There were some more important changes in the form and dates of the upcoming “Arabesque-2020” Competition. Please, see below.
The long-awaited Anyuta, our competition opening premiere, will happen on October 24, live in theatre and online. Spectators will take seats in accordance with the purchased tickets in a chess seating arrangement.
On October 25, while Round I, the audience will be seated in strict accordance with the chess seating arrangement only in the circle, dress circle, and upper circle. Places in the stalls will be provided to the members of the jury, press jury, guests and participants of the competition, with all precautions being made for them not to intersect.
From October 26, in accordance with the order of the Ministry of Culture of the Perm Territory, competitive rounds and the gala concert will be held behind closed doors, without the admission of spectators. Our dear spectators, please, pay attention that there were changes in the competition’s schedule. Now, Round I will take place on October 25-27. On October 28 and 29 we will see Round II. The final round will be concluded in one day, on October 30. Contemporary choreography competition will take place on November 1, and November 2 and 3 are dates reserved for the closing ceremony and galas of laureates.It will be possible to watch competition and support participants online. The broadcasts will take place on the theatre’s website https://permopera.ru , YouTube channel and on the theatre’s official VKontakte page.
On behalf of the International Ballet Competition – Varna Foundation, we would like to inform you that the XXIX edition of the International Ballet Competition – Varna, scheduled for July 15-30, 2020, is being postponed for technical reasons and will not be held this year.
We will additionally announce on our official site and our social media pages when its XXIX edition will be held.
Thank you for your interest in the Competition and in the art of ballet, we rely upon your understanding and will remain in touch with you in the name of the dance that has always gathered us at the Varna Ballet Olympiad.
Foundation “International Ballet Competition – Varna”
The Fifth International Baltic Ballet Competition, V IBBC 2020 is organized in Riga (Latvia) with the support of the Latvian Ballet and Dance Guild and Riga Choreography School is scheduled to take place from June 14. 2020 till June 18, 2020.
THE RESULTS OF THE II ALL-RUSSIAN COMPETITION OF BALLET DANCERS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS ARE ANNOUNCED
The names of the winners of the II All-Russian competition of ballet dancers and choreographers, which took place in Yaroslavl in 13-18, are announced. The prizes were awarded to 13 contemporary dance performers.
Mazurkevich Elizaveta (Nizhny Tagil)
Maksimova Diana (Kostroma)
Lazareva Alesya (Moscow),
Akhmetova Arina (Nefteyugansk)
3rd prize – not awarded.
Elena Polushina (Yoshkar-Ola)
Alina Alekseeva (Chelyabinsk)
Anna Alekseeva (Chelyabinsk)
1 prize – not awarded,
2 prize – Sergey Davydov (Yoshkar-Ola)
3 prize – not awarded.
Matveev Ivan (Yakutsk),
Malov Danil (Yoshkar-Ola)
Nikolai Gorbunov (St. Petersburg).
1st prize – Aldonina Olesya (Krasnoyarsk)
Archaya Victoria (Moscow)
2nd prize – Mikhailova Kristina (Yoshkar-Ola)
3rd prize – Chernova Yelizaveta (Perm)
Oparina Anna (Yaroslavl).
Elena Kotovskaya (Samara)
Anastasia Maslinkova (Moscow).
1st prize – Tagirov Ildar (Yoshkar-Ola)
2nd prize – Mustafin Roman (Beloretsk)
3rd prize – Starikov Roman (Yoshkar-Ola).
Maxim Maslennikov (Veliky Novgorod)
Ilya Kozichev (Cherepovets).
Teacher Olga Gerasimova “For successful preparation of the participants”,
Choreographers Julia Repitsina (piece “Initiative”) and Diana Maximova (piece “Who to be?”)
Teachers Olga Poltorak and Evgeny Shevtsov “For successful preparation of the participants”
Choreographers Olesya Aldonina (piece “The Story”) and Tasenko Sergey (piece “the Artifact”)
On September 17, as part of the program of the All-Russian Competition of Ballet Dancers and Choreographers, the Assembly of the International Federation of Ballet Competitions took place. Representatives of the largest world ballet competitions arrived in Yaroslavl.
The main task of the Federation is to search for new talented performers, to assist in the development of their professional skills and the promotion of young artists among theaters and concert venues. The president of the Federation is Sergey Usanov.
During the meeting of the Assembly topical issues of the development of the Federation were discussed. One of the important topics for discussion was the change in the conditions for accepting new members. Based on the results of the vote, it was decided to establish a trial period of three years for new members of the Federation, the results of which will consider the further approval of candidates. The leaders of major international festivals also expressed initiative in introducing common criteria for participating in festivals, as well as preferences for winners.
2020 is the anniversary year for the International Federation of Ballet Competitions. In this regard, the members discussed the holding of an anniversary gala concert in 2020, at which the winners of major international festivals and competitions will perform. It is planned that the event will take place in the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow. In addition, the participants of the meeting took the initiative to prepare a publication dedicated to the history of the Federation.
The International Federation of Ballet Competitions was created in 2005 during the X International Ballet Competition and Contest of Choreographers in Moscow. Then its members were the twelve most significant international ballet competitions in the world.
Currently, the 24 largest world competitions are members of the Federation: the International Ballet Competition in Varna (Bulgaria), the International Ballet Competition and Contest of choreographers in Moscow (Russia), the International Ballet Competition in Jackson (USA), the International Ballet Competition in Helsinki (Finland), International Ballet Competition in Astana (Kazakhstan), International Ballet Competition named after R. Nureev in Budapest (Hungary), Baltic International Ballet Festival in Riga (Latvia), International Ballet Festival TANZOLIMP in Berlin (Germany), Open Russian Ballet Competition “Arabesque” named after Ekaterina Maksimova (Russia), International Competition “Youth America Grand Prix” in New York (USA), International Ballet Competition in Istanbul (Turkey), International Ballet Festival in Bodrum (Turkey), The International Ballet Competition in Spoleto (Italy), The International Ballet Competition in Seoul (South Korea), The International Competition “Young Ballet of the World” in Sochi (Russia), The International Ballet Competition “Grand Prix of Siberia” in Krasnoyarsk (Russia), The International Baltic ballet competition in Riga (Latvia), Sterkh International Ballet Festival in Yakutsk (Russia), Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition in New York (USA), International Ballet Competition in Lausanne (Switzerland), International Dance Competition n.a. Mahmud Esambaev in Grozny (Russia), International Ballet Competition in Nagoya (Japan), International Ballet Competition “Grand Prix of Kiev” (Ukraine), International Ballet Competition in Almaty (Kazakhstan).
Candidates for joining the Federation are the International Ballet Competitions of Singapore, China, and Mongolia.