Merlin Award Competitions
Ukraine Merlin Award Competitions  


The Merlin Award Competitions Ukriane will take be held at the World Festival of Magic Ukraine. It will take place in the second largest city in Ukraine, Dnepropetrovsk, on June 4-6, 2013.

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One Merlin Award trophy will be presented for the Grand Prix Winner

Nine Medals of Merlin with diplomas will be presented by Tony Hassini at this competition.

Three Medals of Merlin for Best Stage Magic
First Place
Second Place
Third Place

Three Medals of Merlin for Most Original
First Place
Second Place
Third Place

Three Medals of Merlin for Best Closeup Magic
First Place
Second Place
Third Place

There will also be cash prizes.

For questions, you can email Sergey Tsymbalist at

You can also email Dmitry Mosin for more information at


Information about festival: ( short info...maximum 70 peoples, $ 150 US all inclusive - entry fee, attending lectures, accommodation - hotel, meals) .Details information below.....

Dates and location: From 04.06.2013 to 06.06.2013, the Country
leisure facilities "Pine forest", "Mayak", 30 km from Dnepropetrovsk
in the picturesque pine forests.The closing ceremony of the
competition will take place in the city of Dnepropetrovsk, in one of
the big stage of the city.

Terms:To participate in
the competition to professional artists and amateurs up to 50 years.
(3 age categories - under 12 years, 12-18 years, 18-30 years, 30-50
years) Total number of participants - up to 70 people. Magicians can
take part in all categories without restrictions, and they can not
apply techniques used by them in other categories.
Competition category:-
Micromagic, (10 minutes)- Stage Magic, (12 minutes)- Illusion (up to
15 minutes).- Mentalism (15 minutes)Possible performance in each
category (but not more than one number in the category)! Competition
will be based on the following criteria:- Introduction (for the press
- conference call with reporters, answering questions) Evaluation
conducted by journalists.Professional jury assesses performance on the
following criteria:- Entertainment and artistic impression;-
Technique;- Originality of numbers;- Program (construction of related

Selection of
participants is May 1, 2013 to submit an application. Bidders to
submit proposals to the Organizing Committee by e-mail: -
Participation in the Contest in any form;- Photo;- Creative biography;
- Link to a video card with his work (no video - live photos);-
Contact information (address, phone)The organizing committee for 5
days will review your application and send you their decision. If the
answer is in your name comes to an official invitation from the
Organizing Committee of the Competition.The order of
financing;Accommodation and meals, seminars and transfers: 120 euros.
or $ 150.This price include registration, food, accommodation and
transfer from airport, railway station ...

Awards:All participants will be awarded with diplomas and memorable
characters of the Contest, prizes of the Organizing Committee and
sponsor gifts.Competition winners will be awarded.The Winner Grand
Prix get prestigious "MERLIN" !!! 1. Cup Competition;2. Tape and
Laureate Diploma Grand Prix;3. Valuable gift. The winners in the
categories:Cup Competition;Winner of the diploma;Precious gift . Prize
winners in the categories:Diploma of the winner of the second and
third degree of competition;Gift.Audience Award - winner chosen
spectators and journalists festival. First 3 Place in every category
also have golden ,silver and bronze medal from President of IMS Tony
Hassini. All participants will receive special certificates and gifts
from sponsors and partners.