ONLINE CHILDREN AND YOUTH MUSIC FESTIVAL CONTEST

CYBERART V EDITION

APPLICATION’S DEADLINE – 01.05.2019

GENERAL REGULATIONS

Purpose of the festival

The festival aims to provide an opportunity for creative teams and individual performers to remotely participate in the international competition of musical art, for developing respect for the achievements of the world culture of children and youth, and finally for strengthening friendship and mutual understanding between children of different countries.

Festival is held under the patronage of:

  • Ministery of culture of the Czech Republic
  • Senat of the Czech Republic
  • Music foundation of Alvaro Gomes
  • Prague conservatory of Jan Deyl
Festival's participants

Participation in our festivals is open to different performing groups:

  • academic and folk choirs
  • vocal groups and soloists
  • choreographic collectives
  • orchestras and string, wind and folk ensembles and soloists
  • folk groups
  • fashion theatres
  • musical theatres and others
Nominations

1. Children’s choir (minimum of 15 participants, from 6 to 12 years old)

2. Youth choir (minimum of 15 participants, from 13 to 26 years old)

3. Folk choir (minimum of 15 participants, no age limitations)

4. Mixed children’s choir (minimum of 15 participants, from 6 to 18 years old)

5. Mixed adult choir (minimum of 15 participants, from 19 years old)

6. Female choir (minimum of 15 participants, no age limitations)

7. Male choir (minimum of 15 participants, no age limitations)

8. Children’s vocal ensemble (from 15 participants, from 6 to 12 years old)

9. Youth vocal ensemble (from 15 participants, from 13 to 18 years old)

10. Vocal ensemble (from 15 participants, from 19 years old)

11. Classic dance first steps (from 4 to 6 years old)

12. Classic dance youth group (from 7 to 10 years old)

13. Classic dance middle group (from 11 to 14 years old)

14. Classic dance older group (from 15 to 18 years old)

15. Classic dance youth group (from 19 to 26 years old)

16. Classic dance adult group (from 20 years old)

17. Classic dance mixed group (from 6 to 26 years old)

18. Folk-character dance first steps (from 4 to 6 years old)

19. Folk-character dance younger group (from 7 to 10 years old)

20. Folk-character dance middle group (from 11 to 14 years old)

21. Folk-character dance older group (from 15 to 18 years old)

22. Folk-character dance youth group (from 19 to 26 years old)

23. Folk-character dance adult group (from 20 years old)

24. Folk-character dance mixed group (from 6 to 26 years old)

25. Modern dance first steps (from 4 to 6 years old)

26. Modern dance younger group (from 7 to 10 years old)

27. Modern dance middle group (from 11 to 14 years old)

28. Modern dance older group (from 15 to 18 years old)

29. Modern dance youth group (from 19 to 26 years old)

30. Modern dance adult group (from 20 years old)

31. Modern dance mixed group (from 6 to 26 years old)

32. Variety dance first steps (from 4 to 6 years old)

33. Variety dance younger group (from 7 to 10 years old)

34. Variety dance middle groups (from 11 to 14 years old)

35. Variety dance older group (from 15 to 18 years old)

36. Variety dance youth group (from 19 to 26 years old)

37. Variety dance adult group (from 20 years old)

38. Variety dance mixed group (from 6 to 26 years old)

39. Street dance / hip-hop first steps (from 4 to 6 years old)

40. Street dance / hip-hop younger group (from 7 to 10 years old)

41. Street dance / hip-hop middle group (from 11 to 14 years old)

42. Street dance / hip-hop older group (from 15 to 18 years old)

43. Street dance / hip-hop youth group (from 19 to 26 years old)

44. Street dance / hip-hop adult group (from 20 years old)

45. Street dance / hip-hop mixed group (from 6 to 26 years old)

46. Oriental dance

47. Latin American Dance

48. Acrobatic gymnastic

49. Choreography small form (from 4 participants)

50. Orchestra younger group (from 6 to 14 years old)

51. Orchestra older group (from 15 to 26 years old)

52. Orchestra adult group (from 20 years old)

53. Instrumental ensemble younger group (from 6 to 14 years old)

54. Instrumental ensemble older group (from 15 to 26 years old)

55. Instrumental ensemble adult group (from 20 years old)

56. Folklore ensemble

57. Fashion theater

58. Theatre studio

59. Circus ensemble

60. Solo-vocal first steps (from 4 to 6 years old)

61. Solo-vocal younger group (from 7 to 10 years old)

62. Solo-vocal middle group (from 11 to 14 years old)

63. Solo-vocal older group (from 15 to 18 years old)

64. Solo-vocal youth group (from 19 to 26 years old)

65. Solo-vocal adult group (from 27 years old)

66. Solo-dance first steps (from 4 to 6 years old)

67. Solo-dance younger group (from 7 to 10 years old)

68. Solo-dance middle group (from 11 to 14 years old)

69. Solo-dance older group (from 15 to 18 years old)

70. Solo-dance youth group (from 19 to 26 years old)

71. Solo-dance adult group (from 27 years old)

72. Solo instrumental first steps (from 4 to 6 years old)

73. Solo-instrumental younger group (from 7 to 10 years old)

74. Solo-instrumental middle group (from 11 to 14 years old)

75. Solo-instrumental older group (from 15 to 18 years old)

76. Solo-instrumental youth group (from 19 to 26 years old)

77. Solo-instrumental adult group (from 27 years old)

78. Art plain air (Prague water colors drawing contest)

79. Individual nomination (due to the agreement of organizing committee)

* Duets belong to the solo nomination

Age

Age limits of the festival are 6-35 years old. Exceptions can also be accepted in some cases, which must discussed with the organizational committee individually.

Tolerance in age limits of the nomination is 30%.

Jury

The Jury is designated by the organizational committee and comprises the honored figures of the Czech and European culture, teachers of leading musical and choreographic institutes of Europe

Evaluation criteria
  • general impression (maximum 10 points)
  • performance technique (maximum 10 points)
  • acting mastery (maximum 10 points)
  • music accompaniment(maximum 10 points)
  • originality of performance and interpretation (maximum 10 points)
  • costumes and properties esthetics (maximum 10 points)

TOTAL: maximum of 60 points from every jury member

Awarding of the participants

The Jury defines winners by awarding diplomas as follows:

  • Grand Prix
  • Laureate of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd degrees
  • Diploma of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd degrees
  • Participant of the Festival

Money prize: Collective, awarded by Grand Prix, obtains money prize of 200 Euro (two hundreds Euro). Prize is presented to the collective’s leader during Gala concert in cash

Jury decides according to gained points. In case of disputable situation, decision is made by the Jury Chairperson. Jury’s decisions are final and can’t be disputed.

Jury is entitled not to award Grand Prix, if none of the collectives gained needed quantity of points. (minimum quantity of points for getting Grand Prix is 95% of maximal available points)

Jury is entitled not to award money prize for the best solo, if none of the soloists gained needed quantity of points. (minimum quantity of points for getting the prize is 95% of maximal available points)

Place

Online

Deadlines

Application’s deadline is 31.12.2018

Deadline for sending the links is 5.01.2019 

Summarizing the results – 20.1.2019

All the materials must be uploaded on youtube. You have to send us the link on youtube. 

Participation fee

The participation in the festival requires payment.

Festival fee is 25 euro per collective/soloist, next nomination/s is 20 euro per collective/soloist

 

SCHEME OF THE PARTICIPATION IN THE FESTIVAL (SEQUENCE STEPS)

Stage 1

Each participant (collective or soloist) must hand organizational committee an application. 

In the application form you have to paste the links on your contest’s materials on youtube.

The application must be emailed on vl.asya@mail.ru

Stage 2

As a response on the approving participation Organization Committee sends the payment info.

Each participant have to pay the participation fee according to the instuction. (PayPal)

Detailed info will be sent by email.

 

Summarizing the results

Summariziong the results will be held from 5.1.2019 till 20.1.2019.

The results of the festival will be posted on www.pitagross.cz web on the 20th of January 2019

Diplomas will be sent up to 25.1.2019 by email in jpeg.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

Technical requirements

Each participant (collective or soloist) must provide 2 contest material uploaded on youtube up to 5 min each.