Veliky Ustyug, Russia



From 1000 rubles per person

Veliky Ustyug is one of the most quickly developing touristic centers of Russia and the reason is clear - here is situated the House of the most important winter wizard Ded Moroz. Despite those fact, that the House is open for visitors all year round, to visit it in winter would be most great idea. Furthermore, in Veliky Ustyug there are plenty of sightseeings which would be interesting to see with your own eyes.

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Veliky Ustyug, Russia
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ü  Best National Costume (2 minutes showing) 
ü  Best Artistic Performance (2 minutes showing)
ü  Best Model (showing at the fashion show-catwalk)
ü  Best Stage Costume (showing at the fashion show-catwalk)
X  DEBUT: for children from 4 to 8 years old. 


From 1000 rubles per person


Creative association "Triumph" is prestigious international contests-festivals of children's and youthful creativity, combined with an extensive excursion program. A series of competitions-festivals are held in different cities of the world for many years. Every year the level of preparation and organization of events is being improved, the geography of projects is expanding, and the number of participants is growing.

OBJECTIVES AND TASKS OF THE COMPETITION-FESTIVAL: preservation and development of traditions of multinational culture of the Russian Federation and foreign countries; The identification and full support of the most talented and promising children and young people in the field of the arts; Attracting children's homes, children with disabilities to the creativity of pupils; Exchange of experience between collectives, leaders and teachers, support of permanent creative contacts between them, their unification in the framework of the festival movement; Increase of professional skills of heads of collectives and teachers (holding seminars, round tables and master classes); Attracting attention from state, international, commercial and public organizations to the problems of creative teams and performers; Coverage of the creativity of children and youth in the media. Implementation of the decree of the President of the Russian Federation "On approval of the foundations of the state cultural policy" No. 808 of December 24, 2014.

IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE COMPETITION FESTIVALparticipants can take part and improve their skills at master classes from professional teachers in various creative disciplines, gain theoretical knowledge and practical advice from experienced art masters. 


- participation in master classes for contestants is free,
- the visit is strictly by appointment,
- at the end of the master class, a certificate of his passing is issued,
- all information received in the master class can be used in further creative activity. 

Master class in folk dance

During the master class, the contestants will get acquainted with the rich heritage of their native country, learn the peculiarities of the ethnic warehouse of the primordial-Russian culture. Participants will immerse themselves in the atmosphere of Russian folk dance, learn the professional "tricks", which will be a significant contribution to the knowledge base of young dancers.

Master class on variety vocal

On the master class on vocals, young artists will learn the subtleties of the variety manner of sound production and the peculiarities of variety stylistics. Within the framework of the lesson, the basic principles of the pop production will be discussed. In a comfortable and friendly atmosphere, under the guidance of a professional performer, singers and singers will be able to better understand themselves, their voice and find original vocal solutions for the development of their musical career. 

Master class on contemporary dance

Practical lesson on modern dance will be an excellent addition to the already existing choreographic base of the artist. In modern dance it is extremely important to be aware of the latest trends and actual dance trends. Visiting the master class on contemporary choreography, young dancers will be able not only to adopt the rich experience of a professional, but to bring fresh solutions to their own dance aesthetics.

Master-class on arts and crafts

The variety of modern techniques of decorative and applied art allows the young creator to choose a direction appropriate to his creative interests. Cognition of contemporary arts and crafts expands the horizon of the child and creates fertile soil for the development of creative abilities, imagination, the ability to think outside the box and generate ideas.

Master class on instrumental creativity

Take the opportunity to enrich your professional experience by interacting with brilliant instrumentalists of Russia and abroad. The master class will deal with the following topics: the development of musical abilities in different periods of study, the interpretation of musical works, musical training, as a way of developing common abilities and other topics relevant to instrumentalists. Within the framework of the master class, individual consultations on the repertoire and technique of execution are possible. *

* The master class will take place with a sufficient number of participants in the nomination "Instrumental creativity". 

Master class on acting

An artist in any genre must know how to properly present themselves on the stage. At the master class on acting skills, participants will receive valuable recommendations on the emancipation and the development of confidence during the performance. Contestants will be given modern material on theatrical plastic and speech, the technique of inclusion in the role and methods of interpreting the character.


I. DANCE CREATIVITY: folk dance, stylized folk dance, pop dance, show groups, modern dance, modern, jazz-modern, free plastic, hip-hop, break dance, children's dance, ballroom dance and ballroom dance, classical dance (solo, Duets, small forms and ensembles).

II. VOCAL CREATIVITY: classical, folk (folklore), variety, jazz, choral, show groups (solo, duets, trios, ensembles, choirs). 

III. INSTRUMENTAL CREATIVITY: classical, variety, folk, jazz, accompaniment, teacher-soloist (solo on various instrument ensembles orchestras).

IV. COMPETITION OF YOUNG COMPOSERS AND BARS. Purpose: to get acquainted with new trends and trends in art, to identify new talented composers, poets, and to promote their creativity.

V. THEATRICAL CREATIVITY: miniatures, excerpts from performances, excerpts from musicals, excerpts from ballets, artistic reading, puppet theater, musical theater, fashion theater.


VII. FINE ARTS: painting, graphics, photo art.

VIII. EXHIBITION OF APPLIED ART: sculpture of small forms in the interior, academic sculpture, jewelry art, sculptural and jewelry techniques: metal-plastic, cut-through metal, diffusion, hand-forging, casting, chasing. Carving on the bone, costume design, graphic design, batik cold and hot, free painting, heel and print, tapestry, remake art, collage, quilt, artistic felt, textile doll, hand-made paper, linocut, lithograph, woodcut, etching, , and others.

IX. COMPETITION COSTUME. SPECIAL PRIZES: Best national costume (2 minute show). The best creative number (2 minutes show). The best model (show in defile). The best stage costume (show in defile).

X. DEBUT. Children from 4 to 8 years are involved. 

For participation it is necessary to present one creative number with a total duration of 2-3 minutes.


Up to 8 years; From 9 to 10 years; From 11 to 12 years; From 13 to 15 years; From 16 to 18; Over 18; Mixed group.

In the team of each age category, no more than 30% of participants younger or older than the specified age range are allowed. For example, in a team declared in the age category of 9-10 years, up to 30% of the composition may be less than 9 years old or over 10 years old.

TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT. Participants of all nominations can perform competitive works with live musical accompaniment or have minus tracks on CD-R in MP3 format.

PROGRAM OF PERFORMANCE. Each team, participant of the festival competition, presents a program of performances consisting of two pieces with a total duration of up to 8 minutes. Collectives in the nomination "Theatrical Creativity" represent an excerpt from the play with a total duration of up to 10 minutes. Soloists and duets of the nominations "Variety Vocal", "Dance Creativity" represent one work with a total duration of up to 7 minutes. Soloists and duets of nominations "Instrumental Creativity" and "Artistic Word" represent one or two diverse works with a total duration of no more than 7 minutes. If the program of performance exceeds 7 minutes, the jury has the right to withdraw the participant from the competition. In the nomination "Fine Art" and "Exhibition of Applied Arts", participation is organized in the format of an exhibition that takes place during the contest-festival. Within one participation can be submitted from two to four works of size (for arts and crafts - grounds) 50x70cm or less.

JURY. The jury headed by the chairman is formed and approved by the organizing committee of the competition-festival of famous artists, teachers of creative universities, directors, leaders of creative teams, cultural figures and artists. The jury is not disclosed until the start of the competition-festival. At the end of the contest-festival participants and teachers have the opportunity to discuss with the jury the contest performances and exchange opinions.

CRITERIA FOR ASSESSING PERFORMANCES AND AWARDING WINNERS. Competitive performances of participants are evaluated according to generally accepted criteria: technical mastery (according to nomination and age), artistry, complexity of repertoire, creation of artistic image, etc. 

PRIZES AND AWARDS. All collectives, participants in the festival competition, and soloists are awarded memorable cups and diplomas. In each nomination and age category, the titles of Laureate I, II, III degrees, as well as the titles of Diplomant I, II III degrees are conferred. Soloists, holders of the Grand Prix, are awarded a free trip to one of the contest-festivals in Europe or Russia; Collectives, owners of the Grand Prix, receive a certificate approved by the certificate, which can be used to travel to one of the festival-competitions in Europe or in Russia. The amount of the grant is used at a time, solely for payment not more than 50% of the cost of the trip. Special diplomas and titles were also established: "Best choreographer", "Best accompanist", "Diploma for Artistry", "Diploma for the youngest participant", "Best teacher", "For the preservation of national cultural traditions".



The registration fee for participation is 7,350 rubles per person.
Dates of stay: 23.02-25.02.


Participation in the second and subsequent nominations - at an additional cost *

The price includes:

Participation in master classes, accommodation in hotels "Veliky Ustyug", "Dvina", "Postoylec" and others, in 2-3-4-bed comfortable rooms with private facilities, (check-in 16.02 at 14.00, departure 18.02 at 12.00), two-time food, a visit to the patrimony of Santa Claus, a transfer from the railway station. Kotlas South-Ustyug-Kotlas South. (in the dates of the festival).

It is possible to organize lunches for an additional fee - 400 rubles per person per day.


The registration fee for participation is 8 650 rubles per person.
Dates of stay: 22.02-25.02.


Participation in the second and subsequent nominations - at an additional cost *

The price includes:

Participation in master classes, accommodation in hotels "Veliky Ustyug", "Dvina", "Postoyalets" and others, in 2-3-4-bed comfortable rooms with private facilities, (check-in 15.02 at 14.00, departure 18.02 at 12.00), two-time food, a visit to the patrimony of Santa Claus, a transfer from the railway station. Kotlas South-Ustyug-Kotlas South. (in the dates of the festival).

It is possible to organize lunches for an additional fee - 400 rubles per person per day.

* Participation in two or more categories is paid:
- for soloists and duets - 2900 rubles,
- for other participants - 1000 rubles per person, but not more than 9000 rubles. with the team,
- participation in the exhibition - 1000 rubles per person.
The cost is indicated for one additional nomination.

The hotels are located in the city center, within walking distance of the main attractions of Velikiy Ustyug.

"Dvina" - one of the best hotels in the city offers comfortable accommodation in rooms with all amenities. The hotel is located in an old building in the heart of the city, 200 meters from the embankment of the Sukhona River and 3 minutes walk from the city's "Grandfather Frost Residence". The distance to the bus station is about 2.5 km.

"Velikiy Ustyug" is a comfortable, modern hotel located in the center of the city, within walking distance from the historically significant objects of the architecture of Velikiy Ustyug - Prokopy the Righteous, the Church of the Ascension, St. Michael's Archangel Monastery and other sights. The rooms of the hotel have everything necessary for a good rest.

"Postoyalets" is a cozy small hotel located in the historical center of Veliky Ustyug. The hotel offers spacious rooms with all amenities. In walking distance from the hotel there are numerous cafes and restaurants, shops. The picturesque embankment of the Sukhona River is located 100 meters from the hotel building.

Visiting the ancestral lands of Father Frost is an event, which all those who believe in miracles dream of, from small to large. Here, clean air, a pine forest, here, as in a fairy tale, warmth and comfort reign. During the visit, children will be able to get acquainted with the main winter wizard of the country, take a picture for memory, take part in an interesting interactive program and have fun from the heart.

Additional events and master classes in the framework of the festival competition "Visiting a fairy tale": 1) "To whom we sing - to that with good" - theatrical interactive program, holy gatherings with fortune-telling, songs, mummers, games 2) "Birch bark" master-class on weaving of birch bark 3) "Grandmother's dolls" - master class for making traditional doll "Successful" 4) "I go out and start to quietly crush" - a master class on traditional dances and quadrillees of the Russian North. During the lesson, participants learn a multi-figure folklore dance.

PLEASE NOTE that, at your request, any additional excursion program can be arranged for a fee.

(excluding accommodation, meals, transfers and excursions):

Registration fee for participation:
- for soloists and duets 2900 rubles
- for other participants 1000 rubles per person, but not more than 9000 rubles. With the team
- participation in the exhibition 1000 rubles per person 

FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE COMPETITION-FESTIVAL it is necessary to send an application about the team (soloist) till February, 1 (sample application can be viewed on the website or received by fax), pay an organizational fee.

In the application it is necessary to specify: the full name of the collective (soloist); Nomination; The institution in which the collective is based, its postal address (with the index), tel./fax; Date of creation of the collective, honorary title, awards; Number of participants and their age; Competition program: title, author, timekeeping, phonogram carrier, technical means; Full name of the head of the team, contact numbers, For visitors: the need for accommodation and meals, information about the time of arrival.


Video invitation to the contest-festival "Visiting a fairy tale" from Santa Claus:
Video report from the VII contest-festival is available at:
Photo-report from the XVII competition-festival is available at:
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8-800-2508055 (Calls to Russia for free)
8- (812) 600-21-23
8- (812) 600-21-24
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Official site of the contest-festival:
The address of the organizing committee: 191186, St. Petersburg, ul. Bolshaya Morskaya, 19, letter A, cab. 2D2.