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Criteria and Guidelines

FESTIVAL DANCE Criteria THEME/CONCEPT Thematic Interpretation Relevance True representation of regional culture and tradition CHOREOGRAPHY Creativity and artistry of movement patterns Formation Smooth transitions Appropriateness of movement PERFORMANCE Execution Mastery and coordination Synchronicity and precision Projection COSTUME Color combination Design Style Appropriate use PROPS Artistry Design Effective use Relevance to performance and concept Total 35%






FESTIVAL DANCE GUIDELINES: 1. Concept or theme for performance, costume and props must depict the culture, values and tradition of the region or locality represented;

2. The composition of the contigent must be within the MINIMUM OF FIFTEEN (15) dancers, musicians and festivals queen; 3. Assembly time for all participants (dancers, musicians and Festival Queen Candidates) is ONE (1) hour before the official time of the competition. 4. Each performance shall be limited to TEN (10) MINUTES including the entrance and exit; 5. For every five (5) seconds in excess of the allowable time, a penalty of one (1) point shall be deducted from the total score of all the judges; 6. The use of flammable materials such as pyrotechnics as part of the performance is strictly prohibited. Props used in the performance should not exceed 10ft. in height. Contingents are prohibited from performing dance movements that unduly endanger the safety of dancers; 7. The festival queen must be present and should take part in the dance performanece. Her role must be prominent and should be highlighted in the performance; 8. The decision of the judges shall be final and unappealable.

FESTIVAL DANCE PRIZES 1st Prize....................... 2nd Prize..................... 3rd Prize..................... Consolation Prizes............. Php 100,000.00 75,000.00 50,000.00 10,000.00 each

FESTIVAL QUEEN Criteria Personality Beauty and Poise Costume Over-all Impact Total 25% 35% 20% 20% 100%

FESTIVAL QUEEN GUIDELINES 1. The participating region in the Dance Festival must nominate one muse as the Festival Queen and must be bonafide PICPA member; 2. She must be presented and take part in the dance routine and must be given prominence during the presentation; 3. She must be at least 21 years old and must be an official member of PICPA Region she is representing; 4. Designers assigned to the respective contestant should ensure that their festival costumes and headpieces will fit through the backstage doorway measuring 7-1/2 feet high and 6 feet wide when worn, and that the candidate will be able to withstand the weight of the costume for the entire duration of the event; 5. The costume design must be relevant to the festival and the region they are representing in the Dance festival Competition; 6. The decision of the judges shall be final and unappealable. FESTIVAL QUEEN PRIZE................ Php 5,000.00