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A New Season of the CPC For Talented Children International Contest Begins

DSC_1826.jpgA new season of the International Contest of children’s and youth’s art - CPC for Talented Children - begins on 5 March 2023. Exactly one month will be open for applications at www.ktk-talant.ru.

Participants of the charity project with the history of already 25 years will be granted an opportunity of performing at the best venues in the country, revealing their creative potential and gaining new knowledge. The peculiarity of the contest traditionally consists in an educational program, including creative meetings, round tables and master classes with experts. Competent jury is represented by highly qualified and experienced professionals, teachers of creative teams, prominent figures of culture and art, honored artists of Russia.

The contest geography covers the Republic of Kalmykia, Astrakhan Oblast, Stavropol and Krasnodar Krai (a separate stage takes place in Novorossiysk). Children and youth creative teams with participants from 7 to 17 years old, inclusive, living in the areas crossed by CPC crude pipeline,  are invited to participate (the list of districts and regional capitals is placed on the contest website).

In 2023, the festival will have seven nominations: Choreography, Instrumental Performance, Vocal, Chorus, Theater, Social Video and Pedagogical Workshop. Each nomination contains several categories - in total, more than 30 various areas are available for participation.

After the first, remote, stage of the contest is over, participants with 7 to 10 points will receive an invitation to the second stage. Here, gifted children and their teachers can take remote master classes from world-renowned artists and teachers. It is important to note that all contestants will be able to participate in these events by pre-registering on the website, not only those qualified for the second stage.

The third stage will be held in person. It will include master classes, concerts of experts and regional gala concerts where the contest winners will be awarded. The International Uniting Cultural Forum -Moscow Meets Friends - will become the Festival’s fourth stage and highlight, with young performers - winners of the qualifying stages from Kazakhstan will join the Russian participants.

As a note: over 18,000 children participated in the Project in 2022. The largest number of the applications came form Krasnodar and Stavropol Krais. Fifty participants became the winners of the Grand Prix. More detailed information is available on the official website of the contest: https://ktk-talant.ru/ in communities on VKontakte http://vk.com/ktk_talant and Telegram https://t.me/ktk_talant.

For information:

CPC Pipeline System is one of the major investment projects with foreign capital in energy sector in the CIS. The length of the Tengiz – Novorossiysk pipeline is 1,511 km. This route transports over two-thirds of all Kazakhstan export crude, as well as crude from Russian oil fields, including those in the Caspian Region. CPC Marine Terminal is equipped with three Single Point Moorings (SPM) that allow to load tankers safely at a significant distance offshore, also amid poor weather conditions.

CPC Shareholders: Federal Agency for State Property Management represented by Transneft (trust management) – 24%, CPC Company – 7%, KazmunayGas – 19%, Kazakhstan Pipeline Ventures LLC – 1.75%, Chevron Caspian Pipeline Consortium Company – 15%, LUKARCO B.V. - 12.5%, Mobil Caspian Pipeline Company– 7.5%, Rosneft-Shell Caspian Ventures Limited– 7.5%, BG Overseas Holding Limited– 2%, Eni International N.A. N.V. S.ar.l. – 2% and Oryx Caspian Pipeline LLC – 1.75%.​