In Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Region-Ugra on 1April, 2014 the regional stage of All-Russian Competition of Children and Youth on literary and artistic creativity finished. The competition was held by the Department of Education and Youth Policy of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Region for developing spiritual and patriotic education of children and teenagers. The participants were the best students from 13 municipals of the Autonomous Region. The competition jury considered 60 works in 7 nominations in two age groups (10-13 years and 14-18 years). According to the results the winners are:

Nomination «Illustrations of favorite books»: the second age group (14-18 years): 1-st prize — Tatjana Baranova («Secondary school № 8» Kogalym) — 25 points.

  Nomination «Poetry» the second age group (14-18 years): 3rd prize — Tatjana Baranova «Secondary school № 8» Kogalym) — 88 points. Congratulations to Tatiana Baranovа!

The choir ensemble «Allegro», from the Secondary school 8, participated in the International Music Festival — «Young2014 Prague» which was held from 03.27.2014 to 30.03.2014 in the capital of Czech Republic. The first festival «Young Prague» was presented in 2003 and in 2014 it became the most popular event for young people from 8 to 26 years old, who are fond of music and choral singing. Every year more than 1,000 participants come to festival from all over the world to show their skills, share experiences with others and get acquainted with one of the cultural capitals of Europe — Prague. This year, 32 ensembles from 14 countries met in Prague. They were from Belarus, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, and USA.

 Festival events were divided into two categories:

 Category A — the performance in public (concerts). Participants — choirs, orchestras and musical groups, which represented 1-2 concerts.

 Category B — competitive performances. Participants — symphony orchestras and string, brass bands, jazz bands, other (pop, folk).

. The choir ensemble «AIlegro» appeared in the category of «the girls’ choir» and performed three songs in the Russian, the Czech and the English languages. The festival gave the team the opportunity to show their talent and skills. The girls also had got a chance to make new friends from around the world and appreciate the culture of other countries and people. The festival was a great educational experience for our team.  We are thankful to our sponsor LTD company “LUKOIL — Western Siberia” for the financial support and to the school administration, represented by the headmistress Ekaterina V. Bazhenova.

Рубрика: IB News