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Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition

9-10 march on the Baltic Opera will welcome all youth dancers from all around Europe, to compete for a place in the finals of the annual NYC based Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition.
This competition allows its participants to enhance and expand their worldwide opportunities within professional dance carrier.
European semi-finals will be organised as part of the collaboration between our and Valentina Kozlova Dance Foundation.

Additional semi-final prizes:
– Valentina Kozlova Dance Foundation Award – covering accreditation costs for a participant in the finals of the VKIBC contest in New York (participant covers transport costs on his/her own)
– Michaił Zubkow Foundation Scholarship – covering participation costs in the 2nd edition of the ‘Wave of Dance’ workshops in July 2024 in Gdańsk. (Accommodation/food to be arranged and paid by the participant individually)
– Joffrey Ballet School Scholarship – covering workshop costs for a participant in the summer intensives of the Joffrey Ballet School 2024.


The semi-finalist will receive a special award in a form of a Michail Zubkov Foundation Scholarship – participation in the 2nd edition of the “Wave of Dance 2024” workshops.
On the same note, during this year edition of the “Wave of Dance 2023”, The Foundation will run its selection within every age group for the VKIBC semi-finals.
Amongst the semi-finalists, we will select two most skilled contestants who will obtain a prize of waived competition fee.
Good luck.