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INTERNATIONAL CONTEST DANCE FESTIVAL


              INTER CONTEST DANCE FESTIVAL

              2019 March 14-18  Vienna-Austria

This events is open to all type of performance countries and all dance groups all over the World to be part of this historical event and dance groups including Ballet, modern dance , folk dance,folk Music, drummer ,Traditional dance group, chorus, Acrobats, circus  e.t.c, can apply to represent their nations heritage.

INTERNATIONAL CONTEST DANCE FESTIVAL

 Vienna Austria, 2019 March 14-18

Nominations

GROUP (А) – choreographic groups and soloists:

  • I category: classic ballet;

  • II category: folk dance, folk stylized dance, ethnic dance;

  • III category: ballroom dance;

  • IV category: sport dance (hip hop, disco, techno, street, electric boogie, break dance, pop locking and other street styles);

  • V category: modern dance (jazz modern, neoclassic etc.);

  • VI category: variety dance;

  • VII category: social dance (Argentine Tango, balboa, bachata, boogie, waltz, West Coast swing, zouk,  Irish set dancing, country music, kizomba, lindy hop, machine, merengue, reggaeton, rueda, salsa, samba de gafieira, Semba, forró, hustle, and others).

GROUP (B) – instrumental groups and soloists:

  • I category: percussion instruments’ ensembles;

  • II category: guitarists’ ensembles;

  • III category: jazz style ensembles;

  • IV category: chamber orchestras;

  • V category: symphony orchestras;

  • VI category: accordion and button accordion players’ orchestras;

  • VII category: folk orchestra ensembles;

  • VIII category: soloists and piano ensembles (programs for a one piano).

GROUP (С) – singing (choirs, musicals, ensembles, duets, trios, soloists):

  • I category: academic singing;

  • II category: jazz singing;

  • III category: rock and rap;

  • IV category: folk singing;

  • V category: pop singing;

  • VI category: musicals.

GROUP (D) – artists and authors of the decorative and applied arts’ products, fashion theaters:

  • I category: fashion theaters;

  • II category: students of art schools and child art schools;

  • III category: students of art colleges, academies and institutes;

  • IV category: young professional artists;

  • V category: photo and video works (photo workshops, photo exhibitions, studios, authors).

GROUP (E) – Original genre*:

  • I category: circus, clownery, acrobatics, original gymnastics, juggling;

  • II category: illusion;

  • III category: pantomime, variety miniature, theatre miniature;

  • IV category: art of speaking word, readers.

*Air, fire and animal acts are prohibited.

Age groups of the participants

  • I) younger than 9 years old

  • II ) 10-12 years

  • III) 13-15 years

  • IV) 16-19 years

  • V) 20-25 years

  • VI) from 26 years

  • Mixed

* The group age is based on the majority of the participants.

Technical requirements

  • Each group should present 1 or 2 competitive compositions of 2-5 minutes each. Each soloist should present 1 performance up to 4 minutes.

  • All the compositions should be recorded on a USB flash drive. And also it’s obligatory to have a backup copy of tracks on a CD.

  • In the application it’s necessary to specify if the layout of performances is needed or if the work will be executed by one set.

  • It’s obligatory to indicate soloists, duets and small groups of 3-5 persons.

  • During the competitive performances as to the groups, so to the soloists it’s prohibited to use lip-synching sound records.

Jury

The jury of the contest is formed of the most important choreographers and cultural workers of Spain, France, Canada and other countries of the Eastern Europe and Asia. International jury is formed by the contest’s providers. Participation in the gala concert isn’t guaranteed for everyone and is confirmed due to the results of the previous shows according to the consolidated legislative decision of the contest providers and the judges.  IF YOU HAVE ANY QUALIFIED JURY IN YOUR COUNTRY THEY CAN BE INVITED AS PART AND ARE WELCOME

The jury has the right

  • not to award all the prizes; 

  • to share prize among performers;

  • to award special prizes to teachers for outstanding achievements;

  • to make a decision about breaking a performance which exceeds the bounds of the regulations;

  • the jury evaluates the participants on one hundred-point system, the final result is made up of the average quantity of the received scores and the average value of the progress scores;

  • the jury’s decisions are final and are not subject to review.

Evaluation criteria

GROUP (А) – choreographic groups and soloists

– mastery – technique of movements’ execution;
– compositional creation of the performance;
– suitability for the theatre (flexibility, costume, properties, performing standards);
– choice and correspondence of the musical and choreographic materials;
– artistic skills, disclosure of an artistic image.

GROUP (B) – instrumental groups and soloists

– degree of the complexity of the repertoire;
– degree of virtuosity and technical capability;
– scenic culture, artistic skill, posture.

GROUP (С) – singing (choirs, ensembles, duets, trios, soloists)

– purity of the intonation and quality of sound;
–  beauty of the timbre and the voice strength;
– scenic culture, artistic skill
– Mastery – technique of movements’ execution

GROUP (D) – artists and authors of the decorative and applied arts’ products, fashion theaters
– author’s creative personality and mastery;
– composition methods skill
– skills in the technique the work is done;
– uniqueness of the idea and execution;
– colour solution.

GROUP (E) – Original genre

– level of preparation and mastery;
– suitability for the theatre (flexibility, costume, properties, performing standards);
– artistic mounting of the program.

Prizes

The jury evaluates the participants on 100-point scale.

Regarding the genres of performing and nominations the awards are distributed due to seven age groups

  • participants who received up to 70 points become prize winners (copper diploma);

  • participants who received from 70 to 79 points – prize winners of the third degree (bronze diploma);

  • participants who received from 80 to 89 points become prize winners of the second degree (silver diploma);

  • participants who received from 90 to 99 points become prize winners of the first degree (gold diploma);

  • participants who received 100 points become winners of the grand prize of the contest “” (platinum diploma).

* ensembles, soloists, duets and small groups – winners of the first prizes and the Grand prize are given personalized trophy cups . Each group participant is given a nominal diploma from the founders and providers of the contest. Each group gets  an additional diploma in the form of engraving on a special base. Each team head and sponsor will be given thank-you letters on the letterhead of the Organization.

Program of stay

2019 .03. 14 1st day Thursday:
– check in to a hotel; (from 14:00)
– meeting with the organizers of the contest;
– presentation of the excursion programs;
– lunch;
– rehearsal (on request);
20:00 – dinner;

2019 . 03 . 15 2nd day Friday.
8:00 – breakfast;
13:00 – lunch;
14:00 – rehearsal;
17:00 – beginning of the festival;
21:00 – dinner.

2019 . 03 . 16. 3rd day Saturday: 
8:00 – breakfast, free day;
09:00 – excursions (optionally for an additional charge);
20:00 – dinner.

2019 . 03 . 17. 4th day Sunday: 

8:00 – breakfast, free day;
09:00 – excursions (optionally for an additional charge);
18:00 – beginning of the gala concert of the winners and giving out of the awards.
20:00 – dinner.

2019 . 03 . 18. 5th day Monday
8:00 – breakfast;
– check out from the hotel at 10:00.

ATTENTION! Organizers have opportunity to modify the program.
ATTENTION! We can provide you with a transfer from airports and train stations to the hotel and back. Ask our managers for the price:

* If you miss the lunch due to excursions or performances you have to ask for dry rations at the reception of your hotel the day before.

Prices of budgetary festival – contest

·         accommodation in a triple room €350 /person – extra day €55/person 1

·         accommodation in a double room €365 /person – extra day €73/person

·         accommodation in a single room €390 /person – extra day €80/person

·         soloists pay extra €150.

·         duets pay extra €100 for a duet.

·         small groups of 3-5 persons pay extra €80 for a group.

·         For participating in each additional nomination – extra charge €45 per person.

Free places

Each 25th group’s participant gets a pack of our services for free!*

*All the list of the assignable services you can find in the section “What is included into the price”.

What is included into the price

·         4 days and 3 nights in a three-star hotel;

·         full board, buffet (breakfast, lunch, dinner) + drinks;

·         competitive viewing and award ceremony;

·         special thank-you certificates in the form of engraving on a special basis from the town´s authorities

·         thank-you letters for choreographers and sponsors on the official numbered letterheads of the Organization

·         festival fee;

·         for team leaders from 25 people we provide accommodation in a double room for the cost of living in a triple room;

·         battles with prizes;

Attention:  We can provide you with a transfer from airports and train stations to the hotel and back. Ask our managers for the price: 
Attention:  Check out from the hotel at 10:00.

* Price does not include tourist tax.
Tourist tax is paid directly by the client directly to the hotel at check in: in 0.5 Euro / person / night

Extra services

·         Original pictures from the contest, gala concert and the award ceremony on a CD/flash drive;

·         Photo services during the trips/excursions. Photoshoots for groups and soloists;

·         Concertmaster;

·         Hair stylist (Make up and hairstyle);

·         Master classes from the Austria arts work.

·         Assisting Translator. (accompanying person);

Video shooting of a contest/gala concert.* All the extra services are provided on demand. They should be requested minimum  3 days before the beginning of the contest. The prices of the extra services are to be specified from our manage

1. How do we apply?  after acceptance of festival conditions

2. Do you have age groups?  AS ABOVE

3. Do you have sections like solo, duo, trio? AS ABOVE

4. Can you send us a list of dance categories?  AS ABOVE


Video shooting of a contest/gala concert.* All the extra services are provided on demand. They should be requested minimum  3 days before the beginning of the contest. The prices of the extra services are to be specified from our managers

Vienna, Austria’s capital, lies in the country’s east on the Danube River. Its artistic and intellectual legacy was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud. The city is also known for its Imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn, the Habsburgs’ summer residence. In the MuseumsQuartier district, historic and contemporary buildings display works by Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt and other artists.

Area: 414.6 km²

Weather: 13°C, Wind SE at 23 km/h, 57% Humidity

Local time: Saturday 6:56 P

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