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Riga Symphony 16 -19  December 2022

The Riga Symphony festival gathers talented and professional performers from all over the world to participate in a high-level vocal competition. The festival is held as a celebration of singing and vocal creativity of young people, as a creative meeting of managers and specialists to exchange experiences and establish business and creative relationships. See the Regulations for the competition on this page.

Categories:

  • WORLD HITS
  • FOLK SONG
  • AUTHOR AND ORIGINAL SONG
  • LATVIAN COMPOSER’S SONG OR SONG IN YOUR COUNTRY LANGUAGE
  • MOVIE OR MUSICAL SONG

Diamond voice of Riga Symphony ! -Vocal Battle the Best of the Best – The best of the best . One award for the whole festival .

Special award from the composer J.L. Shvilpe. One award for the whole festival .

A category “The roots of the talents ” – for talented singing parents. Here pieces can be performed as a solo-duet-ensemble of parents, or together with children. One award for the whole festival .

It is also possible to participate with a concert number in an out-of-competition program.

Age categories :

  • 5-7  years old
  • 8-11 years old
  • 12-14 years old
  • 15-17 years old
  • 18-25 years old

Organization of the festival.

The Riga Symphony competition consists of 2 parts.

First Part – Submission of applications and listening by the jury until 07 November .

To apply for listening you need to:

1) fill in the questionnaire on our official website: www.rigasymphony.lv.https://reg.rigasymphony.lv/ (if you cannot fill out the questionnaire and attach all the files, contact the Organizing Committee. They will respectfully help you) . After filling out the questionnaire, you can edit it in your personal account and even change the phonogram until 02/12/2022 After this date – all changes are for an additional payment

2) pay the registration fee of 45 € to the Festival. After that, the Organizing Committee and the Admissions Committee will start working with you. https://rigasymphony.lv/en/payment/

The Commission meets every two weeks. The commission listens to the contest work submitted by you and gives recommendations on the preparation for the competition and on the repertoire.

If you are a happy owner of a Certificate – an invitation to participate in the Final and you have already been listened to, then you still need to fill out a form and send in a scan of the Certificate.

The second part – Finals of the competition from 16-19 December – Riga, Latvia.

Please note the date and time of the first competitive performance – beginning  at 9:00 am.

Accreditation and sound check will begin at 8:00 am .

In addition, on 18 December at 22:30 the Gala concert concludes the competition.

Therefore, please correctly calculate the time of your arrival and departure at the FESTIVAL.

Technical requirements.

Each contestant performs one work in one nomination and is obliged to send a phonogram minus no later than 01.12.2022. A backup version in MP3 format must be carried with you on a memory card. Soloists are allowed to have recorded backing vocals in the phonogram, as well as it is allowed to have a main voice in refrains, but only if the soloist improvises. The phonogram recorded with the main vocal part in the couplets is to be removed from the competition, and the contestant will be disqualified.

The duration of the contest work should not exceed 3:00 min. If the time limit is exceeded, the song will be mixed!

YOU NEED TO KEEP IN MIND THE FOLLOWING:

– failure to comply with these requirements may lead to disqualification of the participant!

In the World Hit category, as in other categories, when performing popular works, one’s own reading and creative approach is encouraged, rather than simple imitation.

The category Author’s original song supports new unknown works for children and teenagers.

In addition, in this category, each composer can establish his/her own award for the best performance of his/her work. (The application from the composer must be received – to the Email of the festival )

Composer Jelena Lorena Shvilpe  will single out one of the best performers of her own written works.

 The best of the best – Diamond voice of Riga Symphony!

Here ONLY winners of the Riga Symphony Festival of past years (Gold Symphony winners (first place) and the Grand Prix) can apply for participation. Participants will compete in the vocal arts and fight for the title “Diamond voice RIGA Symphony”. This is the only award for the whole Festival.

Contestants need to prepare one work of any genre, where the performer’s vocal abilities are especially pronounced. If the jury request follows, the contestant must be able to perform an a ’Capella fragment of a folk song and show his/her favorite singing warm-up.

Prince & Princess Riga Symphony 

Within the framework of the Festival, the style, image and beauty contest Prince & Princess Riga Symphony is traditionally held.

1.output is a business card-presentation. The participant must introduce himself in original uniform – dress style – casual

2.exit – passage – clothing style national costume

3.exit – creative number

4.outlet – aisle – dress style evening dress

Participation fee € 65.00

The participant receives a crown, ribbon, diploma for participation, a gift .

Competition jury.

The jury members are professional and highly qualified specialists in the field of children’s and youth creativity from different countries, organizers and producers of festivals and competitions, as well as leading TV and radio programs about music.

Evaluation criteria: purity of intonation and sound quality, performance skills, compliance of the repertoire with the performance capabilities and age category of the performer, and stage culture.

Each nomination is evaluated by a separate jury, corresponding to the category. Voting is open.  There is a live on-line broadcast to the entire world.

The fight for the Grand-Prix takes place directly at the Gala Concert and the contestants – candidates for the Grand-Prix are evaluated by a completely new and independent jury that has not seen the performances and is not familiar with the contestants. The jury names the Winners in each category and the overall Festival Winner.

After your competitive performance, you have the unique opportunity to meet each member of the jury. Don’t miss this opportunity!

Awarding

All participants of the competition will compete in each age category for the golden, silver and bronze Symphony Award and Diploma;

For the Diamond voice award of the Riga Symphony (one for the festival);

For the composer award (one for the festival).

For the The roots of the talents of our children (one for the festival).

Grand-Prix nomination:

Each category has its own Grand Prix ,  :

  • WORLD HITS
  • FOLK SONG
  • AUTHOR AND ORIGINAL SONG
  • LATVIAN COMPOSER’S SONG OR SONG IN YOUR COUNTRY LANGUAGE
  • MOVIE OR MUSICAL SONG

The Grand-Prix of the whole Riga Symphony Festival (€ 1,000) will be awarded to the best and brightest festival participant, regardless of their category.

The nominee for the Grand Prix can be recommended by the jury only in one nomination.

Each participant receives a festival participant diploma and a medal in accordance with the results and a souvenir. The person who prepared the participant for the competition receives a letter of appreciation. There are special prizes and awards from producers.

Payment order.

The term for full payment is 15 November.

First round of competition – performance assessment of the applied song and jury evaluation in the selection of contestants for  festival Riga Symphony competition. Registration fee in amount of 45 euros must be paid simultaneously with the filling the participation questionnaire. Otherwise, you will not be registered in the database of applicants for participation.

Fee for participation in the international final in one category:

  • Solo –85.00
  • Duets – 120.00
  • Ensembles and groups with 3-4 participants – 180.00
  • Ensembles and groups from 5-10 participants – 250.00
  • Participation in the competition Prince & Princess Riga Symphony 65.00
  • Professional video filming 30.00
  • Possibility to participate with a concert number in the out-of-competition program – 70.00 
  • Payment for support dancers on a stage is 8.00 per person (maximum amount if dancers per performance is 6 people).

The Festival will be broadcast live on the YouTube channel RIGA SYMPHONY and professional video filming with 3-4 cameras. It can be obtained separately in the best quality by ordering in advance and paying € 30.00 .

Participants can participate in several categories (with one work in each), subject to payment.

On the dates of the festival, accommodation must be booked through the festival organizers.

The cost  accreditation at the festival 16.12- 19.12.2022 is :  215 euros per person.

https://rigasymphony.lv/en/payment/

Accreditation at the Riga Symphony Festival includes:

  1. Accommodation in Radisson Hotels with breakfast provided at 2-3 local accommodation. For single occupancy a surcharge of 20.00 per day.
  2. Competitive performance on the professional stage with high-quality sound and light.
  3. The back of the stage is equipped with LED screen.
  4. A personalized business card and video series were prepared for the participant for 3 minutes.
  5. Live broadcast of competitive performances to all countries of the world.
  6. Highly professional jury members.
  7. There is a possibility of personal communication with jury members and receiving creative recommendations after the competitive performance.
  8. Every evening program and events for exchanging contacts and strengthening friendship.
  9. When awarding – getting , medal, and diploma.
  10. Money Prizes – to the holders of  six Grand Prix.
  11. Additional concert performances and their on-line broadcasts.
  12. Red carpet and Gala concert in the best concert hall in Riga, TV broadcast and production by the best directors of Latvia.
  13. The possibility to meet in person and receive invitations from world producers.
  14. Memorable gifts and souvenirs.
  15. Excursion with a guide  in Old Riga.
  16. Tickets for all concerts and events of the Festival.
  17. Tickets for all workshops and Creative meetings.

The price does not include:

invitation for visa ( 20.00),

This is one of the mandatory conditions for participating in the festival (except for citizens of Latvia).

Please note that the payment term is 15  November .

If payment for participation is made later than 15 November , then participation in the competition will cost an extra 50.00 ! In addition, all other changes after 01. December  will be made at an additional cost of 50.00 . Therefore, be careful and correct.

You need to specify in the reason of payment: Application Number – name and surname of the participant, (age), for participation in the festival Riga Symphony.

Example1245, Ivanova Marija (15) for participation in Riga Symphony

Requisites:

EUROPEAN CENTRE OF MUSIC FOR YOUTH, BIEDRĪBA

Registration number: 40008244950

Address: Skolas 34, Riga, Latvia

Bank: AS LUMINOR BANK

Account number: L V 8 9 R I K O 0 0 0 1 0 8 0 1 4 5 4 9 5,

SWIFT: RIKOLV2X,

Bank Address: Skanstes 12, Riga, LV – 1013

If the participant does not participate in the competition for his own reason, the payment will not be refunded.

The organizers can cancel or postpone the dates of the festival depending on the epidemiological situation. Payment in this case will be refunded minus organizational costs.

Contest’s phonogram

Please note that the allowed length of the song is max 3 min!!!

We kindly ask you to name the file and the e-mail subject according to the festival’s regulation. Please name the email in the following way: participants name, surname, name of the song. Please name the file in the following way: APPLICATION NUMBER_SURNAME_NAME_NAME OF THE SONG_NOMINATION.

For example, 2345 Smith_Adam_HURT_WH.mp3.

For nomination codes please follow the following short forms:

WH – World Hit and Jazz

LV-Latvian composer song

OS -Original Song

F – Traditional or a Folk song

DV – Diamond voice of Riga Symphony

M- MOVIE OR MUSICAL SONG

SP – The roots of our talented children – singing talented parents.

Visa application

To issue an invitation for a visa (Schengen), you must to send data in Latin letters:

Name, Surname – exactly as in passport

Date of birth

Place of birth (city, country) Citizenship

Residence registration (in the registration, in addition to the address itself, specify the country and city).

Transfer the cost of registration in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia for the bank account of the festival (20.00 per person).

After registration of the invitation, the Organizing committee will send you its number.

You need to apply with this number to the Latvian embassy (consulate) in your country for a visa issue.

For accompanying parents, it is necessary to send a scanned birth certificate of the child in Russian or English!

It is allowed to film only with mobile phones without flashlights.

Filming with other technology is allowed only with accreditation.
Fine 150.00 .
Organizers may postpone festival dates depending on the epidemiological situation.
If the Festival is canceled – the payment in this case will be refunded, minus the organizational expenses.

Festival “Summer Art Symphony” 03-05.June 2022

– is a holiday for the whole family, where talented young people from Latvia, the Baltic States and all over Europe are invited to participate. This is a unique opportunity to gain international experience and contacts, as well as improve your skills and abilities. We are looking for new talent and giving them the opportunity to show themselves to producers, mentors and experienced professionals in the performing arts and culture industry.

ORGANIZERS

European Center of Music for Youth – ECMY

COMPETITION

  • VOCAL
  • HOREOGRAPHY
  • FASHION THEATER
  • SHOW PROGRAMM
  • PRINCE & PRINCES Summer Art Symphony

PARTICIPANTS

The festival is open to soloists and groups aged 4 to 25+, students of music and art studios, choreographic groups, creative centers, fashion theaters, music schools, amateur and amateur groups.

Organizing a festival

The Summer Art Symphony Festival consists of 2 parts.
Part One – Submission of applications and hearing of the jury.
To apply for a hearing, you must:
1) fill in the form on our official website: www.rigasymphony.lv. (If it was not possible to fill in the questionnaire and attach all the files, contact the organizing committee. They will be happy to help you); https://reg.rigasymphony.lv/
2) to pay a registration fee of 45 € to the festival account. The organizing committee and the admissions committee will then start working with you. https://rigasymphony.lv/en/platezi/
After filling in the questionnaire, you can edit it in your personal account and even change the soundtrack until 15.05.2022.
If you are the lucky holder of the Certificate-Invitation to participate in the Final and have already listened, then you must fill in the questionnaire and send the Certificate scan, pay 45 €. Your Certificate will be taken into account when preparing the total invoice.
The second part – The final of the competition 03.-05.2022. – Riga, Latvia.
Out-of-competition performances
Concerts
Competition

VOCAL COMPETITION.

NOMINATIONS:

  • WORLD HITS
  • FOLK SONG
  • AUTHOR AND ORIGINAL SONG
  • LATVIAN COMPOSER’S SONG OR SONG IN YOUR COUNTRY LANGUAGE
  • MOVIE OR MUSICAL SONG
  • ACADEMIC VOCAL
  • ROOTS OF TALENTS (+25)
  • DIAMOND VOICE
  • OUTSIDE THE COMPETITION PROGRAM
  • Special award from composer Ye L. Shvilpe for the performance of the composer’s author’s song. One prize for the whole festival.

AGE CATEGORIES:

5-7 years
8-11 years old
12-14 years old
15-17 years old
18-25 years
Participants – soloists, duets, trios, collectives, can apply for one or more nominations. Vocalists perform the song with the phomogram “-1”. Dancers are allowed during the performance. The nominations are expected to read and be creative in performing popular works. Each contestant performs one piece in one nomination. The backup version of the phonogram in MP3 format must be included on the flash drive. Soloists are allowed to record a backing vocal in the phonogram, and in choruses they are also allowed the main voice, but only if the soloist improvises. A phonogram recorded with the main vocal parts in the articles will be excluded from the competition and the participant will be disqualified.
The duration of the competition piece must not exceed 3:00 minutes. If the time limit is exceeded, the song will be mixed!

Nomination 25+ “Roots of Talent” –

singing talented parents. Here you can perform a piece in a parental solo, duet, ensemble; both with children. One prize for the whole festival.

Out of competition program-

-It is also possible to participate in the out-of-competition program with a concert number.

In the world hit nomination,

as in other nominations, your reading and creative approach, not just copying, is welcome in performing popular works.

Author’s original songs in the nomination

new unknown works for children and adolescents are supported. Also in this nomination, each composer can establish his / her own award for the best performance of his / her work. (application from the composer must be sent to the festival e-mail). Composer Jelena Lorena Švilpe will highlight one of the best performers of her compositions.

The best of the best – Diamond Voice

Nomination Diamond Voice – One prize for the whole festival
Only the winners of the RIGA SYMPHONY festival, Summer Art Symphony and previous years’ Art-PLATFORM (first place and Grand Prix winners) can participate. Participants in this nomination must send a scanned copy of the diploma to the festival email (rigasymphony@gmail.com) when completing the application form. This award is unique to the whole festival. Contestants must prepare one work of any genre, in which the performer’s vocal abilities will be especially pronounced. If the jury so requests, the contestant must be able to perform a fragment of the folk song a’Capella and show their favorite song.

COMPETITION CHOREOGRAPHY

Participants – soloists, duets, trios, collectives, can apply for one or more nominations. Performance lasts up to 4 minutes.

NOMINATIONS:

-People’s choreography (world folk dances)
-Stylized folk dance (dance based on acionic choreography, using different styles and genres, the musical material of which can be folk music in different arrangements)
-Classical choreography
-Children’s dances (4-7 years)
-Modern choreography (jazz, modern, contemporary, neofolk, modern plastic, step, etc.)
-Variety dances (street dances, breaks, disco, hip hop, club dances, etc.)
-Ball dance (dance numbers in stage processing based on ball choreography elements)
-Sports choreography (rhythmic, artistic gymnastics, acrobatics, artistic sports – in the form of demonstration numbers)

AGE CATEGORIES:

5-7 years
8-11 years old
12-14 years old
15-17 years old
18-25 years

COMPETITION FASHION THEATER.

Participants demonstrate the author’s clothing collection on a free theme. Room duration up to 5 minutes. Participants can submit one or more collections.

AGE CATEGORIES:

5-7 years
8-11 years old
12-14 years old
15-17 years old
18-25 years

PRINC & PRINCESS COMPETITION

The festival traditionally hosts the Princ & Princess Summer Art Symphony competition for style, image and beauty.
1.Exit is a representation of a business card. The participant must introduce himself in the original uniform – style of clothing – casual
2.Exit- pass-style clothing national costume
3.Exit – creative number
4.Exit-pass style dress evening dress
The participant receives a crown, a ribbon, a diploma for membership, a gift

AWARD SYSTEM

Seats and prizes are awarded to participants in each nomination and age group based on the points obtained by all members of the jury.
All entrants in each age group will compete for the Gold, Silver and Bronze Symphony prizes and diplomas;
For the high Diamond Voice Award (one for the festival);
For an award from the composer (one for the festival).
For the Roots of Talent Award (one at each festival).
In case of equal points, the jury has the right to award the same prizes to two or more participants in each nomination and age category.
GRAND PRIX is awarded to the winners of all nominations.
The entire SUMMER ART SYMPHONY Grand-Prix of the festival (€ 500) will be awarded to the best and brightest participant of the festival, regardless of the nomination.
The jury has the right not to award the GRAND PRIX title if the participants have not obtained the maximum number of points.
The competition jury, in agreement with the org. for special merits the commission may award special prizes to the festival participant.

JURY

The international jury includes producers, composers, leaders of creative groups and organizations, cultural and artistic workers, designers, magazine editors, popular and famous representatives of the show industry and fashion.

Phonograms.

The phonogram is submitted at the same time as the questionnaire, the vocals should not exceed 3 minutes and the limit specified for other categories. Exceeding the specified limit will not be accepted.
Please note that in order to avoid force majeure, the phonogram must be in the contest, flashed, without any other recordings, and the file must be named SONG_CATEGORY_NAME_NAME_NAME. Please be responsible for recording phonograms for performances, check the quality.
Example: Saule_Marija_Believer_D.mp3
File name abbreviations used:
WH – world hits
F – traditional or folk song
LV NL – a song by a Latvian composer
OS original song
DV – The best of the best – Diamond Voice
SP – The roots of our children’s talents – singing talented parents.
D – for dancers
M – for fashion theater
The technical requirements for the performance (number of microphones, stands, props) must be agreed with the organizers when submitting the application.

FESTIVAL RULES

Official competition language: Latvian, English.
Participants come to the festival accompanied by their parents or guardians, who are fully responsible for their participant’s behavior and bear full responsibility for him.
Expenses related to the arrival and stay of the participants shall be borne by them.
The organizers of the festival have the right to make videos and photographs, store, use and record during the festival.
The festival will be broadcast live on YouTube channel RIGA SYMPHONY and will be professionally filmed with 3-4 cameras. It can be obtained separately in the best quality by pre-ordering and paying 25 €.
A participant may participate in several competitions and nominations for a fee (each with one performance) and submit an application for each nomination or competition separately.
Org. the commission has the right to terminate the acceptance of applications before the deadline if the number of participants in the nominations has been exhausted.

Terms of payment

Payment term – 01.05

Payment for the first round of the competition: listening to the participants’ video performances and evaluation of the jury for the selection of the participants of the competition –

45 euros must be paid at the same time as filling in the aplication form

https://rigasymphony.lv/ru/platezi /. Otherwise, membership will not be registered in the database.
If the participant does not participate in the competition, the deposit will not be refunded.

Payment for the second round of the competition, for participation in the international final in one nomination:

•Accommodation (June 03-05, 2-3 bed accommodation) in a Radisson hotel – 85 € with breakfast per person
•Solo – 75 euros
•Duet – 100 euros
•Ensembles and groups with 3-4 participants – 150 euros,
•Ensembles and groups from 5-10 participants – 200 euros.
•Opportunity to participate in the out-of-competition program with a concert number – 70 euros
•Membership in Princ & Princess of Summer Art Symphony  65 €
•Professional video recording 25 euros
•Participation of one dancer in a solo vocal room – 5 euros (no more than 6 on stage)
!PLEASE NOTE ANY CHANGE IN THE APPLICATION FOR PARTICIPATION AFTER 01.05. – 20 euros (changes are not possible after 15.05)
Participants pay the festival fee for each nomination and each competition separately, describing in detail the purpose of payment for which competition or all nominations or competitions in one payment.
Example:
Saule Marija (15), Summer Art Symphony, Vocal Nomer 3996

Details for payment

European Youth Music Center ECMY
Registration number: 40008244950
Address: Skolas 34, Riga, Latvia
Bank: AS LUMINOR BANK
Account number: LV89RIKO0001080145495
S.W.F.T. Code: RIKOLV2X,
Bank address: Skanstes 12, Riga, LV – 1013
Information about tickets to the Gala concert:
Anyone who wants to celebrate with us can buy a ticket on the spot.
1. All accredited participants have a free street to deal with the concert and the white ball.
2. all participants from Latvia and 1 teacher – free entrance.
3. Talented children from large families, with special needs, orphans and children from boarding school – admission free.
Organizers may postpone festival dates depending on the epidemiological situation.
If the Festival is canceled – the payment in this case will be refunded, minus the organizational expenses.
If a participant does not participate in the competition for his own reason, the deposit will not be refunded.
If the participant does not participate in the competition, the deposit will not be refunded.

Useful information.

Please note that before arriving at the competition, you must evaluate the current situation with the restrictions announced by the Government of the Republic of Latvia for the events and their participants in relation to Covid-19. By completing the questionnaire, you agree to abide by national epidemiological regulations for attending the event.
A Covid-19 certificate must be presented at the event stating that the visitor (including children over 12 years of age) has completed a full course of vaccination against Covid-19 or has been ill with Covid-19 in the last 6 months. The certificate can be downloaded from www.covid19sertifikats.lv. An identity document and a valid ID must be presented at the event. Please arrive at the event in time.

RIGA SYMPHONY VIRTUAL .

The Riga Symphony Festival collects talented and professional performers from all the world to host a high-level vocal competition. The festival is held as a holiday of singing and vocal creativity of youth, as a creative meeting of leaders and specialists in order to exchange experience, establish business and creative contacts.

Nominations:

* World hit

 * Jazz music and song.

* Author’s and original song.

* Folklore and folk song.

* A song by a Latvian composer or a song in the language of my country.

* The roots of talents- are for talented singing parents +25 . Here you can perform a work as a solo-duet ensemble of parents, and together with children.

* Movies and Musicals songs 

* Video clip 

Age categories for solo, duets, trios.

  • 5-7 years
  • 8-11 years old
  • 12-14 years old
  • 15-17 years old
  • 18-25 years old

Dates of the festival RIGA SYMPHONY VIRTUAL 2021:

Until 10. 11.2021 – Call for applications

Until 01.12. 2021 – Spectator online voting.

09.12.2021 – Contest and results.

10.12.2021- Awarding ceremony.

14.12.2021 – Gala concert and determination – awards of the Grand Prix of the festival.

General provisions and stages of Riga Symphony VIRTUAL-competition:

 Video of the performances of the contestants will be posted as they become available on the three official resources of the Riga Symphony Festival – a group on Facebook, a YouTube channel, an Instagram page. On each resource, voting with likes will be available.

Rewarding:

 Prizes I, II, III, in all age groups will be determined by a professional international jury remotely.

 🔺Based on the results of the audience voting, the winners of the audience voting prize will be determined – 3 people who received the largest number of votes. Votes on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram are summed up. The votes are counted as of December 1, 2021.

🔺personal invitations to participate free of charge at the Tenth X Anniversary International Competition Festival Riga Symphony in Riga. ( February 2022)

🔺The results of the online competition will be published on the official website and social networks. All participants of the online competition, to the e-mail indicated in the application, will receive

Diploma (with the occupied place)

Diploma “Audience Award”

Diploma of a participant,

🔺 Participants will be awarded with invitations to other projects, competitions and festivals around the world on favorable financial terms.

🔺 December 11, 2021 live on YouTube, we will find out the names of the winners – the Grand Prix holders in each nomination free participation of the winner in Riga Symphony 2021) and one

Grand Prix winner of the entire Riga Symphony Festival VIRTUAL 2021 –

(prize pool € 250, free song recording and free participation in Riga Symphony 2021  )

Conditions and requirements for submitting applications for the online competition:

 Acceptance of applications and payments until 10. November. (video acceptance until November 10, if it is not possible to submit immediately with the application)

 Participation in Virtual – competition 35 euros for one nomination

 Participation in Virtual – competition 65 euros for two nominations

 Participation in Virtual – competition 80 euros for three nominations

DETAILS:

EUROPEAN CENTRE OF MUSIC FOR YOUTH

Registration number: 40008244950

Address: Skolas 34, Riga, Latvia

Bank: AS LUMINOR BANK

Account number: LV89RIKO0001080145495,

S.W.F.T. Code: RIKOLV2X,

Address: Skanstes 12, Riga, LV – 1013

 In the purpose of payment it is necessary to indicate – the name and surname of the participant, (age) for participation in the Riga Symphony festival Example – Ivanova Marija (15) Virtual Riga Symphony If the participant does not participate in the competition, the payment is not refundable.

 Soloist-vocalist performs one song in any nomination, you can participate in several nominations, subject to payment for each.

VIDEO REQUIREMENTS

🔺At the beginning of the video, the participant is presented in English: Name, Surname, how old and where he lives, (country, city), and the phrase – “This video was shot specially for Riga Symphony 2021“.

🔺 The presence of a stage costume is required. The costume must be appropriate for the participant’s repertoire and age. – Shooting should be done horizontally, with a camera or phone

🔺 It is highly recommended to shoot on stage in good lighting, or at least the venue should have a clean, beautiful background. Only .avi .wmv .mov .mpeg4 .mp4 formats are accepted.

🔺MOVIE RECORDING TECHNIQUE Videos should be shot on a tripod or with special stabilization systems. The use of professional cameras or equipment is optional, but recommended to improve audio and video quality.

🔺 UPLOADING DOCUMENTS The video file should be uploaded to any platform for sharing documents on the Internet and cloud services (for example, Failiem.lv, Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.).

 

The file must be named: LAST NAME _NAME_Age -Song__Nomination _Example: Sokolova_Olga12_Toy_WH

Used abbreviations for the file name:

  • WH – World Hit
  • J – Jazz music and song
  • F – Traditional or a Folk song
  • LV- NL Latvian composer song or song native language
  • OS -Original Song
  • PC – The roots of our children’s talents are for talented singing parents.
  • MS – Movies  and musicals songs
  • KLVideo clip 

 Download link must be provided when applying. If this is not possible, then the link to the video can be sent later by November 10 to an e-mail with the indication in the subject line and in the text: SURNAME NAME Nomination Age Song.

 🔺If unaccepted post-processing is found in the video or if there is a soundtrack fix, the participant will be disqualified without notice.

 🔺Copyright for videos is held by the competition committee upon submission. The Competition Committee may upload videos to a website, YouTube channel, or other online platforms for competition, promotion, or other use without notifying participants.

 🔺Any sent links, files and documents that cannot be identified, found, opened, downloaded and played will not be processed.

 The jury has the right not to award the GRAND PRIX title if the participants did not score the maximum number of points.

 The organizing committee has the right to stop accepting applications before the deadline if the participant limit is exhausted.

 The organizing committee reserves the right to make changes and additions to the Regulations without changing the general principles.

THE NUMBER OF SEATS IS LIMITED !!!

 

 

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