The Organizing Committee is responsible for all participants at the Festival Contest, provides favorable conditions for living, comfortable relationship with the hotels staff, organizing food during the festival, taking into account national traditions of the participants.
The Organizing Committee provides the following accommodation and food during the Festival-competition from 19 to 23 October 2018., each participant pay for themselves.
October 23: 08.00 – 09.00 – registration
08.00 – 09.45 – acoustic rehearsal in the concert hall
10.00 – grand opening of the Contest Festival
From 10.30 – the first stage of the contest auditions
October 24: From 10.00 – the second stage of the contest audition
October 25: From 10.00 – the reversal of the Gala Night.
18.00 – Gala Night. Award ceremony for the laureates and diploma
winners of the First International Contest Festival named after Alfia Avzalova.
The following events are planned to be held during the Contest Festival: Master classes in the performance mastery. Creative meetings with outstanding culture activists of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, foreign countries.
99 Euro per person – Category “Economy” – Economy Double, Triple or Quadruple Room with Shared Bathroom, continental breakfast.
109Euro per person – Category “Economy+” – Standard Double, Triple Rooms and Quadruple Rooms with Shared Bathroom, buffet breakfast.
119 Euro per person – Category “Standard” –Standard Double (Twin) Rooms with Bathroom, continental breakfast.
149 Euro per person – Category “Comfort” – Standard Double (Twin) with Bathroom, buffet breakfast, European level of comfort.
** WARNING! Number of hotel rooms is limited! We book the rooms only after receiving prepayment. 3-bed rooms are available upon request.
Participation fee includes:
accompany at the International airport “Kazan” or Railway station «Kazan»;
transport – for the whole period of stay in Kazan;
escort interpreters for the whole period of stay in Kazan;
providing a dedicated space for rehearsals;
participation in two rounds of the Contest and the Gala Concert complex “Pyramid” in Kazan, where concerts of leading Russian and foreign artists;
sightseeng tour of Kazan;
walking tour of the Kazan Kremlin, Theatres;
diplomas, certificates, cups, invitation & thank-you letters and souvenirs for contestants;
accommodation in Kazan (3 nights);
meals (3 buffet breakfasts and 3 lunches);
Participation fee does not include:
entrance fees to museums and tourist sites;
additional sightseeing tours and transfers;
transfer “station-hotel-station” for small groups (less than 10 people) – on request;
visas & transport charges;
additional night of stay at the hotel.
All the participants of the Festival Contest once pay Organozational fee (not included into participation fee) :
Solo – 30 EUR
Duet trio – 40 EUR
Ensembles up to 6 members 60 EUR (one amount for the whole group)
Ensembles of 7 to 14 members 120 EUR. (one amount for the whole group)
More than 15 members 180 EUR (one amount for the whole group)
The Contest Festival shall be held in the following nominations:
▪ academic vocal (solo vocal, duet, vocal ensemble);
▪ folk singing (solo vocal, duet, vocal ensemble);
▪ variety singing (solo vocal, duet, vocal ensemble);
▪ jazz singing (solo vocal, duet, ensemble);
▪ choir singing;
▪ master and disciple (duet, trio, quartet, quintet);
▪ art of declamation;
▪ choreography (folk dance, stylized folk dance, classical dance, variety
In each nomination, the contestants shall be subdivided in the following age categories:
▪ 15-18 years (age group I);
▪ 19-25 years (age group II);
▪ 25 years and older (elder group);
Upon a decision of the Jury members, the holder of the Grand-prix of the Contest Festival shall be awarded with a certificate for recording a solo album and an invitation to participate in a road tour. Laureates of the First Prize shall also be invited to participate in a road tour through cities of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Tatarstan.
Upon a decision of the Jury members awarded the special Prize for the best performance of a song from the repertoire by Alfia Avzalova.
The winners and prize-holders of the Contest Festival shall be awarded during the Gala Night on October 25, 2020.
Any group willing to participate must submit an Application form.
Approved groups pay in advance a 10% guarantee fee, which is to be deducted at the final payment.