This competition invites: individuals instrumental performers, music groups and ensembles
International open contest of instrumental performers “OPEN ITALY” is annually held in Italy. It is a unique competition not only for the participants but for their teachers too. This contest gives a chance to show your worth and win prestigious European prizes. After the end of the contest and after announcing the results there’s held a round table with the judges. Within the limits of the contest there’s provided a master class. Instrumentalists from all over the world are invited to participate this contest. Founders of this international competition is a festival competitive organization Fiestalonia Milenio (Spain), association Ad Arte (Italy), production center of talented performers Fiestalonia International.
The geographical location of the city of Pesaro (Pesaro) in the Marche region is beautiful. Even on the hottest summer days You can feel a light cool breeze here. The beauty of its coast is ideally complemented by an old embankment and the view of green hills. This city was the birthplace of such celebrities as Lodovico Zacconi (1555-1627), musician, musical theorist; Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868) – famous composer, author of the operas “The Barber of Seville”, “Cinderella”, “Italian in Algeria”, “William Tell” and many others; Renata Tebaldi (1922-2004) – opera singer (lyric soprano); – and many others
As an organiser of international festivals and competitions, Fiestalonia appeared as a result of our enthusiastic work, constant search for new ideas and the desire to replace the traditional festivals with more perfect and comfortable ones. The exceptionally high quality of the festivals is guaranteed by the promise given by the team of Fiestalonia. Our company is strong thanks to our employees, each of whom is a highly qualified professional and a positive person. We create our festivals as stunning and emotionally charged events that invariably remain in memory as the most vivid life impressions. We realise that, as a flagship of the industry of organisation of festival events, we have the opportunity to influence the established models of festivals through the introduction of the highest standards and innovations. We focus on quality, we think it is the most important and intrinsic value. We have achieved the position that Fiestalonia festivals personify the refinement embodying the best traditions of international cultural meetings.
All of our programs consist of two parts:
1. Participation in the competition and festival 2. Participation in the Festival without competing in the competition*.
* For those who don’t want to participate in the competitive program, but wish to participate in the festival. They will still participate in the other festival activities including: joint rehearsals, workshops and master classes, where they receive advice and an official certificate from the renowned international experts during a brief discussion in an open and friendly atmosphere. Non competing participants will also perform at international friendship concerts combining different kinds of art. Communication with other participants, an open exchange of experience as well as a lot of master classes with internationally recognized experts, will certainly bring you to a whole new level of creativity!
6 reasons why you need participate in this contest
GROUP (А) – piano solo, piano groups for one instrument (it’s not allowed to perform the program playing more than one instrument);
GROUP (B) – folklore instruments: bayan, accordion, domra, balalaika and other instruments (soloists and groups);
GROUP (C) – orchestral instruments: bowed string, wind and percussion instruments (soloists and groups);
GROUP (D) – guitar (soloists and groups).
Free programme (works of two different styles).
We provide an electrical piano Yamaha Arius YDP 143 keys 88 with two functions of organ.
1st function Church Organ – typical sound of organ with the register 8 feet, 4 feet, 2 feet. It suits for performing of the church music of the baroque period.
2nd function Church Organ – sound of a full organ basihyal which is often associated with “Toccata and Fugue” by Bach J.S.
AGE GROUPS OF THE PARTICIPANTS
1st – 7- 9 years old freestyle 5 minutes maximum 2nd – 10-11 years old freestyle 6 minutes maximum 3rd – 12-13 years old freestyle 8 minutes maximum 4th – 14-15 years old freestyle 10 minutes maximum 5th – 16-17 years old freestyle 11 minutes maximum 6th – 18- 20 years old freestyle 12 minutes maximum 20 years old and older freestyle 13 minutes maximum
JURY & EVALUATION CRITERIA
Information about members of the jury of the contest “Open Italy” will be published later.
The jury has the right
not to award all the prizes;
to share prize among performers;
to award special prizes to teachers for outstanding achievements;
to make a decision about breaking a performance which exceeds the bounds of the regulations;
the jury evaluates the participants on one hundred-point system, the final result is made up of the average quantity of the received scores and the average value of the progress scores;
the jury’s decisions are final and are not subject to review.
The jury evaluates the participants on 100-point scale.
Regarding the genres of performing and nominations the awards are distributed due to seven age groups
participants who received up to 70 points become prize winners (copper diploma);
participants who received from 70 to 79 points – prize winners of the third degree (bronze diploma);
participants who received from 80 to 89 points become prize winners of the second degree (silver diploma);
participants who received from 90 to 99 points become prize winners of the first degree (gold diploma);
participants who received 100 points become winners of the grand prize of the contest “Open Italy” (platinum diploma).
* Awards and certificates will be given to all the choirs from the providers of the contest. Each choir is given a personalized certificate in the form of engraving on a special base for its contribution into the cultural international relations. Each team head and sponsor will be given a personalized thank-you letter on the official numbered letterhead of the kingdom of Spain. Special trophy cups are provided for the winners.
PROGRAM OF STAY
1st day Sunday: – check-in to a hotel from 14:00 pm; – dinner; – meeting with the organizers of the contest; – presentation of the excursion programs.
2nd day Monday: 8:00 – breakfast; 14:00 – full dress rehearsal; 17:00 – beginning of the concert; 20:00 – dinner.
3rd day Tuesday: 8:00 – breakfast, free day; 09:00 – excursions (optional for extra charge); 19:00 – dinner; 20:00 – beginning of the gala concert and giving out of the awards;
4th day Wednesday: – breakfast; – check out of the hotel at 10.00 am.
✅ ATTENTION! Organizers have opportunity to modify the program. ✅ ATTENTION! We can provide you with a transfer from airports and train stations to the hotel and back. Ask our managers for the price: firstname.lastname@example.org ✅ INCREASE the number of days of your stay and we will organize an excellent excursion program for you! The price of additional days is indicated in the “price” section. For detailed information on excursion programs, you can check with our managers by mail: email@example.com ✅ BOOK an excursion program in advance, ask our managers for details about our excursion offer: firstname.lastname@example.org
* If you miss the lunch due to excursions or performances you have to ask for dry rations at the reception of your hotel the day before.
WHAT IS INCLUDED INTO THE PRICE
4 days and 3 nights in a three-star hotel;
half board (breakfast and dinner) + drinks;
thank-you letters for teachers and sponsors;
competitive viewing, Gala Concert with award ceremony;
round table for the teachers with the president of jury;
nominal diplomas for all the participants;
Soloists pay 60 Euros extra.
Duets pay 50 euros per duo.
Small forms of 3-5 people pay 40 euros per group.
For each additional nomination for soloists, duets, small groups up to 12 people – surcharge 20 euros/person.
For participation in the additional nomination for groups of 13 persons and more – surcharge 250 euros per group.
Each 25th group’s participant gets a pack of our services for free!*
*All the list of the assignable services you can find in the section “What is included into the price”.
Attention: We can provide you with a transfer from airports and train stations to the hotel and back. Ask our managers for the price: email@example.com Attention: Check out from the hotel at 10:00. * Price does not include tourist tax. Tourist tax is paid directly by the client directly to the hotel at check in
Original pictures from the contest, gala concert and the award ceremony on a CD/flash drive;
Photo services during the trips/excursions. Photoshoots for groups and soloists;
Hair stylist (Make up and hairstyle);
Master classes from the Spanish art workers;
Assisting Translator. (accompanying person);
Video shooting of a contest/gala concert.
* All the extra services are provided on demand. They should be requested minimum 3 days before the beginning of the contest. The prices of the extra services are to be specified from our managers.
Hotel 3*** Three-star hotel
▪️accommodation in a triple room €258 /a person – extra day €49/a person
▪️accommodation in a double room €294 /a person – extra day €56/a person
▪️accommodation in a single room €390 /a person – extra day €92/a person
* All the rooms in these hotels are reserved as the applications for participation and payment are received. After these hotels are fully booked, you may be offered alternative options for hotels at higher prices. Don’t miss the opportunity and arrange the trip now!
ATTENTION: For accompany who do not perform and do not take part in workshops – a 10% discount is given on the package price and a 5% on each additional night.
PERIOD OF ACCEPTING THE APPLICATIONS
the last day of receiving of the applications is for 30 days before the beginning of the festival;
the last day of payment is for 21 days before the beginning of the festival;
terms and conditions of the agreement are to be requested from our managers.
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For the contest: In the nomination:
Submit pre-application form
The application can be supplemented or changed at any time
Why participate in festivals and competitions from Fiestalonia. Expert opinions:
About 20 years
we help creative people express themselves
Contestants from over 60 countries
participate in competitions organized by us
More than 35 annual events
competitions and master classes – around the world in a variety of creative directions
International jury of
world celebrities, teachers from conservatories, authors of teaching methods
Cash grants over 260.000€
we issued to talented children and their teachers
More than 150.000 people
have already taken part in our projects
Participants from over 60 countries
participate in contests organized by us
More than 1000 contestants
participation in our festivals and competitions helped to enter the conservatory
More than 300 thanks
received by us from state and public structures
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Thank you so much for the wonderful time we had in Lloret de Mar. We had a wonderful reception. Well organised trips and a wonderful hotel and excellent food. The choristers enjoyed themselves tremendously. They just loved winning the Grand Prize and cannot stop talking about the gala evening.
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