Prix de lausanne
International ballet competition
February 2nd - 9th, 2020
Next Finals: Saturday February 8th, 2020


Artistic Team 2020

We are delighted to present our artistic collaborators for the 48th edition of the Prix de Lausanne! The competition could not exist without them: international dance teachers, coaches and musicians! They all contribute to ensuring that the Prix de Lausanne is a learning opportunity as well as a springboard to success, through their availability, constant care and […]

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Portrait, Philippe Braunschweig

Philippe Braunschweig, a man with two passions: dance and watchmaking Founder of the company Incabloc A love of watch movements has been passed down from father to son in the Braunschweig family from La Chaux-de-Fonds. Electrical engineer George Braunschweig (1892-1975) founded his company, Porte-Echappement Universel SA, in 1931 to focus on improving timekeeping reliability and […]

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84 selected candidates for the Prix de Lausanne 2020

The video selections took place from October 24th to 27th in Lausanne with a jury panel composed of 9 professionals from the dance world. There were 377 applicants (301 girls and 76 boys) from 44 different countries who sent their videos. A total of 76 dancers have been selected and 8 candidates were already pre-selected*. In total, 84 dancers […]

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Jury for the video Selections 2020!

The video Selections will take place from October 24th to 27th, 2019 at the Prix de Lausanne’s office, in Switzerland. The nine jury members will meet during four days to watch all the video recordings sent by the applicants. Eight of them are guests, professionals from the world of dance along with the Artistic & Executive […]

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Interview with Prize Winner 2019 Sumina Sasaki

Sumina Sasaki, a young Japanese ballerina, won the scholarship provided by Emile Chouriet after the 47th Prix de Lausanne, in  February 2019. Following her success, the young lady had the chance to join the prestigious Royal Ballet, in London. Émile Chouriet is proud to welcome Sumina in its manufacture to help her discover the world […]

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Networking Forum 2019

We are delighted to announce that at least 34 dancers – among the candidates of the Prix de Lausanne 2019 – confirmed that they have taken up an offer to pursue their training and career in one of our Partner School or Company thanks to the Networking Forum! The list of their positions, names and choices […]

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Interview with alumnus 2017 Adrian Cruz

During my trip to the United States, I stopped in Atlanta, GA to visit Adrián Cruz, the candidate I was an interpreter for during Prix de Lausanne 2017. I asked him about the two years following the competition. I remember him as a very hard working and positive dancer, so here is a little interview […]

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Preselected candidates, Brazil

The South American preselection for the Prix de Lausanne 2020 took place this weekend at the Teatro Rio Vermelho in Goiânia, Brazil. Click here to see some photos! This year, 56 dancers took part in this preselection. They were coming from many countries of the continent such as Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay and Uruguay. Congratulations to the three winners! […]

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Émile Chouriet, Prix de Lausanne 2020 sponsor

The Émile Chouriet Manufacture is proud to sponsor the Prix de Lausanne for the fourth consecutive year. It will be held from February 2nd to 9th, 2020 in Montreux. A ballet of hands perfectly synchronised by a mechanical heart for one, gentle agility combined with a muscular body for the other, watchmaking and dance are […]

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