talent contest for people of all ages

Online music competition

Online music competition Portamento Contest is a talent contest where performers from all over the world can participate. The uniqueness of this competition is that there is no age limit and no restrictions for the level of professional development. All that matters is the talent and the shared passion for music. The challenge is aimed not only at musicians, but also at those who have dancing skills.

The dynamic and uncertain situation we have been for a long time is a prerequisite for creating this kind of contest. This gives an opportunity musicians from all over the world a chance to be noticed and judged by a jury with international recognition. The jury includes renowned performers from European stages and music educators.

The type of this competition provides an alternative way to apply, which consists of attaching a video and detailed information about the artist. The affordable fee for participation makes the music competition even more attractive.

By participating in this online music competition, performers will demonstrate their musical abilities, which can ensure their career growth at a higher level. The winners of the Portamento contest will receive certificates and the winner will be awarded by the Grand Prize. For the most distinctive and captivating performance the jury will present a special award.

Being a part of this debut music competition will bring the performers moral satisfying and diplomas for the demonstrated skills. The received diplomas can complement the biography of the musicians to show there’s achievements. That will encourage them to continue and improve in their field.

Making music is a way for musicians to express their individuality. In each work there is a particle of the essence of the creator, which makes the creation so special and unique.

Unleash your potential to join this challenge and shine with your talent!

Contest Rules

The Portamento Contest is a musical contest where you will compete against performers from all over the world.

We offer you a new level of performance.

You will be appreciated by professionals and artists with international recognition and success.

The Portamento Contest is an online music contest that will open the door to better professional opportunities for you as an artist.

Your recordings will be seen by already established artists, and they will appreciate your performances.

Assessment method:

You will be assessed on a-100 point scale, and the assessment is complex and based on the following: stage behaviour, vocal, dance or instrumental skills, artistry, professionalism, inaccuracies in performance, fidelity to performance styles, difficulty in performance, and charisma – a component that is very important for any performer and on which you will be assessed only in the Portamento Contest.

All contestants will receive a diploma and certificate for their participation in the Portamento Contest.

The third award will be given for a score between 70–79 out of 100 points.

The second award will be awarded for a score between 80–89 out of 100 points.

The first award will be given for a score between 90–100 points out of 100 points.

The grand award will be given to one of you who has managed to win over the jury to your inimitable talent and charisma.

The jury’s special award will be given for the favourite performance of all the jury members.

We wish you success!

entry

Registration procedure:

    1. Please enter your personal data – two names, email address and your age. Make sure that the information provided by you is spelled correctly, as it will be used for the diplomas of the qualified participants.
    2. Select the desired area in the drop-down menu with which you take part in the competition.
    3. Enter a Youtube link, which must be free (public). If necessary, you can enter a second.
    4. Indicate the two names of the specialist with whom you are studying or have been trained in the field.
    5. Tell us where you learned about the Portamentno Contest.
    6. After filling in the contact form you need to pay your participation fee. Upon payment, the fee cannot be refunded.
    7. In case of correctly filled in application and successfully paid fee, your participation is finalized.
    8. You will receive an informative email at the e-mail address you specified.
Information about participation fee:
  • Upon successful registration, you will receive an email containing detailed instructions for payment the entry fee.
  • Participation fee: EUR 30.00 per participant.
  • Terms of payment: Within three days, after sending the performance, we will expect your payment to the account of the competition.

Jury

Онлайн музикален конкурс

Orlin Goranov

Popstar and performer of some of the greatest Bulgarian songs.

Онлайн музикален конкурс

Prof. Tony Shekerdzhieva-Novak

Professor of classical singing.

Онлайн музикален конкурс

Kostadinka Nikolova

Soprano voice and a classical singing teacher.

Online music competition

Hristo Hristov

Viola – Director of the contents for The USA

Музыкальный конкурс

Yavor Topalov

Violinist

Музыкальный конкурс

Tsvetelina Nahabedian

Modern and classical ballet

Музыкальный конкурс

Konstantin Topalov

Contest Director

FAQs

You can enter the contest by using our contact form to send your request or directly selecting your desired area to participate and age group, then you must upload your performance, pay a fee and finalise your entry to our contest.

Our jury consists of top music and dance professionals. You can find out more about them on Jury.

Because more and more people want to show their talent and skills to the world and this could be done best over the internet in just 10 minutes.

Taking part in the Portamento Contest would benefit not only young performers. Performers of all ages can show their talent, skills, abilities and the level of their achievements based on the hard work they have put into performing arts over years. Taking part in our contest and receiving our award or certificate will open a bigger and wider door to your professional development. By adding it to your CV, you can apply for scholarships, or to different schools, universities and courses, as well as to present it to different theatres around the world, which would increase your chances of achieving your goals.

The Portamento Contest will be held annually. The entry will take place between April and December this year and the results will be available at Christmas, or the first days after New Year.

You can enter the contest every year. There are no entry limits or age limits. Enter, prove yourself to the world and take the first place!

No, everyone can show their talent and skills. Open the door to better professional development! We can be your springboard to success. Do not hesitate and take part!

Yes, we are considering it, but it is a surprise in store for the next year.

Results

The results of all the 2022 contestants will be published on our website on 5 January 2023, and the contestants will receive their A4 certificates and awards at the email address they provided when registering.

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