The Organizing Committee includes representatives of the founders, the Director of the Competition, and the Artistic Director. The Organizing Committee approves the Rules & Regulations, and also the plan for the Competition.
The jury includes leading musicians and teachers of music education institutions in Russia and other countries.
The jury evaluates the performances, taking into account the artistic value and degree of complexity of the performed program, as well as the artistry and quality of the performance, and after that determines the winners of the competition.
The jury has the right NOT to award all titles, awards and prizes, as well as to divide them between the competitors in its sole discretion.
The Directorate (Autonomous Non-commercial Organization ‘Art & Cultural Center "Russian Festival"’) directly prepares and conducts the Competition, and solves organizational and financial matters.
Director of the Competition — Alexander Tsybul
Artistic Director of the Competition – Alejandro Drago
PR Director of the Competition – Oksana Stopkevich
Competition Coordinator – Valeria Skreta von Zavorziz
Age categories and nominations
Junior-solo: from 12 up to and including 16 years old (age of competitors determined as of 10/29/21).
Senior-solo: from 16 up to and including 35 years old (age of competitors determined as of 10/29/21). Competitors aged 16 years have the right to take part in either the Junior or Senior category of their choice (only one).
A competitor may perform with his or her accompanist.
If necessary, the organizers of the Competition are ready to provide the competitor with an accompanist.
Rules of Competition
Applications will be accepted until 10/15/21
The Organizing Committee reserves the right to stop accepting applications.
All auditions are open to the public.
The competition is held in 3 (three) rounds.
No more than 12 (twelve) participants in each category are allowed to take part in the 2nd. round.
No more than 6 (six) participants in each category will be allowed to take part in the 3rd. round (Final).
* The organizer acts as a tax agent, calculates personal income tax and withholds it from the monetary part of the prize in accordance with the tax legislation of the Russian Federation.
Special prizes from sponsors and partners.
All participants of the Competition may receive a Participation Certificate (upon request).
Details for payment of the registration fee in rubles:
ANO "Russian Festival"
POINT of PJSC BANK "FC OTKRITIE", Moscow
Details for payment of the registration fee in US dollars:
TSYBUL' ALEKSANDR SERGEEVICH
Address:17/1 Troitskaya, Moscow, 129090, Russia
The Bank of New York Mellon
CHIPS Routing No: 0001
Address: One Wall Street, New York, NY 10286, United States of America
Correspondent Account in Intermediary Bank
Purpose of payment: participation in the competition, category (senior/junior), Full name.
A document confirming the payment of the registration fee (receipt or notification) must be sent to the email email@example.com within 3 (three) days after filling out the application for participation in the competition.
If the candidate refuses to participate in the Competition, the documents and the entry fee will not be returned.
The participant must apply independently for a Russian visa on the basis of an invitation issued by the Organizing Committee of the Competition.
When entering the territory of the Russian Federation, the competitor should provide information about the imported instruments in the customs declaration. Failure to declare a musical instrument may lead to its seizure by the Russian Custom Authorities upon leaving the country!
After receiving the Application Form and paying the registration fee, the Directorate will send the participant an invitation to the Competition (the original invoice for payment of the fee will be handed over to the participant upon arrival, if necessary).
Amounts of registration fees:
The paid fee is non-refundable and non-negotiable.
REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS
When registering, applicants must present:
Participants whose fee was paid for by an organization, must necessarily have a power of attorney, certified by the organization that paid the fee with its official seal, for the right to sign the Act of Performed Services.
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