Digi-Talenty Lato 2021: Report

Dear Friends!
The summer edition of the «Digi-Talenty» remote contest is over!
About 300 applications  were received this time. Participants of this issue represented 14 countries: Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Spain, Moldova, Azerbaijan, USA, North Cyprus, Hungary, Israel, Bulgaria.

We are very glad that even during the holidays, talents continue to develop, create and hone their skills.

We congratulate all the laureates and diploma winners with the results and wish not to be satisfied with what has already been achieved.

Members of our jury also address the participants with the same wishes:

1. Polyakov Alexander
Director of the State Educational Institution “Republican Gymnasium-College at the Belarusian State Academy of Music”, teacher of the special piano department. Since 2008 he has been a soloist of the Belarusian State Philharmonic Society. Laureate of international competitions and participant of international festivals.

2. Maryna Leanovich
folk vocal teacher. Winner of international competitions. Creative Director of Artivities, Russia-Belarus.

3. Mariola Sójka
Specialist in modern forms of dance, holder of regional and state awards in the field of culture and education, Poland.

4. Vitali Papish
choreographer — director; teacher of dance technique of jazz contemp; initiator of many creative projects in India, China, Nepal, France. Member of many international festivals and creative laboratories.

5. Tetiana Chernoknizhnaya
Choreographer; teacher of dance technique of jazz contemp; initiator of many creative projects in Europe and Asia. Member of many international festivals and creative laboratories. Choreographer of the school of modern dance «Potoki» Dnepr (Ukraine)

6. Aliaksandra Beshta
teacher of arts and crafts, author of projects-winners at the Republican competitions of applied and artistic creativity.

7.  Oksana Kulchytska
Songwriter, head of the children’s vocal theater «Notki», music teacher, pop vocal teacher at The Only School of Jazz and Pop Music in Ukraine (Kiev, Ukraine), master of music.

8.  Anastasia Balysh
artist from Belarus. Participant of numerous exhibitions abroad and at home. Her paintings are in private collections around the world, in museums in Belarus and in the collection of the University of Oxford. Illustrator of children’s books (American and domestic publishing houses). Organizer of creative plein airs. Member of the creative association «Mastak».

9. Alexander Vinokurov
Teacher of wind instruments (clarinet, saxophone, flute). Conductor and musician. Lives in Berlin. Graduated from the St. Petersburg State Institute of Culture and has 30 years of experience as a teacher in Russia and Germany. Plays and teaches children and adults traditional klezmer music. For three years he directed a project at Janusz Korczak’s House in Berlin — Germany’s first children’s klezmer orchestra.
Now he is managing two projects: 1) teaching klezmer music from 0-level on the clarinet; 2) the author’s method of teaching to play a wind instrument from Hawaii — Classik Xaphoon for Russian speakers from all over the world from the 0-level.
He prepares future musicians — for study at musical institutions, gives master classes for wind instrument ensembles, and also provides online consultations and training. (Germany – Russia).

10. Hanna Leanovich
Theater and film actress. Graduate of the Moscow Institute of Culture. President of the Artivities company. Russia 

11. Magdalena Ziółkowska
choreographer, teacher at the State Music School in Gliwice, lecturer at postgraduate studies, co-owner of the Maciej Art Studio in Zabrze. She is a laureate of many artistic awards in the field of dance, playing instruments and singing. She composes songs for children and writes books on music education. Most of all, however, she is a teacher and ambassador of good quality in Polish music education.

12. Larysa Sakalova
Head of the art department of the Zaslavsky Children’s Art School, a member of Creative Public Association Mastak since 2005, winner of many regional, republican and international competitions, holder of awards in the field of culture. Belarus

13. Katarzyna Grudzień

Polish linguist, theater instructor in Cultural Centre in Pulawy, founder of SPUT² theater,  organizer of  theater, recitation and  interpersonal communication workshops.

14. Kuzmina Lidia
Director of the State Professional Educational Institution of the Krasnodar Territory «Sochi College of Arts», Honored Worker of Culture of the Kuban, laureate of the P.I. Bazhanova, laureate of the «Woman of the Year of the City of Sochi» award, laureate of many other awards. She was awarded medals “For outstanding contribution to the development of the city of Sochi”, “Honor and recognition of Sochi residents”.