Republic Abkhazia, Pitsunda

IX International festival of music and arts “Sunny empire”

20.08.2018-26.08.2018

From 1000 rubles per person

We invite you to visit one of the most picturesque places on the Black Sea - to relax in the beautiful resort town of Pitsunda, in Abkhazia. In the city there are unique monuments of ancient architecture, because the history of this beautiful place is almost 19 centuries. Unique natural and climatic conditions are a pledge of good mood, and an interesting filling of festival days is a guarantee of gret holidays. A spectacular trip to one of the best seaside resorts of Abkhazia is the amazing idea for your summer!

Venue

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

OBJECTIVES AND TASKS OF THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND ARTS: preservation and development of traditions of multinational culture of the Russian Federation and foreign countries; The identification and full support of the most talented and promising children and young people in the field of the arts; Attracting children's homes, children with disabilities to the creativity of pupils; Exchange of experience between collectives, leaders 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 OF THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND ARTS:

I. DANCE CREATIVITY: folk dance, stylized folk dance, pop dance, show groups, modern dance, modern, jazz-modern, free plastic, hip-hop, break dance, children's dance, ballroom dance and ballroom dance, classical dance (solo, Duets, small forms and ensembles).

II. VOCAL CREATIVITY: classical, folk (folklore), variety, jazz, choral, show groups (solo, duets, trios, ensembles, choirs). 

III. INSTRUMENTAL CREATIVITY: classical, variety, folk, jazz, accompaniment, general piano, teacher-soloist (solo on various instrument), ensembles, orchestras.

IV. COMPETITION OF YOUNG COMPOSERS AND BARS. Purpose: to get acquainted with new trends and trends in art, to identify new talented composers, poets, and to promote their creativity.

V. THEATRICAL CREATIVITY: miniatures, excerpts from performances, excerpts from musicals, excerpts from ballets, artistic reading, puppet theater, musical theater, fashion theater.

VI. CIRCUS ART

VII. FINE ARTS: painting, graphics, photo art.

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. Carving on the bone, costume design, graphic design, batik cold and hot, free painting, heel and print, tapestry, remake art, collage, quilt, artistic felt, textile doll, hand-made paper, linocut, lithograph, woodcut, etching, , and others.

IX. COMPETITION COSTUME. SPECIAL PRIZES: Best national costume (2 minute show). The best creative number (2 minutes show). The best model (show in defile). The best stage costume (show in defile).

X. DEBUT. Children from 4 to 8 years are involved. 

For participation it is necessary to present one creative number with a total duration of 2-3 minutes.

AGE CATEGORIES AND NOMINATIONS.

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 competition, presents a program of performances consisting of two pieces with a total duration of up to 8 minutes. Collectives in the nomination "Theatrical Creativity" represent an excerpt from the play with a total duration of up to 10 minutes. Soloists and duets of the nominations "Variety Vocal", "Dance Creativity" represent one work with a total duration of up to 7 minutes. Soloists and duets of nominations "Instrumental Creativity" and "Artistic Word" represent one or two diverse works with a total duration of no more than 7 minutes. If the program of performance exceeds 7 minutes, the jury has the right to withdraw the participant from the competition. In the nomination "Fine Art" and "Exhibition of Applied Arts", participation is organized in the format of an exhibition that takes place during the contest-festival. Within one participation can be submitted from two to four works of size (for arts and crafts - grounds) 50x70cm or less.

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

Concert hall of the resort "Pitsunda", equipped with everything necessary to organize performances at a professional level.

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

CONDITIONS FOR NON-GOVERNMENTAL

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

PROGRAM "ECONOMY" - 16 150 rubles per person.
The price includes: participation in the competition, in all master classes and other events of the project, accommodation in the Pitsunda Resort Boarding House in rooms with shared facilities, three meals a day on a buffet basis, transfer from the railway station and the airport Adler (in the festival dates), diplomas, certificates and awards, permission for photo and video shooting, an introductory tour of Abkhazia with a stop in Gagra for visiting the main attractions.

PROGRAM "COMFORT" - 19 550 rubles per person.
The price includes: participation in the competition, in all master classes and other events of the project, accommodation in the Pitsunda Resort Boarding House in rooms with private facilities in the room, three meals a day on a buffet basis, transfer from the railway station and the airport Adler (in the festival dates), diplomas, certificates and awards, permission for photo and video shooting, an introductory tour of Abkhazia with a stop in Gagra for visiting the main attractions.

PROGRAM "COMFORT +" - 20 750 rubles per person.
The price includes: participation in the competition, in all master classes and other events of the project, accommodation in the Pitsunda Resort Boarding House in rooms with euro-repair and amenities in the room, three meals a day on a buffet, transfer from the railway station, (in the dates of the festival), diplomas, certificates and awards, permission for photo and video shooting, an introductory tour of Abkhazia with a stop in Gagra for visiting the main attractions.

FIRST NOMINATION AS A GIFT!

Participation in the second and subsequent nominations - for an additional cost:

- 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.

The association of the Pitsunda Resorts is located in the city center, on the Black Sea coast, surrounded by a pine grove that creates a healthy microclimate and gives a cool even in summer heat. The coast of the resort is located in a beautiful bay, so here is always a crystal clear and calm sea. All this creates ideal conditions not only for creativity, but also for recreation.

Additional paid:

Air and railway tickets (the company assists in the purchase of tickets for a train, airplane and bus), additional excursions, additional days of accommodation.

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

FINANCIAL CONDITIONS FOR COLLECTIVES FROM SOCHI and ABKHAZIA (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

Application

FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND ARTS it is necessary to send an application about the team (soloist) till August, 5, 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.

Excursional program

Sightseeing tour
Approximate duration is 3 hours.

The program includes a general orientation tour of Abkhazia with a fascinating tale of the rich culture, history and customs of this region. The combination of the traditions of Islam and Christianity, sun-drenched vineyards, a warm sea with clean beaches are its inalienable features. On the way to the city of Pitsunda, the contestants will visit the famous resort of Gagra, known since the time of Imperial Russia. As part of the excursion program, participants will see key attractions: the Byzantine fortress, the Palace of the Prince of Oldenburg, the picturesque Gagra embankment, the greenery park, the colonnade, and the ancient Orthodox Byzantine church.

Additional excursions (for a fee)

1. Excursion to New Athos; 2. Excursion to Lake Ritsa; 3. Journey to the Geg waterfall; 4. A trip to the lake Mzy; 5. Visit to the Gagra Water Park.

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

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