International Jury 2012

INTERNATIONAL JURY

CHAIRMAN:

Acad. Prof. YURI GRIGOROVICH
Russia choreographer, Ballet Master-in-Chief of Bolshoi Theater Moscow

DEPUTY CHAIRPERSONS:

Prof. PETER LOUKANOV
Bulgaria choreographer, professor with the Academy of Music, Dance
and Fine Arts, Plovdiv

CONSTANTIN DUTU
Romania ballet dancer, choreographer, producer, Vice-President of
the Committee on Culture, Arts and Mass-Media of the
Chamber of Deputies, Secretary of State, Member of
the National Audiovisual Council and Culture and Arts
Ambassador for the European Union

Prof. XIAO SUHUA
China choreographer, ballet theoretician, professor at the
Beijing Institute of Choreography

MEMBERS:

AURORA BOSCH
Cuba Laureate of the 2nd International Ballet Competition – Varna 1965 and
the 3rd International Ballet Competition – Varna 1966
Prima Ballerina ballet pedagogue
Acad. Prof. VALENTIN ELIZAREV
Belarus choreographer, Artistic Director, Professor
in Choreography

VIARA NATCHEVA
Bulgaria Laureate of the 17th International Ballet Competition – Varna 1996
Prima Ballerina, ballet pedagogue

GÁBOR KEVEHÁZI
Hungary Laureate of the 6th International Ballet Competition – Varna 1972 and
the 7th International Ballet Competition – Varna 1974
Premier Dancer, Director of the ballet company of the
Hungarian State Opera House – Budapest

EVGENIYA KRASTEVA
Bulgaria Laureate of the 4th International Ballet Competition – Varna 1968 and
the 7th International Ballet Competition – Varna 1974
Prima Ballerina, ballet pedagogue

ELDAR ALIEV
USA Principal Dancer, choreographer, ballet master

KENICHI SOKI
Japan Finalist of the 16th International Ballet Competition – Varna 1994
Premier Dancer, choreographer, ballet pedagogue

CLOTILDE VAYER
France Laureate of the 9th International Ballet Competition – Varna 1978
Prima Ballerina, Ballet Master, Paris Grand Opera

MAXIMILIANO GUERRA
Argentina Laureate of the 13th International Ballet Competition – Varna 1988
Principal Dancer

MERIH BAHAR ҪIMENCILER
Turkey Prima Ballerina, choreographer, ballet pedagogue
State Artist

Prof. SUN HEE KIM
Korea ballet pedagogue, Professor at Korean National
Institute of Arts

TURSYNBEK NURKALIYEV
Kazakhstan choreographer, Ballet Master- In-Chief of National Theater
of Opera and Ballet, Astana, Artistic Director of Astana
Ballet Company, Director of the International Ballet
Competition in Kazakhstan

Prof. HIKMET MEHMEDOV
Bulgaria choreographer, ballet pedagogue, professor with
the Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts, Plovdiv, Artistic
Director of the Opera – Philharmonic Society
Ballet – Burgas