Конкурс Чтецов Verbum

The international online spoken word contest Verbum (“Verbum” means “Word” in Latin) is organized by the Spanish Festival Committee in collaboration with the European Association of Young Artists and the Fiestalonia Education Center for Distance Education.
Participation in this gives you the opportunity to be evaluated by internationally recognized jury members, directors and renowned artists, Universities professors and theater coaches. A chance to receive worthy European awards from the leading festival and competition organizing committee Fiestalonia Milenio,
working with more than thirty international organizations. The competition is supported by more than 20 ministries of culture and tourism countries of the world.

The sponsor of the international contest is the jewelry brand “Giverola

📌 Country: Spain
📌 Reception of applications before 5 of March 2021.
📌 Evaluation of contestants to 25 of March 2021.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE EUROPEAN COMPETITION

– support and stimulation of the creative activity of children and adolescents;
– the formation of positive values in children;
– the formation of love for poetry and the development of acting skills;
– increasing their artistic and emotional culture;
– development of public speaking skills;
– development of speech, memory, imagination, initiative;

More than 17 years
we help creative people express themselves
Over 35 annual contests
around the world in different creative directions
More than 120.000 people 
have already taken part in our projects
Contestants from over 60 countries
participate in competitions organized by us
International jury from different countries
world celebrities, teachers from conservatories, authors of educational methods
Cash grants $ 260,000
we have given talented children and their teachers for training and continuing education

What will the participants get?

International diplomas
We are an accredited Spanish organizer. All diplomas, certificates and other documentation issued by us comply with European standards and are protected by a QR code.

Certificates for teachers
Each teacher will receive a personalized international certificate with a Spanish seal and an evaluation of the preparation of the contestant which can be used in his portfolio.

Personal recommendations from the jury members
The opportunity to receive personal guidance with recommendations for the competition number from international experts from more than 5 countries, and the results of the competition will be available on our website in a public mode on an ongoing basis.

Prestige
Fiestalonia cooperates with more than 30 universities, conservatories and choreographic academies around the world. We cooperate with dozens of prestigious international federations with more than 20 ministries of education and culture in Europe, Asia and America.

Trip to a contest in Spain
Special prizes from the sponsor of the competition – the jewelry brand Giverola the Grand prize-winners – receive a trip to Spain for participation in the Sea Sun Festival 2021 (hotel accommodation, three meals a day, participation in the competition and master classes are paid by the sponsor).
Laureates of the first degrees receive a discount of 50% of the cost of participation and hotel accommodation at one of the prestigious competitions in Spain in 2021.

* Diplomas, prizes, letters of appreciation and personal recommendations are sent in electronic form to the e-mail specified by you in the application. You can also order a printed version of the diploma with a “wet seal” for an additional fee, check with the organizers for details.

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You take a video and send the application form

Until March 5, 2021 inclusively, we accept applications, payment and links to videos from participants of the competition

The jury evaluates the contestants

The jury watches the video of the contestants and evaluate each one with the corresponding prizes on a 100 point scale
Prizes, Diplomas, Certificates and recommendations of the jury

Until March 25, 2021, we send all the participants their well-deserved rewards by e-mail.
The Grand prize-winner receives from the sponsor of the competition – the jewelry brand Giverola – a trip to Spain for participation in the Sea Sun Festival 2021 (hotel accommodation, three meals a day, participation in the competition and master classes are paid by the sponsor).

What are the video requirements?

– Choose a competitive performance for participation lasting up to 8 minutes;
– Upload the work on YouTube, Rutube, Vkontakte, DropBox or any other service;
– Generate a link to the video with your performance, indicate the link in the according field in the application. The link to the video must be public.

What gives the diploma?

The international diploma of our competition is a confirmation of your creative skills by a team of international experts from 5 countries with many years of stage and teaching experience at universities and conservatories in the UK, Russia, Spain, Italy and the USA.
The diploma will become part of your portfolio and can be used for admission to educational institutions, various scholarships and grants.

* Laureates of the first degrees receive a discount up to 50% of the cost of participation and hotel accommodation at one of the prestigious competitions in Spain in 2022.
* The Grand prize-winner receives from the sponsor of the competition – the jewelry brand 👉Giverola – a trip to Spain for participation in the Sea Sun Festival 2022 (hotel accommodation, three meals a day, participation in the competition and master classes are paid by the sponsor).

Can I get the diploma by mail?

Yes, you can order the delivery of your printed awards in A3 format for an additional cost. At the moment, we send diplomas, certificates and recommendations only in electronic form to the e-mail specified by you in the application.

At what age can you participate?

We have no age restrictions. The jury evaluates the contestants taking into account the following age categories:
I ) 3-5 years
II ) 6-8 years
III) 9-11 years
IV) 12-14 years
V) 15-17 years
VI) 18-25 years
VII) 26-35 years
VIII) 36-49 years
IX) from 50 years
X) Mixed

* If necessary and requested by the organizers, the age of the participant is confirmed by a copy of an identity document.

What nominations are allowed?

I: Poetry (free topic);
II: Prose (free topic);
IV: Monologue (free topic);
V: Dialogue (free topic).

How are the contestants evaluated?

Competition Evaluation Criteria:
– Brightness and figurative expressiveness;
– Mastery of performance;
– Stage culture, artistry.

By genres of performance and nominations, the awards are distributed among 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 «Verbum» (platinum diploma).

What level of performance should be in order to participate in the competition?

Do not be afraid to participate in the competition, even if you have just started your career!
We are as loyal to the contestants as our main goal is to support your creative abilities and help you choose the right way for development.

The Jury of the contest

The jury includes world renowned choreographers, vocalists, conductors, musicians, producers, music critics from Spain, France, Italy, China, the USA and other countries. The international jury is formed by the organizer of the competition.

Prices for participation

Payment should be made with a bank card independent of your currency. Your currency will be automatically converted to Euro.


    Basic Participation

    1 – Participation in the competition
    2 – Evaluation by our Jury Members
    3 – Publishing of the result on the site



    21€


    Participation with comment

    1 – Participation in the competition
    2 – Evaluation by our Jury Members
    3 – Publishing of the result on the site
    4 – Recommendation from the Jury



    31€


    Participation with video-comment

    1 – Participation in the competition
    2 – Evaluation by our Jury Members
    3 – Publishing the result on the site
    4 – Video-Recommendation from the Jury
    5 – Certificate for the teacher


    51€


Application for participation


Payment should be made with a bank card independent of your currency. Your currency will be automatically converted to Euro.

If you have any questions or problems with your application, please contact the Online Consultant or by mail info@fiestalonia.com

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