What is "Bridges over the Neva"?
International Competition
Participants from different countries. Dance groups from Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Italy, Norway, China and Japan.
More Then 800 Participiants
Over a 15-year history, more than 12,000 contestants took part in the choreographic competition
Provide Full Service
The organizers take care of everything: performance, accommodation, meals, transfers, cultural and educational program.
With the support of Administration
The competition is supported by the Administration of St. Petersburg
Russian state theatre the "Baltic house" is founded in 1924. It received the status of "theatre-festival hall", where every year multiple events like international forums, workshops, stage festivals, including "Theatre festival", initiated by the Russian culture ministry, are held. This is the only full-scale project that systematically works on strengthening cultural ties between Russia and the Baltic states, as well as other European and Asian countries.
The stage at the LDM Theater "New Stage" was designed and built by American designers and architects. The latest speaker system was developed by European and American specialists.
Comfortable room. There are no tiers or balconies - only the parterre. 100% view of the scene from each of the 1200 locations.
Scene tablet: width 16 m, depth 12 m. Proscene: width 27 m, depth 2.4 m.
Performing on the stage of the LDM Theater "New Stage" in St. Petersburg is an opportunity for creative teams to show their skills to the general public at one of the best modern concert venues in the city.
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Diplomas, gifts and prizes for competitors
Diplomas
Diplomas and certificates of participation are issued to EVERY participant
Prizes
Generous prizes and money certificates with total value of 100 000 RUR from sponsors, partners and organizers.
Excursions For Free
Touring across the awesome city – fantastic guided excursions.
Entertainment
Gala concert and party with Dj for participants that will have taken part in the competition.
Special gift from organizers
Performance of the State Song and Dance Ensemble "Barynya"
Artistic director Honored Artist of Russia Tatyana Timokhina
Full service for participiants
4* Hotel Accomodation
Favourable prices for accommodation in comfortable rooms under partnership programs on special terms.
Great Meal Package
Organized, adequate, balanced meals 3 times a day under the Sanitary Regulations and Norms. European buffet breakfasts, lunch and dinner in the theatre cafes and the restaurants of the city.
Comfortable Transfer
Comfortable buses fully compliant with the requirements of the Russian legislation for children transportation for all of your trips across the city.
Convenient rehearse schedule
Convenient time to rehearse your performances (before contest show and Gala concert).
Excursions
As one of the gifts from the organizers for the participants of the International Competition of Choreographic Art "Bridges over the Neva" On April 3-6, 2022 there will be a guided sightseeing bus tour of the city "Petrovsky Petersburg".
Guided city tour "Petrovsky Petersburg"
Excursion "Along the Old Peterhof road" with a visit to the Great Peterhof Palace
Excursion to Pavlovsk with a visit to the Pavlovsk Palace
Gallery
Several professional photographers work to create a gorgeous pictures for your team.
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Jury
The Jury board of previous competitions
The final set of jury 2020 will be published later.
BOYARCHIKOV
Nikolay
Professor, People's artist of Russia, Honoured Artist of Russia. Recipient of the State Prize named after М. Glinka 1977, "Zolotoy Sofit" award winner 2000, 2003.
GAYEVAYA
Valentina
People's artist of Belarus, artistic director of the Belarusian state honoured choreographic ensemble «Khoroshki».
Recipient of the State Prize of Belarus, the Chevalier of the Order of Francysk Skaryna.
VASILKOV
Yury
Former soloist, choreographer and stage director, teacher at the Academy of Russian ballet, at the Leningrad State Institute of Theatre, Music and Cinema; acting coach at the Maly Drama Theatre, professor. Recipient of the National Award of Latvia 2001.
TARABANOVA
Tatyana
Choreographer, teacher at the Academy of Russian ballet named after A. Vaganova, teacher at the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, dancer.
FADEYEVA
Svetlana
Former soloist at the Mikhailovsky Theatre, teacher of the department at the higher trade-union school,Honoured artist of Russia, professor.
MATVEYEV
Valery
Honoured artist of the RSFSR, head of the choreography department at the Arts lycee «Sankt Peterburg", recipient of Russia's highest social award - medal "Pride of Russia".
KANASHOV Nikolay
Teacher and choreographer. Honoured worker of culture of Russia, Recipient of the Excellence in Teaching award of Georgia.
GORBUNOVA Olga
Head of the choreography department at the State Budgetary Institution of Culture "The House of Folk Arts", Honoured worker of culture of Russia, ballet-mistress. Winner of the UNESCO silver badge "For merit in choreographic art".
ZHURAVLEV Pavel
Head of the state institution "Belarusian state honoured choreographic ensemble "Khoroshki".
VAKULENKO Svetlana
Teacher, TV host, "Kannon-Dance" company choreographer, plastic hands theatre «Hand Made» choreographer, teacher of contemporary dance and acting coach of Mega-Project "Dance Village" (project from "Dance Klondike").
IVANOVA Ekaterina
Classical dance teacher
Lecturer at the Department of Choreography, SPBGIK from 2018 to
present time
LYUBASHIN Alexander
Dance artist, choreographer.
Lecturer and co-curator of the master's program "artistic practices of contemporary forms of dance" at the Academy of Russian Ballet. A. Ya. Vaganova.
TIMOKHINA Tatiana
Honored Artist of Russia
Artistic Director of the State Song and Dance Ensemble "Barynya"
TENCHIKOVA Elena
Classical dance teacher at the John Cranko Ballet School in Stuttgart, Germany.
She entered the Leningrad Academic Choreographic School named after V.I. AND I. Vaganova in 1982, class of G.P. Novitskaya. In 1990 she graduated from the class of I.B. Zubkovskaya.
ROMANOVSKY Vladimir
Chief choreographer of the St. Petersburg Musical Comedy Theater. Choreographer of the Operetta Park International Festival in Gatchina.
Master classes
The participants of Bridges over the Neva Dance Competition in MAY will visit class-concert of the Graduates and students of Saint Petersburg State Institute of Culture.
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WE INVITE charity, public and commercial organizations, funds and public figures TO SUPPORT OUR FESTIVAL-COMPETITION AND EXPAND IT TOGETHER!
Credits
State, charity, non-commercial organizations and public figures:
Founder: Independent non-profit organization
"Aquatorium of talents" creative projects realization center
Has been organizing festivals in Saint Petersburg for more than 12 years.
For your questions on the participation in the festival you may use:
phone: +7-950-026-66-47; +7-952-218-94-88,
e-mail: info@mostneva.ru


Reception in St. Petersburg: "Music Voyages" Company Ltd.One of the top three organizers of business and international tourism in St. Petersburg.

For your questions on accommodation, meals and transportation you may use:
phone/fax: +7 (812) 740-70-98, +7 (812) 740-70-99,
e-mail: mp@sp.ru
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