2018 International children festival-contest «First chord- Little Mozart»
6-9 April 2018, Saint-Petersburg
International festival-contest of children’s art
«First chord-Little Mozart»
Contest "First chord" – is a real favorite of children’s contests!
Participants with their teachers and parents are offered special conditions:
The best hotel of our contest project - "Holiday Inn"**** at a special price.
We are looking forward to meeting you soon!
Children up to age of 10 are kindly invited to participate!
The competition has been held since 2006 separately for the participants of pop and classical nominations in the form of an open to public concert.
Pop nominations - "First Chord".
Classical Nominations -"Little Mozart".
Schedule of the festival:
6 April – 2p.m. - check in at hotel “Holiday Inn” **** Moscow prospect 97А
+ Various Excursions and tours are available
7 April – Day of the festival:
Pop and choreographic nominations, arts exhibition - Big hall of a Concert hall «Moscow»
8 April - Day of the festival
Classic nominations - Small hall of a Concert hall «Moscow»
+ Various Excursions and tours are available
9 April - check out at hotel at 12pm.
St. Petersburg, "Project of International Cultural Programs" Inspiration "
Supported by:St. Petersburg, "Foundation for culture and arts"
Goals and Objectives of the Festival:
- Development and improvement of an early childhood education and training;
- A stimulus for little participants to learn more
- Summing up the results of each stage
Participation in the festival-competition program will help teachers, working in children's educational institutions, to upgrade their skills and training, as well as to share their creative ideas, meet new trends and directions in art and pedagogy .
Nominations of a festival-contest:
Dance arts, gymnastics and etc.
Collectives , soloists and ensembles
Pop vocal arts: choruses , ensembles, show-groups and solo performances
with (-) track.
Classical Vocal arts : choruses , ensembles and solo performances with instrumental accompaniment, acapella performances are also allowed.
Theatre arts and artistic reading:
Soloists and collectives (all genres - sketches, miniatures, recitation, puppet theater, etc.).
Instrumental Arts: solos on various instruments, ensembles, held separately in the nominations: "Piano", "String Symphony", "Wind", "Folk", "Drums"
Folk and folklore arts: collectives and soloists .
Family arts - all genres of folk art in a family performance.
Suggested themes (not a requirement):
Art works should be arranged in mat, signed (all genres and techniques - painting, drawing, etc.).
Performance requirements :
Program performed must match with contestant’s age. All participants have a free choice of a repertoire.
Groups present to the jury a one-two concert performs with no more than 6 minutes in summary.
Soloists and duets in pop genres - one perform, not more than 4 minutes
Soloists and duets in classical genres, 1-2 works , executed in a single performance.
Contestants of classical nominations perform in a small concert hall with live musical accompaniment(or solo) without microphones.
Participants of pop nominations may be eligible to contest program with live music or have a (-) sound track to MD, SD. Every recording should be on separate media with the name of the track, the name of the ensemble (artist name), and timing.
Media not allowed: MP-3, MP-4, СD+R/CD+RV/DVD+RW and USB flash drives .
Collectives are awarded with a diploma and a Cup.
Soloists are awarded with a diploma and individual award (Big medal).
Participants of the festival in each category are awarded with prizes, awarded with the title "Laureate» I, II and III level, "Winner» I, II and III level, "Participant" in the presentation of the award diplomas. Perhaps there will be special awards: "The youngest participant, "" Audience Award "etc.
Teachers, managers and accompanists are awarded jury diplomas to prove their professional skills, as well as special awards are possible: "For the best arrangement," "For the preservation of national cultural traditions."
Fees and Charges
Festival Package "Holiday Inn"**** (Moscow prospect 97А)- 10200 Rub/150euro/person
3 nights stay at hotel, (BB, including breakfast)
Festival-contest registration fee
These can be provided additionally full programm of transfers and excursions:
1 day Excursion + Shuttle package from hotel: 1300 rub/19 euro/person.
Transfers ( railway station/airport – hotel - railway station/airport )
Additional days in hotel (BB, including breakfast)- 2750 rub/38 euro/person.
If you want to send an application or you have any questions - do not hesitate and send your letters
We will do our best to answer you as soon as possible!
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