Competition festival WADF “Danza della vita”

Competition festivals WADF

 Italy, Bulgaria, Czech Republic

This page is about summer festivals where dancers from different clubs and schools can participate, regardless of their nationality, dance category or international dance associations. Everybody is welcome.

You are lucky, because now you have the prospect of developing creativity and long-term friendship with us. We offer, not simply, participation in festivals – contests, but the opportunity to participate in the Gala show on the most prestigious stages of the world, we offer dance battles of the best teams. You can live this competition only with us. And, moreover, it’s not bad to get a cash prize or a grant for the best scenes of cruise liners or Sympathy Europark or Disneyland parades.
You can improve and develop your art, learning the culture of the countries where we hold festivals, getting to know World Stars in different nominations and receive master classes from the most famous choreographers like the Bolshoi Theater, Broadway or Europe.
Our producer center has already provided grants to the best youth teams that have felt delight working on the same stage with such stars as “Cirque du Soleil” or Broadway.
Starting this year, we are holding a casting for the free youth project “Show-Performance”, which will have tours in different countries on the best stages of Europe.

Our summer festivals offer you both a competition in the traditions of the halls and concerts on open-air stages surrounded by UNESCO monuments where you will meet with a friendly audience.
We hope that you will be fascinated by the idea of ​​not only competitions, but also the possibility of evaluating your creativity by viewers from different countries. All Laureates receive grants to participate in the most large-scale youth projects:
“World of Youth” Castig Festival on cruise liners around the Mediterranean;
“Sympathies Europarks” Competition Festival at Disneyland Paris
“Parad-Disney” – festival parade at Disneyland;
Competition festivals in Prague – Pilsen – Nuremberg:
“Spring Festival”, “Czech Blossom”; “Autumn Fairy Tale”, “Winter Fairy Tale”.
Feel the joy of creativity in full on the best stages of Europe!

“Danza Della Vita” in Rimini 🇮🇹

June 24-27, 2019

Festival Schedule:

MONDAY 24.6.2019

  • arrival and registration
  • battle of the best formation & groups

TUESDAY 25.6.2019

  • 10.00 mini & children formations
  • 15:00 group–all categories
  • 19:00 brodvey master

WEDNESDAY 26.6.2019

  • 10:00 children &junior, formations and productions
  • 12.00 solo, duo / trio
  • 15.00 junior, adult & senior formations and productions

THURSDAY 27.6.2019

  • 18:00 dance gala evening

“Czech Fairy Tale” 🇨🇿

July 10-13, 2019

Festival Schedule:

WEDNESDAY 10.07.2019

  • arrival and registration
  • battle of the best formation & groups

THURSDAY 11.07.2019

  • 10.00 mini & children formations
  • 15:00 group–all categories
  • 19:00 brodvey master

FRIDAY 12.07.2019

  • 10:00 children &junior, formations and productions
  • 12.00 solo, duo / trio
  • 15.00 junior, adult & senior formations and productions

SATURDAY 13.07.2019

  • 18:00 dance gala evening

“Holiday Of Time Сzech” 🇨🇿

August 15-19, 2019

Festival Schedule:

THURSDAY 15.08.2019

  • arrival and registration
  • battle of the best formation & groups

FRIDAY 16.08.2019

  • 10.00 mini & children formations
  • 15:00 group–all categories
  • 19:00 brodvey master

SATURDAY 17.08.2019

  • 10:00 children &junior, formations and productions
  • 12.00 solo, duo / trio
  • 15.00 junior, adult & senior formations and productions

SUNDAY 19.08.2019

  • 18:00 dance gala evening

“Holiday Of Time Italy” 🇮🇹

August 21-24, 2019

Festival Schedule:

WEDNESDAY 21.08.2019

  • arrival and registration
  • battle of the best formation & groups

THURSDAY 22.08.2019

  • 10.00 mini & children formations
  • 15:00 group–all categories
  • 19:00 brodvey master

FRIDAY 23.08.2019

  • 10:00 children &junior, formations and productions
  • 12.00 solo, duo / trio
  • 15.00 junior, adult & senior formations and productions

SATUDAY 24.08.2019

  • 18:00 dance gala evening

“Holiday Of Time Bulgaria” in Varna 🇧🇬

29.08-1.09, 2019

Festival Schedule:

THURSDAY 29.08.2019

  • arrival and registration
  • battle of the best formation & groups

FRIDAY 30.08.2019

  • 10.00 mini & children formations
  • 15:00 group–all categories
  • 19:00 brodvey master

SATURDAY 31.08.2019

  • 10:00 children &junior, formations and productions
  • 12.00 solo, duo / trio
  • 15.00 junior, adult & senior formations and productions

SUNDAY 01.09.2019

  • 18:00 dance gala evening

“Holiday Of Time Bulgaria” in Sunny Beach 🇧🇬

September 2-5, 2019

Festival Schedule:

MONDAY 02.09.2019

  • arrival and registration
  • battle of the best formation & groups

TUESDAY 03.09.2019

  • 10.00 mini & children formations
  • 15:00 group–all categories
  • 19:00 brodvey master

WEDNESDAY 04.09.2019

  • 10:00 children &junior, formations and productions
  • 12.00 solo, duo / trio
  • 15.00 junior, adult & senior formations and productions

THURDAY 05.09.2019

  • 18:00 dance gala evening

AWARDS:

Each competing dancer will receivea personal certificate:


Upto 74% acquired points BRONZE CERTIFICATE


From 75 %to 79 % acquired points HIGH BRONZE CERTIFICATE


From 80 % to 84 % acquired points SILVER CERTIFICATE


From 85% to 89 % acquired points HIGH SILVER CERTIFICATE


From 90 % to 94% acquired points GOLD CERTIFICATE


From 95 % to 100 % acquired points ELITE GOLD CERTIFICATE


Special award for the 1st place in each category

Grand Prix 1500Eur – 2500Eur

ALSO!

10 best scoring Formations and 10 best scoring Production

Will participate in BEST DANCE GALA EVENING

WITH GRANT AWARDS for 1st-4th places:

1st place – 1200Eur

2nd place – 700Eur

3rd place – 500Eur

4th place – 300Eur

Grants are used to participate in the festivals of Laureates:

DANCE DISCIPLINES:

Sport show

Oriental

Disco

Ballroom dance

Acrobatic dance

Tap dance

Majorettes

Folk

Urban

Latin show

Jazz dance

Modern

AGE DIVISIONS:

MINI:

4-7 years

CHILDREN:

8-11 years

JUNIOR:

12-15 years

ADULT:

16-30 years

SENIOR:

31+ years

CATEGORIES TIME LIMITS:

SOLO

(1 person):

1:00–2:15

DUO/TRIO

(2-3 persons):

1:00–2:15

GROUPS

(4-10 persons):

2:00–3:00

FORMATION

(11-30 persons):

2:00–4:00

PRODUCTION

(31+ persons):

3:00–5:00

REGISTRATION FEES (per person):

SOLO

100 EUR

DUO/TRIO

100 EUR,

per nomination

GROUPS

(4-10 persons):

35 EUR

FORMATION

(11-30 persons):

30 EUR

PRODUCTION

(31+ persons):

25 EUR

BATTLE OF THE BEST:

RULES FOR THE BATTLE:

No age limits

Performing for each group

Max – 1 minute

For teams of

11 dancers and more

All dance styles

REGISTRATION FEES (per person):

PRODUCTION

(31+ persons):

25 EUR

FORMATION

(11-30 persons):

30 EUR

GRANT AWARDS:

1st place – 1500,00 EUR


2nd place – 700,00 EUR


3rd place – 300,00 EUR


5th-8th places – practical gifts

Each team will present their dance for max time – 1 minute.


Jury will choose best 8 teams who will chalange 1 vs 1 team fight in Single-elimination tournament (see the picture below)

The first place – final winner

The second place – final participant

The third place – winner of extra battle between Semi-finals participants

JUDGING SYSTEM:

The jury consists of dance experts (judges, coaches, choreographers), both national and international levels. Appointed judges are experts from difference dance genres.
Each category is judged by 5 judges, specialised for the dance discipline they have been delegated to judge.

Judges evaluate each number using points from 1 (-worst) to 10 (-best) in the following parameters:

  • Technique
  • Musicand rhythm
  • Interpretation
  • Choreography
  • Synchronization

The final result is the arithmetic mean of the scores that have been assigned by all the judges, where the best and worst scores for each evaluated parameter have been discarded. The winner in each category is the number thathas been evaluated with the highest number of points. If two or more numbers reach the same number of points, the winner is the number that has the highest number of points in the technique parameter. If it is not possible to determine the winner even after that, the deciding factor become the highest number of points in parameter music and rhythm, then interpretation, choreography and also synchronization. If after the mentioned order of parameters it is still not possible to determine a winner, best numbers share the first place

This page shows information about 6 festivals in diferent dates and locations:

  • “Danza Della Vita” in Rimini – June 24-27, 2019
  • “Czech Fairy Tale” – July 10-13, 2019
  • “Holiday Of Time Сzech” – August 15-19, 2019
  • “Holiday Of Time Italy” – August 21-24, 2019
  • “Holiday Of Time Bulgaria” in Varna – 29.08-1.09, 2019
  • “Holiday Of Time Bulgaria” in Sunny Beach – September 2-5, 2019

Each festival has 2 types of performances:

1. All nominations – a competition between exact nominations for number of performers: starting from 1 (solo) to a large formations more than 31 persons

2. Teams battle – a competiton between groups starting from 11 persons. It has single-elimination tournament format.


Registration:

Each participant of the festival (collective or soloist) submits an application and submits to the organizing committee the following documents confirming the intention to take part in the festival:

  • Completed registration form (on website)
  • Confirmation of security deposit in the amount of the festival fee for all participants in one nomination.

Dancers, competing in more categories, pay entry fees for each category in which they compete.

Entry fee must be payed after receiving invoice from organizers.

After sending the application to the address of the organizing committee, and paying the festival fee, you must provide a list of participants of the whole group.

In the case of a hotel reservation, an advance payment of EUR 1,500 per team also should be paid. This amount is credited as security and will be taken into total sum in further calculations. The remaining amount of money should be transferred to the organizers in 3 weeks before arrival.

If you need a transfer, you must declare this no later than 60 days before arrival.


Cancellation

Registration cancellation is not possible after the registration deadline, except when the cause of the cancellation is a medical condition (disease, injury etc.) and participant submits to the organizer a physician’s health certificate. Only in such a case paid fee will be refunded as follows:

  • 100 % until 60 days before festival
  • 75 % until 45 days before festival
  • 50 % until 30 days before festival
  • 0 % until 15 days before festival

Dance disciplines:

Pop dance – based on the artistic expression of the performers and the use of elements: jazz technique, classical ballet technique and modern contemporary dance technique. Technique of other dance disciplines can be incorporated. In this nomination the minimum requisite is used. But should not dominate the performance. Story presented by dancers is the essential component of individual performances.

Urban encompasses choreographies of different street dance styles, such as hip hop, break dance. It could be only technical choreography or it could be integrated into a story. Stage props are permitted.

Disco dance contains disco genres such as dance floor and freestyle. Modern elements from hip-hop and break dance etc. are allowed, but typical disco elements should dominate. Acrobatic moves are allowed but should not dominate the performance.

Sport dance is a dance style that combines classical dance technique with precise performance of acrobatic , gymnastic elements. Its choreography should seamlessly blend dance and gymnastic. Elements of gymnastics should be part of the dance, not a gymnastic set of exercises.

Show dance is based on jazz technique, classical ballet technique and modern-contemporary dance technique. Technique of other dance disciplines can be incorporated, but should not dominate the performance. Story, presented by dancers, is the essential component of individual performances.

Jazz is an extremely diverse art form. The entire routine must consist of jazz work, i.e. Jazz technique turns, jumps isolations, stretch etc. Acrobatic elements are not permitted. Choreography must consist of basic jazz elements.

Modern dance is based on a relaxed, free movement-dancing, choreographers use feelings and moods to design their own dance steps. The entire dance routine must consist of modern dance techniques and current trends.

Ballet. Dancers in this discipline must present Classical Ballet Technique and style and must perform it in soft ballet slippers or Pointe shoes. Lyrical and modern jazz techniques are not permitted in this discipline.

Tap. The primary emphasis is on the harmonious bled of the music and dancer’s footwork technique;the dancer uses taps on his/her shoes to make sounds. The music must not contain pre-recorded taps . The dancer’s taps and music must be clearly audible to the dancer him/herself, to the audience and to judges.

Folk and Ethnical.

This style of dance must express regional tradition, passed down from generation to generation. Costumes and music must reflect folkloric tradition.

Majorets incorporated intensive physical activity both to motivate sport teams and audiences and for fun. Choreography can encompass many elements, such as tumbling, jumping, cheering in order to motivate spectators to cheer for a sports team.

Latino show. Dance style dominated by Latin American and Ballroom dances. It can be dance by soloist, couplesor in a group. This style also includes dances like Salsa, Bachata, Argentine tango, Swing

Ballroom dances. It can be danced by soloist, couplesor in a group. This style also includes dances like : slow waltz (Boston), quickstep (fast foxtrot), Viennese waltz, tango, slow foxtrot.

REGISTRATION FORM & ACCOMMODATION:

Registration for Festivals in Italy:










1+1=?

Rimini Pension

27 Eur, BB (breakfast)

Rimini 2* Hotel

35 Eur, HB (breakfast + dinner)

Rimini 3* Hotel

45 Eur, HB (breakfast + dinner)

Rimini 3*-Plus Hotel

49 Eur, BB (breakfast)

59 Eur, HB (breakfast + dinner)

Rimini 4* Hotel

59 Eur, BB (breakfast)

79 Eur, HB (breakfast + dinner)

Registration for Festivals in Czech Republic:










1+1=?

C. Budejovice 2* Hotel

15 Eur

only bed

27 Eur

HB (breakfast + dinner)

35 Eur

FB (breakfast+lunch+dinner)

C. Budejovice 3* Hotel

35 Eur

BB (breakfast)

45 Eur

HB (breakfast+dinner)

C. Budejovice 4* Hotel

45 Eur

BB (breakfast)

59 Eur

HB (breakfast+dinner)

Registration for Festivals in Varna:










1+1=?

Varna 2* Hotel

35 Eur, HB (breakfast+dinner)

Varna 3* Hotel

40 Eur

HB (breakfast+dinner)

45 Eur

FB (breakfast+lunch+dinner)

Varna 4* Hotel

49 Eur

HB (breakfast+dinner)

59 Eur

FB (breakfast+lunch+dinner)

Registration for Festivals in Sunny Beach










1+1=?

Sunny Beach 2* Hotel

25 Eur, HB (breakfast+dinner)

Sunny Beach 3* Hotel

27 Eur

HB (breakfast+dinner)

35 Eur

FB (breakfast+lunch+dinner)

Sunny Beach 4* Hotel

39 Eur

HB (breakfast+dinner)

45 Eur

FB (breakfast+lunch+dinner)