 27 y.o; over 28 y.o * The group age will be based on the majority of the participants. Nominations in 3 categories: Dancing groups and soloists, duets, trio classical ballet; modern choreography (jazz, modern, neoclassic, etc.) folk choreography, folk-stylized dance, ethnic dances; pop dance. ballroom dancing; sports dances (hip-hop, disco, techno, break dance, ect) social dances Instrumental groups and soloists, duets, trio, orchestra string instruments folk instruments wind instruments electronic musical instruments keyboard instruments bow instruments percussion instruments; Vocals (choirs, ensembles, duets, trio, soloists) academic vocals pop vocals folk vocals jazz vocals rock and rap Other geners: ng, acrobatics, original plastic, juggling fashion theaters students of art schools , arts and crafts photo and video creativity circus, clowni Jury and evaluation criteria: The composition of the jury is formed and approved by the Organizing Committee of the contest. The jury is formed by specialists of dance and music art: choreographers, composers, musicians, variety artists, teachers. Decisions of the jury are final and are not subject to review. The Organizing Committee is not responsible for the decision of the jury and the awarding of seats to the participants. Duration of group performances - up to 5 minutes for each performance. Duration of a soloist's performance - up to 4 minutes for each performance. Competitive requirements, specified in the score sheet of the jury: Vocals: - Purity of intonation; - Range of voice; - Artistry and scenic culture; - Choosing a repertoire; Dance: - Theme and selection of the repertoire; - Performing skills; - Dance composition; - Costumes and props; - Acting skills. Instrumental performance (only for soloists): - Technique of performance; - Composition; - Musicality, virtuosity, sound culture; - Artistic interpretation of the musical work, selection of the repertoire; - Artistry, stage appearance, general impression. Program: from 30 september till 9 december - acceptance of application and payments from 10 till 17 december - work of jury 20 december - announcement of results Participation fee "Option 1": 20 Euro - soloists, duets, trios, artists 50 Euro per team Participation fee "Option 1" includes: the opportunity to present 1 performance the group receives a competitive diploma (electronically); a review of the issue from a professional international jury; certificates and letters of thanks to teachers (electronically); an opportunity to win a special prize, vouchers of discount and invitation for future contests in Italy. * Additional nomination is paid in the same way as the main one. Participation fee "Option 2": 30 Euro – soloists 20 Euro per person - duets, trios, artists up to 6 people 15 Euro per person - groups with more than 7 up to 10 people 10 Euro per person (no more than 150 euro) - groups with more than 10 people Participation fee "Option 2" includes: the opportunity to present up to 2 numbers or works from a participant or team; each participant receives a personalized diploma for participating in the festival-competition; participants in small forms - an individual award certificates and letters of thanks to teachers; an opportunity to win a special prize, vouchers of discount and invitation for future contests in Italy. * Additional nomination is paid in the same way as the main one. Participation fees must be transferred by 09.12.2020 via Bank, MoneyGram, Western Union, Privat24 or Pay Pal. Transaction fees are at the expense of the payer. Requirements for video files: - We accept amateur and professional videos made no more than 2 years ago. - For amateur recordings, use the highest resolution of your recorder and shoot horizontally with a tripod. Group performances must be filmed in a general shot. Before sending the file, check for audio and video defects. - It is allowed to use videos filmed during other competitions and concerts. Any group willing to participate must submit an Application form.