The  company TESSA is oficial representative of Festalonia Milenio in Kazakhstan

FIESTALONIA-ALMATY international competition organized by the leading festiva lOrganizing Committee in Europe  FIESTALONIA MILENIO with the support of Akimat Almaty city, Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Department of Education of Almaty, according to the culture of Almaty department.

The competition is held under the patronage of the Russian Academy of Music named after the Gnesins (Moscow, Russia); Institute of Culture and Arts (Moscow State University – (Moscow, Russia)) Conservatory of Barcelona (Spain); Paris Academy of Dance and Acting (Paris, France). At this contest, the members of the admission commissions of the above-mentioned universities are present as juries. The abbreviation of these universities is placed on the diplomas of the contest participants.

The time of competition

09-12 APRIL 2020г. Almaty, Kazakhstan
08-11 APRIL 2021г. Almaty, Kazakhstan


The leading competition committee in Europe organizes an international competition in Almaty, the cultural capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

The international composition of the jury of certified experts and cultural figures with a world-wide reputation (such a judiciary arrives in Kazakhstan for the first time!);

Prerequisite is the presence of a producer at the competition;

A system of assessments that guarantees the highest quality of refereeing;

Trainings, master classes, round tables with leading specialists and teachers;

Free master classes for all participants of the competition and their teachers;

Seminar with teachers, work on the mistakes of the competitiOn;

50% discount for all participants in the contest Fiestalonia Almaty to take part in international competitions in Spain, Italy and France;

The possibility of paying only a competitive fee;

The possibility of payment in the office in Almaty;

The possibility of booking a full package of services, including hotel accommodation, meals and transfers;

Great scenes and other conditions for demonstrating their own capabilities;

Official international numbered diplomas with the results of the competition are awarded not only to collectives, but also to each individual participant a personal nominal diploma is issued;

Participants of master classes receive certificates of European design;

Heads and sponsors of collectives receive personal letters of appreciation on the official number plate of the Kingdom of Spain;

Co-organizer of the competition are the akimat Almaly district, Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Conservatory of Barcelona (Spain), Department of Education of Almaty, Department of Culture in Almaty, CID UNESCO | ACAVe | British International Federation of International Festivals | European Dance Council | Institute of Culture and Arts of Moscow City Pedagogical University | Gnessin Russian Academy of Music, as well as a member of the International Fiestalonia Federation For Choral Music;

The best performers will be invited to international competitions in Spain, Italy, France, Kazakhstan and Georgia;

A special prize of the President Fiestalonia Milenio – free participation in international competitions in Spain, France, Italy, Kazakhstan and Georgia;

The possibility of attracting to tour activities in Europe.


Popularization of Kazakhstan at the international level;

Increase the performance level of collectives and search for new creative individuals;

Strengthening of cultural ties between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the European Union;

Strengthening of diverse cultural ties, creating a creative atmosphere for professional communication of participants in the contest, sharing experiences and repertoire;

The discovery of new names and talents;

Attraction of musical producers and managers for the organization of the subsequent concert tours of the participants of this festival in Spain, France, Italy and Kazakhstan.


GROUP (A1) – instrumental music (soloists, ensembles, orchestras)

piano solo, piano ensembles for one instrument (the performance of the program on two instruments is not allowed);
academic string, string-stringed instruments (violin, viola, cello, double bass, etc.);
folk instruments: button accordion, accordion, string-bow, string-pinch, string-plector string-percussion, etc .;
wind instruments;
GROUP (A2) – Kazakh folk instruments.

String plucked: dombyra, sherter, zhetigen, bass dombyra, prima;
Strings are bowed: prima kobyz, kyl kobyz, bass kobyz, alt kobyz;
Brass: sybyzgy, saz syrnay, muyz syrnay, tastauyk, uskirik;
Reed: shan kobyz;
Percussion: double, dangyra, dauylpaz;
Singing with dombra.

Your one’s own choice, 1 piece
Competition work should not be longer than 5 minutes
The declared program must strictly comply with the execution at the competition: the program must not be changed;
Performance under the phonogram is not allowed;
There are no restrictions on the status of the participant (for example: music school, music academy, music college, conservatory, amateurs or private tuition. Professionals and amateurs are evaluated in different categories).
GROUP (B1) – choral art B1.1. mixed B1.2. incomplete mixed / chamber; B1.3. homogeneous; B1.4 children.)

academic vocals;
folk vocals;
folk (authentic) vocals;
pop vocals;
jazz vocals;

One piece to choose from – with music or a capella (no more than 5 minutes).
GROUP (B2) – vocals (ensembles, soloists, duets, trios, quartets, quintets)

academic vocals;
folk vocals;
folk (authentic) vocals;
jazz vocals;
pop vocals.

Collectives, soloists, duets and small forms represent only one competition number with a duration of no more than 5 minutes.
A work that characterizes the capabilities of performers.
All songs must be recorded on flash-media in MP3 format;
Be sure to specify in the application soloists, duets, and small forms (from three to five people);
GROUP (C) – choreographic groups and soloists

classical dance;
folk choreography, folk stylized dance, ethnic dance;
ballroom dancing;
sports dances (hip-hop, disco, techno, street, electric boogie, break dance, pop locking, as well as other street styles);
modern choreography (jazz, modern, neoclassical, etc.);
pop dance;
East Dance;
children’s dance;
street dance;
social dance (Argentine tango, Balboa, Bachata, Boogie Woogie, Waltz, West Coast Swing, Zook, Irish network dancing, Country, Kizomba, Lindy Hop, Car, Merengue, Reggaeton, Rueda, Salsa, Samba de Gafeeira, Semba, forró, hustle and others).

Collectives, soloists, duets and small forms represent only one competition number with a duration of no more than 5 minutes.
All songs must be recorded on flash-media in MP3 format
Be sure to indicate in the application soloists, duets, and small forms (from three to five people)
There are no restrictions on the status of the participant (ballet school, dance academies, choreographic faculties of universities, and others)



GROUP A1 and A2

I) – 7-9 years
Ii) – 10-12 years
III) – 13-15 years
Iv) – 16-19 years
V) – 19-25 years
VI) – over 25 years old
VII) – mixed category for orchestras
GROUPS B1 and B2

I) – 7-9 years
Ii) – 10-12 years
III) – 13-15 years
Iv) – 16-19 years
V) – 19-25 years
VI) – over 25 years old
VII) – mixed category for choirs and vocal groups

I) younger than 9 years old
Ii) 10 – 12 years
III) 13 – 15 years
Iv) 16 – 19 years old
V) 20 – 25 years
VI) from 26 years
Mixed age category Mixta
The international European competition in Kazakhstan Fiestalonia-Almaty always invites the most professional and competent members of the jury for a competition of this magnitude.

The composition of the jury is staffed by outstanding artists, educators and producers. The exact list of jury members will be published closer to the beginning of the competition.

in 2019 there were following jury


Elena Kuzmina (Russia) – Honored Artist of Russia, singer, composer, teacher, director and producer. Professor of pop vocal at GITIS. Counseling teacher at the studio “Fidget”. Winner of many pop-jazz festivals. Conducts master classes in pop vocal, both in Russia and abroad.
She will hold a master class for all participants in the vocal block of the competition on the theme “Vocal phonopedic gymnastics”.







Nikoloz Kherkhadze (Грузия) – Teacher of the history of Georgian choreography, holder of the Order of Honor, founder and leader of the choreographic ensemble “Lile” at the society of the Union of the Deaf Georgia, chief choreographer of the dance school – studio “Sukhishvili”.
He will hold a master class for all participants of the choreographic block of the competition on the theme “Opening the character in dance”. 




Luca Ferrara – One of the most famous conductors in the world. He directed symphonic orchestras in Germany, Spain, France, Austria and Italy. He is the musical director of the theater “Alfonso Rendano “and is looking for young talents.

Gian Luca Pasolini – vocalist, performed on prestigious stages in the world. In the concert hall of the Vatican, he performed the famous Ave Maria for the Pope. A star with a rich voice. Today he is one of the most popular tenors in the world.

Peter Bence – Pianist, champion books highscores Guinness. One of the most innovative musicians of our time. He is motivated by the spirit of creativity and musical imagination. Musician, composer, songwriter, arranger and producer.

Germano De Rossi – Teacher and choreographer. The winner of the international competition dedicated to Holy Jubilee 2000 among professionals. She is currently working in a leading school of ‘Dance Department ‘and other prestigious schools in Italy and abroad.

Stefano Malferrari – musician-pianist. He toured the world as a Soloist Symphony Orchestra in Warsaw, Soloist Philharmonic of the Marche region (Italy). Today he is an assistant professor of piano at the Conservatory. Martini in Bologna.

Montserrat Marti – Musician, soprano, and educated at the conservatory at Gran Teatre de Liceo in Barcelona. The first soloist of the choir of the Bolshoi Theater of the Liceu of Barcelona. Soloist of the orchestra «La principal de la Bisbal »and« La Orquesta Maravella ».

Roberto Lori – choreographer, teacher, and rtist Opera and Ballet. The author of the choreography of a huge number of productions in different countries of the World. Teacher of master classes and workshops throughout the world. Member of the jury of prestigious international competitions.

Sofia Lozé – Prima ballerina of the Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet, the Moscow Kremlin Ballet and the National Ballet in Brussels. President of the Association AMSAR (Paris). President of the Gala Evening at the Paris Opera.

David Japaridze – President and founder of the Spanish festival Committee Fiestalonia – Milenio. Representative of the dance council of CID UNESCO in Spain. The Director of   Internationa Producing Center in London.

Daniel Candelas – World celebrity Flamenco. He has performed with such giants of flamenco as La Tani, Yolanda Cortes, Teo Barea and others. His creative career began 20 years ago, since then he has successfully toured across France, Romania, the USA, Holland, Australia. In France, Dani danced for Raffel Pages.

Irina Bronnikova – Professor of Art History, p rofessor music and singing at the conservatories of Barcelona and Girona, over 3 years led teaching at the Sorbonne University (Paris, France) on the world art culture.


The jury has the right to:
Not to award all prizes;
Share prizes between performers;
Award special prizes to teachers for outstanding achievements;
Decide on the termination of a speech that goes beyond the time limit;
The jury assesses the participants of the competition on a 100-point system, the final result consists of the average number of points received and the average of the intermediate ratings;
The decisions of the Jury are final and not subject to revision.
Rating Criteria:
Competition Evaluation Criteria – GROUP (A)

Degree of complexity of the repertoire;
Degree of virtuosity and technical freedom;
Scenic culture, artistry. creative individuality.
Competition evaluation criteria – GROUP (B1 and B2)

Clarity of intonation and sound quality;
The beauty of timbre and the power of voice;
Stage culture, artistry;
Performance skills, technology.
Competition Evaluation Criteria – GROUP (C)

Performance skills – technique of performing movements;
Compositional construction of the number;
Stage design (plastic, costume, props, performance culture);
Selection and matching of musical and choreographic material;
Artistry, the disclosure of the artistic image.


According to the genres of performance and nominations, the awards are divided into seven age groups:

Participants who scored up to 70 points become diplomas (copper diploma);
Participants who scored from 70 to 80 points – laureates of the third degree (bronze diploma);
Participants who scored from 81 to 90 points become the laureates of the second degree (silver diploma);
Participants who scored from 91 to 99 points become the laureates of the first degree (golden diploma);
Participants who scored 100 points become the Grand Prize Winners of the FIESTALONIA-ATMATY Competition (Platinum Diploma).


Program “International European Competition in Kazakhstan Fiestalonia-Almaty”
11th of April 
16:00 registration of applications;
18:00 – speech by the President of the international competitive movement (Spain).

12th of April
* 09: 00 start of competitive viewing participating in categories: A, B1, B2

13th of April
9:00 – master classes:
round table (workshop)
* 11:00 – beginning of the contest viewing pop vocal and choreography (group B2 and C).

14th of April
* 18: 00 – Gala-awarding of finalists and solemn awarding.

* Gala awards will be held with the participation of the winners selected by the organizing committee of the competition together with the jury. You will see brilliant jury members on the stage.

* Group lunches and dinners are possible during the competitive days.
Lunch: soup, second, salad, tea or compote. – 6.5 euro / person
Dinner: second, salad, tea or compote. – 6 euro / person

International European competition in Kazakhstan Fiestalonia-Almaty

The participation cost of the soloist is 105 euro / person.
The cost of participation of the duet is 80 euros / person.
The cost of participation of small forms (up to 5 people) is 70 euro / person.

Groups of 5-10 people, – 60 euro / person.
Groups from 11 people – 40 euros / person.
Groups from 25 people – 20 euros / person.
* if the application is submitted for participation in more than one nomination, then the additional nomination is paid as a separate participation


FREE group master class for teachers whose students take part in the competition; *
FREE workshop with teachers, work on the mistakes of the results of the competitive viewing.
The cost of an individual master class for teachers and participants with world-class masters: 120 euro / person. **


* Each teacher whose students participate in an international competition, is given the opportunity to participate free of charge in a group master class, the teacher receives a European international certificate of advanced training sigill direct you to an authorized representative in your country.

YIMG_3331ou can also contact our representatives in Kazakhstan.
The company TESSA
E-mail: tessafest.booking@gmail.com
Tel: +7 (727) 329 38 22
Mob: +7 (747) 647 22 06 (Calls to Kazakhstan and whatsapp)
Tel: +7 (499) 350 60 69 For calls from Russia


The deadline for applications is 50 days before the festival starts.
Deadline for payment is 45 days before the festival.
The number of participants is limited, upon the exhaustion of the limit of places the acceptance of applications may be terminated early.









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