We're looking for a ballet hope

24. - 25. October 2023
House of Culture, Liptovský Mikuláš

Idea of competition

The main idea of the ballet competition called „THE HOPE OF THE BALLET“ is the presentation and support of talented students in the field of dance art. The competition aims to connect, celebrate, highlight and present the talent of the involved dancers, and support the cooperation between their schools.

The Hope of the ballet

For who is competition?

The competition is open for students and graduates from conservatories and dance schools, as well as for professionals and active dancers. It is designed for dancers of all states and nationalities. The competition has two categories (A a B).

How to register?

Only participant, who submits correctly  completed application form and provides payment receipt of the registration fee, is allowed to  take part in the competition. With submission of the application the participant  agrees with the terms and conditions of the contest. In case of their violation his/hers participation can be terminated.

Quality of the competition and supervision

The course of the competition  is observed by a supervisor, who is responsible for:

The supervisor must not interfere in any way with the jury's assessment.


Ballet master

The Ballet Master is conducting classical dance training in the first round of category B. Training is not public, but it can be attended by category C contestants and educators from all participating schools.

Mgr. art. Igor Holovac - Ballet Master of SND

Awards for the winners

Jury awards:
Prize for the overall winner

1st - 3rd place in Category A
1st - 3rd place in Category B

The jury may also award:
The certificate of merit
Bonus for the best choreography
Bonus for the most original interpretation

Holders of the 1st prize in Category A, B receive the title The laureate of the competition.

Fond na podporu umenia
Liptovský Mikuláš
Dom kultúry Liptovský Mikuláš
Opera Slovakia
Raiffeisen bank