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From 29 May to 1 June 2019, Plekhanov University's Anapa camp for the fifth time carried out the interbranch contest of students' creativity "Plekhanov Fest". This year students from Moscow and 16 branches of the university, including the abroad ones from Erevan, Ulan-Baatar and Minsk, came to take part in it.
The entertaining program insisted of 3 competition days in various direction: musical, dancing, original, media and video introduction and the Gala on the last day.
During those days, the festival held master-classes and trainings by the jury members, which were:
Sergey Fanasov – participant of the "Dances on TNT channel" project, soloist of A. Rybnikov Musical Theatre;
Ekaterina Svetlichnaya – Winner of "The Battle of the Streets" in the nomination "Experimental", finalist and winner of Vibes 015 in the nominations "hip-hop" and "house";
Yana Blinder – singer, composer, producer, participant of "Voice 3", the "Bravo" band's soloist;
Kit Rane – vocal coach, songwriter and composer;
Viktor Butusov – actor, comic actor, participant of "Open microphone", "Comedy Battle";
Ksenia Semenova – actress of Moscow Theatre ZHIV, KVN director;
Pavel Krikunov – Plekhanov University alumnus, advertisement, clips and short films maker;
Renata Khusainova – laureate of the speech contest "Master of word", Editor-in-Chief of "VTSentre" newspaper, and editor of "Alpha Alphabet" book.
On the first day of Fest students presented their theatre and original performances.
The second day was all about dancing. The prizes were the following:
"Modern dance" – I degree laureate were students from Moscow Diana Baykova and the team YT DANCE CREW. Ekaterina Morokina from Ivanovo and the Dancing team of Krasnodar branch took II degree prizes, III degree went to Sevastopol branch's Dmitry Nedostup and "PlekhanovFamily";
I degree prize-winners was the dancing team from Voronezh "INSIGHT", Elena Bogdashkina from Volgograd and duet from Perm branch, including Ksenia Gadalshina and Daria Goloschapova;
The nomination "Street dancing"'s laureate was a student from Krasnodar branch Arina Bondareva, I degree prize-winner was the dancing team from Bryansk "Blitz";
The winner of the nomination "Ballroom and sport dancing" was a duet from Saratov social and economic institute Kristina Esina and Anton Leonov;
The Grand-prix in dancing went to Daria Lozhnikova and Yuriy lemeshkov.
The third day was all about music. The prizes were the following:
I degree winner – Nikolay Mikaelyan from Orenburg branch;
II degree winner – Ekaterina Tarasova from Smolensk branch.
I degree – Anna Temnyakova, Moscow;
II degree – Ekaterina Parfenova, Moscow;
III degree – Daria Zhuravskaya, Pyatigorsk.
"Academic vocal": I degree winner – Andrey Shikhov, Krasnodar;
I degree laureate – Vladislav Biryukov, Voronezh. "Folk vocal": Dmitry Atamanov, Evgeny Denisov, Maria Levchuk, Anastasia Ivanova (ensemble), Saratov; Olcha Badarchi, Ulan-Baatar.
"Instrumental performance": Stepan Poluyanov, Perm."Jazz": Anastasia Umlauf – Ivanovo. "Author and Bard songs": Olcha Badarchi and Battsengel Batbaatar, Ulan-Baatar."Rap": Alfred Simonov, Erevan branch.
The nomination "Video introduction" went to Sevastopol branch.
The Media genre, the nomination "Best Camera Work":
The "Best photo project" went to Tatiana Nesterova from Saratov branch.
The final day of the project held the Gala, which ended with fireworks.