The first ever Hungarian Ballet Grand Prix - Veszprém international ballet competition for children and youth age groups is organised between 26 – 29 June 2023.
The goal of the event is talent management and the establishment of a tradition, as well as promoting ballet teaching and ballet art among a wider circle in Hungary.
Professional head of the competition: Tamás Solymosi, ballet dancer and ballet director.
LOCATION & HOSPITALITY
Veszprém, European Capital of Culture in 2023, hosts the 4-day event. Venues of the Grand Prix include the modern ballet and theatre studio of ActiCity cultural and leisure centre built partly with this purpose in mind, as well as various community spaces.
An 11-person international jury ensures the highest standards of the qualifiers and competition. Members of the jury are internationally recognized dance artists, masters and committed sponsors from the world of dance, who have shaped Hungarian ballet.
Agnese Andersone | Mária Aradi | Gergő Ármin Balázs | Imre Dózsa | János Kiss | Gergely Leblanc | Tatiana Melnik | Albert Mirzoyan | Viktoria Podolskaya | Ildikó Pongor
COMPETITION RULES →
Registration and video link submission | 06 February - 30 April 2023
Professional Application | 01 May - 31 May 2023
Competition and Assessment by the Jury | 26 June - 28 June 2023
Gala event | 29 June 2023
pre-competitive | age 7-9
junior 1 | age 10-12
junior 2 | age 13-14
youth 1 | age 15-16
youth 2 | age 17-18
The final ranking will be based on the performance of the competitors. Results are announced at a special ceremony on the final day of the competition.
Winners of the 15-18 age groups receive EUR 2000 cash Youth Grand Prix, and they are also invited to perform at next year’s gala event.
Winners of the 10-14 age groups receive EUR 1000
cash Junior Grand Prix.