It is our pleasure to announce the 8th edition of
"Stars of the Albion. Grand Prix 2021" international performing arts
festival & competition. This unique multicultural project joins
musicians, dancers and artists from across the world and provides
valuable opportunities for young emerging artists to showcase their
talent as well as to enhance technical and performance skills, to
establish and develop their career. It is organised by Musica Nova
Productions Agency & Academy under the Patronage of the World
Association of Performing Arts (WAPA) and is promoted by Stars of
the Albion Ltd Foundation.
This year the programme includes the competition, an
Opening concert on Sunday the 3rd of October by our Judges, a
virtual tour of London and an online Awards Ceremony and a Gala
concert of winners of the competition on Sunday 10th October.
We expect participants from over 25 countries to
attend our online event, including the UK, France, Germany, Italy,
USA, Israel, China, Greece, Portugal, Argentina, Malta, Philippines,
Algeria, Bulgaria, Poland, Ukraine, Georgia, Russia, Latvia,
Republic of Belarus, Estonia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Moldova,
Macedonia. Our event has attracted young generation of emerging
talented artists as well as so many established professional
performers from across the world.
Participation in this contest is open to artists from
6 years old with no age limit and is divided between age categories,
with two options of participation in the capacity of either as
amateur or professional performers. All styles and genres can be
presented for the competition programme. There are no repertoire
restrictions. It is expected that each participant will perform two
contrasting compositions. It is expected that each participant will
perform two contrasting compositions.
There are two rounds: the 2nd round (Grand Prix Final
2021) will be judged by world celebrity artists, distinguished
musicians, professional art collectors, gallery owners and painters.
Legendary Marina Andrusenko (Russia) is the Head of
She is a chief editor of famous TV talent shows (Voice, Voice Kids
etc) on major TV channel in Russia.
Konstantin Lapshin (UK) is the Head of Instrumental
Performance jury. Konstantin is a famous pianist, professor of the
Royal College of Music, Doctor of Music.
Our Composition nomination will be judged by famous
Italian composer, arranger, producer Leonardo Di Lorenzo and
celebrity musician and producer Mr. Ron Tom (UK).
A great team of international professional artists
chaired by Ms Jurita AGSA, a Chief Executive at Lady Ju Gallery, UK
will judge Visual Arts nomination.
Dance and Circus show will be chaired by the famous
Ukrainian producer, dancer, festival organiser Sandra Lisovskaya.
All participants will receive Diplomas, trophies,
awards as well as a feedback from our distinguished judges.
1st Round (online): 1 October 2021
2nd Round (online & offline): 2 - 5 October 2021
SATURDAY, 2 OCTOBER 2021 @ 5PM UK TIME
- Online Zoom meeting. Q & A.
Opening Night of “Stars of the Albion. Grand Prix 2021”. Featuring
online concert premier of Stars of the Albion Judges.
2 - 5 OCTOBER 2021
- Online Competitions. All nominations.
- Online Master classes – Artist management and UK music industry.
UK music diplomas online. Introduction to Music education and
SUNDAY, 10 OCTOBER 2021 @ 5PM UK TIME
- Virtual tour: London and Royal Windsor.
- Awards Ceremony & Online Gala Concert of winners and laureates
with participation of judges.
Singing (classical, contemporary, musical theatre). Soloists and
ensembles up to 12 people and choirs. Instrumental playing
(classical, folk, jazz). Soloists, ensembles up to 12 people.
Composition (solo & group).
Ballet, modern, folk. Soloists, ensembles up to 12 people and
Performance in Fine Art, photography, short documentary films.
Acrobatics, gymnastics, equilibristic, juggling, clowns, illusion.
Age category: Children from 6 y.o. & adults, no age
Jurita AGSA (CHAIR)
Jurita AGSA (CHAIR) - United
Kingdom. Artist, Art collector, founder of the Lady Ju Gallery in
London and BadBoyLove International animals Award.
Her experience working in galleries includes liaising
with artists, sales, social media promotion and organising
exhibitions. Has been awarded prestigious art prizes. In April 2020
her oil painting “My dog Bad Boy Tyler” was selected as a present to
Queen Elizabeth II for which Jurita received an award.
Charie Vega - Philippines. International
producer & director. Seasoned Talent Manager and Concert Producer in
the Philippines, Euro Talent Festival- Asia International Director,
and Producer of Vega Talent Festival.
Sergey Minin - Estonia/Russia. Artist,
restorer, icon painter. Member of the Union of artists of Estonia,
of the Association of Russian artists of Estonia, of the arts
Council of the Russian cultural centre in Estonia. Consultant to the
restoration workshops of the Russian Museum of Estonia. Exhibition
activities since 1973, over 18729 group and solo exhibitions.
Participant of many art exhibitions in Russia, Estonia, Germany,
Finland, Latvia, France, Zambia, Zimbabwe, USA, etc, organiser of
the "Africa through the eyes of Russian artists" in Moscow. The
winner of the award of Igor Severyanin in 2006 and of the equestrian
Natalia Jezova - United Kingdom. Artist.
Natalia Jezova is a Russian-born artist who lives in London. She
achieved her Professional Doctorate in Fine Art at the University of
East London in 2021. Natalia communicates through a wide variety of
media, including film, photography and installation. Her art, which
has been exhibited internationally, addresses cultural memory,
identity and gender issues.
Mikhail Zaitsev - United Kingdom. Ph.D.,
Managing Director of the Hay Hill Gallery established in the UK in
2002. Modern and contemporary art.
INTERNATIONAL MUSIC ACADEMY
4th Floor, Silverstream House, 45 Fitzroy Street, Fitzrovia,
London W1T 6EB
Tel: +44 (0) 7765 845489 | +44 (0)7832341745
Official competition website: www.starsofthealbion.org.uk
CEO: Ms. Evgenia Terentieva-Jakubowski
President of the World Association of Performing Arts United
Kingdom Section (WAPA)
Winner of a “Queen’s Award” from the British Council
Laureate of international piano, singing, composition
Laureate of the Gold Franz Kafka Medal (Czech Republic)
Concert musician: singer, pianist, composer, educator
Dip Dist St. Petersburg Conservatoire (Russia), DipGSMD,