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16-th International Pop Music Contest for Young Singers
27th - 30th of September, 2018
Veliko Tarnovo - BULGARIA
Veliko Tarnovo Municipality, “Srebarna Yantra-2003” Association and
Children Pop Studio “Rumina” – Veliko Tarnovo
International Pop Music Contest for young singers “Silver Yantra” will be hold on the 27th-30th of September 2018 in the Musical Theatre “Konstantin Kisimov”, Veliko Tarnovo.
“Silver Yantra” Contest LIVE on: YouTube – Silver Yantra
Arrival - 27th of September 2018;
Contest - 28th and 29th of September 2018;
Gala of Laureates - 30th of September 2018
Departure - 1st of October 2018;
Rules and Regulations for participating
The competition is only for individual singers from age of 5 till the age of 25 years old, distributed in 4 age groups:
First group – from 5 till 8 years old;
Second group – from 9 till 12 years old;
Third group – from 13 till 16 years old;
Fourth group – from 17 till 25 years old.
(* Age is determened to 31.12.2018)
NEW!!! NEW!!! NEW !!!
From 2018 a new category is introduced – FAMILY GROUP with two subgroups depending on the age of children (the older child). A total of 20 families are allowed in a category.
F-A - with children from 3 till 12 years old;
F-B - with children from 12+ till 25 years old.
On the first round – it is obligatory for the Bulgarian participants to sing a Bulgarian song and for the foreign participants – to sing a song in their native language.
On the second round – a song by choice. (recommended international repertory).
For FAMILY GROUP – 1 song by choice up to 4 minutes.
The performance is live and musical accompaniment is provided by the participants.
Selected participants send instrumentals (singbacks) IMMEDIATELY after the selection is completed on e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The contest is held in 2 parts:
FIRST PART: PRELIMINARY SELECTION – deadline for the applications:
Participants send: application form (by template), actual artistic photo (good enough for print) and links/records of 1-2 current singing performings on e-mail: email@example.com
On 10th of September 2018 organizers inform admitted BG-participants on their e-mails of applications. For foreign participants selection ends on 1st of September 2018.
PRELIMINARY SELECTION is free. Particpants are selected by commission that listens to the sent records and links and allows 20 singers in each age group and a maximum of 20 singing families to the final of the contest.
The entry fee for Family Group – 50 Euro for foreign families, to be given on the first day of the contest at the registration.
All the year the Director of the contest has the exclusive rights to select and invite participants from Bulgaria and abroad. Nominated singers take part with NO enrty fee.
Hotel, food and travel expenses to Veliko Tarnovo are on the participants’ account.
1 000 euro, provided by Ice Cream Factory „DENI“ – Veliko Tarnovo
Jury decisions are final and are not contested.
27th of September 2018 ă. (Thursday)
Arrival of foreign delegations in Veliko Tarnovo
17.00 – 18.30 - „WELCOME PARTY”
18.30 – 20.30 – Concert under the open sky „WELCOME, SILVER YANTRA`2018!”
28th of September 2018 ă. (Friday), Musical Theatre „Konstantin Kisimov“
(First contest day)
29th of September 2018 ă. (Saturday), Musical Theatre „Konstantin Kisimov“
(Second contest day)
30th of September 2018 ă. (Sunday), Musical Theatre „Konstantin Kisimov“
(The organizers keep the right to change the program.)