OUR JURIES

Eva Mor Jarque / Spain Elena Martinell / Spain
Eva Mor Jarque

Graduated in the Theatre Institute of Barcelona and the Conservatory of Dramatic Art and Dance of Madrid. Specialized in classical dance and the spanish dance Flamenco.
She studied with the famous artists Rosa Garcia and Enrique Burgos and worked in the great dancing theatres: Casino Fortuna in Malaga, Cabra d’or, El Relicario, Grand Palace in Lloret de Mar, La Siesta, Medieval Castle in Tordera and other places with her own ballet.
Dance teacher in various schools of Catalonia during 20 years.

Elena Martinell

Great singer, who began her studies with Maria Asumpcion Frauca (Girona) and continued in Barcelona where she is still working with the mezzo-soprano Francesca Roig.

Received master classes from great professionals like F.Ortiz, Montserrat Caballe, M.Zanetti, M.Ruiz, M.Ortega and others. Her professional activity goes through different formations and styles: Ancient, Sephardic, Klezmer, musical and opera.
Founder and voice of the group “Aljama” with whom she has released two records and won several awards.

Natalia Ruohonen / Finland Rossi Yordanova / Belgium
Natalia Ruohonen

She has a Moscow university degree in music and a degree in philology from Pushkin State University. She is a winner of international festivals and music competitions and a holder of the badge of honor awarded for the achievements in music and culture by the government of the Russian Federation.
She has composed over 150 music pieces. One of them, the song “A Little Cloud”, was recorded and performed by Alsou, a popular Russian singer, who competed in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2000 and came in second place giving her recognition all over Europe.
She is a member of Teosto, Finland (Finnish Composers Copyright Society). Her works include: “Cosmic Suite”, CDs “Dreamology” and “The Melody of The Departed Soul”, orchestra music, film music (is indexed at Mosfilm Film Studio), a member of the Grammy.

Rossi Yordanova

Famous bulgarian musician, composer, vocal coach, pianist, singer, conductor and producer. Founded International Song and Dance Festival “Abanico” in Sofia by the initiative of BMS “Shtastlivetsa“ and MA “Artvoices” Sofia, under the auspices of Instituto Cervantes, the Department of Education of the Spanish Embassy in Sofia and under patronages of the mayor of Sofia.
She is musical director of the International Arts Festival “Crossroad of the muses” in Sofia and International INTERNET TV “MUSIC COMPETITION SuPer 8″.
She is a jury member of some prestigious festivals in Europe: “Eurostars” – Malta, “Tralala” – Macedonia, “Golden ELLAT” – Moldova and others. She is the main vocal coach and director of the Music Studio in Sofia, one of the best studios for pop and rock music, and songs in Bulgaria.
She is also conductor of the choir Vocal Formation “Shtastlivetsa”.

Akopian Armanush / Armenia Montserrat Martinez / Spain
Akopian Armanush

A graduate of the Armenian State Conservatory, now a teacher at the Armenian State Conservatory. Since 2005, the owner of the academic title “Associate Professor”, winner of several well-known international competitions, jury member of the selection round of children’s contest “Eurovision”.

Montserrat Martinez

A great singer of the first soprano of Theatre “Liceo” in Barcelona, who has finished the highest Music Conservatory in Barcelona.
A soloist of several well-known music groups with more than 30 years of professional singing activity.

Pep Busquets / Spain Olatz Gorrotxategi / Spain
Pep Busquets

A graduate of the Music Conservatory of Barcelona and l’Aula. For 20 years director and conductor of the State Orchestra of Blanes. Director of Municipal School of Music in Ca l’Arnau, at l’Aula in Santa Susanna, and was the director of the famous choir «Atzavara».
Currently leader of the Music Group «Bantit Jazz Big Band», director of the Symphony Orchestra and Choir «Cineartis» in Barcelona.

Olatz Gorrotxategi

The great singer who studied her singing career in Italy and graduated with the highest score.
She has participated as a soloist in many opera productions and has sung in Theatre choir “La Scala” in Milan, in the Choir “Maggio Musicale Fiorentino” in Florence and in “La Arena” in Verona directed by world-known masters such as Ricardo Muti, Zubin Mehta, Lorin Maazel, Daniel Oren and others.
Currently singer in the choir of the Gran Theatre “Liceu” in Barcelona.

Cristina Llobet / Spain Cristina Gala / Spain
Cristina Llobet

Dance teacher with a title in the Art History department of the Catalonian Generalitat.
Choreographer and artistic director. Technical entertainment and cultural events coordinator.
She has her own dance school and coordinates the music and dance school in the city Palafolls.

Cristina Gala

Great singer, graduated in classical opera singing and classical piano at the Music Conservatory of Liceo in Barcelona, also at the Conservatory of Montpellier in France.
She has performed in many concerts in Catalunia and France. First soloist in the Gospel choir “cor amb swing”.
For the last 20 years singing in various well-known musical groups, as well as giving solo concerts.

Alba Puigdomenech / Spain Daniel Cardozo / Spain
Alba Puigdomenech

She has a diploma in the dance pedagogy at “Royal Academy of Dance” and is mentor and supervisor of the education program «Royal Dance Academy» in Spain.
Former member of “Ballet Juvenil” of Catalonia and contemporary Dance Group “Sunhay”. Moderjazz teacher authorized by the Generalitat de Catalunya.
A graduate of “Benesh Movement” and currently director of dance school “Daina” in Blanes, Spain.

Daniel Cardozo

Great singer and musician from Paraguay. 52 years ago, he moved to Europe and created the famous group “Three Paraguayan” which he worked with for 26 years around the world.
He has performed at the best venues in Europe, such as “Olimpia” in Paris and “Filarmoni” in Berlin.
To his credit of 60 recorded discs within 15 years of artistic career at the present time he is working at the famous flamenco show “La Masia”.

Carmen Guirado / Spain Swetlana Kisselmann / Germany
Carmen Guirado

Professional dancer in sport dances, multiple participant and winner in sport dances throughout 10 years in the highest national and international category.
Professional dancer of National Spanish dance – Flamenco. Ballroom dancing Teacher of Latin and Standard dance in different schools of dance for 15 years.

Swetlana Kisselmann

Director of the company «Monolit Festivals», an honorary jury member of various international competitions, jury member of the international organization World Association of Performing Arts (WAPA), a professional musician and music teacher with an experience of over 30 years in Russia, Germany and Spain.
Organizer of creative international competitions and festivals, aimed at supporting young artists in discovering their talents, and all participants – to develop their skills and professional growth.

Natalia Kazlova / Belarus Susanna Del Saz / Spain
Natalia Kazlova

President of the company “Monolit Festivals”.
Professional dancer for 30 years, choreographer, director and artistic director. She began her career with sports dances, where she won several national and international competitions. She continued her career at the famous dance school “Todes” in Minsk.
Over the past 8 years she works in the Flamenco Theater “Grand Casino Show Flamenco” in Lloret de Mar, the best flamenco ballet in Costa Brava and is now also dencer and choreographer of the great ballet Hillsong Barcelona. Dance teacher of different styles for 20 years.

Susanna Del Saz

Studied music at the Girona Conservatory Isaac Albeniz, together with famous Enriqueta Tarrés, Chantal Botanch, Carmen Rodriguez and Juana Maria Bañeres.
She worked in a concert hall in Milan. Has performed with the Orchestra Girona, Orchestra Costa Brava, and as a singer at International Orchestra Selvatana. She worked at Cantada de Habaneras in Calella de Palafrugell, broadcasted live by TV3, at the Festival “Musicant” in Campllong and at the show “Dukkun”.
In recent years she collaborates with the Selva Big Band, participates in the project of the Chamber Orchestra of Empordà and the Mediterraneum Ensemble, with the show “Songs of Times Square”.
Currently she gives concerts with the pianist Nito Figueras, playing many different styles: jazz, pop, swing, soul, ballads and boleros, popular Catalan and international and also acts in the show “OPERA FANTASY” and “ÓPERA PRIMA”.