Results of the XI PAPARATS KVETKA International Student Choir Forum

Nominations:

Best Choir
Virgo Women Choir of the Vilnius University (Vilnius, Lithuania)
Best Conductor
Raza Gelgotiene (Virgo Women Choir of the Vilnius University; Vilnius, Lithuania)
Best Soloist
Eva Talborga (Atbalss women's choir of the Liepaja University’s; Liepaja, Latvia)
For the performance of the sacred program
Tonica Vocal Ensemble (Minsk, Belarus)
For the performance of the secular program
Atbalss women's choir of the Liepaja University’s (Liepaja, Latvia)
The best work of the forum
"Tebe poem" (Gaudium Choir of the University of Wroclaw; Wroclaw, Poland)

Special Mentions:

For the preservation of national traditions of choral performing
Soglasie Chamber Choir of the State University of Land Management (Moscow, Russia)
Best accompanist
Nikolaj Osipovskij (Soglasie Chamber Choir of the State University of Land Management; Moscow, Russia)
For the best scenic embodiment
The choir of Saints Methodius and Cyrill Institute of Theology of Belarusian State University (Minsk, Belarus)

Program of the XI. PAPARATS KVETKA International Student Choir Forum

MAY, 5 (Thursday)

19:00 The Forum Opening. Choirs’ presentation

           (str.Kalvariyskaya, 9)

19.30 Workshop for participants "Masterpieces of the Latin American Baroque"


MAY, 6 (Friday)

10.00 Concert "Victory in everyone's heart"

          (BSU campus (str. Bobruiskaya, 5a)

11.00 Secular Program

           Hall of Rector’s office of BSU (str. Bobruiskaya, 5a, 1st floor)

19.30 Sacred Program

          Minsk Arch-cathedral Catholic Church of the Most Holly Virgin Mary (Svabody Ave. 9)

MAY, 7 (Saturday)

14.00 Gala Concert. Awarding

           Concert Hall "Verkhni gorad" (Svabody Ave. 23a)

17.30 Closing ceremony

          str.Kalvariyskaya, 9


20:00 Gala Concert
           Verkhny Gorod Concert Hall (Svabody Ave. 25)

Changes are possible! Stay tuned!

The Expert Council

We are happy to introduce you with the Expert Council:

1. Saul Zaks (Aarhus, Denmark)
2. Olga Rumilova (Gomel, Belarus)
3. Semen Klimanov (Minsk, Belarus)
4. Olga Vorobyova (Minsk, Belarus)

The Participant Shortlist - 2016

It is known the final list of participants of the XI. Paparats Kvetka International Student Choir Forum

Among the lucky ones are

1. National Choir Capella of the Belarussian State University (Minsk, Belarus)
2. The choir of Saints Methodius and Cyrill Institute of Theology of Belarusian State University (Minsk, Belarus)
3. Virgo Women Choir of the Vilnius University (Vilnius, Lithuania)
4. Soglasie Chamber Choir of the State University of Land Management (Moscow, Russia)
5. Atbalss women's choir of the Liepaja University’s (Liepaja, Latvia)
6. Gaudium Choir of the University of Wroclaw (Wroclaw, Poland)
7. Tonica Vocal Ensemble (Minsk, Belarus)

Application deadline

We kindly agree to accept your submissions until March 1, 2016.

XI. Paparac Kvetka International Student Choral Festival

Dear friends,

We are happy to announce the X. Paparac Kvetka International Student Choral Festival, Minsk, 5 - 8 May, 2016, organized by the Belarusian State University.

The Festival aims to preserve and develop the best traditions of Belarusian and world choral art, to provide youth with further musical education, and to establish artistic contacts among choirs from Belarus, near and far abroad countries.

With pleasure, we offer your Choir to take part in this incredible feast of singing and enjoy unforgettable experience of communication, outstanding choral work-shops, new friends, bright impressions, and lots of fun!

Herewith we attach the Festival’s rules and ask you to inform us of your decision immediately.

You can download infoletter here.