Jury Committee 2016:

Jeļena PerļinaAssoc.prof., Moscow Academy of Ballet, head of choreography department (Russia);

Luana Luciani - a president of the dance commission with the Italian Ministry of Culture since 2009; Association of Culture DanzaSi president, Chief editor of the monthly choreography journal, Head of dance competitions: "Classical Dance Competition in Rome", "DanzaSi non solo jazz" since 1999; Organises dance performances and festivals, including "City Colors", "E solo Funk", "Ciao Rafaello"; Member of the jury in Spanish and Italian competitions (Italy);

Marek RózyckiDeputy Artistic Director of Berlin State balet School (Germany);

Yury PetukhovProf. The Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet ,Artistic Director of the Russian Classical Ballet Palace theatre, People‘s Artist of Russia, State Prize Laureate of Russia, Laureate to International Ballet competition (Russia);

Gunta Bāliņaeducator-coach of Latvian National Opera, Assoc.prof. of Latvian Academy of Culture (Latvia).Georgy A. KovtunAssociate Professor of Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory Department of Ballet Direction, Honored Art Worker of Russia, Choreographer and Stage Director (Russia);

Gyuzel Apanaeva – People’s Artist of Russia, Director of Moiseyev Dance Academy;

Marguerite Donlon - dancer, choreographer and Donlon ballet director (Germany);

Emi Hariyama  – International Arts Director, Ballerina (Japan);

Kenneth LuddenDirectorof Margot Fonteyn Academy of Ballet (USA);

Stefania Pigato Choreographer and teacher of modern dance, Vicenza (Italy). Cooperates with Opus Ballet, Il Balletto di Toscana and other prestigious Choreographic centers. The creator of the Pigato Contemporary method. Laureate of international competitions(Italy);

Philippe Lormeau – Prof. Liones Conservatory , head of choreography department (France).

Rainer Krenstetter a principal dancer with the Miami city ballet (USA).

Sławomir Gidel  Artistic director at Ballet School in Gdansk.  (Poland)

Joseph Morrissey – Director of Dance at the Interlochen centre for Arts, formally the Director of Artistic Planning and Touring for the Hong Kong Ballet. Danced with the Bavarian State Ballet, the Boston Ballet and the Charleston Ballet Theatre.  (USA)