Riga Symphony 2017 Program

 

Thursday (7.12.)

10:00 – 12:00 Registration of participants.

13.30 Buss from Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu iela 24) to Strēlnieku Laukumu. Costumes should be left in one bus, after a tour, the bus will be near the church.

14:00 – 15:00 our in the Old Town for Riga Symphony participants.

16:00 Christmas charity concert at St. Peter’s church (Skārņu 19). Participants need to bring Christmas decorations from their city/country (if possible), which they will put on Christmas tree in opening ceremony. Participants perform traditional Christmas songs, a’cappela or live piano accompaniment. The event will be broadcasted live on the festival website and on Facebook.

17.40 Buss from St. Peter’s church (Reformācijas laukums 1) to Lido Krasta (Krasta iela 76)

18:00 – 20:30 Latvian Traditional evening. Team building for Riga Symphony participants and guests in the best traditions of Latvian culture “Lido” (Krasta 76)

          18:00 – 19.20 Free time

19.30 – 20.15 Team building for Riga Symphony participants and guests in the best traditions of Latvian culture with the folklore group Rija.

20.30 Bus from A/C “Lido” (Krasta ielā 76) to Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu ielā 24).

 

Friday (8.12)

Competition Day – World Hit, Academical Song

8.10Bus from Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu street 24) to Competition hall (Skolas street 6- Jewsish Community Centre ) .

9.10 Sound check (0.5.min) in nomination World Hit age category up to 7 years, age category 8-11 years.

10.00 – 10.30 Competition in nomination World Hit age category up to 7 years.

10.30 Announcement of competition results (ratings), for participants in the age category up to 7 years. All participants must be at the stage.

10.40 Round table an opportunity to speak with the members of the jury about the performance.

10.40 -14.15 Competition in nomination World Hit age category 8-11 years.

14.00 Announcement of competition results (ratings), for participants in the age category 8-11 years. All participants must be at the stage.

14.15 – 14.40 Round table an opportunity to speak with the members of the jury about the performance.

  13.15 Bus from Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu street 24) to Competition hall (Skolas street 6).

14.50– Bus from Competition hall (Skolas street 6) to Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu street 24).

14.15 – 14.40 Sound check (0.5.min) age category 12-14 years.

14.40 – 16.40 Competition in nomination World Hit age category 12-14 years.

16.40 Announcement of competition results (ratings), for participants in the age category 12-14 years. All participants must be at the stage.

17.00 – 17.20 Round table an opportunity to speak with the members of the jury about the performance.

17.30 – Bus from Competition hall (Skolas street 6) to Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu street 24)

17.00 Sound check (0.5.min) age categories 15-17 anf 18-25 years.

17.20 – 19.30 Competition in nomination World Hit age categories 15-17 and 18-25 years. All participants must be at the stage.

19.00 Announcement of competition results (ratings), for participants in the age categories 15-17 anf 18-15 years.

19.15 – 19.30 20 Round table an opportunity to speak with the members of the jury about the performance.

19.40 – Bus from Competition hall (Skolas street 6) to Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu street 24).

19.15 – Sound check and competition in nomination Academical song.

20.00 Round table an opportunity to speak with the members of the jury about the performance.

20.45 – Bus from Competition hall (Skolas street 6) to Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu street 24)

19.00 – 21.00 Round table for producers (Radisson Blu Daugava – Kuģu street
24). Workshops. Latvian and international well-known musicians and vocal coaches will lead several workshops to increase the knowledge about music and performing on stage of Riga

 

Saturtday (9.12)

Competition DayFolk song, Jazz song , Original song and Latvian composer song

8.30Bus from Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu street 24) to Competition hall (Skolas street 6) .

9.30 Sound check (0.5.min) in nomination Folk song in age category up to 7 years, 8-11 years, 12-14 years and 15-17 years.

10.00 – 11.15 Competition in nomination Folk song in age category up to 7 years, 8-11 years, 12-14 years and 15-17 years.

11.15 Announcement of competition results (ratings), for participants in the age categories up to 7 years, 8-11 years, 12-14 years and 15-17 years.

11.30 – 11.50 Round table an opportunity to speak with the members of the jury about the performance.

10.30 – Bus from Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu street 24) to Competition hall (Skolas street 6)

11.30 Sound check (0.5.min) in nomination Jazz song all age categories.

12.00 Competition in nomination Jazz song in age categories up to 7 years and 8-11 years.

12.50 Announcement of competition results (ratings), for participants in the age categories up to 7 years and 8-11 years.

13.00 00 Competition in nomination Jazz song in age categories 12-14 years, 15-17 years.

14.00 Announcement of competition results (ratings), for participants in the age categories 12-14 years and 15-17 years.

14.10 – 14.30 Round table an opportunity to speak with the members of the jury about the performance.

13.10 – Bus from Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu street 24) to Competition hall (Skolas street 6)

15.00 – Bus from Competition hall (Skolas street 6) to Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu street 24)

14.10 Sound check (0.5.min) in nomination Original song all age categories.

14.30 – 15.30 Competition in nomination Original song in age categories up to 7 years and 8-11 years.

15.30 Announcement of competition results (ratings), for participants in the age categories up to 7 years and 8-11 years.

15.40 – 17.15 Competition in nomination Original song in age categories 12-14, 15-17 un 18-25 gadi.

17.15 Announcement of competition results (ratings), for participants in the age categories 12-14 years, 15-17 years and 18-25 years.

17.30 – 17.50 Round table an opportunity to speak with the members of the jury about the performance.

18.00 – Bus from Competition hall (Skolas street 6) to Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu street 24)

17.30 Sound check (0.5.min) in nomination Latvian composer song all age categories.

17.50 – 19.00 Competition in nomination Latvian composer song in all age categories.

19.15 – 19.30 Round table an opportunity to speak with the members of the jury about the performance.

19.40 – Bus from Competition hall (Skolas street 6) to Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu street 24)

16.00 – 17.00 Christmas charity concert at St. Mary Magdalen’s church (Klosteru streer 2).

18:00 – 19:30 Radisson Blu Daugava – Kuģu street 24, Daugava – Table setting (need to prepare table for your country presentation). 19:30 all participants and accompanying persons will be asked to leave the ballroom.

20:00 White ball. Dresscode: white, light blue and silver. Delegations will present their traditional cuisine by setting up the table with traditional delicatessen of their countries. During the evening, we will thank participants’ vocal teachers and jury members for having an impact on development of youth in music sphere! Presentation of your country: after the tables have been prepared and the ball has started, countries will present their country’s cuisine, their own delegation and their own culture in a specific manner. Each delegation is preparing one joint and organized performance. Participants who are from one country – try and find out the other participants from your country in the first two days of the festival. Presentation time 5 min. The presentation should begin:

1) Introduce yourself to the participants (names of participants, and tell in one sentence about your singing career).

2) Name the brightest cultural features of your country / city (you can make a short presentation).

3) Sing your cultural folk song – 1min.

 

Sunday (10.12)

10.00 – 12.00 Graduation and award ceremony. (Radisson Blu Daugava – Kuģu street 24, Daugava). List of participants for Gala concert will be announced after graduation ceremony.

13.00 Bus from Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu streer 24) to Great Guild Great Hall (Amatu street 6). Rehearsal of red carpet and sound-check for participants at Gala concert and Red carpet TV filming.

17:00 Riga Symphony 2017 – Charity Gala concert. The best performers of Riga Symphony 2017 from all around the world will perform at Great Guild Great Hall (Amatu 6). Nominees for GRAND PRIX will compete for the main prize of the festival – 1000 Eiro). The participants arrive in stage costumes – at the beginning of the concert they are preparing for a red carpet (with a flag of their own country-participants must prepare a flag). The event will be broadcasted live on the festival website and on Facebook, TV24 and www.rigasymphony.lv.

20.30 Buss from Great Guild Great Hall (Amatu street 6) to Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu street 24).

21:30 – Radisson Blu Daugava – Kuģu street 24, Daugava- the organizers of Riga Symphony treat the participants with a Riga Symphony cake from parents and students of ArtSchool Pumpurini! Bulgarian delegation competition Prince and Princess of Riga Symphony 2017 – Please, those who are willing to participate send your requests for Prince and Princess of Riga Symphony 2017 until 15.11.2017. to rigasymphony@gmail.com. Price for participating in Prince and Princess of Riga Symphony 2017 – 20€.

 

Monday (11.12.)

10:00 Room check-out ! If it is necessary, belongings can be left at Radisson Blu Daugava Reception.

10.30 Autobuss no Radisson Blu Daugava (Kuģu iela 24) uz Rīgas Domi (Rātslaukums 1 ).

11:00 Official reception at the Riga City council. The Mayor of Riga and other representatives from the city council welcome the guests and participants in Riga and congratulate with the results in festival Riga Symphony. Dress code – traditional costumes and with flag of your country. Participants of the Riga Symphony thank the Mayor and other representatives of Riga City council for warm welcoming in Riga.

ATTENTION! THE PROGRAM CAN CHANGE UNTIL THE DATE OF THE FESTIVAL! PLEASE FOLLOW THE NEWS AND CHANGES ON OUR WEBSITE OR FACEBOOK PAGE!

 

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