Prix de Lausanne

For more than 40 years the Prix de Lausanne has opened doors for exceptionally talented young dancers of all nationalities to the world's most prestigious schools and companies. The organizers of the event take a holistic approach in evaluating competitors, promoting academic credentials and enforcing a strict health policy to ensure dancers are well-positioned for long term career success.

Dancers enabled to study at the most renowned ballet schools
Previous Prix de Lausanne winners hail from a variety of countries around the globe, including the United States, Brazil, China, Japan and Portugal. They went on to study at the world’s leading dance companies, such as the Royal Ballet School and the English National Ballet School in London, UK, the Hamburg Ballet School in Germany, the Ballet Academy in St Petersburg, Russia, and the San Francisco Ballet School in the United States.

Adveq and Prix de Lausanne share common values
Since 2007, Adveq has been fostering emerging international talent in the dance world through its sponsorship of this world-renowned ballet competition. Previous Prix de Lausanne winners hail from a variety of countries around the globe, including the United States, Brazil, China, Japan and Portugal. They have since studied at some of the world’s leading dance schools, including the Royal Ballet School and the English National Ballet School in London, UK, the Hamburg Ballet School in Germany, the Ballet Academy in St Petersburg, Russia, the San Francisco Ballet School in the United States and Birmingham Royal Ballet in the UK.

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2017

Italian dancer Michele Esposito was awarded Adveq’s scholarship at this year’s international ballet competition for young dancers held in Lausanne, Switzerland, from January 30th to February 4th. The 17 year-old, who currently studies at the Tanz Akademie Zurich, Switzerland, was selected to receive the prize out of 68 other candidates, who each performed their chosen classical and contemporary variations over the course of the week.

Source: Prix de Lausanne 2017 – photo Gregory Batardon

2016

Chinese dancer Hang Yu was awarded Adveq’s scholarship at the 2016 international ballet competition for young dancers held in Lausanne, Switzerland from February 1st to February 6th. The 16 year-old, who currently studies at the Shanghai Dance School in China, was awarded the prize out of 67 other candidates, who each performed their chosen classical and contemporary variations over the course of the week.

2015

Out of overall 67 candidates at this year’s annual international competition for young dancers, Japanese dancer Mitsuru Ito won Adveq’s scholarship at the world-renowned ballet event in Lausanne. Mr. Ito currently studies at the Conservatório Nacional in Lisbon, Portugal. The 18 year-old from Saitama Prefecture, Japan, previously attended the Acri Horimoto Ballet Academy, Saitama, Japan.

2014

American dancer Precious Adams from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Russia, wins Adveq’s 2014 scholarship at the world-renowned ballet competition.

2013

Masaya Yamamoto from Yokokura Akiko Ballet School in Nomi, Japan, was awarded the Adveq 2013 scholarship at the world-renowned dance competition. The picture shows the winner together with Adveq's André Jaeggi.

2012

Young Brazilian ballet dancer Edson Ferreira Barbosa from Grupo Cultural de Dança-Ilha was awarded the 2012 Adveq scholarship. The picture shows the winner together with Adveq's André Jaeggi (from left) and Bruno Raschle.

2011

Young Chinese ballet dancer Zhiyao Zhang from the Beijing Dance Academy was awarded the 2011 Adveq scholarship. The picture shows the winner together with Adveq's André Jaeggi (from left) and Bruno Raschle.

2010

The jury of the 2010 Prix de Lausanne awarded the scholarship sponsored by Adveq to Ms. Mariko Sasaki (Yuriko Kawaguchi Ballet School, Tokyo). In picture she is photographed after the prize ceremony together with (from left) Adveq's André Jaeggi, Stefan Bannwart and Bruno Raschle.

2009

The 2009 Prix de Lausanne Adveq sponsored prize was awarded to Ms. Miki Mizutani from the Acri-Horimoto Ballet Academy in Saitama in Japan. The picture shows Ms Mizutani with Adveq’s Bruno E. Raschle (left) André Jaeggi (right).

2008

2008 prize winner Dylan Tedaldi (Boston Ballet School, US) received the Adveq scholarship from the jury. In picture, he is standing between (from left) Adveq's André Jaeggi and Lyly Siep at the award ceremony.

2007

In 2007 the jury awarded the Adveq sponsored scholarship to prize winner Telmo Moreira from the Ecole de danse du Conservatoire National, Lisbon, Portugal.

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