The 2021 Edition of the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition will take place online March 8-19 “Preserving the Past – Discovering the Future”
The 2021 Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition will take place online, with dancers performing live and in their own time zones, in Asia, North America, South America, Eastern Europe, South Africa, and Australia. For each time zone, there will be a different panel of judges. As in past years, selected entrants will dance for medals, prizes, scholarships to dance academies around the world, and contracts to international companies. All programs will be broadcast worldwide and will be accompanied by narrators. The Competition will culminate with a Grand Gala on March 19th, featuring medalists from past years, now shining with major companies around the world.
Youth – ages 11-12
Student – ages 13-14
Junior – ages 15 to 17
Senior – ages 18 to 26
Entrants will select their dances from the list provided by VKIBC, and includes solos from La Bayadere, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Le Corsaire, Fairy Doll, the Flames of Paris, La Fille Mal Gardee, Laurencia, Napoli, Paquita, Raymonda, Walpurgis Nacht, and more, plus pas de deux for Junior and Senior Divisions. In addition to the classical competition, VKIBC will continue to devote one day to contemporary dance.
For further information visit: www.vkibc.org
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