Prix de Lausanne 2021

Selected candidates for the 49th edition

International ballet competition – Auditorium Stravinski (Montreux)

Lausanne, November 3rd, 2020: the jury panel members of the Video Selections chose 79 dancers to participate in the Prix de Lausanne 2021. Along with the 3 pre-selected candidates, a total of 82 dancers are invited to take part in the 49th edition of the world-renowned international ballet competition, from January 31st to February 27th, 2020 in Montreux, Switzerland.

The Video Selections took place with a jury panel composed of 9 professionals from the dance world.

There were 399 applicants (318 girls and 81 boys) from 44 different countries who sent their videos. A total of 79 dancers have been selected and 3 candidates were already pre-selected*.

In total, 82 dancers (52 girls and 30 boys) were selected to take part in the Prix de Lausanne 2021.

*3 candidates were pre-selected thanks to the South American Video Preselection.

Considering the global current situation, the Swiss government has announced, on October 28th, stricter measures in response to the rising Covid19 cases. This may potentially affect the organization of the Prix de Lausanne 2021 but it is currently too soon for us to say. The Prix de Lausanne will do a follow-up of the situation at the beginning of December.

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