NESTIYA ART FESTIVAL “ WINTER WONERLAND IN BALKANA”

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NESTIYA ART FESTIVAL “ WINTER WONERLAND IN BALKANA”

NESTIYA ART FESTIVAL “ WINTER WONERLAND IN BALKANA”

Dear friends of folklore,

We have a pleasure to invite you to take part in the NESTIYA ART FESTIVAL “WINTER WONDERLAND IN BALKANA”. Nestiya International art festival "Winter in Sofia" is part of Program "Nestiya festivals - Bulgaria" of Bulgarian art and folklore center "Nestiya".

The festival will be held in city of Balkana from 29 of January till 01 of February2016 year. The groups are suppozed to arrive in Varshec on 29.01.2016 till 14.00 o’ clock. On 29,30 and 31 of January there are performances in Vatshec, Berkovica, Montana. The departure of the groups will be on 31of January after breakfast. In this folklore event can take part ensembles and groups; dancing and vocal groups; soloists and instrumentalists from all over the world.

This international event is looking to promote and share the folklore and traditions of different nations to strengthen the friendship and the identity of each country. Purposes of our folklore events are:

- To promote Bulgarian art for children, youth and adults;

- To stimulate interest and love of generations to Bulgarian art;

- To encourage the search, development and realization of the talents of all ages.

The organizers are: - Organizer and host of the festival is Varshec Municipality, Berkovica Municipality, Montana Municipality in partnership with the Bulgarian art and folklore center "Nestiya" and association "FFFontan";

- Manual coordination and control is performed by BAF "Nestiya". The festival will be performed in two directions:

1. Entertainment program: -Groups will have 3 or 4 performances at the festival. Each group has to prepare 10-20 min. of quality program. Performances are on the open air stages, wooden and concrete.

-It is not necessary to have live music. It is allowed to perform using CD or flash drive, but it has to be of a good quality recording.

-All participants will receive a certificate for participation.

- During the concerts the groups will participate in three competitions “Kryshna rachenica”, “Review of costume” and “Miss and Mister festival”

2. Competition program: PARTICIPANTS ARE DIVIDED INTO THE FOLLOWING AGE GROUPS: - Up to 7 years.

- Until '12

- Until '18

- Until '25

- Over '25

NOMINATIONS IN ARTS:

1. Dance (classic, jazz, Modern ballet, ballroom dances, sports dances, modern dances, pop dances, free style, etc.). Evaluation criteria: overall evaluation, dance technique, stage and artistic behavior and choreography, the repertoire should correspond to the age of the performers, costumes, props, selection, matching and synchronization of music and choreographic material, artistry, disclosure of the image, theme, plot. The performance should be up to 7 minutes.

2. FolkloreArts (should be based on folklore authentic, processed, prepared, stylized musical, vocal, dance, theater, including national, regional and local rituals, customs and rituals). Evaluation criteria: quality of material used for Folklore (artistic value and authenticity, ethnographic precision in the style and manner of performance, quality performances of music, song, dance, regional and local traditions, entertainment, originality. Participants in the nomination "Folk Arts (group composed ensembles, choirs and individual performers) are presented with The performance should be up to 10 minutes.

3. VOCAL ARTS (classical, academic, religious, jazz, pop and rock songs). Evaluation criteria: musicality, artistic interpretation of the music, the purity of intonation and sound quality, beauty and strength of tone of voice, vocal culture. The repertory should match to the skills in the different age groups. The performance should be up to 7 minutes.

4. MUSICAL ARTS (classical, academic, religious, jazz, pop and rock songs). Evaluation criteria: musicality, artistic interpretation of the music, the purity of music and sound quality, beauty and power of tone on the instrument culture. The repertory should match to the skills in the different age groups Participants in the nomination "Musical Arts" (orchestras and individual performers) represent two different works of no The performance should be up to 8 minutes.

5. THEATRE AND SHOW arts (theater, musical theater and musicals, pantomime, word art, fashion theater, circus, clown, demonstrations arts and gymnastics, acrobatics, etc.) Evaluation criteria: performance art, technical and compositional structure, stage and theatrical decorations (costumes, props, performance and culture of dressing, supplements and accessories), artistry, detection and brightness of the image and original theme consistency in style (dress, hairstyle, choreography, music), artistic performance, level, artistic painting, acting, diction and pronouncing. Ensembles, duets, trios and soloists perform 2-5 minutes. Participants in fashion theater (groups and individual artists) perform no more than 10 minutes. Theater and musicals (theater groups and individual performers) perform from 10 to 20 minutes.

Performances of participants are assessed on a scale. The winners will participate in the ceremony of the GALA CONERT and will perform the awarded performances at the gala concert. The program of the gala concert will be determined from the director of the festival-competition and on the basis of the decisions of the jury. 

 

APPLICATION FORM

 

NESTIYA ART FESTIVAL-COMPETATIONS INTERNATIONAL Winter Wonderland IN balkana” 2016

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Please enclose photos, videotapes and copies of press materials.

 

 

 

Total number of the persons:

 

 

Men total:

 

Dancers:

 

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Technical staff:

 

Choreographs:

 

Group leaders:

 

 

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EXTRA DAYS:

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I accept regulation of NESTIYA ART FESTIVAL-COMPETATIONS INTERNATIONAL  Winter Wonderland IN  balkana” 2016 and concede of the organizers following laws: To spread and give of others, law for radiate of concerts; To producer and spread audio and videos material, about concerts; To use it, for advertising.

                       

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