International Competition “Astana-Merey”

07.12.2020 @ 08:00 - 11.12.2020 @ 17:00 UTC+6
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Regulations

Of the XVI International Competition «Astana – Merey»

General provisions

  1. The International Competition of performers  “Astana-Merey” by video recording (hereinafter – Competition) will be held from December 7 to 11, 2020 in Nur-Sultan, Republic of Kazakhstan.
  2. The Competition is held on the basis of the Republican State Organization “Kazakh National University of Arts” (hereinafter – KazNUA) with the assistance of the Ministry of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter MCS RK).
  3. Address of the organizing Committee: 010000 Ave. Tauelsizdik, 50, Nur-Sultan, Republic of Kazakhstan. Tel.+7 (7172)70 -54 -98, 70 -54 -99. Email – merey.competition@gmail.com

Goals and objectives of the contest

  • Identification of creative achievements in the field of Art, support for talented, gifted performers;
  • Improving the professional skills of talented people among students of technical and vocational education organizations;
  • Revival, development and promotion of the best traditions and achievements, national and world culture and art, improvement of professional skills of its representatives;
  • Organization of cultural recreation and aesthetic education of the population, exchange of spiritual and cultural values;
  • Show achievements in various fields of creative activity;
  • Preservation, prosperity, development and dissemination of the culture of the people of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • Creating conditions for aesthetic education of citizens;
  • Promotion of cultural heritage and ensuring continuity in its development;
  • Influence the education of patriotism among young people, the desire for national and world cultural values.

Terms and conditions of the contest

  1. The Competition is held on the basis of KazNUA by the Ministry of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan in absentia in a remote format using video recordings
  2. Date of Competition: 7th-11th December 2020. Address: Nur-Sultan, Tauelsizdik Avenue, 50.
  1. Representatives of all countries of the world community from 6 to 18 years old are invited to participate in the Competition. There are no restrictions related to the place of residence and citizenship.
  2. The Competition is held in four age groups:
  • Group 1: from 6 to 9 years inclusive
  • Group 2: from 10 to 12 years inclusive
  • Group 3: from 13 to 15 years old inclusive
  • Group 4: from 16 to 18 years old inclusive
  1. The Competition is held in nominations:
  • Nomination “Dombyra”
  • Nomination “Folk stringed and bowed instruments”: (Kyl-kobyz, Kobyz-prima, Gidzhak, Kemancha, Kiyak, Igil, Meringur, Gudok, Hur, etc.)
  • Nomination “Folk plucked string instruments”: (Sherter, Domra Prima (small), Domra – Bass, Dutar, Balalaika, Komuz, Rubab, Bandura, etc.)
  • Nomination “Folk instruments”: (Jetygen, Saz-Syrnay, Sybyzgy, Shankobyz, Gusli, Chathan, Gudgin, Yatagan, Kanun, Dudka, Kamil, Hobro, Kurai Jubanka, Jew’s Harp, Khomus, Kubyz, Temir Komuz, etc.)
  • Nomination “Bayan, Accordion»
  • Nominated for “Traditional singing»
  1. The Competition consists of one round which is held on the YouTube channel of the contest.
  2. The order of participants ‘ speeches is determined in alphabetical order (Cyrillic alphabet).
  3. Each Participant can only participate in one category.
  4. Changes in the programs submitted by Participants are not allowed. All works are performed by heart.
  5. Additional audio processing and/or editing of video material are not allowed. Natural acoustics (hall etc.) are allowed.
  6. Video recording must be performed without turning off or stopping the video camera from the beginning to the end of the program being performed.
  7. Only the performer and concertmaster can present on the video (depending on the work being performed), i.e. only the concertmaster (accompanist) can provide musical accompaniment.
  8. Participants who won the Grand Prix and 1st place in the above categories at the Competition of performers of previous years are not allowed to participate in the Competition.
  9. Participants of the Competition are awarded the following places, according to the decision of the jury:
  • I place and the title of laureate;
  • II place and title of the laureate;
  • III place and title of the laureate;
  • Title of diploma holder;

I, II places and the cash prize are not shared between participants.

III place and cash prize can be shared between 2 participants.

 

15. Recordings of all winners will be broadcast on the KazNUA website and in other social networks by the decision of the jury.

The application process:

To participate in the Competition, you must submit the following documents in electronic format before 18: 00 (Nur-Sultan time) on November 27, 2020 (inclusive):

  • Electronic application of the established sample on the website https://kaznui.kz in the “Events” section;
  • The application must specify the full name of the Participant and the teacher according to the IDENTITY DOCUMENT (passport/ID card);
  • A copy of the ID card or passport in PDF format (in the electronic application)
  • Program of the contest participant (in the electronic application)
  • Bank details
  • If the package of documents is incomplete and incorrect, applications will not be accepted.

Organizing Committee

  1. The structure of the Competition’s Organizing Committee is approved by the order of the Rector of KazNUA.
  2. The Organizing Committee provides guidance for the preparation and conduct of the contest.
  3. The Organizing Committee interacts with the relevant authorities on the preparation and conduct of the competition.
  4. The Organizing Committee determines the types of information and advertising support for the event.
  5. The Organizing Committee shall decide other organizational matters arising in the course of preparation and holding of the competition.

The prize Fund

1st place – Honorary diploma and cash prize of 40,000 tenge

2nd place – Honorary diploma and cash prize – 30.000 tenge

3rd place – Honorary diploma and cash prize – 20,000 tenge

Winners of the competition after receiving the cash prize to the account must confirm receipt of the prize by sending a message to merey.competition@gmail.com

The Competition’s Jury Committee

– The Jury Committee is created to evaluate the works of the contest participants, as well as to summarize the results. The jury consists of outstanding contemporary musicians, prominent figures of culture and art and is approved by the order of the Rector of the Kazakh National University of Arts.

– All decisions of the Jury Committee shall be final and shall not be subject to revision.

– The decision of the jury is drawn up in a Protocol; the discussion takes place online via a video conference.

– In case of a tie, the vote of the Chairman of the Jury Committee is decisive.

– The Competition’s Jury Committee has the right not to award a prize.

COMPETITION PROGRAM FOR THE NOMINATION

“FOLK STRING AND BOW INSTRUMENTS –

KYL-KOBYZ, KOBYZ-PRIMA, GIDZHAK, KEMANCHA, KIYAK,

IGIL, MORINHUR, GUDOK, KHUR, etc.”

 

“KYL-KOBYZ”

I age group: 6-9 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the speech is no more than 10 minutes

  1. Kui at the performer’s choice.
  2. Folk song or song of a folk composer.

II age group: 10-12 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the speech is no more than 15 minutes

  1. Kui at the performer’s choice.
  2. Folk song or song of a folk composer.

III age group: 13-15 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the speech is not more than 20 minutes

  1. Kui of Yklas.
  2. Kui at the performer’s choice.

IV age group: 16-18 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the speech is no more than 30 minutes

  1. Kui of Yklas – choose one: “Senyru”, “Kazan”, “Yerden”, “Kerelaw”.
  2. Kui of the modern composer.

*All works are performed by heart

* The text of the kui must correspond to the original audio recordings from the anthologies “Mangilik saryn “and”myn kui”.

*The age of participants must meet the requirements

 

“KOBYZ-PRIMA”

I age group: 6-9 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 10 minutes

  1. The work of foreign composers.
  2. Arrangement, processing of a folk song or a song by a folk composer.

II age group: 10-12 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 15 minutes

  1. A work of Kazakh composer.
  2. The work of foreign composers.
  3. A work of large form (variations, sonatina, Concerto-I or II and III parts).

III age group: 13-15 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is not more than 20 minutes

  1. The work of the Kazakh composer of a cantilena type.
  2. The work of foreign composers.
  3. Virtuoso work.

IV age group: 16-18 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 30 minutes

  1. A work of Kazakh composer.
  2. The work of the composer of the Turkic-speaking peoples.
  3. Virtuoso work.

*All works are performed by heart

*Works are allowed to be performed without piano accompaniment

*The age of participants must meet the requirements

 

“GIJAK, KEMANCHA, KIYAK, IGIL,

ERHU, MORINHUR, GUDOK, HUR, etc.”

I age group: 6-9 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 10 minutes

  1. National melody of the Participant’s country.
  2. Arrangement, processing of a folk song or a song by a folk composer of the Participant’s country.

II age group: 10-12 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 15 minutes

  1. The work of the composer of the Participant’s country.
  2. National melody of the Participant’s country.
  3. Arrangement, processing of a folk song or a song by a folk composer of the Participant’s country.

III age group: 13-15 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is not more than 20 minutes

  1. The work of the composer of the Participant’s country.
  2. National melody of the Participant’s country.
  3. Work of the Participant’s choice.

IV age group: 16-18 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 30 minutes

  1. The work of the composer of the Participant’s country.
  2. National melody of the Participant’s country.
  3. A work by a contemporary composer of the Participant’s country.

*All works are performed by heart

* Works can be performed without piano accompaniment

*The age of participants must meet the requirements

 

COMPETITION PROGRAM FOR THE NOMINATION

“FOLK STRING-PLUCKED INSTRUMENTS –

SHERTER, DOMRA PRIMA (SMALL), DOMRA-BASS, BALALAIKA,

DUTAR, RUBAB, UD, KOMUZ, TAR, etc. “

 

“SHERTER”

I age group: 6-9 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 10 minutes

  1. The play of the Kazakh composer.
  2. Kui (solo).
  3. Work of the Participant’s choice.

II age group: 10-12 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 15 minutes

  1. The play of the Kazakh composer.
  2. Kui (solo).
  3. A Virtuoso piece by a foreign or Russian composer.

III age group: 13-15 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is not more than 20 minutes

  1. Kui (solo).
  2. A work of large form (variations, sonata, sonatina, concerto – I or II and III parts).
  3. Work of the Participant’s choice.

IV age group: 16 -18 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 30 minutes

  1. The play of the Kazakh composer.
  2. Large form (variations, rondo, sonata, sonatina, concerto – I or II and III parts).
  3. Work of the Participant’s choice.

*All works are performed by heart

*Works are allowed to be performed without piano accompaniment

*The age of participants must meet the requirements

 

“DOMRA PRIMA (SMALL), DOMRA-BASS, BALALAIKA”

I age group: 6-9 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 10 minutes

  1. A work By a Kazakh composer or composer of the participating country
  2. A Play by a foreign or Russian composer.
  3. Work of the Participant’s choice.

II age group: 10-12 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 15 minutes

  1. A work By a Kazakh composer or composer of the participating country
  2. A Virtuoso piece by a foreign or Russian composer.
  3. Work of the participant’s choice.

III age group: 13-15 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is not more than 20 minutes

  1. A work By a Kazakh composer or composer of the Participant’s country
  2. A work of large form (variations, sonata, sonatina, concerto –I or II and III parts).
  3. Work of the participant’s choice.

IV age group: 16-18 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 30 minutes

  1. A work by a Kazakh composer or composer of the Participant’s country
  2. Large form (variations, rondo, sonata, sonatina, concerto –I or II and III parts).
  3. Work of the participant’s choice.

*All works are performed by heart

*Works are allowed to be performed without piano accompaniment

*The age of participants must meet the requirements

 

“DUTAR, RUBAB, UD, KOMUZ, TAR, etc.”

I age group: 6-9 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 10 minutes

  1. The Work of the composer of the Participant’s country.
  2. A product of a dynamic type.
  3. A work of lyrical type.

II age group: 10-12 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 15 minutes

  1. The work of the composer of the Participant’s country.
  2. Virtuoso work.
  3. Work of the Participant’s choice.

III age group: 13-15 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is not more than 20 minutes

  1. The work of the composer of the Participant’s country.
  2. A work of large form (variations, sonata, sonatina, concerto – I or II and III parts).
  3. Work of the Participant’s choice.

IV age group: 16-18 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 30 minutes

  1. The work of the composer of the Participant’s country.
  2. Large form (variations, rondo, sonata, sonatina, concerto – I or II and III parts).
  3. Work of the Participant’s choice.

*All works are performed by heart

*Works are allowed to be performed without piano accompaniment

*The age of participants must meet the requirements

 

COMPETITION PROGRAM FOR THE NOMINATION

“FOLK INSTRUMENTS –

JETIGEN, SAZ-SYRNAY, SYBYZGY, SHANKOBYZ, GUSLI, CHATHAN, GUDGIN, YATAGAN, KANUN, DUDKA, KAMIL, HOBRO, KURAI JUBANKA, JEW’S HARP, KHOMUS, KUBYZ, TEMIR KOMUZ, etc.”

 

“ZHETYGEN, SAZ-SYRNAY, SYBYZGY, SHANKOBYZ”

I age group: 6 – 9 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 10 minutes

  1. Kui at the Participant’s choice.
  2. Work accompanied by piano (song, piece).

II age group: 10-12 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 15 minutes

  1. Arrangement or processing of a folk song or a song by a folk composer.
  2. Kui at the Participant’s choice.
  3. Work accompanied by piano (song, piece).

III age group: 13-15 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is not more than 20 minutes

  1. Arrangement, processing of a folk song or folk kui.
  2. Kui at the Participant’s choice.
  3. Work accompanied by piano (song, piece).

IV age group: 16-18 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 30 minutes

  1. Kui of the Kazakh composer.
  2. Kui at the Participant’s choice.
  3. Work with piano accompaniment.

*All works are performed by heart

*Works are allowed to be performed without piano accompaniment

*The age of participants must meet the requirements

 

“GUSLI, CHATHAN, GUJIN, SCIMITAR, KANUN, PIPE,

KAMYL, KHOBRAKH, KURAI, ZUBANKA, VARGAN, KHOMUS,

KUBYZ, TEMIR KOMUZ, etc. “

 

I age group: 6-9 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 10 minutes

  1. National melody of the Participant’s country.
  2. Work accompanied by piano (song, piece)

II age group: 10-12 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 15 minutes

  1. Arrangement, processing of a folk song or a song by a folk composer.
  2. National melody of the Participant’s country.
  3. The piece is accompanied by piano (song, play)

III age group: 13-15 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is not more than 20 minutes

  1. Arrangement, processing of a folk song or national melody
  2. The work of the composer of the Participant’s country.
  3. Work accompanied by piano (song, piece)

IV age group: 16-18 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 30 minutes

  1. The Work of the composer of the Participant’s country.
  2. National melody of the Participant’s country.
  3. Work with piano accompaniment

*All works are performed by heart

*Works are allowed to be performed without piano accompaniment

*The age of participants must meet the requirements

 

COMPETITION PROGRAM FOR THE NOMINATION

COMPETITION PROGRAM

FOR THE CATEGORY ” BAYAN, ACCORDION»

 

“BAYAN”

I age group: 6-9 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 10 minutes

  1. Children’s suite (album), one part.
  2. The play of cantilena type.
  3. The product of choice.

II age group 10-12 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 15 minutes

  1. Work with the elements of polyphony.
  2. Virtuoso work.
  3. Large form (children’s suite, album – at least 3 different parts, sonatina).

III age group 13-15 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is not more than 20 minutes

  1. Polyphonic work.
  2. Virtuoso work.
  3. Large form (Sonata – I part written in Sonata form, or II and III parts; sonatina-all parts; suite, partita-at least 3 parts; variation cycle).

IV age group 16-18 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 30 minutes

  1. Polyphonic cycle with fugue.
  2. The play of cantilena type.
  3. Virtuoso work.
  4. Large form (Sonata – I part written in sonata form, or II and III parts; sonatina-all parts; suite, partita-at least 3 parts).

*All works are performed by heart

*Works are allowed to be performed without piano accompaniment

*The age of participants must meet the requirements

 

«ACCORDION»

I age group: 6-9 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 10 minutes

  1. Children’s suite (album), one part.
  2. The play of cantilena character.
  3. The product of choice.

II age group 10-12 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 15 minutes

  1. Work with the elements of polyphony.
  2. Virtuoso work.
  3. Large form (children’s suite, album – at least 3 different parts, Sonatina).

III age group 13-15 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is not more than 20 minutes

  1. Polyphonic work.
  2. Virtuoso work.
  3. Large form (Sonata – I part written in sonata form, or II and III parts; Sonatina-all parts; Suite, Partita-at least 3 parts; variation cycle).

IV age group 16-18 years (inclusive)

The total duration of the performance is no more than 30 minutes

  1. Polyphonic cycle with fugue.
  2. The play of cantilena type.
  3. Virtuoso work.
  4. Large form (Sonata – I part written in Sonata form, or II and III parts; Sonatina-all parts; Suite, Partita-at least 3 parts).

*All works are performed by heart

*Works are allowed to be performed without piano accompaniment

*The age of participants must meet the requirements

Details

Start:
07.12.2020 @ 08:00 UTC+6
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11.12.2020 @ 17:00 UTC+6
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International affairs and creative work department
Phone:
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Venue

Kazakh National University of Arts
Nur-Sultan, 010000 + Google Map
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