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Ministry of Cultural Affairs of Ukraine
Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
Chernivtsi Regional State Administration
Chernivtsi City Council

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
of the IX International Vocal and Choir Music Contest Festival
“Let a Song Gather Friends – 2018”

I. General statements

1.1. This document specifies the way of organization and carrying out of the IX International Vocal and Choir Music Contest Festival (further Contest Festival).

1.2. The establishers and promoters of the Music Contest Festival are:

  • Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University;
  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Luhansk.

1.3. The central government bodies and the local government authorities, the representatives of the enterprises, establishments, entities, including civil society institutions, public figures of culture, education and science can also take part in the Contest Festival (under agreement).

1.4. Aim and objectives of the Contest Festival:

  • unity of the people from Eastern and Western Ukraine, in particular, and nations with the help of the vocal and choir singing;
  • promotion of vocal and choir singing;
  • discovery of talented singers and revealing their creative potential;
  • creation of conditions for making ties with musicians and singers round the world and reinforcing connections with the performance and choir companies, solo singers and their conductors.

II. The organization procedure of the Contest Festival

2.1. To prepare and carry out the Contest Festival an organizing committee was formed.

2.2. The organizing committee includes the following members: the head, the deputy head, members of the committee, the secretary.

2.3. The main tasks of the committee are:

  • appointment of:
  • the place and time periods of the Contest Festival;
  • the registration fee;
  • the financial conditions of the Contest Festival.
  • confirmation of:
  • the regulations/ time limits and general concept of the Contest Festival;
  • the conditions of the contest;
  • the overall plan of preparation and holding of the Contest Festival;
  • the panel of judges of the Contest Festival;
  • the statements about the panel of judges of the Contest Festival;
  • the examples of the advertising products;
  • coordination of work of the directorate of the Contest Festival;
  • creating equal rights for all the participants;
  • providing a fair procedure and objectivity of the assessment of the participants of the Contest Festival, avoiding conflict situations (Law of Ukraine “On Prevention of Corruption”);
  • other duties concerning organization and carrying out of the Contest Festival.

2.4. Formation and publication of the list of participants of the Competition Festival;

2.5. Formation of the jury members list and its submission to the chairman of the organizing committee for approval;

2.6. Promotion of the Contest Festival in mass media;

2.7. Interaction with sponsors and partners of the Contest Festival (if any);

2.8. Organization of the work of the press center during the Contest Festival;

2.9. Fulfillment of other functions related to the organization and holding of the Contest Festival.

2.10. Representatives of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Chernivtsi City State Administration, Luhansk Oblast Administration, leading figures of musical art, leaders of musical unions, enterprises, institutions, cultural and educational organizations participate in the work of the organizing committee and the directorate of the Contest Festival (by consent).

2.11. In order to exercise its powers, the organizing committee and the Directorate of the Contest Festival collaborate with central and local executive authorities, local self-government bodies, civil society institutions and other legal entities and individuals.

III. The procedure of carrying out of the Contest Festival

3.1. The procedure of the Contest Festival includes:

  • the opening ceremony;
  • the audition;
  • press conferences, round tables, creative meetings;
  • the night festival for contestants on the territory of the Residence of Metropolitans of Bukovina and Dalmatia;
  • an awarding ceremony and the final concert of the winners of the Contest Festival.

IV. Nominations

4.1. Choirs (academic, folk, pop).

4.2. Vocal groups/companies (academic, folk, pop).

4.3. Academic solo singing.

4.4. Folk solo singing.

4.5. Variety solo singing.

4.6. «Vocal debut».

V. Age categories

5.1. Participants are divided by certain age categories:

“vocal debut”

  • age 3-6 years.

choirs:

  • I category – up to 11 years old;
  • ІІ category – up to 14 years old;
  • III category – up to 19 years old;
  • ІV category – up to 27 years old;
  • V category (for amateur groups, no age restrictions).

duets, trio, groups/companies (up to 12 people):

  • I category – up to 11 years old;
  • ІІ category – up to 14 years old;
  • III category – up to 19 years old;
  • ІV category – up to 27 years old;
  • V category (for amateur groups, no age restrictions).

Solo performers:

  • I category – up to 11 years old;
  • ІІ category – up to 14 years old;
  • III category – up to 19 years old;
  • ІV category – up to 27 years old;
  • V category – over 27 years old.

VI. The jury of the Contest Festival

6.1. In order to provide the audition and review the performances, select, and objectively evaluate the participants of the Contest-Festival and determine its winners, the organizing committee creates a jury consisting of prominent figures of the musical art of Ukraine and foreign states (by their consent).

6.2. The jury is approved by the Organizing Committee of the Contest Festival, which includes choirmaster teachers, choreographers, composers, poets, managers, producers, journalists, social and political figures, representatives of clerisy, who gained recognition and are promoting ideas of the vocal and choir Contest Festival.

6.3. The number of Jury members: no more than 7 persons, including the Jury Chairperson, the technical secretary.

6.4. The Jury determines the winner of the Grand Prix, laureates and winners of awards according to the number of points received.

6.5. The Jury has the right to share places among the participants, who have got the same score.

6.6. The Jury sessions are confidential. Jury decisions are recorded in proceedings.

6.7. The Jury decision is final and is not the subject to disputes, review or appeal.

6.8. The Jury of the Contest Festival has the right:

  • to award the title of the laureate and winner of award to several participants of the Contest-Festival in all nominations and age categories;
  • to award the Grand Prix of the Festival;
  • to award a diploma for the best performance;
  • to award a diploma to the best concertmasters;
  • to present letters of gratitude to the best teachers, team leaders for the preparation and participation in the Contest-Festival.

VII. Criteria used to assess the performance of participants of the Contest Festival:

  • technical level of the performance;
  • emotionality of the performance;
  • interpretation of the work;
  • stage culture of participants.

VIII. Conditions of carrying out the Contest-Festival

8.1. The Festival “Hai Pisnya Sklykae Druziv” will be held in Chernivtsi on April 23-27, 2018 at Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University.

8.2. The Organizing committee does not return the documents, applied for the participation in the contest-festival, and does not take any responsibility for the loss of documents during the resending.

8.3. The order of performances corresponds to the order of applications.

8.4. The course of the Contest-Festival is a focus of mass media.

8.5. Organizing committee has a right to broadcast the video recordings of performances.

8.6. Information of the participants and winners of the Contest-Festival will be put on the official web-site.

8.7. The results of the contest will be put on the official web-site the next day after the performance.

8.8. If the conditions and requirements are violated (unauthorized change of the order of the performance), the jury may have a right to cancel the performance.

8.9. Obligatory condition: the winner of Grand Prix and I award laureates take part in the Gala concert.

8.10. The participants, that became the laureates of the Contest-Festival, will be invited by the Organizing Committee to take part in the festive events of Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Chernivtsi regional choral philharmonic society and other regional artistic events.

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