Notes on The Sand

Find out more about the regulation of the festival.

  • Rules

    The competition is for individual performers and groups, divided into the following age groups:

    • First group: children aged 5 to 8 years
    • Second group: children aged 9 to 11 years
    • Third group: children aged 12 to 14 years
    • Fourth group: youths aged 15 to 17 years
    • Fifth group: youths aged 18 to 24 years
  • Repertoire

    Compulsory repertoire: one song of your choice, without time limit.. The performance is live. The musical accompaniment shall be provided by the participants on in .mp3. or .wav format.

  • Participation

    Participation fees

    • Single performer- 50 lv
    • Duets – 25 lv for each performer
    • Groups – 15 lv for each performer

    Fees are paid in the day of arrival during registration.

    Guardians and guests, who are not accommodated at hotel Helios, are subject to one-off entrance fee of 50 lv for the contest, cocktails and all other festival events listed in the programme.

  • Format

    Participants perform one song. Performances agenda and schedule will be produced by our team. The final version of the program will be published on our website not later than 22nd August 2019.

  • Evaluation

    The performances of the participants will be evaluated in accordance with the following criteria:

    • Tonal and dynamic precision of the performance
    • Consistence of the song with the age of the artist
    • Artististic qualities and attractiveness
    • Stage behavior
  • Jury

    Outstanding foreign and Bulgarian music professionals and singers.

    Expect more information to follow.

  • Awards

    The best performances and participants will be awarded:

    • Awards from Municipality of Kiten
    • Medals and dimplomas for І, ІІ и ІІI places (based on groups)
    • Certificates for all participants in the contest
    • Special Rewards
    • Sponsored invitations for international festivals
  • Other awards

    For each age group, 5 individual awards:

    • Best general performance
    • Stage presence
    • More rewards from partners

    Other awards provided by the partnering companies.