All performers receive a certificate and a verbal and written assessment of their work. Medals, trophies and cash prizes are awarded to outstanding performers.
The major awards detailed below are for entrants aged between 13 & 21 years (Dancers 13-18 years) but there are other awards for older performers whom we encourage to enter Richmond Festival.
Conditions of entry for all awards are given in the appropriate section syllabuses.
Young Instrumentalist of the Year - Prize of £100 and Cyril Kemplay Memorial Challenge Cup. Winner 2018 Anna Brown
Young Pianist of the Year and winner of the Edith Steinitz Memorial prize of £100 - winner 2018 Thanousha Ratnam
Young Singer of the Year - J.H. Stoakes Memorial trophy and prize of £100 with a 2nd prize of £50. Winners 2018 Anna Haestrup.
2nd Mikolaj Derdun
Music tokens sponsored by KENSINGTON CHIMES MUSIC for the Senior and Junior Recitals. Winners 2018 Anna Haestrup and Charisse Amand (seniors).
The Young Dancer of the Year - The First prize will be £100 and £100 Vouchers with a runner-up prize of £50 & £50 vouchers The winner will also receive a trophy donated by the Richmond Parish Lands Charity. All vouchers are donated by Fourdance, Walton on Thames, who also give vouchers to all the finalists in the Young Dancer of the Year competition.
Winners 2018 Angelica Donaldson,
2nd Elena Tames
Young Performer of the Year
First Prize will be £100 with a 2nd prize of £50. Trophies for every section.
Winner 2018 - Rhiannon Namon
2nd - Sophie Waring
RuTPAF understands that it is very important that it protects the privacy of submitted information and it will be stored securely in accordance with the new DGPR regulations. RuTPAF will only use the data for the administrative needs of organising a large competitive Festival including information about the syllabus, dates, adjudicators, timetabling and programming, Gift Aid (where applicable) and forthcoming events which are connected to the Festival. RuTPAF will never share contact details with third parties. The information will only be used to inform about matters relating to the Festival. RuTPAF will not supply data to anyone else (unless legally obliged to do so) RuTPAF will not hold data longer than is needed to fulfil its purposes. RuTPAF acknowledges the rights of teachers, performers and parents of those under 16 to see the data that is held by the Festival in order to correct errors, to have data deleted from records and/or to complain to the authorities if data is believed to be misused. RuTPAF data is held by The Patrons' Secretary who maintains a list of patrons. Festival Section Secretaries for Dance, Instrumental, Piano, Speech and Drama and Vocal. They collect, use and store contact details of: all those who have applied to take part in the activities of the Festival and all those who have agreed to act as stewards at Festival events