Russia, Kaliningrad

VI International festival of music and arts “The gold of Baltic”

01.11.2018-04.11.2018

From 1000 rub/person

Kaliningrad is a unique city, a small island in Russia with access to the Baltic Sea and located between Lithuania and Poland. During its history, the city had many names, but it was and remains one of the most beautiful places in Europe: the Cathedral, the Koenigsberg Exchange, the Cross Exaltation Cathedral, the Fish Village, the Royal Gates and other architectural monuments create a special look of the city. Participation in our evenr - it's exciting excursions, interesting master classes and a creative atmosphere!

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 the participants will be held in the Concert Hall of the Palace of Culture of Railwaymen.

This concert hall is one of the most popular venues for cultural events in Kaliningrad. It is ideally suited for carrying out of various competitions and festivals, has the necessary stage equipment.

Master classes

IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND ARTSparticipants can take part and improve their skills at master classes from professional teachers in various creative disciplines, gain theoretical knowledge and practical advice from experienced art masters. 

Note:

- participation in master classes for contestants is free,
- the visit is strictly by appointment,
- at the end of the master class you will get a certificate,
- all information received in the master class can be used in further creative activity. 

Master class in folk dance

During the master class, the contestants will get acquainted with the rich heritage of their native country, learn the peculiarities of the ethnic warehouse of the Russian culture. Participants will immerse themselves in the atmosphere of Russian folk dance, learn the professional "tricks", which will be a significant contribution to the knowledge base of young dancers.

Master class on variety vocal

On the master class on vocal, young artists will learn the subtleties of the variety manner of sound production and the peculiarities of variety stylistics. Within the framework of the lesson, the basic principles of the pop production will be discussed. In a comfortable and friendly atmosphere, under the guidance of a professional performer, singers will be able to better understand themselves, their voice and find original vocal solutions for the development of their musical career. 

Master class on contemporary dance

Practical lesson on modern dance will be an excellent addition to the already existing choreographic base of the artist. In modern dance it is extremely important to be aware of the latest trends and actual dance practics. Visiting the master class on contemporary choreography, young dancers will be able not only to adopt the rich experience of a professional, but to bring fresh solutions to their own dance aesthetics.

Master class on arts and crafts

The variety of modern techniques of decorative and applied art allows the young creator to choose a direction appropriate to his creative interests. Cognition of contemporary arts and crafts expands the horizon of the child and creates solid basement for the development of creative abilities, imagination, the ability to think outside the box and generate ideas.

Master class on instrumental creativity

Take the opportunity to enrich your professional experience by interacting with brilliant instrumentalists of Russia and abroad. The master class will deal with the following topics: the development of musical abilities in different periods of study, the interpretation of musical works, musical training, as a way of developing common abilities and other topics relevant to instrumentalists. Within the framework of the master class, individual consultations on the repertoire and technique of execution are possible. *

* The master class will take place with a sufficient number of participants in the nomination "Instrumental creativity". 

Master class on acting

An artist in any genre must know how to properly present themselves on the stage. At the master class on acting skills, participants will receive valuable recommendations on the development of confidence during the performance. Contestants will be given modern material on theatrical plastic and speech, the technique of inclusion in the role and methods of interpreting the character.

Financial terms

FINANCIAL CONDITIONS FOR NON-LOCAL ARTISTS
Special offer 15+1 free
FIRST NOMINATION AS A GIFT!

 

3 days
2-4.11

days
1-4.11

Meals

Extra meals
(/person)

Extra meals
(/person)

ECONOMY
(hostels)

5 850

6 700

-

upon request

upon request

COMFORT
Holiday Inn, 4*

8 900

11 200

breakfast

550 - lunch, dinner

2 500

"ECONOMY"
Participants will be accommodated in modern and comfortable hostels, equipped with everything necessary for comfortable living. Information about an accessible hostel will be provided at the time of applying for participation.

The price includes: participation in the festival and master classes, accommodation in comfortable modern hostels, in 4-6-8-10-12-bed rooms. Arrival of participants 01 (02) November from 14.00, departure on November 4 to 12.00, excursion program, transfer from the railway and bus station (on the dates of the festival).

"COMFORT"
The price includes: participation in the festival and master classes, accommodation in a 4 * hotel, in 2-bed rooms with private facilities. Arrival of participants 01 (02) November from 14.00, departure 4 november to 12.00, breakfast - buffet, sightseeing program, transfer from the railway and bus station (on the dates of the festival).

Holiday Inn - Kaliningrad (Holiday Inn) - 4 * hotel, 400 meters from the Königsberg Cathedral, 1.9 km from the Rosgarten Gate and the Amber Museum. There is a fitness center, a communal lounge, and Wi-Fi.

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

Attention!
Group transfer for participants is organized according to the schedule: morning departure to the concert hall, in the evening - return to the hotel. Participants bear personal responsibility for being late / no-show at the time of transfer; the funds for the missed flight are not returned.

* Participation in two or more nominations - extra paid:
- for soloists and duets - 2900 rubles,
- for other participants - 1000 rubles per person, but not more than 9000 rubles from the team,
- participation in the exhibition - 1000 rubles per person.
The cost is indicated for one additional nomination.

FINANCIAL CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM KALININGRAD (excluding accommodation, meals, transfers and excursions). 
Organizational fee for participation: for soloists and duets 2900 rubles; for collectives 1000 rubles per person, but not more than 9000 rubles from the collective; participation in the exhibition 1000 rubles per person.

In case of exceeding the limit of applications, the registration can be closed anticipatorily

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 festival, 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 OCtober,18, 2019 (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 Kaliningrad participants coming to the program for 4 days. Sightseeing bus and pedestrian excursion in Kaliningrad according to schedule. Accommodation at the hotel (rooms are available from 14.00). Dinner*. Free time, city tour or time for additional excursions *. Dinner*. Organizational meeting for teachers. Discotheque-acquaintance for children. Participants present out-of-competition performances. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2
Breakfast. Meeting at the railway station in Kaliningrad participants coming to the program for 3 days. Accommodation at the hotel (rooms are available from 14.00). COMPETITIVE DAY. Sample scenes and sound. Rehearsal of the grand opening of the festival. Solemn opening of the festival. Competitive listening. Round tables with jury members for teachers. Dinner*. Master classes. For groups not participating in auditions, a free day for additional excursions *. Dinner*. Disco. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3
Breakfast. COMPETITIVE DAY. Continuation of competitive auditions. Round tables with jury members for teachers. Dinner*. Master classes. Gala-concert and solemn rewarding of participants. Dinner*. Festive disco. Special dinner for teachers. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4
Breakfast. Sightseeing bus and walking tour around Kaliningrad 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

City tour of Kaliningrad
The city of two names - Koenigsberg and Kaliningrad - is real and mythical, where each street has two names, a garden city, with the grave of the great philosopher Immanuel Kant near the walls of the Cathedral. The excursion route passes through the remaining blocks of the Old City (18-20 centuries), hidden from the eyes of the tourist - along the inner defensive ring, consisting of the city gates, ravelins and towers. Visiting of museums is not provided.

Additional excursions (paid separately):

1. Excursion "Amber Eldorado" (6 hours)
Visit one of the unique places in the world - the village of Yantarny (formerly Palmniken), where more than 90% of the world's amber reserves are concentrated. You will not only see how the amber is mined, but you can also collect for yourself a handful of sun stone and get the title of "Amber prospector". You will learn about the history of mining amber, the village itself, you will go to the widest beaches of the Baltic Sea. You will be told about the history of man's use of amber from ancient times to the present day and will reveal all the secrets of using this sun stone. For an additional fee (300 rubles per person) you can visit the master class "Amber Affairs Master", where you will collect beads or bracelet from unprocessed amber.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group of 10-20 people - 1750
Group of 21-30 people - 1300
Group of 31-40 people - 1100
Group 41-50 people - 930

2. Excursion "Resorts of East Prussia" (8 hours)
Zelenogradsk and Svetlogorsk - Krantz and Rauschen are the most famous and popular resorts of both East Prussia and the Kaliningrad region. Each of them has something to be proud of. Krantz is the first state resort in East Prussia on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Here there are wide beaches, a spacious promenade, and from the observation platform you will visit, you can see the Zelenogradsk and the Baltic Sea. Svetlogorsk captivates at once - it seems as if everything was created for unhurried walks: like toy villas of the beginning of the 20th century, winding paths running down to the sea, city sculpture.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group of 10-20 people - 1400
Group of 21-30 people - 1300
Group of 31-40 people - 1000
Group of 41-50 people - 900

3. "City - Fortress" (4 hours)
During the tour of Kaliningrad, you will get acquainted with the history of the construction of the defensive fortifications of the city of Koenigsberg from the 13th to the 20th century, you will visit the walls of the partially destroyed by the war Fort 5 "King Friedrich-Wilhelm III" and learn about the exploits of Soviet soldiers during the assault of Koenigsberg. Especially for you will be an excursion to the fort, where you will get acquainted with the features of the fortification architecture of the second half of the 19th century and see the restored part of the interior of the fort, as well as an exposition of weapons and household items.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group of 10-20 people - 1300
Group of 21-30 people - 1080
Group of 31-40 people - 900
Group of 41-50 people - 800

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.

Photoreports

Photoreports from past events
I "Gold of Baltic": http://vk.com/album-29213930_221597244
II "Gold of Baltic": https://vk.com/album-29213930_232895013

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.