THE RESULTS OF THE REGIONAL STAGE OF THE GRAND PRIX OF AMERICA YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX

August, 30, 2019

The Grand Prix

Gabrielle Figuiredo (18) – John Cranco School of the Stuttgart Ballet, Germany

WOMEN’S GROUP

1st place: Grace Carroll (15) – Tanya Pearson Academy, Australia

2nd place: Yazmin Verkhazh (16) – Ballet School of the Basel Theater, Switzerland

3rd place: Arianna Crosato Nyumann (16) – Danzaira Professional Ballet School, Peru

MEN’S GROUP

1st place: Junsu Lee (16) – Korea National University of the Arts,

South Korea

2nd place: Francisco Gomez (15) – Academy of Annarella, Portugal

3rd place (coopers):

Joaquin Gaubeka (16) – Keri Ballet Conservatory, North Carolina,

USA / Argentina

Harold Mendez (17) – Cuban Ballet School in Sarasota, Florida, USA

MEDIUM GROUP (12-14 years old)

Youth Grand Prix

Darrion Sellman (14) – Los Angeles Ballet Academy, California, USA

Girls

1st place: Rebecca Alexandria Hadibroto (12) – Malupi Dance Academy, Indonesia

2nd place: Ava Arbuckle (14) – Elite Classic Coaching, Texas, USA

3rd place: Madison Brown (13) – Lenz Dance Studio, Florida, USA

Young men 1st place: Misha Broderick (13) – Ballet Academy Master, Arizona, USA 2nd place: Andrei Jesus (13) – Bale Jové De São Vicente, Brazil 3rd place: Seungmin Lee (14) – Sang Hua High School of the Arts, South Korea JUNIOR GROUP (9-11 years old) Junior Grand Prix Corbin Holloway, Citidans School and Conservatory, Maryland, USA Girls 1st place: Marta Savin (11) – Dance Planet, Romania 2nd place: Ksenia Kosava (11) – Ballet School Vezhnovets, Belarus 3rd place: Natasha Furman (10) – Dance Studio Not Your Ordinary Dancers

Girls 1st place: Marta Savin (11) – Dance Planet, Romania 2nd place: Ksenia Kosava (11) – Ballet School Vezhnovets, Belarus 3 place: Natasha Furman (10) – Dance Studio Not Your Ordinary Dancers, New Jersey, USA The boys 1st place: Mathis Laevens (10) – Raymond Ballet Ballet, Belgium 2nd place: Kai Sato (11) – Ballet Academy Y, Japan 3rd place: Aiden Jones (10) – Indiana Ballet Conservatory, Indiana, USA

THE XII KOREAN INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION WAS HELD IN SEOUL FROM JUNE 19 TO 23, 2019

14litlThe competition was attended by 170 young performers from 14 countries. Participants competed in three age groups: Juniors A and B, Senior group. Each group has two nominations – boys and girls, men and women.

The jury consisted of 11 people from South Korea, Russia, China, USA, Belarus, Mongolia, Poland, Great Britain and Japan. Chairman of the Jury Xin LILI – Artistic Director of the Shanghai Ballet. The competition was held in three rounds. In the first and third rounds, works from classical ballets were performed, and in the second round – contemporary choreographers. The results of all three rounds were summed up, and this amount of points was the final evaluation of the performance of the participant in the competition. Based on the results of the secret ballot, the jury distributed the prizes and awards as follows:

Juniors A (boys)

1st Prize – Jun Hyoung Yoon (South Korea)

2 prize – not awarded

3rd Prize – Do Hyon Kwon (South Korea)

Diploma – Seong Un Choo (China)

Juniors A (girls)

1st Prize – Hirata Arisu and Shoda Noa (both Japan)

2nd Prize – Na Neul Kim (South Korea) and Ye Jin Choi (China)

3rd Prize – Min Koung Kim and You Jung Jung (South Korea)

Juniors B (boys) 1st Prize – Gyeong Ho Kang (South Korea) 2nd Prize – Hyun Mo Koo (South Korea) 3rd Prize – Davi Gabriel da Silva Franco (Brazil) diploma – Ivan Matveev (Russia) Senio Group (Signora) Men 1st Prize – Stanislav Olshansky (Ukraine) and Sun U Lim (South Korea) 2nd Prize – Yuri Vybornov (Russia), Se Yong Kim, In Gym Baek (South Korea) 3rd Prize – Chang Hui Lee, Hyung Jun Ju, Ji Won Park (South Korea) Women 1 prize – not awarded 2nd Prize – Julia Moskalenko (Ukraine) 3rd Prize – Chinbat Duurenjargal (Mongolia), Yu Jeong Choi, Joo Mi Jang (South Korea)