IBC Varna 2018

Varna IBC 2018

The 28 th International Ballet Competition – Varna will take place from 15 th to 30 th July 2018 in Varna, Bulgaria.

Varna International Ballet Competition is the oldest and the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world, considered in the Ballet Community as the Ballet Olympiad.
 Competitors may participate in the Competition rounds either in couples or as soloists.
 Dancers take part in the Competition in two age groups and separate prizes and titles are awarded to each group:
 Group “A” – SENIORS – for ballet dancers aged under 26, i.e. born after July 15th 1992 and before July 14th 1999.
 Group “B” – JUNIORS – for boys and girls aged 15 to 19, i.e. born after July 15th 1999 and before July 14th 2003.

COMPETITION REPERTOIRE
 FIRST ROUND – Obligatory classical choreography.
 Competitors perform, at their own choice, one pas de deux (adagio, variation and coda) or two variations from the obligatory repertoire.

 SECOND ROUND – all competitors perform two dances, not performed in the First Round, in one night:
 a pas de deux (adagio, variation and coda) or two variations (at competitor’s choice) from the classical ballet repertoire, created by the end of the 19th century;
 a contemporary work of the competitor’s choice choreographed in the last five years, i.e. after July 15th, 2013, not exceeding 6 minutes.

 THIRD ROUND – All competitors perform two dances, not performed in the First and Second Rounds, in one night:
 a) a pas de deux (adagio, variation and coda) or two variations (at competitor’s choice) from the classical ballet repertoire, created after the end of the 19th century;
 b) a contemporary work of the competitor’s choice choreographed in the last ten years, i.e. after July 15th, 2008, not exceeding 6 minutes.

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