Latvian Modern Dance School „DANCE OF STREET”
International Dance Academy
invite to take part in
Latvian Open Street Dance Championship 2016
(Hip Hop Dance, House, Streetdance Show, Disco Dance)
Latvian Open Dance Show Cup 2016
We invite you to take part in one of the biggest modern dance event – Open Latvian Championship.
The competitions will held in the capital of Latvia – Riga.
Riga is spread on the both sides of the river Daugava (Nothern Dvina), not far for the place where river Daugava flew into the Riga’s Gulf. Riga’s the biggest Baltic town.
The historic center, the heart of Riga, is Old Town. Its narrow streets and cobblestones provide an opportunity to plunge into the atmosphere of the Middle Ages of long-gone centuries. Today there are concentrated the most part of the major attractions of the city. There are impressive Swedish Gate, House of Blackheads, Powder Tower – the only surviving medieval fortifications, Riga Castle, St. Peter’s Church – one of the main sightseeing of the city. Undoubtedly, it is interesting to visit Riga Central Market – one of the largest and oldest in Europe. The city has many parks and gardens, the oldest one are Verman’s Park and Viesturs Garden, which has been founded by Peter I in 1072 and became the first public garden in Riga.
Latvian Olympic Center, Grostonas street 6b, Riga, Latvia.
February 27 – 28, 2016
27.02.2015 Hip-hop dance, House
28.02.2015 Street Dance Show, Show dance, Disco Dance.
NOMINATIONS AND CATEGORIES:
Groups by age:
APPLICATIONS for participation must be received by the Organizer not later than 23:59 on February 10, 2016. After February 10 applications are accepted only on the condition of increased application fee.
Registration must be made on-line at www.championship.lv !
More information on registration can be found at www.lmda.lv
The organizer reserves the right to combine the nomination at the end of the registration!
For participants who arrive on Friday, February 26, 2015 - the Organizer provides facilities for training during the day from 11:00 to 22:00 at Lachplesha street 87, Riga, Dance School "Dance of Street".
Qualifying rounds are held: finals - up to 9 participants, semi-finals – for up to 16, quarter finals – up to 32, 1/8 finals – for more than 32 participants.
The number of dancers in the calls in Beginners nominations (organizer’s music) in the finals - not more than 2, in the semifinals - not more than 4, in the quarter-finals - at least 4, in other rounds - not less than 6.
PERFORMANCE RULES FOR DANCE DISCIPLINES
Props are allowed only in the category and / or disciplines ShowDance and StreetDanceShow. However, props must be such that the dancer could bring it to the dance floor and back by himself once at a time.
In NONE category or discipline can be used liquids or other substances as props that can stain, damage or make the dance floor dangerous for the dancers.
Not allowed to perform the same performance in different disciplines. For example: the same composition can not be represented in the nominations SreetDanceShow and DanceShow.
Lifts (support) are allowed in the categories and/or disciplines ShowDance and StreetDanceShow, and in nominations Hip-Hop Dance Formation Junior and Adult.
In the children's categories, in the age group Children, lifts (support) are prohibited in all disciplines!!!
Show Dance - based on the use of vocabulary Jazz/Lyrical, Ballet and/or Modern and Contemporary dance techniques. Other dance disciplines can be used, but should not dominate!! It is prohibited to use techniques of sport ballroom dance and Rock and Roll.
1. Must be of good quality.
2. Only on CD. (Audio CD)
3. The CD must be at the DJ’s desk before the category started and include the name of the team or name dancer, song title and start number.
4. The CD should have only one audio track.
5. The participant must inform DJ – will he begin at the point or will he go to the dance floor under the music.
Organizer offers the accommodation for the participants in a 4-star hotel MARITIM Park Hotel ****. (Or other appropriate level of hotel).
Hotel MARITIM is a synonymous to high standard. Elegant atmosphere, comfortable rooms, fine cuisine, attentive service and the hospitality of the hotel staff MARITIM Park Hotel in Riga earned loyalty and appreciation of thousands of customers.
As part of the German hotel chain which unites hotels in many countries, including Spain, Turkey and Egypt, the hotel MARITIM Park Hotel Riga has a strong reputation for first-class hotel and conference center. One of the main advantages of the hotel MARITIM Park Hotel is a convenient location. The Old Town can be reached on foot through the scenic Victory Park.
The hotel offers free and spacious parking to receive tourist groups arriving by bus, as well as individual guests on cars.
2-, 3- bed room accommodations in large comfortable rooms with private facilities.
Also accommodation can be arranged in hostels upon request.
President of Dance School “Dance of Street”
Phone +371 2955 3495
Questions about accomodation
Phone: +371 26007444
Ms. JULIA USHAKOVA-REIDER
Questions about visas