Russia, Moscow

I International festival of music and arts “Сhristmas Moscow”

06.01.2019-09.01.2019

From 1000 rub/person

For those who, like us, live in anticipation of miracles, but strive to make each day look like a fairy tale, we dedicate our competition. It is amazing because we want your dreams to come true at this festive time. Visit the famous Kremlin tree? Done! Perform on the luxurious metropolitan scene, becoming a stellar new generation? The concert hall is waiting for you! With your own eyes see Moscow in one of its best images: with festive illumination, the famous skating rink at GUM, the main Christmas tree of the country on Red Square, a kaleidoscope of street festivities and celebrations? You just need to apply for participation in the festival and go for a free sightseeing tour! You know how we endlessly love each of our participants, how highly we honor the work of teachers and respect the support that parents give young artists. We are proud that in a single impulse absolutely new ideas, methods of teaching, relations between teams living for hundreds of kilometers from each other are born. This is a fairy tale, this is the magic of our "Christmas Moscow"!

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 be held on one of the best scenes of the city - in the concert hall of the hotel "Cosmos".

The concert hall of the "Cosmos" hotel is one of the most popular concert venues in Moscow. Many TV programs and concerts with participation of famous artists, theater and circus performances are helding here. The hall has excellent acoustics and is equipped with the latest sound and visual systems. Professional technical equipment complements the stylish interior of the concert hall.

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 for free.
FIRST NOMINATION AS A GIFT!

 

3 days
7-9.01

4 days
6-9.01

Meals

Extra meals

(₽/person)

Extra days

(₽/person)

ECONOMY
hostels

6 300

7 250

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1 100

COMFORT
"Cosmos"

7 300

8 750

breakfasts 

lunch, dinner - 550

1 750

The price includes: participation in the competition and master classes, accommodation in hostels on request (4-6-8-10-12-bed accommodation), in the hotel "Cosmos" (2-bed accommodation in rooms with private facilities), check-in 06.01. from 14.00, departure 09.01 to 12.00, breakfast for the program COMFORT, transfer from the railway stations of Moscow (on the festival dates), a sightseeing tour of Moscow.

The "Cosmos" hotel is located in the north-east of Moscow on one of the main streets of the city - Prospekt Mira, in a green area, 20 minutes drive to the center. Opposite the All-Russian Exhibition Center, Ostankino TV Tower, Museum-Estate of Count Sheremetyev. Nearby are the sports complex "Olympic" and the Sokolniki Exhibition Complex, the Botanical Garden and the Losiny Ostrov National Reserve.Cosmos was built for the 1980 Olympics and has become one of the best three-star hotels and continues to be so until today.

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 transfer will not be 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 12 000 rubles with 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 MOSCOW AND MOSCOW DISTRICT (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 12 000 rubles with 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 December,23, 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 in Moscow of participants arriving according to the program for 4 days. Sightseeing bus-walking tour of Moscow 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 non-competitive performances. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2
Breakfast. Meeting at the railway station in Moscow of participants arriving according to 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 Kremlin tree, the fabulous "New Year's capital" and the "Fires of the New Year's Moscow." 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 Santa Claus, Snow Maiden and other fairy-tale characters. Special dinner for teachers. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4
Breakfast. Sightseeing bus and walking tour of Moscow 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

Sightseeing tour around Moscow (4 hours)

During the tour the participants of the festival will see such key sights and places of Moscow as: Tverskaya Street, Pushkinskaya Square, Lubyanka Square, Presidential Administration Building, Cyril and Methodius Monuments, Temple All Saints on Kulishki, Varvarka Street, Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Kremlin Embankment, Christ the Savior Cathedral, Bolotnaya Square, Leninsky Prospekt, Vorobyovy Gory, Moscow State University,  the Avenue of movie stars, monument to Leonov, Ambassadorial town, modern residential complex "Golden Keys" and "Sparrow Hills", Poklonnaya Gora, Arc de Triomphe, Novy Arbat street Znamenka - the oldest street in Moscow.

Special Christmas program (paid separately):

1. Visit to the Kremlin tree
The Kremlin tree is the main New Year's performance in Russia, to get to that is a cherished dream for millions of boys and girls of our country. Every year in the New Year holidays for young spectators in the State Kremlin Palace comes to life a fairy-tale world: music and dancing fill the lobby of the palace, children enjoy their favorite children's games. The performance on the main stage gives young viewers an unforgettable meeting with their favorite fairy-tale characters.

Sessions for schoolchildren (up to 16 years old) at 10.00 and 14.00, without adults, free seating, free gift - 2600
A group of 10 people can get 1 adult attendant by purchasing a ticket for the price of a school (2600 r).
Sessions at 18.00 for children with adults, free seating, 1 ticket for 2 persons (adult + child), free gift:
Balcony - 3800
Amphitheater - 4700
Parterre Zone 4 - 5600

The transfer fee in one direction: the hotel - Kremlin tree (RUB / group):

Bus to 49 seats - 17 100
Bus over 49 seats - 19 500
Minibus up to 18 seats - 12 100

2. "Moscow Lights" (4 hours)
As part of the tour, you will visit key attractions: drive along New Year’s Tverskaya Street, see Tverskaya and Nikitsky boulevards strewn with Christmas lights, enjoy the beauty of the New Year’s fabulous Red Square and the New Year tree installed here, stroll around the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, admire the Novodevichy Convent from the windows of the bus , a view of the capital from the steepness of the Sparrow Hills, be surprised at the New Year illumination of the Moscow-City.

Excursion cost (rubles / group)
Group up to 18 people - 20 400
Group up to 49 people - 25 700
A group of 50 people - 29 100

3. "New Year's capital" (3 hours)

While traveling in a New Year's fairy tale, you will see the main square of Russia shining with illumination - Red Square, the country's main Christmas tree in a luxurious attire, a man-made cave in Alexander Garden, strewn with New Year decorations, Manezhnaya Square, Ilyinku Street, the Church of Elijah the Prophet and other legendary places in the central part of the capital . In addition, children will learn a lot of interesting facts regarding the history of Moscow and their favorite holiday.

Excursion cost (rubles / group)
Group up to 18 people - 19 400
Group up to 49 people - 25 700
A group of 50 people - 28 100

4. Attending the New Year program at the Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard
The famous circus, founded in 1880, is one of the key attractions of the capital, which can and should be visited with children. In the New Year's time, the institution is preparing a special festive program.

Additional excursions (paid separately):

1.Excursion to the film studio "Mosfilm" (4 hours)
"Mosfilm" - one of the largest film studios in the world. You will see the real "City of Cinema", during an interesting excursion, view the magnificent scenery for films, film sets and make-up workshops, visit the unique museum of retro cars.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group of 10-15 people - children under 16 years - 2500 / adult - 2700
Group 16-20 people - children under 16 years - 1760 / adult - 1960
Group of 21-30 people - children under 16 years - 1620 / adult - 1830
Group 31-40 people - children under 16 years - 1210 / adult - 1420
Group 41-50 people - children under 16 years - 1170 / adult - 1370

2. Ostankino TV tower (4 hours)
The excursion program includes: a story of the guide about the history of the TV tower using multimedia technologies, meeting with the exposition of the museum of television and radio broadcasting, a visit to the unique exhibition of 3-D photographs of the legendary cosmonaut Sergey Krikalev, lifting on high-speed elevators to a height of 337 m.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group of 10-15 people - children under 16 years - 2600 / adult - 3200
Group 16-20 people - children under 16 years - 2000 / adult - 2600
Group 21-30 people - children under 16 years - 1980 / adult - 2580
Group 31-40 people - children under 16 years - 1720 / adult - 2320
Group 41-50 people - children under 16 years - 1520 / adult - 2120

3. "Secrets and legends of Moscow" (4 hours)
Evening bus tour of the capital. Legends, mysterious phenomena; mystical, unsolved mysteries of the life and death of celebrities - all this is an ode to the history of Moscow. During the tour you will take a new look at the history of great people: Tsar Ivan the Terrible, Princess Sophia, Tsarevich Dmitry, Emperors Peter the Great, Paul I and Alexander I.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group of 10-15 people - 1700
Group of 16-20 people - 1200
Group of 21-30 people - 1250
Group of 31-40 people - 920
Group 41-50 people - 770

4. Moscow Kremlin + Armory Chamber (6 hours)
The ensemble of the Kremlin includes monuments of different centuries. Here you will see palaces of Russian princes, emperors, hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church, and also the residence of the President of Russia. You will see outstanding monuments of ancient Russian architecture: the Uspensky, the Annunciation, the Archangel's Cathedral, the Church of the Deposition, the Ivan the Great Belltower complex, the Faceted Chamber and the Patriarch's Palace. 

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group of 10-15 people - 3600
Group of 16-20 people - 2700
Group of 21-30 people - 2200
Group of 31-40 people - 2240
Group 41-50 people - 1870

5. Excursion to the modern complex of Moscow-City skyscrapers + climb to the observation deck (4 hours)
You go up to the highest skyscraper Moscow City, the tower "Federation". Before you will open an unforgettable panoramic view of Moscow, you will see millions of lights and you will feel the beauty of the capital city. The program includes: entrance ticket to the observation deck, lift on high-speed elevators at a speed of 8 m / s on the 89th floor of the skyscraper "Federation", printed photo for memory from the photo zone, format 10x15 cm, each guest, visit the ice cream factory + free portion ice cream "Clean Line".

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group of 10-15 people - children under 16 years - 2300 / adult - 2500
Group 16-20 people - children under 16 years - 1800 / adult - 2000
Group of 21-30 people - children under 16 years - 1830 / adult - 2030
Group 31-40 people - children under 16 years - 1520 / adult - 1720
Group 41-50 people - children under 16 years - 1370 / adult - 1570

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 current cost is additionally

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:
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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/triumphorg/
The address of the organizing committee: 191186, St. Petersburg, ul. Bolshaya Morskaya, 19, letter A, cab. 2D2.