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Stars of the Albion. Grand Prix 2019.

6th International Performing Arts Festival & Competition
1-3 March 2019
Applications deadline: 1 January 2018 (international participants)
13 January 2019 (national participants)

Grand Prix 2019. Registration Form (Download)
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International Performing Arts Festival and Winter School

A World of New Talents
United Kingdom. London.
12 - 19 December 2018
Course structure: music (singing and instrumental), arts, performances.
Applications deadline:
1 November 2018

New Talents of the Winter Wonderland. Registration form (Download)
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STARS OF THE ALBION


“Discovering New Talents World” The Business Курьер 2015
"I cordially thank the organizers of this festival of art - those who create spiritual values, who helps people appreciate and understand the beauty."
Oleg Smolin, Education Committee, Russian State Duma 2016
Letter from the deputy of the State Duma

STARS OF THE ALBION. Grand Prix 2019. 6th International Performing Arts Festival & Competition. London.
Dates: 1-3 March 2019
Disciplines:
- Singing (classical, contemporary, folk)
- Instrumental playing (solo and ensemble)
- Dance (ballet, modern, historical dance, street-dance)
- Music theatre
- Fringe Theatre & One man show
- Performance in Fine Art
- Performance in Photography

Age category: Children from 6 y.o. & adults, no age limit.
Applications deadline: 1 December 2018

"Stars of the Albion” international performing arts festival & competition is the annual event which joins young extraordinary talented musicians and dancers from across the world. The project forms a unique bridge connecting different cultures and in particular of Russia and Great Britain. It aims to provide valuable opportunities for young emerging artists to perform, learn, communicate and develop.
The project is organised and promoted by Musica Nova, the International Academy of Music, a unique bilingual establishment in the UK that combines the best of British and Russian principles of teaching. It is held under the Patronage of the World Association of Performing Arts (WAPA) and is supported by the Mission of Rossotrudnichestvo Russian Culture Centre in London.
The 6th international performing arts festival & competition “Stars of the Albion. Grand Prix 2019” will be held on 1-3 March 2019 in London. It consists of two Rounds. The first one is based on video recordings (DVD/YouTube). The second Round is opened to the public and is held at the concert venues across London with the final Gala concert of winners and celebrity guests held at the prestigious Rudolf Steiner Theatre in central London. 45 soloists, 20 theatre and dance groups will be selected to come to London to participate in the I round. This year we are expecting participants from United Kingdom, Russia, France, USA, Canada, Israel, Portugal, Spain, Germany, Malta, Philippines, China, India, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Latvia, Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia and Ghana to participate in the competition.
Participation in this contest is open to artists from 6 years old with no age limit and is divided between age categories, with two options of participation as amateur o professional performers. All styles and genres can be presented for the competition program. This year the event will be held during one of the major Russian traditional festival’s called “Maslenitsa”. A valuable prize has been allocated for the best performance of music by a Russian composer and for the best vocal performance in Russian language. The adjudication panel is comprised of famous musicians, composers, producers and artists, international judges.
The adjudication panel is comprised of famous musicians, composers, producers and artists, international judges.
A TOTAL PRIZE FUND: £2500
We are looking forward to welcome you to our events & to extraordinary discoveries of the “Stars of the Albion” project!

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More information


Founder and Executive Producer

Evgenia Terentieva

Evgenia Terentieva

Pianist, singer, composer
Evgenia Terentieva

Evgenia Terentieva

Pianist, singer, composer

Pianist, singer, composer, winner of international competitions and prestigious awards. She adjudicates at several international competitions in Great Britain and Europe. In 2011 Evgenia was awarded Gold Franz Kafka Medal for her outstanding contribution to the world culture and a “Queen’s Award” from the British Council. She is the CEO and an executive producer of Musica Nova, the International Academy of Music, and “Stars of the Albion” festival-contest in London.

Jury

David Serero (USA)

David Serero (USA)

Baritone and Actor
David Serero (USA)

David Serero (USA)

Baritone and Actor

Baritone and Actor, has received international recognition and critical acclaim from all over the world. He was honored in the WHO’S WHO America for having demonstrated outstanding achievements in the Entertainment world and contributed for the betterment of the contemporary society. www.davidserero.com 

Nick Sergienko (Canada)

Nick Sergienko (Canada)

Pianist, Producer, Adjudicator, Founder and Head Teacher of Amadeus Music Academy
Nick Sergienko (Canada)

Nick Sergienko (Canada)

Pianist, Producer, Adjudicator, Founder and Head Teacher of Amadeus Music Academy

Member of the British Columbia Music Teachers Association. Member of the Piano Teachers Federation, Canada. Bachelor and Masters degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy Aside from 25 years of teaching experience in the traditions of the Moscow State Conservatory, Nick plays and produces concerts in England, Germany, Austria, France, USA and Canada; both as a soloist and alongside other musicians.

Gergana Argirova (United Kingdom)

Gergana Argirova (United Kingdom)

Founder of London Music Box, ASD teacher, pianist, music education research.
Gergana Argirova (United Kingdom)

Gergana Argirova (United Kingdom)

Founder of London Music Box, ASD teacher, pianist, music education research.

Ms. Argirova is the Founding Director of London Music Box and the principle ASD (Autism) piano teacher. Gergana is a pianist and a teacher with over 12 years experience in teaching piano to students of all ages and levels (mainstream and those on the Autism spectrum) in London, United States, Italy, and Bulgaria. Ms. Argirova was born in Bulgaria, attending the National Music School there. Gergana holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s of Music from the University of Denver, United States. Ms. Argirova has presented internationally and her work has been published in a number of highly respected music education journals.

Melanie Spanswick (United Kingdom)

Melanie Spanswick (United Kingdom)

Pianist, author, teacher, presenter, adjudicator
Melanie Spanswick (United Kingdom)

Melanie Spanswick (United Kingdom)

Pianist, author, teacher, presenter, adjudicator

Melanie Spanswick is a pianist, author, teacher, presenter, and adjudicator. She graduated with a Master’s degree in Performance Studies from the Royal College of Music in London. Her performances include appearances at many of the major UK concert halls; a solo recording and broadcasts on major radio channels. Melanie has taught the piano at Reading University and the Royal College of Music Junior Department,

Alexa Pol (United Kingdom)

Alexa Pol (United Kingdom)

Singer, choir conductor, songwriter, producer
Alexa Pol (United Kingdom)

Alexa Pol (United Kingdom)

Singer, choir conductor, songwriter, producer

Alexa Pol – singer, choir conductor, songwriter, producer, laureate of international festivals-contests, has established herself as a solo artist in the UK, Lithuania, Russia and Israel, performing on prestigious concert stages, such as: O2 Academies in London and etc. In 2010 she received Alexa became the Best Female Act in Classical Rock Radio.

Dev Joshi (UK India)

Dev Joshi (UK India)

Singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer
Dev Joshi (UK India)

Dev Joshi (UK India)

Singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer

Dev Dutt Joshi is a British born artist who has given over 1500 performances over 27 years throughout the UK, USA, Canada, Europe and India. Dev is well versed in many genres of Indian music such as Geet, Bollywood, Ghazal, Bhajan, Qawalli, Sufi and Fusion/ World music. Dev is currently working on his own music and intends to be releasing songs this year (2018)

Rossi Yordanova (Bulgaria)

Rossi Yordanova (Bulgaria)

Vocal coach, composer, songwriter, producer, conductor
Rossi Yordanova (Bulgaria)

Rossi Yordanova (Bulgaria)

Vocal coach, composer, songwriter, producer, conductor

Vocal coach, composer, songwriter, producer, conductor, a founder of the Contemporary Music School "Studio Musika", preparing rock and pop singers, international jury member.

Erika Said (Malta)

Erika Said (Malta)

Director of Erseb Productions
Erika Said (Malta)

Erika Said (Malta)

Director of Erseb Productions

Erika is the Director of Erseb Productions, a company in Malta who have given rise to several talented singers from a young age. She herself is a singer and also an actress, Erika has been a Jury Member in several International Competitions. Erika is the Director of "Arpeggio International - Singers Competition", held in Malta every year in May.

Natalia Kolosova (UK)

Natalia Kolosova (UK)

Theatre critic, PhD
Natalia Kolosova (UK)

Natalia Kolosova (UK)

Theatre critic, PhD

Natalia is theatre and opera critic and teacher of drama and theatre history. She is the author of the first dissertation in Russia about Lev Dodin and his Maly Drama Theatre and a book about the opera singer Vladimir Galouzine, written in English. Natalia has contributed numerous theatre reviews to Russian and International journals.

Dmitriy Devdariani (Georgia)

Dmitriy Devdariani (Georgia)

Stage director, producer, actor
Dmitriy Devdariani (Georgia)

Dmitriy Devdariani (Georgia)

Stage director, producer, actor
Katrina Vasilieva (Russia)

Katrina Vasilieva (Russia)

Dancer, actress, choreographer
Katrina Vasilieva (Russia)

Katrina Vasilieva (Russia)

Dancer, actress, choreographer

Katrina was born in Moscow, Russia. She grew up watching ballet, ice skating and gymnastics on TV, which made a strong impact on Katrina's upbringing. She started dancing at the age of 5 and fell absolutely in love with theatre. She performed for the first time as a snowflake in The Nutcracker.
Her dancing career developed from then and after graduating at the top of the class at the Dancing Academy, Katrina performed in the biggest theatres across the world as a principal dancer of Moisseyev Dance Company. At the same time, she appeared on children TV programs, in films, interviews and photoshoots.
She later appeared in the first ever Russian TV commercial and Pop Videos. After years of touring the world, she has ended up working in London's West End. She lives in the UK now and continues acting and dancing on stage and screen. She is very passionate about her career and considers her self blessed and privileged to work in the most exciting projects and with the best people in the industry.

Irina Mironova (United Kingdom)

Irina Mironova (United Kingdom)

Choreographer
Irina Mironova (United Kingdom)

Irina Mironova (United Kingdom)

Choreographer

Irina Mironova – choreographer, founder and director of the Kalinka Dance School in London.

Natalia Varkentina (Latvia)

Natalia Varkentina (Latvia)

Violinist, orchestral musician, teacher, founder of the Bishops Stortford School of Music
Natalia Varkentina (Latvia)

Natalia Varkentina (Latvia)

Violinist, orchestral musician, teacher, founder of the Bishops Stortford School of Music

Violinist, orchestral musician, teacher, founder of the Bishops Stortford School of Music.

DIMITAR KARNOLSKY JR  (Bulgaria)

DIMITAR KARNOLSKY JR (Bulgaria)

Composer, teacher, adjudicator, producer
DIMITAR KARNOLSKY JR  (Bulgaria)

DIMITAR KARNOLSKY JR (Bulgaria)

Composer, teacher, adjudicator, producer

A chairman of the Karnolsky Art Center and son of the famous Bulgarian composer Dimitar Karnolsky. He has been a member of the jury at many international festivals and competitions. He is also a producer of three international festivals: „Orpheus in Italy“, „Magia Italiana“ and „We are the 21st Century". Since 2009 he has been a producer and vocal coach at the vocal studio "Daga".
The record "Today is the Day" is his first joint production with Konstantin Angelov, which includes famous Bulgarian musicians, directors and producers.

Maria Veretenina (Estonia)

Maria Veretenina (Estonia)

Singer, dramatic coloratura soprano
Maria Veretenina (Estonia)

Maria Veretenina (Estonia)

Singer, dramatic coloratura soprano

Maria was born in Tallinn, currently she resides in the UK. She is a prizewinner of several prestigious vocal competitions. Maria has performed in Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Russia, Italy, Great Britain and other countries.

Olga Gelfand (Israel)

Olga Gelfand (Israel)

Producer
Olga Gelfand (Israel)

Olga Gelfand (Israel)

Producer

Olga Gelfand – producer “Olga Gelfand Productions”, an organizer of concert programs and festivals, the head of the Israeli delegations at the international festivals "Russian Song" in Moscow, a judge at the International festival-competition "Shine of Stars".
Chairman of Association «Moscow» (Israel), member of Coordinating Council of the Compatriots of Russia in Israel.

George Harliono (UK)

George Harliono (UK)

International Concert Pianist
George Harliono (UK)

George Harliono (UK)

International Concert Pianist

Since his concerto debut at the age of 12 George Harliono has performed alongside eminent artists such as Lang Lang and Denis Matsuev and has worked with many renowned conductors including Valery Gergiev, Alexander Sladkovsky, Evgeny Shestakov and Francesco Milioto.

Liz Dewhurst (UK)

Liz Dewhurst (UK)

The competitions and corporate administrator for EPTA UK
Liz Dewhurst (UK)

Liz Dewhurst (UK)

The competitions and corporate administrator for EPTA UK

Liz Dewhurst is the competitions and corporate administrator for EPTA UK. She also adjudicates local music Eisteddfodau in her home in South Wales.

Konstantin Lapshin (UK)

Konstantin Lapshin (UK)

International concert pianist
Konstantin Lapshin (UK)

Konstantin Lapshin (UK)

International concert pianist

Named “a very special talent” by Murray Perahia, London-based Russian pianist Konstantin Lapshin is an accomplished musician with a unique artistic vision. A prize-winner in more than 15 national and international competitions, Konstantin has given performances in all major concert halls of the UK, France and Russia.

Zbignev Zig Mroz (UK)

Zbignev Zig Mroz (UK)

Freelance photographer, tutor, consultant
Zbignev Zig Mroz (UK)

Zbignev Zig Mroz (UK)

Freelance photographer, tutor, consultant

Famous for his photographs of glass sculptures. He does various photography in a studio or on a location and uses negatives and digital media. Teaches photography at Richmond Adult Community College and works at Kingston University.

Shalva Kavtaradze (Georgia)

Shalva Kavtaradze (Georgia)

Choreographer and Director of Georgian Dance School Pesvebi
Shalva Kavtaradze (Georgia)

Shalva Kavtaradze (Georgia)

Choreographer and Director of Georgian Dance School Pesvebi

Shalva Kavtaradze – choreographer, dancer with over 20 years dancing experience. For 8 years he was dancing in the Georgian State Dance group. He has performed in France, Switzerland, England, Italy, Germany, Poland. In August 2000 he has established children dance group “Pesveni” in London. The group performed in many charity events in London.

Information

International Performing Arts Festival & Winter School
"A World of New Talents"

United Kingdom. London. 12 - 19 December 2018
Course structure: music (singing and instrumental), arts, performances.
Applications deadline: 1 November 2018  

Our past international course and performing arts festival took place between 9 -12 July 2018 at the Musica Nova Academy. It had a great success and a very positive feedback. Young artists from China alongside with British and Russian young musicians and artists took part in it. The course finished with a spectacular gala concert themed "Every Child is an Artist" dedicated to the International Children's Creativity Day at the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in the UK with young Chinese guests performing alongside with winners of the international festival and competition "Stars of the Albion 2018" from Great Britain, Russia, Latvia, Bulgaria and professors from Beijing String Academy and Musica Nova Academy in London. 

New Talents of the Winter Wonderland. Registration form (Download)

Stars of the Albion. Grand Prix 2019. General information.

Dates: 1-3 March 2019
Age category: Children from 6 y.o. & adults, no age limit  
Applications deadline: 1 January 2018 (International participants), 13 January 2019 (national participants)

Disciplines: 
• Singing (classical, contemporary, folk)
• Instrumental playing (solo and ensemble)
• Dance (ballet, modern, historical dance, street-dance)
• Music theatre
• Fringe theatre & One man show
• Performance in Fine Art
• Performance in Photography

     “Stars of the Albion” international performing arts festival & competition is the annual event which joins young extraordinary talented musicians and dancers from across the world. The project forms a unique bridge connecting different cultures and in particular of Russia and Great Britain. It aims to provide valuable opportunities for young emerging artists to perform, learn, communicate and develop. 
     The project is organised and promoted by Musica Nova, the International Academy of Music, a leading bilingual establishment in London to offer music education to children (from 4 years old) and adults from early start to advanced professional level. It is held under the Patronage of the World Association of Performing Arts (WAPA). 
    The 6th international performing arts festival & competition “Stars of the Albion. Grand Prix 2019” will be held on 1-3 March 2019 in London. It consists of two Rounds. The first one is based on video recordings (DVD/YouTube). The second Round is opened to the public and is held at concert venues across London with the final Gala concert of winners and celebrity guests at the prestigious Britten Theatre in central London.
45 soloists and 20 theatre and dance groups will be selected to come to London to participate in the II round. This year we are expecting participants from United Kingdom, Russia, France, USA, Canada, Israel, Portugal, Spain, Malta, Philippines, India, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Latvia, Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia and Ghana to participate in the competition. 
     Participation in this contest is open to artists from 6 years old with no age limit and is divided between age categories, with two options of participation as amateur or professional performers. All styles and genres can be presented for the competition programme. This year the event will be held at the beginning of the “Maslenitsa”, one of the major traditional spring festival’s in Russia. A valuable prize has been allocated for the best performances based on music by Russian composers. 
The adjudication panel is comprised of famous musicians, composers, producers and artists, international judges. 
A TOTAL PRIZE FUND: £2500
We are looking forward to welcome you to our events 
& to extraordinary discoveries of the “Stars of the Albion” project!

Registration Form (Download)


17-21 December 2018 - 1st Round by audio/video recordings (international participants) 
25-28 January 2019 - 1st Round by audio/video recordings (national participants)

Thursday, 28 February 2019 - arrival

Friday, 1 March 2019
18.30 - Opening Night of “Stars of the Albion. Grand Prix 2019”
Featuring outstanding young talents, laureates of “Stars of the Albion” festivals and distinguished international musicians, adjudicators of the competition:
Venue address: Concert Artistes' Association, 20 Bedford Street, London WC2E 9HP (venue is a subject of confirmation)

Saturday, 2 March 2019
11.00-18.00 1st day of the 2nd Round of the competition
(music: vocal, instrumental | dance), master classes & excursion (optional), free time, cultural programme.
Venues: Mission of Rossotrudnichestvo | Russia House in the UK, 37 Kensington High Street, London W8 5ED
Musica Nova Academy, 88 Cromer Street WC1H 8DG
19.00 – 21.00 Evening concert of a celebrity jury member
Venue address: Mission of Rossotrudnichestvo | Russia House in the UK
37 Kensington High Street, London W8 5ED

Sunday, 3 March 2019, 10.00–16.00 2nd day of the 2nd Round of the competition (music | dance solo and ensembles, theatre, performing arts competition)

18.30-21.00 AWARDS CEREMONY & GALA CONCERT

Of winners of the “Stars of the Albion. Grand Prix 2019” 6th International Performing Arts Festival & Competition

With the participation of celebrity guest artists and ensembles. Venue address: Britten Theatre, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS (venue is a subject of confirmation)

Monday, 4 March 2019 - Departure

“Stars of the Albion”
A free choice of repertoire and languages.
For participants applying for the "Maslenitsa" award and performance prize each song in both rounds should be performed in Russian or to be written by a Russian
composer. 
The repertoire may include a classical or "The Old Russian Style" (Starinnyi Russkii) romance. 
All compositions should be performed from memory and on the original language. 

“Stars of the Albion. New Talents World”
A free choice of repertoire and languages.
Requirements for a maximum total duration of compositions performed: 

Dance: 6 minutes  
Singers: 8 minutes 

Instrumentalists: 
Amateur category - 12 minutes (a minimum duration is 5 minutes), 
Professional category - 20-22 minutes 
Theaters: 25-27 minutes 
One Man Show: 15 minutes
Performance in Fine Art and Performance in Photography
-Artistic embroidery, macrame decoration
-Decorative and applied art and crafts
-Painting (oil, watercolor, gouache, pastel, mixed technique)
-Drawing
-Photography

Each piece can be no larger than 75 x 85 inches (192 x 218 centimeters). 
Diptych, Triptych: A work made up of multiple pieces can be up to 168 inches (427 centimeters) wide, as long as each part is no larger than 75 x 85 inches (192 x 218 centimeters).
All of the images that you will be submitting are images of original artwork created by yourself or are artworks created by an artist who authorized you to submit the images on his/her behalf.
We will have the right to publish and retain images of your artwork selected by the jurors on our website and other advertising channels to promote future competitions and your artwork. 
1st Round. A maximum of 6 images, a minimum of 3.
Based on digital images sent to us with the following specifications:
Each image must be at least 72 dpi and 200 KB.
The shortest side of the image must be at least 338 pixels. 
All entries must be JPG format.
Each image should not exceed 5MB and should be smaller than 7500 x 7500 pixels.
2nd Round. A maximum of 3 works.
If you are selected to the second round, your work must be framed or stretched. You are responsible for the cost of this if the work arrives unframed/unstretched. Framed work must be framed in a similar manner; the frames do not have to be identical, but they must be very similar. It is your responsibility to make sure that your artwork is adequately wired and ready to hang.  
The applicant is liable for all costs in connection with insurance, postage, transportation to and from competition venue(s), preparation of their works for an exhibition.  


The contestants at all rounds will be judged by well-known artists, musicians and representatives of media.
Winners of the "Stars of the Albion. Grand Prix 2019" will be invited to perform at the final Gala concert with participation of celebrity guest artists.

DANCE maximum 40 points (1 – 10)
• Performance – technique, style, relevance of the repertoire performed to the age criteria of participant.
• Artistic expression, interpretation.
• Choreography
• Stage presentation, costume, attitude.

SINGING maximum 40 points (1 – 10)
• Technique – pitch and intonation, tone colour and tone quality, sound projection and microphone technique (contemporary style).
• Artistic interpretation, expression and musicianship.
• Choice of repertoire, difficulty level.
• Stage presentation, costume, attitude.

INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE 40 points (1 – 10)
• Performance technique, intonation (n/a for piano), quality of tone and virtuosity.
• Artistic interpretation, expression and character, musicianship.
• Choice of repertoire and difficulty level.
• Stage presentation, attitude.

FRINGE THEATRE, MUSIC THEATRE, ONE MAN SHOW 40 points (1 – 10)
Small forms, mono theatrical plays.
• Performance mastership – development of the theme, quality of artistic interpretation.
• Culture of performance – technique, articulation, movement, stage presentation.
• Scenery, stage decorations, costumes.

Performance in Photography
• Concept, originality, artistic quality, composition, construction, use of light, expressiveness, costumes, makeup and hairstyle.

Compelling idea 
• Creativity/ originality, Composition, Communication and emotional impact, Design principles/Technique (craftsmanship)

• £500 - Grand Prix.
• I place – Golden trophy and cash prize of £70.
• II place – Silver trophy.
• III place – Bronze trophy.
• £100 - A special prize for the best performance/composition on music by a Russian composer.
• Concert prizes (performances throughout the year) are awarded to the Grand Prix winner and laureates of the 1st and 2nd places.
• “Maslenitsa Performance Prize” nominated by Ensemble Productions to take part in the Gala concert of the “Maslenitsa” International Festival of Russian Culture in London.
• A SPECIAL STAR PRIZE - a separate category of participation for those singers wishing to further compete to represent GB at the "Slaviansky Bazar" international singing contest 2019 in Belorussia.
• Special prizes for the best dance/vocal number or choreography / costume / stage presence.
• Special prizes and diplomas for the best artistic work and the best photography.
• A “Young Future Talent of Stars of the Albion” Diploma for the youngest contestant.
• Diploma of appreciation to teachers and directors.
• All participants will receive Diplomas and memorable presents.

1. All works must be performed from the memory except the ensemble category.
2. The competitors (except pianists) may bring their own accompanists, and, if so, must mention it in the application form. Alternatively, the Org. Committee can provide accompanists.
3. Participants are allowed to participate in several nominations.
4. Selected participants will receive awards in accordance with all listed nominations and age categories.
5. The adjudicators reserve the right not to award 1-3 prizes to competitors if they consider that the level of participants is not suitable for awarding the prize.
6. The selected participants, winners of the contest will be invited to perform at the final Gala concert.
7. The Adjudicators’ decision is final.
Technical requirements:
1. Participants must provide a quality backing track on USB flash drive or live accompaniment. It is required to send all backing tracks at least 2 weeks prior to the competition to starsofthealbion@gmail.com.
2. Every recording should be presented on a separate bearer with the indication of the piece title, name of the lyricist, composer as well as the name of the contestant or a group of contestants and duration of the piece.
3. It is not acceptable for singers to perform with the pre-recorded singing backing track.
4. The representatives of each country provide also a national flag (105 – 70 cm).
Based on the marks scored, each participant will be awarded diplomas & prizes.

Registration fee*: Registration fee is non-refundable.

INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS
* £60 – registration fee per person (solo category), £35 per person (2 – 4 people), £20 per person (for group of 5 and more people)
* £25 – ticket to the final Gala concert and awards ceremony
* £tbc as requested by participant – video recording of gala show
* £40 – photographs
* £30 – rehearsal with the staff accompanist (30 minutes)
* Accommodation in the 3* or 4* hotel (from £390 for 4 nights) with continental breakfast.
* Transfers from/to the airport – from £120
Free of charge rehearsal studio**
Special package: £500 for 4 nights (including registration fee, accommodation in the 3* hotel with continental breakfast (4* with additional fee of £15 per night), half day excursion in Central London.
As per request of the participant we can organize transfer to and from the hotel to the airport/ train station and an individual program of your stay in London.
Travel expenses to / from UK and travel insurance are the sole responsibility of the participant.

NATIONAL PARTICIPANTS
* £40 per person (solo category), £25 per person (2-4 people), £15 per person (5 and more people)
* £20-£25 – ticket to the final Gala concert and awards ceremony
* £tbc – video recording of gala show
* £40 – photographs
* £30 – rehearsal with the staff accompanist (30 minutes)
* Accommodation in the hotel

* Free of charge rehearsal studio**

Additionally:
*Music/Dance/Drama Master Classes (£50.00 per person in category solo and £30.00 for members of ensembles or groups).
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Dear organisers,
I am writing to express our gratitude for organisation of All Britain Youth Festival-Contest of Performing Arts "Stars of the Albion".
Participation in your project was a wonderful experience for us. We are looking forward to our future co-operation and will be delighted to take part in any cultural events you may organise.

Yours sincerely
Viktoria
Matryoshki UK Team

The Stars Of The Albion Festival is a great opportunity for musicians, singers and dancers to show their talents in a real, vivid competition for the first place against other worthy competitors. It is also organised in the capital of England which gives the participants an opportunity to perform on a big stage for the talented youth of the world. A huge thank you to all the people that organised this great festival. It gave my son an opportunity to earn his first cash prize in a competition. The sum has pleasantly surprised us.

Marina (parent)

Our partners

Principal Partner Россотрудничество
Principal Partner Russian Community Council
Principal Partner ISM
Principal Partner Ensemble productions
Principal partner Rockschool
Principal Partner Feodor
Principal Partner Stolle
Principal Partner Svoi
Principal Partner VIP Tour
Principal partner WAPA
Principal Partner Kalinka
Principal Partner Lustica Bay
Principal Partner Tour Service Ltd
Principal Partners Lia Summers
Principal Partner Pavitra
Principal Partner Vinokurov Studio
Awards Sponsor Britannia Business Consulting
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Print&Design Partner Next Print Design
Media Partner Business Курьер
Media Partner Angliya
Media Partner Пульс Uk
Media Partner Russia Profile
Media Partner Radio Rassian Beat
General Partner Dance school "Kalinka"
General Partner Russian School "Znaniye"
General Partner Russian Voluntary Bureau
General Partner ECC Educational & Cultural Centre
General Partner Russian Children World
Catering Partner Tamada
Catering Partner Walnut & Spice

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International Academy of Music

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