Readers Competition

Readers competition

Reader Contest (Artistic Word Competition) is held within the framework of International festival of children and youth art and pedagogical innovations Russian Cup of Art "Art Assembly".
Dates: October 8-13, 2019.
Registration deadline: until September 30, 2019.
Winners announcement and Award ceremony: October 13, 2019.
Exhibition hall: Exhibition Complex of Moscow Academic Art Lyceum of the Russian Academy of Arts.
Address: Moscow, Krimskiy Val street 8/2 (metro station "Oktyabrskaya"). 
Master classes and special programs: schedule

Participation forms: IN PERSON and IN ABSENTIA
There are two equivalent forms of participation:
1) IN PERSON participants provide: originals of art objects;
2) IN ABSENTIA participants: video files with performance are provided for the contest. The jury views video clips and puts ratings on a par with in person participants.
Age categories of the participants:
• Category “Kids”: up to 7 years
• Category “Young”: from 8 to 10 years
• Category “Middle”: from 11 to 13 years old
• Category “Older”: from 14 to 16 years old
• Category “Junior”: from 17 to 21 years
• Category “Teacher”: not limited
The dates of the competition of readers and the schedule of auditions by the jury members are available in the section "The Schedule Of The Cup Of Russia - Assembly Of Arts".
Download "Regulation on the competition of readers" (in the format Word, PDF)
Download "Application form" (in format WordPDF)
Attention: teachers, artists and masters can conduct their own master class or presentation (go to "Offer a master class")

in Readers competition

Participants in the reading contest recite works in Russian.


The reader competition includes reading aloud excerpts from prose and poetic works of authors in the following categories:
1) poetry
2) prose
3) theater reprise

Performances are evaluated by the following parameters:
1) Artistry
2) Understanding of the text

Technical requirements:
The contestant is given time for performance up to 3 minutes.
In case of a theatrical monologue, it is possible to use props and assistants.
Collective participation is allowed in the “theater reprise” nomination and each of the performers must voice the text with a total duration of at least 30 seconds.

Documents required for registration:
1) application form (in format Word, PDF)
2) video files of competitive works (in electronic form, for in absentia participants)
3) copy of the participation fee payment::
      go to: "Entry Fee",
      go to:"How to pay entry fee"

Additional materials (at availability, and publication in the catalog "New Faces in Art"):
а) photo of the author (co-authors)
b) photo of the artistic director

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According to the results of the jury's work, lists of winners are formed for each age and professional category and in each nomination. The winners of the competition are awarded with diplomas of the Organizing Committee and the Artistic Council of the competition, recommendations for artistic directors, participation in a number of foreign exhibitions. All participants receive a certificate of participation (Diploma).