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Gdynia OPEN 2021

International Children’s and Youth Song Festival online edition

1. Organiser:
Youth Community Centre in Gdynia
2 Grabowo Street
81-265 Gdynia

e-mail:, phone: +48 58 698-86-18

Official office of the festival: e-mail:, phone: +48 512-496-277

2. Place and time:

The Festival will last from 1.04.2021 to 04.07.2021

The festival consists of three stages:

3. Accreditation:

Payment of the accreditation should be done after the presentation of the Finalists’ list from 17.05.2021 to 19.05.2021 by 23:59. The lack of the fee will result in removal from the Finalists’ list. In case of resignation from the Festival the fee will not be refunded.

The finalist is obliged to pay the fee on Youth Center’s bank account: 46 1440 1026 0000 0000 1253 0625 with the following information added: akredytacja ,,Gdynia Open 2021’’ and the name and surname of the Finalist. In case of duets names and surnames of both the competitors or the band’s name.

4. Age categories

Soloists and duets:

Bands (from 3 to 15 vocalists):

Family groups (from 3 to 15 participants)

The year of birth of the participant determines the age category. In case of duets/bands age category is determined by the age of the oldest participant.

5. Participation conditions:

The Festival is organized for soloists, duets, vocal bands and family groups. Choirs are not allowed to take part in the Festival.

  1. In order to participate in the Festival it is essential to fill in an online Application Form which can be found on from 01.04.2021 till 09.05.2021 (you are also asked to prepare the link to the film and a picture).
  2. The participant is also obliged to attach to the Application Form the link to the recording which is to be placed on The link must be signed correctly. Recommended resolution of the recording is 720p or 1080p.
  3. Filling in and sending the Application Form is equivalent to the acceptance of this Regulations and to giving consent to personal data processing by the Organizer.
  4. In case of duets and bands the consents must be signed by the parent/legal guardian of the competitor under 18 years old. In case of the adult competitor he/she signs the consents by himself. Scans of the signed consents must be sent on by 12.05.2021 23:59.

Requirements concerning festival videos:

  1. Contest video sholud be filmed horizontally and from one camera shot not neccessarily static one. No editing is allowed.
  2. Contest video can be recorded in home environment. The usage of microphone is not necessary but acceptable.
  3. In soloist‘s presentations choirs are acceptable (only vocal presenations of the soloists will be evaluated).
  4. Any interference in the recording by post-production is unacceptable, only LIVE recordings are acceptable.
  5. Contest video should be placed on a private account as PUBLIC with the following information:

Note: Lack of any of the documents and attachments may result in rejecting the application.

6. Organizational principle:

7. Audience Award:

8. Prizes:

Performes selected by the Jury in the age category up to 10 years will receive statuettes of „Smiling Fishy“ and a material prize.

Performes selected in the age categories from 10 years above will receive the statuettes: „Gold Fishy“, „Silver Fishy“ and „Bronze Fishy“ and a financial prize.

Grand Prix

Personality of the Festival

Audience Award

Soloists and duets

  • I prize – 500 PLN
  • II prize – 400 PLN
  • III prize – 300 PLN


The Jury has the right to change the amount and the alocation of the awards in each category.

The Jury can decide to award additional material prizes.

Information clause

  1. The administrator of your personal data is Młodzieżowy Dom Kultury (Youth Community Centre) with the registered office in Gdynia (81-265) at 2 Grabowo Street, phone nb. +48 58 6988618, mail:
  2. The administrator of personal data appointed the Data Protection Officer supervising the processing of personal data. Contact with the Data Protection Officer on e- mail address :
  3. Your personal data / personal details of Your child will be processed for the implementation of the “Gdynia OPEN 2021“ festival online edition and archiving documents based on art. 6 par. 1, point a) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/48 / WE (general regulation on data protection) – Dz.U.UE.L 2016.119.
  4. You have the right to access, rectify your personal data / personal details of your child, limit their processing, and the right to object to the processing of personal data and the right to withdraw any consent at any time with the reservation that withdrawal of consent does not have impact on the lawfulness of data processing, which was made on the basis of consent before its withdrawal.
  5. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory body, which deals with the protection of personal data, if it considers that the data is being processed contrary to the law : Protection Data Office, 00-193 Warsaw, 2 Stawki Street
  6. The period of processing Application Forms with your personal data / personal details of your child by the Administrator is 2 years counting from one year after the festival finishes.
  7. Your personal data / personal details of your child may be made available to other entities on the basis of legal regulations and entities with which the Administrator has concluded agreements on the entrustment of personal data.
  8. Your personal data / personal details of your child will not be subject to automated decision making and profiling.
  9. Providing data is voluntary, but necessary for the implementation of Gdynia OPEN 2021 festival.
  10. Your personal data/ personal data of your child can be transferred to different countries (e.g. USA) as a result of using Facebook, You Tube. We inform you that servers of Facebook and You Tube are located in the USA where personal data protection regulations are different.