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Prague, Czech Republic

XIII International festival of music and arts “Magic stars of Prague”

21.03.2020-26.03.2020

The poet Feodor Tyutchev wrote: "What a magical city is Prague! No city has left such a living memory in me. No city looks at the visitor with such wonderful, human-intelligent eyes. " You have the opportunity to visit the European capital, becoming a participant of the festival. A serious cultural event will be held with the support of the Russian Cultural Center at the Russian Embassy in the Czech Republic, the Prague administration and with the active participation of the Prague Conservatory. To conduct traditional educational classes for our competitions, we invite foreign teachers, teachers of leading creative schools and conservatories, practicing artists from European countries, so you can get acquainted with current international practices and enrich your stock with unique knowledge. The historical and cultural richness of Prague deserves many hours of conversation. However, we strongly recommend you to visit the city in the history of which the destinies of David Black and Franz Kafka, Yaroslav Gashek and Julius Fucik are intertwined.

Venue

he international festival of music and arts will be held with the support of "Sanartis" s.r.o. (Czech Republic, Prague), the Conservatory of the City of Prague, "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 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 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; from 19 to 25 years; over 25 years old; 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".

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. 

Financial terms

ATTENTION! PRICES ARE APPROXIMATE!

The program "Avia" - 185 euro + registration fee for participation in the international festival of music and arts

The program "Bus" - 249 euro + registration fee for participation in the international festival of music and arts

The registration fee for participation in the festival: 
70 euro from the soloist, 
28 euro from the member of the collective (but not more than 500 euro from the collective) 
20 euro from the participant in the nomination of decorative and applied creativity.

For organized groups there is an offer: 10 + 1 free.

The cost of the tour includes: bus service according to the program, excursion service under the program, accommodation in 3 * hotels in Prague, 2 and 3 bed rooms with private facilities, breakfasts and dinners according to the program.

Paid additionally: air tickets, registration of the visa, insurance, travel in public transport, additional excursions, additional food (lunches).

The cost of additional meals (lunches) in the Czech Republic - 10 € per person.

In case of exceeding the limit of applications, the registration can be closed anticipatorily

Appliction

FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE INTRNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND ARTS it is necessary to send an application about the team (soloist) till 21/02/2020 (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 foreigners: the need for additional meals or excursions and information about the time of arrival.

Preliminary program

PROGRAM №1 - Bus

1 day. 21/03- Arrival in Brest no later than 8:30 am. Meeting groups (the place and time of the meeting is appointed by the guide in advance). Boarding the bus, it is possible to transfer across the border by train. Passage of the border, transit through the territory of Poland. A tour of Warsaw,  the historic center of the Old City. Overnight at the hotel in the territory of the Republic of Poland.

2 day. 22/03 Breakfast. Moving to Prague. Check in hotel. Walking sightseeing tour "Grand tour in Prague" (4 hours): Strahov Monastery, Loretta, Hradcany, Prague Castle, St. Vita, Charles Bridge, Karlova Street, Old Town Square, Celetna Street, Powder Tower. Dinner at the hotel.

3 day. 23/03 - Breakfast in the hotel. Free day. An excursion to Dresden or to Karlovy Vary, or to Cesky Krumlov (an extra charge of 25 euro per person with a group of at least 35 people) is possible. Dinner at the hotel.

4 day. 24/03 - Breakfast. Competitive day. Preparation for the performance. Rehearsals, competitive auditions. Solemn ceremony of rewarding. Dinner at the hotel.

5 day. 25/03 - Breakfast at the hotel. Free time in Prague. Departure from Prague, transit to the border. Night moving.

6 day. 26/03- Arrival in Brest for the train.

PROGRAM №2 - Avia

1 day. 22/03 - Meeting at the airport in Prague. Walking sightseeing tour "Grand tour in Prague" (4 hours): Strahov Monastery, Loretta, Hradcany, Prague Castle, St. Vita, Charles Bridge, Karlova Street, Old Town Square, Celetna Street, Powder Tower. Check in hotel. Dinner at the hotel.

2 day. 23/03 - Breakfast in the hotel. Free day. An excursion to Dresden or to Karlovy Vary, or to Cesky Krumlov (an extra charge of 25 euro per person with a group of at least 35 people) is possible. Dinner at the hotel.

3 day. 24/03 - Breakfast. Competitive day. Preparation for the performance. Rehearsals, competitive auditions. Solemn ceremony of rewarding. Dinner at the hotel.

4 day. 25/03 - Breakfast at the hotel. Free time in Prague. Airport transfer.

Excursional program

Walking sightseeing tour "Grand tour in Prague" (4 hours)

Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Palaces,  temples and cathedrals, narrow medieval streets, houses under red-tiled roofs ... The program of the excursion includes visiting the key sights of the city: Strahov Monastery, Loretta, Hradcany, Prague Castle, St. Vita, Charles Bridge, Karlova Street, Old Town Square, Celetna Street, Powder Tower.

Additional excursions (paid separately)

1. Walk on the boat along the Vltava
Prague stands on the beautiful river Vltava. You can go to a small river voyage on the boat, look at the lights of the evening city from the water and have delicious dinner (buffet).

Cost of excursion (€ / person):
Group from 30 people - 30 € - adult / 25 € - children under 18 years

2. Excursion "Magic Prague"
The Gothic capital of Europe is ready to open its secrets to you. In the mysterious twilight the contours of her houses, all sounds seem even more mysterious. Learn the city anew on a magical walking tour.

Cost of excursion (€ / person):
Group from 15 people - 15 € - adult / 10 € - children under 18 years

3. Excursion to Dresden
Excursion for the whole day. Acquaintance with one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and its key attractions: Zwinger, Semper Opera, Kreuzkirche Church, Augstbrücke Bridge, Cathedral and others. Free time.

Cost of excursion (€ / person):
Group from 30 people - 25 € - adult / 20 € - children under 12 years

4. Excursion to Karlovy Vary
Excursion for the whole day. Visit one of the oldest city resorts in Europe. Famous pump rooms, pretentious galleries with mineral springs, picturesque houses and elegant cafes await you.

Cost of excursion (€ / person):
Group from 30 people - 25 € - adult / 20 € - children under 12 years

5. Excursion to Cesky Krumlov
Excursion for the whole day. The picturesque, medieval and colorful city of Cesky Krumlov is famous for its architecture, rich traditions and unusual souvenirs.

Cost of excursion (€ / person):
Group from 30 people - 25 € - adult / 20 € - children under 12 years

The host party reserves the right to make changes in the order of visiting the sites, preserving the program as a whole. It is possible to reduce the time of walking and sightseeing tours. Extra excursions are organized with a minimum number of 30 persons.

 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 actual cost of an additional excursion is recommended to be specified at the time of booking.

Photoreports

Х  "Magic stars of Prague": https://vk.com/album-29213930_243188079 

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: [email protected]
Official site of the contest-festival: www.triumph-org.ru
Social networks:
VKontakte https://vk.com/triumph_org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/triumphorg/
The address of the organizing committee: 191186, St. Petersburg, ul. Bolshaya Morskaya, 19, letter A, cab. 2D2.

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