And the winners are...

On Saturday, the 22 Finalists presented their variations on the Beaulieu stage. Discover the 11 Prize Winners among them!

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Prize Winners of the 46th edition

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03 Feb 2018

The Prix de Lausanne has once again attracted young and promising dancers from all over the world. 74 out of the 78 selected candidates, finally participated in the 46th edition. Yesterday, 21 candidates were chosen at the Selections to compete in the Finals.

8 finalists were awarded a scholarship that provides them with the unique opportunity to choose among the 72 prestigious partner schools and companies of the Prix de Lausanne.

During the week, jury members have observed the candidates performing their classical and contemporary variations. This year, the Artistic Director of the HET National Ballet, Ted Brandsen, was President of the 9 jury member panel. As internationally-renowned dance professionals, they selected the 8 most promising talents.

The 8 Prix de Lausanne 2018 Prize Winners are:

407 – WAGMAN Shale – 17.9 years old – Canada
OAK Fundation

  1. Don Quixote
  2. Chroma

112 – PARK Hanna – 15.5 years old – South Korea
BOURSE JEUNE ESPOIR

  1. La Bayadère
  2. 1st Flash solo 1

134 – GUO Wenjin – 16.8 years old – China
Beau-Rivage Palace

  1. Don Quixote
  2. Rossini Cards

207 – LEE Junsu – 16.1 years old – South Korea

  1. La Fille Mal Gardée
  2. Furia Corporis

309 – ZHAO Xinyue – 17.11 years old – China

  1. Grand Pas Classique
  2. Becomings

412 – ARANDA MAIDANA Miguel Angel David – 18.6 years old – Paraguay
FONDATION DES AMIS DU PRIX DE LAUSANNE

  1. Paquita
  2. Plan to B

303 – GALVAO Carolyne – 17.5 years old – Brazil

  1. Grand Pas Classique
  2. Chroma

135 – GELFER-MÜNDL Aviva – 16.10 years old – USA
fondation_AAmon

  1. Paquita
  2. Touch, Feel, Sense

Contemporary Dance Prize

207 – LEE Junsu – 16.1 years old – South Korea


For his interpretation of : Furia Corporis

Audience Favourite Prize
303 – Carolyne GALVAO – 17.5 years old – BRAZIL

  1. Grand Pas Classique
  2. Chroma

Rudolf Nureyev Foundation Prize
407 – WAGMAN Shale – 17.9 years old – Canada

  1. Don Quixote
  2. Chroma

Best Swiss Candidate Prize

416 – BAREMAN Lukas – 18.1 years old – Belgium

  1. La Bayadère
  2. Becomings

Finalists who have not been awarded any prize receive the “Finalist Award” (a sum of CHF 1’000.-) offered by:

For the non-awarded candidates, the Prix de Lausanne organises the Networking Forum on Sunday, February 4th. This gives the dancers the opportunity to still have the chance of being selected by representatives of our partner schools and companies. Therefore, the Networking Forum makes the competition worthwhile for all participants.