Project Description

Winners of the 13th Edition of theVancliffen “Attilas Akilas Silvester”

International Ballet Competition for Young Talents and Groups,

Category – Groups – Youth

1st Prize – Candy Canes – Greece

2nd Prize – Fairy Dolls – Italy

Other prizes not assigned

Category – Groups – Junior

1st Prize – Kodo – Italy

Other prizes not assigned

Category – Groups – Senior

1st Prize – Affreschi – Italy

Other prizes not assigned

Category – Soloists – Youth (Ages 11-12)

1st Prizes:

Melissa Galbiati – Italy

Tudor Adrian Tutuianu – Romania

Denisa Constantinov – Romania

2nd Prize

Ioana Natalia Pavel – Romania

3rd Prizes

Matilde Rota – Italy

Alessia Negri – Italy

Adriella Katsantoni- Greece

Category – Soloists – Juniors – Ages 13-15

1st Prizes

Andrei Mancas – Romania

Mate Frunza – Romania

2nd Prizes

Nicole Cararra – Italy

Sabina Hultoana – Romania

3rd Prize

Ilinca Teodora Agafitei – Romania

Dragos Sabaiduc – Romania

Category – Soloists – Senior –Ages 16-18

1st Prize – Francesca Caporali – Italy

2nd Prize – Estella Gambara – Italy

3rd prize – Laura Murariu – Romania

Modern and Contemporary Division:

Category – Semi Professional

1st Prize – Edoardo Zanobini – Italy

2nd Prize – Not assegned

3rd Prize – Not assigned

Category – Senior

1st Prize – Lara Cavezza – Italy

2nd Prize – Meliti Kontou and Sofia Giannouli – Greece

3rd Prize – Not assigned

Category – Junior

1st Prize – Francesco Polese
2 nd Prize – Rebecca Ferlin

Honorable Mention – Rebecca Armata

Best Modern Dancer

Edoardo Zanobini – Italy

Best Contemporary Dancer

Francesco Polese – Italy

Scholarships and Prizes were awarded to:

Canada’s National Ballet School:

Nicole Carrara – Italy

Room and Board paid by Vancliffen Arts Foundation

Andrei Mancas – Romania

Room and Board paid by Albenga Investments Ltd(Canada)

Hamilton Academy for the Performing Arts

Tuition Scholarships

Francesco Polese – Italy

Laura Murariu – Romania

Erica Green – Canada

Dragos Sabaiduc – Romania

EDAS- SIBA – Salzburg Intern. Ballet Workshop

Tuition Scholarship

Francesca Caporali – Italy

Room and board paid by Vancliffen Arts Foundation

Estella Gambara – Italy

Tuition Scholarship

Pavlova International Ballet School 

Tuition Scholarships

Erica Green – Canada

Rebecca Armata – Italy

Vittoria Tagliapietra – Italy

Lara Cavezza – Italy

Tudor Dimitru Atasiei – Romania

Jury Prizes- Artistry

Ilinca Teodora Agafitei – Romania

Sabina Hultonana – Romania

Overall Award

Francesca Caporali – Italy

Honorable Mention- Greece

Sofia Giannouli

Best Contemporary

Francesco Polese

Best Modern

Edoardo Zanobini

Project Details

  • March 16- 19, 2017
  • held in Pietra Ligure
  • 13th Edition of theVancliffen “Attilas Akilas Silvester”