The Prix de Lausanne 2020 International Ballet Competition
La «Fondation en faveur de l’Art Chorégraphique» y la “Fondation de la Saison Culturelle de Montreux” anuncian que la 48 edición del Premio de Lausanne, del 2 al 9 de febrero de 2020, se llevará a cabo en el Montreux Stravinski Auditorium.
Esta decisión es el resultado de las discusiones iniciadas entre las dos fundaciones y las ciudades de Lausanne y Montreux teniendo en cuenta la renovación del «Palacio de Beaulieu» durante el año 2019 que hará imposible que el Prix de Lausanne 2020 se celebre en el teatro.
Lausanne, October 4th, 2018: The “Fondation en faveur de l’Art Chorégraphique” andthe “Fondation de la Saison Culturelle de Montreux” announcet hat the 48 th edition of the Prix de Lausanne –from February 2nd to9th, 2020 –will be held atthe Montreux Stravinski Auditorium as the “Palais de Beaulieu” will be closed for renovations that will initiate in 2019. The “Fondation en faveur de l’Art Chorégraphique” and the “Fondation de la Saison Culturelle de Montreux” unite to organize the 48 th edition of the Prix de Lausanne–from February 2nd to 9th, 2020 –that will be held atthe Montreux Stravinski Auditorium.
This decision is the result of discussionsinitiated between the two foundations and the cities of Lausanne and Montreux taking into account the “Palais de Beaulieu”’s renovation over 2019 that will make the Prix de Lausanne 2020 impossibleto be heldin the theatre. The selection process, the Rules and Regulations, the quality of the hospitality and the competition procedure of the international ballet competition during the week will not change in any way. The Prix de Lausanne willreturn to the “Palais de Beaulieu” for the 2021 edition.
The organizersand all the interested partiesin this event look forward tothis new collaboration!
Grégoire Junod, Lausanne’s Mayor: I amgrateful to the City of Montreuxfor this collaboration and their warm welcomefor this “Lausannestamped” project.I am happy that the international influence of the competition will take place inthe Riviera regionfor the 48th edition.
Laurent Wehrli, Montreux’s Mayor and National Councillor: The city ofMontreux is happy to welcome this prestigious competition andto host artists, partners and media from all over the world. We are thankful to the organizers and to the City of Lausanne for their trust.
Stéphane Lagonico, Board’s President of the “Fondation en faveur de l’Art Chorégraphique”: As the Prix de Lausanne’s organization keeps on being more and more professional, its development depends on a strong local integration. The support of Lausanne and Montreux for the 2020 edition of the competition in Montreux during the renovation ofthe “Palais de Beaulieu”under linesthe fact that all of the Vaud population valuesthe Prix de Lausanne. We thank both cities for their collaboration to host the Prix de Lausanne 2020in Montreux and are looking forward to holdingthis eventat the Stravinski Auditorium.
Kathryn Bradney, Prix de Lausanne’s Artistic and Executive Director: The Prix de Lausanne is very grateful for the collaboration and support between the City of Lausanne and the City of Montreux.The beautiful Stravinski Auditorium coupled with the Montreux Music & Convention Center (2m2c)is the perfect combination for a unique, spacious and utmost professional Prix de Lausanne 2020 ballet competition. Keeping in mind the excitement of 2020, we are currently in full preparation for the next 47thPrix de Lausanne from February 3rdto the 10th, 2019 at our traditional Palaisde Beaulieu.
Jean-Baptiste Piemontesi, Montreux’s City Councillorfor Economy, Culture and Tourism: Thiscollaboration Lausanne/Montreux isawin/winfor our eventsand our cultural diversity. The various economic playerswho contribute to the development of our regions will also take advantage of it.
Pierre Smets, Administrator of the“Fondation de la Saison Culturelle de Montreux”: TheFSCM proves here its key rolein bringing togetherthe cultural stakeholders, allowing the audience to live exceptional moments in such a prestigious venue: the Stravinsk i Auditorium.
The next edition of thePrix de Lausanne will be held from Monday February 4thto Saturday 9th, 2019 at the “Palaisde Beaulieu”, in Lausanne.
International ballet competition.
February 2nd – 9th, 2020.
Next Finals: Saturday February 8th, 2020.