The III All-Russian contest and festival Star Born in St. Petersburg is to be held during November 30 – December 10. This year’s event will be a tribute to the Russian and Soviet composer Sergey Banevich.
The contest will be held in both online and offline modes, with professional and amateur singers alike invited to participate.
The festival is aimed as a platform for participants to exchange their experience, and for young talented singers to learn from well-established professionals, a spokesperson for the organizers told Saint-Petersburg TV Channel.
Contestants of 18 and older can take part in the online competition, and the minimum age to participate in the online mode is 14 up.
Winners will be selected in three categories, pop and academic vocal, instrumental and vocal groups, and orchestras. The programme of the festival includes master classes, artistic workshops, and a gala concert.
The deadline for applying is November 29. Participation is free.