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THE LARGEST FESTIVAL

IN BULGARIA

16.06.2018-22.06.2018

Organizers:

Association Art Academy „Morning Star”

Section Pernik-Bulgaria of the International Dance Council

CID-UNESCO


ALBENA RESORT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiX0AoQgCO4&feature=youtu.be


We are inviting you to the International Festival of Arts „Morning Star”, which is taking place in some of the most beautiful Bulgarian resorts - summer in the sea resorts Albena, St st “Constantine and Helena”, SOK “Kamchia” and winter in Bansko. The festival is one of the leading and most prestigious festival! With each edition it attracts thousands participants and gains greater popularity in Bulgaria!

GRAND PRIX

Albena Resort and Art Academy 'Morning Star' worth 4000 euro Free stay at Art Festival 'Morning Star'

Albena - 2019!

REGULATION

Albena Resort , Konstantin end Elena Resort, Varna.

16.06.2018 - Settlement, registration of the participants

DEFILE & OPENING CEREMONY

17.06.2018 - Folk session / Folk Dances, Folklore-Ethnographic Genre /

- Ethno Show / Folk Dances – International groups /

- Theater Arts

- Fine Arts - En plein air

- master classes and workshops

/organized by Section Pernik-Bulgaria of the International Dance Council CID-UNESCO/

18.06.2018 - Music Section:

- Pop and popular singing / Solo, Duet-Trio, Group /

- Folk singing / Solo, Duet-Trio, Group /

- Instrumental performers / Solo, Orchestras, Music groups and Ensembles /

- master classes and workshops

/organized by Section Pernik-Bulgaria of the International Dance Council CID-UNESCO/

19.06.2018 - Classical ballet

- Typical dances, Oriental dances

- Sport and Latin American dances

- Hip-hop / brake, street dance, others /

- master classes and workshops

/organized by Section Pernik-Bulgaria of the International Dance Council CID-UNESCO/

20.06.2018 - Dance Show (Free Dance)

- Rhythmic Gymnastics

- Cheerleading groups

Solo, Duet-Trio, Groups, Formations

Competition to determine the grand prize - GRAND PRIX

/ The groups present one performance /

21.06.2018 - GALA CONCERT – Ceremony of Awardings

22.06.2018 - DepartureWhoever wishes to stay and extend his vacation up to 5 days before and after the festival, uses the same festival prices!

PERIOD FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS – TILL 05.05.2018

Participants in the festival:

The festival is open for everyone: individuals, community centers, Youth Homes, Palaces

of Children, private schools, studios, clubs and others.

Age categories:

1. Category MINI under 9 years

2. Category 9 - 13 years

3. Category 13 - 18 years

4. Category 18 - 35 years – Relax Groups

5. Category 18 - 35 years – Professional Groups & Ensembles

6. Category over 35 years – Professional Groups, Ensembles & Relax Groups

We allow mixing the age categories with 50%, as the small age is moving into the next category.

Aim of the organizers:

- Provide an opportunity for talented children and adults to fully express their talents

- Development of the various art forms and encouraging children and youth to activities related to arts

- Exchange of artistic experience

- Cooperation between leaders and friendship between the groups

- Popularization of international and national cultural values

Form of the festival: The festival has competitive character!

DANCE SECTION

Styles:

1. Classical ballet

2. Typical dances, Oriental dances

3. Sport and Latin American dances

4. Ethno Show

5. Cheerleaders

6. Hip-hop / brake, street dance, others /

7. Dance Show (Free Dance) - Modern Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary

8. Rhythmic Gymnastics

Format for participation:

- Solo (Performances should not exceed 2 minutes)

- Duet, Trio (Performances should not exceed 2 minutes)

- Small groups - 4-8 people

- Formation - more than 8 people

The groups presents dances or compositions with total

duration of 12 minutes (or less) per category /composition or 2-3 dances/

The music must be on Audio CD.

* Incorrect submission of the duration for the performances will be penalized with stopping at the 12thminute.

CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION

- CHOREOGRAPHY - Composition, complexity, dynamics, emotionality

- PRODUCTION - Originality

- ARTISTRY - Disclosure of the artistic image and the scene culture

- IMAGE - Costumes and behavior during the festival

FINE ARTS SECTION

- Paintings are being paint during the festival, technique and theme are free to choose.

The organizers provide only thick drawing paper. The works will be arranged in exhibition.

CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION

- COMPOSITION

- PICTURESQUE STYLE

- ORIGINALITY

MUSIC SECTION

Folk Singing

- Pop and popular singing

- Instrumental performers / Solo, Orchestras, Music groups and Ensembles /

Rock Groups

Beatbox

The groups presents dances or compositions with total

duration of 12 minutes (or less) per category /composition or 2-3 dances/

- Individual participants and groups can introduce up to 2 songs;

accompaniment is allowed up to 5 people, music must be on Audio CD

- One of the songs has to be in Bulgarian language

/ own songs have priority /

- Orchestras and groups represent two compositions

CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION

- Musicality - Purity of intonation and sound quality - The beauty of timbre and strength of voice - Mastery - Compliance of repertoire with the age category of the performer - Scenic culture

THEATER SECTION

- Participants present theater production or play with duration up to 40 minutes.

CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION

- ARTISTRY

- DIRECTION

- PRODUCTION

- SCENERY

THE FESTIVAL ALSO INCLUDES OTHER TYPES OF ART!

Fashion theatre, experimental genre, circus show, ground acrobatics, aerobics, demonstrations of martial arts and more.

Wide prize fund:

1. Grand Prix – free stay / accommodation and food / for the winning team

/ 15 people / at the International Festival of Arts "Morning Star" Albena – 2019

2. Diploma for all participants

3. Medals for 1st, 2nd, 3th place

4. Award for best choreography and production

5. Scholarships and material awards.

The festivaldespite the competitive programincludes entertainment activities

Neptune eveningtreasure huntMiss and Mister Festival,

a competition for best sand castle and more /

Workshops with leading experts!

Discoteques every night!!!

GENERAL CONDITIONS

1. The organizers have the rights of recording and broadcasting the performances from the festival.

2. The group leaders take responsibility about accidents and injuries of their performers.

3. The expenses for the stay period to the groups and the accompanying people with them (travel expenses, daily expenses) are for their own expense.

4. The expenses for prizes, technical, stage and medical services are secured by the organizers.

5. The group leaders are been kept responsible for the behavior of their groups during the event, paying the damage caused to the hotels.

6. The participants are responsible for their costumes, properties and personal things.

7. For participating at the festival the music must be on Audio CD.

8. The duration of solo, duo, trio/ dance section/ performances must not be up to 2 minutes

9. The duration for the performance must be written when you send your request! Incorrect submission of the duration will be sanctioned with stopping the performance!

10. Program of the festival is determined by the organization and production team and is not subject to any comment. To participate in the Gala Concert are allowed collectives and individual performers who had taken the first places in their categories and proposed by the jury for the Gala Concert.

11. The organizers reserve the right, if necessary, to change the program.

12. The decision of the jury for the final ranking of the teams is not subject to comment.

13. By submitting the application, you acknowledge and agree with the terms of the festival.

14. Paid deposit for participation can not be returned if the group refuses to come.

15. The accommodation in hotels is only through the organizers and only when you submit your request.

Accommodation in hotels /night, breakfast+lunch+dinner/:

Hotel

Period price for under 16 years.

Period price for above 16 years.

Period price for family

2 + 2 children under 12 years.

Period price for family

2 + 1 child under 12 years.

Period price for family

1 + 1 child under 12 years.

H-l “Orhidea” /ALL

H-l “Panorama”/ALL

192 еuro

210 euro

720 euro

570 euro

370 euro

H-l “Dobrudzha”/FB

170 еuro

185 еuro

630 еuro

490 еuro

320 euro

H-l “Vedren”, Kranevo/FB

132 euro

150 еuro

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16.It`s possible to accommodate for a shorter period-prices per request

Full board: night, breakfast, lunch, dinner/nit including non-alcohol and alcohol drinks/

All inclusive: Everything included in the price: night, breakfast, lunch, dinner, non-alcohol and alcohol drinks, ice-cream and others.

The prices are net preferential only for the participants of the festival.

For groups over 20 people - 1 leader has free accommodation.

Additional reservations are accepted after the final order only if there is available capacity in the hotels.

If you want to prolong your vacation 5 days before or after the festival, you use the same festival prices.

Festival Fee

1. Individual performance / Solo / - 25 euro

2. Group, Formation, Ensemble performance 20 euro per person

One festival fee gives the right for the performer to participate in all dance styles!

If a participant has paid 20 euro festival fee and wants to participate in other format:

solo, duet-trio, he has to pay additional - 5 euro.

Festival fee is not paid by the group leaders, assistant leaders of the groups, drivers

and medical personnel.

BONUS FRPM THE ORGANIZERS FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS IN HOTELS “ORHIDEA” AND “PANORAMA” – FREE GOING TO THE AQUAPARK!

IMPORTANT:

Deadline for sending applications: 05.05.2018

Deadline for payment of festival fee: 05.05.2018

Deadline for advance fee of 30% of the whole sum for reservations: 05.05.2018

Payment only by bank transfer !!!

Bank properties in euro : Bank: DSK EAD

Pernik, Bulgaria , “Leninski prospect” Street № 1 postcode: 2304

BIC: STSABGSF

IBAN: BG04STSA93000022193036

Art Academy “Morning star”

Address for sending requests: utrinazvezda@abv.bg or utrinnazvezda_fest@abv.bg

- Request for participation

- List of participants

- List of guests

President of the festival: Kiril Kostadinov

Tel.: 00359 899 108 875 (Russian speaking)

Katerina Kirilova

Tel.: 00359 877046006 (English speaking)

Successful preparation!!!