International Dance Festival ArtPlanet 2019

27 – 30 October 2019, Russia, Saint Petersburg

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International Dance Festival ArtPlanet 2019

Establishment of creative contacts, strengthening inter-regional relations and cooperation through the children's work, the formation of the creative potential of the younger generation

Revival, preservation and development of national cultures and the strengthening of international cooperation

Relationship with the best creative teams, promotion and popularization of choreography

Providing methodological and advisory assistance in the field of choreography, the exchange of experience

The support of the young, talented teens

International Dance Festival «Art Planet» will take place at the Grand Concert Hall of the hotel «Saint Petersburg» - one of the concert platforms in the center of Saint Petersburg. Stage Dimensions: 14 m - wide, 13 m – deep. Floor – Ballet Floor Sheet. Grand Concert Hall of the hotel «Saint Petersburg» is equipped with modern sound, light and project equipment.

Creative Association «Baltic Pearl» Saint Petersburg

With support of: The International Dance Council (CID UNESCO), Committee of Youth Policy and interaction with public organizations of Saint Petersburg and the city administration, Oleg Vinogradov Foundation for the preservation and development of Classical Ballet.

The most essential and key principals of the Award and the Jury are objectivity, impartiality and uncompromising attitude.

The International Jury awards at the Gala Concert each dance group in each nomination and each age division based on the result protocols with Laureates I – III degrees and Diplomas I - III degrees.

The Juries can award some separate participants or the heads of dance groups with the following Diplomas: “Best ballet master work”, “Best concert master work”, “Best virtuosity and dramatics», “Best contemporary work” the gratitude letters and precious souvenirs can be issued as well. The heads of dance groups and teachers receive state certificates of participating in workshops.

All the dance groups are awarded with the memorable presents and state certificates.

The Grand Prix winner will be awarded a free trip to one of the next International Dance Festival.

Valuable presents and certificates for each participant of the Dance Festival.

The best dance groups have an incredible opportunity to dance on the one stage with famous ballet dancers of 21th century.

  • Classical dance;
  • Сontemporary dance (modern dance, etc.);
  • Folk dance;
  • Stylized folk dance;
  • Children’s dance;
  • Variety dance;
  • Ballet;
  • Show;
  • Street dance (Hip-Hop, house, techno, funk styles, etc.).
  • Solo;
  • Duet;
  • Dance Groups (dance ensemble, etc.).
  • Petite – 5-7 years
  • Junior – 8-10 years
  • Teen – 11-14 years
  • Senior – 15-20 years
  • Adult – 21 years and older
  • Mixed group
  • Performing skills-motion technique;
  • Compositional structure of programs;
  • Compliance with the repertoire of age peculiarities of artists;
  • Theatrical skills (plastic, costume, props, culture of performance);
  • Selection and matching of musical and choreographic material;
  • Artistry, the disclosure of the artistic image.

International Dance Festival is open for dance groups of different styles, ballet schools, soloists and duets. One dance group can participate in a few nominations and age divisions. For the participation in solo or duet you have to send the video with one of your dance to our e-mail: info@baltgem.ru

The Application Form is available in electronic form on our homepage. Deadline for sending Application Form is 20 (th) September 2019. It is possible to correct Application Form, but no later than 25 (th) September 2019. After we receive the completed application form, we contact you and send the confirmation.

The total time of dance performance should not be over 12 minutes.

Music requirements: CD/DVD drives or USB memory stick.

27 October
  • Arrival to Saint Petersburg (meeting, transfer from the airport/ railway station to the hotel)
  • Guided city tour Saint Petersburg (by request)
  • 13:00 – Accommodation in the Saint Petersburg hotel ****
  • Lunch* in the panoramic restaurant «Bering»
  • 17:00 – 18:30 – Meeting for the dance groups’ leads
  • Free time
  • Excursions (by request)
  • Dinner* in the panoramic restaurant «Bering»
  • 20:00 – 21:30 – Special program «Let’s get to know» with surprises and gifts
28 October
  • 07:00 – 09:00 – Breakfast in the hotel
  • Stage rehearsal before the competition (limited time)
  • 09:00 – 09:20 – Opening of the International Dance Festival “Art Planet” on the professional stage of the Grand Concert Hall Saint Petersburg
  • 09:20 – 19:00 (with the break for lunch) – International Dance Festival “Art Planet” on the professional stage of the Grand Concert Hall Saint Petersburg
  • Lunch* in the panoramic restaurant «Bering»
  • Dinner* in the panoramic restaurant «Bering»
  • 20:00 – 22:00 – Meeting for the dance groups’ leaders with members of jury.
29 October
  • 07:00 – 09:00 – Breakfast in the hotel
  • 09:00 – 12:00 – Free time
  • You can book one of our guided excursions (see «Guided sightseeing tours»)
  • Lunch* in the panoramic restaurant «Bering»
  • 12:00 – 17:00 – Dance workshops with famous choreographers of ballet schools and contemporary dance companies
    1. Russian folk dance
    2. Modern choreography
    3. Hip-hop
    4. Classical dance
    5. Ballet
  • 17:30 – Rehearsal of Gala Concert and awarding ceremony
  • 18:00 – Gala concert and awarding ceremony of the International Dance Festival «Art Planet» on the professional stage of the Grand Concert Hall Saint Petersburg
  • Dinner* in the panoramic restaurant «Bering»
  • 20:00 – 22:00 – Gala dinner for the dance groups’ heads
  • 20:00 – 22:00 – Disco for the participants
30 October
  • 07:00 – 09:00 – Breakfast in the hotel
  • Free time
  • Departure «See you soon!»

Extension of the living in the hotel by request.


* Dinner is included in packages “Comfort 2”, “Comfort 3”

* Lunch is included in package “Comfort 3”

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Comfort 1 (breakfast) Comfort 2 (breakfast, dinner) Comfort 3 (breakfast, lunch, dinner) Accommodation
155 EUR 170 EUR 185 EUR Saint Petersburg Hotel ****

Accommodation in wonderful Saint Petersburg Hotel **** in front of the famous cruiser “Aurora”

The participation packages:

  • Participation in the International Dance Festival “ART PLANET” inclusive three nominations
  • Dance workshops with famous choreographers of ballet schools and contemporary dance companies:
    1. Contemporary dance
    2. Russian folk dance
    3. Hip-hop
    4. Russian classical dance
    5. Ballet dance
  • Accommodation in wonderful Saint Petersburg Hotel **** – 4 days
  • Meal in the panoramic hotel restaurant «Bering» including non-alcoholic drinks:
    «Comfort 1» included: only breakfast
    «Comfort 2» included: breakfast, 3 dinners
    «Comfort 3» included: breakfast, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Arrival/departure transfer service (from the airport/railway station to the hotel and back)
  • Arrival/departure transfer service from the hotel to the Grand Concert Hall during Dance Festival Competition
  • The preparation of the invitation letter for getting VISA
  • Gala-dinner for the heads of dance groups and teachers with juries and event planners
  • A lot of exciting communications and positive emotions
  • Special disco for our participants
  • English, German and Spanish support during the whole stay in Saint Petersburg
  • The memorable presents and certificates for each dance group

Hotel rules:

  • Time for check in – from 14:00 (local time)
  • Time for check out – at 12:00 (local time)

Additional services:

  • Extra day with breakfast – 38 EUR/per person
  • Extra day with dinner (or lunch) – 46 EUR/per person
  • Extra day with breakfast, lunch and dinner – 54 EUR/per person
  • Visa processing fee for citizens of the European Union in Russian Visa Office in your country - 30 €/person (Visa processing fees for the citizens of other countries are calculated according to “Consular fees of the consular institutions of the Russian Federation”)
  • Additional meal (lunch, dinner)
  • Accommodation in Single Room
  • Professional video recording during the International Dance Festival Competition
  • Train tickets, flight tickets, bus tickets to Saint Petersburg
  • Guided sightseeing tours (the cost of all excursions depends on the number of your dance group):
    – Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) – including Catherine palace
    – City tour Saint Petersburg
    – City tour Kronstadt
    – Constantine Palace in Strelna
  • Visit of following museums:
    – Hermitage
    – Kunstkamera
    – Russian museum
    – Museum of water
    – Grand maket Rossiya
    – Oceanarium
    – Peter and Paul Fortress
    – Yusupov Palace
  • Visit of following theatres:
    – Famous Mariinsky Theatre
    – Mikhailovsky Opera and Ballet Theater
    – Alexandrinsky Theatre

Prepayment conditions:

  • The prepayment for the participation in the International Dance Festival “Art Planet” is due on 10 (th) September in amount of 100 EUR.
  • The prepayment for the additional days in the International Dance Festival «Art Planet» is due on 10 (th) September 2019.
  • If the dance group has more than 15 participants, the head of group doesn’t pay the general fee.

The team of professional, renowned and respected figures in the world of dance:

Oleg Vinogradov (Saint Petersburg, Russia) – World renown choreographer, Professor of choreographic art. He was an artistic director and chief choreographer at the Mikhailovsky Theatre (Saint Petersburg); directed such Russian ballet legends as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Natalia Makarova and Rudolph Nureyev.

Alisa Panchenko (Saint Petersburg, Russia) – Professor in the N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg State Conservatory; «Bye Bye ballet contemporary dance center» and «Dance Academy Russia». Choreographer of the modern dance.

Olga Kazannikova (Saint Petersburg, Russia) – Leading ballet-dancer of the Eifman Ballet Saint Petersburg. Professor of the Vaganova Ballet Academy.

Creative Association «Baltic Pearl»

3 Sovetskaya street, 9, Saint Petersburg, Russia

For applications and further information please contact us on e-mail info@baltgem.ru

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For dance groups/ soloists from EU / Asia / USA

Artur Nikiforov + 49 172 278 63 22 (WhatsApp, Messenger)
+ 7 (812) 941 66 89

E-mail: info@baltgem.ru