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Judges

"The Board of Judges comprises eminent artists, musicians and dancers whose work has been recognized and honoured by millions of people, and who have taught hundreds of thousands of pupils. They have formed the cultural landscape of
Russia and are a critical part of the Board of Judges."

Andrey Raikin

  • Russian journalist, director, screenwriter and producer. Managing Director of Service of Information and Broadcasting for Kultura TV channel.
  • Member of the Euroasian Academy of Television and Radio.
  • Member of the Union of Journalists of Russia and the International Federation of Journalists.
  • The editor-in-chief of programs for the State radio company "The Voice of Russia" (Broadcasting to foreign countries).
  • The producer of programs in English for the World and Progress radio station.
  • Director of award winning documentaries for Russian television.

Alexander Zhurbin

  • Russian composer.
  • Recipient of the prestigious Worker of Arts of the Russian Federation award. Member of the Union of Composers, Union of Cinematographers, Union of Theatrical Figures and Union of Writers.
  • The host of the telecast "Melodies for Memory" on NTV..
  • The author and the leader of broadcasts "Musical Sounds" and "Musical Intersections" on Orpheus radio station and columnist of Izvestiya newspaper. The winner of the National award "Musical Heart of Theatre" in the category "The Best Music" Russian journalist, director, screenwriter and producer. Managing Director of Service of Information and Broadcasting for Kultura TV channel.

Marina O'Neill Spencer

  • A leading actress in the theatre European Stars of the Ballet
  • Director and the founder of the school “Young Ballet in London".
  • President of the prestigious festival "GB Dance and Music" in London.
  • Marina graduated from Vaganova Ballet Academy (St. Petersburg), danced in the Bolshoi Theatre and at the Maryinsky Theatre, was a soloist in the State Academic Ballet theatre of Boris Eifman.

Sergey Murzayev

  • Recipient of the prestigious award Honored Artist of Russia.
  • Soloist of the opera troupe of the Bolshoi Theatre.
  • He worked in the Metropolitan Opera and the Milan theatre La Scala
  • Winner of famous Russian and international singing competitions.
  • Winner of the Luciano Pavarotti International vocalist competition.
  • Winner of the competition "Gold Mask".

Yury Zakharenkov.

  • Received the prestigious award Honoured Worker of Culture of Russia.
  • Actor and leading theatrical figure.
  • Director of the Moscow State Theatre "Ekspromt"

Irina Dubakina

    Dancer, teacher of the International Dance Center "VORTEX". Master of Sports in rhythmic gymnastics.
    She graduated from the school-studio under the guidance of Igor Moiseyev.
    She studied in the schools of Matt Mattox and Rick Odums.
    Partner of choreographic projects of Jeffrey Carter.

Natalia Kurgina

    Teacher. Choreographer.
    Artist Of The State Bolshoi Theatre Of Russia.
    Expert of the international educational program on choreography in Europe and Asia.

Max Savatteri

    Italian dancer and choreographer, studied at Renato Greco's Academy.
    Studied Jazztecniques, Modern, Lyrical Jazz, Contemporary, Afro, Tap Dancing and Funky Style, danced with Matt Matoksa.
    Teaches New Style/Street Jazz.

Konstantin Ivanov

    Associate Professor, Deputy head of the Department of Vocal art of the Russian University of theatre arts-GITIS

Dina Migdal

    Author and performer of a lot of hits of Russian show business and cinema, teacher of pop vocal, producer.
    Partner of the largest Russian film companies in the field of show business as a songwriter and lyricist.
    Winner Of the "Song of the year", nomination Muz-TV "Duo of the year", the song took first place in the charts of Russian radio stations. Director and teacher of her own vocal school "Profitroli»

Mari Nzhipuakuju

    Singer and teacher. Participant of the television project "Voice -3".
    Backing vocals of the Russian music band «Prime Minister», singer of famous Russian performer.
    She worked with many well-known foreign and Russian performers, a participant of the TV show.

Jernandes Inachi

    Teacher of modern choreography and afro jazz.
    Teacher of the International school of dance in Moscow, choreographer of TV shows, worked with pop and film artists.

Don Krejg

    Producer, musician, singer and songwriter, composer, organizer of concert tours in Europe and Asia. Music critic.
    Works in Russia with local artists since 1993.

Sergej Sidorenko

    Film director, journalist, theater and film teacher, TV and radio presenter.
    Head of the directing workshop at the Institute of theater arts, director of the TV Channel “Culture”.
    The author of the idea and the first Director of the International competition for young musicians «The Nutcracker”, author and Director of more than 300 movies and television programs, host of «Music Time»

Antonis Remoundos

    Musician. Teacher. Choirmaster, creator of the choir.
    Organizer and art director of the "Porto Heli Festival".
    The organizer of chamber music concerts throughout Greece.
    Worked together with the London Symphony Orchestra and the Paris Baroque Orchestra.
    Laureate and winner of many competitions and festivals.

Efstathios Arvanitis

    Musician, teacher.
    He studied music in Greece and abroad (Germany, Spain, etc.). He gave concerts, and conducted orchestras and choirs in different countries. He is the principal professor at the Athens Conservatory and a member of the final examinations committees.
    Member of international prize committees and chairman of the jury of the ART & ART FESTIVAL contest.
    General Director of the magazine ART & ART MAGAZINE and artistic director of the Ermioni Music Association.

Maria Giordamnis

    Dancer, Choreographer.
    Teacher of one of the largest associations of folk Greek dance "TERPSICHORI".
    Participant of international festivals in Canada, Switzerland, Cyprus, Australia and Greece.
    Engaged in research activities to preserve the traditions of Greek culture.