VII International festival-competition


From Georgia with Love

Tbilisi – Kobuleti – Batumi

The festival-competition consists of 2 stages: I-st and II-nd stages will be held in the resort, on the Black Sea coast in the Batumi State Musical Center. During their stay on the territory of Georgia, the teams will have the opportunity not only to participate in the festival, but also to see many interesting and colorful places of our country, get acquainted with Georgian history and culture.

WELCOME TO GEORGIA!!! Georgia – "country of St. George", drunk on the sun, filled with light, dancing, singing, proud, loving and in love… Georgia! greets you, this is a land of elegance and sadness… Land of natural artistry and eternal holiday, sparkling temperament, warmth, vivid emotions, unparalleled hospitality and unforgettable experiences. A country known for its hospitality – "The guest is the messenger of God" – Georgian proverb says. For centuries, the Georgian people have built their traditions of hospitality. From generation to generation, love and boundless respect for the guest were passed on., devotion to the duties of the owner, traditional feast. According to Georgian folk poetry, hospitality is more appreciated, than courage, courage and skillful use of weapons. Georgian folklore idealizes the welcoming, generous host, denying the expensive. Side, who makes everyone fall in love with her, who visited it at least once!

City of Tbilisi

Tbilisi is the capital of Georgia, her heart. It is the largest city in the country, important economic, political, transport, scientific, cultural and spiritual center. The history of the city of Tbilisi has several centuries, its old name is Tiflis, - in 2008 year he turned 1550 years.

Tbilisi in translation means "warm spring", and from the Georgian "tbili" - warm. The name and origin of this city is associated with warm sulfur springs., which are located on its territory. Also this city has an old name - Tiflis. The city of Tbilisi was founded in 5 century AD Vakhtang Gorgasali. And already in 6 century became the capital of Iberia - the state, which at that time was on the territory of modern Georgia. There is also a legend about the origin of Tbilisi. She says, that during the hunting of King Vakhtang Gorgasali, his falcon, along with his prey - a pheasant, fell into a hot spring. Finding this source, the king ordered to build a city in its place. At the moment, on the site of the legendary source, there is the Abanotubani quarter - the most ancient district of the city of Tbilisi.. Tbilisi has almost everything, what will be interesting for our little guests of the capital: and ancient monuments, and modern centers, and mountains, and forests, and plains, and lakes. The composition of Tbilisi is quite diverse, other than the indigenous people – (Georgian), Armenians live here, Russians, Jews, Ossetians, Azerbaijanis, Assyrians, the greeks, and others.

Batumi city

Batumi city – one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Black Sea coast. Old and modern architecture, port, botanical garden and seaside boulevard, colorful squares and streets, a wide selection of restaurants and hotels of famous brands make this city the face of modern Georgia. It should be noted, what in 2012 Batumi was named the best tourist destination of the year by the American Academy of Hospitality. In the second half of the 20th century, foreign European architects worked to give the city a modern look. The development of Batumi is closely related to the economic and industrial development in the world: it was during this period in Batumi, the famous Nobel brothers and the Rothschild family started their food business.

City of Kobuleti

The climatic resort of Kobuleti is located on the Black Sea coast, northwest of Batumi, on high 5 meters above sea level. The main attraction of the city of Kobuleti, famous pebble beach. The climate is subtropical, Hot summer. sea ​​bathing season – May to October. Kobuleti is known for its one of the longest streets of the Black Sea coast, along which there are hotels of various levels of service and beaches. Most of the beaches of Kobuleti are sandy or small-pebble.

Sunny Georgia is waiting for you with love!

Let your talents conquer Georgia, and the wonders of Georgia will conquer you!

Festival nominations:

Children take part in the competition, youth groups and individual performers from 5 years and above in nominations: vocalist, choreography, instrumental genre, theater tree, pantomime, photo creativity, painters.

  1. Vocal – classical, folk, pop, jazz, academic, deadline, rep, soul, musical and original song.
  2. Solo;
  3. Duet, trio, quartet, quintet;
  4. Poison.
  5. Choreography - folk dance, folk – stylized dance, ethnic dance, variety dance, classical ballet, ballroom dancing, Modern, jazz, neoclassical dance, dance Sport: techno dance, electro-bugi, street dance, hip-hop, break dance, disco, pop locking etc.), «Flamenco».
  6. Solo;
  7. Duet, trio, quartet, quintet;
  8. Ensemble.

III. Instrumental genre – folk, classical, jazz, percussion ensembles, guitar ensembles, jazz style ensembles, chamber orchestras, accordion and accordion orchestras, ensembles of folk instruments, vocal and instrumental ensembles. piano; Wind and percussion instruments (tube, oboe, clarinet); folk instruments (rich, accordion, guitar, plucked strings, gusli, dombras); Stringy – bowed (violin, alt, cello, contrabass, let's go); Variety instruments (electric guitar, electric guitar bass, keyboards, percussion, drum kit), Rock groups.

  1. Solo;
  2. Duet, trio, quartet, quintet;
  3. Ensemble.
  4. Theater tree, Pantomime, Original genres "Circus Art".
  5. A photo – creativity, Painters, Arts and crafts.

Age categories:

Vocal and instrumental genre:

  • Age category 5 – 7 years
  • Age category 8 – 10 years
  • Age category 11 – 13 years
  • Age category 14 – 16 years old
  • Age category 17- 19 years old
  • Age category 20 – 24 years old
  • Age category 25 and higher

Choreography, theater tree, pantomime, original genres, circus art, photography, painters, arts and crafts:

  • Age category 5 – 10 years
  • Age category 11 – 15 years
  • Age category 16 – 19 years
  • Age category 20 – 24 years old
  • Age category 25 and higher

Criteria for evaluation:

  • Performing skills
  • Movement technique
  • Compositional construction of the number
  • Stage performance / plasticity, suit, props, performance culture
  • The complexity of the repertoire
  • Correspondence of the repertoire to the performing abilities and age category of the performer
  • Selection and matching of musical and choreographic material
  • Artistry, disclosure of the artistic image
  • Degree of instrument proficiency
  • Technical capabilities of ensemble performance
  • Artistic interpretation of a musical work
  • Technical capabilities of performers
  • Artistic design of the program, props.

Competitive requirements:

  • Every performer (soloist) must submit 2 competitive compositions with duration 3 – 4 minutes, and choreographic groups 2 competitive dance before 6 minutes each number. All songs must be recorded on flash media
  • It is also necessary to have backup copies of tracks.!!!
  • Each sound recording must be on a separate FLASH media with the name of the work, the name of the ensemble and the name of the performer, as well as the duration of the sound of this work. The application must indicate, do you need a breakdown of numbers or will the work be carried out in one block. It is obligatory to indicate in the application the surname and names of the participants of the festival, and their leaders, which must be printed on the diploma. In case of errors in the surnames and names in the applications you filled out, the diplomas will not be reprinted!!!!!
  • And you also need to indicate the technical rider of the participants!!!
  • During competitive performances (vocalists), both teams and soloists, it is forbidden to use plus phonograms!!!
  • All participants sing a song accompanied by a minus phonogram. Soloists may use recorded backing vocals, non-duplicating main melody, duet, ensembles sing without recorded backing vocals.
  • It is MANDATORY to agree in advance with the sound engineer technical issues on connecting musical instruments and equipment!!!
  • And write down all requests in the technical rider!!!
  • Each member: Artist and Photographer, must submit no more than 2 competitive works, format no larger than A3.
  • Themes of works for artists: “MY GEORGIA” or “WONDERLAND” (“WONDERLAND”).
  • The work technique is varied;
  • Diverse topics for photographers.

Awarding the participants of the festival:

  • Performances will be judged by an international jury..
  • According to the results of the competition, we award the participants of the festival at the Gala – concert.
  • All participants will receive diplomas and memorable gifts from the organizers of the festival
  • Teams and individual performers will be evaluated by the jury in nominations, taking into account age categories. The international jury awards: Festival Grand Prix, as well as in each nomination and age category, the title of Laureate I is awarded, II and III degrees, as well as the title of Diploma.
  • Special prize from the organizers of the festival!
  • People's Choice Award!
  • Special diplomas and prizes, according to the jury, awarded in the following categories: "Opening of the festival", "For artistry", "To the youngest participant", "Best Performance", "Originality of the number".
  • When a situation arises, when there are no worthy contenders for the Grand Prix and prizes, these places are not awarded!!!
  • The program of the Gala Concert is determined by the production team based on the decisions of the jury.
  • The decision of the international jury is final and cannot be changed.!!!
  • Many interesting offers from the organizers of the festival will be made to the winning teams and individual performers., on taking part in festivals and competitions held both in Georgia, and outside organized by our company, as well as our partners abroad.

Additional Information:

  • The organizers reserve the right to take photos and videos during the competition, and distribute them.
  • Managers are responsible for the health and safety of their competitors.
  • Applications for participation in the competition assumes agreement with the “Regulations on the competition”.
  • Participants of the competition arrive in the republic at their own expense.
  • All questions, not mentioned in the “Regulations”, organizers decide.
  • The organizers reserve the right to make changes to the competition program.
  • Notify the organizers of changes in the competition program no later than, than for 3 weeks before the start of the competition. After that, the compiled program will not be attracted!