Russia, Yaroslavl

VII International festival of music and arts “Open pages. Yaroslavl”


From 1000 rubles

An ancient city on the Volga coast, celebrating the 1000th anniversary, invites to visit! Yaroslavl is the capital of the Golden Ring. Here is a commemorative sign "Zero kilometer" - the beginning of all tourist routes in ancient Russian cities. Many of Yaroslavl's sights are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Here was found a unique monument of ancient Russian literature "The Lay of Igor's Host". The beauty of these places was described in the novel "War and Peace" by Leo Tolstoy. Enter into a creative contest, find like-minded peers, get new knowledge at master classes of professional teachers and get acquainted with the culture and traditions of Yaroslavl region. Every contest is a window into a new world of opportunities for our participants. Use your chance to improve your professional level with the "Triumph"!


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 participants will be held in the concert hall of the Palace of Culture "Magistral".

Palace of Culture "Magistral" is one of the oldest and famous sites of the city of Yaroslavl. For more than 85 years of history, he went from working factory club to a modern leisure center, equipped with everything necessary for holding various events at the highest level. In the Palace there are large-scale concerts of the city format, creative meetings of artists.

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


For the leaders of organized groups, the offer is 15 + 1 for free.

The program "ECONOMY", 26.10-28.10The registration fee for participation is 6950 rubles per person

The program "COMFORT", 25.10-28.10The registration fee for participation is 8350 rubles per person


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

The organizational fee includes: participation in the competition and master classes, accommodation in hotel "Saint George", in 2 and 3-bed rooms with private facilities. Meals: breakfast. Arrival of participants from 14.00, departure from the hotel to 12.00, excursion program, transfer from the railway and bus station on the dates of the festival.

The organizing committee of the competition-festival provides services for organizing meals.

Hotel "Saint George" - hotel category 4*. Was built in 2010 by the Millennium of Yaroslavl. Located on the main transport street of the city - Moskovsky Prospekt, within walking distance of the main sights of the city: the Transfiguration Monastery (1.7 km), the Uspensky Cathedral (2.1 km), the Planetarium (2.3 km), the Church of St. John the Baptist in Tolchkovo (located under the protection of UNESCO) - 2.1 km.

* Participation in two or more nominations - paid:- for soloists and duets - 2900 rubles,- for other participants - 1000 rubles per person, but not more than 9000 rubles. with the team,- participation in the exhibition - 1000 rubles per person.

The cost is indicated for one additional nomination.

FINANCIAL CONDITIONS FOR ARTISTS FROM THE CITY OF YAROSLAVL (excluding accommodation, meals, transfers and excursions):

Registration fee for participation:- for soloists and duets 2900 rubles- for other participants 1000 rubles per person, but not more than 9000 rubles. with the team- 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 FESTIVAL it is necessary to send:
- application for the team (soloist) before October 11, 2018 (sample application can be viewed on the website or received by fax),
- pay an organizational 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.

We recommend buying air and railway tickets only after agreeing to accept the application with the festival manager.

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.

Preliminary program

1 day. October 25
Arrival in Yaroslavl and a meeting at the railway station participants arriving on the program Comfort. Sightseeing tour of Yaroslavl. Accommodation at the hotel (from 14.00) Lunch *. Free time, walk around the city. Dinner*. Organizational meeting for managers. Discotheque-acquaintance for children. Participants present business cards or out-of-competition numbers. Overnight at the hotel.

2 day. October 26
Breakfast. Arrival in Yaroslavl and a meeting at the railway station of the participants arriving on the program Econom. COMPETITIVE DAY: Sample of stage and sound, grand opening of the festival, competitive auditions, master classes, round tables. For groups not participating in auditions, a free day for additional excursions *. Lunch *, dinner *. Overnight at the hotel.

3 day. October 27
Breakfast. COMPETITION DAY: Sample scenes and sound, continuation of competitive auditions, master classes, round tables. Dinner*. Gala Concert. Solemn rewarding of participants. Dinner*. Special dinner for teachers. Dance battles and a disco for children. Overnight at the hotel.

4 day. October 28
Breakfast. Transfer to the station.

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

Excursional program

During the tour, the participants of the contest-festival will get acquainted with the Pearl of the Golden Ring - Yaroslavl. Accompanied by a tour guide, a walk through the historic part of the city takes place, which in 2005 was taken under the protection of UNESCO (the city within the boundaries of the XII-XIX centuries, the place of the foundation of the city - Strelka). On the route you can see the most interesting monuments of architecture and sculpture (the memory of Yaroslav the Wise, F. Volkov, N. Nekrasov, the Church of Elijah the Prophet, the Church of St. Nicholas, the Governor's House).

Additional excursions (paid separately):

1) "Residence of the Empress of the Main Carnival of the Country". The residence is part of a unique chopped city, recreated according to blueprints and preserved 1913 film materials, which was built in honor of the last visit of the imperial family and Tsar Nicholas II to Yaroslavl. In the museum you will get a unique opportunity to see with your own eyes the Cabinet of the Grand Duchess, her Dressing Room with clothes stored there, a pantry with gifts and supplies from all corners of the earth and, of course, the Throne Room. The best chefs of Her Majesty will treat you with traditional Russian dishes from a wood-burning stove, and the court artists will not get bored, having played the scenes and ceremonies of the Carnival celebration.

2) the city of Rostov + Pereslavl-Zalessky. Pereslavl-Zalessky, founded by Yury Dolgoruky in 1152, as a fortress on the border of the Rostov-Suzdal principality. The city stores many secrets, which you will learn about in the city tour. Excursion to the museum "Botik". Here you will learn the history of the amusing fleet: it was here in 1686 that the first warships were launched by Peter the Great. A guided tour of Rostov the Great to one of the most beautiful cities of the Golden Ring. You will see the Spaso-Yakovlevsky Monastery, the Rostov Kremlin.

3) the city of Kostroma + town of Plyos. Acquaintance with charming Kostroma, the same age of Moscow and the cradle of the Russian imperial house, begins with an excursion to the museum-reserve "Ipatievsky Monastery". Sightseeing tour around the city of Kostroma. Sightseeing tour around Plyos with an inspection of the Volga embankment, Trade Square, Cathedral Mountain. Visiting the house-museum of the famous landscape painter Isaak Levitan: a unique collection of paintings, the life story of the artist.

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


Photoreports from past events:
II "Open Pages. Yaroslavl":
III "Open Pages." Yaroslavl "


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