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Russia, Sochi

XX International workshop and festival of music and arts “AKVA-TEMP+”


Become a participant of the unique project AKVA-TEMP+. The project has no analogues in the Russian practice. The format of our creative camp allows young artists to combine rest and intensive training. The program gives participants the opportunity to create their own schedule of master classes and trainings. The total duration of classes is 8 academic hours a day. Training is provided by the best teachers, professional vocalists, actors, winners of popular dance TV projects, stars of foreign choreography. The place of creative camp and festival is the sunny city of Sochi, one of the best resorts of the Krasnodar region. Give yourself the best vacation on the Black Sea coast, become the "star" of the creative camp AKVA-TEMP +.


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 6; 7-8; 9-10; 11-12; 13-15; 16-18; 19-25; over 25;  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 on the stage of the Concert hall of the hotel "Aqualoo".

The Concert hall  "Aqualoo" is located on the territory of the complex, where the participants of the festival live, in walking distance from the dormitories. The hall is equipped with everything necessary for organizing and holding events at a high level.

Master classes


During the camp, the participants will be able to take part in different master classes every day from professional teachers from Russia and other countries. Intensive daily training will be able to raise the level of the young artist to a new height.

A participant can create his own tutorial by choosing activities that are of greatest interest to him. 

Financial terms



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


Participation in the second and subsequent nominations - at an additional cost *
The cost of a trip for one person: 19 150 rubles per person.

Included in cost:

Accommodations in 2-3 bed rooms, three meals a day; 
Transfer (arrival and deparure from the Loo railway station) on the dates of the festival;
Participation in all master classes and other project activities;
City touraround city of Sochi;
Diplomas, certificates, awards and gifts;
Visit battles and discos;
Permission for photo and video;
Free access to the aqua park "AquaLoo"

* 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 for the team.
The cost is indicated for one additional nomination.

 "Aqualoo" is one of the most popular hotels on the Black Sea coast of Russia, located 18 km from the center of the resort city of Sochi, in the village of Loo. On the territory of the complex there is an aqua park, an oceanarium, an entertainment center, its own "White Beach" with a width of 250 m. The buildings are in excellent condition, the rooms are equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable stay by the sea.

Additional paid:

Air and railway tickets;
Additional excursions;
Single occupancy;
Additional day of stay;
Additional nominations (2900 rubles - solo / duets, 1000 rubles - participation in the ensemble (but not more than 9000 rubles from the whole ensemble).

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 an application about the team (soloist) till August,9, 2020 (sample application can be viewed on the website or received by fax) and 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.

IMPORTANT! According to the RF 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 [email protected] 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 are accepted only in electronic form.

Предварительная программа

Day 1.
Meeting at the railway station of Loo. Bus - pedestrian three-hour sightseeing tour around Sochi with a visit to the main attractions. Accommodation at the hotel (rooms are available from 14.00). Dinner*. Free time, visit to the beach, water park or time for additional excursions (for additional fee). Dinner*. Organizational meeting for teachers. Disco-acquaintance, participants present out-of-competition performances. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2.
Breakfast. Rehearsals according to schedule. Rehearsal of the opening of the competition. Grand opening. Viewing of competitive numbers. Dinner. Round table after the end of the auditions. Dinner. Disco and dance battles. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3.
Breakfast. Master classes. Dinner. Master classes. Animation program. Dinner. Thematic disco. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4. 
Breakfast. Master classes. Dinner. Master classes. Dinner. Animation program. Disco and dance battles. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5. 
Breakfast. Master classes. Dinner. Rehearsal. Gala-concert and solemn rewarding of participants. Dinner. Festive disco. Special dinner for teachers. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6.
Breakfast. Dinner. Dinner. Free day for additional excursions, visits to the water park. Disco for children. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7. 
Departure of participants.

Please note that the program can be changed!

Excursional program

City tour of Sochi

The city of Sochi is the most northern subtropics in the world, where amazing nature, curative climate, affectionate and warm sea, mineral springs have created a unique atmosphere for rest and rehabilitation. On a sightseeing tour we will acquaint you with the history of creation and modern life of the resort of Sochi, with the prospects of its development. You will learn about the nature and climate of the "southern capital of Russia". You will see the main sights of the city - ancient buildings, museums, monuments, parks and squares, Mikhailo - Archangel Cathedral - one of the first Orthodox churches on the Black Sea coast of the Western Caucasus. You will see the real pride of the townspeople - Platanovaya alley, whose trees were planted in 1913 by the students of the Sochi gymnasium for the 300th anniversary of the Romanovs' house. You will visit your favorite "Riviera" park without any exaggeration by all residents and guests of our city. A special attraction of the park was laid in 1960 "Glade of Friendship", where prominent public figures and cosmonauts planted magnolias. Yuri Gagarin and many others left the green autographs on this clearing.

You will see the most popular places of the famous Russian resort:  Concert Hall "Festivalny", Winter Theater. Learn about the miraculous sources of the legendary Matsesta. Take a walk around the famous Olympic Park with its ice palaces: Fisht, the ice skating rink Iceberg, the hockey stadium Bolshoy and Shaiba, the skating Adler-Arena, the tennis academy, the curling center Ice Cube. You will visit the awarding area, the bowl of the Olympic flame. You will see the track of royal races-Formula 1 and much more.

Additional excursions (paid separately):

1) Krasnaya Polyana
During the excursion you will learn the history of the famous village and see its sights. The delightful beauty of the Ah-tsu gorge and the stunning panorama of the Krasnaya Polyana mountains, where the ski slopes stretch beneath your feet, will remain forever in your memory.
2) Sochi Park
This domestic analogue of Disneyland is located in the neighborhood with the Olympic Park and opens for its guests a magical world with fantastic landscape design, world class bright shows and the best modern attractions.
3) Vorontsovskie caves
The longest karst cavity in the Krasnodar Territory, its length is 11,720 m, and the height difference is 240 m. In the labyrinths of the Vorontsov caves there are 12 entrances, which were used by primitive people. Not far from the caves there are ancient statues of keepers and neobuddistskaya head, spewing out water.
4) 33 waterfalls
At 11 km from the village of Golovinka in the valley of the Shah River there is a favorite cascade of 33 waterfalls. Here the Djegosch stream seems to escape from a cliff and falls into the Shah River. Like jumping on stone slabs, it passes 7 gushers, 13 rapids and forms 33 waterfalls.
5) The Sochi Discovery World Aquarium
The largest oceanarium in Russia, it occupies more than 6000 sq.m. Here in 30 aquariums live about 4 thousand representatives of the sea depths. Walking along the underwater tunnel you can make the most amazing discoveries, experience an unspeakable aesthetic pleasure.
The whole exposition of Sochi Discovery World Aquarium is fascinated by a gentle splash of fresh "lakes", bridges, wild forest, rocks and waterfalls.

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


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

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