Russia, Saint-Petersburg

III International festival of music and arts “Christmas Saint-Petersburg”

03.01.2019-06.01.2019

From 1000 rubles per person

What could be better than spending a winter vacation in one of the most beautiful cities in the world? Petersburg on the eve of Christmas welcomes guests of the festival of arts! The city of rivers and canals in January sometimes resembles the kingdom of the Snow Queen: refined architecture, elegant, frost-covered spiers, rushing into the snowy sky of the Northern capital, mysterious alleys, magical courtyards, embankments and ice-bound Neva ... We are waiting for you in the cultural capital of Russia to meet together a year full of creativity, novelty of discovery, invaluable experience and skills. In a magical Christmas season, no one will be left without gifts. Winners of the Grand Prix of the festival will receive impressive cash grants and free trips to our events, and partners will note participants'with valuable prizes also. We are sure that the happiest year starts with us!

Venue

The international festival will be held with the support of "St. Petersburg Academy of Postgraduate Education" and the Elena Obraztsova International Academy of Music. 

OBJECTIVES AND TASKS OF THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND ARTS
Preservation and development of the Russian Federation and foreign countries multinational culture traditions; The identification and full support of the most talented and promising children and young people in the field of the arts; Attracting Orphanages, children with disabilities to the creativity of pupils; Experience exchange between collectives, mentors and teachers, support of permanent creative contacts between them, their unification in the framework of the festival movement; Increase of professional skills of heads of collectives and teachers (holding seminars, round tables and master classes); Attracting attention from state, international, commercial and public organizations to the problems of creative teams and performers; Coverage of the creativity of children and youth in the media. Implementation of the decree of the President of the Russian Federation "On approval of the foundations of the state cultural policy" No. 808 of December 24, 2014.

NOMINATIONS
I. DANCE CREATIVITY
 (solo, duets, small forms (3-7 persons), ensembles): classical dance (including excerpts from ballets), ballroom dance and sports ballroom dance, folk dance (ethnic, folk, characteristic), folk dance in modern processing, world nations dances, children's dance, variety dance (including step, disco, show group), dance theater, dance show, free plastic, modern (jazz, jazz-modern, contemporary, neoclassic), club dance (salsa, bachata, merengue, rueda, hustle, Argentine tango, etc.), street dance (break dance, hip-hop, house, popping, jazz funk, electric boogie, etc.), oriental belly dance (tribal, belly dance).
II. VOCAL CREATIVITY (solo, duets, trios, ensembles, choirs): academic, folk, pop, jazz, choral, show groups.
III. INSTRUMENTAL CREATIVITY (solo and duets on various instruments, ensembles, orchestras): classical, variety, folk, jazz, accompaniment, teacher-soloist.
IV. COMPETITION OF YOUNG COMPOSERS AND BARDS. Purpose: to get acquainted with new trends and ways in art, to identify new talented composers, poets, and to promote their creativity.
V. THEATRICAL CREATIVITY: miniature, an excerpt from a play, a musical, artistic reading, a conference, an actor's song, a puppet theater, a music theater, a fashion theater.
VI. CIRCUS ART. ORIGINAL GENRE: acrobatic etude, air-sports equilibration, cheerleading, majorettes and drummers, eccentric, etc.
VII. FINE ARTS: painting, graphics, photography.
VIII. EXHIBITION OF APPLIED ART: sculpture of small forms in the interior, academic sculpture, jewelry art, sculptural and jewelry techniques (metal-plastic, cut-through metal, diffusion, hand-forging, casting, chasing, bone carving), costume design, graphic design, cold and hot batik, free painting, heel and print, tapestry, remix creativity, collage, quilt, art felt, textile doll, hand-made paper, linocut, lithography, woodcut, etching, incisal engraving, etc.
IX. COMPETITION IN COSTUME: historical costume, national costume, theatrical costume, stage costume, model.
X. DEBUT. The first performance on the stage. A creative performance for any of the above categories is presented. Children are allowed to participate for 4-8 years.

AGE CATEGORIES
Up to 8 years; From 9 to 10 years; From 11 to 12 years; From 13 to 15 years; From 16 to 18; Over 18; Mixed group.

In the team of each age category, no more than 30% of participants younger or older than the specified age range are allowed. For example, in a team declared in the age category of 9-10 years, up to 30% of the composition may be less than 9 years old or over 10 years old.

TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT
Participants of all nominations can perform competitive works with live music or have audio tracks on a USB flash or CD in the audio format (WAV / WAVE or MP3), signed as follows: track title, collective or soloist's name (for example: " Russian Dance ", ensemble "Kalinka"). On the USB or CD-ROM there should be no other files, except the competitive program. The organizing committee has the right to place festival photo and video materials of collectives in the Internet and use them in advertising products without coordination with the collective or individual performer.

PROGRAM OF PERFORMANCE
Each team-participant of the festival presents a program of performances consisting of one or two diverse works with a total duration of up to 8 minutes. In the nomination "Theater Creativity" the collectives represent an excerpt from the play with a total duration of up to 10 minutes. The time of the performance can be extended to 15 minutes (with preliminary coordination with the organizing committee of the festival and the availability of a time reserve on the competition site). Soloists and duets of nominations "Variety Vocal", "Dance Creativity" and "Artistic Word" represent one work with a total duration of up to 5 minutes. The competitive performance of participants of the nomination "Conference" consists of two outputs (all necessary information for preparation will be sent by the organizing committee of the festival). Soloists and duets of the nomination "Instrumental Creativity", "Academic Vocal", "Folk Vocal", "Competition of Young Composers and Bards" represent one or two diverse works with a total duration of up to 7 minutes. The duration of the show in the nomination "Costume Competition" is 2 minutes. Participants in the "Debut" nomination must show one creative performance with a total duration of up to 3 minutes. In the nomination "Fine Art" and "Exhibition of Applied Arts", participation is organized in the format of an exhibition that takes place during the festival. Within the framework of one participation, two to four works of a size of 50x70 cm (for arts and crafts - grounds) or less can be submitted.

In case of non-observance of these requirements and timing, the jury has the right to remove the team (soloist) from participating in the festival.

JURY
The jury headed by the chairman is formed and approved by the organizing committee of the competition-festival of famous artists, teachers of creative universities, directors, leaders of creative teams, cultural figures and artists. The jury is not disclosed until the start of the competition-festival. At the end of the contest-festival participants and teachers have the opportunity to discuss with the jury the contest performances and exchange opinions.

CRITERIA FOR ASSESSING PERFORMANCES AND AWARDING WINNERS
Competitive performances of participants are evaluated according to generally accepted criteria: technical mastery (according to nomination and age), artistry, complexity of repertoire, creation of artistic image, etc. 

PRIZES AND AWARDS
All collectives, participants in the festival competition, and soloists are awarded memorable cups and diplomas. In each nomination and age category, the titles of Laureate I, II, III degrees, as well as the titles of Diplomant I, II III degrees are conferred. Soloists, holders of the Grand Prix, are awarded a free trip to one of the contest-festivals in Europe or Russia; Collectives, owners of the Grand Prix, receive a certificate approved by the certificate, which can be used to travel to one of the festival-competitions in Europe or in Russia. The amount of the grant is used at a time, solely for payment not more than 50% of the cost of the trip. Special diplomas and titles were also established: "Best choreographer", "Best accompanist", "Diploma for Artistry", "Diploma for the youngest participant", "Best teacher", "For the preservation of national cultural traditions".

Location

Performances of participants will take place on the stage of the congress hall of the hotel "Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovskaya".

The hall is one of the most famous, large and status areas for international events. Modern equipment, excellent acoustics, lighting, large capacity make the congress hall a popular place among organizers of competitions, festivals, conferences, trainings. The hall is located in the business center of the Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovskaya Hotel, where the contestants live.

The configuration of the hall: the size of the stage is 18.2 x 8.4 m., The cover is linoleum.

Financial terms

For the leaders of organized groups, a 15 + 1 offer is free.
FIRST NOMINATION AS A GIFT!
Participation in the second and subsequent nominations - at an additional cost *

 

3 days
4-6.01

4 days
3-6.01

Meals

Etra meals
(₽/rub)

Extra days
(₽/rub)

ECONOMY
hostels

7 200

8 100 

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1 100

COMFORT
"Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovskaya"

 
8 150

 
9 550

breakfast

650 lunch, dinner

1 600

The price includes: participation in the festival, accommodation in hostels (3-4-5-6-6-8 bed accommodation) and in the luxurious 4 * hotel "Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovskaya" in 2-3-bed rooms with all the amenities, arrival of participants 03.01 (04.01) from 14.00, departure 06.01 to 12.00, breakfast buffet for the COMFORT program, a sightseeing tour of the historical center of the city, transfer from the airport, railway station and bus station.

Transfer hotel-concert hall-hotel is charged additionally: 150 rubles per person.

Attention!
The group transfer for participants is organized according to the schedule: in the morning, departure to the concert hall, in the evening - return to the hotel. Participants are personally liable for late / non-appearance at the time of transfer; money for the missed flight will not be returned.

"Park Inn by Radisson Pulkovskaya" is a luxury 4 * hotel of the international premium hotel chain Radisson. Comfortable rooms have a modern design, equipped with plasma TVs, stylish furniture, in the bathroom - cosmetics, hairdryer, slippers. The hotel's restaurants serve a delicious breakfast buffet with a huge selection of food and drinks. The Congress Hall of the hotel, where the participants' performances will take place, is one of the most prestigious stages of Petersburg. The hotel is located next to Victory Square and the Heroes Cities Park. 

ATTENTION! GIFT FOR PARTICIPANTS LIVING IN THE HOTEL!

In the hotel there is a spa complex Wellness & SPA salon. For our participants for 3 days (04.01.19, 05.01.19, 06.01.19) for 2 hours a day (from 11:00 to 13:00) will be fully rented Aquazonе with swimming pools, saunas, jacuzzi, hammam, etc. Take advantage of all the possibilities of Aquazonе for free. Exclusive access for you - as a gift!

* Participation in two or more nominations - paid:
- for soloists and duets - 2900 rubles,
- for other participants - 1000 rubles per person, but not more than 12,000 rubles with the team,
- participation in the exhibition - 1000 rubles per person.
The cost is indicated for one additional nomination.

In conditions of a large volume of applications, early termination of admission is possible.

FINANCIAL CONDITIONS FOR COLLECTIVES FROM ST PETERSBURG (excluding accommodation, meals, transfers, excursions and entertainment New Year's program):

The registration fee for participation is:
1. For soloists and duos 2900 rubles;
2. For groups of 1000 rubles. per person, but not more than 12,000 rubles with the collective;
3. Participation in the exhibition 1000 rubles. per person.

DRAW YOUR ATTENTION TO!
If a participant acts as a solo / in a duet, or as part of an ensemble, the main nomination is ensemble. Solo / duet performance in this case is an additional nomination.

When submitting an application for the competition, each team, as well as each age group, must submit a surname list of the composition of the team / age group, indicating the exact age of each participant at the time of the performance.

Application

FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND ARTS it is necessary to send an application about the team (soloist) till December,10, 2018 (You can see the sample application on the website or receive by fax) and pay the registration fee.

In the application it is necessary to specify: the full name of the collective (soloist); nomination; the institution in which the collective is based, its postal address (with the index), tel./fax; date of creation of the collective, honorary title, awards; number of participants and their age; Competition program: title, author, timekeeping, phonogram carrier, technical means; Full name of the head of the team, contact phone numbers. For visitors: the need for additional meals or excursions and information about the time of arrival.

IMPORTANT! According to the Russian Government Resolution No. 1177 of December 17, 2013 "On the Approval of the Rules for the Organized Transport of a Group of Children by Bus" (as amended by RF Government Decrees No. 579 of June 23, 2014, No. 652 of June 30, 2015, No. 569 of 22.06.2016), the time limits for submitting information for the organization of transfers and a sightseeing tour are limited.

Applications for the transfer and sightseeing tour are accepted no later than 3 weeks before the start of the festival. Groups that did not have time to apply before this deadline will be refunded money for organizing transfers and a sightseeing tour.

For the organization of the transfer and sightseeing tour it is necessary to send to the transport and excursion department to the address triumph_2@triumph-org.ru the exact data of arrival and departure for the festival, a filled table with the data of visitors and an indication of who will sit on the bus with whom.

Later, than 3 weeks before the start of the festivals, changes in the arrival-departure data, lists for transfers and excursions, transport layout of the participants is impossible. Responsibility for the reliability and timeliness of the provision of these data rests with the persons who provided these data on behalf of the participants. These data is accepted only in electronic form.

Preliminary program

Day 1
Meeting at the railway station of St. Petersburg participants arriving on the program for 4 days. Sightseeing bus and walking tour of St. Petersburg according to the schedule. Hotel accommodation (rooms are available from 14.00). Dinner*. Free time for additional excursions *. Dinner*. Organizational meeting for teachers. Disco for children. Participants show out-of-competitive performances. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2
Breakfast. Meeting at the railway station of St. Petersburg participants arriving on the program for 3 days. Hotel accommodation (rooms are available from 14.00). COMPETITIVE DAY. Sample scene and sound. Rehearsal of the grand opening of the festival. The grand opening of the festival. Competitive auditions. Round tables with members of the jury for teachers. Dinner*. Free time, visiting additional excursions or events *: the famous “Circus on the Fontanka”, famous New Year trees with gifts for children in Anichkov Palace. Dinner*. Disco. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3
Breakfast. COMPETITIVE DAY. Continuing competitive auditions. Round tables with members of the jury for teachers. Dinner*. Master classes, Gala concert and award ceremony. Dinner*. Festive disco for children - a memorable NEW YEAR HOLIDAY with a rich interactive program, gifts for children, congratulations from Father Frost, Snow Maiden and other fairy-tale characters. Reception for managers. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4
Breakfast. Sightseeing bus and walking tour of St. Petersburg for participants coming to the program for 3 days. Transfer to the railway station.

* at extra charge.
Please note that the program can be changed!

Excursional program

Special Christmas programs:

1. Christmas in Petersburg (4 hours)
The tour will tell about the holiday of Christmas in the Catholic and Orthodox traditions, about the role of the holiday in the West and the East, about Christmas plots, symbols. While admiring the festively decorated city, the excursionists will learn about the traditions of celebrating Christmas in St. Petersburg, entertainment and amusements of the citizens at Christmas time. 

Cost of the tour (rubles / person):
Group up to 9 people - on request
A group of 10-20 people - 1550
A group of 21-30 people - 1100
A group of 31-50 people - 900

In addition excursion in a show-museum "Secrets of Petersburg" adult - 900 / schoolchild - 850

2. Christmas lights of St. Petersburg (4 hours)
Evening sightseeing tour of the city, decorated with festive illuminations. You will see the magical illumination of embankments, bridges, temples, palaces and, of course, the shining lights of Nevsky Prospect. There are photo stops along the route. Guests will learn why the city’s landmarks are decorated in one way or another, which stories and symbols hide behind these decorations. The program includes a stop at Palace Square and a photo-stop near the main Christmas tree of the city.

Cost of the tour (rubles / person):
Group up to 9 people - on request
A group of 10-20 people - 1550
A group of 20-30 people - 1100
A group of 30-50 people - 900
At will in addition - excursion in a show-museum "Secrets of Petersburg" adult - 900 / schoolchild - 850

3. New Year's performances in the Fontanka Circus
The Big St. Petersburg State Circus is one of the symbols of the Northern Capital. Real magic is performed under its dome. The New Year program at the circus will be a vivid impression from visiting St. Petersburg.

4. New Year's performances in the "Theater on the Neva"

Cost of the excursion (rubles / person): 600 - 1700

5. New Year's performances in the Anichkov Palace and "Carnival"

Cost of the excursion (rubles / person): 1500 - 1800

Sightseeing tour around St. Petersburg

Participants of the competition will get acquainted with the history of the Northern capital for three centuries. Guests will see the main sights of St. Petersburg: Nevsky Prospekt, Strelka of Vasilievsky Island, the building of the Kunstkamera and the University, the Palace Square and the Winter Palace, the Admiralty, the St. Isaac's Cathedral and the Bronze Horseman, the Mariinsky Theater, the Kazan Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on the Blood, the Field of Mars, , Peter and Paul Fortress, the mosque at the Alexander Garden, the cruiser "Aurora". As part of the tour, there are several stops for taking photographs (photo-stops). Visiting museums is not included in the excursion.

Additional excursions (for a fee)

1. Excursion to Pushkin
A country excursion to the city of Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo), where you will visit one of the most elegant and richly decorated palaces - the residence of Empress Catherine the Great, where the famous Amber Room is kept.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group 10-20 people - adult - 3100 / schoolchild - 2200
Group 21-30 people - adult - 2600 / schoolchild - 1700
Group 31-50 people - adult - 2400 / schoolchild - 1500

2. Excursion to Pavlovsk
The tour begins on the road to Pavlovsk with a story about the era of Paul I - one of the most mysterious emperors on the Russian throne. The Pavlovsky Palace is famous for its very serious damage in the Great Patriotic War, but it was completely restored.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group 10-20 people - adult - 2550 / schoolboy - 2150
Group 21-30 people - adult - 2050 / schoolboy - 1650
Group 31-50 people - adult - 1850 / schoolboy - 1450

3. Excursion to Gatchina
One of the most peculiar suburbs of St. Petersburg. The center of the Gatchina palace and park ensemble is the palace. Built in the form of a secluded castle, it rises above a quiet water surface, subjugating the surrounding landscape. Nowadays the Gatchina Palace is a museum.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group 10-20 people - adult - 2900 / schoolchild - 2600
Group 21-30 people - adult - 2200 / schoolchild - 1900
Group 30-50 people - adult - 1900 / schoolchild - 1600

4. Excursion to Peterhof
The excursion to Petergof begins in the city, where historical and architectural monuments like Dashkova and Sheremetyevs' estates, the monastery of the Trinity-Sergius desert and the Constantine Palace, sparkled after the restoration, are located on the historical Peterhof road. Upon arrival in Peterhof - an excursion to the Lower Park, after the excursion, free time for a walk is provided. Visit to the Great Peterhof Palace. The parks of Peterhof are laid by the order of Peter the Great. Peterhof called "Russian Versailles" and "The Kingdom of Fountains." The complex has 180 fountains and 4 cascades.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group 10-20 people - adult - 2900 / schoolboy - 2650
Group 21-30 people - adult - 2000 / schoolchild - 1750
Group 31-50 people - adult - 1800 / schoolchild - 1550

5. Visit to the Hermitage and the Kunstkammer
The pearls of the collection of the cultural capital - the State Hermitage and the Kunstkamera are mandatory and indispensable points of your program in the city on the Neva. Use your chance to see the greatest works of world art with your own eyes, and also get acquainted with the history, culture and way of life of different peoples of the world.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group 10-20 people - adult - 3700 / schoolchild - 2900
Group 21-30 people - adult - 2600 / schoolchild - 1800
Group 31-50 people - adult - 2600 / schoolchild - 1800

PLEASE NOTE:
1. Any other additional excursion program can be arranged for a fee at your request.
2. Prices quoted are subject to change. The actual cost of an additional excursion is recommended to be specified at the time of booking.

Contacts

Phones / Fax:
8 (800) 250-80-55 (Calls to the RF free of charge)
8 (911) 250-80-55 (Calls to WhatsApp for free)
8 (812) 600-21-23
8 (812) 600-21-24
E-mail address: info@triumph-org.ru
Official site of the contest-festival: www.triumph-org.ru
Social networks:
VKontakte https://vk.com/triumph_org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/triumphorg/
The address of the organizing committee: 191186, St. Petersburg, ul. Bolshaya Morskaya, 19, letter A, cab. 2D2.