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International Vocal Competition

29.10.22 -

St.Petersburg, Russia


The competition invites individual soloists, duets, ensembles and choirs, performing with a repertoire of modern, classical and folk vocals. The competition has a qualification, not a competitive principle of evaluation. Read more...
The main objective of the competition is to enable young and accomplished artists to be noticed by producers, agents looking for new talents, teachers from leading educational institutions in Europe. All participants are given international diplomas with the assessment received from the jury members of world importance in the field of vocals.
Participation in the competition is combined with the participation of Open International Auditions.
1. The main thing about the event
1.1 Event organizers
“Festival&Contest” (Italy) – international cultural association

1.2 Dates
29.10.22
28.10.23
26.10.24
25.10.25

1.3 Venue
Professional theater in St.Petersburg, Russia

1.4 Application deadlines
– Applications for participation are accepted 30 days before the start of the competition at info@festivalcontest.net
– The application must be filled in all fields, together with the application it is necessary to send:
a) a photocopy of the first page of the participant’s foreign passport b) notes for the concertmaster (if necessary)
– The organizers, having considered the application, will provide an invoice for payment, which must be
paid by bank transfer.
WRITE ON THE TRANSLATION: the number of the paid account and the name of the participant
— Only applications confirmed by payment will be inserted into the lists of participants of the Contest.
The exact timetable for rehearsals and the competition will be provided to the participants 3 days before the start of the competition by e-mail.
2. Creative nominations, age categories, timing, cost of participation in the competition, accompanist
Creative nominations
Participants can choose a singing style among: pop, pop, rock, rap, jazz, folk, academic, lyrical and other vocals. Can enroll in the following categories:
I - Solo singing
Free software, no compulsory works.
JUNIOR - timing - 8 minutes / € 40.00
SENIOR - timing -10 minutes / € 50.00
PROFI - timing - 10 minutes / € 60.00
Children under 7 years old - 20% discount on participation
Children from 7 to 9 years old - 10% discount for participation
Adults over 60 - 10% discount
Disabled people, orphans, children from large families - 50% discount
Distance participation (without the inscription on the diploma “in absentia”) - 50% discount
II - Vocal and variety ensembles / duets, trios, ensembles up to 11 people
Free software, no compulsory works.
Duet JUNIOR – timing – 8 minutes / € 30.00 per person
Duet SENIOR – timing -10 minutes / € 40.00 per person
Duet PROFI – timing – 10 minutes / € 50.00 per person
Ensemble 3-11 people JUNIOR – timing – 8 minutes / € 20.00 per person
Ensemble 3-11 people SENIOR – timing -10 minutes / € 25.00 per person
Ensemble 3-11 persons PROFI – timing – 10 minutes / € 30.00 per person
* MIX group - if more than 30% of the team does not pass through one age category, then it is allowed to enroll in a mixed age category, indicating the age of a larger number of people in the application, participation fee and timing are calculated according to the age of a larger number of people in the ensemble.
Children under 7 years old - 20% discount on participation
Children from 7 to 9 years old - 10% discount for participation
Adults over 60 - 10% discount
Disabled people, orphans, children from large families - 50% discount
Distance participation (without the inscription on the diploma “in absentia”) - 50% discount
III - Choral singing / from 12 or more people / male, female, children's, mixed
Free program, no compulsory works
JUNIOR - timing - 10 minutes / € 150.00 per choir
SENIOR - timing -15 minutes / € 200.00 per choir
PROFI - timing - 20 minutes / € 250.00 per choir
Children under 7 years old - 20% discount on participation
Children from 7 to 9 years old - 10% discount for participation
Adults over 60 - 10% discount
Disabled people, orphans, children from large families - 50% discount
Distance participation (without the inscription on the diploma “in absentia”) - 50% discount
IV - Author's song / special nomination
You must provide a copy of the sheet music of the song, as well as the text in English of the song. The score is for the song, not for the performance.
It is possible to submit 1 piece - € 50.00
Attention! The organizers are not responsible in case of plagiarism of the participant in this nomination and have nothing to do with the copyright of the participant. By submitting an application for participation, the participant automatically gives the right to audio and video recording of the performance, which can later be used for advertising or other purposes.
Children under 7 years old - 20% discount on participation
Children from 7 to 9 years old - 10% discount for participation
Adults over 60 - 10% discount
Disabled people, orphans, children from large families - 50% discount
Distance participation (without the inscription on the diploma “in absentia”) - 50% discount
V - Musicals
Free program, no compulsory works
JUNIOR - timing - 10 minutes / € 150.00 per team
SENIOR - timing -15 minutes / € 200.00 per team
PROFI - timing - 20 minutes / € 250.00 per team
Children under 7 years old - 20% discount on participation
Children from 7 to 9 years old - 10% discount for participation
Adults over 60 - 10% discount
Disabled people, orphans, children from large families - 50% discount
Distance participation (without the inscription on the diploma “in absentia”) - 50% discount
Cost of an accompanist
All participants in need of an accompanist must send along with the application for participation a copy of the sheet music of the work performed for the accompanist, as well as pay an additional fee of € 40.00.
Age categories
JUNIOR A - less than 9 years
JUNIOR B - 9-12 years old
JUNIOR С — 13-15 years old
SENIOR D - 16-19 years old
SENIOR E - over 19 years
PROFI - professional singers
MIX group - if more than 30% of the team does not pass through one age category, then it is allowed to enroll in a mixed age category, indicating the age of a larger number of people in the application, participation fee and timing are calculated according to the age of a larger number of people in the ensemble.
3. All events of the Festival-Competition
Master classes
By appointment only, a personalized certificate of completion of the master class signed by the Maestro is issued. It is necessary to find out in advance the name of the Maestro and the number of available seats.
Cost for those who signed up for the competition part:
Individual master class - € 60.00 ( 45 minutes)
Group master class (3 or more people, for ensemble, choir, orchestra) - € 100.00 (45 minutes)
Cost for non-participants:
Individual master class - € 120.00 ( 45 minutes)
Group workshop - € 200.00( 45 minutes)
The price includes:
- participation in a master class
- personalized certificate
- translator
Concerts
As part of the event, a Gala Concert of the best participants and an awards ceremony for participants on the stage take place:
Among all participants and groups, regardless of the score, the organizers of the competition will choose the brightest numbers to perform at the final concert of the competition (the choice of performances does not depend on the panel of judges, on the score, but only on the colorfulness of the number). All other participants attend the concert as spectators and go up to the stage for the awards ceremony. Participants selected to perform at the concert will be notified the evening before by telephone.
Competition program
  • Day 1 - Competition day for all participants
  • Day 2 - Master classes by appointment, Gala Concert and awards ceremony for participants.
  • The exact schedule of registration of participants and the line of the competition will be communicated to participants additionally.
4. Jury evaluation system, awards, sponsors
Competitive part grading system
The competition has a qualification, not a competitive principle of evaluation. Each participant receives a diploma indicating the degree taken based on the average score.
All participants will be judged based on their age and creative category. Evaluated: performance technique, complexity of the selected work, individual approach to the interpretation of the work, manner of performance and personal style.
For each creative category, the jury members evaluate on a 100 point system (the average score of each performance of all jury members is calculated).
*In the case of several performances in the same category, the work that received the highest rating is selected for summing up.
Depending on the score received, all participants will be awarded the following degrees and prizes:
GRAN PRIZE - a single prize awarded among all nominations and categories, awarded by jury members / 100 points
Laureate of the 1st degree - 90 / 99 points
Laureate II degree - 80 / 89 points
Laureate III degree - 70 / 79 points
Member - less than 70 points
*The organizers are in no way related to the work of the jury members and cannot influence their decision. The decision of the panel of judges is not subject to discussion. The results of the evaluations received will be published on the website www.festivalcontest.net in the “reports” section at the end of the competition.
*Among all participants and teams, regardless of the score, the organizers of the competition will choose the brightest numbers to perform at the final concert of the competition (the choice of performances does not depend on the panel of judges, on the score, but only on the colorfulness of the number). The concert will take place only with special permission from the authorities during the pandemic.
The competition will be held behind closed doors, in the form of passing entrance exams. During the competitive viewing, accompanying persons, teachers and parents who have registered at the entrance to the theater are allowed into the hall only if absolute silence is observed. In case of violation of this clause, the organizers reserve the right to ask all those present to vacate the hall.
Jury members
The jury consists of well-known cultural figures associated with vocals. Among them: pop-stars of international level, teachers from leading European conservatories, vocal coaches looking for new talents, producers, agents, organizers of concerts and events. The names of the jury members and their CVs will be announced later.
Members of the jury who are in a family or pedagogical relationship with the participants will not give marks for this contestant. The jury members will evaluate the participants on a hundred-point system, after which the average score will be calculated. The jury members have the right to stop the performance of the participant at their discretion. Jury members may not award the prizes specified in the regulations if they do not find a worthy candidate for them. The decision of the jury members is not subject to discussion. The members of the jury are called upon to evaluate the technical training of the participant, his personal data as an artist.
Competition Prizes
GRAN PRIZE is a single award for all nominations, the owner of which is given:
- international diploma with the inscription Gran Prize
-certificate for free participation in the International Festival-Competition "International Days of Arts" in Italy next year.
*This certificate is valid only in case of purchasing an accommodation package during the event from the organizers.
Laureate of the 1st degree - awarded by the jury, there may be several awards in one nomination, the owners of which are given:
- international diploma with the inscription Laureate of the 1st degree.
-certificate with a 50% discount for participation in the International Festival-Competition "International Days of Arts" in Italy next year.
*This certificate is valid only in case of purchasing an accommodation package during the event from the organizers.
Laureate II, III degree, participants - awarded by the jury, there may be several awards in one nomination, the owners of which are given:
- an international diploma with an indication of the degree received.
-certificates: Laureate of II degree - 25% discount for participation, Laureate of III degree - 10% discount for participation in the International Festival-Competition "International Days of Arts" in Italy next year.
Official invitations and letter for sponsors
The organizers are ready to prepare official letters for sponsors, administrations, cultural departments, school directors, etc. with a request to support your trip to the Competition. To do this, you need to send to the address info@festivalcontest.net the full name addressed to whom we are making an invitation, the full name of the organization that he leads and the full name of the participant or the name of the team that we are inviting.
5. Accommodation of participants and free time
Travel package
Accommodation in triple room - € 390,00 per person
Accommodation in double room - € 490,00 per person
Accommodation in single room - € 590,00 per person
ATT.NE! 1 Free triple room per group per 15 participants.
The quota includes:
- Accommodation in the chosen room in HTL 3 * with breakfast
- Transfer from and by airport (on the dates set by the program)
- Transfer from HTL to theater
- Medical insurance valid in the Russian Federation throughout the period of stay (7 days)
- 24 hours a day Italian language assistance throughout your stay (7 days) - Help fill in visa applications for Russia - The Consular Visa Release Tax for Russia
The fee does not include:
- Air tickets
- Lunches and dinners
- Medical insurance supplement for travellers over 65 years (based on age)
- Optional excursions and tickets in theatres
- All that is not indicated in the "Fee includes" Extra activities:Costs and programs of excursions, visits, evenings to theatre and other activities will be defined at the end of the registration.

Withdrawal terms
Penalty rates that will be applied on the participation fee from the day on which the written notification of cancellation of customers will be received (excluding from the calculation the Saturdays, all public holidays, the day of departure and the one on which the communication is made):
40% for cancellations received from the time of booking to 30 days prior to departure,
60% for cancellations received from 29 to 10 days prior to departure,
80% for cancellations received from 9 to 3 days prior to departure,
100% for cancellations after that date and in case of non-presentation at departure;
* Notice of cancellation must be made in writing and must be received within the 13.00 hours of the last working day preceding the date of departure. After that time cancellations will be considered no-show.
NB: the cancellation of the trip by a participant with double or triple room accommodation entails the payment of the single or double supplement to the other participants in case the reseller is not replaced.

Cost of optional activities (excursions, tickets in theatres):
Will be communicated within 30 days before the event.

Documents required for the trip
- Passport valid for at least 6 months from the end of the stay.
- Photo or PDF in good/high resolution, readable in every part of the first page of the passport with all data of the subscriber.
- Report any travel to Russia previous.
- Indicate working position or school/university attended.

Leisure time
St. Petersburg offers an infinity of museums and theatres for every taste and portfolio. We will be pleased to let you know St. Petersburg - the cultural capital of Russia!

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