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Finalists – Video Edition

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05 Feb 2021

Despite the exceptional format of this edition, the 78 candidates from all around the world have been able to show their hard work and talent via video. Following a week of ballet class exercises, they have presented today their classical and contemporary variations on video.

At the end of this day of Selections, the Jury, made of 9 renowned personalities of the dance world and presided this year by Richard Wherlock, Director & Head Choreographer of the Basel Ballet, have selected the 20 Finalists of this Prix de Lausanne 2021 – Video Edition:


107 KOBAYASHI Airi Japan 15.4 years old
112 COHEN Charlotte Australia 15.8 years old
118 MACIANO Andrey Jesus Brazil 16 years old
123 PARK Robin South Korea 16.3 years old
133 FALCÃO Luiza Brazil 16.9 years old
135 YAMAMOTO Koharu Japan 17.1 years old
204 FAN Liya China 17.1 years old
207 KWON Jooyoung South Korea 17.2 years old
210 YUN Seojeong South Korea 17.3 years old
216 DILIGENTE Giulio Italy 17.6 years old
218 CASALINHO António Portugal 17.7 years old
219 GOMES Francisco Portugal 17.8 years old
222 RAMO RUIZ Lorien Spain 17.8 years old
223 DE CARVALHO Kayke Nogueira Brazil 17.9 years old
226 ABDEL-NOUR Luca Egypt 17.1 years old
228 RAMOS PONCE Saïd Spain 17.1 years old
231 COUPAL Ashley Canada 18 years old
232 GUTIÉRREZ RUBI Marti Mexico 18 years old
236 FUCHIYAMA Shunhei Japan 18.2 years old
241 CRUZ Rui Cesar Brazil 18.6 years old

The 20 selected candidates are from 11 different countries. The most represented ones are Brazil (4 candidates) and Japan and South Korea with 3 candidates each.

The Finals will take place on Saturday, February 6th at 2pm (Switzerland time). It will be live streamed on ARTE Concert, YouTube, Facebook and the Prix de Lausanne website. The Prize Winners will be announced around 4.30pm. 6 Prize Winners will receive a scholarship and have the unique opportunity to choose among the most prominent schools and companies of ballet in the world.