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Competition Calendar

December 15, 2018
Application
Deadline

January 2019
Preselection
by Opera
Europe
(& RESEO for the
Education
Prize)

February 2019
Voting phase:
Announcement
of Shortlist
on the FEDORA
Platform

March 2019
Donation phase:
Announcement of
nominees on
the FEDORA
Platform

Spring 2019
Nominees
Crowdfunding
Campaigns

June 2019
FEDORA
Prizes
Award
Ceremony

Eligibility Requirements

FEDORA – GENERALI Prize for Opera

1 Productions should be of newly commissioned and yet unstaged work or of relatively recently composed or rediscovered work (the work may not have been staged yet).

2 Opening nights must be scheduled within the time frame of summer 2019 and the year of 2020.

3 Productions should involve at least two and preferably three or more partners (i.e. opera houses, festivals) from different countries committing to staging the new opera creation.

4 The creative team should preferably bring together emerging artists of different nationalities and disciplines (e.g. composers, conductors, librettists, stage directors, costume designers, set designers, etc.).

5 Preference will be shown towards new opera creations being created by emerging artists.

FEDORA - VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Prize for Ballet

1 Productions should be of newly commissioned and yet unstaged work or of relatively recently composed or rediscovered work (the work may not have been staged yet).

2 Opening nights must be scheduled within the time frame of summer 2019 and the year of 2020.

3 Productions should involve at least two and preferably three or more partners (i.e. opera houses, ballet companies, festivals) from different countries committing to staging the new ballet creation.

4 The creative team should preferably bring together emerging artists of different nationalities and disciplines (e.g. composers, choreographers, conductors, costume designers, set designers, etc.).

5 Preference will be shown towards new ballet creations being created by emerging artists.

FEDORA Prize for Education

1 Project should be an innovative education project that is implemented by the applying opera house, ballet company or festival.

2 The project implementation must take place or start within the time frame of summer 2019 and the year of 2020.

3 Projects should involve multiple partner organisations in the implementation of the project.

4 The creative team should preferably bring together emerging artists of different nationalities, disciplines and institutions (e.g. composers, choreographers, conductors, librettists, stage directors, costume designers, set designers, education managers, etc.).

5 Preference will be shown towards new projects reaching out to and engaging new audiences, especially younger audiences.

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