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Conditions and Rules of the festival

TERMS OF PARTICIPATION IN THE FESTIVAL

  • The Festival is a charity event; there is no reward or compensation for the participants.
  • The Festival participants are to cover travel and accommodation costs at their own expense. The Organising Committee provide: accommodation, catering and sightseeing programme agreed upon and confirmed by the participants.
  • A participant choir is to provide printed promotional materials (in English) to be published as posters, booklets and catalogues of the Festival (the resume is not more that 15 lines); each choir participant will get a free catalogue with information on all the Festival performers;
  • Each choir will get a Diploma of Festival;
  • Each choir take part in the singing of the Festivals Hymn (music will send in advance);
  • A delegation may include accompanying persons in any number;
  • Official languages of the Festival and competition are Russian and English;
  • Every participant can bring along his own audio/video CDs, DVDs and cassettes with the recordings of the group and sell them during the performances.

FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

  • Participation in Gala-concert of the Opening and Closing ceremony. One work not more than 3 minutes;
  • Participation in minimum one concert of the festival. Duration of the performances from 15 to 20 minutes.
Supplementary:
  • Participation in the International Choral Competition The Singing World. Conditions of the contest here >>>. Not obligatory.
  • Participation in workshops, master classes, choral studio and in the presentation The Fair of the festivals. The scores will be sent before.
The Organizing Committee of the International festival of choral art The Singing World reserves the right to edit the choir programmes.

FESTIVAL FEE (for participants and accompanying persons):

"Festival Package 1" - 150 EUR per 1 person (in hostel)

  • 5 nights in four beds room (bathroom on the floor), breakfast is not included
  • transfer airport-hotel-airport with guide
  • one dinner with other choirs
  • Opening ceremony with gala concert of the participants
  • public concert performances with other choirs
  • final ceremony with gala concert of the participants
  • sightseeing tour with guide (by bus)
  • one workshop of choral music (with Russian or foreign conductor)
  • complete of festival information material
  • for group from 35 persons one leader is free

"Festival Package 2" - 265 EUR per 1 person (3* stars hotel, 15 min. by bus from the center)

  • 5 nights in standard twin/double rooms, with bathrooms, with breakfast on buffet
  • transfer airport-hotel-airport with guide
  • one dinner with other choirs
  • Opening ceremony with gala concert of the participants
  • public concert performances with other choirs
  • final ceremony with gala concert of the participants
  • sightseeing tour with guide (by bus)
  • one workshop of choral music (with Russian or foreign conductor)
  • complete of festival information material
  • for group from 40 persons one leader is free

"Festival Package 3" - 300 EUR per 1 person (3-4* stars hotels in the center of the city)

  • 5 nights in standard twin/double rooms, with bathrooms, with breakfast on buffet
  • transfer airport-hotel-airport with guide
  • one dinner with other choirs
  • opening ceremony with gala concert of the participants
  • public concert performances with other choirs
  • final ceremony with gala concert of the participants
  • sightseeing tour with guide ( by bus)
  • one workshop of choral music (with Russian or foreign conductor)
  • complete of festival information material
  • for group from 40 persons one leader is free

Attention!
Reservation of accommodation is guaranteed only after payment of 10% of the total cost to the group not later than June 1, 2015.


Creative association "Art Attache" is provider of accommodation, meals and culture program (excursions, bus, guides) for the participants during the festival.
e-mail: art-attache@mail.ru
www.artattache.spb.ru

APPLICATION

The festival can be entered by sending the application form (you can download it here) by e-mail: singingworld@mail.ru.
The deadline for application is April 1, 2015.
With entry-form must be applications the following documents:
  • a story (CV) of the choir (compulsory; in English; max 15 lines) and the conductor (by wish);
  • photo of the choir (compulsory, min 2 Mb) and conductor (by wish);
  • the planned festival programmes, including times and accompaniment or a-cappella;
  • CD (sending by post or some pieces by e-mail).


Official languages

Official languages of the Festival and competition are Russian and English.

Advertising

All the events of the Festival will be covered by mass media - press, TV and radio.
Materials on the choir (including photos, audio/video CDs, DVDs and cassettes) mailed to the Organising Committee will be used in all the promotional materials related to the Festival.
It is envisaged to produce a Festival Compact Disk featuring several compositions performed by each participant in the Festival.



Download Festival invitation (regulation)

English version Download Festival Invitation of "The Singing World" 2015 (English version)
 MS Office Word version (size 188 KB)



NEWS
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Application form 2017
13.11.2016
Invitation 2017 EN
13.11.2016
Invitation 2017 FR
14.08.2016
Results 2016
24.06.2015
Festival programme 2016
08.09.2015
Photogallery 2015
17.08.2015
RESULTS 2015
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