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International Festival-Contest of folk and folklore art "Malachite Box"

Регион : В Санкт-Петербурге
Дата начала проведения : 03.04.2021
Дата окончания : 06.04.2021

About the festival-contest:

   Malachite Box – is a festival, where folk dance groups, folk music ensembles and many other folklore artists from all around Europe gather together to show their performance mastery. The festival has started in 2008 and has been held every year ever since – over 10.000 participants took part in the festival, and we invite your art group to come and experience this unique event! Show yourself, show your national culture and folklore!
XVI International Festival-Contest 
of folk and folklore art 

XVI International Festival-Contest 
of folk and folklore art
"Malachite Box" 2021 

Russia, St. Petersburg, 2021, April 2-5


Submit an application

Applications to be submitted by e-mail until 5 March 2021. 
E-mail: spb@vivat-talent.com
Website: www.vivat-talent.com
Organizer’s contact phone numbers :
+7 (963) 318-5702 – WhatsApp, Viber, Facetime, Skype.
+7 (921) 568-54-52 – WhatsApp, Viber, Telegram.

The international cultural project "Inspiration. Vivat-talent."
Supported by: «Saint-Petersburg foundation for culture and arts»
«Belarusian Association of brassbands and ensembles»

Nominations of the festival-contest:
• Folklore - solos, ensembles and bands.
• Folk songs - solos, ensembles and bands.
• Dance Art - solos, ensembles and bands - all the genres of folk dance and stylization
• Instrumental works - solos, ensembles and orchestras of folk instruments
• (Folk themes in the processing, transcriptions, small and large form on folk themes)
• Theatrical works - rituals, festivals, plays snippets of fairy tales, myths, legends
• Exhibition of Applied Arts, crafts - all genres
• Family - all genres of folk art in a family performance.
• Instrumental art : violin-picollo

Age categories:
• «Junior» - < 6 yrs old 
• « Children I» - 7-8 
• «Children II» -9-10 
• «Children III» - 11-12 
• «Teens - I» - 13 -15 
• «Teens - II» - 16 -18
• «Youth» - 19-25
• «Adult»- 26-35 
• «Senior» - от 36 
• «Mixed Category»

Performance requirements:
All contestants have a free choice of a repertoire. However, we recommend you to pick a repertoire, which matches with contestant’s age. Art Groups/Collectives and ensembles perform 1 or 2 acts no more than 9 minutes in summary. 
Soloists and duets in classical genres:  1-2 acts, not more than 6 minutes, executed in a single performance.
Soloists and duets in pop genres: one act, no more than 5 minutes.

Jury committee includes leading specialists of the universities of Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Israel, - musicians, artists, composers, directors. The chairman of the judgement - honored artist of Russia, Professor of the St.-Petersburg conservatory - Alexander Shustin.

Awards: The participants are awarded with Diplomas and memorable prizes. In each nomination and age category they are awarded with the ranks of Laureat I, II, III, Diplomant I, II, III.

Festival Schedule
2 April – Arrival day, transfer to the hotel, hotel check-ins 
3 April – Festival day. Grand Opening of the festival. Performance of Dance Nominations, Choires, Theatres and Folk ensembles, Art Exhibition. Performance of Instrumental Nominations.
Competition is held at Grand Concert Hall of the hotel “St. Petersburg”.
4 April – Leisure time activities (tours around the city, excursions to the places of interest)
6 April - Check Out until 12pm

Fees and festival packages:
Festival Package "Standard". Hotel Saint Petersburg**** - 10900 Rub/(155 euro/person) includes:
• 4 days/3 nights stay at hotel BB, (including breakfast)
• Festival-contest registration fee (one nomination)
• Cultural Invitation/ visa support, registration fee in the hotel.
• 2 Group transfers (airport-hotel / hotel-airport) + 3 hour bus tour around the historical part of St Petersburg with your language speaking guide.

These can be provided additionally:
Additional days in hotel (BB, including breakfast)- 2100 rub/30 euro/person.
Additional nominations (group, solo, duets, etc) 

If you want to send an application or you have any questions - do not hesitate and send your letters at: spb@vivat-talent.com
We will answer you very soon! See you on the festival-contest “Malachite Box”!

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