Sounds and colors of white nights

Place

Russia, Saint Petersburg

When

04.06.2020 to 07.06.2020

Event type

VII INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND ARTS

White nights are a special time in the life of St. Petersburg. Mentioned in poems and prose, these nights are like a magnet attracting those one, who is in love with art and dreams about it every second, searches for inspiration in every detail. "Sounds and colors of the white nights" is four days festival of art, of colorful performances by young artists, interesting excursions around the cultural capital of Russia and surrounding areas, useful master classes and trainings and many other things. Specially for teachers within the framework of the festival there will be round tables with jury members, where it will be possible to know the opinion of experienced artists and get valuable advice on revealing the creative potential of the kids. 

OBJECTIVES AND GOALS
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".

LOCATION

Performances of participants will be held at one of the best scenes of the city - in the concert hall of the hotel "Azimut".

Concert hall of "Azimut" hotel is an excellent venue, located in the historic center of the city. The hall is equipped with all necessary concert facilities for holding events at the highest professional level. Employees of the concert hall - experts in light, sound, administrators are real professionals also.  

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 CONDITIONS

CONDITIONS FOR OTHER ARTISTS
For the leaders of organized groups, a 15 + 1 offer is free.
FIRST NOMINATION AS A GIFT!
Participation in the second and subsequent nominations - at an additional cost *

 

3 days
5-7.06

4 days
4-7.06

Meals

Extra meals
(₽/person for 1 meal)

 

Extra days
(₽/person)

ECONOMY
hostels

6 400

7 500

-

-

1 200

STANDARD
«А Hotel Fontanka»,
«Rus»

9 600

12 350

breakfast
buffet

"Rus"
lunch, dinner - 500

«А hotel Fontankа» lunch, dinner - 750

 2 750

 

The price includes: participation in the competition and master classes, accommodation in hostels on request (3-4-6-8-10-bed accommodation) and hotels. Arrival of participants and the beginning of rehearsals on June 6 (June 7) from 2.00 pm, departure from June 9 to 12.00, buffet breakfast for STANDARD and COMFORT programs, excursion program, transfer from the railway and bus stations during the festival.

Transfer hotel-concert hall-hotel is charged additionally: 150 rubles per person.

Attention!
The group transfer for participants is organized according to the schedule: in the morning, departure to the concert hall, in the evening - return to the hotel. Participants are personally liable for late / non-appearance at the time of transfer; money for the missed transfer will not be returned.

 

* Participation in two or more nominations is chargeable:
- for soloists and duets - 2900 rubles,
- for other participants - 1000 rubles per person, but not more than 12,000 rubles. from the team
- participation in the exhibition - 1000 rubles per person.

Cost is indicated for one additional nomination.

TERMS FOR ARTIST FROM SAINT-PETERSBURG AND LENINGRAD DISTRICT

- for soloists and duets - 2900 rubles,
- for other participants - 1000 rubles per person, but not more than 12 000 rubles from the team,
- participation in the exhibition - 1000 rubles per person.

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

DRAW YOUR ATTENTION TO!

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.

APPLICATION

FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND ARTS it is necessary to send an application about the team (soloist) till May,23, 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 visitors: the need for additional meals or excursions and information about the time of arrival.

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 mail@sanartis.cz 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.

EXCURSIONAL PROGRAM

Sightseeing tour around St. Petersburg

Participants of the competition will get acquainted with the history of the Northern capital for three centuries. Guests will see the main sights of St. Petersburg: Nevsky Prospekt, Strelka of Vasilievsky Island, the building of the Kunstkamera and the University, the Palace Square and the Winter Palace, the Admiralty, the St. Isaac's Cathedral and the Bronze Horseman, the Mariinsky Theater, the Kazan Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on the Blood, the Field of Mars, , Peter and Paul Fortress, the mosque at the Alexander Garden, the cruiser "Aurora". As part of the tour, there are several stops for taking photographs (photo-stops). Visiting museums is not included in the excursion.

Additional excursions (for a fee)

1. Excursion to Pushkin
A country excursion to the city of Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo), where you will visit one of the most elegant and richly decorated palaces - the residence of Empress Catherine the Great, where the famous Amber Room is kept.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group 10-20 people - adult - 3100 / schoolchild - 2200
Group 21-30 people - adult - 2600 / schoolchild - 1700
Group 31-50 people - adult - 2400 / schoolchild - 1500

2. Excursion to Pavlovsk
The tour begins on the road to Pavlovsk with a story about the era of Paul I - one of the most mysterious emperors on the Russian throne. The Pavlovsky Palace is famous for its very serious damage in the Great Patriotic War, but it was completely restored.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group 10-20 people - adult - 2550 / schoolboy - 2150
Group 21-30 people - adult - 2050 / schoolboy - 1650
Group 31-50 people - adult - 1850 / schoolboy - 1450

3. Excursion to Gatchina
One of the most peculiar suburbs of St. Petersburg. The center of the Gatchina palace and park ensemble is the palace. Built in the form of a secluded castle, it rises above a quiet water surface, subjugating the surrounding landscape. Nowadays the Gatchina Palace is a museum.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group 10-20 people - adult - 2900 / schoolchild - 2600
Group 21-30 people - adult - 2200 / schoolchild - 1900
Group 30-50 people - adult - 1900 / schoolchild - 1600

4. Excursion to Peterhof
The excursion to Petergof begins in the city, where historical and architectural monuments like Dashkova and Sheremetyevs' estates, the monastery of the Trinity-Sergius desert and the Constantine Palace, sparkled after the restoration, are located on the historical Peterhof road. Upon arrival in Peterhof - an excursion to the Lower Park, after the excursion, free time for a walk is provided. Visit to the Great Peterhof Palace. The parks of Peterhof are laid by the order of Peter the Great. Peterhof called "Russian Versailles" and "The Kingdom of Fountains." The complex has 180 fountains and 4 cascades.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group 10-20 people - adult - 2900 / schoolboy - 2650
Group 21-30 people - adult - 2000 / schoolchild - 1750
Group 31-50 people - adult - 1800 / schoolchild - 1550

5. Visit to the Hermitage and the Kunstkammer
The pearls of the collection of the cultural capital - the State Hermitage and the Kunstkamera are mandatory and indispensable points of your program in the city on the Neva. Use your chance to see the greatest works of world art with your own eyes, and also get acquainted with the history, culture and way of life of different peoples of the world.

Cost of excursion (rubles / person)
Group up to 9 people - upon request
Group 10-20 people - adult - 3700 / schoolchild - 2900
Group 21-30 people - adult - 2600 / schoolchild - 1800
Group 31-50 people - adult - 2600 / schoolchild - 1800

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

Photoreports fom past events
IV "Sounds and colors of white nights": https://vk.com/album-29213930_232934968
V "Sounds and colors of white nights": https://vk.com/album-29213930_245350813 

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.