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2023

IV VIVA ADRIATICA

European multi-genre competition-festival

IV VIVA ADRIATICA

June 12 – June 17, 2023

POSITION

Contest organizer: Patria Voyage s.r.o., Czech Republic

Location: Italy, Pesаro

Timing: June 12 – June 17, 2023

Patronage: World Union of Culture.

Partner: LA VIE EN ROSE

Media partner: Mozaika TV – European Online TV Channel

GUIDELINES

 

CONTEST – FESTIVAL OBJECTIVES:

  • Art-development of an individual.
  • Establishment for the conditions for creative communication and professional growth.
  • Strengthening of the connections and mutual understanding of the participants from different countries.
  • Facilitation of the experience exchange of the team-leaders, expanding the festival participants audience.
  • Involvement of the leading cultural experts and prominent European artists in collaboration with creative teams.
  • Preservation and enhancement of the World Cultural and historical heritage.

FORMS OF PARTICIPATION:

  • Full-time participation.
  • Online participation.

CATEGORIES OF PARTICIPANTS:

The professional category — professional performers, students of the specialized educational institutions (children’s music schools, art schools, colleges, specialized schools, institutes, conservatories, academies).

The amateur category — amateur performers (children’s cultural centers, schools, art-clubs, etc.).

 

THE NOMINATIONS:

 

1.Vocal:

1.1 Pop vocal (solo, duets, groups);

1.2 Folk songs (solo, duets, groups);

1.3 Academic vocals (solo, duets, groups);

1.4 Folklore groups;

1.5 Choirs;

1.6 “Debut”(performance which is being presented on a stage for the first time);

1.7 Music video;

1.8 Rock;

1.9 Jazz.

2.Choreography:

2.1. Folk dance (folk stage, dances of the nations of the world, folk-stylized dance);

2.2. Classical dance (academic classical dance);

2.3. Ballroom dance (Latin and standard dances);

2.4. Modern choreography (jazz, modern, contemporary)

2.5. Sport dance (r&b, street jazz, hip-hop, soul…);

2.6. Pop dance (including rock ‘n’ roll, cabaret, variety show, Charleston, retro, folk stylization);

2.7. “Debut”(performance which is being presented on a stage for the first time) in any choreographic style;

2.8. Show based on a ballet program;

2.9. Latin show (solo, duets, groups);

2.10. Children’s dance.

3.Instrumental music:
3.1. Pianos;
3.2.  String and plucked instruments (solo, minor forms);
3.3. Wind instruments (solo, minor forms);
3.4. Percussion instruments (solo, minor forms);
3.5. Folk instruments (solo, minor forms);
3.6.  Orchestras and ensembles;

3.7. “Debut”(performance which is being presented on a stage for the first time).

  1. Composer’s work:

4.1. The composer – for children;

4.2 Pop and jazz music (instrumental, vocal-instrumental, ensemble music, orchestral music);

4.3. Chamber (instrumental, vocal-instrumental);

4.4. Choir music (instrumental accompaniment, or аcapella);

4.5. Symphonic music (instrumental, vocal-instrumental);

4.6. “Debut”(performance which is being presented on a stage for the first time).

5.Folk art.

  1. Original genre: circus and sports programs
  2. Fashion theatre.

8.Theatre:

8.1 Dramatic performance;

8.2 Musical performance;

8.3 A puppet show (gloves, puppet, in a shadow, etc.);

8.4 Musical;

8.5 Mimic and gesture theater.

  1. Author’s reading, recitation.
  2. Presenter, TV presenter, speaker.
  3. Art:

11.1 Painting;

11.2 Graphics.

  1. Arts and crafts.
  2. Art photography.
  3. Art video:

14.1. Full / short fiction film;

14.2. Musical film (clip, musical, musical fiction);

14.3. Animated film (full-length, short-length, fairy tale);

14.4. Documentary;

14.5. TV series;

14.6  Experimental film;

14.7. Popular science film;

14.8.  Student film;

14.9  A movie shot on a smartphone; advertising / social video;

14.10. TV program for children;

14.11. TV magazine;

14.12. TV brosdcast;

14.13. News story;

14.14. Documentaries.

  1. Fashion designer;
  2. Model/Photomodel/Fashion show.

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Age categories in the Vocal nomination:

I Younger group:

1) subgroup under 7 y.o.;

2) subgroup 8-10 y.o.;

II Middle – group – ages 11-14;

1) subgroup 11 – 12 y.o.

2) subgroup 13 – 14 y.o.

III Elder group – 15-25  y.o.;

1) subgroup 15 – 17 y.o.;

2) subgroup 18 – 25 y.o.

IV – Adult group – 26 +;

V Adult profi group – profi 21 +;

Mixed group (more than 30% of the members are from different age categories).

 

Age categories for all the others nominations:

I Younger group:

1) subgroup under 6 y.o.;

2) subgroup 7-10 y.o.;

II Middle – group – ages 11-15;

III Elder group – 16-20  y.o.;

IV – Adult group – 21 +;

V Adult profi group – profi 21 +;

Mixed group.

Vocal

Soloists, duets, trios present a composition with a duration lasts up to 4 minutes; Minor forms, groups (ensembles), choirs present a composition with a duration lasts up to 5 minutes.

Grading criteria:

  • Vocal predispositions (the temper beauty and the power of voice);
  • Performance skills (the clarity of the intonation and the quality of sound);
  • Stage performance (plasticity, performance culture, props);
  • Musicality, artistic interpretation of a musical work;
  • Disclosure of the artistic image;
  • The coherence of the repertoire to the performance capabilities and age category of the performer.

Choreography

Soloists, duets, trios present a composition with a duration lasts up to 5 minutes; Minor forms, groups (ensembles) present a composition with a duration lasts up to 5 minutes.

Grading criteria:

  • Art skills and performance technique;
  • Compositions of the performance;
  • Stage of performance (calisthenics, costume, requisite, performance);
  • Coherence of the musical material and choreography;
  • Artistry, the disclosure of an artistic image;
  • Repertoire matching age characteristics of the performers.

Instrumental music

Soloists, duets, trios present a composition with a duration lasts up to 5 minutes; Minor forms, groups (ensembles), orchestras present a composition with a duration lasts up to 5 minutes.

Grading criteria:

  • Performance mastery (the instrumental skills; the sound quality, the technique, the rhythm);
  • Complexity of the repertoire;
  • Artistry (the costume, the art of the performance);
  • Coherence, the sound of the orchestra (for orchestras and ensembles).

Composer’s work

A composer presents a composition with a duration lasts up to 7 minutes, which could be presented by a composer on his/her own or by a performer provided by a composer.

Grading criteria:

  • Performance mastery (the instrumental skills; the sound quality, the technique, the rhythm);
  • Complexity of the repertoire;
  • Artistry (the costume, the art of the performance);
  • Coherence, the sound of the orchestra (for orchestras and ensembles);
  • Structure identity;
  • Originality of the idea;
  • Artistic expression.
  • Innovativeness;

Folklore artistry

Folklore – ethnographic groups and soloists should perform two performances of a different character or one ritual (or a scene), based on folk customs and rituals, with a total duration of up to 10 minutes.

Grading criteria:

  • Performer’s mastery;
  • Composition of the performance;
  • Artistry (plasticity and flexibility of movements, costume, requisite, performance culture);
  • Artistry, and the disclosure of an artistic image;
  • Expressiveness and the emotionality of the performers;
  • Musical accompaniment.

Original genre: circus and sports programs

Acrobatic etude, air-sports balance, gymnastics, cheerleading, majorettes and drummers, circus composition. Soloists perform their show with a total duration of up to 5 minutes, groups of the original genre perform their show with a total duration of up to 7 minutes.

Grading criteria:

  • Performance mastery;
  • Training level;
  • Complexity of the performing program;
  • Artistry (the costume, the requisite).

Fashion theater

Participants present 2 collections with a total duration of up to 8 minutes; For each collection should be presented photos; brief annotation revealing the intent.

Grading criteria:

  • Originality and novelty of the idea;
  • Costumes design;
  • Artistry, plastic, defile technique;
  • The integrity of the idea of ​​the show (the relationship of all components: directing, music, costume, theatricality, entertainment, acting);
  • Matching costumes to the age of the participants.

Theatre

Participants demonstrate the play (or a piece) with a duration up to 15 minutes.

Grading criteria:

  • Performers’ artistry;
  • Performers’ mastery;
  • Correspondence of the repertoire to the age of performers;
  • Culture of the performance;
  • Musical accompaniment;
  • The Originality of the costumes;
  • The Artistic level of personification;
  • Expressiveness of the performers.

Author’s reading, recitation

Author’s reading (own composition) or literary reading (prose, poetry, tale, literary and musical composition). Participants represent one work with a total duration up to 5 minutes (literary and musical composition up to 7 minutes).

Grading criteria:

  • Completeness and expressiveness of the disclosure of the work theme;
  • Artistry, disclosure and vividness of artistic images;
  • Performance level;
  • Diction;
  • Complexity of the work performed;
  • Repertoire correspondence to the age characteristics of the performers.

Presenter, TV presenter, speaker

The participants provide a promo-video, video presentation of themselves, or the interview up to 5 minutes long.

Grading criteria

  • Diction (timbre of voice, diction);
  • Artistry, diction;
  • Organizational skills of the scene space;
  • Culture of speech;
  • Improvisation talent;
  • Ability to keep the attention of the audience;

Art*

Two works performed in any technique in the A1, A2, A3 format are accepted from each participant.

Grading criteria

  • Artistic skill;
  • The Originality of the idea;
  • The Originality of the performance.

Arts and crafts

Up to 5 works are expected from the participant.

Grading criteria

  • Artistic skill;
  • The Originality of the idea;
  • The Originality of the performance.

Art photography*

Every participant provides up to 4 pieces of work (landscape, portrait, abstraction, photo essay, photo collage, etc.). A minimal size is A4. Photomontage is allowed.

Grading criteria:

  • Originality of angle;
  • The Artistry of the idea;
  • Quality of photography.;

Art video

Grading criteria:

  • Originality of the script idea;
  • The quality of the material;
  • Special effects;
  • Technical means;
  • Acting;
  • Emotional effect on the audience;

Fashion designer

The participant, the team of participants submits to the competition: video recording showing one thematic collection with a total duration of up to 8 minutes (the designer chooses the models to demonstrate the collection on his own); collection sketches; brief annotation revealing the intent.

Grading criteria :

  • The originality of artistic concept;
  • Design and execution of costumes;
  • Accuracy and color imagery solutions;
  • Integrity and harmony of the image;

Model/Photomodel/Fashion show

Fashion show: a participant represents a video of any fashion show catwalk.

Grading criteria:

  • Artistry;
  • Plasticity;
  • Catwalk technique.

Photomodel: a participant presents 5 high-quality pictures.

Grading criteria:

  • Posing skills;
  • Appearance;
  • Photogenic;
  • Image, style.

Model: a participant presents 5 high-quality pictures + video of any fashion show/ catwalk.

Grading criteria:

  • Posing skills;
  • Appearance;
  • Photogenic;
  • Image, style;
  • Catwalk technique.

* Works in such nominations as Art and graphics, art photography should comply with demanded formats, be arranged in passe-partout with the presence of fasteners for hanging.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

            Phonograms (minus) must be sent by e-mail no later than 20 days before the start of the competition. starsway.festivals@gmail.com in a lossless compression format, such as FLAC, WAV, or MP3.

The name of each file must contain only Latin letters. Information to be specified: the name of the team or the name and surname of the performer, as well as the name of the performance.

Attention! You must have a backup copy of the phonogram on a flash drive.

            It is not allowed to perform under the phonogram + and duplicate the melody in the accompaniment (double-track).

            It is allowed to use phonograms with recorded BACKING vocals (except for backing vocals that duplicate the main melody!).

The organizers provide an electronic piano with the functions of a full-fledged piano.

 

All works of art and photos (on the reverse side) must have the information printed in the following order:

  • Surname, name, and age of the participant;
  • Name of the work;
  • Nomination;
  • Surname, name, and patronymic name of the head of the creative team (circle, studio, etc) or teacher (if available);
  • Organization and a creative team representing the participant with the indication of the country and locality;
  • Contact phone number and address.

GENERAL REGULATION

 

  • The Organizing Committee prepares and arranges the festival.
  • The Organizing Committee approves the composition of the jury.
  • Participants of the festival have the right to advertise their sponsors. To do this, participants electronically send the sponsor’s logo (if available), the company name, and the full name of the director (in advance).
  • The Organizing Committee reserves the right to change the program of the day.
  • The Organizing Committee has the right to use and distribute (without paying a fee to the participants) video recordings, printed and other types of products produced during the events of the festival competition and following its results.
  • Video shooting of the contest by participants and their accompanying persons is possible only if they have accreditation! (Penalty for non-compliance 150 euros)
  • Video shooting of workshops is prohibited!
  • Video shooting on a mobile phone is allowed strictly from your seat (sitting), without moving around the hall during the performances of the participants.
  • The Organizing Committee undertakes to send the exact program no later than 5 days before the start of the Festival – Competition.

CONTEST PARTICIPANTS

creative groups and soloists (duets, trios) at the age of 4 years, without age restrictions, can take part in the competition.

JURY OF THE FESTIVAL

  • The Jury to make decisions on the awards and prizes will consist of a number of prominent cultural figures of Europe and countries participating in the festival.
  • Grades are given out of 10. The decision of the jury is final and not subject to appeal.
  • The Jury’s decision is protocolized and unappealable.

 

FESTIVAL AWARDS

The jury determines the winners by awarding the following diplomas to the participants of the festival:

  • Grand Prix in each category (it is possible to award 2 or more Grand Prix in one category, taking into account different categories; if the jury decides to award both the team and the soloist);
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd-degree laureate;
  • The most talented participants are offered assistance in entering the choreographic or musical Conservatory / Academy of the Czech Republic;
  • Each team receives special grants from 500 euros to 5000 euros (in equivalent);
  • Groups of 5 or more people are awarded a cup (1 per team, regardless of the number of declared age groups and categories), soloists and small groups – commemorative medals;
  • Managers and concertmasters are awarded diplomas (subject to personal attendance at the Festival).

 

THE RESULTS OF THE COMPETITION ARE CLOSED BEFORE THE AWARD CEREMONY AND WILL NOT BE PREVIOUSLY DISCLOSED.

Special awards:

  • Diploma to the youngest participant;
  • Diploma for the best costume;
  • Diploma for the best ballet master’s work;
  • Diploma for the best choreographic performance;
  • Diploma for the originality of the interpretation of the work;
  • Diploma for the best classical performance;
  • Diploma for the best performance of folk;
  • Diploma for virtuosity;
  • Diploma for artistry;
  • Diploma for the preservation and enhancement of national traditions.
  • A special gift is provided for participants whose birthday will take place on the days of the festival.

REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPATION:

 

 FULL-TIME PARTICIPATION

 

Each participant of the Festival (collective or soloist) submits a completed application https://forms.gle/15xYkyyetv7PipWp9.

By sending an application, the leader (soloist) automatically confirms that he has read this Regulation of the Festival and agrees with all the points.

In response to the application and confirmation of receipt of the documents of intent, the Organizing Committee sends an invoice in the amount of 50% of the main cost of the selected package (this amount includes a non-refundableregistration fee of 50 euros per person).

This amount is considered as the deposit and will be taken into account in the calculations.

After paying the bill, we will send an official invitation to participate in the festival and a confirmation of the reservation at the hotel for submission to the consulate The rest of the amount must be paid at least 3 weeks before your arrival. The festival fee is paid on site. Attention! All bank expenses are to be paid by the participant!

If the embassy refuses to grant entry visas to the participants, the Organizing Committee is not economically responsible.  In case of cancellation of the application by the participants (for any reason), the paid fees are subject to the following penalties:

  • Non-refundable registration fee of 50 euros (paid by both participants and accompanying persons), as well as:
  • cancellation 20-14 days in advance – a penalty of 60% of the total amount of payment
  • cancellation for 13-7 days-penalty of 75% of the total amount of payment
  • cancellation for 10 days in advance – a penalty of 90% of the total amount of payment
  • cancellation for 7 days or less -a fine of 100% of the total amount of payment

The organizers are not responsible for any possible damage that the participants may cause during the participation in the Festival Competition.

The organizers prepare the texts for diplomas, certificates, and letters of thanks and send them to the participants for approval in advance. In case of non-confirmation by the participants, or confirmation with errors, the organizers do not alter the above material and are not responsible for incorrectly transmitted information for diplomas by the participants.

If you want to change the information in the documents, you have to pay 7 euros for 1 document.

 

An individual payment should be discussed with the organizing committee.

The participants of the festival prepare a competitive program corresponding to the declared nomination.

 

Deadlines for submitting applications and holding the festival:

The deadline for applying is 30 days before the start of the festival.

In the presence of biometric passports, a valid Schengen visa, or the possibility of its registration in a short time. In these cases, the application submission dates are negotiated individually.

Participation fee

Participation in the festival is paid.

Payment conditions:

Main program (5 nights, 6 days):

315 euros (+ Festival fee);

ATTENTION! For the nominations: top model, fashion show, fashion designer – apply for the price individually (the higher category hotel and a transfer according to the program are provided).

For teams of 20 people or more, there is a special offer (20+1 manager for free). A discount for the concertmaster or the second manager is provided upon request.

Accommodation: in a hotel 3*** , with three or four beds in the rooms. Accommodation in hotels of higher categories or individual rooms is made by separate agreement and for an additional fee.

Meals: breakfast buffet, dinner

Price includes: accommodation with breakfast and dinner, sightseeing tour (without transport), prize cups for collectives (from 5 participants); soloists, duets, trios, quartets are awarded commemorative medals with the symbols of the Festival; the work of The Organizing Committee; registration fee; registration of all necessary documents.

EXTRA PAYMENT:

Festival fees:

35 EUR for each participant in one nomination (for groups from 4 to 9 participants); 35 EUR for each participant in one nomination (for groups from 10 participants);

Soloists – 60 EUR; duets – 45 EUR for each participant in one nomination; trios – 40 EUR for each participant in one nomination;

In case of participation in additional nomination, it is an extra payment for groups – 25 EUR/per person; soloists – 50 EUR/per person, duets/trios – 40 EUR/per person.

ATTENTION! The solo category is considered the main category in the calculations, the other categories will be understood as additional (if the same soloist also performs in the categories of the duet, trio, or collective).

  • City tax 2 EUR/per day/per person from 14 y.o. is paid on the hotel’s reception at the day of arrival;
  • Transport services (upon request);
  • Optional excursions.
  • Entrance tickets to museums, castles.
  • Groups that travel by their transport pay for their parking in hotels and the city.
  • If the group wishes, a longer stay is possible. Price on request.
  • Accommodation in single rooms for an additional fee (on request) and higher categories hotels.
  • There is an extra payment for the headphones for excursions, the cost of 3 euros per person for one tour.

The program is adjusted by prior agreement. Groups that will need transportation during their stay at the Festival must make a written request in advance.

It is possible to change the tours on equivalent without additional charge, by prior arrangement.

 

 

 

THE PROGRAM:

Main program (5 nights, 6 days):

12.06-17.06.2023

 

1 day.

Arrival in Gabicce Mare at 15.00 – registration and accommodation of participants and guests of the festival in the hotel (Hotel Maremonti; Hotel Club). Rest by the sea. Dinner.

 

Day 2

Breakfast. Meeting with the organizers of the Festival, consultations. Rest by the sea (attention! Sunbeds, umbrellas are not included in the price. There is a free city beach in the city). Dinner.

 

Day 3

Breakfast. Rest by the sea. Optional: San Marino (45 euros); Italy in miniature (park + all kinds of attractions, 55 euros), price for optional excursions from 40 people. Dinner.

 

Day 4

Breakfast. Rehearsal. The competition program takes place in the form of a concert (in an open area in the center of Pesaro). Solemn presentation of diplomas and awards. Dinner.

 

Day 5

Breakfast. Rest by the sea. Free time in the city. Dinner.

 

Day 6

Breakfast. Check-out from the hotel until 10.00. Departure.

Groups that require transport, please contact us separately.

The organizers reserve the right to change the program by day. Attention! In case of cancellation of excursions according to the program, the money is not returned. In case of a delay of more than 15 minutes, the transport ordered from the organizers is canceled without a refund.