Nomination “pop vocal”


Date and place:

The competition will be held from 5 to 9 November 2018 in the concert hall “Astana”.


General characteristics of the competition:

– Competitive performances are held publicly in the concert hall;

– The order of performance will be determined by the drawing of lots of all the participants and will remain until the end of the competition;

– When you have one: mini discs or a flash card, the surname of the artist, the authors and the title of the work must be clearly written on the leader tape. The recording must be made on professional equipment;

– The competition is held among solo performers, duets, trios, variety ensembles;

– Contestants perform 3 songs;

– The duration of the performance of each participant is not more than 4 minutes.


Requirements for participants:

– The competition is open to participants of any nationality aged 16 to 35 years inclusive.


Application conditions:

– Applications for the proposed model are filled in block letters along with

other necessary documents are accepted at the Organizing Committee of the Office of Culture and Sports of Astana, as well as on the official website of the festival;

– Before sending an electronic application, make sure that all the required fields

are full. It is also not recommended to send an electronic application 2 or more times. An incomplete package from the list of required documents will not be considered an accepted application for participation in the festival.

  1. Application;
  2. Copy of passport or other identity document;
  3. A brief biography, including academic education, a list of competitions and festivals in which you participated (attach a copy of diplomas);
  4. A copy of the diploma or certificate from the place of study.



The jury consists of reputable and recognized musicians, as well as well-known experts in the art world.

The decision of the jury is not subject to revision!


Check in:

The registration procedure will be held in the concert hall “Astana” on November 5, 2018.


Food, accommodation and transportation:

The Organizing Committee provides the participants with food and accommodation for the entire period of participation in the festival. In the event that a contestant leaves the competition, the expenses for his stay are paid independently.

Foreign participants independently issue visas as well as go through the registration procedure with the migration police.

Contestants arriving in Astana before the deadline will bear the costs of their stay before the arrival time set by the organizing committee (regardless of the flight and train schedule).






  1. Hit from the country of the contestant



  1. World hit


III round


  1. Song performance by Kazakhstani composers



Prizes and awards:

Grand Prix – Honorary diploma, medal and monetary prize 350 000 tenge

1st place – Honorary diploma, medal and money prize 300 000 tenge

2nd place – Honorary diploma, medal and monetary award 250 000 tenge

3rd place – Honorary diploma, medal and cash prize 200,000 tenge


Special awards:

– Award from the Department of Culture and Sports of Astana – a diploma and monetary

Award of 80 000 tenge is issued by the decision of the jury members.

– In the nomination “Pop vocal” diploma named after Bolat Syzdykov and monetary

Award of 80 000 tenge is issued by the decision of the jury members.

– Participants in the final round, who did not become laureates, are awarded with diplomas and

title “Diploma of the International Festival”.