Russia, Kaliningrad

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


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!


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

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.

 (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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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".


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. 


- 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


Special offer 15+1 free


PROGRAM "ECONOMY" (accommodation in the hotel "Zolotaya Buchta", 2 *).
02.11-04.11 - 6850 rubles per person
01.11-04.11 - 7950 rubles per person

The organizational fee includes: participation in the competition and master classes, accommodation at the hotel 2 *, in 2-bed, 3-bed and 4-bed rooms with private facilities, breakfast, excursion program, transfer from the railway and bus station (on the dates of the festival).

"Zolotaya Buchta" is a three-star hotel located 10 minutes walk from the Kaliningrad Regional Philharmonic. It offers a fusion-style restaurant, classically decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour front desk. In walking distance is the railway station of Kaliningrad.

PROGRAM "COMFORT" (accommodation in the hotel "Marton Palace", 4 *)
02.11-04.11 - 7400 rubles per person.
01.11-04.11 - 9150 rubles per person.

The organizational fee includes: participation in the competition and master classes, accommodation in a 4 * hotel, in 2-3-bed rooms with private facilities, breakfast, excursion program, transfer from the railway and bus stations (on the dates of the festival).

"Marton Palace" is a 4 * hotel located in the business district of Kaliningrad, next to the Kirche of the Holy Family and 6th bridge, 500 meters from the Southern Bus Station. The rooms offer panoramic views of the city.

Participation in the second and subsequent nominations - at an additional cost *

* 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.

The оrganizing сommittee of the festival provides services for organizing lunches and dinners.

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


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.


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 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

1 day. November 1
Meeting at the railway station of Kaliningrad, participants coming on a 3-day program. Bus - pedestrian three-hour sightseeing tour of Kaliningrad with a visit to the main attractions. Accommodation at the hotel (rooms are available from 14.00). Dinner*. Free time, city tour or time for additional excursions (for extra fee). Dinner*. Organizational meeting for teachers. Disco-acquaintance, participants present  out-of-competition perforamnces. Overnight at the hotel.

2 day. November 2
Breakfast. Meeting at the railway station of Kaliningrad participants arriving on the reduced program. Accommodation at the hotel (rooms are available from 14.00). Sample scenes and sound. Solemn opening of the festival. Competitive listening. Dinner*. Round table for members of the jury and teachers. Master classes. Dinner*. Overnight at the hotel.

3 day. November 3
Breakfast. Continuation of competitive auditions. Dinner*. Round table for members of the jury and teachers. Master classes. Gala-concert and solemn rewarding of participants. Dinner*. Disco for participants, dance battles. Special dinner for teachers. Overnight at the hotel.

4 day. November 4
Breakfast. Bus - pedestrian three-hour sightseeing tour of Kaliningrad, with a visit to the main attractions for participants coming on a short program. Boarding the train.

*At extra charge.

Please note that the program can be changed!

Excursional program

The city of two names - Koenigsberg and Kaliningrad - is real and mythical, where each street has two names. Garden city, with the grave of the great philosopher Immanuel Kant near the walls of the Cathedral, the museum the Friedland Gate will allow you for a few moments to imagine yourself as a local resident. The excursion route passes through the remaining blocks of the Old City (18-20 centuries), hidden from the eyes of the ignorant tourist - along the inner defensive ring, consisting of the city gates, ravelins and towers. Visiting of museums is not provided. Sightseeing tours according to schedule.

Additional excursions:

Excursion "Baltic Riviera" (Route: Zelenogradsk-Pionersk - Primorye). This excursion will introduce tourists to the oldest resorts of East Prussia - Kranz and Neukuren, in which pre-war architecture objects have been preserved. Tourists on foot stroll around the city, visit Murarium, climb to the observation deck from where they have an unusual view of the sea, will see the wide beaches and long promenades in the Baltic. During the tour, tourists will see the westernmost point of the Russian land - Cape Taran, and a coastline bordered by rocks from the glacial period. At the end of all, a fischiknik waits, with refreshments from fresh Baltic fish prepared according to old recipes.

"City - Fortress" (Route: Kaliningrad) During the tour you will get acquainted with the history of the construction of defensive fortifications of the city of Koenigsberg from the 13th to the 20th century, 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 on Koenigsberg. 

Excursion "Amber Eldorado" (Route: town Amber). 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. 

PLEASE NOTE that, at your request, any additional excursion program can be arranged for a fee.


Photoreports from past events
I "Gold of Baltic":
II "Gold of Baltic":


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The address of the organizing committee: 191186, St. Petersburg, ul. Bolshaya Morskaya, 19, letter A, cab. 2D2.