Regulations Riga Symphony 2016
The purpose of the festival Riga Symphony is to organize a professional vocal contest at high level. It is held as a celebration of popular culture of the youth, as a creative forum of leaders and experts, with an aim to exchange experience, and establish business and creative contacts for further collaborations. You can read the regulations of the festival here.
*In nominations world-hit, traditional song and song of a Latvian composer – original interpretations and arrangements are encouraged!
The competition consists of two parts.
1.Auditions (apply until the 30th of September)
To apply a contestant must fill in our automated application form that can be found on our official website: www.rigasymphony.lv.
2.International Finals of the competition (December 2th – 6th 2016)
Participation in the International Finals of the contest in Riga (Latvia) is admitted ONLY WITH THE OFFICIAL INVITATIONS that will be sent to the shortlisted contestants by the festival’s organizing committee. The Gala ceremony will be held on 5th of December at the legendary hall -“the Culture palace “ZIEMEĻBLĀZMA”, renowned for its historical cultural importance.
Contestants will compete in each age category for the gold, silver, bronze medals, diplomas of the I, II and III level. Also Grand Prix titles in each of the genre category, as well as the big Grand Prix of the whole Riga Symphony festival will be awarded by the jury commission.
Each participant will receive a certificate of participation and a souvenir of the festival. Also, the leaders who trained and prepared the participants for the contest will receive a certificate of gratitude.
Grand Prix of the nomination will be awarded to the best participant in one of the five nominations (altogether five awards).
Grand Prix of the festival will be awarded to the best and the brightest festival participant, regardless of their category.
The jury will consist of international arts specialists, including producers of different international festivals and competitions; producers and presenters of leading radio and TV music programs; and other influential people in the world of music.
MUST BE NOTED – Failure to comply with these requirements will result in immediate disqualification of the contestant!!!
Fees and Payment
Application registration cost is 45 Euro. This includes: submission of your web application, audition of your recording by professional jury, feedback and improvement suggestions and commentaries.
The fee for participation in the international finals in one genre nomination is: 65 Euro – solo (1 person on stage), duos – 100 (max 2 people on stage); ensembles and groups with 3 – 5 participants – 150 Euro, ensembles and groups with 5-10 participants – 200 Euro.
When transferring the payment, you must cite: For participation in the contest-festival; first name, surname, personal identity number.
“EIROPAS BĒRNU MŪZIKAS CENTRS”
Registration No.: 50008071821,
Account number: LV 52RIKO 000 2013006801,
S.W.F.T. Code: RIKOLV2X,
Bank: A / S DnB NORD