Riga Symphony 2019 Program

Riga Symphony 2019 program from December 11 to 14

 

Tuesday, December 10

Arrival of participants.

 

Wednesday, December 11

10.00 1st Competition day

  • Folk song
  • Author’s song/Original song
  • Choir and ensemble song
  • Song of a Latvian composer
  • “The roots of our talented children” – singing talented parents.

Before the beginning of each nomination participants can register for the contest and do a soundcheck on a stage (no longer than 30 seconds). 

At the end of each age category participants will be invited on a stage to receive an open jury evaluation. Shortly after, participants are invited to the round table to communicate with jury members to receive comments and feedback on their performances. 

All contests will be broadcast online: www.rigasymphony.lv, on the Facebook page – Riga Symphony in 240 countries. Tell Your Friends! They will be able to see your success!

 

19.00 – 19.30 Tehniskā sanāksme dalībniekiem un delegāciju vadītājiem.

 

Thursday, December

10.00 2nd contest day

  • World hit: popular music or jazz song
  • academic vocal song
  • New nomination! – Best of the best or the so called battle “The best of the best or Supreme talent” (Participants can perform with any song they wish that represents their voice talent the best. Please take into account that the length of the song cannot exceed 3 minutes)

Before the beginning of each nomination participants can register for the contest and do a soundcheck on a stage (no longer than 30 seconds). 

At the end of each age category participants will be invited on a stage to receive an open jury evaluation. Shortly after, participants are invited to the round table to communicate with jury members to receive comments and feedback on their performances. 

All contests will be broadcast online: www.rigasymphony.lv, on the Facebook page – Riga Symphony in 240 countries. Tell Your Friends! They will be able to see your success!

 

20.30-21.30 Traditional Latvian evening. free time. You can taste traditional Latvian cuisine and enjoy the atmosphere of Christmas (Krasta iela 76).

 

21.30 Latvian traditional songs and dance with folk ensemble “Rija” A/C “Lido” (Krasta iela 76).

 

Friday, December 13

10.00-11.30 Official Award Ceremony (Radisson Blu Daugava – Kuģu iela 24).

 

12.00-13.00 Producers’ round table and master classes. (Radisson Blu Daugava – Kuģu street 24). Music producers are inviting participants different international projects. Festival participants and students from Riga can participate free of charge.

 

14.00-15.00 Excursion of participants of the Riga Symphony in the Old town (please apply in advance if interested).

 

16.00 Charity Christmas Concert – St. Peter’s Church acoustic charity concert. Participants perform traditional Christmas songs a’cappela or live piano accompaniment.

 

19.00 The Prince and Princess of Riga Symphony 2019 hosted by delegation from Bulgaria (Radisson Blu Daugava – Kuģu iela 24). If You want to participate in this contest you have to report it by letter to the organizing Committee till 15.11. Please note that the fee for the contest Prince and Princess of Riga Symphony is 20€.

 

21.00 In the end of the evening participants will be offered Riga Symphony cake and small celebrations for all the hard work done. 

 

Saturday, December 14

10.00 Announcement of the list of participants- challengers of Grand Prix in the Gala concert.

 

15.00 Red carpet – TV recording (VEF Culture Palace– (Ropažu iela 2).

 

Participants arrive in folk costumes or festive costumes – at the beginning of the concert they are preparing for a red carpet (with a flag of their own country). There is a chance to leave Your clothes in the wardrobe. 

 

16.00 Riga Symphony 2019 – Concert of Charity Gala

Riga Symphony 2019 – Concert of Charity Gala:-The best participants in the festival will compete for the six Grand Prix Nomination Awards, as well as the festival’s main prize at the Riga Symphony 2019 Grand Prix. (The event will feature live TV broadcasts on the festival website and on Facebook, TV24 and www.rigasymphony.lv )

Everyone who wants to join can also buy tickets at www.bilesuserviss.lv

 

19.00 Traditional White Ball. Dress code: white, light blue and silver color.

The festive concert will end with the traditional White Ball, where the participants parade in white dresses along the sounds of Polonaise.

Delegations will be invited to taste traditional delicacies from countries represented at the festival (we ask each delegation to prepare their own table in advance). 

Each delegation should prepare a presentation (no longer than 5 minutes). The presentation include a brief biography of participants creative life and small greeting to festival’s participants (traditional songs and dances are welcomed). 

Here participants will have the opportunity to exchange souvenirs and information about yourself.

 

Sunday, December 15

Departure day. 

10.00-12.00 Guests leave their hotel rooms. Participants are welcome to leave their luggage at the reception if needed. 

 

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