Vocal Competition

Vocal Competition / Singing Competition

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

Dates: May 26-31, 2020
Application deadline: May 18, 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.
 

 
Forms of participation: IN PERSON and IN ABSENTIA
There are two equivalent forms of participation:
1) IN PERSON: original art objects or personal performance are provided for the festival competition program;
2) IN ABSENTIA: the organizing committee prints the files sent to the Organizing Committee with the entries and places them at the exhibition in an art book. The size of the printed A4 files.
 
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

Based on 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 Scientific Council of the competition, recommendations for artistic directors, participation in a number of foreign exhibitions. All participants receive a certificate of participation (Diploma). Diplomas to in absentia participants are sent by mail, in person participants are awarded at the award ceremony and then in the organizing committee.
 
The dates of the contest performances / views by the jury members are placed in the section "The Schedule Of The Cup Of Russia - Assembly Of Arts"

Download "Regulation on the competition of vocal mastery / competition of singers" (in the format Word, PDF)
Download the "Application form" (in the format WordPDF)
Download "Labels for art objects" (in format WordPDF)

The competition of vocal mastery (singing competition) is held with the aim of preserving the traditions of multinational song culture and identity, popularizing and reviving various areas of performing art, and identifying and supporting talented performers and teachers.


ТECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS / RULES FOR PARTICIPATION
in Vocal competition / Singing competition


Individual singers and creative groups - pupils of cultural and educational institutions, schoolchildren, students of studios, clubs, extracurricular activities centers and other creative associations of children, adolescents and youth aged 27 inclusive are invited to participate in the vocal mastery competition.
 
Nominations:
Performers represent their work in one or several categories:
1) Pop song
2) Folk song and modern processing of folk songs
3) Academic singing
4) Choral singing
5) Jazz and blues
6) Rock and rock and roll
7) Acapella
 
Evaluation Criteria:
a) purity of intonation;
b) clear diction and manner of performance;
c) a sense of style of the work;
d) possession of vocal variety techniques;
e) correspondence of the repertoire to vocal abilities;
f) the embodiment of an artistic image;
g) artistry, ability to stay on stage, contact with the public;
h) stage costume.
 
Designing requierements:
1) There are three forms of competitive presentation of the song:
- solo
- duet
- collective
2) Competitive work is considered a concert number (song composition) in the form of a completed work. Individual performers and duets can submit to the competition both one or several concert numbers (competitive works). Each entry is evaluated as an independent work.
3) Duration of a concert number (song): up to 4 minutes
4) In the competition number it is possible to use modern electronic instruments and phonograms “minus one” (musical accompaniment without a voice), except for the “Acapella” nomination.
5) Collectives and individual performers can use both well-known songs and song compositions, as well as works of their own composition.
6) Performance in the form of a show program (theatrical production) is welcome.
 
Documents required for registration (and publication in the catalog "New Faces in Art")::
1) application form
- application form of the soloist (individual author) (in the format WordPDF)
- team profile (in the format WordPDF)
2) competitive performances in electronic form (video files or hyperlinks to video hosting)
3) copy of the registration fee payment:
              go to: "Entry fee",
              go to:"Payment methods"


Additional materials (at availability):
а) photo of the author (co-authors)
b) photo of the artistic director
 

Send the documents to our e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at the address of the Organizing Committee: 119049, Moscow, Krymsky Val, 8, building 2, room "Union of Artists".

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).

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