Instrumental performance

Yekaterinburg from 05/04/2020 to 05/07/2020

Applications are accepted until 10.04.2020.

Regulations of the international festival-competition

"New Trend"

In instrumental performance



1. Goals and objectives:

1.1. The competition-festival is held in order to identify and support talented youth, to popularize art in its performing and pedagogical aspects, as well as to discover new names and talents in the field of instrumental performance;
1.2. To acquaint performers with the work of children and youth musical groups in Russia and abroad;
1.3. To identify and support talented children and youth musical groups, to increase the level of performing skills through the work of the festival-competition;
1.4. To help educators working with children's groups and youth to improve their qualifications and professional training;
1.5. Identify gifted children and realize their potential with the help of a festival-competition.

2. Participants of festivals-contests:


2.1. Creative groups and soloists, both amateur and professional, of various genres and directions are invited to participate in the international festival-competition: those involved in children's art schools, children's music schools, leisure centers, cultural centers, palaces for children and youth, students of secondary -special, higher musical and art educational institutions, pop schools, studios, comprehensive schools, clubs, creative centers, associations and other institutions, students of educational institutions and other interested persons from Russia and all over the world.

2.2. In all categories of the festival-competition, professional groups can participate on a separate application marked "professional."
2.3. The application shall indicate the full age of the performers (according to the lead singer, the number of full years, according to the team: age from the youngest to the oldest). The festival competition program is held taking into account the age of the participants.

3. Nominations of festivals-contests:


All festivals-contests of the project have no genre restrictions, the organizing committee of the project welcomes new creative directions and is ready to discuss the proposed additions.

  • Nominations:

  • Small form and solo performers on folk, wind, string, keyboard and other instruments.

  • Ensembles or Orchestras of folk instruments, wind, symphonic, pop and others.

  • Genre orientation is free (academic, folk, variety, jazz performance, etc.)


participants in the solo categories present 1 number, lasting no more than 5 minutes. "Duets" represent 1 number, lasting no more than 5 minutes. and "small forms" (3-6 people) represent 2 numbers, lasting no more than 5 minutes.
The ensemble (7-12 people) or the Orchestra presents 2 different numbers, no more than 7 minutes each, in one nomination and in one age group. Providing a separate room and tools for preparing for the competition is not provided!

The artist is solely responsible for the performance of works (permission of the authors).

5. Age category:

  • Junior children: 5-6 years old;

  • Children's middle group: 7-8 years old;

  • Children's senior group: 9-12 years old;

  • Youthful younger group: 13-15 years old;

  • Youth middle group: 16-18 years old;

  • Youth group: 19-24 years old;

  • Adult group: 25 years and older;

  • Mixed group: less than 20% of the total number of participants in the main age category;

  • Professional;

  • Staged, directorial work.



6.01. Participants send an application for participation (separately for each nomination), completed in the form and a list of the team in electronic form (name, age, passport information or birth certificate under 14 years old, as well as a scan of medical insurance) to the organizing committee’s email address. The application indicates the full age of the performers (solo - the number of full years, the team - the age from the youngest to the oldest). The total number of participants in the festival-competition is not limited.

6.02. Each team, individual artist has the right to participate in two or more categories.

6.03. From one institution (delegation) no more than 6 soloists are allowed to the competition.

6.04. The preparation and holding of the festival-contest is carried out by the organizing committee. The order of performance is determined by the organizing committee in advance, performances are held both in blocks and in separate numbers. The organizing committee reserves the right to amend the rules of the competition.

6.05. The organizing committee has the right to use and distribute (without paying a fee to participants and guests of the contest) audio and video recordings, printed and other products produced during the competition and on its results.

6.06. Issues not covered by this Regulation are entitled to be decided by the organizing committee.

6.07. When submitting an application, the leaders / parents of the participants of the competition automatically confirm their agreement with all clauses of this provision, consent to the processing of personal data, and also the agreement that the competitive auditions can take place on ANY of the competitive days from 09.00 to 23.00 hours.

6.08. The Organizing Committee has the right to disqualify a participant, creative team, leader for flagrant violation of the Rules of the competition, discipline and unethical behavior in relation to the Organizing Committee, members of the jury and other participants of the competition.

6.09. In case the participant does not appear at the festival-contest for a reason beyond the control of the organizers, the registration fee is not refundable.

6.10 The Organizing Committee has the right to stop accepting applications earlier than the deadline if the number of participants and numbers exceeds the established limit.

7. Specifications:

7.01. All additional technical equipment (technical rider) must be indicated in the Application for participation and must be agreed in advance with the organizing committee.

7.02. If you need to use sound recordings, managers (teachers) bring along phonograms on a USB-stick (flash drive), with high sound quality, signed as follows: name of the track, collective or name and city (for example: “There was a birch in the field”, count. "Beans", Moscow). And also, at the request of the organizing committee, send in advance by e-mail.

7.03. There should be no other files on the USB stick except the competition program. It is strictly forbidden to use phonograms of low technical level, in which case the number is removed from the competition.

7.04. Changes to the repertoire are accepted no later than 14 days before the start of the festival-competition, by written notice to the organizing committee. Be sure to check the receipt of information by the organizing committee!

7.05 The rehearsal time is limited, only the technical rehearsal is carried out (sample of the scene by "points", sound of microphones, etc.)

7.06. Rehearsals and performances are held strictly according to the schedule provided by the organizers of the festival-competition.

7.07. The microphones used during the competition auditions are set up equally for all participants (control is carried out by a special representative of the Organizing Committee of the competition).

7.08. Concert light is not used during the performance of competitive numbers. Lighting effects during the execution of the competitive program are prohibited.

7.09. According to safety rules, it is forbidden to use fire-hazardous objects in competitive numbers, including pyrotechnics, candles, torches, sparklers. As well as confetti, sparkles, feathers and other props, the quick cleaning of which is difficult and can create problems for further performers during the performance.

7.10. Travel and delivery of details is carried out at the expense of the contest participants, or a technical "rider" is sent and negotiated separately with the organizing committee.

7.11. Entrance of the participants backstage is made 2 numbers before the performance.

7.12. To participate in festivals-contests are allowed: creative groups and soloists who submitted an application for participation and paid the registration fee. The calculation of the registration fee is carried out by the art manager of the festival-competition on the basis of an application for participation, placement and transfer of participants of the festival-competition is carried out exclusively by the official partners of the Organizing Committee.

7.11. Acceptance of applications for participation ends on the date indicated on the site. Applications for participation must be filled out on the site, in the community in contact or electronically.

8. Jury and evaluation criteria:


8.01. The jury, headed by the chairman, is formed and approved by the organizing committee of the festival-competition and consists of well-known figures of culture, art and leading teachers of specialized universities, professional directors, choreographers, art critics of Russia.

8.02. The composition of the jury was not disclosed until the beginning of the festival contest. At the end of the festival-competition, teachers have the opportunity to discuss competitive performances with jury members and exchange views.
8.03. At competitions, it is not the competition but the qualification principle for evaluating the competition program that is applied.
8.04. The competition program is evaluated by the jury taking into account the age of the performers indicated in the applications.
8.05. A professional jury evaluates the performance by private ballot, according to the following criteria:

  • Technique of performance (level of musical instrument proficiency, quality of setting the gaming machine, rhythm, strokes, playing techniques);

  • Musicality (expressiveness of the performance of a musical work, style, nuance, phrasing);

  • The emotionality of the performance of a musical work (agogics, interpretation, characteristic features of the performed work);

  • The complexity of the repertoire and arrangement,

  • For ensembles: teamwork;

  • Creative individuality (for soloists). When choosing criteria, the specificity of the instrument is taken into account.

June 8th. The jury has the right to award not all ranks, to divide ranks among participants, to award diplomas to teachers who have prepared contestants; to appoint special diplomas.

07/08. Any violation of the rules of the competition entails the loss of points when evaluating the performance of the team.
8.08. The decision of the jury is not subject to appeal.

8.09. Competition partners (sponsors) have the right to establish special prizes to the participants of the festival-competition, regardless of the decision of the jury.

9. Competition awards:


9.01. The results of the competition and awarding are carried out taking into account the age of the performers and provide for awards taking into account the nomination of the title of Grand Prix holder, laureates and diplomats of I, II, III degree, festival participants, special diplomas and prizes. 9.02. The number of prize diplomas is not limited and depends solely on the level of the program presented by the contestants.
9.03. Awarding of participants takes place only at the official closing ceremony of the festival-competition, previously Diplomas are not issued and the results are not announced.

9.04. A representative of the team MUST BE PRESENT at the awarding ceremony for presenting on the stage awards and gifts for the team. Unclaimed awards are in no way sent to the team.

10. International Award "NEW TREND ARTS"

All groups and participants who received a diploma of a laureate of the 1st degree, and Grand Prix winners are invited to participate in the International Prize in the field of culture and art “New trend arts”. The prize fund of the prize is 1,000,000 million rubles.

The “New trend arts” prize is a prestigious international prize awarded to talented children and youth for outstanding achievements in various types of art, as well as to teachers who have made a great contribution to the development of children's and youthful creativity.

The winners of the New Trend Arts Award are selected from among the nominees. The nominees for the prize are groups (including “solo” and small forms) that received the title of laureate of 1 degree, or the holder of the Grand Prix degree of any of the festival-contests held in the creative season of 2020-2021 - both in the Russian Federation and and abroad.

11. The application procedure:


11.1. To participate in the festival, you must submit an application in the form proposed by the site or in the community in contact, or by email: If no response is received within 48 hours, the application must be sent again and contact the organizing committee of the competition. The organizing committee reserves the right to stop accepting applications before the deadline if the limit of the nomination participants has been exhausted.

11.2. After submitting the application, it is necessary to submit the list of the team in electronic form (full name, date of birth, passport details or birth certificate of under 14 years old), as well as sign a participation agreement sent by our administrators.

11.3. The scan of the signed contract with the seal should be sent to the email address.

11.4. After reviewing the application and receiving all the necessary documents, you will be billed for participation in the festival-contest, which must be paid within five days in the amount of 30% or the entire amount of the bill. This condition is mandatory, as the number of participants is limited.

11.5. After all the conditions are met, your application is considered accepted.

11.6. Originals of documents are transmitted upon arrival and registration of participants.

11.7. 100% payment is made at least 25 days before the start of the competition, who did not pay the remaining amount of the account on time without good reason, are withdrawn from participation and put on the waiting list for other dates and venue of the festival-competition, the prepayment amount is not refundable.

12. Financial conditions:

12.01. For teams participating in the competition without accommodation ( Only for participants living in Yekaterinburg and the Sverdlovsk region ), an organizational fee is set in the amount of:

  • Solo - 3000 (three thousand) rubles.

  • Duets - 2750 (two thousand seven hundred and fifty) rubles each.

  • Small forms (from 3 people) - 2400 (two thousand four hundred) rubles each.

  • Medium forms (from 6 people) - 2000 (two thousand) rubles each.

  • The team (from 11 people) - 1300 (one thousand three hundred) rubles each.

  • Staged, directed, choreographed work - 2500 (two thousand five hundred) rubles number.

  • Each 21 participants is exempted from the registration fee.

12.02. For non-resident groups (not allowed to participate without accommodation) set organizational fee:

  • Solo - 2250 (two thousand two hundred and fifty) rubles.

  • Duets - 2000 (two thousand) rubles each.

  • Small forms (from 3 people) - 1650 (one thousand six hundred and fifty) rubles each.

  • Middle forms (from 6 people) - 1250 (one thousand two hundred and fifty) rubles each.

  • The team (from 11 people) - 800 (eight hundred) rubles each.

  • Production, choreography, directorial work - 2500 (two thousand five hundred) rubles number.

  • Each 21 participants is exempted from the registration fee.

03.03. For non-resident collectives and those wishing to stay for the entire duration of the competition, there are two accommodation options in the city hotel, for 3 days and 4 days . When placing for 3 days, the target contribution is paid: 7900 (seven thousand nine hundred) rubles from each participant . When placing for 4 days, the target contribution is paid in the amount of: 9500 (nine thousand five hundred) rubles from each participant. Accommodation in 2 and 3 bed rooms with all amenities, breakfast included. Transfer to a team of 20 people: railway station - hotel - railway station. It is possible to order a set lunch and dinner at an additional cost.

12.04. For non-resident participants and participants without residence, the organizational fee includes one nomination for one participant. Participation in two or more categories of the organizational fee is 50% of the main amount of the organizational fee for each subsequent nomination.


13. Copyright and other rights:

01/13. The main shooting of the competition is the information partner of the competition.
02/13. Video filming of the competition day has the right to carry out by individuals accredited by the Organizing Committee.
03/13. The procedure and form of accreditation is established by the Organizing Committee.
04/13. Video and photo materials, ideas for the event, paraphernalia and logos are the property of the organizers of the competition, the use of other persons for commercial purposes is prohibited .
05/13. By submitting an application, participants agree to use their name, image and performance as part of the audiovisual works created during the shooting of events, as well as advertising and announcing the competition.
06/13. In the days of the competition, the distribution of any materials without the consent of the Competition Directorate is prohibited.
07/13. Photo and video materials of teams and individual performers who have applied for participation in the competition are not reviewed and returned, they automatically become the property of the organizers and are used at their discretion.
13.08 Arising disputes are resolved through negotiations with the Competition Directorate.
09/13. The contest organizers are not responsible to the authors of works and songs (copyright holders) performed by participants, as well as copyright holders of phonograms.
Participants independently receive permissions from copyright holders about the possibility of using a phonogram, music, text and other object of copyright.


 Performances are organized by the Organizing Committee on schedule.
 The full age of the participants is determined on the day of the competition (discrepancy to the age group may not exceed 20% of the total number of speakers). The age of the participants can be checked by documents by the Chairman of the jury and the organizing committee.
 All necessary technical equipment should be indicated in the Application for participation. The organizer reserves the right to refuse full and partial implementation of technical requirements.
 The acceptance of applications is terminated 25 days before the start of the competition
 Replacing the repertoire 10 days before the start of the contest is prohibited!
 Rehearsals and performances are strictly according to the schedule provided by the organizers.
 If the competition number of the nomination does not match, the jury may transfer the participant to another nomination or disqualify the participant.
 The Organizing Committee has the right to disqualify a participant, creative team, leader for gross violation of the Internal Rules, discipline violation and unethical behavior in relation to the Organizing Committee, members of the jury and other participants.
 Accompanying teachers, team leaders, parents bear full responsibility for the life and health of participants.
 Groups of less than 20 people living in a hotel check in / check out on their own (without a transfer)!
 Early check-in and check-in - as agreed with the organizers of the Festival.
 Travel to the competition venue and back at the expense of the participants. Tickets are purchased independently.
 For violation of the routine and violations that entailed damage to property and injuries, the following sanctions are imposed:
- damage to property is charged on the invoice issued by the hotel.
- violation of the routine, fire safety, entails the removal of the participant from the competition, with notification to a higher organization (the participant withdrawn from the competition remains at the festival).
- gross violations entail withdrawal from the competition with notification to a higher organization and prematurely sending the team or participant home.
 The organizing committee is not responsible for personal belongings of participants and accompanying persons left unattended.
 According to the rules of fire safety, it is forbidden to use fire hazardous objects, including pyrotechnics, candles, torches, sparklers, decorations and other objects that do not comply with fire safety standards.
 If necessary, the organizing committee reserves the right to make changes and additions to the conditions of the competition.

We draw your attention to the fact that all projects of the "New Current" are " CATEGORALLY FORBIDDEN " advertising of other contests, festivals and other projects of third-party organizations in any form (verbally, in writing, in the form of advertising printing, handouts, business cards, etc. .). We ask all participants, members of the jury to respect the work of the organizers, not to participate and not to support this practice of advertising at the expense of others.
For violation of this clause, the "New Current" TO reserves the right to terminate the contract with the jury member unilaterally, to withdraw the team from participation in the competition.


- Please do not purchase train / air tickets without written confirmation of receipt of an application from the Organizing Committee of the competition. - Please do not book tours until you receive a detailed competition program.
- The Organizing Committee reserves the right to amend the competition program and this Regulation.


Every 21st participant is free
Transfer for nonresident groups of more than 20 people - FOR FREE!
When calculating, all living on the terms of the Regulation are taken into account
Competition, except for children under 3 years old (without a seat)
For every 21st, all services indicated in the “Package” are included for free
The participation of the team in two or more nominations is paid separately.

This Regulation is an official invitation!