5th INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR

VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

THE SOUND OF TIME 4th-6th May 2018 

 

 

 

 

 

 V  International Music Contest
“The Sound of the Time”
May
4 – 6, 2018
Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

 

The competition is held under the patronage of the Mayor of Veliko Tarnovo, Eng. Daniel Panov

The competition is included in the cultural calendar of the Ministry of Culture and the Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo

 Organization :

Studio ”Elita”,Veliko Tarnovo

With the support of Veliko Tarnovo municipality

Instrumental category Location: “Rafael Mihaylov” Exhibition Halls

Address: Rafael Mihaylov Street, Veliko Tarnovo

Vocal category Location: Palace of Culture and Sports “Vasil Levski” 

Address :  N:3 Krakov Street. – Veliko Tarnovo

 CONTEST REGULATIONS

The contest’s competition part consists of two categories:

  • A vocal part
  • An instrumental part

Competitors’ age groups

Competitors in the two sections (Vocal and Instrumental) are divided into four age groups:

  • Group 1 – 5 – 8 years old
  • Group 2 – 9 – 12 years old
  • Group 3 – 13 – 16 years old
  • Group 4 – 17 – 25 years old

 Attention! The groups are set according to the age of the predominant number of competitors. Each competitor is appointed to a certain age group according to his/her age at the time of the event. A photocopy of the participant’s birth certificate shall be submitted at registration.

І. Vocal part (pop, rock,jazz, stylized folklore)

 Individual vocal performers (pop, rock, jazz, stylized folklore) have to choose one song. The performance must last for about 4 minutes.

Vocal competitors will be selected in advance on the basis of a demo (NOT studio recording) and a link of the performance on the Internet, sent to the following e-mail: elita_art@abv.bg until 30 March 2018. The invited participants will be notified by 21 April 2018. The competition will be held in two parts: Semi Final and Final. Assessment with individual protocols. Individual vocal performers (pop, rock, jazz, stylized folklore) have to choose one song. The performance must last for about 4 minutes. Participants for the first part (semi-finals) will be awarded after the performance of each age group. The participants with the highest scores will continue in part  two (finals). The finalists are presented with a single song of choice up to 4 minutes. About vocal groups – two songs, one in their native language and by a composer from their country, the second optional, with a total duration of up to 8 minutes.

 The performance must be accompanied by live music or a recording.
Lip
sync is not allowed!

It is not allowed to change setlists!

.  ІІ. Instrumental part (piano, violin, viola, violoncello, contrabass, guitar, bouzouki, accordion, flute,chamber ensembles)

Participants perform at least two pieces of different styles with a total duration:

  • First group – up to 7 minutes
  • Second group – up to 10 minutes
  • Third group – up to 12 minutes
  • Fourth group – up to 15 minutes

If desired, the participants in the competition can perform a work by the composer Alexander Tanev

The jury will award “The Tanevi Family Award” for the best performance of his work.

The event organizers will not provide musical instruments other than the piano.

Each competitor must bring their own instruments. If any of the instruments requires an accompanist,  please inform the event organizers in advance.
III. Author’s work: Contest for author’s song or instrumental play dedicated to the town of Veliko Tarnovo

 III. Author’s song contest or instrumental play dedicated to the town of Veliko Tarnovo

Candidates submit a request for participation and a contract (which can be downloaded from our site).

 Technical requirements                   

  1. All backing tracks must be recorded on a CD, a CD-R, and a flashdrive or could be sent via email with the application form.
  2. Each track must be recorded on a separate CD or CD-R with the performer’s names and the name, author and duration of the track.

      General requirements

  1. A filled in application must be sent via email by the 30.03.2018 e-mail address : elita_art@abv.bg
  2. All formations’ instructors are responsible for any accident that may occur concerning their participants during the festival.
  3. Accommodation of participants can be booked at preferential prices on ,, TSAREVGRAD TURNOV LTD’’ Municipal tourist agency  – Tourist information centre  – Alexandra Toncheva 5,Hristo Botev Str. Veliko Tarnovo 5000 Bulgaria telephone : +359 884 680 968 and +359 62 622 148  alex@velikoturnovo.info  velikoturnovo.info  facebook.com/velikoturnovo.info
  4. The participants have to write their own invoice details, organization or representative’s address.
  5. Registration for the participants will be at the performing day from 8:30 until 10:00. If the registration hours are not met, the participants are disqualified. If you can’t make a sound check / acoustic rehearsal at the indicated times, we accept that you don’t need one.
  6. The costs of transport, meals and overnight stays are at the expense of the participants.
  7. The organizers of the contest reserve the right to photograph, film, record and distribute the performances without paying rights and compensation to performers.
  8. By filling an application form contractors declare that they agree with the terms of this Regulation.
  9. Participants are rated at a maximum of 10 points.
  10. The jury has the right not to award all prizes.
  11. In case of non-compliance, the participants are disqualified.
  12. If the participant does not appear, the fee is refunded.

* In the case of insufficient participants in a particular style, age or category, at the discretion of the organizers there will be a merger of such

Attention!

Hotel rooms can be booked until 30.03.2018

Participation fee:

  • For individual performers – 30 euro
  • For groups10 euro per participant

There is no participation fee for the participants in festival, for children with disabilities, or orphaned children. 

Awards

  • A Grand-Prix award in both vocal and instrumental categories  – statuettes
  • First place award –  plaque in each age group and category
  • First,Second and third place award – certificates end medal
  • An award for the audience’s favourite
  • Other awards, given by the sponsors of the event
  • “The Tanevi Family Award” for the best performance of his work

The jury has the right to not give away each and every award!

Bank account:

Central Cooperative Bank

Branch Veliko Turnovo

“Elita” Association

(CECBBGSF) IBAN: BG22 CECB 9790 10E0 7312 00

Client number: Е07312 Currency: еuro 

Contacts:

Festival director:

Petia Vassileva +359 884 499 956

Tour guide, Registration, Reception:

Daria Vassileva  +359 877  668 443

We will be expecting you!!!

Download – Regulation The Sound of Time 2018

Download – Application form 

Download – Program for music contest 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Schedule-2017

IV  International Music FestivalContest
“The Sound of the Time”
May
5 – 7, 2017
Veliko Tarnovo

FESTIVAL REGULATIONS

Competitors’ age groups


Competitors in section Vocal music are divided into four age groups:

  • Group 1 – 5 – 8 years old
  • Group 2 – 9 – 12 years old
  • Group 3 – 13 – 16 years old
  • Group 4 – 17 – 25 years old

 

Attention! The groups are set according to the predominant number of competitors. Each competitor is divided according to his age at the time of the event.  

 

The festival’s competition part consists of two categories:

  • A vocal part
  • An instrumental part 

   І. Vocal part (pop, rock and jazz)

 

Individual performers – they have to choose two songs, one in their native language and one optional. The performance must last for about 8 minutes.

Groups – they have to choose two songs, one in their native language and one optional. The performance must last for about 10 minutes.


Live music or a recording are required.


Lip
sync is not allowed!

It is not allowed to change setlists!

  • Singers must perform one song in their native language and the other one is optional.
  • (Optional) – There will be a competition for an original musical piece dedicated to the city of Veliko Tarnovo – it could be either a song or an instrumental.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ІІ. Instrumental part (piano, violin, viola, violoncello, contrabass, guitar, accordion, chamber ensembles)

 

Competitors are divided into three age groups:

  • Group 1 – 7 to 12 years old
  • Group 2 – 13 to 18 years old
  • Group 3 – 19 to 25 years old

Competitors will have to perform two pieces. Each group has a time limit:

  • Group 1 – up to 7 minutes
  • Group 2 – up to 10 minutes
  • Group 3 – up to 15 minutes

The event organizers will not provide musical instruments other than the piano. Each competitor must bring their own instruments. If any of the instruments requires an accompanist, please inform the event organizers in advance.


Third
category, in which the competitors will have the chance to participate in the festival part

 

   IІІ.Vocal and instrumental 

The category includes rock, pop, gospel, soul, electronic, hip-hop, Christian rock music. All participants must send a demo of their song. The performance must last no more than 30 minutes. Participants should bring their own instruments.

 

Technical requirement                       

  1. All backing tracks must be recorded on a CD, a CD-R, and a flashdrive or could be send via email.
  2. Each track must be recorded on a separate CD or CD-R with the performer’s names and the name, author and duration of the track.

        General requirements

 

  1. A filled in application must be sent via e-mail by the 15.04.2017
    e-mail address : elita_art@abv.bg
  2. All formations’ instructors are responsible for any accident that may occur concerning their participants during the festival.

 

 Attention!

Hotel rooms can be booked until 15.04.2017

An invoice will be issued only when a payment document is presented.

Participation fee:

 

  • For individual performers – 30 euro
  • For groups – 50 euro


There is no participation fee for the participants in festival, for children with disabilities, or orphaned children.

 

Evaluation criteria

  • Repertoire
  • Musical talent
  • Artistic abilities
  • Original costumes and make-up

 

Awards

 

  • A Grand-Prix award in both vocal 250 evro and instrumental categories 250 evro, statuettes
  • First place award –  plaque in each age group and category
  • First,Second and third place award – certificates end medal
  • An award for the audience’s favourite
  • Other awards, given by the sponsors of the event

 

The jury has the right to not give away each and every award!

 

Bank account:

Central Cooperative Bank

Branch Veliko Turnovo

(CECBBGSF) IBAN: BG22 CECB 9790 10E0 7312 00

Client number: Е07312

Currency: еuro

 

Contacts 

Festival director:

Petia Vassileva +359 884 499 956


Tour guide
, Children’s workshops, Registration, Reception:

 

Daria Vassileva  +359 877  668 443

We will be expecting you!!!

 

 

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“The Sound of the Time”

May 7 8, 2016
Veliko Tarnovo

Application  form
 

 Schedule

 

FESTIVAL REGULATIONS

Competitors’ age groups


Competitors in section Vocal music are divided into four age groups:

  • Group 1 – 5 – 8 years old
  • Group 2 – 9 – 12 years old
  • Group 3 – 13 – 16 years old
  • Group 4 – 17 – 25 years old

Attention! The groups are set according to the predominant number of competitors. Each competitor is divided according to his age at the time of the event.  

The festival’s competition part consists of two categories:

  • A vocal part
  • An instrumental part
  •    І. Vocal part (pop, rock and jazz)Groups – they have to choose two songs, one in their native language and one optional. The performance must last for about 10 minutes.
    Live music or a recording are required.

    Lip
    sync is not allowed! It is not allowed to change setlists!
  • Singers must perform one song in their native language and the other one is optional.
  • (Optional) – There will be a competition for an original musical piece dedicated to the city of Veliko Tarnovo – it could be either a song or an instrumental.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

   ІІ. Instrumental part (piano, violin, viola, violoncello, contrabass, guitar, accordion, chamber ensembles)

Competitors are divided into three age groups:

  • Group 1 – 7 to 12 years old
  • Group 2 – 13 to 18 years old
  • Group 3 – 19 to 25 years old

Competitors will have to perform two pieces. Each group has a time limit:

  • Group 1 – up to 7 minutes
  • Group 2 – up to 10 minutes
  • Group 3 – up to 13 minutes

The event organizers will not provide musical instruments other than the piano. Each competitor must bring their own instruments. If any of the instruments requires an accompanist, please inform the event organizers in advance.


Third
category, in which the competitors will have the chance to participate in the festival part

   IІІ.Vocal and instrumental

 

The category includes rock, pop, gospel, soul, electronic, hip-hop, Christian rock music. All participants must send a demo of their song. The performance must last no more than 30 minutes. Participants should bring their own instruments.

  • Individual performers – they have to choose two songs, one in their native language and one optional. The performance must last for about 8 minutes.
  • Technical requirements                              
    1. All backing tracks must be recorded on a CD, a CD-R, and a flashdrive or could be send via email.
    2. Each track must be recorded on a separate CD or CD-R with the performer’s names and the name, author and duration of the track.

            General requirements

    1. A filled in application must be sent via e-mail by the 15.04.2016
      e-mail address : elita_art@abv.bg
    2. All formations’ instructors are responsible for any accident that may occur concerning their participants during the festival.

     

    Attention!

    Hotel rooms can be booked until 15.04.2016.
    An invoice will be issued only when a payment document is presented.


    Participation fee:

    • For individual performers – 30 euro
    • For groups – 50 euro

    There is no participation fee for the participants in festival, for children with disabilities, or orphaned children.

    Evaluation criteria

    • Repertoire
    • Musical talent
    • Artistic abilities
    • Original costumes and make-up

     

    Awards

     

    • A Grand-Prix award in both vocal and instrumental categories, statuettes
    • Technical requirements                              
      1. All backing tracks must be recorded on a CD, a CD-R, and a flashdrive or could be send via email.
      2. Each track must be recorded on a separate CD or CD-R with the performer’s names and the name, author and duration of the track.

              General requirements

      1. A filled in application must be sent via e-mail by the 15.04.2016
        e-mail address : elita_art@abv.bg
      2. All formations’ instructors are responsible for any accident that may occur concerning their participants during the festival.

       

      Attention!

      Hotel rooms can be booked until 15.04.2016.
      An invoice will be issued only when a payment document is presented.


      Participation fee:

      • For individual performers – 30 euro
      • For groups – 50 euro

      There is no participation fee for the participants in festival, for children with disabilities, or orphaned children.

      Evaluation criteria

      • Repertoire
      • Musical talent
      • Artistic abilities
      • Original costumes and make-up

       

      Awards

       A Grand-Prix award in both vocal and instrumental categories, statuettes

       First place award – cash prize and a certificate

       Second and third place award – certificates

       An award for the audience’s favourite

       Other awards, given by the sponsors of the event

      The jury has the right to not give away each and every award!

      Bank account:

      Central Cooperative Bank

      Branch Veliko Turnovo

      (CECBBGSF) IBAN: BG22 CECB 9790 10E0 7312 00

      Client number: Е07312

      Currency: еuro

      Contacts

      Festival director:

      Petia Vassileva 0884499956; 0890206155;

      Tour guide, Children’s workshops, Registration, Reception:

      Ventsislava Uzunova 0886071218

      Kalina Raeva 0884060544

      Ralitsa Georgieva 0894475544

      We will be expecting you!!!

 

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Международен музикален конкурс

за вокална и инструментална музика с фестивална част

“Звукът на времето”

8-10 май, 2015г. Конкурс се организира под патронажа на Кмета на Община Велико Търново инж. Даниел Панов Сдружение „Елита“, гр. Велико Търново, България Община Велико Търново » Изтегли Регламент » Изтегли Програма » Изтегли Заявка за участие

nota2 Организатори: Петя Василева – +359884499956 Теодора Чолакова Email: elita_art@abv.bg сдружение „Елита” ЦЕНТРАЛНА КООПЕРАТИВНА БАНКА Клон В. Търново (CECBBGSF) IBAN: BG22 CECB 9790 10E0 7312 00 Клиентски номер : Е07312 Валута: лева

Забавление

Студио „Елита” организира за вас, гостите на фестивала специална туристическа обиколка на най-известните и значими културно-исторически забележителности в град Велико Търново. Напълно безплатно! За всички, които желаете да се включите в обиколката ще бъдат осигурени екскурзоводи*, които ще ви запознаят с магията на града и белезите, които историята е оставила, значимост на всяка една сграда или местност, предвидени в програмата, и ще ви покажат типичните за болярския град традиции, занаяти, кухня, нрави и т.н. *(За гостите от чужбина ще бъде осигурен превод на английски) Обиколката ще включва посещение на:

carevecАрхитектурно-музеен резерват “Царевец”
multiМултимедиен център „Царевград Търнов”
kushtata„Къщата с маймунката”
muzeiМузей „Възраждане и Учредително събрание”
zatvorМузей „Затвор”
pametnikПаметник Асеневци
charshiqСамоводската чаршия
kushtaСарафкината къща
gurkoУлица „Гурко”
hanutХанът на Хаджи Николи

Международен музикален конкурс

за вокална и инструментална музика с фестивална част

“Звукът на времето”

11-13 юли, 2014г.

 

Конкурс се организира под патронажа на Кмета на Община Велико Търново инж. Даниел Панов

Сдружение „Елита“, гр. Велико Търново, България Община Велико Търново

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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