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EUROPEAN GRAND DANCE CUP 2022
The finals
Hause of Cultire
Constanta * Romania


ART-STYLES:
* SHOW DANCE / OPEN
* MODERN / CONTEMPORARY 
* LYRICAL
* BALLET
* STREET DANCE / MTV / K-POP
* MUSICAL / JAZZ
* ETNO / FOLKLORE / BOLLIWOOD / ORIENT DANCE
* ACROBATIC DANCE

Age:
* MINI /4-8,99 years old/
* KIDS /9-11,99 years old/
* JUNIOR /12-15,99 years old/
* SENIOR /16-35 years old/
* VETERANS /up to 35 years old/

Categories/time:
* SOLO - 2:00
* DUO/TRIO - 2:00
* GROUP /3-7 dancers/ - 3:00
* FORMATION /8-12 dancers/ - 4:00
* BIG FORMATION /up to 12 dancers/ - 4:00
* PRODUCTION /mix of age, up to 1 dancer/ - 5:00

The fees:
Participation fee:
* Solo - 30 € for each dance
* Duo/trio - 20 € per participant for each dance
* Group / Formation - 10 € per participant for each

The classical dance studies are mandatory for all participants in the Ballet Solo category. 
An additional fee of 15€ will be payed for this category.

REGISTRATION HERE

The maximum scores are 30 points: 
10 - dance technic
10 - composition, music, interpretation
10 - image, originality, innovative, costumes, difficulty

The scores are written electronically in tablets and the results are displayed immediately after the end of the category.
The results are published on the same day on the competition website.

All participants must register no later than 2 June 2022. 
All participants may enter one or multiple entries in any categories. 
Number of entries will be on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to the amount of performance time available.

For accomodation you can make the contact with
Porumboiu Alexandra on Viber: +40726313415

For Saturday 11.06.2022: WORKSHOPS program:
           STUDIO 1
9:30-11:00- CLASSICAL STUDIES JUNIORS
11:30-12:30- CLASSICAL STUDIES MINI

12:30- 14:30- LUNCH BREAK

14:30- 15:30- CLASSICAL STUDIES KIDS
16:00- 17: 30- CLASSICAL STUDIES SENIORS

           STUDIO 2
10:00- 11:00- WORKSHOP CONTEMPORARY - MINI& KIDS
11:30 - 12:30- WORKSHOP LYRICAL - JUNIORS & SENIORS

12:30- 14: 30 - LUNCH BREAK

14:30- 15:30- WORKSHОP CONTEMPORARY JUNIORS & SENIORS
16:00- 17:00- WORKSHОP LYRICAL MINI& KIDS



Good luck!

Bank details in euro:
BFSDD „ЕRА-3000”
Adress: Bulgaria, Plovdiv 4000, „Ivan Vazov“56
NI: 160102683
Bank account: FIBANK
Sofia 1797, bul. "Dragan Tsankov" №37
BIC/SWIFT: FINVBGSF
IBAN: BG75FINV91502016596475
Kremena Atanasova Antonova
object: name of competition + name of participant / school

Organizers have the right to make changes if needed.

WORKSHOPS
The classical dance studies are mandatory for all participants in the Ballet Solo category. 
Workshops are not mandatory. Participants can book in advance their classes (time and date to be defined).

DANCE  CATEGORIES:
*  BALLET
Students age 10 and under are strictly prohibited from performing en pointe.
Dancers competing in this category with a Solo moment will perform in classical dance studies. This class is mandatory for their final grade. In classical dance, the dancers will receive a grade for studies and one for variation . 
The choice of every classical dance piece is free for every participant. We highly recommend choosing age-appropriate choreography. Participants/their teachers are responsible for all of their choreography and music copyrights.

*  MODERN/CONTEMPORARY 
Modern/Contemporary style should incorporate methods and techniques that are founded within the techniques of ballet, modern dance or postmodern dance, and the use of dance styles and techniques which are based on renowned expression of choreographers including: Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Merce Cunningham, Lester Horton, Alvin Ailey , Wayne McGregor.
Excessive use of acrobatic moves in this category may be penalized.

*  LYRICAL
Lyrical dance is a dance style that combines elements of ballet and modern. A lyrical dancer uses movements to express strong emotions. This choreography should demonstrate balance, extension, isolations, and control utilizing the lyrics or mood of the music. Music with vocals and lyrics is preferred but not a rule.
Excessive use of acrobatic moves in this category may be penalized.

* SHOW DANCE / OPEN
A choreography presenting a combination of disciplines or an original individual style, dynamic with a narrative and a cohesive theme.

* ETNO / FOLKLORE 
The dance will show the typical style of dance from a certain country/countries. A traditional dance wearing traditional shoes should be entered into the national and folklore sections. The folkloric dance tradition must be preserved. The costumes and music must reflect the tradition of the country of origin.

* MUSICAL/JAZZ
In this category jazz dance elements and techniques are required. As long as the jazz dance vocabulary is used, the music can vary from classic jazz, theatre jazz, Latin jazz to modern-day music.
Musical theatre is a form of  performance that should combine acting and dance. The story and the emotional content of a musical - humor, pathos, love, anger - should be communicated through the choreography.
Excessive use of acrobatic moves in this category may be penalized.

* ACROBATIC DANCE
A choreography combining acrobatic elements/tricks and dance. Acrobatics and gymnastics should only be used if they are properly integrated and do not dominate the routine. Acrobatic Dance may contain flexibility moves or contortionist moves while it must contain dance moves, steps and choreography. A clear dance choreography must be present throughout the whole routine.

* STREET DANCE/MTV/K-POP
Street dance includes a wide range of styles made popular in the USA. This dance style can be seen in MTV music videos, advertising campaigns, on TV and in films.  The accent is on presentation, style, expression, and performance.
Abusive language and violent expressions are forbidden in music and performance.

* PRODUCTION NUMBER:
This choreography must have a clear theme or story which takes the viewer on an imaginary journey that has a beginning, middle and end. All dance styles are allowed. Choreography should be built up on idea and creativity accompanied by appealing costumes, strong presentation and expression.

NOTE: If a routine is registered and performs in an incorrect discipline as declared by the judges, it will be moved to the correct discipline. There won’t be a deduction of points.

* Travel And Accommodation
Travel expenses to and from Constanta are the responsibility of the competitor.
Accommodation is the responsibility of the competitor.
If you need suport for travel and accomodation in Constanca, please send e-mail: antonov@dir.bg

* AWARDS
Best Male Dancer Award, Best Female Dancer and Best Choreography Awards may be presented at the discretion of the jury.
All participants will receive an EGDC certificate of participation.

* MEDIA
EGDC reserves the right for promotional purposes to use any photo or video recording of participants ’performances during the Competition, Workshops for unlimited time.
EGDC reserves the right to transfer the usage of rights to third parties in part or whole.
					   
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