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I International Festival-competition

of children’s and youth creativity

Tashkent city                                                  2 — 7 May 2018

      The International Festival-Competition is held in one of the most beautiful historical cities of the world — in sunny Tashkent — the capital of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Tashkent is one of the oldest cities in Central Asia: the history of the city is more than 2000 years old. The city is located in the valley of the river Chirchik at the foot of high mountains — the spurs of the Western Tyan-Shan. Today it is the large modern metropolis, the fourth largest on the territory of the former USSR.

Tashkent is distinguished by surprisingly harmonious combination of national features of architecture with the features of a modern city. The organizing committee of the contest will provide an opportunity for participants to visit one of the oldest cities in the world — in Samarkand. This city is the same age as Athens, Rome and Babylon, an important crossroads on the Great Silk Road. Samarkand was included by UNESCO in the World Heritage List, as the City — Crossroads of Cultures.


Founders and organizers:

JV «ARDUS», Concert Hall «Zarafshan»

with the support of:

Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan,

TV Channel — «Sevimli TV».


International judges:

Competent artists and cultural workers of Uzbekistan and other countries.

  1. Aims and objectives of the Festival:

The competition is held with the aim of spreading the idea of ​​spiritual unity, friendship of peoples, interethnic harmony and with the aim of identifying young talents and their all-round support, as well as the main tasks of the competition are:

  • Strengthening of mutual understanding and friendly relations between children and youth of Uzbekistan and other countries of the world in the name of peace and good-neighborly relations;
  • Support and development of amateur creativity of children and youth of Uzbekistan and other countries;
  • Support and development of creative abilities of children and youth with disabilities
  • Exchange of experience and artistic achievements of creative collectives of Uzbekistan and other countries of the world;
  • Preservation and continuity of cultural traditions of peoples of different countries of the world.
  • Formation of aesthetic taste of performers on examples of the best examples of artistic creativity of children and youth of different countries of the world;
  • Increasing the artistic level of the repertoire of the groups and performing skills of the participants by the results of the competitive selection of the best examples of artistic creativity;
  • Raising the professional level of team leaders;
  • Development of interethnic, interregional and international relations in the field of artistic creativity of children and youth;
  • Expansion of the outlook, intellectual level and cultural dialogue in various spheres of creativity;


  1. The time and venue of the Festival:
  • The International Festival of Children’s and Youth Creativity «Rose of the East» is held annually in Tashkent and other cities of Uzbekistan in late April and early May. In the nominations: choreography, pop and folk vocal, fashion theater «Art fashion».
  • Selection rounds for participants from Uzbekistan are held from March to May, on the basis of the Zarafshan Concert Hall. (under separate Regulation)
  • Open Republican festival-competition «Winter patterns» is held in late December, early January. In the nominations: choreography — Uzbek dance, Russian dance, dances of the peoples of the world, choreographic performances for winter, fairy-tale themes; vocal — show-numbers for a winter, fairy-tale theme. In the festival program — show programs with winter themes (under separate Regulation)
  1. Contents and conditions of the Festival-contest                 

Children’s and youth creative teams and individual performers of Uzbekistan who have passed preliminary qualifying rounds (Supplement No. 1), as well as children’s and youth creative teams and individual performers of the countries of near and far abroad can take part in the Festival.

According to the results of the competition are determined by the winners in the following categories:

  • Choreography (folk, folk-stylized, modern-variety dance) — collectives;
  • Variety and popular vocal — solo, ensembles;
  • Theater of fashion «Art fashion»

(the organizing committee reserves the right to modify and add contest nominations and various genre directions of artistic creativity)


Participants are divided into age categories:

In the international competition of children’s creativity:

  • Up to 8 years
  • From 9 to 12
  • From 13 to 17 years old

In the International Youth Contest:

  • From 18 to 28 years old

In the nomination of «Art fashion»:

  • Up to 17 years (inclusive) — children’s and teenage fashion theaters
  • From 18 to 28 years — youth fashion theaters


In the qualifying rounds for mandatory participants from Uzbekistan:

Children’s competition — from 5 to 17 years

Youth — from 18 to 28 years old

Laureates of the International Festival-Contest «Rose of the East» — citizens of Uzbekistan, can not take advantage of preferential rights upon admission to universities of the Republic of Uzbekistan.


  1. Determination of the winners and awards of the competition:
  • The jury of the competition determines the winners of three grades in each age group and the winner of the Grand Prix at the general meeting, according to the results of the voting and scored points, it becomes one contestant (regardless of age category) who received the highest jury ratings and received the highest number votes at the general meeting of the jury;
  • In the event that the contestants receive the same total ratings, the final rating of the participant is determined by voting at the general meeting of the jury members;
  • The decision of the general meeting of the jury is final and not subject to revision;
  • People’s Choice Award is determined by the results of the audience’s voting (if such is established by the organizers or sponsors);
  • All participants of the festival-contest will be awarded diplomas of Laureates, Diplomats or Participants, as well as prizes to winners from the founders of the festival, organizers and guests of the festival.
  • The symbol of the festival is Rose. It is the most beloved and revered flower not only in the East and Central Asia but also all over the world. His beauty was sung by many poets. Rose is rightfully recognized as the queen of flowers. Roses are so diverse in their aesthetic character and expressiveness that they can be an absolute symbol of perfection and grace. The winners are awarded with the queen of flowers:

Grand Prix — big red rose, 1 place (gold) — yellow tea rose, 2 place (silver) — white rose, 3 place (bronze) — cream rose, diplomantam — gently pink.

  • Organizers, founders, jury members and sponsors can establish special prizes.


  1. Competition program:


  • The first day of the competition — the pop song of the composer of the country is performed and in the language of the country, which the contestant represents;
  • Contestants not from Uzbekistan can take part in a special nomination — a song by Uzbek authors, in Uzbek;

* Folk performers — soloists, ensembles

  • The second day of the contest — a pop song from the category «World hit» is performed;

* Folk performers — soloists, ensembles


Accompaniment — a high-quality soundtrack «minus one» (mini-disk, CD or USB-flash drive). Recording auxiliary voices (backing vocals) is acceptable in case it does not duplicate the main voice (melodic line) and does not interfere with the listening of the performer. The duration of the sound is no more than 4 (four) minutes. The phonogram is provided directly by the contestant.


The criteria for evaluation:

— musicality, artistic interpretation of a musical work;

— purity of intonation and sound quality;

— the beauty of the timbre and the power of the voice;

— stage culture;

— complexity of the repertoire;

— correspondence of the repertoire to performing abilities and the age category of the performer;

— performing skills.



The first day of the contest — the dance number of the country is performed, which is represented by the contestant (folk, variety, stylized), contestants from Uzbekistan perform Uzbek dance, or dance of the peoples of the world.

The second day of the competition — a choreographic number is performed in any genre direction


The criteria for evaluation:

— performing skills — the technique of execution of movements;

— composition of the room;

— correspondence of the repertoire to the age characteristics of the performers;

— scenic (plastic, costume, props, culture of performance);

— selection and matching of musical and choreographic material;

— Artistry, the disclosure of the artistic image.


The qualitative phonogram is recorded on a separate CD, MD or USB flash drive with two competitive tracks, on which the name of the collective, the name of the two contest numbers, the duration of the sound of the tracks.


Fashion Theater — «Art fashion»:

  • The collective represents the theatrical production of the collection (s). Collections of at least 3 models are accepted.
  • demonstration time is not more than 5 minutes;
  • An annotation (several sentences) is presented for each collection or display, revealing its meaning and idea;
  • the demonstration of the collections goes under the phonogram, speech insets are possible;

Mastering of phonograms is recorded on a separate CD, MD or digital media (flash drive) as the only track on which the name of the collective, the name of the collection, the duration of the track sound should be indicated.


The criteria for evaluation:

— costume design (design, aesthetics),

— the integrity of the composition,

— the consistency of style,

— originality of the director’s decision,

— idea, entertainment,

— Artistry, plastic and choreography,

— musical design,

— preservation of traditions.

 The festival program:

Soloists of various variety genres, folklore groups, vocal studios, fashion theaters, choreographic collectives, instrumental ensembles, etc. can take part in the festival. (except for VIA)

Festival program from each delegation should not exceed 30 minutes, soloists 10 minutes.

  1. Organizational requirements:
  • Costs for participation in the competition (travel, accommodation, meals, concert costumes, phonograms, excursion services, accreditation fee …) are borne by the contest participants, or persons (organizations) representing them.

* Children and young people with disabilities participate in the competition on preferential terms (no accreditation fee is charged).

  • The Organizing Committee of the contest guarantees placement of contestants and accompanying persons in hotels, upon preliminary requests from delegations. Categories of rooms and their cost are agreed with the organizing committee after receiving the relevant applications for accommodation.
  • The amount of the organizational fee for participation in the competition, payment for excursions, and other expenses for the stay of participants and accompanying persons at the Festival-contest, will be calculated each year separately, and sent out upon preliminary requests of participants.


  1. Special Conditions
  • Participant of the competition (Laureate, Diploma) allows the Festival Directorate to use his image in the production of promotional products and agrees to use his name in connection with the International Festival-Competition of Children and Youth Creativity «Rose of the East»;
  • The participant of the competition (Laureate, Diploma) gives the right to the Directorate of the Festival:

for the public use of works (materials submitted for the Competition) and demonstration in information, advertising and other purposes, reproduce through any media and in any way all the speeches that took place within the framework of the International Festival of Children and Youth Creativity «Rose of the East», to produce audio and video production on the basis of concert performances within the framework of the International festival-competition of children’s and youth creativity «Rose of the East» for the purpose of distribution exclusively for advertising and popularization of the festival.


 Applications for participation at the following address:

Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Matbuotchillar-17, Concert Hall «Zarafshan»

e-mail: roza-vostoka@mail.ru , tel: 8 (371) 232-16-52, (+99890) 953-43-25,

group of the Rose of the East at the telegram: (+99890) 931-66-32

Our website: www.ardus.uz


Executive Director

of the competition «Rose of the East»                                   Ivannikova O.A.



Application for participation at the festival-competition


  1. Full denomination of the team:
  2. Address, phone, fax, e-mail
  3. Name and surname of the manager
  4. The sending party
  5. Name and surname of the director of the collective
  6. Number of persons:


Including girls:


  1. Number of accompanying persons


Including women:


  1. Brief description of the team (year of formation, awards, speeches)
  2. Performance program in nominations (author, title, rendering time)
  3. What kind of technical assistance is necessary for you to execute the program (the organizing committee will try to provide you with this assistance if possible)


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The preliminary program

of the First International Festival-Competition «Rose of the East 2018»:


  • May 2 — arrival of participants, rehearsals, opening of the Festival of Draws;
  • May 3 till May 5 — competitive days, festival programs of delegations,
  • May 6 — Gala concert, awarding participants
  • May 7 — for those who wish — departure to Samarkand, departure of participants


Financial conditions:

  • Costs for participation in the competition (travel, accommodation, meals, concert costumes, phonograms, excursion services, accreditation fee …) are borne by the contest participants, or persons (organizations) representing them.


Proposal of the organizing committee:

Package N1 — 120 $ per person — accommodation at the hotel (hostel type, 3,4,5x — accommodation with extra beds in the rooms); (places are limited)

Package N2 — 180 $ per person — accommodation in the hotel *** (2,3x — extra beds in the rooms); (places are limited)

Package №3 — $ 235 — hotel «Uzbekistan» **** (3,4х local accommodation)

Package No. 4 — $ 310 — hotel «Uzbekistan» **** (double occupancy)


The cost of the package includes:  Accommodation in the hotel — 5 days: check-in — on May 2 after 14.00, departure — on May 7, until 12.00. (stay earlier or departure after the specified period is paid by participants in addition); transfer — a meeting, seeing off, with — on the concert platform; 3 meals a day; check in; organizational expenses.


In all of the packages laid festival discount — from 30% to 60%.

Participants who do not purchase packages resolve issues of registration and transfer themselves.

Accreditation fees for participants:

  • Soloists — $ 50
  • Duets, trio — $ 80
  • Team (up to 10 people) — $ 100, each next participant pays — $ 10


Excursions (optional, extra charge):

  1. The three-hour sightseeing tour in Tashkent — $ 5 per person. — from 2 to 6 May, in free from performances time.
  2. One-day excursion to the foothills of the western Tien Shan, Chimgan mountains — 1700m above the sea level, Beldersay, the water area of the Charvak mountain reservoir, Khodzhikent settlement, ancient rock drawings, lunch in the tea-house (menu pay separately) — $ 20 per person — May 6. .
  3. One-day excursion to Samarkand — Afrosiab train — cost of one-way economy ticket 25 $ (in development)


All calculations are made in sums at the rate of the Central Bank of RUz on the day of payment.

The application form and the Regulations can be obtained by sending the request to roza-vostoka@mail.ru