To the 30th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan
International online competition of vocal and choral art
«Kazakhstan Song Festival»
April 20, 2021
Organizer: International Festival Movement «Astana Stars»
Supported by: Department of Culture of Nur-Sultan
Participants: Students: children’s music schools; art schools; music schools, colleges and universities; state and non-state educational institutions, institutions of additional education, and participants of amateur groups and individual performers.
Сhairman of the jury: Dauletbak Maira Turlybekovna-Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, soloist-vocalist, Dimash Kudaibergen’s teacher
The competition is held in the following creative genres:
♫ Academic vocals
♫ Pop vocals
♫ Folk vocals
♫ Jazz vocals
♫ Choral art
The contest can be attended by: soloists, duets, trios, quartets, ensembles, orchestras, choirs.
• 1st age category: up to 7 years of age;
• 2nd age category: 8-10 years of age;
• 3rd age category: 11-13 years of age;
• 4th age category: 14-16 years of age;
• 5th age category: 17-20 years of age;
• 6th age category 21 years of age and older;
* professional (age is not limited);
• mixed group.
Professional category — students of secondary and higher professional educational institutions, teachers and professional performers.
• Participants perform 1 piece of music with a duration of up to 5 minutes.
• It is forbidden for vocalists to perform lip-synched
• Musicality, artistic interpretation of a piece of music;
• The beauty of timbre and the power of voice;
• Compliance of the repertoire with the performance capabilities and age category of the performer;
• Performing skills;
• Purity of intonation and musical tuning;
• Technical capabilities of ensemble performance.
• the competition applies the qualification principle of evaluating given the age of performers.
• the jury’s decision is final and cannot be reviewed.
• the organizing committee is not responsible for the evaluation of the jury members and participants’ titles.
• the results of the competition and awards are held separately, given the age categories.
• teachers are sent a brief comment about participant’s performance from the jury at will.
♫ Grand Prix (diploma) —
♫ Winners of 1,2,3 degrees (diploma)
♫ Each member of the ensemble is awarded a personal diploma.
♫ All teachers are awarded with letters of thanks.
The competition fee:
Soloist: 10 US dollars/at the rate of Euro
Duet: (per participant) 8 US dollars/at the rate of Euro
Trio: (per participant) 5 US dollars/at the rate of Euro
Quartet: (per participant) 5 US dollars/at the rate of Euro
Ensembles: (per participant) 4 US dollars/at the rate of Euro
Choir: (per participant) 4 US dollars/at the rate of Euro
• Send the application form and video materials (youtube links or videos in mp4 format) to the following email address:
firstname.lastname@example.org until April 16, 2021
• Payment is accepted until April 18, 2021 (details will be sent after submitting the application)
• All award products will be sent to your email on April 27, 2021.
• Participation in the contest implies the unconditional consent of the participants to all points of this regulation