Readers Competition

Readers Contest

XXI International Festival of Children and Youth Creativity and Pedagogical Innovations "World Art Assembly".

Dates: August 11-16, 2020
Application deadline: July 30, 2020 
Exhibition hall: Exhibition Center of the St. Petersburg Union of Artists.
Address: St.Petersburg, Bolshaya Morskaya St., 38


There are two equivalent forms of participation are provided: IN PERSON and IN ABSENTIA.
 

 
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.
 
The dates of the competition of readers and the schedule of auditions by the jury members are available in the section "Schedule".
 
 

TECHNICAL REGULATIONS / PARTICIPATION RULES
in Readers Contest

Participants in the reading contest recite works in Russian.

Nominations:

1) Poetry (performance of works by famous authors)
2) Prose (performance of works by famous authors)
3) Theatrical reprise
4) Performing own works (poetry and prose)

Age categories:
- 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

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:"Payment methods"


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).