Applications for the competition are completed!
Applications received after February 8, 2021 (23:59) will not be considered!
The Application and accompanying documentation should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
In the Subject of the e-mail, it is obligatory to state the discipline, category, name and surname of the competitor (in that order).
1. Application form (word)
2. One color photo of the ensemble in high resolution minimum 2000px
3.One conductors color photo in high resolution minimum 2000px
4. Confirmation of the registration fee payment to the organizer’s bank account number
1.1. The video recording registration is submitted in the application form via the google drive link – without any time limit of keeping the contents set (indicate the exact start time of each composition).
1.2. All recordings of the compositions, within the estimated time, should be sent merged into one video in format prescribed by the propositions.
1.3. Videos of the compositions can be from different locations, taken in the previous 2 years.
1.4. Playback or post-production of audiorecording is not allowed
1.5. Video format: MP4, minimum resolution HD Ready 720p (1280×720px), 24mps, 16:9 rate, in landscape format (not portrait). Higher resolution is allowed but a 16: 9 rate must be maintained.
1.6. Do not add additional visuals in the video (text, animation, etc.)
1.7. File name: Discipline_Category_Competitor,s name and surname (Example:Piano_VI_Marko_Markovic.mp4)
1.8. The cadre must be stable and the competitors must be seen at all times.
Video recommendations and tips
– If you are recording, by camera, photo camera or mobile phone, we recommend using a tripod for camera for the sake of the recording stability. Do not record by hand.
– Be careful to avoid noise of any kind.
– Avoid pointing the light source at the camera.
– Use enough light so that the video is not dark.
I, II – 20 EUR
III, IV – 30 EUR
V, VI – 40 EUR
VII, VIII – 50 EUR
User: Faculty of Arts in Niš
IBAN: RS35840000000024579055, University of Niš Faculty of Arts, KneginjeLjubice no.10, Niš, Serbia
SWIFT: NBSRRSBGXXX, National Bank of Serbia (NBS) Belgrade, Nemanjina 17, Serbia, DEUTDEFFXXX,
Deutsche Bank AG, F/M, Taunusanle 12, Germany
Purpose of payment: Registration fee for Competition Constantine the Great Niš
The program for all categories is of free choice.
I – Groups up to 4 singers, no age limit – program lasting up to 6 minutes
II – Groups up to 9 singers – program lasting up to 10 minutes
III – Vocal-instrumental ensembles up to 12 members – program lasting up to 12 minutes
IV – Children’s Choirs, 2/3 of members up to 15 years of age – program up to 7 minutes
V – Youth Choirs, 2/3 of members up to 25 years of age – program lasting up to 10 minutes
VI – Chamber Choirs– 1/3 of members above 25 years of age – program up to 15 minutes
VII – Academic Choirs, no age limit – program lasting up to 15 minutes
VIII – Choir-performance,no age limit – program lasting up to 15 minutes
The jury evaluates the competitors by giving points, the lowest number being 10 and the highest 100.
The sum of the jury points is divided by the number of jury members, giving the final points number.
First prize: 93-100 points
Second prize: 86-92 points
Third prize: 80-85 points
Commendation: 70-79 point
The decisions of the Jury are final.
The organizers of the International Competition, Constantine the Great, is the Faculty of Arts in Niš, the University of Niš and the City of Niš.
The competition is completely realized via the Internet and in accordance with the Competition Rulebook (pdf).
The number of prizes awarded by the Jury is not limited.
All the awarded competitors will be given diplomas by e-mail, and within each discipline are determined – a special award called the Competition Grand Prix (100 points) and the discipline Laureate (97-100 points) who receive a cup in addition to the diploma. If more competitors from different disciplines win the maximum number of points, the Grand Prix is awarded to the youngest.
The Professor / Mentor with the highest number of high-ranking competitors receives the diploma the Professor of the Competition.
The video of the laureates will be broadcast on 3rd June on the University of Niš website and the City of Niš website, in honour of the City of Niš celebration – St. Emperor Constantine and Empress Helena.
The media coverage of the whole project is provided by the organizer.
The results will be published on the site, according to the calendar of events.
November 2020 Announcing the Competition
January 31, 2021 Deadline for Application
Submitting an official Application for the Competition means complete and unconditional accepting the Competition program and conditions, that is, the right to copy, publish and communicate, or present their work /recording in printed and electronic media, publish it on the Facebook page of both the Competition and the Faculty of Arts in Niš. This right has no geographical or time limit. The submitted material and the paid registration fee cannot be refunded.
CONDUCTOR / KEMEROVO, RUS
CONDUCTOR / TETOVO, MKD
CONDUCTOR / KARDITSA, GRE
CONDUCTOR / SKIEN, NOR
CONDUCTOR / NIŠ, SRB