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COMMITTEE FOR CULTURE OF LENINGRAD REGION

State Institution for Culture of the Leningrad Region «House of Traditional Art»

Russian State Pedagogical University of A. I. Herzen

The Centre of International Cooperation “Inter Aspect”

with the support

Russian Ethnographical Museum

5th International festival and competition
«SUPER DANCE from folk to modern»

April, 22 – 25, 2017

St. Petersburg, Russia

 

 

 

 

  

FESTIVAL PURPOSE:

 

The main purpose of the Festival is to discover young talents in the realm of dance, to support their creative initiatives and promote choreography in its various artistic forms, performing and pedagogical aspects. The festival is held to encourage academic, professional cooperation and cultural exchange between choreographic groups.

 

THE FESTIVAL AIMS TO:

  • Discover new names and talents in choreographic arts;
  • Create a favorable atmosphere and environment for professional communication, experience and repertoire exchange between the festival participants;
  • Raise the professional level of group leaders (master-classes, workshops and round table discussions for the leaders);
  • Strengthen young people’s adequate understanding of other cultures: develop a tolerant attitude to cultural differences and respect for ethnic peculiarities with their unique forms of self-expression and artistic realization;
  • Attract producers, festival and concert organizers to establish business contacts with festival participants (arrangement of tours and participation in foreign festivals);
  • Foster the spirit of voluntary participation among choreographic students, attracting them to work at the festival;
  • Establish and strengthen international contacts with the near- and far-abroad countries, resume cultural exchange and create conditions for the participant’s close business communication.

 

PARTNERS:

European Association of Folklore Festivals (EAFF)

Russian Ethnographic Museum

Saint-Petersburg District Administrations

Creative Association «Art Attaché»

Multi-Service Company «Art Centre Plus»

 

PARTICIPANTS:

  • The choreographic groups from all over the world (minimum 3 dancers, maximum not limited);
  • The dance groups of various styles, trends and from different choreography schools including;
  • Professional and amateur choreographic groups;
  • Choreographic groups of different age (no limitations on the maximum of age);

 

CONCERT VENUES:

  • Concert Hall “Saint-Petersburg” (Pirogovskaya embankment, 5/2)
  • The Russian Ethnographic Museum (Inzhenernaya St., 4/1)
  • Halls of Saint-Petersburg District Administrations
  • Concert Halls of St.Petersburg Palaces for Culture, Universities and schools,

 

THE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE:

 

 April, 22 Arrival of the participants. Registration of the participants. Rehearsal at the venue

17.00 — Foyer near Concert hall. CRAFTSMEN AND ARTIST’S TOWN

19.00 – Official Opening Ceremony,  Gala Concert of the participants

 

April, 2Excursions and city tours. Rehearsal at the venue of the competition, Concerts of the dance groups at concert halls of Saint-Petersburg

First round of International competition «SUPER DANCE from folk to modern» (performances of the participants)

 

April, 24 Excursions and city tours. Workshops, master classes, сoncerts of the dance groups in concert halls of Saint-Petersburg

20.30 – Friendship party “Festival school” (announcement of participants for the second round)

 

April, 2Excursions and city tours. Rehearsal at the venue of the competition

19.00 – Second Round of International Competition “SUPER DANCE from folk to modern” (competitive performance of the laureates).  Awarding and Closing Ceremony

22.00 — Dance party for the participants of the festival

 

April, 26 Departure of the participants

 

CONDITIONS:

  • All participants are to make their own travel arrangements to and from Saint-Petersburg and pay their travel expenses. The Organizing Committee provides accommodation, catering services and cultural program (excursions) by agreement with the festival participants;
  • Festival participant groups are to submit printed materials to be used for the festival posters, booklets and catalogues design; each participant group receives a free catalogue as a keepsake;
  • Each participant group is to participate in the Festival Opening Ceremony with one piece (no longer than 3 minutes) and in the Festival concerts with a 15-20 minutes performance.
  • Each participant group is welcome to choose: participation in the Festival only, participation both in the Festival and in the Competition, participation in the Competition only. The group’s choice and decision must be stated in the application form.
  • Each participant group receives a diploma and a memorable souvenir of the Festival.
  • A group delegation can include artists and their accompanying party. The number of artists and accompanying people is not limited.
  • Participant groups are invited to take part in workshops (master classes) with Russian and foreign specialists;
  • Each participant group is welcome to participate in the fair-sale with arts and crafts products of their native region.

 

FESTIVAL FEE (for participants and accompanying persons):

«FESTIVAL PACKAGE 1 » 150 EUR per person (3* hotel, economic option)

  • 5 nights in twin/double rooms with bathrooms and breakfasts on buffet
  • transfer “airport-hostel-airport” with guide
  • sightseeing city tour by bus with guide (St. Petersburg)
  • Opening ceremony and public concerts with other groups
  • transfers to the concert venues and back
  • master classes (workshops) with specialists
  • friendship party and dance party with other participants
  • complete set of festival information materials
  • one free leader (in twin room) for every 30 persons

 

«FESTIVAL PACKAGE 2 » 170 EUR per person (3* hotel)

  • 5 nights in twin/double rooms with bathrooms and breakfasts on buffet
  • 5 dinners on buffet at hotel
  • transfer “airport-hostel-airport” with guide
  • sightseeing city tour by bus with guide (St. Petersburg)
  • Opening ceremony and public concerts with other groups
  • transfers to the concert venues and back
  • master classes (workshops) with specialists
  • friendship party and dance party with other participants
  • complete set of festival information materials
  • one free leader (in twin room) for every 30 persons

 

«FESTIVAL PACKAGE 3 » 195 EUR per person (3* hotel, comfort)

  • 4 nights in twin/double rooms with bathrooms and breakfasts on buffet
  • 4 dinners on buffet at hotel
  • transfer “airport-hostel-airport” with guide, transfers to the concert venues and back
  • sightseeing city tour by bus with guide (St. Petersburg)
  • Opening ceremony and public concerts with other groups
  • participation in one category of competition (by wish)
  • master classes (workshops) with specialists
  • friendship party and dance party with other participants
  • complete set of festival information materials
  • one free leader (in twin room) for every 30 persons

FEE IN COMPETITION (supplementary):

To take part in the supplementary category of competition, artist groups must pay a fee:

Group of 3-6 members – 50 euro (per group)

Group of 7-12 members – 70 euro (per group)

Group of 13 and more members – 100 euro (per group)

The coordinator sends banking and fee payment details to a group after receiving their application. If the fee is paid by an organization, we ask you to provide the organization’s bank details for the contract and invoice formation (organization full name, full name of the person in charge, legal address, bank details)

Original documents (contract, acceptance certificate, invoice) will be provided on arrival.

 

APPLYING FOR PARTICIPATION:

To participate in the festival and competition you should fill the application form and send it by e-mail:

super-dance10@mail.ru, no later than March 1, 2017.

The following materials are to be attached to the application form:

  • Background (no longer than 20 lines in English);
  • Colour photographs of group (in JPG (JPEG) format, up to 2 MB)
  • video records (send certain tracks by e-mail by post, needed for concerts organization)
  • group’s performance program

 

ORGANISING COMMITTEE:

Tel./fax: +7-812-328-39-21

website: www.interfestplus.ru

e-mail:  super-dance10@mail.ru