NEW WAVE 2009
The international competition of young executors of popular music «New Wave» - bright cultural event not only in Russia and Latvia, but also in the countries of Near and Far Abroad. The idea to organize new competition, on what not similar of earlier spent in territory of Russia and the CIS countries, at composers Igor Krutoj and Rajmond Pauls has arisen in the beginning of 2002.
Annually is spent selection round of participants more than from 30 different countries of the world.
Annually negotiations are carried on with the best world stars for their performance within the limits of the concert program of competition. Among visitors of competition – popular executors of Russia and the Near abroad. Among visitors «New wave 2008» were the best actors of the Russian platform. On a visit on competition of profit Robin Gibb, Joe Cocker, Al Jerro, Montserrat Caballe, Elena Obraztsova, whose performances were clapped by spectators of a concert hall «Dzintari». In 2007 within the limits of competition performance of actors with world popularity - Michael Boltona, Stevie Wonder, Dmitry Hvorostovskiy took place. 2005 and 2006 - Lara Fabian, Craig David, Al Di Meola, Chris de Burgh, 2004 - Thomas Anders, Bonnie Tyler, 2003 - Patricia Kaas, In-Grid, Sarah Connor, at the first competition-opening sang Toto Cutugno, Lou Bega.
Annually in structure of jury – the most known musicians and producers. Constant co-chairmen of jury are Igor Krutoj and Rajmond Pauls.
Carrying out of the first competition has demanded huge efforts from its organizers. Search of partners, weight of organizational questions, the operative decision of problems with which it was necessary to collide for the first time, have involved many physical and moral expenses. To days of carrying out of competition only on a line of organizers of "New Wave” to Jurmala have arrived more than 800 person, there have arrived some transport trailers with scenery and the equipment.
The idea of development of design of the Prize for winners consist in that it became an ideal symbol of competition. In the tender among the best design companies tens interesting decisions have been presented. Initially the Prize should was be made of blue crystal: promptly rising waves, on which crest - piano keys from white crystal and amber. But because of technological restrictions and natural opportunities of materials it was impossible. And now the prize represents three waves which have directed up from white crystal which crown keys from black crystal. The winners who have borrowed the 1st, 2nd and 3rd places, receive such Prize.
Not far off already and "New Wave 2009". Among visitors «New Wave 2009» will be the best actors of the Russian platform. On a visit on competition many foreign stars are expected also.
Up to a meeting in Jurmala 2009 - in a magnificent oasis of music, a positive and unforgettable impressions!