28.06. – 01.07.2019

We will see and conquer Moscow!

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You want to show to the world

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Briefly about the festival – competition

The festival organizing committee TESSA will gather many talented people in the capital of Russia, Moscow. The ART HOLIDAYS competition provides a unique opportunity to take part in the competition, but also to take part in festival events, exchange experiences with participants from different countries, attend excursions, and feel the atmosphere of this international festival of music and art!

The Moscow stage will be a new level of creativity of singers and dancers. Show yourself, win the hearts of fans and enjoy a minute of glory! On the competition will come guys from Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan …

The jury is the leading artists of Russia and Kazakhstan!

Masterclasses from leading teachers are waiting for you. They will leverage your confidence and enrich them with new techniques.

For the duration of the competition, we will settle in a hotel in the area of Park Izmailovo.

Do you know that Park Izmailovo is the largest park of the capital of Russia?! You will have the opportunity to walk in a historic place, gain energy before the performance. And, of course, we will drive through summer Moscow and see its beauty!

On the recommendation of the jury, the best soloists and groups are awarded preferential invitations and certificates for participation in competitions and festivals in Kazakhstan, Europe, the United Arab Emirates and Russia!


“PRIZE OF THE JURY” – Certificate for a free trip to the “DUBAI DANCE OLYMPIC ”!



About Moscow

Moscow is the capital of Russia, its heart, one of the largest cities in the world, a bright, colorful, modern city, where everyone can find something interesting for themselves and where it is impossible to return without unforgettable impressions. Megapolis with the most powerful energy in the world is incredibly popular among tourists. Hundreds of amazing sights and scenic spots. The city has more than a hundred theaters and sixty museums. The Tretyakov Gallery is simply obliged to visit every guest of the capital. It exhibits the largest collection of Russian art.

Moscow is a city that will not leave anyone indifferent!



Festival organizing committee TESSA (Kazakhstan / Russia);




The dance School “UNIQE DANCE STUDIO” (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) – under the direction of Anna Gorbasheva conducts dance classes for girls. Your child with 3.5 learn: keep beautiful posture, be able to move to music in a different dance rhythm, learn the basics of professional choreography, jump, stretch, bend and develop your body, as well as play and be able to reincarnate in different roles and manage emotions . In our studio you are waiting for choreographers who will help your children to creatively and physically reveal themselves. Welcome to the wonderful world of music and DANCE!








The Moscow School “BE IN MUSIC” is a school for those who are ready to study music professionally. Restrictions on age, sex and nationality in school are not and never will be! Pupils are children, students and adults with whom they are engaged as with real musicians, on a professional level. For this, the school chose an in-depth study of several areas – vocals, piano, solfege and improvisation. There are regular concerts, master classes and interesting group classes.




Goals and objectives:

Strengthening cultural ties between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation;

Popularization of Kazakhstan in Russia;

Performance enhancement;

Discovery of new talents and their further promotion;

Creating a creative atmosphere for professional communication of participants in the competition, exchange of experience and repertoire;

To participate in the competition, we invite creative teams and individual performers from different countries. Pupils of children’s art schools, creative houses, children’s music schools, students of secondary education and other institutions in the sphere of culture and art can take part in the competition.

Age categories for participants of the competition, for all nominations, except for “CHOIRING SING”:

5.6 years

7-9 years

10-12 years

13-15 years old

16-19 years

19-25 years old

over 25 years old

mixed category

Competition nominations:

Group (A) Vocals: soloists, ensembles, duets, small forms, vocal ensembles from 6 to 11 people.

Participation is possible in the following vocal genres:

Academic vocal
Pop vocal
Folk singing


General  requirements:

Participants perform – 1 piece (a cappella) or with music, the timing should not exceed 5 minutes.

Group (B) Choral singing: (academic, folk, jazz, gospel)

Junior Choir (6-8 years)
Medium Choir (9-11 years old)
Senior Choir (12-16 years)
Mixed composition
General requirements:

Participants perform 2 works, the timing should not exceed 10 minutes.

A piece of your choice – with musical accompaniment;
A piece of your choice – a capella.
Group (C) Instrumental genre: soloists, ensembles, orchestras.

Folk instruments
Wind instruments
General requirements:

Participants perform – 1 piece, the timing of which must not exceed 5 minutes.

*** Rental of concert equipment is available for an additional fee!

Attention! It is not allowed to execute the program on two instruments.

Group (D) Choreography: soloists, ensembles

Participation is possible in the following genres and dance styles:

Folk dance
Folk stylized dance
Classical dance
Pop dance
Modern dance
Ballroom dance
Dance theater
Sport dance
General  requirements:

Participants provide 1 dance, the timing should not exceed 5 minutes.

Group (E) Fine  Arts  and ART and Crafts

General requirements:

Participants provide – 2 works, the format of no more than A3.

Various genres and techniques of works.

Rating Criteria:

Possession of compositional techniques

Creative individuality and skill of the author

Possession of the technique in which the work was done

Originality of design and execution

Color solution

Group (F) Artistic word – (NEW NOMINATION!)

General requirements:

The program of competitive performances should consist of works of classical and modern literature of a spiritual and moral nature. Speech time for readers is up to 5 minutes, for creative teams it’s up to 7 minutes.

Participants represent the following literary genres:

– Poetry

– Prose

Criteria for evaluation:

– Depth of comprehension of artistic material

– Sincerity, emotionality, expressiveness

– Stage culture. Appearance

Jury and awards:

The main jury is honored workers and leading experts in the field of culture of the UAE, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation.
Олег ГапоновОleg Gaponov (Russia)

Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation, Associate Professor of the Bayan and Accordion Chair of the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music. She performs with master classes in Russia and abroad. Member of the jury of various performing competitions. He conducts a great educational work as president of the Society of Hungarian Music and Music Pedagogy



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Anna Gorbasheva (UAE)

Professional ballet dancer, teacher – choreographer, choreographer. She graduated from Almaty Choreographic School. Seleznev and the State Institute of Theater and Cinema. The soloist of the ensemble of classical dance “Young Ballet of Almaty” under the direction of Bulat Ayuhanov. She danced solo parts and variations in the ballets Giselle, Don Quixote, Nutcracker, Carmen, Swan Lake and others. Founder of UNIQUE DANCE STUDIO in Dubai. Anna is a permanent jury member of our contests. Due to numerous requests from our participants, this year arrives in Moscow.


Наталья Бражникова

Natalya Brazhnikova (Russia)

Russian pianist, winner of international competitions. Professor of the Chamber Ensemble and String Quartet of the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music. Member of the jury of numerous international competitions performers. He regularly conducts master classes in Russia, Great Britain and Austria. He is the organizer and director of the All-Russian Competition of Performing Musicians “Music. Talent. Opening”



Елена Барыкина

Elena Barykina (Russia)

Singer, vocal teacher, Head of the Moscow School of Music “bE IN MUSIC”. Winner of International Vocal Competitions and Festivals, artist-vocalist of various author, ethno and cover projects (musical “Hairspray” (Broadway dreams (Stage Entertainment); “Sinlight Band”; “Bis Band”; “Trio of the Kral”; “Elena Barykina & Friends “And others). Education: Business School RMA (Music Production), Kiev Academy of Variety and Circus Arts named after LI Utesov (Artist-vocalist, vocal teacher), Kiev Music Institute named after RM Glier (Musical art). COURSES: Estill Voice Training (step 1), Jazz scat singing – Bob Stoloff, Course 24 – Irina Tsukanova, The contemporary singer – Berklee College of Music, Singing s uccess 360 – Brett Manning.

Ольга Ершова

Olga Ershova (Russia)

Choreographer, teacher and choreographer, candidate of pedagogical sciences, associate professor of the social and cultural activities of the Moscow City Pedagogical University and the Moscow State Institute of Culture and Arts. He teaches “Stage Movement and Plastic” and “Fundamentals of Dance Culture. She worked as a ballet dancer at the Theater of Plastic Drama under the direction of Giedrus Mackevičius, choreographer of the show programs of the campaign “Louis Cruise Lines” (Cyprus). One of the first in 1997, opened a school-studio of social dance “Oler” in Moscow.



Alexandra Karginova (Russia)

Singer, pianist, vocal teacher, piano, solfege and improvisation, head of the Moscow School of Music “bE IN MUSIC”. She graduated from the Gnessin RAM with a special piano class and studied jazz vocal improvisation with the American teacher and multi-instrumentalist Bob Stoloff. She passed master classes at JD Walter and a webinar of Ukrainian singer and teacher Irina Tsukanova. She is currently working on her own projects, realizing both of her talents in them – singers and pianists.



Ольга Грибкова

Olga Gribkova (Russia)

Doctor of Education. Professor of the Department of Musical Art of the Institute of Culture and Arts, Moscow City Pedagogical University. Leading Russian teacher of vocal and choral art. Winner of international competitions: in Italy, Spain, Israel, China, Austria, UK. Regularly conducts master classes in Russia and abroad



Айдар Ахмадиев

Aidar Akhmadiev (Kazakhstan)

He graduated from the Almaty Ballet School. A. Selezneva. Aidar is now a graduate student at the Moscow State Academy of Choreography, who teaches folk dance at the Summer School for Foreign Students at the Moscow State Academic Academy of Arts, at the Russian school of art by Maria Volodina “Grand ballet”, at the Exemplary Ballet Studio “Fouetté”. Gives individual choreography lessons for children and adults.





Form of the competition:

– Participants are evaluated in each nomination based on age according to the following criteria:

* the degree of complexity of the repertoire;

* degree of virtuosity and technical freedom;

* stage culture, artistry, creative individuality.


– Decisions of the jury can not be appealed!

– The jury assesses the performance by closed ballot.

– Electronic scoring;

– The Organizing Committee is not responsible for the decision of the jury;

– Participants are awarded with international diplomas in English and receive the title of laureates of I, II, III – degree + award plaque, diplomas of participant I, II, III – degree, GRAND – PRIX;

– Diploma holders and team members receive commemorative medals from our partner UNIQE DANCE STUDIO;

Also, the organizing committee and partners of the competition will establish special diplomas and memorable prizes in the following nominations:








“PRIZE OF THE JURY” – Certificate for a free trip to the “DUBA OLYMPIC DUBA” (November 2019)


Program for groups who need accommodation:

1st day 28.06. – (Friday)

Meeting at the airport in the early morning. Sightseeing tour of Moscow. Transfer to the hotel;

– Hotel accommodation

14:00 – Lunch

18:00 – Meeting with the organizers;

20:00 – Dinner

2nd day 29.06. – (Saturday).

08:00 – Breakfast;

09:00 – Rehearsals. Competitive auditions nominations Instrumental genre and vocal, as well as an exhibition – competition of works.

13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch.

14:00 -15: 00 – Master class on vocals from the partner of the competition and a member of the jury “Elena Barykina”

15:00 -17: 30 – Rehearsals. Competition in the nomination “Choreographic Art”.

18:00 – 19:30 – Master – Class on Choreography from the jury member Aydar Akhmadiev on the topic: “Russian folk stage dance”

20:00 – Dinner

3rd day 30.06. – (Sunday)

08:00 – Breakfast;

09:00 – Free time. Optional optional excursions. (See price list of excursions)

13:00 – Lunch

15:00 – Rehearsal Gala – concert.

17:00 – Gala – a concert of laureates. Solemn rewarding.

20:00 – Dinner.

4th day 01.07. – (Monday)

08:00 – Breakfast.

Check out home.

Upon request, each group can extend the number of days of stay by informing the organizing committee of their desire.

A more detailed program will be sent to each performer and team by mail 1 week before the competition.

COST OF ACCOMMODATION from June 28 to July 1, 2019

Accommodation in rooms (2 and 3-seater) – 145 usd / person (54 000 kzt / person)

Accommodation in rooms (4 and 5 local) – 135 usd / person (49,200 kzt / person)

The price includes: accommodation (from June 28 (12:00) to July 1 (12:00)), 3 meals a day, group sightseeing tour of Moscow on the day of arrival.

Additional day – 40 usd / person (15 000 kzt / person)

Transfer is calculated individually on request!

*** On a group of 25 people, 1 supervisor for free!


Solo participation in all nominations 16 000 kzt / 45 usd
Arts and Crafts 12 000 kzt / 35 usd
Duets 10 000 kzt / 30 usd per person
Small forms (from 3 to 5 people) 7 000 kzt / 20 usd per person
Team (from 6 or more people) 5 000 kzt / 15 usd per person
Primary requirements:

Preparation and holding of the competition is carried out by the Organizing Committee;

Professional photo and video shooting is possible only by agreement with the organizing committee. If there is no agreement, the participants who violated the rules are not allowed to the competition!

The Organizing Committee has the right to use and distribute (without paying fees to participants and guests of the competition) audio and video recordings, printed and other types of products produced during the events of the competition and on its results;

Each participant has the right to voice advertising of his sponsor (agreed in advance);

When evaluating competitive performances, light accompaniment (various special lighting effects) is not taken into account.

For vocal groups it is allowed to use their own radio microphones or headsets;

The performance of vocalists under the phonogram “plus” is prohibited;

It is prohibited to use phonograms in which the main part of the soloist is duplicated in the backing vocals;

In each nomination there can be up to 30% of participants from a different age group;

Replacing the repertoire during the competition is prohibited!

Submitted materials are non-refundable!

To participate in the festival – competition, you should send the following documents to the email address:

1) Application Form in the format (Excel);

2) Artistic photo of the team or soloist;

3) If  you need phonogram, please send the track to the organizing committee in advance. Please, have a copy of phonogram on USB !

4) Pay the registration fee, thereby confirming your participation;

5)  Rooming list of your deligation;

6) Payment for accommodation and other additional services (Transfer: Airport – Hotel – Airport if necessary,  excursions)

Our contacts:

tel. +7 (727)329 38 22

mob. +7 747 647 22 06


We are located in Qazaqstan: 

Almaty, Brusilovsky st. 34, 3rd floor

See you at the competition!


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