Snow peak

Place

Poland, Zakopane

When

04.01.2021 to 08.01.2021

Event type

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND ARTS WITH REST IN THE SKI RESORT OF ZAKOPANE

Fabulous Tatra Mountains - mountains with its own legends, that every local inhabitant knows, legends, of which you can become a part! Every year, at Christmas Eve, the Magic Crown descends from the snow-covered slopes of the majestic mountains and gives its owner success in all creative activities. The award will certainly find a worthy hero: the brightest, talented and hardworking artist who performed at the prestigious stage of our international contest! Perhaps it will be you? The dizzying heights of your achievements will be covered by the snow-capped peaks of the winter capital of Poland, because that's what Zakopane is called in the country. And it's nice to go down the ski slopes of the resort, known as one of the best in the world, in a day free from competitive auditions. In addition, Zakopane is the center of a unique Gural culture, with rituals and traditions of which you can only get acquainted here.

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. 

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; 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".

FINANCIAL TERMS

ATTENTION! PRICES AND DATES ARE APPROXIMATE

Cost of trip for 1 person - 220 euro (for organised groups 10 + 1 free ).

Organizational fee for participation in the international festival of music and arts: 
30 euro from the soloist, 
15 euro from the member of the collective (but not more than 300 euro from the collective) 
15 euro from the participant in the nomination of decorative and applied creativity.

THE PRICE INCLUDES: travel by bus of tourist class (tea, coffee, emergency toilet, video, one or two monitors, reclining seats), accommodation in Guralsky villas 2 and 3-bed rooms; 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners. Transfers to the ski slopes according to the program, accompanying the route, excursions according to the program.

PAID IN ADDITION:
railway tickets Moscow-Brest-Moscow or St. Petersburg-Brest-SPb; Polish Schengen visa, medical insurance, additional excursions, events, tickets to museums, extra meals (lunches), extra nights.

Cost of additional food € / person for 1 meal (lunch) - 5-8 €
Price for extra night € / person - 25 €
Price for extra night in a single room € / person - 90 €

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

APPLICATION

FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE INTRNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND ARTS it is necessary to send an application about the team (soloist) till 04.12.20 (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

1 day. January 4
Arrival to Brest. Boarding the bus. Passage of the border. Moving to Zakopane (Poronin). Accommodation on the Guralskaya villa "LIMBA". The beginning of rest. Dinner. Sauna *, swimming pool *. Overnight stay.

2 day. January 5
Breakfast. Walk, acquaintance with Zakopane. Rest, skiing, snowboarding. For those wishing to travel to the slopes in Zakopane ("Gubalovka"). After 16-00 return to the villa. Dinner. For those wishing to go tobogganing (Kulik) * and picnic in the Guralsk hut. Overnight stay.

3 day. January 6
Breakfast. COMPETITIVE DAY. Rehearsals. Solemn opening of the festival. Competitive performances of participants. Awarding participants with diplomas, prizes, memorable gifts. Dinner. Master class on folk dance. Disco. Overnight stay.

4 day. January 7
Breakfast. Rest, skiing, snowboarding. For those who want a trip to the slopes in Zakopane - "Gubalovka" (a transfer back to the villa organized independently). Trip to Krakow *. City tour: Wawel Hill with the Royal Castle and the Cathedral, the Royal Route, the Marian Church, the Sukenica Gallery, the Jagiellonian University. Return to the villa approximately at 20:00. Dinner. Sauna *, swimming pool *. Overnight stay.

5 day. January 8
Breakfast. Early departure. Moving to Warsaw. A short walking tour of the Old Town: Palace Square, the Royal Castle, the oldest church in Warsaw - St. John's Cathedral, the Jesuit Fathers' Church, built in the Renaissance style. Departure to Brest, landing on the night train.

*- at extra charge.
Please note that the program can be changed!

EXCURSIONAL PROGRAM

Sightseeing tour of Zakopane

Zakopane is the largest center of winter sports in the country, it is also often called the winter capital of Poland. Located not far from the highest peaks of the picturesque Tatra Mountains, it attracts travelers with its steep but safe slopes, a unique Gural culture, which you can only get acquainted with here, with ancient legends and stories - the pride of local residents. A sightseeing tour of the city will allow you to get acquainted with the winter capital of Poland and make memorable photos.

Additional excursions / entertainment (paid separately)

1. Excursion to Krakow
As part of the tour, you will visit the key attractions: the Old Town - Barbican, which, together with the Florian Gate and the defensive walls, once protected the whole of Old Krakow, the Royal Route, the Main Market - Europe's largest city square with an original chess desk, Collegium Mayus - Yagelinsky University - one of the oldest educational institutions in Europe, the Sukennitsy - a shopping arcade full of souvenirs and products of Krakow artisans, the Mariatic Church - the basilica, where there is a unique wooden Gothic altar.

Cost of excursion (€ / person)
Group from 20 people - 20 €

2. Thematic event "Christmas Eve in the Guralskaya village"
Zakopane is the center of a unique Gural culture, with rituals and traditions of which you can only get acquainted here. Visit Christmas Eve and get acquainted with its rich traditions.

Cost (€ / person)
Group from 20 people - 20 €

3. Sledding
Fun, slopes, sleigh and speed are guaranteed. The program includes a picnic in the Gural hut (fried sausages and tea).

Cost (€ / person)
Group from 20 people - 20 €

4. Visit to the water park
Complete the impressions from the steep slopes of the Tatra Mountains with steep slides in the water park of the resort.

Cost (€ / person)
Group from 20 people - from 10 €

Visit to the sauna, swimming pool on the territory of the boarding house Limba - 3 € / hour per person.

The price for lifts in Bialka Tatrzanska - Bialka Tatrzańska (1300 meters): SKI PASS for the whole day (all lifts) - 20 € / person.

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.

СONTACTS
(+420) 775-299-579
E-mail: mail@sanartis.cz

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REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE WITH ACCOMODATION

Applications for participation in the festival on the attached form are accepted from organizations and from individuals in the mail

Festival participants will be awarded with special diplomas and memorable gifts and prizes from the organizers, partners and sponsors.