XVIII International Festival of Choreographic Miniatures (deadline for application May 10th 2014)

by Festival of Choreographic Miniatures

We would like to invite you to apply for the XVIII International Festival of Choreographic Miniatures, a competition for choreographers, which will be held 5th – 7th June, 2014 at the National Theater, Belgrade, in organization of Association of Ballet Artists of Serbia.
The mission of the Festival of the Choreographic Miniatures is to promote dance in a wide range of styles and to introduce to the wider audience and professionals current and coming up trends.

• Originality and innovation in choreography
• Invention in usage of space, music and other stage elements
• Balanced aesthetics and style
• High level of interpretation and performing

Competition requirements:
• Premiere performance of choreography at the festival
• Maximum duration of choreography is 10 minutes

::A W A R D S::
An international jury of five members will award the three best choreographic miniatures with the following prizes:
1st prize: Award in the amount of 2000 €
2nd prize: Award in the amount of 1000 €
3rd prize: Award in the amount of 500 €

On the festival will also be assigned:

“Critics Award” (based on the three member - dance critics jury decision )
“Plaque Aleksandar Izrailovski” (awarded for the distinguished production segment)
“Audience Award”

“Encouragement Award” (for the best Serbian choreographer at the Festival )

::A P P L I C A T I O N S::
Application is to be sent to ubus.festival@gmail.com
Application consists of:
• The completed application form (downloaded from www.fkmbelgrade.com)
• A video of the choreography or part of the choreography, if the work is in progress
(upload or link for video of choreography)
Application is to be sent latest May 10th 2014. Receipt of applications will be acknowledged by e-mail.

About the admission to the competition will be decided by the Artistic Council of the Festival after reviewing video clips. The chosen applicants for the Festival will be informed by May 15th 2014.

Selected choreographers must confirm their acceptance by May 20th 2014.

Selection for the competition finals will be held front of jury and audience in the National Theatre on June 6th 2014. The final evening and award ceremony will be held on June 7th 2014.

The Festival will provide hostel accommodation (room and breakfast) for all invited competitors.Travel and health insurance expenses are not covered by the Festival.

We hope that we will meet at the XVIII Festival of the Choreographic Miniatures,

Kind regards,
Artistic Director
Vladimir Logunov

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