RULES OF THE COMPETITION

Competition-Festival Committee will give Certifikate, Medal, to the all participants , moreover; plaket and suveniour will be given for each group.The following prize money will be awarded to the chorus who takes the highest marks between all groups.

 CHORUS RULES OF THE COMPETITION :  Expert jury members select from abroad. The International jury will evaluate the competitors according to their performance in competition. Chorus can make their own repertoire and are free to choice of the songs for competition. Chorus must prepare songs for competition in time limits.  Minimum 6 minutes, maximum 8 minutes.

The time starts with the first song and finishes with the last song together with breaks between the songs. If the groups pass the limited time, for the first 20 seconds, won’t be any cut of the point. But if they pass 8 minutes 20 seconds till 8 minutes 40 seconds there will be 1 point cut from the total point. More of these, till 9 minutes 2 points will be cut from the total point. If groups pass the 10 min they will be disqualified. Competition technical committee responsible with competition duration and the point of the calculation and of course if there will be any exceed of the duration Technical committee will cut the points whether 1 or2 (from 8 minutes 20 Second till 9 minutes). Chorus can use only 4 instruments while they are at the stage and singing.

 CHORUS the topics are below; Sound euphony, rhythmic accuracy, intonation stability, healthy vocal production, the degree of difficulty selected singing of the song, entrance and exit of the stage integration by the competitors   groups, as well as clothing suitability and using right direction of the stage is also important. Chorus conductor and choir group coherence is very important. Sound harmony of the choir, nuances and musical dynamism and using the words at the right time and place is very important. High scores will be awarded based on the difficulty of the song, during the competition at the stage visual motion is possible. Recommendation, do not make greetings, before or end of the song because waste of time will be really influence having lower of your score. We would like to remind the competition groups: Previous  years competitions groups were waiting for applaud from the audiences between the songs  ,consequently it was just losing the time and influence the points less, this our advice beforehand please take this  in your consideration. Competition groups, must deliver the musical notes of the song (what they will perform at the stage) to the festival committee, when they arrive at the first day of the festival.

FOLK DANCE & MUSIC CONDITIONS OF COMPETITION International Istanbul CHILDREN-ADULT  FOLK DANCE – FOLK MUSIC –FOLK INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC and ALL CHORUS GROUPS Competition is   open for both amateur   groups . Groups may enter the competition in maximum two categories.  Competition Performances are min 6- max 8 minutes .

FOLK DANCE  ADULT COMPETITION : Min. 16 years of age . groups must wear traditional costumes. ( cd or live music)

 CHILDREN FOLK DANCE  COMPETITION :  Max. 15 years of age (can be over 15 till 18, %20) groups must wear traditional costumes.

CONDITIONS OF COMPETITION International Istanbul CHILDREN-ADULT  FOLK DANCE – FOLK MUSIC –FOLK INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC and ALL CHORUS GROUPS Competition is   open for both amateur   groups . Groups may enter the competition in maximum two categories.  Competition Performances are min 6- max 8 minutes .

FOLK DANCE  ADULT COMPETITION : Min. 16 years of age . groups must wear traditional costumes.

 CHILDREN FOLK DANCE  COMPETITION :  Max. 15 years of age (can be over 15 till 18, %20) groups must wear traditional costumes.

FOLK MUSIC & FOLK INSTRUMENTAL  COMPETITION : No age limits  groups must wear traditional costumes.

FOLK MUSIC & FOLK INSTRUMENTAL  COMPETITION :min 6 musician   no limits max No age limits  groups must wear traditional costumes.

 CHORUS COMPETITION CATEGORIES    FOLKDANCE-MODERN DANCE FESTIVAL    ANTALYA FESTIVAL CONDITION

 

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