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Russia, Sochi

ХХII International choreographic festival “AKVA-TEMP!”


From 19 450 rub/person

Become a member of the choreographic project AKVA-TEMP! The project has no analogues in the Russian practice. The unique 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, winners of popular dance TV projects and stars of foreign choreography. The received knowledge artists will be able to realize in their creative practice. In free from the competition program and master classes, children participate in battles, "light up" at discotheques, get acquainted with the culture of the region, find new friends!


International camp and festival "AKVA-TEMP!" will be supported by "St. Petersburg Academy of Postgraduate Education" and the International Academy of Music of Elena Obraztsova.

The competition is held to identify and support talented youth, popularize choreographic art in its performing and pedagogical aspects, and also to open new names and talents in the field of choreography. Also the objectives of the contest are: preservation and development of the traditions of the multinational culture of the Russian Federation; familiarity of participants with the dance heritage of the peoples of the world; increase the professional level of team leaders; conducting master classes, creative meetings and round tables for managers; the development of tolerance among young people and an adequate understanding of other cultures, ways of self-expression and manifestation of human individuality; exchange of experience between collectives, leaders and teachers, support of permanent creative contacts between them, their unification within the framework of the festival movement; creation of an atmosphere for professional communication of participants of the competition, exchange of experience and repertoire; attraction of producers and organizers of concerts for further contacts with teams participating in the competition, for organizing tours and participation in foreign festivals, competitions and concerts; 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.

Each team participating in a choreographic camp must submit a contest program of 2 numbers (not more) within the same nomination, each soloist represents 1 number in the same nomination

During the festival, the best Russian and foreign teachers will be engaged with dancers in certain methods of teaching different dance styles and directions.

Street directions
Modern choreography
Folk choreography
Classical choreography
And they will also participate in the creation of a flash mob, the final single creative show. Participants will enjoy an unforgettable atmosphere of the sea, sun and dance. Beach parties, dance battles, beauty contests, stylized discos and much, much more! Heads of collectives are waiting for communication with invited teachers, exchange of opinions, creative ideas and

As part of the evening activities for the participants of the choreographic camp, dance battles are organized on a regular basis, during which young dancers have the opportunity to show their talent to a qualified jury, in a drive and fun atmosphere.

Each team participating in a choreographic camp presents a program of performances consisting of two numbers, with a total duration of up to 10 minutes. Soloists and duets represent one work with a total duration of up to 5 minutes.

Folk dance, stylized folk dance, variety dance, show groups, modern dance, modern, jazz-modern, contemporary, free plastic, sports dance (majorettes, cheerleading, etc.), street dance (hip-hop , disco, break dance, etc.), children's dance, ballroom dance and sports ballroom dance, classical dance, dance theater (solo, duets, small forms (3-7 people) and ensembles).
* solo, small forms and ensembles

Up to 6 years; from 7 to 8 years; from 9 to 10 years; from 11 to 12 years; from 13 to 15 years; from 16 to 18 years; from 18 to 25 years; over 25 years of age; 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 "9-10 years", up to 30% of the composition can be under 9 years old or older than 10 years.

The composition of the jury headed by the chairman is approved by the committee and is formed from famous artists, artists and artists, teachers of creative universities, filmmakers and public figures of Russia and other countries. The composition of the jury was not disclosed before the festival. After the end of the competitive auditions, round tables and creative meetings are held, at which the participants and teachers have the opportunity to discuss with the jury the contest performances, exchange opinions and get the necessary advice and recommendations.

All the collectives, participants in the festival competition, soloists and duets are awarded with cups, memorable awards and diplomas. In each nomination and age category, the titles of laureate I, II, III degrees, as well as the titles of diploma I, II III degrees are conferred. Soloists, Grand Prix winners, are awarded a free trip to one of the contest-festivals in Europe or Russia; collectives, holders of 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. Also, special diplomas and titles were created: "Best choreographer", "Best accompanist", "Best teacher", "Best choreographer's work", "Best number on a patriotic theme", "Diploma for Artistry", "Diploma for the youngest participant", " Best Stage Costume","Best National Costume "," For the Preservation of National Cultural Traditions "," For a High Level of Performing Excellence ".


Performances of participants will be held on the stage of the Concert hall of the sanatorium and entertainment complex "Aqualoo".

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

Master classes


The participants of the choreographic camp will be able to take part in different master classes from professional teachers of Russia and abroad every day.

A participant can create his own tutorial by choosing activities that are of greatest interest to him. Total activity in the choreographic camp "AKVA-TEMP!" is from 2 to 8 academic hours daily.

As part of the evening activities for the participants of the choreographic camp, dance battles are organized on a regular basis, during which young dancers have the opportunity to show their talent to a qualified jury in a drive and fun atmosphere.


FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL CAMP AND FESTIVAL it is necessary to send an application about the team (soloist) till June 14, 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.

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: 19 450 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.

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.

Preliminary program

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 perforamnces. 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 "People of the World". 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 of summary rooms. 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!


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: [email protected]
Official site of the contest-festival:
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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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