The National Competition and the Children's Dance Prize "Spring Sacred" was established in 2016 by the Charity Foundation for the Promotion of the Development of Choreographic and Fine Arts under the direction of the People's Artist of the Russian Federation, laureate of the State Prize, laureate of the Moscow Government Prize in Literature and Art Ilze Liepa and is a prize in the field of children's and youthful dance. Holding the Competition and awarding the Prize is carried out on a competitive basis once a year following the results of the previous season.
Aims and Tasks of the Competition:
Raising the level of children's amateur dance creativity in Russia;
Search and support of amateur dance groups of Russia, corresponding to high cultural, creative, professional requirements;
Assistance to amateur groups in the formation of a repertoire that meets high artistic and cultural requirements;
The search for talents, participation in the destiny of gifted, able-bodied and responsible children in need of help; the creation of opportunities for the acquisition of a ballet profession;
Encouraging dance groups to creative search and professional growth;
Creation of conditions for creative communication between children and adolescents;
Analysis of the status of amateur dance in Russia, the identification of weaknesses and alarm signals. Formation of critical recommendations to teams that do not meet the requirements of the Contest for certain parameters;
Support and development of rich traditions of Russian classical, modern and folk dance. Formation of children's interest and respect for the native history and multinational culture of Russia. The development of patriotic feelings through art;
Attracting a family audience. Creation of conditions for successful cultural and aesthetic education of children. Formation in children, not engaged in dance, interest in choreography, the ability to perceive and understand art. Development of artistic taste of children.
The presentation of the National Prize "The Sacred Spring" takes place on the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theater.